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 Senior Services

Mission Statement of Monroe County Senior Services

It is our mission to plan, develop and manage programs and services which promote the dignity, independence and preferences of the older persons we serve. We help consumers access appropriate services from a wide range of available resources. Senior Services provides advocacy for quality of life issues and represents the views, needs and concerns of the older persons of Monroe County.

STAFF MEMBERS:

  • Susie Brownell – BOOKKEEPER – (608) 269-8694
  • Diane Fennigkoh – TRANSPORTATION – (608) 269-8689
  • Wendy Kelly – ADVOCACY/ELDERLY BENEFITS – (608) 269-8693
  • Vicki Vieth – NUTRITION PROGRAM COORDINATOR – (608) 269-8692
  • Ann Allen – OFFICE CLERK – (608) 269-8685
  • Joyce Conant – TITLE V OFFICE ASSISTANT – (608) 269-8968
  • Nelson, Vicky – TITLE V OFFICE ASSISTANT – (608) 269-8807
  • Sue Weber – VOLUNTEER SENIOR TRIP COORDINATOR – (608) 269-8690

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Department Documents

 

CLICK ON “SERVICES” AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE FOR THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE.

 Contact Us

2016 Celebration of Seniors

Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI

Senior Services Programs Brochure

Severe Winter Weather

Aging Units in Wisconsin:   https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aging/offices/coagof.htm

Monroe County Senior Services Aging Plan Survey 2016-2018

Chore Services

  •  Lists of individual housekeepers, respite care, personal care, etc. (They are not part of an agency. We do not promote or recommend them. They are another resource.) If you are looking for agencies that provide similar services, go to:  http://www.adrcww.org/Docs/Community%20Link%20Monroe%202015-7.pdf and search for “home health”.  For more information, call Senior Services at (608) 269-8690.

Closings for Dining Centers and Senior Services Office

Come Enjoy a Meal With Us

Dementia Support Group

Donate to One of Our Programs

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors

Emergency Response Systems

Family Caregiver Support Program – Support for the Caregivers

Financial Exploitation

Food & Meal Alternatives

FoodShare Wisconsin – previously food stamps

Loan Closet (Mobility Supplies and Accessories) – Tomah Senior Center

Low Vision Support Group – May 2016

Mobile Food Pantries – Second Harvest

Monroe County Caregiver Support Group When you attend a support group, you get to meet other people who are in the same situation  as yourself.  You get to understand that you are not alone and the emotional roller coaster ride that you are going through is normal.  If you are taking care of a loved one, neighbor, or friend with their finances, household chores, transportation or just checking on their welfare, “you” are a caregiver.

Newsletter – Vintage Express Extra. If you are looking for a copy, you may pick up a copy at any one of the Monroe County Senior Nutrition Sites. You also can call Senior Services at (608) 269-8690 and we’ll direct you to the closest pick up point.

Find the current newsletter herehttps://goo.gl/UD3Ehj

Sparta Bingo

Tomah Activities

Tech tools for older adults

Telephone Reassurance Program – RSVP – La Crosse   The La Crosse Coulee Region RSVP Telephone Reassurance Program provides adults with disabilities or those who live alone with a daily call from volunteers.

SENIOR “VINTAGE VAGABOND” TRIPS Monthly organized recreational trips for seniors to various regional points of interest. Sight seeing, shopping, dinner shows and museums are just some of the adventures included in the trips. Call (608) 269-8690 Monday – Friday, 8:00am -4:30pm, for more information or to sign up for a trip.

May Vintage Vagabond Trip – Wisconsin Dells – Maggie Mae

June Vintage Vagabond Trip – Coloma, WI – Clauson Family

Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer Opportunities