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STOUGHTON AREA SENIOR CENTER Aging brings changes. You make life choices. We provide options.

248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI 53589 Phone: (608) 873-8585 타 Fax: (608) 873-8162 This guide lists services for older adults in the Stoughton area. If you find corrections or would like more information, please call the Senior Center at (608) 873-8585. The Stoughton Area Senior Center reserves the right to edit the information contained in this guide. The Stoughton Area Guide for Senior Services is also available on our website:

www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior/ Revised Edition -2013


Stoughton Area Guide for Senior Services INDEX OF SERVICES SENIOR CENTER SERVICES…………….. 2 – 3 CARE FACILITIES…………………………..

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FINANCIAL SERVICES……………………. 5 – 7 FITNESS/WELLNESS……………………… 8 – 9 FOOD PROGRAMS……………………….... 10 HOME HEALTH……………………………...

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HOUSING OPTIONS………………………. 12 – 13 IN-HOME SERVICES……………………….

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LEGAL SERVICES………………………… 14 – 15 MEDICAL SERVICES……………………… 16 – 19 RESPITE/ADULT DAY SERVICES………… 20 SUPPORT GROUPS/SERVICES..………. 21 – 22 TRANSPORTATION…………………………. 23 FREQUENTLY USED PHONE NUMBERS… 24

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SENIOR CENTER

Aging brings changes. You make life choices. We provide options.

STOUGHTON AREA SENIOR CENTER 248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI, 53589 타 (608) 873-8585 타 www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior

For details on the programs & services listed on pages 2 & 3 please use the above contact information.

PROGRAMS___________________ Social Events & Activities The Stoughton Area Senior Center promotes activities that provide opportunities for growth, life-long learning, leadership, intergenerational interaction, and socialization. A complete list of our scheduled activities may be found in our monthly Yahara Senior News newsletter, which is available at the Senior Center or our website. Many events and activities are free, and scholarships are available through the Friendship Fund if needed. Below are some of the social events and activities offered. __________________________________________

Classes & Skill Development - Wood Shop - Music Appreciation - Painting - Computer Training - Handiwork - Language Courses - Hardanger - Wood Carving - UW-Extension Nutrition Program __________________________________________

Social & Recreation Opportunities - Entertainment & Events - Chess Club - Travel Opportunities - Bunco - Monthly Movies - Lunch Bunch - Volunteer Recognition - Baseball Trips - Intergenerational Activities - Bingo - Pool Tournaments - Festive Meals - Shopping Trips - Card Groups - Wisconsin Senior Games __________________________________________

Fitness Opportunities -Chair Stretch -Wii Sports -Zumba

-Line Dancing -Ping Pong -Chair Massage

-Yoga -Tai Chi

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES____ There are many ways to volunteer at the Senior Center. Listed below are current volunteer opportunities. Discussion of new volunteer possibilities is always welcome. If you have a special expertise please consider sharing your time. -Meal Site Assistance -Meal Delivery -Reception Support -Office Projects -Gardening Projects -Class Instruction -RSVP Driver -Event Host -Fundraising Projects -COA Committees -Blood Pressure Screening -Intergenerational Programs -Loan Closet Assistance

PUBLICATIONS_________________ Yahara Senior News Newsletter The Yahara Senior News, the Senior Center's monthly newsletter, contains a monthly calendar of Senior Center events and scheduled menus, as well as articles on health, wellness and services for older adults and their families. The newsletter may be mailed to you for a cost of $8.00/year, or viewed on our website or picked up at no cost. __________________________________________

File of Life Emergency Packets Free wallet-sized and/or magnetic File of Life folders for your refrigerator are available at the Senior Center to make lifesaving information accessible to emergency personnel. __________________________________________

Resource Library The Senior Center has a library of resource publications, including books, brochures, DVDS and other media available to be rented out by the public.

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Accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers & the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers

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SENIOR CENTER

Aging brings changes. You make life choices. We provide options.

SERVICES_______________________________________________________ Case Management

Loan Closet

Serving: Stoughton, Towns of Albion & Dunkirk

Equipment such as wheelchairs, commodes, walkers and other items may be checked out on a short-term basis for a minimum donation of $5.00 to those residing in our case management service area (Stoughton, Town of Albion and Town of Dunkirk).

The Case Management program links older adults with services available to help them remain as independent as possible in their homes and community. Our Case Managers coordinate, evaluate and advocate for such services (e.g. medical, legal, housing, financial, food and transportation options) to meet each individual’s needs and preferences. Referrals to Case Managers remain confidential. Case Managers share information only with necessary provider agencies for the purpose of providing services and only with the signed consent of the care recipient. Persons may remain anonymous when making a referral for another person. An appointment may be made at the Senior Center or in your home. If you live in Dunn, Pleasant Springs or Rutland case management services are provided by the McFarland Senior Center, (608) 838-7117. _________________________________________

Nutrition Site The Senior Center serves lunch every weekday at 12:00 PM on a donation basis to people over 60 years of age. Participants must make a reservation by 1:00 PM the day before the intended visit.

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Foot Care Clinic Stoughton Hospital Home Health offers monthly foot clinics at the Senior Center. Check our newsletter or website www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior for specific dates and rates. Participants must contact the Senior Center to make an appointment. _________________________________________

Blood Pressure Screens Blood pressure screening is available each month. Check our newsletter or website www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior for specific dates and rates. No registration needed. _________________________________________

Support Groups The Senior Center hosts the following support groups: Caregiver, Grief, Low Vision, Multiple Sclerosis, Older Adult Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon and Parkinson’s disease. Please see pages 20 – 21 for more information, along with other area groups.

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Home Delivered Meals Meal delivery is available to homebound older adults in the Stoughton School District every weekday. Participants must call before 1:00 PM the day before to request meals to be delivered at home.

Mission Statement We are dedicated to the enrichment of the lives of older adults and their families by providing diverse programs, social services and volunteer opportunities.

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Accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers & the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers

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CARE FACILITIES

CARE FACILITIES in Stoughton, WI____________________________________ COMMUNITY BASED RETIREMENT FACILITIES (CBRF)

SKILLED NURSING HOMES

Harbor House 1221 E. Main Street, (608) 873-8333 A CBRF serving frail elderly and individuals with early dementia. COP funding approved. Visitors always welcome.

814 Jackson Street, (608) 873-6448 A Medicare and Medicaid certified 99-bed skilled nursing facility providing inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Harmony of Stoughton

Skaalen Home

2321 Jackson Street, (608) 877-1227 A family owned and operated company with years of experience in residential care for the elderly. They accommodate a wide range of residents’ care needs with compassion & understanding.

Heritage Center of Skaalen Home 400 N. Morris Street, (608) 873-5651 A holistic approach to caring for those who need assistance with activities of daily living, but do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. Heritage Center offers inhouse therapy services with a physician’s order. There is no entrance fee for Heritage Center Services.

Willow Pointe Memory Care 1940 Jackson Street, (608) 873-1327 A Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) specifically geared for memory loss patients. _________________________________________

ADULT FAMILY HOMES Holly’s House 1902 Spring Road, (608) 873-1612 A specially-designed home to provide care of the dependent adult in an extended family environment. Privately owned and operated. State licensed for four residents. _________________________________________

Nazareth House

400 N. Morris Street, (608) 873-5651 A Medicare and Medicaid certified 166-bed skilled nursing facility offering in-house physical, occupational and speech therapy services, respite care, HospiceCare, a 32-bed special needs Alzheimer’s Care unit, eight private rehabilitative care suites, and transportation services. __________________________________________

Assisted Living Provider List (ALPL) www.AssistedLivingProvidersList.com (608) 873-1611 Simplify the search for assisted living with ALPL, a website with a list of available local options and direct links to facility websites. _________________________________________

Long Term Care Ombudsman WI Board on Aging & Long Term Care 214 N. Hamilton St., Madison WI 53703 1-800-815-0015; //longtermcare.state.wi.us An Ombudsman protects and promotes the rights of long-term care consumers. They answer questions about care options, such as community care, community-based residential facilities or nursing homes, while serving as an advocate to investigate complaints in these long-term care settings and suggest solutions. _________________________________________

Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare www.medicare.gov; 1-800-MEDICARE Compare nursing homes in the area by facility characteristics or quality measures. __________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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Stoughton Area Senior Service Guide

FINANCIAL SERVICES_______________________________________________ Care Wisconsin’s Partnership Program coordinates health and long-term care, including all medical care, for eligible Dane County seniors. Partnership covers all prescription drugs, nursing care, transportation, in-home care, hospitalizations and other services. The Partnership care team—including a care manager/social worker, a registered nurse, and a nurse practitioner—coordinates with local doctors and service providers to support area enrollees. Funding is provided by Medicaid and Medicare for eligible enrollees. For details call an Outreach Specialist at (608) 245-3120, or a Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585. __________________________________________

Caring for the Caregiver The Area Agency on Aging of Dane County coordinates the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Funds are available for short-term supportive home care services, short-term respite care, support group resources information, caregiver training, etc. Contact: Senior Center Case Manager at (608) 873-8585, or the Dane County AAA Caregiver Coordinator at (608) 261-5679 __________________________________________

Community Action Coalition The Community Action Coalition (C.A.C.) provides financial assistance to residents in Dane County in need of security deposits or eviction prevention funds. C.A.C. only assists those households seeking new housing due to eviction, non-renewal of lease, a change in family size, or another emergency situation.

An appointment may be held at the Senior Center or in the resident’s home.

Community Options Program Designed to help seniors stay independent in their homes by funding and providing services. Eligibility guidelines apply. For more information contact a Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585. __________________________________________

Consumer Credit Counseling Services 128 E. Olin Ave., Ste 100 Madison WI 53713 (608) 316-1134 This service helps consumers with financial problems through education and counseling on personal budgeting, the wise use of credit and planned debt liquidation. Hours: Mon. –Thurs., 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM __________________________________________

Dane County Human Services Dane County Job Center 1819 Aberg Ave., Ste. C Madison WI 53704 (608) 242-7441, connection@co.dane.wi.us Economic Support Staff will screen for eligibility for public assistance programs in person or by phone. Apply online at: www.access.wi.gov Hours: Monday- Friday, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Care Wisconsin

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Elder Abuse, Neglect & Adults at Risk Dane Co. Dept. of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging Dane County Elder Abuse & Neglect offers many forms of protection from physical, verbal, emotional abuse, financial exploitation, sexual assault, or neglect – from police interventions to financial support or transportation to a safe place. All reports and records are confidential. Contact: (608) 261-9933, Monday –Friday 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM _____________________________________________

Contact: Rose Turner (608) 246-4730 __________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

Energy Assistance Program Employees from the Energy Assistance program hold office hours one day per month at the Senior Center, mid-November through mid-March. They will screen for eligibility and file applications for energy assistance. Appointments required. Call Energy Services for an appointment (608) 333-0333. FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Experience Works 248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI 53589 (608) 646-0409 OR Greater Wisconsin Area Agency on Aging Inc., Title V Older Workers Program

Dane County Job Center 1819 Aberg Ave., Ste C Madison WI 53704 (608) 242-4897; russell.gruner@gwaar.org These are state and federally-funded training-for-employment programs, serving older adults with limited incomes. Eligible individuals are provided with customized training services designed to assist them in developing the skills and experience necessary to achieve their employment goals. To qualify you must be 55 years of age or older and meet federal income guidelines. __________________________________________

Financial Education Counselor Stoughton Area Senior Center 248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI 53589 Individual appointments for FREE one-onone coaching are available for anyone who has questions about basic money management issues. Call Sue Taylor at the Financial Education Center to schedule an appointment (608) 224-3645. __________________________________________

Good Samaritan Fund This fund helps transients with basic subsidies (i.e. meals, groceries, gasoline, and one night lodging) for their journey. The service is available through area churches via a voucher by providing one’s name, a valid identification and a local pastor’s signature. Contact a local church for more information. _________________________________________

GreenPath Debt Solutions www.greenpath.com This non-profit company partners with you to ease financial pressures through a healthy management of analysis, planning, implementation, negotiation and education. For a free consultation call: 800-747-2898. _________________________________________

Independent Living, Inc Financial Management/Counseling 2970 Chapel Valley Rd. #203 Madison WI 53711 (608) 274-7900, ext. 133 Financial Management and Counseling offers a wide range of services, including balancing checkbooks, bill paying, budgeting, management of post-hospitalization Medicare and insurance statements, and financial management, counseling and education. _________________________________________

Medicare U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services www.medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE Customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer questions about Medicare including the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program, as well as provide up-to-date information regarding the health plans available in your area. __________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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Medigap Helpline 1-800-242-1060 State Health Insurance & Assistance Program

Call when you decide to change insurance coverage; enroll in Medicare Part B or Part D; quit, change jobs or retire; purchase LongTerm Care insurance; move or relocate. Part D Prescription Drug Helplines: 1-866-456-8211 (over age 60) 1-800-926-4862 (under age 60) _________________________________________

Seniors In Need Fund The Stoughton Area Senior Center accepts referrals for special financial needs not covered by other means. Case Managers will screen and refer to the Seniors In Need Committee. Most referrals are for one-time financial need. Call a Senior Center Case Manager at (608) 873-8585 for details. _________________________________________

Social Security Administration

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Stoughton’s Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA) assists older adults and low income individuals and families in filing their state and federal income taxes. Assistance with claiming Wisconsin Homestead Credit is also included. There is no cost for this program. Call the Stoughton Area Senior Center at (608) 873-8585 for details. _________________________________________

Wisconsin No Call List 1-866-966-2255 https://nocall.wisconsin.gov/ Signing up for the Wisconsin No Call List identifies you as someone who does not wish to receive telemarketing calls. It’s free and available for landline and cell phone customers in Wisconsin. Your number will be on the List for two years.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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www.socialsecurity.gov 1-800-772-1213 or TTY: 1-800-325-0778 Call this number for a new Medicare card. Please have your Social Security number handy when you call. Dane County Location: (608) 270-1141 6011 Odana Rd., Madison, WI 53719 _________________________________________

Veterans Service Office Stoughton Area Senior Center 248 W. Main Street, Stoughton, WI 53589 A Veterans Assistance Specialist can help veterans find the services they need or are entitled to. A representative is available on Fridays at the Stoughton Area Senior Center. Call (608) 266-4158 to schedule an appointment. ____________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI, 53589  (608) 873-8585  www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior

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FITNESS & WELLNESS OPPORTUNITIES in Stoughton, Curves www.curves.com 205 S. Division St., (608) 873-8000 Curves is a fitness and weight loss facility dedicated to providing affordable, one-stop exercise and nutritional information for women. Curves’ fit programs combine resistance training and cardio exercise which protects muscle, increases metabolism and burns fat. Curves encourages safe, load-bearing activities that help maintain bone density and fight osteoporosis. Strengthening muscles provides joint stability and a crucial part of arthritis treatment. AARP Health Insurance/Silver Sneaker beneficiaries are eligible to become a member at no cost. _________________________________________

FITNESS & WELLNESS

Anytime Fitness 2300 Hwy 51-138, Suite A, (608) 873-7799 Anytime Fitness is designed to meet the health and wellness goals of a diverse spectrum of individuals. Services specific to the needs of older adults include personalized fitness programs and our Senior Stretch Class, which is provided by an experienced geriatric trainer. Strength & Stretch classes beginning at 10:15 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays are free to senior members. _________________________________________

Skaalen Wellness Center & Pool Skaalen Retirement Services 400 N. Morris St., (608) 873-5651 ext. 372 The Skaalen Wellness Center is a fitness center designed specifically to meet the needs of senior citizens. They offer the latest in fitness equipment, tailored workouts to meet your specific interest and/or need and trainers with years of experience in working with geriatric clients. There are also open swim times daily for members of the community. __________________________________________

Senior Stretch Class Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

200 Veterans Road A low-impact senior stretch class meets at the VFW; $1.00/class. Contact Marilyn Slagsvold at (608) 873-3697 for more information. _________________________________________

Senior Water Aerobics Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays: 8:00 & 9:00 AM Stoughton Inn, 1124 W. Main Street

A low-impact senior water aerobics group meets at the Stoughton Inn pool. Bring your own suit and towel! Sign in and pay at thereception desk; $1.00/class. Contact Marilyn Slagsvold at (608) 873-3697 for more information. ________________________________________

Stoughton High School Pool 600 Lincoln Avenue Sally MacLaren-Meuer: (608) 877-5626 sally.maclarenmeuer@stoughton.k12.wi.us The Stoughton High School pool is open to the public weekday mornings, afternoons and evenings for open and lap swim, water exercise classes and private lessons. Senior discounts are available to individuals age 60 and older. An easy entrance to the pool is available through the school’s back parking lot, which is accessed by using Buckingham or Devonshire Roads. Call or check website at www.stoughton.k12.wi.us, click “Student Life” for current schedules, programs and rates. _________________________________________

Stoughton Parks & Recreation

321 South 4th Street, (608) 873-6746 www.cityofstoughton.com The Stoughton Parks & Recreation provides many fitness and wellness opportunities to the community. Contact the department for current class offerings and park hours. _________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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Stoughton Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation & Wellness Center 900 Ridge Street, (608) 873-2314 Phase 3 Cardiac Rehab Program Once participants have finished their Cardiac Rehab (Phase 2 Program), they can continue to exercise at Stoughton Hospital under the supervision of medical professionals through the Phase 3 Cardiac Rehab Program. Primary Prevention Program Those who have not participated in a previous Cardiac Rehab Program but have multiple cardiac risk factors and need to exercise in a safe environment can join the Primary Prevention Program. __________________________________________

Stoughton Hospital Complimentary Medicine Services 125 Church St., (608) 873-2271

Stoughton Hospital offers acupuncture, massage therapy and reflexology. __________________________________________

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Stoughton Area Senior Center 248 W. Main Street, (608) 873-8585 www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior Fitness Opportunities -Chair Stretch -Line Dancing -Wii Sports -Walking Groups -Tai Chi -Yoga -Ping Pong -Zumba -Chair Massage Classes & Skill Development - Wood Shop - Music Appreciation - Handiwork - Computer Training - Painting - Wood Carving - Hardanger - Language Courses - UW-Extension Nutrition Program Social & Recreation Opportunities - Card Groups - Chess Club - Travel Opportunities - Movies - Entertainment & Events - Lunch Bunch - Volunteer Recognition - Baseball Trips - Intergenerational Activities - Bingo - Pool Tournaments - Festive Meals - Shopping Trips - Bunco - Dane County Senior Olympics For details, please see the Yahara Senior News Newsletter or our website.

FITNESS & WELLNESS

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FOOD PROGRAMS_________________________________________________ City of Stoughton Food Pantry 520 S. Fourth Street, Stoughton WI 53589 (608) 873-8103 or (608) 646-0423 Federal income guidelines are followed and services are provided to people who reside within the Stoughton Area School District. This is a client choice program. Usage is limited to once every 30 days. Calls to make a food pick-up appointment: Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 -11:30 AM; 1:00 -2:45 PM; Friday 10:00 AM -12:30 PM only DO NOT leave a message to schedule an appointment. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 AM -12:00 PM; 1:00 -3:00 PM; Friday 10:00 AM -1:00 PM; first Sat. of every month 10:00 AM -1:00 PM _________________________________________

United Methodist Church 525 Lincoln Avenue, Stoughton WI 53589 (608) 873-3273 This is a client choice program; clients may choose own items from shelves. Personal hygiene supplies are available. Hours: Tues. & Wed. 9:00 AM -11:00 AM _________________________________________

Home Delivered Meals Stoughton Area Senior Center Meals are available for delivery to homebound older adults over the age of 60 in the Stoughton Area School District on a donation basis. Suggested donation of $3.00; actual cost of the meal is $6.40. Call (608) 873-8585 before 1:00 PM to request meals to be delivered at home. _________________________________________

Holiday Fund Offered one time per year during the holiday season. Food and toys are available to area residents for no charge. Call Stoughton City Hall (608) 873-6677 for details. _________________________________________

Annual Christmas Day Meal The Stoughton Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion partner every year to provide an annual Christmas Day meal at the VFW. Call the Senior Center (608) 873-8585 to arrange a reservation or a home delivered meal. _________________________________________

FOOD PROGRAMS

Senior Center Nutrition Site Stoughton Area Senior Center 248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI 53589 The Senior Center serves lunch every weekday at 12:00 PM on a donation basis to people over 60 years of age. Meal reservation: Call (608) 873-8585 by 1:00 PM the day before your intended visit. Suggested donation of $3.00; actual cost of the meal is $6.15. _________________________________________

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HOME HEALTH SERVICES___________________________________________ There are many agencies in the Stoughton area that provide nursing level care and therapy to individuals in their home. Some examples of home health services include medication monitoring, wound care, physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Contact a Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585 for more information about specific agencies or financial support eligibility.

BrightStar Health Care (608) 441-8620

Independent Living (608) 274-7900

Home Health United 1-800-924-2273

Stoughton Hospital Home Health (608) 873-2366

Community Living Alliance (608) 242-8335

Agrace HospiceCare, (608) 276-4660

Recovery Health Services (608) 274-8193 Meriter Home Health (608) 417-3700 UW Home Health (608) 203-2273

24 HOUR IN-HOME CARE____________________________________________ BrightStar Health Care (608) 441-8620

Good People (608) 223-0073

Home Care Services 888-697-4800

This toll-free Home Health Hotline helps Wisconsin residents with information about local home health care agencies; agency certification for Medicare and/or the Medical Assistance Program; results of state inspections of agencies; and complaints which have been filed against the agency within the last two years. The Hotline may also be used to file complaints.

HOME HEALTH

WI HOME HEALTH CARE HOTLINE 1-800-642-6552_________________________

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HOUSING OPTIONS

SENIOR HOUSING in Stoughton, WI 53589_____________________________ Greenspire Apartments

Rosewood Apartments

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300 Silverado, (608) 877-9388 Rosewood Apartments is a 3-story building for individuals age 55 and over with 90 one and two-bedroom apartments, available heated underground parking, and laundry rooms on each floor. Rent includes heat, water and sewer.

Maple Tree Apartments

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924 Jackson Street, (608) 873-7855 Greenspire Apartments are subsidized housing facilities for those 62 and over or disabled. The apartments are owned by the Stoughton Housing Authority which monitors and approves overall operations. 1650 Hanson Road, 1-800-346-8581 Professionally managed by the Wisconsin Management Company, Maple Tree provides subsidized, affordable housing for seniors and disabled citizens. The complex has 14 units with locked entry, on-site laundry, custodian, community room/kitchen, elevator, and a 24-emergency maintenance hotline. Pets are allowed with size restrictions. This unit is subsidized by the Dane County Housing Authority with rent based on 30% of household income.

Rosewood Apartments II

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321 Dvorak Court, (608) 877-9388 Rosewood II Apartments have one and two bedroom apartments with two floor plans. Each apartment has air conditioning. Rent includes heat, water and sewer. The 2bedroom apartments have a pantry and washer/dryer hookups. Apartments on the third floor have vaulted ceilings. There is a combination of market-rate apartments with no income restrictions and apartments that have income limits. Underground parking is available.

Park Vernon Apartments

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1601 – 1625 Vernon Road, 1-800-346-8581 Professionally managed by the Wisconsin Management Company, Park Vernon Apartments are federally subsidized units for the elderly or disabled. The complex has 24 units with one and two-bedroom homes. Park Vernon Apartments include all utilities, locked entry control, on-site laundry, custodian, and a 24-hour emergency maintenance hotline. Pets are allowed with size restrictions. Rent may be based on 30% of household income. __________________________________________

Skaalen Apartments 400 N. Morris Street, (608) 873-5651 Each two-bedroom unit offers a spacious living and dining area, a complete kitchen, private balcony, 1 ½ baths and security system. There is also a laundry facility and social area on each floor. One meal per day is included and residents have the opportunity to participate in weekly worship services at the Skaalen Chapel and to utilize the services provided by the Skaalen Beauty and Barber Shop. The Skaalen Apartments offer an affordable independent living option with the security of having a licensed nursing staff available as needed, 24 hours a day. ________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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HOUSING OPTIONS

SENIOR HOUSING & HOUSING SERVICES

Vennevoll & Skaalendal Community 400 N. Morris Street, (608) 873-5651 Vennevoll and Skallendal, a 164-unit condominium community is located on the north-east edge of Stoughton and overlooks the Yahara River. Owned and operated by the Skaalen Retirement Services, Vennevoll and Skaalendal offers maintenance-free properties, wellness monitoring by a licensed nurse and numerous ancillary services. Each two-bedroom unit has a spacious living and dining area, a complete kitchen, 1 ½ baths, a three-season porch with patio and oversized garage.

HOUSING / FINANCIAL SERVICES__________________________________ Community Action Coalition

Seniors In Need Fund

The Community Action Coalition (C.A.C.) provides financial assistance to residents in Dane County in need of security deposits or eviction prevention funds. C.A.C. only assists those households seeking new housing due to eviction, non-renewal of lease, a change in family size, or another emergency situation. An appointment may be held at the Senior Center or in the resident’s home. Contact: Rose Turner (608) 246-4730

The Stoughton Area Senior Center accepts referrals for special financial needs not covered by other means. Case Managers will screen and refer to the Seniors In Need Committee. Most referrals are for one time financial assistance need. For more information call a Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585.

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Tenant Resource Center Housing Help Desk (608) 242-7406 1819 Aberg Avenue, Rm. 2, Madison WI At the Housing Help Desk, tenants, landlords and service providers can find information, applications and referrals to help people find and maintain quality, affordable housing. _________________________________________

For HOME HEALTH, RESPITE & OTHER IN-HOME ASSISTANCE see pages 11, 14, 20 For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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IN-HOME SERVICES_______________________________________________

LEGAL SERVICES

IN-HOME SERVICES

The following is a list of area in-home service agencies that provide transportation, meal preparation, light housekeeping, rest and relief for caregivers and companionship. Some of these agencies provide bathing assistance. Contact a Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585 for more information about specific agencies or financial support eligibility.

BrightStar Health Care (608) 441-8620 Catholic Charities, Inc. -Companion Care(608) 833-4800 Comfort Keepers (608) 442-1898

Community Living Alliance (608) 242-8335

MAXIM Healthcare Services (608) 232-1000

Home Instead Senior Care (608) 663-2646 Independent Living (608) 274-7900

Stoughton Hospital Home Health (608) 873-2366

Interim Health Care (608) 238-0268

Recovery Health Services (608) 274-8193

24 HOUR IN-HOME CARE___________________________________________ BrightStar Health Care (608) 441-8620

Good People (608) 223-0073

Home Care Services 888-697-4800

For RESPITE & ADULT DAY SERVICES see page 20 LEGAL SERVICES__________________________________________________ Attorney Information & Referral Service of State Bar of Wisconsin

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

Contact: (608) 257-4666 for general attorney services.

A professional organization of attorneys dedicated to elder law. www.naela.org

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2850 Dairy Drive, Madison WI 53718 The Elderly Benefit Specialist (EBS) program is a federal and state-mandated advocacy program designed to provide older adults with free legal services. The program recognizes and respects diversity among older adult residents of Wisconsin. Assistance Includes information and advocacy in entitlement programs affecting older adults: Medicare; Medical Assistance; Social Security; Foodshare and more. The EBS program offers help in application and appeals. Contact: Benefit Specialist at (608) 224-0606 Cost: Free to people age 60 and over Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM __________________________________________

Neighborhood Law Project Villager Mall, Suite 3 2300 South Park Street, Madison WI The Neighborhood Law Project provides free legal service to Dane County residents. NLP can help with legal problems involving housing, employment, and public benefits. It is part of the University of Wisconsin Law School -- our clients receive legal services from law students, who are supervised by attorneys. Contact: Call (608) 260-8221 for office hours, to schedule an appointment, or for more information. ____________________________________________

Fons Law Office 500 S. Page Street, Stoughton WI 53589 Legal service practice limited to consumer law, debt collection harassment, credit report errors, deceptive sales practices, and tenant rights. Contact: Mary C. Fons (608) 873-1270 Cost: Depends on case Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Houser & Osborn, Attorneys at Law 301 West Main Street, Stoughton WI Emily Osborn practices in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships and Trusts for the Disabled. Elder Law includes competency planning, power of attorney documents and other advance directives, Medical Assistance (including planning and application), care contracts, wills, trusts, and revocable living trusts. She is available for programs on estate planning and elder law issues. David Houser practices in the areas of Business, Real Estate, Trusts, Contracts, Estate Planning and Probate. He is available for programs and seminars on estate planning. Contact: David M. Houser or Emily Osborn (608) 873-7781 Cost: varies depending on services needed; will provide free services with limited income and little or no resources. Hours: Monday – Friday.8:00 AM -5:00 PM, Saturdays by appointment

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Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG) www.cwag.org

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Long Term Care Ombudsman WI Board on Aging & Long Term Care 214 N. Hamilton St., Madison WI 53703 An Ombudsman protects and promotes the rights of long-term care consumers. They answer questions about care options, such as community care, community -based residential facilities or nursing homes, while serving as an advocate to investigate complaints in these long-term care settings, and suggest solutions. Contact: 1-800-815-0015, http://longtermcare.state.wi.us _________________________________________

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For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI, 53589  (608) 873-8585  www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior

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MEDICAL SERVICES in Stoughton, WI 53589_____________________________ DEAN HEALTH SYSTEM Dean Health Resource Center 225 Church Street, Stoughton WI 53589 (608) 877-2777, www.deancare.com The DHRC is a resource center that can provide you with accurate and reliable health information. Health educators are available to help you understand your medical care and improve your health. Clinic Hours: Mon. –Fri. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Lab Hours: Mon. –Fri. 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Dean on Call 800-576-8773. To get health answers, call our 24-hour Dean on Call phone service and talk to a nurse. __________________________________________

UW HEALTH STOUGHTON

MEDICAL SERVICES

1001 Nygaard Street, Stoughton WI 53589 (608) 877-2660, www.uwhealth.org Clinic Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Internal Medicine Ahsan Khalid, MD George Gay -MD Karen Griffin, PA-C After Hours Care Healthline, a telephone helpline staffed by nurses to help you with your health issues, is available for after-hours questions. Call (608) 877-2660 for access, or to reach an on-call physician after hours. __________________________________________

SHALOM HOLISTIC HEALTH SERVICES 1116 Ridge Street, Stoughton WI 53589 (608) 205-0505 Free holistic health care for low income and uninsured residents in the Stoughton School District. Please call to make an appointment. __________________________________________

STOUGHTON HOSPITAL (608) 873-6611 900 Ridge Street, Stoughton, WI 53589 The following Stoughton Hospital services are located at the address above unless noted:

Emergency Care is provided 24 hours every day by physicians who are board-certified in emergency medicine. Urgent Care is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., including weekends & holidays; service provided by Emergency Services personnel. Ambulatory Infusion Center (608) 877-2279 A cost-effective, comfortable and safe alternative for those who need treatment not requiring home health visits or inpatient hospital admissions. Cardiac Rehabilitation & Wellness Center (608) 873-2314 A treatment program designed for patients recovering from a recent cardiac event such as a heart attack, coronary artery bypass graft, stable angina, angioplasty, valve surgery, heart transplant and stenting procedures. Geriatric Psychiatry (608) 873-2242 An inpatient program designed to treat acute mental health disorders in adults age 55 and over. Personalized treatment is provided utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, including active participation in group therapy, individual therapy and activity therapy. Patients and families receive education on specific disorders, medications and effective coping strategies. Treatment is provided for depression, anxiety, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and psychosis.

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Home Health (608) 873-2366 Registered nurses are on call 24 hours/7 days a week to provide care for acute and chronic disease conditions, case management of care, medication monitoring, wound care, IV therapy and education regarding chronic disease management. Other services offered include personal care, social services and physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Serves patients requiring services of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

Inpatient Rehabilitative Care (608) 873-2217 Skilled nursing care or rehabilitation after a three day or longer hospitalization. To be eligible, a patient can be hospitalized at Stoughton Hospital or another hospital and then enter the inpatient rehabilitative care program. Customized care plans are designed to meet individual needs, enabling patients to return home as soon as possible. We offer large quiet private rooms and baths, room service dining, cable TV/ DVD, unrestricted visiting hours and valet parking. Medicare or private insurance often cover the cost for these services when specific criteria are met.

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Sleep Disorders Center (608) 873-2210 State-of-the-art services for diagnosing and treating sleep disorders. Trusted Hands (608) 873-2366 Reliable, professional home care and companionship services allowing you or your loved one to remain safely and comfortably at home. Services include meal preparation, light cleaning, laundry, errands, grocery shopping, respite care, bathing and personal care.

Stoughton Clinic: (608) 873-2292 Stoughton Wellness & Athletic Center 2300 US Hwy 51-138, Stoughton WI 53589 Oregon Clinic: (608) 835-5373 990 Janesville Street, Oregon, WI 53575

STOUGHTON AREA SENIOR CENTER 248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI 53589 The following services are held at the Senior Center. Call (608) 873-8585 for more information.

Journey Mental Health Center Mobile Outreach to Seniors Team (M.O.S.T) M.O.S.T counsels older adults who are experiencing changes and emotional stresses. The goal is to improve life satisfaction and to resolve areas of unrest or conflict. M.O.S.T. also offers the following services:  Care plans that focus on the individual’s concern  Supportive counseling and education  Advocacy  Support for the caregiver  Partnership with senior centers for community services An appointment may be held at the Senior Center or in the resident’s home from Mondays –Thursdays, 8:30 AM -4:30 PM. No direct fees charged; reimbursement sought through insurance programs if available. Contact: (608) 280-2560

MEDICAL SERVICES

MEDICAL SERVICES

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Blood Pressure Screening Volunteer nurses will take your blood pressure on a first come, first serve basis: 2nd Monday of month, 10:00 -11:00 AM, & Last Thursday of month, 10:00 AM –1:00 PM. No appointment required and no cost.

Foot Care Stoughton Hospital Home Health staff provide monthly foot clinics every: 3rd Monday of month, 12:30 PM -3:30 PM 3rd Tuesday of month, 8:30 AM -11:30 AM Clinics offer foot inspection, trimming of toenails, foot massage, proper foot care education and referral to a physician if needed. Diabetic care is available on 3rd Tuesdays for $25. Cost: $15.00 ,or $25.00 for Diabetic Care Appointments needed: (608) 873-8585

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Veterans Service Office A Veterans Assistance Specialist can help veterans find the services they need or are entitled to. A representative is available on Fridays at the Stoughton Area Senior Center. Call (608) 266-4158 to schedule an appointment. __________________________________________

MISCELLANEOUS MEDICAL SERVICES

Agrace HospiceCare Inc. Madison Office: (608) 276-4660, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison WI 53711 Janesville Office: (608) 755-1871, 3001 W. Memorial Dr., Janesville WI 53548 Agrace HospiceCare Inc. is a nonprofit, community-based hospice dedicated to providing physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families dealing with life-limiting illnesses. It offers comprehensive in-home, inpatient, respite, and residential care, and also provides hospice services in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. www.agracehospice.org

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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin This nonprofit organization provides information, education, advocacy and support to those coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, their families, and care-givers. Services include 24/7 Helpline, educational programs, support groups, information and local resources. 517 North Segoe Road, Suite 301 Madison, WI 53705 (608) 232-3400 or 888-308-6251 www.alz.org or scwisc.support@alz.org _________________________________________

Caring for the Caregiver The Area Agency on Aging of Dane County coordinates the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Funds are available for short-term supportive home care services, short-term respite care, support group resources information, and caregiver training. Contact: Senior Center Case Manager at (608) 873-8585, or the Dane County AAA Caregiver Coordinator at (608) 261-5679 _________________________________________

Care Wisconsin Care Wisconsin’s Partnership Program coordinates health and long-term care, including all medical care, for eligible Dane County seniors. Partnership covers all prescription drugs, nursing care, transportation, in-home care, hospitalizations and other services. The Partnership care team—including a care manager/social worker, a registered nurse, and a nurse practitioner—coordinates with local doctors and service providers to support area enrollees. Funding is provided by Medicaid and Medicare for eligible enrollees. Call an Outreach Specialist at (608) 245-3120, or a Case Manager at the Senior Center at (608) 873-8585 for details. _________________________________________

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Designed to help seniors stay independent in their homes by funding and providing services. Eligibility guidelines apply. For more information contact a Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585. ____________________________________________

Elder Abuse, Neglect & Adults at Risk DCHS, Area Agency on Aging (608) 261-9933 Dane County Elder Abuse & Neglect offers many forms of protection from physical, verbal, emotional abuse, financial exploitation, sexual assault, or neglect – from police interventions to financial support or transportation to a safe place. All reports and records are confidential. ____________________________________________

FREE or Low-Cost Medication: Senior Care: //dhs.wisconsin.gov/ seniorcare/ Patient Assitance:www.PatientAssistance.com RxAssist: www.rxassist.org Needy Meds: www.NeedyMeds.org Partnership for Prescription Assistance: www.pparx.org ____________________________________________

HOME HEALTH SERVICES See page 11 for a list of Home Health agencies. ____________________________________________

In-Home Emergency Response Emergency reporting systems enable people to summon help in cases of medical, fire or burglary emergencies. Stoughton Hospital Lifeline (608) 873-2372 Advance Security Solutions (888) 860-8098 Philips Lifeline (866) 674-9900 ____________________________________________

Medicare U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services www.medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE Customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer questions about Medicare including the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program, as well as provide up-to-date information regarding the health plans available in your area. _________________________________________

Medigap Helpline 1-800-242-1060 State Health Insurance & Assistance Program

Call when you decide to change insurance coverage; enroll in Medicare Part B or Part D; quit, change jobs or retire; purchase LongTerm Care insurance; or move Part D Prescription Drug Helplines: 1-866-456-8211 (over age 60) 1-800-926-4862 (under age 60) _________________________________________

Social Security Administration www.socialsecurity.gov 1-800-772-1213 or TTY: 1-800-325-0778 Please have your Social Security number handy when you call. Dane County Location: (608) 270-1141 6011 Odana Rd., Madison, WI 53719 Call this number for a new Medicare card. _________________________________________

Stoughton Lions & Lioness Club The Lions and Lionesses Clubs collect and provide funds for vision screens, eye glasses, cataract surgeries and other eye care services for those at risk of losing their sight. The clubs support for Lions Eye banks, which annually provide quality eye tissue for sight-saving surgeries, medical education and eye research. Call the Senior Center 873-8585 for the current club contacts.

MEDICAL SERVICES

Community Options Program

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For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

248 W. Main Street, Stoughton WI, 53589  (608) 873-8585  www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior

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ADULT DAY SERVICES in Dane County WI_____________________________ Adult day programs provide older adults an opportunity to get out of the house and receive both mental and social stimulation, while providing respite to caregivers. Some programs are dementia specific. Costs vary. Individuals who meet eligibility requirements may qualify for financial support or sliding free scales

Belleville Senior Center 130 S. Vine Street, Belleville WI 53508 (608) 424-6007 _________________________________________

Colonial Club Adult Day Center

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301 Blankenheim Ln, Sun Prairie WI 53590 (608) 837-4611; www.colonialclub.org

Inspired Adult Day Services

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120 Chalet Drive, Stoughton, WI (608) 873-7300

East Shore Adult Day Center

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4142 Monona Drive, Madison 53716 (608) 223-3111; www.emmca.org

Senior Interaction Program (SIP)

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932 N. Page Street, Stoughton WI (608) 873-5217 __________________________________________

Oregon Adult Day Program

St. Mary’s Adult Day Services 2440 Atwood Ave., Madison WI 53704 (608) 249-4450; www.stmarysmadison.com

219 Park Street, Oregon WI 53575 (608) 835-5801

CARE AGENCIES THAT PROVIDE RESPITE in Dane County WI____________ Agrace HospiceCare

Jewish Social Service of Madison

5395 E. Cheryl Pkwy, Madison WI 53711 (608) 276-4660, www.agracehospice.org Campus and in-home respite for family caregivers to hospice patients.

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RESPITE / ADULT DAY SERVICES

Catholic Charities 2617 International Lane, Madison WI 53704 (608) 663-7117 www.catholiccharitiesofmadison.org Companion Care Program, Elder Mentor Program, Respite Care Team Ministry

(608) 278-1808; www.jssmadison.org Share the Care & Friendly Visitor programs

Peer Support Program (608) 846-9496 http://thecommunitycornerstone.org See page 22 for more details. ___________________________________________

South Madison Coalition for the Elderly (608) 251-8405; http://smcelder.com Caregiver Partner Program

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Independent Living, Inc. (608) 274-7900 www.independentliving.inc.org General respite & Parkinson-specific program

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Caregiver Support Group nd

2 Thursday of the month, 2:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center, Stoughton Room Contact: (608) 873-8585 __________________________________________

Diabetic Support Group 2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 PM Stoughton Hospital, Ridge Room 900 Ridge Street, Stoughton, WI 53589 Contact: Deb (608) 628-6500

Low Vision Support Group

3rd Thursday of the month, 1:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center, Stoughton Room Contact: (608) 873-8585 __________________________________________

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30 AM Stoughton Area Senior Center, Mandt Room Contact: (608) 873-8585 __________________________________________

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Older Adult Alcoholics Anonymous

Grief Support Groups

Every Tuesday, 2:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center Stoughton Room, 2nd Floor

3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center, Stoughton Room Contact: (608) 873-8585 See Agrace HospiceCare information on pg. 18 __________________________________________

Grandparents/Relatives Raising Their Relative’s Children

2nd Saturday of the month, 10 AM -12:00 PM The Rainbow Project Office 831 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53703 Child care & transportation available to those in need.

Contact: Rose Roh, 249-2209 or 220-3010; Ethel Dunn, 238-8751 or 334-8751 __________________________________________

Hope Chest Breast Cancer Support

SUPPORT GROUP / SERVICES

SUPPORT GROUPS_________________________________________________

In order to maintain confidentiality individuals may enter/exit from building’s back corner door. Contact: Earl German (608) 246-7606 ext. 1182 __________________________________________

Parkinson Support Group 4th Wednesday of the month, 1:30 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center, Stoughton Room Contact: (608) 873-8585 __________________________________________

Stoughton Alano Club For a list of other Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and family support meetings in Stoughton: www.area75.org/meetings.html?dist=20

3rd Monday of the month 6:00 - 7:30 PM Stoughton Hospital, Board Room 900 Ridge Street, Stoughton, WI 53589 Contact: (608) 873-2232

SUPPORT SERVICE / REFERRAL AGENCIES____________________________ Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caring for the Caregiver The Area Agency on Aging of Dane County coAlliance of Wisconsin This nonprofit organization provides information, education, advocacy and support to those coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, their families, and caregivers. Services include 24/7 Helpline, educational programs, support groups, and local resources. 517 North Segoe Road, Suite 301 Madison, WI 53705 (608) 232-3400 or 888-308-6251 www.alz.org or scwisc.support@alz.org

ordinates the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Funds are available for shortterm supportive home care services, short-term respite care, support group resources information, caregiver training, and more. Contact: Senior Center Case Manager at (608) 873-8585, or the Dane County AAA Caregiver Coordinator at (608) 261-5679 __________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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Agrace Hospice Care Inc.

Journey Mental Health Center

Agrace HospiceCare Inc. is a nonprofit, community-based hospice dedicated to providing physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families dealing with life-limiting illnesses. Agrace offers comprehensive inhome, inpatient, respite, and residential care, and also provides hospice services in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout Agrace’s service area. With offices in Madison and Janesville, Agrace serves residents in Rock, Dane and parts of Walworth, Green and Jefferson counties. www.agracehospicecare.org Madison Office: (608) 276-4660 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison WI 53711 Janesville Office: (608) 755-1871 3001 W. Memorial Drive, Janesville WI 53548

Mobile Outreach to Seniors Team (M.O.S.T) M.O.S.T counsels older adults who are experiencing changes and emotional stresses. The goal is to improve life satisfaction and to resolve areas of unrest or conflict. M.O.S.T. also offers the following services:  Care plans that focus on the individual’s concern  Supportive counseling and education  Advocacy  Support for the caregiver  Partnership with senior centers for community services An appointment may be held at the Senior Center or in the resident’s home from Mondays –Thursdays, 8:30 AM -4:30 PM. No direct fees charged; reimbursement sought through insurance programs if available. Contact: (608) 280-2560 __________________________________

Elder Abuse, Neglect & Adults at Risk Dane Co. Dept. of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging Dane County Elder Abuse & Neglect offers many forms of protection from physical, verbal, emotional abuse, financial exploitation, sexual assault, or neglect – from police interventions to financial support or transportation to a safe place. All reports and records are confidential. Contact: (608) 261-9933, Monday –Friday 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM ____________________________________________

Independent Living Telephone Reassurance This program is staffed by volunteers who want to promote interaction and reduce loneliness through regular telephone calls to older or disabled adults. Volunteers can also be a reliable source for making medication or appointment reminder calls based on your personal need for socialization or safety. Contact: 608.268.9641 ____________________________________

Peer Support Program The Peer Support Program is a proactive approach intended to engage older adults who are experiencing isolation and/or loneliness. The project empowers trained volunteers to use their skills to interact with at-risk older adults, while offering compassionate outreach. They are good listeners who bring a little of the outside world into that of their peer, enrich their lives via friendship, and may even foster an increase in independence. Contact: Senior Center Case Manager (608) 873-8585 _________________________________________

Veterans Service Office A Veterans Assistance Specialist can help veterans find the services they need or are entitled to. A representative is available on Fridays at the Stoughton Area Senior Center. Call (608) 266-4158 to schedule an appointment. _________________________________________

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TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS in Stoughton, WI 53589_____________________ Contact: (608) 873-7233 Hours: Mon. – Thurs., 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM Friday & Sat., 6:00 AM—7:00 PM Sunday, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Cost: all fares are one way, senior rate includes people 60+ years or legally disabled Regular Rate: $4.50 / way Senior Rate: $3.25 / way Extra Fees: $.75/mile outside City limits $1.00 quick stop en route to destination ____________________________________________

Transit Solutions Inc., Lift Equipped Van Transportation for Shopping and Meal Site Contact: Senior Center (608) 873-8585 Meal Site: Ride to Stoughton Area Senior Center Cost: $.50 per way Tuesday thru Friday Grocery Shopping Ride to grocery store in Stoughton Time: 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM Cost: $1.00 per way General Shopping, 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month Trips rotate between various malls in Madison Time: Pick up at home address at 10:00 AM and return at 1:15 PM. Cost: $1.50 per way ____________________________________________

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) (608) 280-7019 Volunteers escort veterans, who have no other means of transportation, to their doctor appointments. Passengers must be ambulatory and a veteran. There is no charge, but reservations are at on a first come, first serve basis. Appointments must be made between 9:00 am – 2:00 PM. ___________________________________________

MA Logisticare The phone numbers for Medical Assistance recipients to access medical transportation Reservation Line: 866-907-1493 Existing Rider Orders: 866-907-1494 These are toll-free numbers to a ride contractor for Dane County. See a case manager at the Senior Center if you have any problems or concerns (608) 873-8585.

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Stoughton Cab, Lift Equipped Van

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RSVP Driver Service RSVP Driver Service arranges transportation for doctor appointments outside of Stoughton. Rides are available by priority and availability of drivers. At least a 48 hour notice is recommended. Contact: Senior Center (608) 873-8585 Cost: donation based on ability to pay Days: Monday – Friday ___________________________________________

We CARE Transportation (608) 838-8589

Accepts private pay and Medical Assistance only for medical appointments. ___________________________________________

For more information on these and other area services please contact the Stoughton Area Senior Center:

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Important Stoughton & Dane County Phone Numbers EMERGENCY 911 Poison Control ………………...… (800) 222-1222 Crisis Hotline…………………….. (608) 280-2600 EMS (Non-Emergency) ……….. (608) 873-6500 Fire (Non-Emergency) ………….. (608) 873-7218 Police (Non-Emergency)………... (608) 873-3374

FREQUENTLY USED PHONE NUMBERS

City of Stoughton Numbers City Clerk…………

Other Helpful Numbers

873-6692

Stoughton Cab……..… (608) 873-7233

City Hall…...……… 873-6677

Chamber of Commerce (608) 873-7626

Food Pantry……… 873-8103

Johns Disposal ………. (888) 473-4701

Library…………….

873-6281

Opera House…….. 646-0433 Planning & Zoning. 646-0421 Recreation………..

Post Office…………….. (608) 873-1723 Veterans Service Office (608) 266-4158

873-6746

Senior Center……. 873-8585

Local Clinics & Hospital

Streets……………. 873-6303

Dean Health…………

Utilities……………. 873-3379

UW Health…………….. (608) 877-2660

(608) 877-2777

Shalom Holistic Health. (608) 205-0505 Stoughton Hospital…… (608) 873-6611

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