Senior Connections - Serving Seniors in Douglas County, Wisconsin


 

What We Do
As the County Aging Unit, Senior Connections provides services and programs to individuals aged 60 and over, as mandated by the Older Americans Act. Read more...

 

 

News & Updates

It's voucher time! *$45.00 worth of vouchers in each booklet*
Senior Farmers Market Vouchers will be distributed at the Senior Connections office (1805 N. 16th Street) on June 4th starting at 8:30am. Please see the flyer below for eligibility requirements.

FREE charter bus trip to Jay Cooke State Park and a stop at Gordy's for lunch (LUNCH IS NOT FREE) Must be 55 years of age & older or handicapped. Please call Senior Connections at 715-394-3611 to reserve your seat.
 
Fond-du-Luth Casino donates to Senior Connections:
Fond-du-Luth Casino holds a monthly program called "Make it a Point to Give" where Casino Player's Club members can donate their player's club points, which are then matched by the Casino, to a local charity. These types of funds support additional programs that Senior Connections holds such as the Spring into Fun Party, Senior Picnic, and Christmas Tea Party. ~THANK YOU, Fond-du-Luth Casino!~
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
#PackersGiveBack Our Executive Director Dale Johnson & his fabulous wife Amy were so proud and thankful to accept a $5,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation. The grant will go towards Senior Connections, Inc. shelf stable meals for all Meals on Wheels recipients.
Photo: Left to right: Bill Schroeder (Packer Alumni), Dale, Amy, and Mark Murphy (Packer’s President/CEO).
GO PACK GO!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Connections, Inc. is hiring Senior Dining Meal Site Operators in Superior, WI (part time day shift) and also Meals on Wheels delivery drivers (part time day shift) NO WEEKENDS! Please call us at 715-394-3611 to inquire about our job opportunities.
 
 
Below is the 2023-2024 class schedule for age 55 and over UW-Superior Center for Continuing Education
 
 

FREE Caregiver Training and Resources at: https://wisconsincaregiver.trualta.com

Our community rocks! Birds Bar weekly meat raffle along with their fabulous employees, customers & many other local small businesses raised $1,486 for Senior Connections, Inc. MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM! *Thank you for supporting the aging members of our community* Central Pub Superior Tan Salon Superior Thatcher's Tire Pros & Auto Center A-1 Asphalt Company of the Duluth and Superior Area Superior Automotive LLC
Pictured L to R are Molly Andrews, Senior Connections Nutrition Director & Kim Lear, Bird's Bar.
 
      

  

 
Check out this handy phone from CapTel that captions your calls for you!
**Free phone and free installation to anyone with hearing loss**
To apply or with any questions, please call: 218-398-8259
 
 
*A big THANK YOU to Laura Killian our Elder Benefit Specialist*
June 11-17 is Elder Benefit Specialist Appreciation Week!
We would like to thank Laura Killian, our Elder Benefit Specialist for the incredible work she does.
Laura is a skilled advocate who helps older adults in Douglas County get, understand, and keep benefits, including health care, disability income, and programs that could save them money.
Benefit specialists help adults get services worth an average of over $2,000—but the peace of mind and support they provide is invaluable.
Average state-wide monetary impact:
Per case: $2,428
Per benefit specialist: $1,250,081
In total for 2022: $224,764,524
Peace of mind of working with an unbiased, expert advocate: Priceless
Thank your local benefit specialist for the incredible work they do today! https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/benefit.../counties.htm
For more information go to our website www.seniorconnectionswi.org
 
 

 

Congratulations to Tracy Martinson of Senior Connections, Inc. and all Superior Chamber of Commerce Business Award recipients! Tracy very proudly received the Chamber Ambassador of the Year award at the 69th Chamber Annual Meeting & Business Awards on May 24th, 2023.

 
The new 2023 Douglas County, WI Senior & Disabilities Guides are now available at our office.
 
You are welcome to stop by our office to pick up a free copy or click HERE to view the guide online. 

Senior Connections, 1805 N. 16th Street in Superior.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

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