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

Please consider joining indiGO for this in-person event. They are so happy to have this opportunity to strengthen community ties, provide accessibility education and support, and to collaborate on solutions.

 

 

 

Please join us, starting July 9th we will kick off our “Brighter Days Ahead” general support group.

This will be a place for you to come, have some coffee and just talk about what has been on your mind. This group is open to all, at no cost.

-Tuesday mornings, 9am-10am *Second Tuesday of the month*

                Following we also have…

                Tai Chi from 10am-11am

                Lunch at 11:30am *60+ and you will need to sign up 24 hours in advance*

-Lew Martin Senior Center, 1527 Tower Ave, Superior WI 54880

-Contact Ciara for more information or questions 715-394-3611

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” -Helen Keller

 
 
 

St. Luke’s Hospice Duluth® is looking for volunteers! Hospice volunteers can provide a number of different services to patients and their families such as companionship visits, respite for caregivers, music therapy, pet therapy, grief support, haircutting services, vet-to-vet conversation and more.

If you are searching for a valuable, heartfelt, rewarding role and a chance to help others in our community, please contact Lily Kline, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, at Lily.Kline@slhduluth.com or 218.249.6105.

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

 
 
       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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