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

 
 
Senior Connections, Inc. has gift certificates available for purchase at our office! Our gift certificates can be used for Meals (Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meals) and Transportation.
We accept cash and checks only.
 
 
 
WE ARE HIRING!  

Full Time Specialized Transportation Driver

$14.12 per hour

Description

The Specialized Transport Driver reports to the Transportation Coordinator and is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of clients to and from various locations. The Driver must be able to safely handle wheelchairs and clients with special needs while also maintaining a schedule for drop off and pick up times.  

Education/Experience

  • Must have a valid Driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must receive training on how to safely handle wheelchairs and other walking aides.

Skills

  • Ability to manage a schedule.
  • Ability to navigate throughout the Twin Ports and Douglas County.
  • Ability to communicate with clients and supervisors.
  • Ability to work with walking aides and wheelchairs and assist with clients getting in and out of the vehicle.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Duties and Responsibilities

Listed below are examples of duties and areas of responsibilities for this position. The listing below does not include all responsibilities or challenges that present themselves in this position.

  • Transport clients to and from locations.
  • Assist with embarking and disembarking the vehicle.
  • Manage a strict schedule of drop offs and pickups.
  • Navigate throughout the Twin Ports, being cognizant of traffic and construction changes.
  • Assist clients throughout the process as needed.
  • Complete daily paperwork as directed by Transportation Coordinator.

To apply, please call our office at 715-394-3611. 

 
 
Campus Cafe at UWS menus. 
Monday through Friday, 4:30pm-6pm. No reservations needed.
$8.00 for those 60 years of age (& spouse) and older, $12.00 if under 60 years.
No reservations needed.
 
 
 
 
Senior Connections, Inc. Meals on Wheels sends a big hug to Birds Bar and Kim Moore for the donation of $728.00 towards our Meals on Wheels program!! This donation was raised at Birds Bar fun weekly meat raffle which is every Wednesday at 6pm.
Pictured are Nutrition Director, Molly Kelley Andrews and owner of Birds Bar, Kim Moore.
 
 
 
 
What a gorgeous day at the Superior Downtown Farmers Market.
~Thank you to everyone that stopped by our cook-out today and thank you to everyone who donated!~
Dale our Executive Director sure grilled up some nice dogs & brats!
All of the proceeds will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer's - Twin Ports Area
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you so much to the following businesses & people for helping to make the Senior Picnic a success!!  And a big thank you to all who attended, we sure loved to see you all!
      
    

 

Please click HERE to view the 2022 Douglas County, WI Senior & Disabilities Guide. 

You are welcome to stop by our office to pick up a copy if you like.

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

 

The Open House at Lew Martin Senior Center was a success! Thank you to Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc. and ADRC of Douglas County, WI for sponsoring the event along with Senior Connections, Inc. Also, thank you to the Superior Public Library for participating in the event. Tom Ross did an excellent job demonstrating the art of Tai Chi and Jesse Larsonstepped in to lead the exercise class with pizazz. Thank you to everyone that attended the Open House and to those that helped us at the event.

 

Fond-du-Luth Casino and their Point to Give Promotion kindly presented Senior Connections, Inc. with a donation towards the Meals on Wheels program.
Thank you to Fond-du-Luth and their Player's Club members!!!
(Donate your points, Fond-du-Luth Casino will match them!
Deposit slot tickets into a designated donation box to be added-up. Guests may also donate their points, Fond-du-Luth Casino will match point value collected, and present a check to the local charities.)
 

 

Senior Connections is proudly featured on pages 38 through 45 in the latest edition of Positively Superior Magazine!  Click HERE to read the entire issue.

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

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