News & Updates
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Beware of this nursing home practice. You are not financially responsible for a family member's/friend's/loved one's cost to admit them to a nursing home. DO NOT sign any payment responsibility documents! Please call Senior Connections if you have any questions about this, 715-394-3611.
High five! Senior Connections, Inc. raised $515 yesterday for the Walk to End Alzheimer's - Twin Ports Area. Thank you to everyone that stopped by our cook-out at the Superior Downtown Farmers Market!! What a beautiful day. Also, many thanks to Luann Teige, Ann Pellman, Cody Bailen, Denise Kovaleski, Kay Johnson, and our employees for your dedication to this annual event!
This website can help you with tools and resources to help you stay safe and independent in your home.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers in-person classes are back!
Please contact Ciara at Senior Connections, 715-394-3611 to register.
Thank you so much to the following businesses & lovely people for helping to make the 2023 Senior Picnic a success!!
ADRC of Douglas County, WI, Kurtz Catering, Len and Lois, Mike's Place, Bill's Distributing, Carlson Refrigeration & Lakeshore Ice Company, Superior Savings Bank, Indianhead Credit Union, Chippewa Valley Bank, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Douglas County, Wisconsin (Board of Supervisors) and City of Superior Thank you to the following Senior Connections Board Members for volunteering at the picnic--Kathy Schulties, Kay Johnson, Ron Leino, Cody Bailen, and Denise Kovaleski.
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
Congratulations to the Lew Martin Senior Connections 2022 Volunteers of the Year! Randy Alseth and Mary Sedin
*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
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.
We celebrated Luann Teige and her retirement from Senior Connections, Inc.
Thank you Luann for your dedication to our agency and your dedication to the many consumers, clients, fellow agencies & other organizations that you have helped and touched!! Two Harbors Ukulele Group
provided the entertainment---all we can say is wow--what a fun musical group, thank you:)
Last but not least, thank you to everyone that celebrated with Luann!
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.)