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!
 
   
 
 
 
You may have heard that Senior Connections has formed a team called TEAM SUPERIOR for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s™ on Saturday, September 7th. The walk is FREE and for all ages & abilities.  More than 5.4 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050. Our agency fundraises as part of the Walk to support the many past, present, and future consumers of ours which are and will be affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia.
 
*Tracy at 715-394-3611 can get you signed up if you & any of your friends, relatives, or neighbors would like to join TEAM SUPERIOR. Please join us!*
September 7th, 2024
Registration 1:00 PM
Ceremony 2:00 PM
Walk to immediately follow Ceremony
Registration & Race Start Location:
DECC - Pioneer Hall (Use Entrance A)
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
 

 
Many special thanks to the following businesses for advertising in our bi-monthly newsletter. Thank you for supporting our agency and the services we provide!
 
 
 
 
 
This webinar is available to anyone that is interested.  To register, please call Karen at 608-741-3615.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE Caregiver Training and Resources at: https://wisconsincaregiver.trualta.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
             
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 

Events at the Lew Martin Senior Center, 1527 Tower Avenue in Superior

Exercise Class Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:15am-10:15, .50 cents

Tai Chi Class Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am-11:00am, FREE

Call with questions, 715-394-3644

 

 
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 read the guide online.

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

 
 
 
       

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available.

Call or text 988 or chat online 988lifeline.org

More information can be found online at www.samhsa.gov/find-help/988

 

 
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 or click on the image below to read the issue.
 
Positively Superior Magazine tells the stories of our business community through exclusive interviews you won’t find anywhere else.
 
Positive stories of growth and investment, history and events, plans and progress – it’s all there, each issue, in Positively Superior Magazine.