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Cruisin’ with Betty Lou

Let’s spend a beautiful Sunday afternoon cruising  lake Mendota on a Betty Lou Cruise private charter while enjoying a Backyard BBQ!  Enjoy a delicious lunch menu of Pulled pork, roasted chicken, a variety of salads and desserts!  Free Soda and Cash Bar.

Sunday, May 20th 2018  12:45-3pm
$45.00 pp
RSVP by April  30th
243-5252 ext 209

Wine Tasting


Wine Tasting
Drumlin Ridge Winery
6000 River Rd, Waunakee

Sunday, April 29th
Tour at 2pm followed by a special wine tasting.

$ 15 per person
RSVP by April 25th  Ruth @ 243-5252

Dining Club

The Dining Club

Enjoy eating out but don’t want to go alone or are looking for new friends of similar age and interests?

The Dining Club is for you!

April  21st 2018
6:00pm Drinks, 6:30 Dinner
1855 Saloon and Grill
218 South Main St, Cottage Grove

Participants are responsible for own meal and transportation.

Monthly dining outings will rotate restaurants around Dane County.

2018 Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

North/Eastside Senior Coalition Presents:

2018 Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Monday, March 19th, 10:30-11:30

Warner Park Community Recreation Center

Candidate Forum

Aging Mastery Program

AMP Flyer 2018

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

Join us for a spring open house and see what’s “blooming” at the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

WCBVI article about 4.16.18 open house

My meal, My Way at Festival Foods

Festival Foods (East Washington Ave) has teamed up with Dane County’s My Meal, My Way program to offer area seniors an affordable and healthy lunch option.

Adults over the age of 60 can assemble a plate of food from the salad bar at Festival Foods and also order a cup of soup.  With a suggested donation of $4, participants are still only encouraged to pay what they can afford.

Lunch is offered every Thursday from 11am to 1:30pm at Festival Foods on East Washington Avenue.  Transportation is also available by calling (608)243-5252.

Members of the North/Eastside Senior Coalition and the East Madison/Monona Coalition of the Aging will volunteer at the lunches.

Festival Foods is the fifth business to participate in My Meal, My Way, which is a donation-based program in Dane County.

For more information or to learn more about volunteering opportunities, please call (608)243-5252.



RSR Flyer for Jan, Feb, Apr 2018

Free Medicare Seminars

Medicare Seminars Flyer 2018 Final

Memory Screenings

Alzheimer’s talk and memory screenings offered as part of the 8th Annual Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening event

As part of the eighth annual Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening Day the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW), are hosting a free public talk about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in the African American community, along with a caregiver workshop, a healthy cooking demonstration and confidential memory screenings .

On Friday, February 16, Dr. Cerise Elliott, National Institutes on Aging, will present “Advancing Health Disparities Research in the African American Community” on from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Fountain of Life Covenant Church, 633 W. Badger Rd. in Madison.

Free confidential memory screenings are offered on Saturday, February 17 along with a caregiver workshop, healthy cooking demonstration and health fair from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Village on Park, 2300 S. Park St. in Madison. To schedule a memory screening call ADAW, 608.232.3400 or email The last memory screening appointment of the day will be at 2:15 p.m. Walk-in appointments available.

All events are free and open to the public. Visit  for more details.

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is focused on improving early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, identifying risk and protective factors, and finding ways to delay onset and progression. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and how to get involved in research studies at The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization that connects people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers with community resources and offers early stage and caregiver education programs. Learn about living with memory loss and caregiver resources at