Senior Resources

Senior Resources during Covid 19

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Community Programs for Older Adults

Milwaukee County Department on Aging - Transportation Services

MCDA Transportation vans provide door-to-door transportation to medical or dental appointments, grocery shopping, County-owned Senior Centers, Senior Dining sites, MCDA Wellness Programs, and polling sites. There is a charge of $3 each way for rides to medical and dental appointments. All other rides are free. Rides are provided Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. within Milwaukee County. To be eligible, you must be a Milwaukee County resident aged 60 or older. Call 414-289-6874 to register. Download flyer here.

If you or someone that you know needs to schedule a ride for Milwaukee County Department on Aging Transportation Services, please call our provider, First Transit, directly at 414-847-2744; if First Transit operators are busy, the caller should stay on the line - they will hear messages letting them know that they are on hold and to continue waiting.

Revitalize Milwaukee's Adopt-a-Neighbor Snow Shoveling Volunteer Program

Snow removal support for Milwaukee County older adults and adult residents with disabilities continues to be an important need. Through its new "Adopt-a-Neighbor" Program, Revitalize Milwaukee is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping a neighbor in need of snow removal support this winter. By signing up to adopt a neighbor, volunteers help by shoveling/plowing sidewalks, walkways, and driveways within 24 hours after it snows. Complete information available at https://www.freehomerepairs.org/volunteer or by calling 414-312-7531.

Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee to Open All Voucher and Public Housing Wait Lists

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee is please to announce that it will open all its voucher and public housing waiting lists on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM CST. These waiting lists will remain open indefinitely. Download HACM Wait Lists FAQ's here. Download HACM Wait Lists Opening here.

I Wish I Would Have Known...The Building Blocks for Dementia Caregiving: Jan. 11-Feb. 1, 2022

The MCDA Dementia Care Specialists team has once again partnered with the Alzheimer's Association to provide a 4-part dementia educational series for caregivers caring for someone with dementia. Download flyer here.

Let's Talk Over Coffee: 3rd Tuesday of the Month @ 9:00-10:00 AM

This is a social group for those caring for aloved one with dementia. The purpose of this group is to provide social engagement for caregivers to have an opportunity to talk to other caregivers about lighthearted topics and focus on positives amongst all the challenges in our world right now. To register contact: dcs@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-289-6259

Virtual Caregiver Coffee Club: 1st Wednesday of the Month @ 10:00 AM

Stay connected and join fellow caregivers. Enjoy a warm beverage, relax, chat, and learn something new from the comfort of your home. To register contact the ADRC of Walworth County at 262-471-3273 or email walcoadrc@co.walworthwi.us.

Resources During COVID-19

Food Resources (Updated December 2022)

Shop online: the City of Greenfield has assembled a list of places that are offering grocery delivery and/or pick up.

Shop During Senior Shopping Hours. These hours are subject to change. Call or visit your grocery store location for more information. 

  • Aldi: 8:30-9:30 am Tuesday and Thursday (Seniors )
  • Festival Foods: 5:00-7:00 am Daily (Seniors)
  • Fresh Thyme: 6:00-8:00 am Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (60+)
  • Meijers: 6:00-8:00 am Tuesday and Thursday (65+)
  • Pick ’N Save: 6:00-8:00 am Daily (65+)
  • Sendik’s: 7:00-8:00 am Daily (60+)
  • Target: 7:00-8:00 am Tuesday (60+)
  • Walmart: 7:00-8:00 am Tuesday (Seniors)

How to Make Your Own Face Mask at Home Using Common Household Items.

Zoom for Seniors: Learn how to sign up and download the application, schedule a meeting, and join a meeting.


COVID-19 Information for Seniors

Stay Active During Social Distancing

Keep active and connected while you practice social distancing. Here are a variety of activities you can do to keep your mind and body active.

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