Although AAA staff are working remotely, we are available by calling our work phones or emailing us. This page provides updates on AAA direct services and contracted programs that are affected by COVID-19.
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Older adults (age 60+) are offered food resources through many avenues. If you are looking to enjoy a congregate meal at one of our meal sites or are interested in receiving home-delivered meals, please contact your area Senior Focal Point for the latest information about meal service.
Free nutrition counseling is available by phone, video Zoom calls, or home visits to anyone 60 years or older. This service is for those seeking information on ways to improve their overall health. Proper nutrition is essential in maintaining strength, immune system, and energy during this difficult time. For more information, contact registered dietitian Shannon Gabriel at 608-261-5678 or Gabriel.Shannon@countyofdane.com.
Services are returning to pre-pandemic operations. Case managers are available by phone, email, and in-person (wearing masks). Older adults should contact their case manager or Senior Focal Point if they have any questions or concerns.
The 2022 Caring for Caregivers Grants funded by the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) are currently on waitlist status; contact Caregiver Specialist Jane De Broux 608-261-5679 or DeBroux.Jane@countyofdane.com for more information.
Trualta is an online platform that helps caregivers build skills to manage care at home for their aging loved ones. Contact Caregiver Specialist Jane De Broux 608-261-5679 or DeBroux.Jane@countyofdane.com to register for this free resource.
Elder Benefit Specialist (EBS) Program
Services are returning to pre-pandemic operations. EBS staff are available by phone, email, Zoom, and in-person outside or in the client’s home. Masks will be worn if the client is not vaccinated or requests it. Starting 6/13/22, EBS staff will be available to meet with clients in the AAA offices. Referrals are provided by the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC). EBS staff closely monitor changes to State & Federal benefits due to COVID-19.
FREE Welcome to Medicare Seminars offered virtually. Prior registration required. Click here (see attachment) for more details.
Social Isolation Programs
Transportation Call Center (608) 242-6489 Monday-Friday