• Winter Safety Posted 02/10/2020

    Winter Safety It is finally that time of the year…negative degree temperatures, icy sidewalks, and lots and lots of hot chocolate. It is important to be conscious of some general tips for staying safe and happy during the winter season. Read more »
  • Age Friendly Madison - Innovative, Inclusive & Thriving Posted 01/30/2020

    Madison Senior Center recently collaborated with Public Health Madison-Dane County and Downtown Madison, Inc. for the City of Madison to achieve acceptance as a member of AARP’s network of Age-Friendly Communities. The network is an affiliate of the World Health Organization’s Age-Friendly Cities and Communities program, an international effort launched in 2006 to help cities prepare for rapid population aging and the parallel trend of urbanization. Madison is the 6th municipality in Wisconsin to earn the designation. Read more »
  • Too many elderly people are isolated in our society Posted 03/20/2019

    Mar 7, 2019 Dear Editor: In a self-driven environment we think forward to the future, but as we’ve learned from history books, a good indication of the future is our past. For the past year, I have gotten close with five older adults ranging from the ages of 60-96. Through my conversations with them, I’ve learned about challenges they’ve faced throughout their life including divorces, deaths, and moral acceptance of issues. Read more »
  • Building Momentum - September is National Senior Center Month Posted 08/16/2018

    Today’s senior centers are a vibrant, action-packed combination of life engagement, cognitive and physical stimulation, and learning and doing what they can about avoiding disease and disability. During National Senior Center Month, the Madison Senior Center is celebrating these shared experiences that build momentum in the lives of everyone around them. Read more »