As we approach mid-September, the spotlight on “back-to-school” is going strong. Back-to-school marketing is often targeted towards school-aged children, but did you know that there are many local options for older adults to embrace going back to school?
When you think of summer, a lot of things probably come to mind – sunshine, traveling, backyard barbeques. But perhaps one of the most characteristic items of the summer months is ice cream: the sweet, delicious treat that millions of people enjoy worldwide. While it is now an American staple, have
Back for the first time in 3 years, Make Music Madison is running throughout the city! This city-wide event features an outdoor day of music held annually on the summer solstice. Musicians, rappers, and instrumentalists of all kinds are invited to partake in these events and register to be matched
On June 19th, Americans throughout the country will observe a historic holiday known as Juneteenth. Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States and promotes pride and solidarity for all African Americans.
Today’s senior centers are delivering vital connections to help all older adults age well. Senior centers offer a vibrant, action-packed combination of in-person, virtual and hybrid programs. For example: Nutrition Sites, Virtual Book Clubs, Balance Classes, and Volunteer Opportunities.
We are now in the month August, and which means that National Senior Citizens Day is coming up. This holiday was signed into proclamation in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan. On this day we adults over the age of 60 and continue to raise awareness about issues that affect senior citizens and their
Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? What better way to celebrate that than an ice cream social and a live performance? Join the Madison Senior Center and Capital Centre Apartments on July 22nd at 11 am for ice cream and music played by Patricia Stone, also known as the Blue
In tough times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in Dane County as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other.
In our community, older
The United States of America were colonized by European settlers and explorers who were looking for new opportunity, but they weren’t the first people to live in the vast wilderness that greeted them upon arrival. All across the land, that we now call America, were indigenous populations that had
Happy National Senior Center Month! The Madison Senior Center is spending this month celebrating all that has been accomplished in terms of making sure that Madison’s seniors are supported in successful aging despite being unable to gather at the Center. This year’s theme is Senior Centers: