Case Notes

Rethinking Traditions – Bring Back the Creativity! The First Six Months: After the disappointment of not being able to have traditional celebrations for our spring holidays, there were more letdowns when we couldn’t celebrate festivities this summer. Weddings, graduations, anniversary parties and funerals were pared down, rescheduled or...

When Life Gives You Lemons…make Lemonade!   How do you feel when you hear a positive saying like this? Some people will roll their eyes or shake their head. Maybe even chime in with a negative comment. Other people will smile, nod and agree. Time and time...

Hello and happy November everyone!   Now more than ever it is important to stay connected and reach out to each other. Feelings of loneliness and isolation can have a negative effect on mental and physical health. Sometimes having someone to chat with can make a big...

What Are Your Advance Care Wishes and Who Knows About Them? Having conversations with those closest to you about your wishes is important. While some people may think they know exactly what they want, it can be helpful to talk through your wishes with the people...

When should I call a Case Manager?   Case managers are available to provide seniors, their families and their caregivers with information as well as offer short-term support or ongoing case management support and services. Case managers provide confidential needs assessments & referrals to appropriate resources. There...

There are many things that may feel out of our control during this pandemic. Sometimes it feels like our safety is in jeopardy, directions are unclear and the news changes every single day. What should we believe or not believe? What the heck are “Covid...

Congratulations to our 2020 Seniors! My son, Denzel, is a senior this year. Obviously this has been a crazy spring and through this he is staying focused and looking forward. I’m so proud of him. Along with working through his last semester of high school, Denzel is...

I lost a friend to a brain aneurysm several years ago, she was 37 years old. She was there one day with a huge smile on her face and gone the next. After facing the tragic reality that she was not going to wake up,...

Food & Transit Updates from Verona Senior Center Many services below are specific to the Covid-19 crisis and could change at any time. Food and Supply Resources: Dane County Delivers: Senior Grocery Solutions Call: 608-294-8747 Free grocery deliveries to seniors 60+ and individuals with disabilities in Dane County. Call to...