Over 300 Milwaukee County seniors are expected to attend the Social Development Commission Senior Companion Program’s 9th Annual Super Senior Friday, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Milwaukee County owned Clinton and Bernice Rose Senior Center, 3054 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
With over two dozen programs and agencies supporting a variety of activities, workshops, exhibits and health checks, Super Senior Friday will provide Milwaukee County older adults with services, resources, and information to help them to better “Take Care of You.” There will be a free lunch for 250 seniors.
Packer legend, LeRoy Butler, will speak on the role elders played in his life at 9:15 am and meet and greet attendees throughout the morning.
Free VITA income tax and Homestead credit e-filings courtesy of AARP and SDC Energy Assistance applications will help attendees to increase their financial security. Free health and wellness screenings will be offered in the Auditorium. Exciting workshops on Getting the Most From Your Benefits, Cooking on a Budget and Dementia Care are also scheduled.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation in partnership with the Columbia St. Mary’s Health System will provide on- site mammograms for women with and without insurance through their mobile mammograms unit. Women who are interested should call (414)389-4885. Nurses Effecting Change will offer free Clinical Breast Exams throughout the event.
• Super Senior Friday is a free event open to all Milwaukee area seniors. It is sponsored by the Milwaukee County Department of Family Care, the Milwaukee County Department on Aging and the SDC Senior Companion Program.
The SDC Senior Companion Program is funded by a grant from the National Corporation for Community Services and the State of Wisconsin.