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Welcome to Sharing Active Independent Lives!

We are a vibrant non-profit membership organization of people 55+ living in the greater Madison area. We help one another live meaningful, happy lives on our own terms. SAIL provides services and resources we can draw from as well as educational and social opportunities that help us stay connected.

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Event information and details can be found in the SAIL Messenger. Just click on March

If you'd like to attend an event, please contact SAIL at info@sailtoday or call us at 608-230-4321. 

Monday, March 20,
10:00 a.m. Coffee and 10:30 a.m. Lecture - Attic Angel Community Room

"In the Steps of Captain Cook - Traveling on a Tall Ship in the South Pacific"
(Rescheduled from January 16) Heidi Wilde and Kennedy Gilchrist, World-Wide Travelers.

Tuesday, March 21

Writers Writing - 10:00 a.m. - Towers Party Room
Members share and discuss their own writings and that of others. Call Barb at 238-6854 if you are interested in attending.

Book Club - 1:30 p.m. - Oakwood Sunroom
Join in the discussion about The Martian.

Thursday, March 23

West Side Lunch Bunch - 11:45 a.m. - Oliva
751 N High Point, Madison

Sunday, March 26
Sunday Movie at Oakwood - 2:00 p.m. - The Arts Center
Fences (2016) with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis


A Good Night’s Sleep—Thanks to SAIL

It’s important for all of us to get a good night’s sleep and thanks to SAIL some local seniors are getting just that! For the past ten years, SAIL has provided free mattress flips to members on a quarterly basis. This week Volunteers Cletus and Deb (pictured above) flipped or turned mattresses at 8 member homes. They enjoy the friendship they’ve developed as flippers and they have fun helping our members. 


To learn more about our offerings, click on the SAIL Membership Benefits link above.

A Life with Purpose

Member Chris Klotz is walking the talk—
she's living a life with purpose and is helping others do that, too! See the recent Waunakee Tribune article featuring Chris and her story: 
Profile: Chris Klotz

As a non-profit, SAIL relies on the generosity of those who support our commitment to meet the needs of 55+ individuals in our community. 
Please consider making a tax deductible gift in support of SAIL's work.


Click here to donate, and Thank You!

Read The Messenger!
The March Issue is Available Online Now!

Purchase a Gift Certificate for SAIL Membership and we will include a box of gourmet chocolates!

To purchase Gift Certificates, give us a call at 608-230-4321.

SAIL has two levels of membership available. For a full list of membership benefits, click "Join" in the menu bar at the top of the page.

Ashton Applewhite, named 2016 Influencer of the Year by Next Avenue, is widely recognized as an expert on ageism and urges all of us to create a world of age equality by making discrimination on the basis of age as unacceptable as any other kind. Listen to an interview with Applewhite in this recent podcast shared by our friends and founders of the Retiree Rebels: Mary Helen Conroy and Carol Larson.

SAIL Office Hours / Phone:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
608 230-4321

If you reach our voicemail during regular business hours, please leave your name, number, and the best time to reach you and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Office Location:
6209 Mineral Point Road Suite 210
Madison WI 53705


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 Sharing Active Independent Lives ~ 6209 Mineral Point Road, Suite 210 ~ Madison, WI  53705 ~ (608) 230-4321