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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.

Full Membership
Associate Membership

See our members in action!

Please check out the July SAIL Messenger! 

SAIL Messenger July 2018

If you'd like to attend an event, please register by emailing SAIL at or by calling 608-230-4321.

If you haven't joined SAIL yet and would like to attend an event, please let us know!

SAIL Members: If you need assistance getting to an event, please contact the ffice and we will arrange transportation.

Monday, July 16
Centennial Garden and Babcock Hall Visit
10:00 a.m. 
Babcock Hall

Enjoy a walk around the garden and then join us at Babcock Hall for lunch!
Call SAIL to register. 230-4321

Thursday, July 19
Lunch Bunch
11:30 a.m.
Oliva Italian Mediterranean Restaurant, 751 N. High Point, Madison

All members welcome for fun conversation and lunch!

Tuesday, July 24
SAIL Explorers Wollersheim Wine Tour 
10:00 a.m. Depart from Heritage Oaks at Oakwood Village University Woods.

Let's explore the winery and enjoy lunch at the new Vintage Brewing Company. 
$10/person (food and other purchases not included).
To sign up, call SAIL at 230-4321 by July 19.

Sunday, July 29
Movie Matinee: Chappaquiddick
2:00 p.m. 
Oakwood Village, Arts Center, 6209 Mineral Point Road, Madison

Open to SAIL members and their guests. 

Monday, July 30
Tech Tutoring 4 You
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 (Noon)
733 N. High Point Road 

Need help with a tablet or smartphone? Sign up for a session with technology tutor Dave Friedman. Call SAIL to book your appointment! 230-4321

Tuesday, July 31
Embracing Change... All of It!
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Bethany Methodist Church

Have you ever wondered “how should I handle those things that are ahead of me that I don’t want to think about or that I feel unprepared for?” Downsizing, moving, physical changes, losses, making new friends, and family changes can all be tough topics to approach. This workshop is a great first step if you’re feeling unprepared for what lies ahead or are looking to learn more about how to effectively plan for change. Key points include: learning how people often respond to common life changes, describing your own idea of independence, and applying tools and strategies to thrive. A variety of activities will include a presentation, small group discussion, self-assessments and readings.

Dr. Kristin Litzelman holds a Ph.D. in Population Health Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She serves as a resource for county and state colleagues on issues related to aging and collaborates on projects that enhance family and community well-being in aging. Dr. Litzelman.


SAIL's Midsummer Gathering 
Tuesday, August 21
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
Attic Angel Place 
Enjoy socializing and chocolate tasting program by chocolatier, Gail Ambrosius.


SAIL Office Hours 

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday



If you reach our voicemail during regular business hours, please leave your name, number, and the best time to reach you. We'll return your call as soon as possible.

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


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.

Thank you to all of our sponsors, golfers, donors, and volunteers for a very successful outing this year!

Life Assist USA..............................Title Sponsor
Oakwood Village............................Platinum Sponsor
Vogel Brothers Building Co............Dinner Sponsor
Attic Angel Community...................Lunch Sponsor
Forward Development Group........Beverage Sponsor
RSM..............................................Golf Cart Sponsor

                    Donors and Hole Sponsors

Badger Prairie Financial Associates - Thrivent Financial
Barbara Gessner
BrightStar Care
Cress Funeral
Ernie Hanson
First Choice Dental
Frank Koss, Kurt Krumholz, & Rick Conroy
Gallina Co.
Gunderson Funeral Home
Hurley Burish, S.C.
Karin Lanser

Madison West Rotary
Vic & Jayne Mohoney
Monona Dental
Monona Riverplace Dental
Steve Schmitt
Sue Goldstein
The Alexander Company
Tim Beglinger

Check out our pictures from the outing!

SAIL Can Accept Your Thrivent Financial Choice Dollars

SAIL is an approved beneficiary for Thrivent Financial Choice Dollars.

A member recently shared that she donated her Thrivent Choice Dollars to SAIL. If you have questions on how to donate your dollars to SAIL, please contact us! We sincerely appreciate the generosity! 


Sharing our lives together and staying independent through meaningful connections makes life better for all of us—today and in the future. 

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. SAIL is a program of the Madison Area Continuing Care Consortium, a local 501(c)(3). 



Click here to donate, and Thank You!


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