Social Innovation Prize Nominations Due

September 5, 2017

  Nominations for the $10,000 Social Innovation Prize are due on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Prize information and eligibility requirements can be found on our website right here. Or, begin the nomination process at my.interfaithmilw.org/sipnominate.


Clinton Rose Senior Center Closed

August 28, 2017

Clinton Rose Senior Center will be closed this week for cleaning and annual maintenance.


McGovern Park Senior Center Closed

July 17, 2017

McGovern Park Senior Center will be closed this week for cleaning and annual maintenance.


Interfaith Seeking Older Adult Nominees for $10,000 Social Innovation Prize

July 13, 2017

MILWAUKEE (July 13, 2017)—Interfaith Older Adult Programs is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Social Innovation Prize in Wisconsin. This $10,000 prize honors adults over the age of 50 who are defying expectations by channeling creativity and talent to address critical social and economic problems at the local, regional or national level. “The Social Innovation Prize helps Interfaith showcase and honor the talented seniors who … Continue reading Interfaith Seeking Older Adult Nominees for $10,000 Social Innovation Prize »


Offices Closed

July 4, 2017

All Interfaith offices will be closed today for Independence Day.


Wilson Park Senior Center Closed

June 26, 2017

Wilson Senior Center will be closed this week for cleaning.


Wilson Senior Center Closed

June 26, 2017

Wilson Senior Center will be closed this week for cleaning and annual maintenance.


June News & Info Update

June 22, 2017

Take a look at our June News & Info Update for all the latest news from Interfaith. Start reading! Highlights: Interfaith & SET Ministry share insights at the global intergenerational conference The 2017 Social Innovation Prize is here — learn more about nominating someone (or yourself!) for this $10,000 prize We say thank you to our outstanding RSVP volunteers Seniors learn smartphone tips at tech workshop Important … Continue reading June News & Info Update »


Lifetime Art Exhibit at the Landmark

June 19, 2017

Our Lifetime Art Exhibition is now in West Allis! The Landmark, a Capri Communities location, is showcasing our Lifetime Art Exhibition: 30 pieces of artwork created by people 50 and older. You’re invited to stop by The Landmark to see the artwork in June and July. Please see the flyer for below for specific open gallery dates and times (in the pink section under the “Exhibit” headline). They are … Continue reading Lifetime Art Exhibit at the Landmark »


34th Annual Seniorfest

June 14, 2017

MKE seniors! Don’t miss out on this year’s Seniorfest on Wednesday, June 14! You’ll be treated to live entertainment, and can participate in art and fitness workshops, Bingo, and dancing. Plus, you’ll have access to 75+ exhibitors — including Interfaith! Be sure to stop by and say hi — we can’t wait to see you! Tickets are just $4 in advance, or $5 at the … Continue reading 34th Annual Seniorfest »


Interfaith, SET Ministry Participating in 2017 Global Intergenerational Conference

June 8, 2017

Interfaith Older Adult Programs is proud to be presenting at Generation United’s 19th biennial conference, cohosted by St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care. The conference, running from June 13-16, provides an opportunity for professionals from all over the world to learn, network, and share about innovative research, policies, and practices in the intergenerational field, according to the event’s website. The “Generations Remixed” conference features a … Continue reading Interfaith, SET Ministry Participating in 2017 Global Intergenerational Conference »


Kelly Senior Center Closed

June 5, 2017

Kelly Senior Center will be closed this week for cleaning and annual maintenance.


Senior Health & Fitness Day

May 31, 2017

  Exhibitors AARP Wisconsin – Walk Audit Aurora Health Care Interfaith Milwaukee County Department on Aging Milwaukee Recreation Department SDC Senior Companions YMCA – Blood Pressures UW-Extension FoodWise Program Walgreens Wisconsin Senior Olympics


CBS58 Stops By Senior Health & Fitness Day

May 31, 2017

A special thanks to CBS58 for stopping by the Senior Health & Fitness Day festivities at Washington Park on May 31. The news outlet published a brief story on their website yesterday to help show off our community’s active older adults. You can read the story right here. Looking for more photos? Take a look at our Facebook page for a full album of pics. … Continue reading CBS58 Stops By Senior Health & Fitness Day »


Offices Closed

May 29, 2017

All Interfaith offices will be closed today for the Memorial Day holiday.


Lifetime Art Reception at Meadowmere

May 25, 2017

Meadowmere Senior Living Community in Oak Creek will be hosting a reception for Interfaith’s Lifetime Art Exhibition on May 25. View this fantastic artwork, all created by artists 50 and better. Some of the winning artists will even be there! Enjoy live music, champagne, and hors d’oeuvres — the event is free and open to the public.


Agency Newsletter – Spring Edition

May 25, 2017

Take a look for some wonderful stories, photos, and of course, the latest news from Interfaith. Start reading! Highlights: More details on the Interfaith-SET Ministry merger Older Americans Month is officially in May, but we celebrate seniors year-round — read about just a few of them The 30th Annual Lifetime Art Exhibition kicks off We say farewell to an Interfaith all-star employee Thanks to you, … Continue reading Agency Newsletter – Spring Edition »


Interfaith in the News: Media Milwaukee Features Interfaith Client & Volunteer

May 23, 2017

Media Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s student-run news, featured Interfaith client Carol, 76, and Barbara, the volunteer driver, who gives her rides to the grocery store. Barbara and her husband have been Interfaith volunteer drivers for more than a year. Listen to the story on Media Milwaukee’s website: Interfaith offers several volunteer services for older adults, including rides to the grocery store, medial appointments and the … Continue reading Interfaith in the News: Media Milwaukee Features Interfaith Client & Volunteer »


Washington Park Senior Center Closed

May 22, 2017

Washington Park Senior Center will be closed this week for cleaning and annual maintenance.


Interfaith Volunteers Show Us How to ‘Age Out Loud’

May 22, 2017

Most people have a long “when I retire” wish list. It was a short list for Dianne and Brad Murray: spending time with family and volunteering. When people think of Interfaith, they don’t often realize we have senior volunteers who provide Interfaith services such as transportation, help with grocery shopping, or even a few household chores for our older adult clients. “Older Americans Month shows … Continue reading Interfaith Volunteers Show Us How to ‘Age Out Loud’ »


Lifetime Art Exhibition Opening

May 19, 2017

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the 2017-2018 Lifetime Art Exhibition will make its first stop in Oak Creek. The exhibition includes 30 pieces of artwork, all created by artists age 50+. For additional information on Lifetime Art, visit the event page right here on our website. Unfortunately, this event is not open to the public, but future exhibition locations will be. You can still take a look … Continue reading Lifetime Art Exhibition Opening »


Wilsonaires Spring Fling Concert

May 19, 2017

Spring is in the air, so come and enjoy a trip down memory lane, courtesy of our very own Wilsonaires Chorus!


Wine & Beer Tasting at the Basilica

May 18, 2017

An Interfaith favorite — the annual wine and beer tasting at the Basilica of St. Josaphat — is back for its fourth year! Spend a spring evening sampling fine wines from Corvina Wine Company and craft beers from Raised Grain Brewing Company, all as you enjoy a tour of the historic Basilica of St. Josaphat – majestic in it’s evening light. Guests will also be … Continue reading Wine & Beer Tasting at the Basilica »


Interfaith, SET Ministry Announce Merger to Create Stronger Intergenerational Communities

May 10, 2017

MILWAUKEE — May 10, 2017 — The Boards of Directors of Interfaith Older Adult Programs and SET Ministry voted to merge the two non-profits and create a completely new organization. This will bring together broader volunteer, family and older adult services and resources to create stronger neighborhoods and communities in Milwaukee County. Discussions for a merger were started almost a year ago according to David … Continue reading Interfaith, SET Ministry Announce Merger to Create Stronger Intergenerational Communities »


Health & Resource Fair

May 9, 2017

This educational and interactive outreach event is designed will provide valuable resources and information for older adults.


Interfaith Celebrates Seniors Who ‘Age Out Loud’ for Older Americans Month

May 4, 2017

MILWAUKEE — May 4, 2017 — Interfaith Older Adult Programs always looks forward to Older Americans Month, celebrated each May, because the entire nation celebrates those we work for every day: the older adults in our communities. This year’s theme, chosen by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) is “Age Out Loud.” According to their website, the theme was chosen “to give aging a new … Continue reading Interfaith Celebrates Seniors Who ‘Age Out Loud’ for Older Americans Month »


2017 Pearls of Wisdom Celebration & Fundraiser

April 27, 2017

Join us for our biggest event of the year, and celebrate older adults with us! Featuring volunteer and family caregiver honorees from the greater Milwaukee area, a silent auction, raffle, and much more, Pearls will be an evening of fun and fellowship you won’t want to miss! Get all the event details right here, including a sneak peek at a $750 auction item. We can’t wait … Continue reading 2017 Pearls of Wisdom Celebration & Fundraiser »


Washington Rummage Sale

April 22, 2017

Washington Park Senior Center’s annual rummage sale is on Saturday, April 22, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The entry fee is just $0.50! Stop by to support Interfaith, and see what you can find from our 35+ vendors. We’ll also have bake sale items and concessions for you to purchase and enjoy. See you soon!


Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop

April 21, 2017

A six-week educational support program for caregivers. Are you caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, stroke, heart disease or another long-term, chronic condition?


Wilson Rummage Sale

April 8, 2017

Wilson Park Senior Center’s annual rummage sale is on Saturday, April 8, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The entry fee is just $0.50! Stop by to see what you can find. And don’t forget — while you’re there, you can also shop for bargains at Wilson Senior Center’s Re-Gift shop. See you soon!


Interfaith in the News: March 16

March 16, 2017

In case you missed it, our Pearls of Wisdom Celebration has been featured on Milwaukee’s South Shore Now website, as well as the Madison-based wispolitics.com. Thank you to these news organizations for helping us showcase this year’s honorees and the critical work they are doing in our communities! Take a look at the stories by clicking the images below, or learn more about our Pearls … Continue reading Interfaith in the News: March 16 »


Interfaith Announces 2017 Award Winners

February 28, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Interfaith Older Adult Programs announces the 2017 Pearls of Wisdom honorees and community award winners. This year’s honors will be given out at the 12th Annual Pearls of Wisdom Celebration and Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27, at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Jonathan & Phyllis Brostoff Interfaith is pleased to announce that Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CEO of Stowell Associates Inc. and her son State … Continue reading Interfaith Announces 2017 Award Winners »


Interfaith Seeking Sponsors for 2017 Pearls of Wisdom Fundraiser

February 7, 2017

Plans are underway for Interfaith’s 12th Annual Pearls of Wisdom Celebration & Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27, at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Pearls of Wisdom honors the contributions and volunteerism of adults 50+ in the Greater Milwaukee area. The event will feature a raffle, silent auction, a chance to win a party in a cart, and more opportunities to support our mission of linking older adults with … Continue reading Interfaith Seeking Sponsors for 2017 Pearls of Wisdom Fundraiser »


Free Help with Tax Returns for Seniors

February 6, 2017

Milwaukee County seniors who are 60 and older can get free help with preparing their tax returns through AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free volunteer-run tax-assistance and preparation program. The service is available to low and middle income taxpayers through April 15, and you do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use Tax-Aide. The program is operated by local … Continue reading Free Help with Tax Returns for Seniors »


Lifetime Art Competition – United Methodist Church, Open door gallery

February 3, 2017

The Lifetime Art Competition is an annual, juried, traveling exhibition of artwork created by local, Wisconsin artists, age 50+.


Monthly Newsletter: News & Info Update – February 2017

February 1, 2017


Lifetime Art Competition – Milwaukee Catholic Home

January 6, 2017

The Lifetime Art Competition is an annual, juried, traveling exhibition of artwork created by local, Wisconsin artists, age 50+.


Monthly Newsletter: News & Info Update – January 2017

January 3, 2017


Letters to – and from – Santa

December 10, 2016

Read about our support for Santa’s Mailbox from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: http://www.jsonline.com/story/news/columnists/jim-stingl/2016/12/10/stingl-letters-and-santa-claus/95214448/


Lifetime Art Competition – Waukesha Public Library

December 8, 2016

The Lifetime Art Competition is an annual, juried, traveling exhibition of artwork created by local, Wisconsin artists, age 50+. For the full exhibition schedule, click here.


Former MCDA Director Stephanie Sue Stein Named Interim Director

December 7, 2016

MILWAUKEE (Dec. 7, 2016) – The Board of Directors of Interfaith Older Adult Programs appointed Stephanie Sue Stein, former Director of the Milwaukee County Department on Aging (MCDA), the new Interim Executive Director effective December 5th. Stein served with the county as the MCDA Director for 22 years before retiring in 2015. Prior to joining the county she was with the Social Development Commission for … Continue reading Former MCDA Director Stephanie Sue Stein Named Interim Director »


Silver Linings: Caring for the Caregiver Conference 2016

December 3, 2016

All Caregivers Welcome: Family & Professional Our 2016 Keynote Speaker: Stephanie Sue Stein, former Director of the Milwaukee County Department on Aging (MCDA). Select from nine workshops and three caregiver discussion groups: End-of-life directives Senior financial planning Dementia care specialists Parkinson’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Mental health Caregiver advocacy Art therapy Dementia-capable care Registration is now open! Your registration includes a meal and refreshments. For more information, … Continue reading Silver Linings: Caring for the Caregiver Conference 2016 »


Quarterly Newsletter: Vol. 3, Issue 3, 2016

December 1, 2016


Monthly Newsletter: News & Info Update – December 2016

December 1, 2016


Social Innovation Prize Award Luncheon

November 17, 2016


Lifetime Art Competition – Waukesha Civic Theatre

November 10, 2016

The Lifetime Art Competition is an annual, juried, traveling exhibition of artwork created by local, Wisconsin artists, age 50+. For the full exhibition schedule, click here.


Interfaith Receives $5,000 SPARK Grant from Diversified Insurance Solutions

November 10, 2016

Donation to Benefit Seniors and Students Brookfield (Nov. 9, 2016) – Diversified Insurance Solutions has awarded a $5,000 SPARK Grant to Interfaith Older Adult Programs. Each year, Interfaith addresses the physical and social needs of more than 14,000 older adults and caregivers in the Milwaukee area by providing innovative programs, successful solutions and, in many cases, a helping hand. The SPARK donation will support the … Continue reading Interfaith Receives $5,000 SPARK Grant from Diversified Insurance Solutions »


2016 Pull Up a Chair Fundraiser

November 3, 2016

Join us for the 8th Annual “Pull Up a Chair in Your Neighborhood” fundraiser luncheon! Highlights include: Emcee Mark Baden, Chief Meteorologist at WISN-TV Live auction featuring hand-painted chairs and furniture Silent auction Wine pull of 100 bottles of red and white wines Holiday gifts Raffle basket drawing By supporting this event, you’re making a big impact in our community and at Interfaith, one of … Continue reading 2016 Pull Up a Chair Fundraiser »


Interfaith Announces 2016 Winner of the $10,000 Social Innovation Prize in Wisconsin

October 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE (Oct. 17, 2016)—Interfaith Older Adult Programs is honored to announce that Rev. Joseph Ellwanger, 83, is the winner of the 2016 Social Innovation Prize and will receive $10,000 to continue his work to end mass incarceration, and strengthen families and communities in Wisconsin. Ellwanger (right) is the driving force behind WISDOM’s statewide Reform Our Communities (ROC) campaign to rebuild Wisconsin’s criminal justice system. WISDOM … Continue reading Interfaith Announces 2016 Winner of the $10,000 Social Innovation Prize in Wisconsin »


Lifetime Art Competition – St. Camillus

October 13, 2016

The Lifetime Art Competition is an annual, juried, traveling exhibition of artwork created by local, Wisconsin artists, age 50+. For the full exhibition schedule, click here.


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