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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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Additional May event information and details can also be found in the May Issue of the Messenger

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



Thursday, May 25, 2017 

Waunakee Roundtable (Open to SAIL Members)
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Waunakee Public Library, 710 South Street, Waunakee

Topic: Housing Discussion: Co-housing vs Condo Life 
Member Lee Maddox will share information about the co-housing project he is involved with in Madison. Chris Klotz will share how this is similar and different from condo life. Registration in advance is required. Call or email the SAIL office.

SAIL members who live in communities surrounding Madison, and who are interested in developing a SAIL satellite in their community, should contact the SAIL office or Member Chris Klotz.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 
Sunday Movie at Oakwood (Open to the Public)
“La La Land”
2:00 p.m. 
The Arts Center, Oakwood Village, 6205 Mineral Point Road, Madison

An American romantic musical about a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. Rated PG 13. No registration necessary. 

If you are a SAIL member and need assistance getting to an event or you are interested in joining SAIL, please email us at or call the SAIL office at 608-230-4321.

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 and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

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



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!


3rd Annual SAIL Golf Outing:
June 14 at Pleasant View Golf Course          
Join us and have some fun!

If you and/or your friends like to golf, and if you would like a chance to win big, you will want to sign up for our 3rd Annual SAIL Golf Outing on 
June 14 
at Pleasant View Golf Course in Middleton!

You can sign up now by clicking either 9-Hole Registration or 18 Hole Registration!

Thanks to an anonymous donor, there will be a chance for you to win a
hole-in-one prize of $20,000!
There are two additional hole-in-one prize opportunities as well-- a set of Callaway X Series  416 Irons and a 50" 4K Ultra HD Smart TV!

If you'd like more information, or would like to talk to a staff member about registration, please email or call 608-230-4321. 

Donna Ploc, chairperson, is once again leading the charge—thank you, Donna! 

We raised 
$16,000 last year and we’re hoping to reach $23,000 this year. Proceeds support SAIL programs, services, and sliding fee memberships

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Title Sponsor:
Trusted for over 20 years, medical alarms provided by Life Assist USA are the best in the industry leading in quality, signature service and lowest price. No other brand can provide you the level of protection in cases of medical emergencies like Life Assist USA’s medical alarm systems.


Platinum Sponsor:
Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries is the parent organization of two locally owned and operated 
retirement communities— Oakwood Village University Woods and Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge.


Dinner Sponsor:
Vogel Bros. Building Co. is a fifth-generation construction services company with offices in Madison, WI and Lakeland, FL. As an award-winning company, Vogel Bros. has earned recognition for completing large-scale complex projects, encouraging innovation, embracing new technologies, and making a difference in our communities.

Golf Cart Sponsor:
RSM US LLP is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. We guide our clients through business challenges by understanding their needs and bringing together the right team to address them.

Contact us at for more information!

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

Read The Messenger!
May 2017 Issue is Available Online Now!

Woman reading April Messenger on her tablet

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.

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