Access to Pre-Screened Service Providers
SAIL extensively screens all potential providers to help ensure honesty, reliability, expertise, fair pricing, and overall positive customer relations. We also follow up with you to make sure you are pleased with services you have received. The bottom line? We only choose providers that we would allow in our own homes.
Do you need some help setting up your computer? How about a DVD player? A cordless or cell phone? Technology can be great, but sometimes it can be confusing (not to mention frustrating!). SAIL has staff, vendors, and volunteers who will come to your home to help you get up and running with just about any electronic equipment you have. Full Membership includes a free one-hour home visit by a staff member or vendor and four Tech 4 You sessions as presented in the SAIL Messenger calendar.
Rise and Shine Daily Check-In
We offer an automated daily check-in service for members who live alone. As a participant, you are provided with an easy way to make daily contact so we know every day that you are up and about. If for some reason you don't check in, we will follow up to make sure you are alright. If it is necessary to make a home visit to check on you, you will be billed at a rate of $35 per hour.
House Checks While You Are Away
If you are planning time away from your home, simply let us know in advance, and we will provide up to six weekly house checks (and plant watering!) per year at no charge.
Comprehensive Medication Reviews
With an emphasis placed on prevention, you will have free access to a comprehensive medication review each year. The pharmacist will offer information regarding possible risks for adverse drug events, answer questions about medications, and discuss any potential risks that lead to loss of independence.
Special Member Services
Your membership includes a variety of SAIL “Perks” including quarterly Mattress Flip Days, holiday letter writing, Shred Day, and more.
You will receive invitations to quarterly get-togethers, monthly luncheons at local restaurants, member groups, educational programs, wellness workshops, and other gatherings with fellow members. Each month SAIL's Connections Group member volunteers plan special member programs and trips.
Members Helping Members and Community Volunteer Program
Being a SAIL member gives you easy access to a network of volunteers, as well as the opportunity to contribute your time and talents as a volunteer. Possible opportunities include member transportation, consultation or committee work, visitation/ companionship, and office assistance.
Discounts on Safety and Medical Equipment
- People with a SAIL membership can enjoy a 35% discount on durable medical equipment from Home Health United. This includes wheelchairs, grab bars, and bath-accessory safety equipment.
- All members can receive a discount on personal emergency monitoring services offered by Life Assist USA. You can receive this service for as low as $20 per month with a SAIL membership. Mobile units are available.
- Membership also includes a 10% discount on Madison School and Community Recreation (MSCR) programs. Just submit your receipt from MSCR and we will send you a check or credit your account with 10% of the registration fee.
Wellness and Educational Programs
A variety of programs and events are offered regularly. You will be informed about events being offered by SAIL, our partners, and associates in the community through our monthly newsletter and/or special mailings. Many of these focus on health and wellness and include topics such as: medications, fall prevention, brain health, etc. You are invited to participate in exercise programs and wellness classes offered by Oakwood Village and Attic Angel Place.
Our newsletter, the SAIL Messenger, is published each month and mailed to your home or sent via e-mail. Our newsletter contains updates, events, and pertinent information for our members.
SAIL members are eligible to receive transportation assistance arranged through SAIL using volunteers (if available). If we are unable to find a volunteer driver, we can assist you in making arrangements with publicly sponsored transportation organizations, or schedule a taxi, which you may pay for directly or have billed to your SAIL account.
Information and Referral to Community Agencies
Dane County has a multitude of senior resources and we are happy to link you to them.
Peace of Mind
While it is difficult to put a value on this, we all know that having peace of mind is good for everyone. SAIL is dedicated to serving people age 55+ and providing peace of mind with products, services and activities that enable them to enjoy life on their terms, be engaged in the community, and live in their own homes.
Full Membership Dues: $395/year/household or $34/month/household; payable via personal check, credit card, or automatic checking withdrawal (ACH). Sliding fee available for qualified members.
Yes, I would like to become a Full Member!