About Us

Contact: Brian Miller, CEO
Phone: 608.274.7900
Email: Brian Miller

Independent Living, Inc. is a local nonprofit organization serving seniors and adults with disabilities primarily in Dane County, Wisconsin. Established in 1973, we offer a comprehensive array of in-home services, health care and housing communities to help seniors and adults with disabilities live with as much independence in the best way possible.


We support adults as they manage their independence by providing a variety of care services, skilled home health care and housing options to maintain health and well being.

Leadership Team

Brian Miller

Jessica Peterson
Chief Housing Officer

Mary Bakken

Lori Wegner
Human Resources Director


Board of Directors


Brent Lindell
Market Manager | Savant Capital Management

Thomas Shorter
Vice President
Attorney | Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Douglas Stoffels
Financial Analysis Manager | American Family Insurance


Jocelyn DeWitt
Senior VP and Chief Information Officer | UW Health

Herb Held
Director/Government Programs | WPS Health Insurance

Loretta Himmelsbach
Retired | Nonprofit Executive Director

Jo Hoffman
President | BR Diamond Suite

Jonathan Jaffery, MD
Chief Population Health Officer | UW Health

Tim Sherry
Retired | CPA

Gowri Sriskandarajah
Retired | CPA

Frank Staniszewski
Retired | Nonprofit Executive Director

Jane Voichick, Ph.D.
Retired | Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin Nutritional Sciences

Mary Wright
CEO/President | Wisconsin Housing Preservation Corp.

Contact Information

2970 Chapel Valley Road, Suite #203
Madison, WI 53711
Email: intake@independentlivinginc.org

Phone: 608.274.7900 Independent Living, Inc.
Fax: 608.274.9181
Phone: 608.274.2097 Independent Health Care
Fax: 608.274.7907
Phone: 608.204.0900 Independent Living: The Gardens Retirement Community and Segoe Gardens Assisted Living in Madison
Phone: 608.268.9645 Independent Living: Tennyson Senior Living Community in Madison
Phone: 608.273.9330 Independent Living: McKee Park Apartments in Fitchburg
Phone: 608.268.5500 Independent Living: Olympic Village Retirement Community in Sun Prairie

For information about communications and marketing, or media requests:
Sue: 608.268.9628
Email: marketing@independentlivinginc.org

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Free Health & Wellness Center Classes in December November 13, 2018

Free sneak preview for adults! Try out the classes and therapy pool for free at the Health & Wellness Center at Tennyson Senior Living, our newest community in Madison at 1936 Tennyson Lane. Adults age 55 and better who live in the Madison area ...

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