Marilyn Seidl-Kramer has been the director of the Marshfield Area Respite Care Center since 1995. Marilyn graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point with a degree in social work and gerontology.

Marilyn coordinates two support groups for caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets on the last Thursday of the month at MARCC at 6:30 p.m. The Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the Third Thursday of the month at 1pm in the Community Room at Wesley United Methodist Church.

Marilyn is also currently the Elder Abuse in Later Life specialist with Personal Development Center, also a United Way agency. She was recently nominated for a Justice award from the State of Wisconsin for her long-time service to those in crisis in the Marshfield community.

This picture of Marilyn and a participant epitomizes the loving care that she provides daily in her work as director. Marilyn directs MARCC’s program to make participants feel loved and needed.