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Badger Crop Connect Programs

The UW–Madison Division of Extension’s Ag Institute will be hosting the fifth annual Badger Crop Connect webinar series for the 2024 growing season. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants, and farmers with timely crop updates for Wisconsin. These free webinars will be offered on the second and fourth Wednesdays of […]

Free Online Gardening Programs

Join Wisconsin Horticulture Extension for the next series of free online gardening programs! These free online gardening programs typically consist of a presentation, followed by time for live Q&A with the presenter. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. If you can’t attend during the scheduled time slot, we will send the […]

Aging Mastery Program Registration now Open

Build your own personal playbook for aging well. This fun, innovative program empowers you to take key steps to improve your well-being, add stability to your life, and strengthen ties to your community. Meet new friends and provide encouragement to one another as you take the Aging Mastery journey together! Every Monday beginning April 22 […]

Stop Scammers with Credit Check

By law, everybody can obtain free credit reports each week at AnnualCreditReport.com. It is important to check your report regularly to make sure it is accurate and up to date. Scammers often desire to open credit in your name. By regularly monitoring your credit report, you can prevent scammers from using your credit profile to their […]

Planning AHEAD

Planning AHEAD is a virtual 7-session course (one hour each) that guides participants through 7 topics. This course features a free workbook to help people with the tasks and decisions associated with end-of-life. You can register here or by calling 920-834-6845.

Strong Bodies

Exercise and movement for your care recipient and yourself has many health benefits – physically, emotionally, and mentally.  A progressive strength training program offered in Oconto County is Strong Bodies. Strong Bodies is a community-based strength training program aimed at mid-life and aging individuals. The benefits of strength training for older individuals have been studied […]

Falls Free Wisconsin

Aging adults commonly fear falling. Limit risk of injury through exercise and home safety strategies. Are you able to find all the hazards from Falls Free Wisconsin Safety Challenge?? https://fallsfreewi.org/prevent-falls/surround/interactive-home-walk-through/

Supporting Employed Caregivers

Sixty one percent of family caregivers work. Businesses are being affected by the caregiving responsibilities of their employees, so it is crucial to support them as they fulfill this role. Ways to support employed caregivers include having overall positive working relationships, work from home capabilities, and resources from Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). If you are […]

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Benefits of Caregiving

Providing care to others is an experience that has positive benefits. Focusing on positive aspects and experiences, may offer hope and reduce stress in times of anxiety or burnout.  Debbie Howard says, “it’s a chance for personal transformation…” View the full video here. 

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