In-Person Strong Bodies Classes in Crandon & Armstrong Creek

Healthy aging is all about quality of life. No matter how old you are, you do not have to get weaker with age. Strength training can help you stay vital, strong and independent throughout your life. The Strong Bodies Program is a 12-week, research-based exercise program for all ages of men and women. Each class […]

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How to Provide Support: Vaping and E-cigarettes Educational Resources

Vaping is addicting, youth become easily hooked, and the powerful effects of addiction make it very hard to stop, even if someone wants to. Caring adults can help by offering support, starting a conversation, providing resources, and/or involving others. Start the Conversation Know the facts Choose the right time and place Compliment youth’s good judgement […]

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UW Madison Division of Extension offers Mental Health training

Mental Health First Aid is a program that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. The program gives participants the skills and confidence to provide initial support to those who are experiencing a crisis in their community. Through a partnership with WiROSE (Wisconsin rural Opioid […]

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WeCOPE Program

Please join us for a new program offering for adults shown to reduce stress and depression and increase our positive emotions. Here is the registration link. https://bit.ly/30QFY0B Space is limited so register soon!  For more information contact Terri Kolb at terri.kolb@wisc.edu

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Strong Bodies Spring Registration

Forest County Extension and Aging Office are offering a free virtual strength training program for older adults. No experience is necessary. StrongBodies training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.  This program will also increase your strength, muscle mass, and bone density. We will also have time to learn and socialize (virtually). […]

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Join the Adventure : Aging Mastery Program

It is not too late! We have extended the registration deadline until Monday March 29. Build your own playbook for aging well and join us for this 10-session virtual program. Here is the registration link: http://bit.ly/ExtensionAMP2   If you have and questions contact Terri Kolb @ terri.kolb@wisc.edu  

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Wise Wisconsin Winter Series

UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span program presents Wise Wisconsin Winter Series. Life Span Educators from around to state will host sessions on topics that will help you increase joy and satisfaction in your life and help you connect with others during the cold, snowy winter months. Grab a hot beverage of your choice and […]

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Understanding Addiction – (Part 2 of an Educational Video Series)

U.W. Madison-Extension of Forest County is partnering with the Community Coalition of Forest County and its many members  to offer activities and education to all age groups and cultures in our diverse county to improve the health and well-being of our residents with a focus on substance abuse prevention and building resiliency. Check out the second video in the 4-part Mental Health and Substance Use […]

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Extension Partners with the Community Coalition of Forest County  

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it is a lot to handle. It is important to remember that mental health is important to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. It is not uncommon for life to be out of balance sometimes, especially when we […]

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