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Registration for the fourth session of this year's 4-H Clover University Workshop series is now open! These programs are open to kids in grades 2 through 13. Participants can choose to take one 95-minute or two 45-minute classes.
In this session, kids can learn to craft a fleece pillow, create string art, make memory journals, learn tips and tricks for camping, paint and decorate a mason jar utensil holder, bake a coffee cake, or build a terra cotta bird feeder. Costs range from $2 to $10. Not all classes are appropriate for all grade levels; please be sure to review the participant criteria prior to signing up. Each class has a max number of participants so register early to guarantee your space.
The deadline to register for this workshop event is February 25.
Starin Park Community Building
Caregiving is rewarding. But it can be challenging too. Caring for someone with an injury or illness such as dementia, cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke or other can be physically, emotionally and financially demanding.
Taking care of yourself is important. Powerful Tools for Caregivers can show you the way!
Public Health provides immunizations against vaccine-preventable diseases for children and adults. Vaccination remains one of the most effective ways to protect against illness. Call to schedule your immunization appointment and verify vaccine availability at 262-741-3200.
People with diabetes or pre-diabetes can improve their health by joining a Healthy Living with Diabetes workshop sponsored by the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Walworth County. The program has been researched and proven to improve the health of adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Register today for this 6-week program designed for young expectant persons! Your support person is encouraged to attend with you.
Topics include body changes, breastfeeding, safe sleep, labor & delivery, car seats, home safety, and postpartum depresssion.
At each session, you will receive corresponding baby & safety items, to include baby monitors, home safety kits, boppy pillows, baby baths, diaper bags, and more. Gas cards will be available to assist with transportation costs.
Questions? Call the Tree House at 262-374-2242.
Funding for this program made possible by a grant from the Wisconsin Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board (CANPB). This program is presented in partnership by the Tree House Child and Family Center and Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services.
Online via Zoom. Links will be sent after registration.
Rent Smart is designed for people with little or no rental experience or those that have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.
What you will learn:
- Planning for and meeting monthly expenses
- Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing
- How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants
- Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors
- Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants
Rent Smart is brought to you by UW-Madison, Division of Extension
East Troy Area Intergenerational Community Center, 2040 Beulah Avenue East Troy WI 53120
For women, aging well sometimes means confronting some inconvenient (and often embarrassing) truths: Half of all women age 50 or older will experience incontinence at some point in their lives. The Mind over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder program, offered by the Walworth County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), is a small group, community-based program that has been proven to improve bladder symptoms for 71% of participants, and bowel symptoms for over 55%.
Public Health provides immunizations against vaccine-preventable diseases for children and adults.
East Troy Intergenerational Community Center
In the MIND Diet: Brain Health Dietary Approach program, participants will learn about the MIND diet and how to form habits to create lasting healthful change. Each participant will have an opportunity to make their own healthy trail mix. The speaker is Chetney Blaszczyk, a nutrition and health promotion coordinator and registered dietitian nutritionist from the Walworth County Aging and Disability Resource Center with a career focus on older adult nutrition. Workshops will be held on March 26, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.