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Virtual Stepping On Falls Prevention Class Starts September 7, 2022

If you’re like most people, you’re pretty careful about avoiding a fall.  But there some factors you may not be aware of that can influence your fall risk.  Stepping On addresses those factors and arms you with the information and strategies you need to avoid a fall. In Stepping On workshops, we take fall prevention […]

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Register for Free Dog Obedience Classes by end of September!

Registration is open ONLY through September for free dog obedience classes for youth in grades 5-12! After September, the Fall 2022 session will be closed. There may or may not be a Spring 2023 session. This club will combine the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen™ program with 4-H positive youth development practices to help youth learn […]

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Nutrition Nibbles: Why should you eat PROTEIN?

Protein is found in animal products such as meat, eggs, milk, and cheese. It is also found in nuts, seeds, beans, and peas. Protein is important because when consumed it helps repair our muscles/cells and is also the building blocks for enzymes, hormones, and vitamins. Varying your protein food choices is important to get a […]

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Simple Skills to Help Manage Stress – by Terri Kolb, Extension Educator

Submitted by: Terri Kolb Health and Well-Being Educator University of Wisconsin Madison-Division of Extension Forest and Oneida County     Noticing Positive Events is a skill worth learning. Research with different types of chronically stressed people – caregivers, people with serious illness, people dealing with the loss of a loved one, etc., have taught us that most […]

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Nutrition Nibbles: Why should you eat more WHOLE GRAINS?

Whole grains are an important source of many nutrients including dietary fiber, B-vitamins, and minerals. Dietary Fiber – Can help reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. B-vitamins – Essential for a healthy nervous system. They also help the body release energy from protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Iron – Many grain […]

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Coping with Rising Prices

With gas prices passing $4.00/gallon in Wisconsin many -of us are feeling the pinch at the pump. While many families are still recovering from losing income during the pandemic, the current spikes in prices for gas and food can feel particularly hard to manage right now. Consider trying some of the strategies listed below to […]

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