• September 23rd is National Falls Prevention Day Posted 08/27/2019

    National Falls Prevention Day, is a day set aside to educate others on how to prevent fall related injuries, the impact of falls, and to make the community aware of falls prevention programs in the community. Per the National Council on Aging “Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Wisconsin has one of the highest rates of death from unintentional falls in the nation. In fact, the death rate due to unintentional falls in Wisconsin is twice the national average. Read more »
  • July is National Ice Cream Month Posted 07/15/2019

    Did you know that while there is no exact origin date of ice cream, there are counts of ice cream reaching as far back as the second century B.C.? Alexander the Great was known to enjoy ice flavored with honey and nectar, there are references showing King Solomon indulging in iced drinks during harvesting, and during the Roman Empire, Nero Claudius Caesar frequently appreciated snow flavored with fruits and juices. Read more »
  • Connect, Create, Contribute Posted 05/07/2019

    Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around Dane County. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month (OAM) has been recognizing the contributions of this growing population for 56 years. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) each May, OAM provides resources to help older Americans stay healthy and independent, and resources to help communities support and celebrate their diversity. Read more »
  • St Patrick's Day Posted 03/14/2019

    CELEBRATED SAINT St. Patrick might be the patron saint of Ireland but he didn’t always live in Ireland. Patrick was born in Britain in the fourth century and didn’t arrive in Ireland until he was 16 years old  After he arrived in Ireland, Patrick became interested in Christianity and started teaching others about the religion. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on the day Patrick supposedly died.   MYTHS BUSTED Read more »
  • From the Desk of Sally Jo Spaeni Posted 02/20/2019

    Hello Center Participants! As we head in to March and we start to witness the on-again-off again signs of Spring, I often find myself thinking about new opportunities and activities. Read more »
  • AMP - Aging Mastery Program Posted 01/23/2019

    Welcome to your playbook for aging well! As children, we’re taught how to be successful adults. By contrast, no one teaches us how to age well. As a result, most are unprepared for this new stage in life. Read more »
  • Aging Mastery Program Posted 12/20/2018

    Welcome to your playbook for aging well! As children, we’re taught how to be successful adults. By contrast, no one teaches us how to age well. As a result, most are unprepared for this new stage in life. Read more »
  • National Family Caregiver's Month Posted 11/15/2018

    November is National Family Caregivers Month. It is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. This year’s theme is “Caregiving Around the Clock.” This special observance enables us to do the following: Read more »
  • Artists of the Month: August Posted 08/14/2017

    A Father & Daughter Duo Read more »

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