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Senior Wellness Programs

Jan 10, 2023
Senior Wellness programs at Lakeview library in Winter 2023

There are a number of events taking place at Lakeview Library for older adults this winter! Whether you're trying to become more savvy with purchases, are eager to learn about the aging brain or set yourself up with success around long-term care, Lakeview Library has a wellness event for you. 

Upcoming Events: 

Owning Your Future: Planning for Your Care Needs

January 25, 1-2PM | Lakeview Library

Long-term care options can be confusing and overwhelming, and it’s important to make an informed decision. Learn more about long-term care options including help in the home to skilled nursing facilities and options to pay for long-term care services. This event will be led by The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Dane County, who provide resources and support on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability. No registration required. 

Dementia and the Aging Brain

February 6, 1-2:30PM | Lakeview Library

Have you ever walked into a room and forgot why you are there? Join Ellen Taylor, Dementia Care Specialist at The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Dane County in a discussion regarding what happens to our brains as we get older and learn more about the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia. No registration required.

FREE Memory Screening

February 9, 1-3PM | Lakeview Library

Memory screening is an important part of overall health, and is much like other routine health screenings. The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Dane County is offering free and confidential 15-minute memory screening appointments on Thursday, February 9 from 1-3PM at Lakeview Library. Registration is required for these screenings, and appointments will include educational materials about memory concerns and brain health.

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE, by phone at 246-4547, or in person.

Seed Starting

February 16, 6:30-7:30PM | Lakeview Library

Starting garden plants from seed can be a rewarding activity. In this talk you will hear from a certified Master Gardener Volunteer from Dane Co. Extension who will give you a solid foundation for growing your own garden plants from seeds. A planting demonstration will be included in the talk. You will leave this talk feeling confident in your abilities to start seeds right in your own home. REGISTER

Common Scams & Frauds Targeting Seniors

February 24, 2-3PM | Lakeview Library

The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will discuss the details of common scams that target seniors, the warning signs of a scam, and what to do if you or someone you know falls victim to a scam or fraud. Helpful factsheets from The Bureau of Consumer Protection will be available. As Wisconsin’s lead agency for consumer protection, the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, provides information and education, mediates complaints, investigates cases, and takes enforcement actions to fight fraudulent and deceptive practices that harm consumers and honest businesses. No registration required. 

Writing Your Story: Finding the Storyteller Within

Tuesdays, March 7 - April 4, 12:30-2PM | Lakeview Library

Join Author & Story Coach, Catrina J. Sparkman for a five week interactive class on how to release your inner storyteller. Whether you are penning your own personal memoir for posterity, crafting fictionalize stories for publication, or even if you just simply want to entertain the grandkids, come and learn the essential keys that make great stories work and how to engage your audience so that they’ll want to hear those stories again and again. 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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