Thursday, May 17 • 2 PM
Successfully Aging Series: Therapy Dogs in the Chippewa Valley
Presented by Heather Mishefske, Owner, emBARK, Certified Professional Dog Trainer
Therapy dogs are calm, well-mannered dogs who volunteer with their handlers in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, reading programs, dog education events, and many other areas. These dogs go through a certification process to earn privileges to be in these environments. Learn how and why Therapy Dogs are a huge benefit to our community, and meet some of the dogs who are using their skills in the Chippewa Valley.
Thursday, July 19 • 2 PM
Successfully Aging Series: The Aging Eye
Presented by Dr. Kabat, River Valley Eye Vision
Please Join Dr. Kabat as she talks about the advancements in cataract surgery and macular degeneration.
Thursday, September 20 • 2 PM
Successfully Aging Series: Flower Designing
Presented by Brent Douglas Stelzer, Ower-Brent Douglas Flowers
Flowers and greens can be works of art and made by you! Learn some of the basics of floral design and have some fun too!
Thursday, November 15 • 2 PM
Successfully Aging Series: Falls Prevention: Learn How You Can Reduce Your Fall Risk
Presented by Barb Haag, OTR/L Occupational Therapist at Sacred Heart Hospital Sisters Health System
Fact: Wisconsin ranks 2nd in fall-related deaths in the US among those 65 and older. Did you know that older adult falls are largely preventable? By attending this Falls Prevention Seminar, you will learn: What causes falls in older adults, what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from a fall, and what programs are available in our area to reduce your fall risk and help you to live life to its fullest!