Our senior living community provides many opportunities for our residents as well as members of our community to laugh, learn, and live life to its fullest.

Join us for one of our community events.

Upcoming events

Thursday, April 19 2 PM

Successfully Aging Series: Stroke Prevention
Presented by Jeannie Pittenger-CNRN, SCRN, MSN Stroke/Telemedicine/Bariatric Program Facilitator Sacred Heart Hospital Sisters Health System

Come learn about stroke prevention and the treatment modalities we provide.  Sacred Heart is the only Hospital in the region to offer clot retrieval; a like-saving procedure to remove the clot from arteries in the brain.


Thursday, June 21 2 PM

Successfully Aging Series: Better Hearing, Better Living
Presented by Better Hearing Better Living; Shawna Lee, Doctor of Audiology, Prevea Health

Did you know that heart disease, diabetes, and certain medications can increase risk of hearing loss?  Shawna will spend time reviewing the consequences of untreated hearing loss. She will also discuss recent research related to hearing loss risk factors (e.g. fall risk; cognitive decline).  She will present strategies people can use to improve their hearing and understanding with or without hearing aids.  Common myths and truths about hearing loss will be covered as well as current best-practice recommendations for getting the most out of hearing instruments.  Information regarding tip and tricks for hearing aid troubleshooting/maintenance and a hands-on opportunity for exploration of the newest technologies available will also be available.   Resources for hearing technology will also be provided.


Thursday, August 16 2 PM

Successfully Aging Series: Cooking and Eating for One
Presented by Amanda Schmidt- Dietic Internship Director/Lecturer, UW-Stout

It's less fun to cook and eat alone, and very little food comes in packs of one. Come and learn a few helpful tricks and you'll be on your way to cooking for one-and eating well.


Thursday, October 18 2 PM

Successfully Aging Series: Your Healthy Future
Presented by Dr. Vande Zande, MD, Prevea Internal Medicine

We will discuss proper nutrition and the benefits of exercise as well as recommended screening and prevention of disease. 

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!