Registration

Open Registration 

We're glad you're interested in our workshops! Select a category below to see scheduled workshops and events. If the workshop you're interested in isn't available right now, use this form and we'll add you to the list for the next session and let you know when it's scheduled

Brain Health

Boost Your Brain & Memory Workshop
Tuesdays, April 2nd - May 14th, 2024

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Rice Lake Public Library, (downstairs classroom)

2 E. Marshall St. Rice Lake, WI 54868
This unique program takes a holistic approach to improving brain health in older adults. Participants will learn new habits to maintain brain

health while practicing new skills for better memory performance. The seven-session class is free and space is limited.


Learn more.

Register here.



Growing Connections
This workshop is full and registration has closed. If you'd like to be put on a waiting list for any cancelations, contact Trisha Witham at 715-537-6225 or trisha.witham@co.barron.wi.us

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Wits Works

Chetek
Fridays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
January 12, February 9, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8, December 13
Calhoun Memorial Library, 321 Moore St, Chetek, WI

Learn more.
Register for 2024 sessions here.

Caregivers

Positive Approach to Care Skills Training
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
April 13th
Barron County Government Center, Room 110, 330 E Monroe Ave, Barron, WI 54812

Register early! Spots are limited to 20 caregivers and will fill fast. A one-day, in-person intensive skill-building course for family caregivers caring for a loved one living with dementia. The skills day is led by national dementia expert Teepa Snow's team of certified PAC mentors .  Participants will experience in-depth practice of communication techniques and care habits to create a better quality of life for all. Lunch included! No cost or donation is requested. 

Registration is required. To register contact Alisa Lammers at alisa.lammers@co.barron.wi.us or 715-537-6225.


Powerful Tools for Caregivers-Workshop Postponed

The spring session of this workshop has been postponed. If you are still interested in participating at a future date, please complete this Interest List Form to be contacted when the workshop is rescheduled.

Six-week workshop focused on self-care for family caregivers. If you are caring for a loved one, friend, or neighbor, join this workshop to learn how to communicate better, build healthy habits and beat caregiver burnout! $10 suggested donation.

Dementia and Support for Dementia

Dementia 101 & Dementia Live

March 22, 2024

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Virtual

Learn the basics of dementia and how it changes the brain. You will also have the opportunity to experience what it may be like to live with dementia.

Learn more.
Register here.


Lunch Bunch-Barron County
For those with memory impairment and their care partners.
Monthly on the second Wednesday, January-December 2024
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Learn more.
Registration is required; to register contact please contact Trisha Witham at 888-538-3031 or trisha.witham@co.barron.wi.us.

Healthy Living

Healthy Living with Diabetes
Mondays, April 1-May 6, 2024
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Marshfield Medical Center- Ladysmith
1200 Port Arthur Rd., Ladysmith, WI 54848
Six-week workshop for adults living with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes.  Participants will learn from facilitators and each other ways to improve healthy lifestyle habits including nutrition & physical activity, stress management, working with your healthcare team and more!  Learn more.
Register here.


Eat Smart Move More  Weigh Less
Virtual
A 15-week weight management program. All weekly classes are conducted online by a live instructor. Open to Barron & Rusk County residents 60+.  
Learn more.
Register here.


Stepping On

Seven-week fall prevention workshop for older adults. This evidence-based workshop will teach you the strategies to improve strength and balance and prevent falls both in the home and in the community.

Barron
3:00 -5:00 p.m.
April 4, 2024-May 16, 2024
Dove Healthcare - Barron, 1333 Memorial Dr, Barron, WI 54812
Learn more.
Pre-register here.

Cumberland
6:00 -8:00 p.m.
April 25, 2024-June 6, 2024
St. Anthony Parish Hall, 925 St. Anthony St., Cumberland, WI 54829
Learn more.
Pre-register here.

Hawkins
Mondays, June 10-July 22
1:00 p.m.-3:00  p.m.
Hawkins Area Library, 705 Main St. Hawkins, WI 54530
Learn more.
Pre-register here.


Walk with Ease
2024 groups will be:


Self-directed, with support from the ADRC Health Promotions Coordinator.
Learn more.
Register here.

Leader Information Session (on-demand webinar)

Register here.

Let Us Know!

Please use this form to let us know if you're interested in any of our workshops. We'll add you to the list for the next session and let you know when it's scheduled. Workshops include: