Open Registration 

We're glad you're interested in our workshops! Select a category below by clicking on the arrow on the right to see and register for scheduled workshops and events. If you're interested in a workshop not currently taking registrations, please go to the bottom of the page and sign up for a waiting list.

Brain Health

Boost Your Brain and Memory

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. 

Tuesdays,  June 18th-July 30

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Flambeau Village Apartments (Community Room)

700 College Ave. W, Ladysmith, WI 54848

Registration is required by June 17.

Learn more.

Register here.


Tuesdays, July 16-August 27
10:00-11:30 a.m
Barron County Highway Department-Conference Room
260 N. 7th St., Barron, WI

Registration is required by July 15.

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

Learn more.

Wits Works

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 about the Chetek Workshops.
Register for 2024 workshops in Chetek.

Rice Lake
Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
July 31, August 28, September 25, October 30

Learn more about the Rice Lake Workshops.
Register for the Rice Lake 2024 workshops.


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

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

Wine, Women & Dementia
Attend a screening of the documentary "Wine, Women & Dementia", followed by a facilitated discussion. Dinner is included, and there is no cost or requested donation. 

June 21, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Registration is required by June 20 to attend either of these two sessions.

Rice Lake Senior Center, 12 Humbird St, Rice Lake
Learn more about the Rice Lake event.
Worden Avenue Exchange, 310 Worden Ave E, Ladysmith
Learn more about the Ladysmith event.

Register here for either the Ladysmith or Rice Lake event.

June 27, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
St Croix Casino Turtle Lake, 777 Highway 8/63 Turtle Lake
Registration is required by June 26 for this session.
Learn more.
Register here for the Turtle Lake event.

Healthy Living

Eat Smart Move More  Weigh Less
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
Stepping On is a seven-week fall prevention program to help you learn how to avoid dangerous and costly falls so you can keep doing the things you love.  The workshop meets once weekly for 2 hours for seven weeks. Learn from trained facilitators and guest experts including physical therapists, pharmacists, vision and community safety experts. Pre-registration is required by June 3—$10 suggestion donation. 

If you are interested in the next Stepping On workshop, please contact Alisa Lammers or call 715-537-6225.

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 note: if the workshop you're interested in isn't available right now, use this form and we'll add you to the waiting list for the next session and let you know when it's scheduled. Workshops include: