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Upcoming Events

BINGOCIZE!

Hosted by the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of La Crosse County

Date(s): May 23, 2022

Time: 2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Location: Holmen Public Library (121 W Legion St, Holmen)

Info: Looking for a fun, new way to be more active? Try Bingocize! Bingocize is an evidence-based program that combines a bingo-like game (prizes included!) with exercise and health education. Refreshments available. To register, call the ADRC at 608-785-5700.

Habitat for Humanity Aging in Place Listening Session

Date(s): May 25, 2022

Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Location: La Crosse Public Library (800 Main St, La Crosse)

Info: Focusing on their mission to provide access to safe, affordable housing for everyone, Habitat for Humanity will be expanding their programming to provide accessibility and aging in place repairs for elderly and individuals with disabilities. Join Executive Director, Kahya Fox, as she talks about the importance of aging in place modifications, share their future plans, and seeks input from the public on needs and implementation. No registration required. Questions, call the Habitat for Humanity at 608-785-2373.

Stepping On

Hosted by Gundersen Health System

Date(s): Mondays, July 11-August 22, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Location: Gundersen Health System Onalaska, Lower Level Education Center

Info: Seven week (two hours per week) evidence-based program that empowers older adults to reduce their risk for falling and build confidence. The program focuses on how strength and balancing exercises, medication management, home safety, footwear, vision and mobility are important in preventing falls. To learn more, or to register, call Gundersen Health System at 608-775-3054.

Staying Active Together

Hosted by the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of La Crosse County

Date(s): Ongoing, Mondays & Thursdays

Time: 9:30-10:30 am

Location: Community Connections Center (1407 Saint Andrew St, La Crosse) OR virtual via Microsoft Teams

Info: One hour FREE cardio, balance, and strength exercises. To register and participate virtually, call the ADRC at 608-785-5700. To register and attend in-person, call the La Crosse Parks and Recreation Department at 608-519-2088.

StrongBodies

Hosted by La Crosse County UW-Extension

Date(s): Ongoing, Mondays & Wednesdays

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Holmen Area Community Center (600 N Holmen Dr, Holmen)

Info: Membership to HACC required. To register, call 608-399-1870.

Swing Into Shape (television)

Provided by Gundersen Health System

Date(s): Ongoing, Thursdays and/or Fridays

Time: Varies (see below)

  • AcenTek Channel 4, Thursdays at 4:30 pm, Fridays at 8:30 am
  • Charter Channel 5, Thursdays at 8:00 am
  • CenturyLink Channel 4, Thursdays at 8:00 am
  • KQEG Channel 23, Thursdays at 8:00 am

Tai Chi (Harry J Olson Senior Center)

Date(s): Ongoing, Mondays & Fridays

Time: 9:30-10:30 am

Location: 1607 North St, La Crosse

Info: Membership to Harry J Olson Senior Center required. For more information, call 608-781-2122 or email harryjolson@gmail.com.

Walk With Us Wednesdays

Hosted by the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of La Crosse County

Date(s): Ongoing, Wednesdays

Time: 9:30 am

Location: Riverside Park (meet in parking lot near Friendship Gardens)

Info: Grab your walking shoes and meet every Wednesday for a walk! FREE, no registration required. Questions, call 608-785-5700.

**May 18, 2022 walk will include a tai chi warmup by Marsha Bateman

**May 25, 2022 walk will include a yoga cool down by Cheryl Neubauer

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