Programs

  1. Lunch & Learn
  2. Coffee & Conversation
  3. Film Fridays
  4. Mah Jongg
  5. RSVP Sewing Group
  6. Tai Chi
  7. Mindfulness & Meditation 

Lunch and Learn 

Join us for our quarterly Lunch and Learn Program. Guest speakers are invited to present on a range of topics pertaining to aging. Attendees are served a luncheon at noon, followed by the presentation from 12:30pm to 1:15pm with a Question & Answer period following. Space is limited and reservations are required. 

Downsizing: Friday, March 22nd

12:00 p.m. Luncheon
12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Presentation
DownsizingIs your home starting to feel like too much for you? Are you struggling to find the physical energy needed to maintain it? Are you tired of climbing stairs? Do you feel like you've accumulated 2 lifetimes' worth of stuff and are unsure what to do with it all? If this describes you, it may be time to consider downsizing. Join Jess Lex, local real estate agent, for a seminar all about the downsizing process. Jess will discuss options and provide you with the tools to get the process started. Lunch will include: Macaroni and Cheese, Capri Vegetables, Vegetarian Baked Beans, Cantaloupe, Brownie, and choice of beverage.





Pharmaceuticals and Older Adults (October 2023)Pharmaceuticals and Older Adults

It is quite common for older adults to take multiple medications on a daily basis. Pharmacist Tony Peterangelo of Forward Pharmacy in McFarland shared important information about what to watch out for when taking medications, such as common adverse drug reactions for over the counter and prescription drugs. He also discussed ways to manage the costs of medications with prescription savings cards and Medicare Part D plans. .


Fall Prevention (June 2023)Falls Prevention Logo

Did you know that 1 in 4 older adults suffers a fall each year in the United States and falls are the top cause of injury-related death among our older population. The good news is that falls are NOT a normal part of aging and can be prevented! Tracie Halvorsen, Level 2 Trauma Program Director at St. Mary's Hospital and member of the Falls Free Dane Coalition of Safe Communities, presented about why we should care about falls and what we can do to help prevent a fall. She shared community resources and programs to help you stay upright, independent and healthy. The recording of the presentation is available from WMCF McFarland Cable.


Dementia: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments (April 2023)

Dementia Lunch and Learn

McFarland Senior Outreach partnered with the University of Wisconsin Badger Talks Program to present, "Dementia Signs, Symptoms and Treatments," with Dr. Alexis Eastman, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics. The recording of the presentation is available from WMCF McFarland Cable.