Living Well in Our Best Years – Newsletter for Caregivers and Families

This newsletter is a collaborative effort between the Bayfield County offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the North and the UW-Extension. Both departments are committed to providing a broad array of information and resources to older adults, caregivers and family members to assist them in growing and aging with grace, dignity and respect.

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Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library

Want to start preserving your own fresh food,but don’t have the equipment? We have you covered! With our Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library! We have water bath & pressure canners, a juicer, dehydrators & more……. Contact Ashland County UW-Extension office at 715-682-7017 or Bayfield County UW-Extension Office at 715-373-6104.

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Cloverbud Day Camp!! August 1, 2018

You are invited to a special Day Camp for Cloverbuds (Youth who have completed Grades K-2) on Wednesday, August 1st at Memorial Park in Washburn.  Registration is required by July 30, 2018. Cloverbuds will have a chance to get to know each other and spend some time exploring nature, playing group games, and making some fun craft projects they can take home. We’re going to have a little fun with a “Superheroes” theme and explore some of nature’s superheroes and our own super powers!

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Free Community Bike Rodeo

Free Community Bike Rodeo- June 15, 2018 2 p m – 5 pm. Free helmet giveaways, Bike Games & Safety,Basic Bike Maintenance, and Agility Courses!


Successful Co-Parenting

Co-parenting families have a unique set of challenges. They also have opportunities to build strengths. For children it may mean adapting to a new family arrangement, moving between households, or living with a single parent or another caregiver.


Clothing & Foods Revue

Members in the Foods and Nutrition and/or Clothing projects, are invited to be a part of these fun and educational events. The Gitche Gumee Club will be our hosts at the Workshop in Oulu this year on Saturday, May 19th. The Foods Revue will be held in the morning, with The Clothing Revue in the afternoon. Both are judged Fair events with premiums. Registration for the events is separate.

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Relationships Matter Class

Relationships Matter ~ Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm ~ Washburn Public Library ~ Six Sessions ~ April 17 – May 20, 2018 (No class on May 1) ~For Individuals, Couples, All~Relationships help us thrive! ~ $12 per person. Includes class materials, light refreshments. Features curriculum from PREP, Inc. evidence-based relationship series. ~ Registration is required. ~ Space is limited. ~ Call 715-373-6104 ext 2 for registrations/questions or Register Online.