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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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2017 Equipment Lending Flyer

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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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.

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Resilience Jan 25, 2018

Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

You are invited to a showing of RESILIENCE, a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress.
Now understood to be one of the leading causes of everything from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression, extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behavior. Two showings-1/25 in Iron River; 2/21 in Washburn.

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4-H Canski – Chequamegon Area Nordic

4-H CANSKI is a partnership between Ashland and Bayfield County 4-H, local schools, BART, and the Ashwabay Outdoor Education Foundation. The mission of 4H-CANSKI is to promote fun,
fitness, safety and excellence in the lifelong sport of cross country skiing.
4H-CANSKI provides ongoing instruction, social opportunities and leadership development for skiers of all levels. We will emphasize technique, conditioning, safety and provide leadership opportunities all in a fun filled atmosphere in the great outdoors.

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It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors

The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers. It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors. To address this issue, and encourage and incentivize ag producers to add this important safety device, a variety of public and private organizations have come together to provide significant rebates to assist with the costs of installing a ROPS on unprotected tractors.

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