Sep
6
to Oct 11

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

Registration required for this 6 week class.

For questions about this program or to register, call Wabasha County Public Health at 651-565-5200 or register online at wellconnectsemn.org

Living well with Chronic Conditions is a proven self-management program for people living with chronic health conditions like heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, COPD, and others.  This class is designed to help you learn skills to manage these conditions on a daily basis.

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Sep
11
to Nov 29

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

An evidence-based exercise and fall prevention program for people of all ages.

Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm, from September 11 - November 29. Only $75 for 12 weeks/24 sessions.

This program is brought to you by the Wabasha County Senior Action Team. Call Wabasha County Public Health to register 651-565-5200, or online at www.WellConnectSEMN.org.

Need help with transportation? Ask about assistance when registering.

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Sep
12
to Nov 30

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

An evidence-based exercise and fall prevention program for people of all ages.

Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm, from September 12 - November 30. Only $75 for 12 weeks/24 sessions.

This program is brought to you by the Wabasha County Senior Action Team. Call Wabasha County Public Health to register 651-565-5200, or online at www.WellConnectSEMN.org.

Need help with transportation? Ask about assistance when registering.

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Sep
12
to Nov 30

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

  • Faith Lutheran Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An evidence-based exercise and fall prevention program for people of all ages.

Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45-10:45AM, from September 12 - November 30. Only $75 for 12 weeks/24 sessions.

This program is brought to you by the Wabasha County Senior Action Team. Call Wabasha County Public Health to register 651-565-5200, or online at www.WellConnectSEMN.org.

Need help with transportation? Ask about assistance when registering.

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Sep
12
to Oct 31

A Matter of Balance

A group workshop designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. 

Participants will set goals for increasing activity, discuss reducing fall risks in the home, learn exercises to increase strength and balance, and view falls as controllable. Workshops are interactive and focus on peer support.

Tuesdays, September 12-October 31, 1:00-3:00PM
This program is brought to you by the Wabasha County Senior Action Team and includes a fee of $10 for 8 classes and a workbook.

To register, call Wabasha County Public Health at 651-565-5200 or WellConnect at 507-251-3835.

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Oct
9
to Nov 13

Powerful Tools for Caregivers: A class for Caregivers of Older Adults

  • Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend who is age 55 or better. 

You will benefit form this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across country.

Six week class will be held on Mondays October 9-November 13, 2017 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required.  Class fee is $20.00 and includes a workbook.  Contact Wabasha County Public Health at 651-565-5200 or register at wellconnnectsemn.org

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Sep
20
9:00am 9:00am

FREE Home Safety Checks for Seniors, 55+

FREE Home Safety Checks are available to Wabasha homeowners aged 55+ who are living independently in their home or apartment.

The goal of this pilot project is to help you identify ways to reduce the risk of falling and provide information and resources to maintain a safe environment so you can stay independent, enjoy peace of mind, and protect your health.

Safety Checks will be conducted by Wabasha Ambulance EMTs who have received special training and will include a walk-through of your home and entryways, safety recommendations, and review what to do in case of an emergency. EMTs will also offer an optional blood pressure check. Participants will receive a free home safety kit.

Safety Checks are offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM in July, August and September 2017.

Call Wabasha Ambulance at 651-565-2633 to schedule your free appointment. 

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Sep
6
9:00am 9:00am

FREE Home Safety Checks for Seniors, 55+

FREE Home Safety Checks are available to Wabasha homeowners aged 55+ who are living independently in their home or apartment.

The goal of this pilot project is to help you identify ways to reduce the risk of falling and provide information and resources to maintain a safe environment so you can stay independent, enjoy peace of mind, and protect your health.

Safety Checks will be conducted by Wabasha Ambulance EMTs who have received special training and will include a walk-through of your home and entryways, safety recommendations, and review what to do in case of an emergency. EMTs will also offer an optional blood pressure check. Participants will receive a free home safety kit.

Safety Checks are offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM in July, August and September 2017.

Call Wabasha Ambulance at 651-565-2633 to schedule your free appointment. 

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Aug
16
9:00am 9:00am

FREE Home Safety Checks for Seniors, 55+

FREE Home Safety Checks are available to Wabasha homeowners aged 55+ who are living independently in their home or apartment.

The goal of this pilot project is to help you identify ways to reduce the risk of falling and provide information and resources to maintain a safe environment so you can stay independent, enjoy peace of mind, and protect your health.

Safety Checks will be conducted by Wabasha Ambulance EMTs who have received social training and will include a walk-through of your home and entryways, safety recommendations, and review what to do in case of an emergency. EMTs will also offer an optional blood pressure check. Participants will receive a free home safety kit.

Safety Checks are offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM in July, August and September 2017.

Call Wabasha Ambulance at 651-565-2633 to schedule your free appointment. 

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Aug
2
9:00am 9:00am

FREE Home Safety Checks for Seniors, 55+

FREE Home Safety Checks are available to Wabasha homeowners aged 55+ who are living independently in their home or apartment.

The goal of this pilot project is to help you identify ways to reduce the risk of falling and provide information and resources to maintain a safe environment so you can stay independent, enjoy peace of mind, and protect your health.

Safety Checks will be conducted by Wabasha Ambulance EMTs who have received social training and will include a walk-through of your home and entryways, safety recommendations, and review what to do in case of an emergency. EMTs will also offer an optional blood pressure check. Participants will receive a free home safety kit.

Safety Checks are offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM in July, August and September 2017.

Call Wabasha Ambulance at 651-565-2633 to schedule your free appointment.  

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Jul
19
9:00am 9:00am

FREE Home Safety Checks for Seniors, 55+

FREE Home Safety Checks are available to Wabasha homeowners aged 55+ who are living independently in their home or apartment.

The goal of this pilot project is to help you identify ways to reduce the risk of falling and provide information and resources to maintain a safe environment so you can stay independent, enjoy peace of mind, and protect your health.

Safety Checks will be conducted by Wabasha Ambulance EMTs who have received special training and will include a walk-through of your home and entryways, safety recommendations, and review what to do in case of an emergency. EMTs will also offer an optional blood pressure check. Participants will receive a free home safety kit.

Safety Checks are offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM in July, August and September 2017.

Call Wabasha Ambulance at 651-565-2633 to schedule your free appointment.  

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Jul
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

CATCH Physical Activity Training

  • Plainview Area Community Youth Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

THIS TRAINING IS FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. 
Contact Tina at tmoen@co.wabasha.mn.us for information on future trainings.

Sponsored by the Wabasha County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP), CATCH USA Early Childhood–Physical Activity #121852 is designed to promote children's enjoyment and participation of MVPA (moderate to vigorous physical activity) during activity time and recreation time with family and friends.

Trainer: Tina Moen, SHIP Coordinator

 

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