Rent Smart House

Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP August 17th & 19th (Wednesday & Friday) 9:00am – 12:00pm Oshkosh Senior Center – Willows South Room (Wed) & Classroom (Fri) 200 N. Campbell Rd., Oshkosh, WI 54902 To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 For additional dates and information, check out our 2016 Rent Smart […]

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Preventing Kids’ Summer Weight Gain

Summer marks a hiatus from the daily responsibilities and scheduled demands children face during the rest of the year. While adults might remember their summer vacations filled with water-balloon fights, bike rides to the corner store, campfires, and playground games, children today are likely to spend more time indoors watching TV, playing video games, and […]

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Understanding Networks, Primary Care, and Specialists

If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan. In the world of health insurance, a network is the group of doctors, nurses, specialists, hospitals, and clinics that work with your insurance company. You need to use the medical professionals in […]

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Winnebago County UW-Extension Evaluation

Winnebago County UW-Cooperative Extension (UWEX) is an active participant in the Poverty Outcomes Initiative Network Team aimed at reducing poverty in Winnebago County. Our organization is interested in best serving all members of our community. The first step in this process is to measure how our organization meets your needs. Please take a few moments […]

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“Time of Your Life” SENIOR EXPO

UW-Extension would like to announce an upcoming event for seniors… This event is FREE to attend and features a variety of exhibitions and information: 84 Exhibitors with products and services for seniors A wealth of knowledge about retirement living and medical options FREE health screenings and hearing tests Resources for Medicare, Social Security, and Aging […]

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Parenting Newsletter Available

Are you a parent, caregiver, or professional that works with youth between the ages of 10 – 15 years old?  We have a great Facebook group filled with daily updates on local resources, national research, and connections to other local experts (parents and professionals just like YOU).  Join us as we talk about everything from […]

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Stepping On

Stepping On – Building Confidence, Reducing Falls

Falling is very common and can result in both physical injury and lowered confidence.  The threat of falling can be a barrier to safely doing all the things you want to do at home and in the community.  That’s why preventing falls is critical to maintaining independence! Stepping On is a program that has been […]

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Powerful Tools

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Caring for others is very rewarding, but it can also be very stressful.  It is therefore very important to learn how to take care of YOU while caring for another.  The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program is an evidence-based education program that offers a unique combination of elements to make a positive difference in your […]

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Rhubarb & Asparagus After a Frost – Can I Eat It?

After a spring frost UW-Extension often gets questions about rhubarb and asparagus – are they safe to eat? Growing Rhubarb is fairly easy as long as Mother Nature keeps temperatures above freezing once the leaves have emerged.  Rhubarb should not be harvested when the leaves are wilted and limp after a hard freeze. The part […]

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