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Multiple Life Roles May be Source of Caregiver Stress: Informal Caregiving May Offer Personal Benefits to Person Providing Care

  It’s no mystery that many informal caregivers (individuals who provide unpaid support to family members or friends with illness or disabilities) often feel stressed. “Informal caregivers’ responsibilities can cover a wide range,” says Kristin Litzelman, a University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist in family and financial well-being during mid to later life. Litzelman says caregivers may […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign’s website fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport lets you sign up for reminders to check your free credit reports and provides guidance on how to get and read your free reports. Since the reminder campaign started in 2013, many people have reached out to UW-Extension educators with questions about obtaining […]

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Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies WisLine: Voter Registration and I.D. Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a new teleconference series titled “Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies”. These programs cover current or emerging topics of interest to Wisconsin Local governments. The first teleconference of this series titled “Voter Registration and I.D.” will be held on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.  […]

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Block Party Program

Free play time with a variety of blocks for families with children ages 0 – 10 years. Why Blocks? Researchers have found that children develop a variety of skills through block play, including: Math, Physics, Early Engineering, Creativity, Social Skills, Physical Skills, and More! What Does a Block Party Look Like? 5-10 stations are set […]

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“Dinner’s On Us” Events Near You!

If you’re hungry, you’re not alone. • 1 in 6 Americans is hungry.  That’s more than 50 million of us. • 1 in 5 American children is hungry. • It’s harder to learn when you’re hungry. • And it’s harder to grow up healthy. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is coming to your county to pass out free food. Join us and bring […]

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What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Medical Bill

About a quarter (26 percent) of U.S. adults say they or someone in their household has had problems paying medical bills in the past 12 months, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. That means one in four people struggle to pay for healthcare services. “Financial difficulties are a reality for many people, and unfortunately financial […]

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4-H Fun Day is Inviting Presenters

Winnebago County is planning a 4-H Fun Day on February 4, 2017 at Webster Stanley Elementary School in Oshkosh! This day will be an opportunity for 4-H youth to sign-up for educational and fun sessions with other 4-H youth from across our county. We are currently looking for adults and/or older youth to create and […]

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Lego Club

Lego Club is open to the community and can be enjoyed by youth of all ages. Supplies are provided.  Lego Club meets at the James P. Coughlin Center, 625 E. Cty. Rd. Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901.  Club Dates: Monday, October 17 – 6:00-7:30 pm, Wednesday, November 30 – 6:00-7:30 pm and Thursday, December 15 – […]

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