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February 2013,Vol.30 No. 2 CABIN FEVER FEST Mission Statement We are dedicated to the enrichment of the lives of older adults and their families by providing diverse programs, social services and volunteer opportunities.

Get out of the house and join friends for an afternoon of fun! Join us for cards, board games, music and more 1:00-4:00 PM on Tuesday, February 19th. Call to register.

VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA SITE) Would you like FREE help filing your 2012 Income Tax return?

In This Month’s Issue… Services

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Case Manager Info

3-4

Nutrition

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Community/Center News

6

Support Groups

7

Commission On Aging

11

Community News/Info

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Ongoing Events/Classes

12

Monthly Highlights

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Activity Calendar

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Menu Calendar

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When: February 7, 2013 - April 11, 2013 Thursdays Only , 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Walk in Service - No Appointments Taken Where: VITA Site - 724 E Main St. Stoughton WI (in the back of the building) Who: All individuals and families filing basic State and Federal Income Tax Forms More information on pages 3 and 4. Questions call 873-8585.

PLEASE NOTE: NO MEALS WILL BE SERVED WHEN STOUGHTON AREA SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW or INCLEMENT WEATHER.

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Services:

Stoughton Area Senior Center

Case Management Stoughton, Towns of Albion & Dunkirk The Case Management program links older adults with services available to help them remain as independent as possible in their homes and community. Our Senior Center’s case managers are devoted to coordinating, evaluating and advocating for such services to meet each individual’s needs and preferences. Call 873-8585 to schedule an appointment. If you live in Dunn, Pleasant Springs or Rutland case management services are provided by the McFarland Senior Outreach, (608) 838-7117.

Transportation: General FDS Enterp. City Cab/Lift Equipped Van Contact: 873-7233 RSVP Driver Program Donation-based transportation for medical appointments; 48 hour notice recommended. Contact: Richard Hoffman 873-6112 between the hours of 9AM and 4PM

Nutrition Programs Meals are served at the Center or delivered to homebound individuals every weekday. Please see page 5 for details on the nutrition meal site and home delivered meals service.

Veterans Assistance A representative is available on Fridays at the Stoughton Area Senior Center . Please call (608) 266-4158 to schedule an appointment.

Experience Works Unemployed individuals 55 and over with low income who are seeking employment or job training. Call 608-646-0409 for information.

Blood Pressure Readings No appointments needed 2nd Monday of the month, 10:00 -11:00 AM Last Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM &1/2 hour before Bingo days

Meal Site & Shopping Transit Solutions Inc./Lift Equipped Van Call 873-8585 to make a reservation: • Stoughton Area Senior Center Meal Site Ride to noon lunch, Monday - Friday Cost $.50 each way • Tuesday thru Friday Grocery Shopping Ride to Pick & Save/Walmart in Stoughton Time: 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM; Cost: $1.00/way • Mall Shopping, 2nd & 4th Fridays $1.50/way Trips rotate between various malls in Madison: See Activity Calendar for monthly locations. Time: 9:30 AM home pick up; 1:15 PM return.

Equipment Loan Closet Equipment such as wheelchairs, commodes, walkers and other items may be checked out on a short-term basis to those residing in our case management service area (Stoughton, Town of Albion and Town of Dunkirk). Call or stop in for details. Monetary donations accepted. 2

Foot Care Clinic Offered third full week of the month Monday, 12:30 - 3:30 PM Tuesday, 8:30 AM -11:30 AM Call 873-8585 for an appointment. Cost $15. For Diabetic Foot Care Appointments: $25 Tuesdays 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at our Center Please see our Stoughton Area Guide for Senior Services available at the Senior Center or on our website at www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior, for a more complete list of the following services: Food Pantry • Medical • Housing • Financial Mental Health • Home Health • Respite Fitness/Wellness • Care Facilities

For further assistance, please call the Senior Center (608) 873-8585

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News: Case Management Services IS MONEY TIGHT? MAKE EVERY PENNY COUNT.

SOCIAL ISOLATION AMOUNG CAREGIVERS

Would you walk past a $20 bill lying on the ground? Being eligible for FoodShare Wisconsin but not taking advantage of it is a lot like walking past $20 or more month after month. Many seniors are struggling to make ends meet on less and less. FoodShare could give you monthly deposits to help with buying food, thus freeing up your money for paying bills, buying medications and other necessities. Family Size Max. Monthly Gross Income 1 $1,862 2 $2,522 If your household’s income falls within the guidelines on the chart, call the FoodShare Helpline at 1-877-366-3635 to learn if you might be eligible! It’s easier than ever to apply and you can get free, confidential assistance.

Social isolation is common among long time caregivers. Old time friendships often do not hold up when a person comes to devote all his/ her time to care giving. Trivial pursuits and worldly concerns do not seem important to the caregiver anymore. The care giving journey is foreign and often scary. And, many friends are not able to listen attentively to a caregiver’s concerns. The result is that caregivers don’t put in the effort to maintain contact with friends and even with family and journey on in seclusion. During the next Caregiver Group on February 14th at 1:00 PM we will explore: « what social isolation looks and feels like « what leads to social isolation « if social isolation is inevitable « what we can do about social isolation the importance of social support and socialization

Did you know… « 2/3 of seniors who are eligible for FoodShare are NOT receiving it! « You can own a home and car and still get help with buying food. « Most people who only receive Social Security or Social Security and a small pension are eligible! « The USDA estimates that for every $5 spent in FoodShare benefits, about $9 circulates through local businesses and to our farmers. « Getting benefits does NOT take away from others. EVERYONE that is eligible will get benefits. Call Second Harvest Foodbank’s FoodShare Helpline at 1-877-366-3635 today.

What is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program? The VITA program is a cooperative effort by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and many individual states, including Wisconsin. Volunteers trained by the IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) prepare basic income tax returns for free.

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News: Case Management Services Most VITA sites offer free electronic filing.

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Schedule D (Complicated and Advanced D's)

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Schedule E (Rental Income)

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Form SS-5 (Request for a Social Security Number)

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Form 2106 (Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses)

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Form 3903 (Moving Expenses)

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Form 8606 (Nondeductible IRA)

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Form 8615 (Tax for Children Under 14 with Investment Income)

Who can get help at a VITA site? …... ·

Low-to-moderate income individuals

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Individuals with disabilities

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Non-English speaking taxpayers

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Military personnel

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Elderly individuals

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Individuals who qualify for the homestead credit or the earned income credit

What income tax forms do VITA sites prepare? ·

1040EZ

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1040A with Schedules 1, 2, 3, and EIC

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1040 with Schedules A, B, C-EZ, EIC, and R

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Form 1040V (Payment Voucher)

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Form 1040ES (Individual Estimated Tax Payment)

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Form 2441 (Child and Dependent Care Credit)

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Form 8863 (Educational Credits)

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Form 8812 (Additional Child Tax Credit)

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WI Form 1, 1A and WI-Z

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WI Homestead Credit (household income must be less than $24,680)

VITA sites do not prepare: ·

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Note: VITA sites do not prepare returns for individuals who are married but filing separate. What should I bring to the VITA/TCE site? ·

Photo identification

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Social security cards for you, your spouse and your dependents

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All wage and tax statements, including Forms W-2, W-2G, 1099R

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Interest and dividend statements

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Any other tax documents you received

If you are claiming homestead credit, you must also bring: ·

Copy of 2012 property tax bill or rent certificate signed by your landlord

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Record of any Wisconsin Works payments you received in 2012

Note: If you are filing a joint return, both you and your spouse must be present.

Schedule C (Profit or Loss From a Business) S TOUGHTON A REA S ENIOR C ENTER • 248 W. Main St., Stoughton WI 53589


Lisa’s

Kitchen Corner

KITCHEN CORNER CHERRIES In season: June and July, but available year-round. Benefits: "Cherries are high in fiber because of their skin," says Felicia Busch, RD, a nutritionist in St. Paul, Minn., and author of The New Nutrition from Antioxidants to Zucchini. "They are also rich in vitamin C as well as potassium, which can help maintain a lower blood pressure." Get more by: Available year-round, "dried cherries are a great addition to trail mixes and cereals -- hot or cold," Busch says. Many red fruits and veggies are loaded with powerful, healthy antioxidants -- such as lycopene and anthocyanins -- that may do everything from fight heart disease and prostate cancer to decrease the risk for stroke and macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness in people aged 60 and older). Antioxidants soak up damaging free radicals. Denise Mann WebMD Feature Reviewed byKathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD

RECIPE OF THE MONTH CHERRY YOGURT REFRIGERATOR PIE Printed from COOKS.COM

15 graham crackers crushed 1/3 cup butter 1 small carton cherry flavored yogurt 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese 2 cups Cool Whip 3 tablespoons cherry flavored gelatin dissolved in 1/4 cup boiling water and cooled 1/4 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons crunchy bran cereal Melt butter and mix with crushed crackers in a 10-inch pie pan. Press firmly into bottom and sides of pan. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 12 minutes. Refrigerate. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour into chilled crust and freeze for 4 hours or longer. Remove from freezer 20 minutes before serving.

NUTRITION PROGRAM INFORMATION All meals are provided by Dane County through Consolidated Food Services. They are packaged, delivered and served by Senior Center volunteers. If you are a vegetarian or have special dietary needs, please call and talk with Lisa regarding your meal options. Nutrition Site: The Senior Center serves lunch every weekday at 12:00 PM. See menu page15. Home Delivered Meals: Meal delivery is available to homebound older adults in the Stoughton Area School District every weekday. Cost of Meals : Individuals 60 years or older pay by donation. The minimum suggested donation is $3.00/meal. Individuals under the age of 60 must pay the total cost of the meal. Meal Site: $6.15 Delivered Meal: $6.40. Please be reminded that cancellations and reservations should be made by 1:00pm the previous working day. Any cancellations made on the day of, are still subject to payment to the county. S TOUGHTON A REA S ENIOR C ENTER • 248 W. Main St., Stoughton WI 53589

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Community & Center News Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshop Wednesdays March 13 thru April 17 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center This workshop is designed for people with different chronic health problems and for their caregivers. The workshop is 2 ½ hours, once a week for 6 weeks and will be facilitated by two trained professional leaders. Subjects covered include: « Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation « Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility & endurance « Appropriate use of medications « Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals « Nutrition management « How to evaluate new treatments « Problem solving skills and goal setting For more information, call Lynne at (608) 8369810.

Creative Writing Group Join us for a free monthly gathering to record memories and life experiences, and explore your creativity through writing. The group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm. This group is being lead by community volunteer, Emily Meier.

Senior Passes for Stoughton Area School District Athletic Events Available at the Stoughton Area Senior Center

Whad’Ya Know? Not Much, You?

Theatre Trips Footloose March 21, 2013 Annie Get Your Gun May 9, 2013 Run For Your Wife July 25, 2013 We will be joining the Belleville Senior Center in traveling to the Fireside Theatre to see these exciting performances. The bus will pick us up at 9:30 AM at the Stoughton Senior Center and the shows will be at 1:30 PM. Cost is $89.00 for the bus, dinner and show. Call 873-8585 to sign up today.

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This is the opening line you will hear when you join us in attending comedian Michael Feldman and his guests for the Whad’Ya Know Show. For those who may not be familiar, it’s a radio quiz show on Wisconsin Public Radio, recorded with a live audience at the Monona Terrace, Saturdays from 10am to noon. The Stoughton Senior Center is coordinating a group to be members of the audience on Saturday, March 9th. We will get you the tickets, but you will need to provide your own ride. More information about the show itself can be found on our website at http:// notmuch.com/ Call the Senior Center today to reserve your ticket! 873-8585

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Area Support Groups Caregiver Group 2nd Thursday 1:00– 2:30 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center Stoughton Room

Diabetic Support Group

February Highlights A Caregiver Primer

Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Stoughton Hospital Board Room. Please call Deb at 608628-6500 for more information or to reserve a seat.

Thursday, Feb. 14 1:00 PM As a caregiver, have you ever wondered what your life journey will be like? Your husband is holding his own, but then one day something happens to him that throws your life into a whole new situation. Perhaps it is your parents, who have been managing great during their retirement years, but then they suddenly find themselves in a healthcare crisis. While nobody can predict the future, having an idea of what to do if/when changes occur is reassuring. We will discuss nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and payment for such intervention. We will talk about the resources that can provide support to you and your loved one(s) at home and how to find your way to what support would be right for you.

Grandparents Raising Their Relative’s Children 2nd Sat., 10:00 AM -12:00 PM The Rainbow Project Office 831 E. Washington Ave., Madison Child care & transportation available to those in need. Contact: Rose Roh, 249-2209 Ethel Dunn, 238-8751

Hope Chest Breast Cancer Support 3rd Monday, 6:00 - 7:30 PM Stoughton Hospital, Board Rm 900 Ridge Street Contact: 877-3476

Low Vision Support 3rd Thursday, 1:00 - 2:30 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center Stoughton Room Contact: 873-8585

Multiple Sclerosis Support 2nd Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:30 AM Stoughton Area Senior Center Mandt Room Contact: 873-8585

Older Adult Alcoholics Anonymous Every Tuesday, 2:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center Stoughton Room, 2nd Floor In order to maintain confidentiality individuals may enter/exit from building’s back NW corner door. Contact: Earl German 246-7606 ext. 1182

Grief Support Groups Contact Agrace HospiceCare www.agracehospicecare.org Madison Office: 276-4660 Janesville Office: 755-1871 A grief support group meets at the Stoughton Senior Center, on the lower level on the 3rd Tuesday at 3:00PM

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Information, education,

advocacy and support services including a 24/7 Helpline. 232-3400 or (888) 308-6251 toll-free support@alzwisc.org

Parkinson Group 4th Wednesday, 1:30 –3:00 PM Stoughton Area Senior Center Stoughton Room Contact: 873-8585

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News: COA & Community Commission on Aging Meeting Highlights for January 8, 2013 Center News · Thanks to our December donations, we were able to fill our fundraising requirement of $29,500. · Our digital sign is ordered and wired; now just waiting for the ground to thaw to install it outside. · We ask citizens to be patient while the new city cab management transitions. As always we will continue to advocated for your needs. · We look forward to the School District’s willingness to allow us to use their wireless connection! Accreditation · Committee has reviewed 7 of the 9 standards. · The input of members is fantastic. While some standards are more difficult than others, the discussion and action plans are igniting ideas for exciting and positive change. COA Committees · COA members are encouraged to contact Cindy if they would like new committee assignments. · Members of the community are welcome to serve on our Finance, Public Relations, Program and Evaluation Committees; contact Cindy for details. Next meeting: 12:00 p.m. February 5, 2013 Senior Center, Stoughton Room

Smart Financial Planning Series Starting this month, we begin a six-part series on planning for the future. We kick off the series on Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 pm, with Smart Money and steps you can take to ensure your future financial security. Bring your questions regarding credit, budgeting, and preventing foreclosure, and join the conversation with Financial Education Specialist Ellen Bernards. Other topics to be addressed through this series will include Preventing Identity Theft, initiating Smart Planning conversations with your adult children and other family members, preventing Elder Financial Abuse, establishing Medical and Financial Power of Attorney, and key points to Estate Planning. Thank you to Troop 2442 who made Winter Greeting Cards for the Meals on Wheels and luncheon participants. We would also like to thank Troop 2264 for donations of Girl Scout cookies. They were very appreciated.

Walking The Halls Are you looking for an opportunity to get out of the house and get some exercise during the colder weather? If so, consider walking the halls of River Bluff School. At no charge, River Bluff will be open to the public from Nov. 12 to March 15th Monday-Friday, 5:00 - 7:00 pm. It will be closed on 11/22, 11/23, 12/26, 1/2. For details call the Stoughton High School Athletic Office at 877-5620.

Home Energy Assistance Schedule an appointment with Energy Services, Inc. at (608) 333-0333. For all other questions call 608267-8601. They hold office hours at the Stoughton Area Senior Center on the following Wednesdays: Mar. 13 & 27, Apr. 10.

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Senior Center: Ongoing Programs Please see the Activity Calendar on page 14 for exact dates and times of the following programs. You may call the Senior Center Receptionist at (608) 873-8585 for further information.

Fitness & Wellness Chair Exercise, $2/class Mon. Wed. Fri. 8:00 AM Chair Massage, Tuesdays $10/15-mins. This month: Tues. Feb. 5 & 19 Call to schedule appointment. Line Dancing Every other Tues. 2:30 PM Check Calendar UW Nutrition Education, Free Topic: Whole Grains 2nd Thursday, 11:30 AM Ping Pong, Free Doubles: Wednesday. 3:00 PM Singles: Friday. 10:30 AM

Tai Chi -Beginners $5/class or $27 for 6 classes Monday 10:30 Tai Chi Mon. & Th. 9:00 AM $5/class Tai Chi –Advanced $10/class Mon. & Thurs. 1:00 PM Wii Bowling, Free Main Floor- Call for times Yoga for Over 50 Suggested donation $3-$10 Tue. & Fri. 9:00AM, and Tues. 6:30 PM Covenant Lutheran Church and Wed. 9:00 AM Fire Dept. Zumba Friday 9:15 to 10AM

$3

Classes & Skill Development Computer/Tech Lessons Tues. Painting Group, Sept-May & Thurs., 9:00 - 11:30 AM or by Thur., 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM appointment , morning or after- Free at Vennevoll Clubhouse noon. Come with your computer or tech questions. We have 4 Rosemaling Group, Free computers, 3 iPads & WiFi Wed., 9:15 AM Norwegian painting Handiwork, Free Mon., 1:00 - 3:30 PM Wood Carving, Thru MATC Bring your current project & join Thur., 8:00 - 12:00 PM the conversation. Wood Shop, Free Mornings Norwegian Language Class Must take a safety course to Wed., 9:00 - 11:00 AM use the shop. No registration needed. $10 Creative Writing Class New students welcome! 2nd Tues. of the month 1:00 PM 12

Social & Recreation Bridge, Free Mon. & Thurs. 9:30 AM Bunco, Tues. Feb. 5 $1.00 Chess, Free Fri. 10:00 AM Community Bingo, $1 3rd Wed. 1:00 PM Sponsor: Aster Retirement Community Cottage Grove Cribbage Free Every Monday 1:00 PM Euchre 4th Saturday 7:30 PM Over the Hill Bingo 4th Tues. 1:15 PM Bring a “White Elephant” Prize Pool Table, Free Daily Sheepshead, Thurs. 1:30 PM to 4:15 PM Lessons available when called in advance. Ping Pong, Free Doubles: Wed. 3:00 PM Singles: Friday. 10:30 AM

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February Highlights Chair Massage on Tuesdays Come and get rejuvenated and relaxed on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month. Appointments from 12 to 1:30 PM. Cost is only $10 for a 15 minute session.

Free Movie Amazing Racer Friday February 1 1:00 PM After the sudden death of her father leaves a young girl without a family, her family doctor informs her that her father had a secret. The mother she never knew was alive and well. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse and discovers that in caring for the horse, she is able to overcome her hardships. Together they begin to win many races and upset the favorites, owned by an egocentric mogul. Through the victories and new friendships she forms, she learns to find her way back to happiness.

Lunch Bunch Group Friday, Feb. 8th, 2013 11:30 AM at Deak’s New participants are always welcome. If attending or if you have questions, please call 873-8585.

FRIENDSHIP FUND FOR ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTER If you are in need of financial assistance to participate in activities at the Senior Center, there is a fund available to help you. For more information please contact Cindy McGlynn/Director 873-8585.

Travel Show Wed. Feb. 13 11:30 AM

Join Assistant Director Hollee Camacho, as she picks up where she left off in her last European travel presentation. This month, she’ll re-count her days in Denmark and Western Germany.

BUNCO Tues. Feb. 5 1:00 PM $1.00 New players welcome!

Nutrition Series UW Extension Nutrition Educator LaTonya Floyd Thursday Feb. 14 at 11:30 AM. We will learn about whole grains, and the benefits of including them in your daily diet.

Over the Hill Bingo Tues. Feb. 26 at 1:15 PM Bring a “White Elephant” gift

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Stoughton Area Senior Center Activities

* = Off Site Class

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

February 2013 FRIDAY 1 Veteran’s Assist. 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Yoga * 9:15 Zumba 10:00 Chess 10:30 Ping Pong 1:00 Movie Pg. 13 1:00 PD Exercise

Saturday Mornings Center Opened by Volunteers 9-11:00 AM

4 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Tai Chi 9:30 Bridge 10:30 Beg Tai Chi 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:00 Handiwork 1:00 Cribbage

5 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Yoga* 9:00 Computer/Tech 10:00 MS Support Noon Chair Massage Noon COA Meeting 1:00 Bunco 2:00 AA Meeting 2:30 Line Dancing

6 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Yoga* 9:00 Norwegian Class 9:15 Rosemaling 3:00 Ping Pong

7 8:00 Woodcarving 9:00 Tai Chi 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Computer/Tech 9:30 Bridge 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:30 Sheepshead

8 Shop East Town 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:15 Zumba 9:30 Coffee/Mayor 10:00 Chess 10:30 Ping Pong Lunch Bunch Pg. 13 1:00 PD Exercise

11 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Tai Chi 9:30 Bridge 10:00 Blood Press CK 10:30 Beg Tai Chi 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:00 Handiwork 1:00 Cribbage

12 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Yoga* 9:00 Computer/Tech 10:00 MS Support 1:00 Writing Group 2:00 AA Meeting

13 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00Norwegian Class 9:00 Yoga* 9:15 Rosemaling 1:00 Bingo 3:00 Ping Pong

14 8 Woodcarving 9:00 Tai Chi 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Computer/Tech 9:30 Bridge 11:30 UWFood pg12 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:30 Sheepshead 1:00 Caregiver Grp.

15 Veteran’s Assist 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Yoga* 9:15 Zumba 10:00 Chess 10:30 Ping Pong 1:00 PD Exercise

18 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Tai Chi 10:30 Beg. Tai Chi 9:30 Bridge Foot Care in PM Pg.2 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:00 Handiwork 1:00 Cribbage

19 Diabetic & Reg Foot Care In AM 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Yoga* 9:00 Computer/Tech Noon Chair Massage 1:00 Fever Fest Pg.1 2:00 AA Meeting 2:30 Line Dancing 3:00 Grief Support

20 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 NorwegianClass 9:00 Yoga* 9:15 Rosemaling 3:00 Ping Pong

21 9:00 Tai Chi 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Computer/Tech 9:30 Bridge 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:30 Sheepshead 1:30 Low Vision Support Group

22 Veteran’s Assist. Popcorn in AM Shop Super Walmart 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Yoga* 9:15 Zumba 10:00 Chess 10:30 Ping Pong 1:00 PD Exercise

25 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 Tai Chi 10:30 Beg. Tai Chi 9:30 Bridge 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:00 Handiwork 1:00 Cribbage

26 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Yoga* 9:00 Computer/Tech 1:15 Over the Hill BIngo 2:00 AA Meeting

27 8:00 Chair Stretch 9:00 NorwegianClass 9:00 Yoga* 9:15 Rosemaling 1:30 Parkinson Grp. 3:00 Ping Pong

28 8 Woodcarving 9:00 Tai Chi 9:00 Woodshop 9:00 Computer/Tech 9:30 Bridge 10 Blood Press. Ck. 1:00 Adv. Tai Chi 1:30 Sheepshead 6PM Financial Help Series Pg. 7

Saturday Evening Cards-Euchre Feb. 23 7:30 PM Open to All


Stoughton Area Senior Center

February 2013 Menu

All meals provided by: DANE COUNTY CONSOLIDATED FOOD SERVICES

MONDAY

TUESDAY

For all lunch reservations please call by noon the business day before. 873-8585

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY 1 Basked Chicken & Gravy Mashed Potatoes Mixed Veggies Mandarin Oranges Multi. Gr Bread Marg.

Various salads available on Thursdays at the Center. Call for salad information at 873-8585

4 Breaded Fish Tarter Sauce Cheesy Hash Browns Coleslaw Banana Wh Wh Bread/ Marg.

5 Spaghetti & Meatballs Parmesan Cheese Green Beans Pineapple Wh Wh Bread/ Marg.

6 Beef Stew Fruit Cocktail Biscuit/Marg. Cookie

7 Sliced Turkey Ham Augratin Potatoes Corn Chunky Applesauce Wh Wh Roll/Marg.

8 Broccoli Cheese Soup & Crackers Chicken Salad on Wh Wh Bread Pear Slices

11 Roasted Turkey & Gravy Baked Potato & Sour Cream Mixed Vegetables Mandarin Oranges Wh Wh Bread/Marg.

12 Salisbury Steak & Gravy Mashed Potatoes Squash Cranberry Juice Multi Gr Bread Marg.

13 Cheese Ravioli In Marinara Sauce Veggie Blend Fruit Cup Brownies

14 Swiss Burger on a Bun Ketchup /Mustard Macaroni Salad Carrots Peach Slices Valentine Cookie

15 Chili Mac w/ Corn Jell-O & Fruit Cocktail Corn Bread Margarine

18 Swiss Steak Rice Green Beans Applesauce Multi Gr Bread/Marg.

19 Lasagna Parmesan Cheese Broccoli Spears Mandarin Oranges Wh Wh Bread/Marg. Pie

20 Hamburger on a Bun Ketchup/Mustard Baked Beans Vegetable Blend Banana Cookie

21 Meatloaf & Gravy Roasted Potatoes Roasted Veggies Pineapple Wh Wh Bread/Marg.

22 Cr of Potato Soup Crackers Turkey Ham & Swiss Cheese on Rye Mayo Packet Apple Juice Cookie

25 Cheesy Baked Fish Baked Potato Sour Cream California Mix Peaches W.W Dinner Roll Tarter Sauce Marg

26 Baked Seasoned Chicken Dirty Rice Green Beans Tropical Fruit Salad Banana Bread /Marg Coconut Cream Pie

27 Roast Beef & Gravy Scalloped Potatoes Peas & Onions Fresh Orange Wh Wh Bread/Marg.

28 Mac N Cheese Carrots Pear Bread/Marg. Chocolate Cake

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Yahara Senior News 248 West Main Street Stoughton, WI 53589 608-873-8585 Fax # 608-873-8162 www.ci.stoughton.wi.us/senior/ Yahara Senior News is published once a month by the Stoughton Area Senior Center. The Stoughton Area Senior Center, a non-profit agency, coordinates, develops, supports and monitors programs and services for persons over 55 years of age. This newsletter is published for the purpose of educating the older adults and their families. The service area is the City of Stoughton and the Towns of Albion, Dunkirk, Dunn, Pleasant Springs and Rutland. If you wish to have this newsletter mailed to you, the cost is $8.00 per year. Call 873-8585.

Senior Center Staff Cindy McGlynn—Director Hollee Camacho—Assistant Director (M-Th) Jean Truss—Case Manager Kelly Janda—Case Manager JoAnn Seymour—Case Manager (M-W) Lisa Hanson—Nutrition Coordinator Teressa Pellett—Volunteer/Program Coordinator (Hours Vary) Kristin Ott—Receptionist (M-TH)

Township Case Managers Albion & Dunkirk .......................................... 335-6677 Open Position Stoughton Area Senior Center Pleasant Springs & Rutland ......................... 838-7117 Sara Sprang, McFarland Outreach Dunn & Christiana ........................................... 838-7117 Lori Andersen, McFarland Outreach Appointments made for home visits, or at Stoughton and McFarland Outreach offices.

Be Counted in 2013! Remember to use your My Senior Center swipe card every time you visit the Senior Center.

Commission On Aging All Meetings Are Open To Public David Bacon—Town of Pl. Springs .....................877-9777 Edna Cloutier—City of Stoughton ................... 873-3809 Kay Davis—City of Stoughton ...........................873-4886 Carol Heidenway—Town of Dunn ..................835-5472 Open Position—City of Stoughton………………… Don Mix—City of Stoughton ............................. 873-3637 Mary Onsager—School District Rep ................ 873-3999 Jeanne Schwass-Long—Town of Dunkirk ........ 873-9227 David Sharpe—City of Stoughton ..................... 877-8724 Charlotte Snow—City of Stoughton ................. 205-1281 Betty Thompson—Town of Rutland ................ 835-5145 Tricia Suess—City Council Rep ........................ 873-6677 Ron Jensen—Town of Albion………………….…………..228-5963


February Yahara Senior News