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Senior Fellowship Time to include storyteller on Aug. 6

Westosha Community Senior Fellowship Time on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. will feature a program by storyteller Jim May. Jim May is an Emmy award-winning storyteller, teacher, and author of the critically acclaimed Farm On Nippersink Creek and a children’s picture book, The Boo Baby Meets The Ghost of Mable’s Gable. A professional storyteller for over twenty-five […]

Alzheimer’s overview to be offered at Wilmot UHS on March 13

Alzheimer’s Association Overview is a free program (registration is required) offered from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 at Wilmot Union High School through the Wilmot Community Outreach Program. The Alzheimer’s Association will provide information you need about memory loss and dementia. An overview of the education services and caregiver services available from […]

Twin Lakes senior meeting canceled

The Twin Lakes Area Seniors meeting scheduled for Monday, Jan. 6 at Calvary Church in Twin Lakes has been canceled. The cancellation was prompted by the extremely cold weather forecast for Monday.

Caregiver Support Group to meet Dec. 16

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Bristol Caregiver Support Group will be meeting on Monday, Dec. 16, to discuss support and help for the Family Caregiver. This meeting is for family/ friend caregivers who are caring for a loved one with a memory loss. During this meeting, participants will talk about asking for and utilizing others to help […]

Workshop to discuss legal issues and dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Bristol Caregiver Support Group along with Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and Right At Home are hosting a free and informative workshop titled, “Legal Issues & Dementia” on Sept. 16. This workshop is for family/friend caregivers who are caring for a loved one with a memory loss. The purpose […]

Senior Dining to provide noon meals at The Sharing Center

Senior Dining, administered by Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, is now providing noon-time meals to those 60 and over and their spouse at The Sharing Center in Trevor (25700 Wilmot Road). The meal site is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday for service. Reservations are required by 10:30 the day before by calling 262-948-9890. There […]

Senior Coffee Hour at Community Library in Twin Lakes to celebrate Valentine’s Day

A Senior Coffee Hour-Valentine’s Day Celebration will take place Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Community Library, 110 S. Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes from 10 to 11:30 am. There will be some Valentine fun including refreshments, a few games and making some Valentine bookmarks. No registration required.

Workshop on giving care for loved ones with dementia is Nov. 19

A Family Caregiver Workshop titled, “Your Loved-one has Dementia: What to do?”will take place Nov. 19 at the Westosha Community Center in Bristol. The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia is life-changing and leads to many questions. Lynda Markut, MS, LCSW from the SE WI Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will discuss: what […]

Caregiving resources subject of workshop in Bristol

A caregiving resources in our community workshop will be held Monday, Sept., 17,  from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The workshop will be hosted  by the Alzheimer’s Association-Bristol Caregiver Support Group, Daybreak-Group Activity and Respite Program of the Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc. (KAFASI)  and Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). Special Guest Speakers […]

Silver Lake Citizens for Growth launch senior dinner and bingo nights

The Silver Lake Citizens for Growth would like to invite any senior (50+) to the first Seniors Night Out â€œLeaping into Spring” event. The night will include dinner and bingo at Scully’s Silver Lake Grill on Wednesday, Feb. 29, with dinner starting at 4 p.m. and bingo at 5 p.m. The cost for the evening is $9.99 per […]

Bristol School students to host open house with music for seniors

The fifth and sixth grade students of Bristol School are holding a Holiday Open House for Senior Citizens, Grandma’s and Grandpa’s on Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. for their Holiday Concert Dress Rehearsal. A cookie and coffee reception will immediately follow the rehearsal.

Bowls ‘n Bakers soup contest is Thursday

Meals On Wheels and The Westosha Community Center along with their sponsor PATS Services, Inc.will host the the 2011 Bowls ‘n Bakers event  Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Bristol Oaks Country Club, 16801 75th St. (Highway 50), Bristol. This soup tasting contest will feature soups from these area restaurants: 75th Street Inn, Bacon Cheeseburger. […]

Senior Center to host chili blast

The Westosha Community Senior Center will host its Chili Blast on Sat., Nov. 12. Chili will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Westosha Community Senior Center, 19200 93rd St. in Bristol. It is an “all you can eat” meal of chili and condiments. Dessert will also be served. Donation: Adults: $7 […]

Bowls ‘n Bakers soup contest will benefit senior services

Meals On Wheels and The Westosha Community Center along with their sponsor PATS Services, Inc. announce the 2011 Bowls ‘n Bakers event. This soup tasting contest will feature soups from area restaurants. Vote for your favorite soup and receive a commemorative soup mug. The event will take place Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at […]

Senior Center to benefit from Culver’s fundraiser on Wednesday

The Western Kenosha County Senior Center of Bristol will have a fundraiser at Culver’s of Pleasant Prairie on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Culver’s will donate 10 percent of the sales profit brought in between 4 and 8 p.m. Please inform the staff when ordering that you are dining to support the Senior Center.

Caroline Jacobson of Paddock Lake celebrates 100th birthday

Friends, family and government officials helped Paddock Lake resident Caroline Jacobson celebrate her 100th birthday Sunday at a reception at Village Hall. Jacobson cheerfully accepted well wishes from friends, family and neighbors. She also was honored with honorary resolutions from several government bodies, including the state legislature, the county and the village. “I have been […]

Free Health & Fitness Fair for older adults is June 25

A Health & Fitness Fair for older adults and caregivers will be held Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Westosha Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C), Bristol. The event is sponsored by the Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services. The Health Fair is being anchored along with the 9th annual Walk for the Health of […]

Local Older Americans recognized for service

The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center, together with other businesses and organizations recently hosted  the Annual Older American’s Month Celebration: Now and Then. Awaken a Dream: What’s On Your Bucket List? During the event two Kenosha residents were awarded the 2011 Remarkable Older American Award. This prestigious award is given annually to one […]

Senior Center to host pancake breakfast

A pancake breakfast will be served at the Westosha Senior Center, located at 19200  93rd St. Bristol, on Sunday, April 17, from 8 a.m. to noon. Adults: $6; Children: $3; under age 6 free. Donation will be accepted for for extra servings.  

Westosha Senior Center to host corned beef dinner

Corned Beef ‘n Cabbage will be served on Thursday, March 17, from 11:30 a.m. to  1:30 p.m. and again from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Westosha Senior Community Center at 19200 93rd St., Bristol. Tickets prices are: Adults: $6; Children: $3. Children under age 6: FREE.  

Westosha SHARE raises money for The Sharing Center

Westosha SHARE Food hosted a fund raiser to help The Sharing Center feed area seniors for the holidays. The craft fair and bake sale ran from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Westosha Senior Center, 19200 93rd St., Bristol.

Bowls ‘n’ Bakers soup-tasting contest coverage

Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services hosted its annual Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser Tuesday at Bristol Oaks Country Club. The major sponsor for this year’s event was PATS Services Inc., of New Munster. (We’re proud to say PATS also is a westofthei.com sponsor) The centerpiece of the event is a soup tasting contest in which 10 […]

Westosha SHARE to host fundraiser Nov. 20

Westosha SHARE Food will be hosting a fund raiser to help the Sharing Center feed area seniors for the holidays. This will be held on Nov.20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Westosha Senior Center, 19200 93rd St., Bristol. The group is looking for crafters and vendors to set up and sell goods and also bakers […]

Violet Miller wins Remarkable Older American Award

Violet Miller of Trevor was one of this year’s Remarkable Older American Award winners this year. Miller is well-known in the Trevor community, even being dubbed the unofficial mayor of Trevor. Before the advent of the 911 emergency system, Miller took calls in her home for the Trevor Fire Department. She also has devoted over 62 years […]

Daybreak seeking volunteers

Daybreak — a group activity program for people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia– is seeking volunteers who enjoy spending time with older adults. Enthusiastic, creative volunteers are used to enrich Daybreak’s daily programming. Volunteer hours are flexible. Daybreak Bristol is located in the Westosha Community Center 19200 93rd St. (Highway C), Bristol. Contact the Daybreak Bristol […]

Soup tasting event to benefit west of the I seniors

Meals on Wheels and the Westosha Community Center along with their sponsor PATS Services Inc. will present Bowls ‘n’ Bakers Nov. 11 at Bristol Oaks Country Club. The event, centered on a soup tasting contest featuring your favorite soups from area restaurants, raises funds for Western Kenosha County senior services. Tickets are $15. You get to vote for […]

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