Human Development and Relationships Impact April 2024

  • A 1-hour session for a Sheboygan County senior social center where older adult participants learned strategies to make budgeting adjustments when income and expenses change. The goal of this program is to increase knowledge about budgeting and living on a fixed income.
  • A 1-hour Money Smart Wisconsin Big Read program for Clover Bud Participants, involving listening to the Big Read, interactive reflection, and creative expression through hands-on activities centered on money concepts: saving, spending, donating, investing, and distinguishing needs from wants. The goal was to enhance financial literacy among young learners, empowering them with essential money management skills.
  • An in-person, 2 hour, 6-week program for caregivers of adults with chronic illness where participants learn the skills for reducing personal stress, changing negative self-talk, improving communication, setting limits, dealing with emotions, and making tough caregiving decisions. The goal is to enhance participant’s overall wellness and equip them with tools to navigate challenging moments, ultimately fostering resilience and support in their caregiving journey benefiting both the caregiver and care recipient.
  • Wise Wisconsin, a virtual learning series for older people and professionals working with older people that connects individuals in meaningful ways by providing opportunities to learn, share and grow together. The goal of the program was to provide knowledge and resources on topics that help participants enrich their lives while building in opportunities for learning from others and sharing their own experiences to build a sense of connection to others virtually.
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