“Taking Care of You”

In response to COVID -19 and staff under increased stress, Jane collaborated with the Human Development & Relationships Educator in Washington County to facilitate the eight-part “Taking Care of You” series virtually in October/November 2020. One series targeted Health & Human Services (HHS) staff and the other targeted Area 15  Extension Staff.  Participants learned about […]

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Life Span Connect: Wise Wednesdays

Along with a small group of Human Development & Relationships Educators working in the Life Span area, Jane helped to develop a series of infographics and video posts for social media. Life Span Connect: Wise Wednesdays are posted weekly every Wednesday on the UW-Madison Division of Extension Human Development Relationships Institute FaceBook page. Past topics […]

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Preplanning for the Loss of a Loved One

Along with a statewide team of Extension Lifespan specialists and county-based educators, Jane is developing a seven module curriculum focused on preplanning for the loss of a loved one. Modules include 1. Course Introduction-Getting Ready 2. Personal Finance Basics 3. End of Life Financial Planning 4. Advance Directives 5. End of Life Decisions 6. Choices […]

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Moving Forward During COVID-19

Jane Jensen, Human Development and Relationship Educator The COVID-19 pandemic led to months of “Stay at Home” orders across the country. Now that these locations are slowly opening back up, it may be time to decide how or when to return to these places or who to start engaging with in-person. In response, Jane shared […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

In response to COVID-19, Jane collaborated with the Sheboygan County Aging & Disability Center (ADRC) and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice (SSRCH) to co-facilitate a new virtual evidence-based version of Powerful Tools for Caregivers during the months of August and September in order to provide tools, education, and resources for socially isolated family caregivers. This […]

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The Family Caregivers Coalition in Sheboygan County

Jane Jensen, Human Development and Relationship Educator  The mission of the coalition is identify, recognize, support, and enhance the role of those affected by family caregiving through 1) community outreach, 2) education, 3) peer support, and 4) shared resources in order to help family caregivers thrive. Data for the recent annual report indicated that 275 […]

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Area 15 Human Development Relationships Educators Provide COVID-19 Resources

Jane Jensen, Human Development and Relationship Educator  In response to COVID 19 Jane collaborated with the Human Development Relationships Educators in Area 15 to create bi-weekly messages to share up to date research-based resources with decision-makers, organizations, families, and individuals. New targeted information is highlighted in each bi-weekly message in order to provide residents resources […]

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Monthly Family Caregiver Education/Support

Jane Jensen, Human Development and Relationship Educator   In response to Safer At Home Jane collaborated with the Caregiver Coordinator at the Sheboygan County Aging and Disability Resource Center  (ADRC) to facilitate the monthly Family Caregiver Education/Support group via a Google platform call in (audio only).  This allowed family caregivers to participate from their own […]

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