Submitted by Renea Aeschliman, Program Support Specialist, Aging & Disability Resource Center of St. Croix County

NEW RICHMOND, WI -- The ADRC will be partnering with Teresa Kvam, RD, CD, St. Croix County Public Health/WIC Nutritionist to provide a variety of Nutrition Talks starting in January of 2017. 

Teresa Kvam is a Registered Dietitian who has worked in clinical nutrition, long-term care, corporate wellness, sports nutrition and education prior to her work with St. Croix County, where she has served as a Public Health/WIC Nutritionist for the past 13 years. Teresa is in her final semester to complete a master’s degree in nutrition.  She is the ADRC consultant dietitian and will be presenting quarterly nutrition talks to all interested Senior Dining Sites/Senior Centers. 

The first Nutrition Talk entitled “Good fats - Avocado and Olive” will be kicked off on January 18, 2017 at the Roberts and New Richmond Senior Centers.  The 30-minute talk which will discuss the benefits of these monounsaturated fats, demonstration of how to peel an avocado, taste testing of different types of olive oil and discussion of best uses, along with take-home recipes.  Please see the entire schedule below – pick up some good information and enjoy a home-cooked meal at the same time!

January 18 - Roberts Senior Center - 10:30 a.m., 312 N Park St., Roberts, WI  54023, 715-749-3755.

January 18 - New Richmond Senior Center - 12 p.m., 156 East 1st St., New Richmond, WI  54017, 715-888-1205.

February 14 - Glenwood City Senior Center - 9:30 a.m., 217 W Oak Street, Glenwood City, WI 54013, 715-265-7242.

February 23 - Woodville Senior Center - 12 p.m., 102 South Main Street, Woodville, WI  54028, 715-698-2152.

March 7 - Somerset Senior Center - 11:30 a.m., 748 Highway 35, Somerset, WI  54025, 715-247-5354.

March 23 - Deer Park Senior Center - 12 p.m., 121 Front Street, Deer Park, WI  54007, 715-269-5301.

April 6 - Baldwin Senior Center - 12 p.m., 400 Cedar Street, Baldwin, WI  54002, 715-684-2979.

April 27 - Hudson Senior Center, 11 a.m., 1320 Wisconsin Street, Hudson, WI  54016, 715-386-8709.

FOOD­FELLOWSHIP­FUN - For more information on the Senior Nutrition Program and Home-Delivered Meals call the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 1-800-372-2333 or check out our website at www.sccwi.us/ADRC.

AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER OF ST. CROIX COUNTY – empowers & supports older adults, people who have a disability and their families by serving as a central source of information, assistance, support and access to community resources.