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Aging Strong - Healthy Aging Conference

Radisson Hotel
Aging Strong - Healthy Aging Conference

Radisson Hotel

Event Details

Event Description

To educate conference attendees and raise awareness on actions we can take to help others preserve healthy bodies and minds. This conference will explore what it takes to motivate others to strive to age with good health, including both physical and mental well-being.

Who should attend

  • RNs, LPNs, certified nursing assistants, resident care assistants, social workers at all levels, recreational therapists, health educators, administrators 
  • Case managers 
  • Care coordinators 
  • Home care providers 
  • Long-term care facility employees 
  • Family care network providers 
  • Service referred agency staff (i.e. Aging Unit, ADRC) 
  • Family or professional caregivers 
  • Anyone interested in learning more about healthy aging


8 to 8:30 a.m. - Networking breakfast

8:30 a.m. - Welcome

8:30 to 9:45 a.m. - Keynote Speaker: Len Elmore, sportscaster and former NBA player

9:45 to 10 a.m. - Networking/display table break

10 to 11 a.m. - "Importance of Exercise as We Age" by Dr. Christine Jacobsen, MD, Family Medicine, Gundersen Health System

11 a.m. to noon - "Finding joy in our ordinary/mundane/hectic lives without losing ourselves in guilt" by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationship Educator, Extension La Crosse County

Noon - Closing

Special accommodations

If you have any questions or concerns about this program or require special assistance/accommodations in order to participate, (including dietary needs) please contact Shayna Schertz at (608) 775-3885 or (800) 362-9567, ext. 53885, by Monday, May 6.

ADA statement

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability that might require special accommodations, please email your needs to [email protected] or call (608) 775-3885.


For more information, please contact Gundersen Health System Office of Population Health, (608) 775-4717 or (800) 362-9567, ext. 54717. 

If you have questions or grievances, please contact Shayna Schertz at (608) 775-3885

For in-person or mail-in registration, please print off and fill out the form attached to our brochure found here. Online registration is also available. Please submit registration no later than Friday, May 10.

Register online

Related Services

Family Medicine


*Registration fee is non-refundable

Radisson Hotel

200 Second St S
La Crosse, WI 54601
United States

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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