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SENIOR DINING

The County Aging Unit provides to senior two types of nutrition services. The congregate program provides nutritious meals in a congregate setting. The home-delivered meals program provides meals to home bound persons. The County Aging Unit has fourteen nutrition sites located throughout the county (see below). For additional information call 1-608-785-9710.  

 

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Grains

Make half your grains whole

Vegetables

Very your veggies

Fruits

Focus on Fruits

Milk

Get your calcium-rich foods

Meat & Beans

Go lean with protein!

Eat at least 3 oz of whole grain cereals, breads, crackers, rice or pasta every day.

1 oz is about 1 slice of bread, about 1 cup of breakfast cereal, or 1/2 cup of cooked rice, cereal, or pasta

Eat more dark-green veggies like: broccoli, spinach and other dark leafy greens. 

Eat more orange vegetable like carrots and sweet potatoes.

Eat more dry beans and peas like: pinto beans, kidney beans, and lentils.

 

Eat a variety of fruit.

Choose fresh, frozen, canned, or dried fruits.

Go easy on fruit juices.

Go low-fat or fat free when you choose milk, yogurt, and other milk products.

If you don't or can't consume milk, choose lactose-free products or other calcium sources such as fortified foods and beverages.

Choose low-fat or lean meats and poultry.

Bake it, broil it, or grill it.

Vary your protein routine - choose more fish, beans, peas, nuts, and seeds.

For a 2,000 calorie diet, you need the amounts below from each food group.  To find the amount that are right for you, go to MyPyramid.gov
Eat 6 oz. every day Eat 2.5 cups every day Eat 2 cups every day Get 3 cups every day Eat 5.5 oz. every day.

Senior Dining Rooms

Address

Phone

Meal Time

Site Manager

Becker Plaza

415 S. 7th St., La Crosse

789-7827

11:30 am

Cleo Murphy

Carroll Heights

3505 Park Lane Dr, La Crosse

792-6996

11:30 am

Shawn Patton

Forest Park

1230 Badger St., La Crosse

789-7826

11:20 am

Cindy Hauser

Harry J. Olson Sr. Center

1607 North St., La Crosse

792-4487   11:30 am Jane Wastlund
Hmong Community Center 1815 Ward Ave., La Crosse 785-6438  11-12 pm Wed & Thur Va Thao

Holmen Community Center

421 Main St., Holmen

 526-6316

Noon

Donna Johnson

Onalaska Community Center

515 Quincy St., Onalaska

 789-7829

11:30 am

Marvel Faherty

Sauber Manor

1025 Liberty St., La Crosse

 789-7825

11:20 am

Michael Fischer

Southside Senior Center

1220 Denton St., La Crosse

 782-2444

11:30 am

Karen Arentz

Stokke Tower

421 S. Sixth St., La Crosse

 789-7823

11:00 am

Lori Peterson

Village Inn

1601 Bangor St., Bangor

 486-2741

11:30 am

Brian Berg

West Salem Community Center

175 Leonard St. So., West Salem

 786-2975

11:30 am

Tammy Caspersen

 

 

Updated:   02/28/2014                                  

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