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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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Ensure Information

 

Grains

Make half your grains whole

Vegetables

Vary 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 South 7th St.
La Crosse
789-7827 11:30 am Cleo Murphy
Carroll Heights 3505 Park Lane Dr
La Crosse
792-6996 11:30 am Karen Arentz
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 Dan Wuchina
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 Jeanine Bakkestuen
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

 




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