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Life Skill classes are designed to help you and your family learn new skills.
Learn something new, improve your nutrition, or just brush up on old skills. Life Skill classes are low-cost, educational classes that are meant to help you and your family learn and grow as a person. Although most Life Skill classes are free, it's important to register in advance to make sure that you reserve your spot. Sign-up today at The Kroc front desk or register online today! For a complete list of programs, view the Program Guide online.

All Life Skills Classes are Free unless otherwise noted.
$5 donations suggested.

MARCH

Healthy Eating & Cooking: Calcium Connection
Presented by U of I Extension
Thursday, March 26, 10–Noon, Ages 15+
Managing a low sodium, heart healthy, or diabetic diet can be a challenge and trying new recipes can be expensive. Please join us for these fun, free cooking classes - watch recipes being prepared, learn about healthy cooking techniques and sample some fabulous food! Attend one, or all four classes! Register online.

Open Senior Time: Field Trip–Cataldo Mission
Friday, March 27, 12:30–2pm, Ages 55+
We are redefining the term "senior" at the Kroc Center! This group is all about having fun! Enjoy playing cards and games, taking part in community involvement projects and hearing from various guest speakers. Join us for a fun field trip on the last Friday of every month! All Field trips are weather permitting. Check out our monthly Senior Newsletter for all the details. Stay connected with friends or meet new ones at the Kroc Center! *Pre-registered participants will meet at the roundabout at 10AM on Field Trip Fridays. Participants are responsible for the cost of the activity. A $5 donation is recommended for the transportation provided by The Kroc Center. Register online.

Medicare 101
Presented by SHIBA
Tuesday, March 31, 1–3pm, Ages 18+

Is Medicare confusing? Do you struggle to keep up with the changes? This class will help you understand your options in the Medicare program so that you will be able to make informed choices about enrollment and coverage. You will learn about SHIBA, a great resource that can help you put together the pieces of Senior Health Insurance Puzzle. You do not need to be enrolled in Medicare to attend this class. Register online.

APRIL

Parent Child Cooking & Nutrition Workshop: Power Up with Protein
Presented by U of I Extension
Monday, April 6, 5:30–7pm, Ages 4-5 w/parent
Join us and learn how to make delicious and nutritious food while spending quality time with your child. Kids and their grown-ups will learn new kitchen skills, how to make healthy food choices and create simple budget friendly nutritious recipes. Register online.

Financial Stewardship
Mondays, April 6–27, 6–7:30pm, Ages 18+
You’ve done the budgeting and used the worksheets, but things just aren’t getting better. What if you missed something? Financial Stewardship encourages us to take a few steps back and start with the right foundation. This class will cover the importance of getting your house in order, the priority of prayer, the principle of hard work, and common mistakes & encouragement. Register online.

Adult Beginner Fitness Swim
Tues/Thurs, April 7–30, 7–8pm, Ages 15+
Gold $36  |  Silver/Public $45
Are you new to the pool or want to use the water to improve your fitness level? This shallow water course is designed for you. You will be taught in the Cove Lap area by our experienced instructors, learning strokes to use for improving your overall fitness. The environment is perfect for those who prefer a shallow water setting and warmer water. Register online.

Kroc ActivTrax Nutrition Orientation Workshop
Tuesday, April 7, 5:30–6:30pm, Ages 15+
Have you seen the ActivTrax machine in the Kroc? The Kroc Fit45 ActivTrax program is free and available to all Kroc members. A demonstration will be given of the content and capabilities of the program which can benefit those that are looking to lose weight or even just be healthier. Combining the nutritional guidance with regular exercise will greatly improve the likelihood of personal success. Register online.

Hybrid American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers
Monday, April 13, 6–8:30pm, Ages 18+
Gold $32  |  Silver/Public $40

This course is designed to train professional level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants. Note, it does not contain a First Aid component. This course is offered in a blended learning format, including online learning followed by an instructor-led skill session. Each participant will be contacted prior to class and will be required to bring the online course certificate of completion to class. Upon completion, you will receive your American Red CrossCertification for Professional Rescuer CPR, AED. Register online.

Grief Release Workshop
Presented by Lake City Community Church
Tuesdays, April 14–May 12, 6:30–8:30pm, Ages 18+
Cost $10 Due on Day of Class
Grief comes in many forms, such as loss of a loved one, unemployment, divorce, empty nest syndrome, and more. Whatever your loss, this workshop gives you the opportunity to meet others who share similar life experiences and to support and be supported. Join us as we address these issues in a practical, step-by-step healing process. For more information contact Joanie Dwyer at 208.676.0632. Payment of $10 cash/check is due to instructor on first day of class. Register online.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection of Alzheimer's and Dementia Matters
Presented by Alzheimer's Association
Tuesday, April 14, 10–Noon, Ages 18+
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Join us for this interactive workshop featuring video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease. Register online.

Methods and Coping Strategies in Working with Difficult Children

Thursday, April 16, 6–7:30pm, Ages 18+
Is there a child in your life who is constantly pushing your boundaries, is noncompliant and seems to cause chaos and disruption? If you answer yes, then this class is for you! Whether you are a teacher, family member or a parent of a difficult child, join us and learn methods and coping strategies to gain a better insight into childhood disorders, behavior modification techniques and proven parenting skills. Register online.

Natural Solutions for Managing Thyroid Issues
Presented by Lakeside Holistic Health
Thursday, April 16, 6–8:30pm, Ages 18+
Do you suffer from fatigue, weight gain, brain fog, thinning hair, or cold hands and feet? Do you experience hair loss, depression, and dry skin? If you answered yes to most of these questions you may be suffering from an underactive thyroid. In this class you will learn how hormones, stress, and diet affect your thyroid. We will also discuss natural solutions including which herbs, supplements, and foods can helpto optimize your thyroid. Register online.

Nutritions Role in Cancer Prevention
Presented by Panhandle Health District
Thursday, April 16, 5:30–7:30pm, Ages 18+
Approximately 1/3 of cancer deaths are attributed to poor nutrition and physical inactivity. Overweight and obesity increase the risk for certain cancers. In this class you will learn how a diet rich in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, and nuts not only promotes a healthy weight, but also contains a variety of compounds that may prevent the formation of potential carcinogens in the body. Register online.

Future Directions in Health Care: The Interaction of Mind, Body, & Spirit
Presented by Heritage Health
Monday, April 20, 5:30–7pm, Ages 18+
This session will explore why, as health care providers, we should pay attention to the nonmedical needs of patients when it comes to the prevention and treatment of chronic medical
illnesses. We will discuss our culture’s heavy reliance on technology and the pharmaceutical industry and how that may be preventing a more healthy approach to healthcare. The session will be led by medical and behavioral health providers from Heritage Health. Register online.

Overcoming Addiction
Monday, April 27, 6–8pm, Ages 18+
Addiction runs rampant in our culture and it directly or indirectly impacts most people. This class will help you understand the definition of addiction by defining and identifying the risk factors and triggers surrounding addiction. Class material and discussion will be linked to principles from Celebrate Recovery and The Genesis Process. You will leave with list of community resources related to relapse prevention including 12-Step Programs and Process groups taking place in our community. Register online.

Open Senior Time: Field Trip–Spokane Falls Gondola Ride
Friday, April 24, 12:30–2pm, Ages 55+
We are redefining the term "senior" at the Kroc Center! This group is all about having fun! Enjoy playing cards and games, taking part in community involvement projects and hearing from various guest speakers. Join us for a fun field trip on the last Friday of every month! All Field trips are weather permitting. Check out our monthly Senior Newsletter for all the details. Stay connected with friends or meet new ones at the Kroc Center! *Pre-registered participants will meet at the roundabout at 10AM on Field Trip Fridays. Participants are responsible for the cost of the activity. A $5 donation is recommended for the transportation provided by The Kroc Center. Register online.

Medicare 101
Presented by SHIBA
Tuesday, April 28, 1–3pm, Ages 18+

Is Medicare confusing? Do you struggle to keep up with the changes? This class will help you understand your options in the Medicare program so that you will be able to make informed choices about enrollment and coverage. You will learn about SHIBA, a great resource that can help you put together the pieces of Senior Health Insurance Puzzle. You do not need to be enrolled in Medicare to attend this class. Register online.

MAY

Kroc ActivTrax Nutrition Orientation Workshop
Tuesday, May 5, 11–Noon, Ages 15+
Have you seen the ActivTrax machine in the Kroc? The Kroc Fit45 ActivTrax program is free and available to all Kroc members. A demonstration will be given of the content and capabilities of the program which can benefit those that are looking to lose weight or even just be healthier. Combining the nutritional guidance with regular exercise will greatly improve the likelihood of personal success. Register online.

Adult Beginner Fitness Swim
Tues/Thurs, May 5–28, 7–8pm, Ages 15+
Gold $36  |  Silver/Public $45
Are you new to the pool or want to use the water to improve your fitness level? This shallow water course is designed for you. You will be taught in the Cove Lap area by our experienced instructors, learning strokes to use for improving your overall fitness. The environment is perfect for those who prefer a shallow water setting and warmer water. Register online.

Hybrid American Red Cross Community First Aid/CPR/AED
Monday, May 11, 6–8pm, Ages 18+
Gold $28  |  Silver/Public $35
Learn how to be a community responder who can act in emergency situations by recognizing and providing care for life-threatening emergencies. This course is offered in a blended learning format, which is an independent online class and test followed by an instructor-led skill session. Each participant will be contacted prior to class and will be given the instructions for accessing online course work. Upon successful completion of all course requirements participants will be given a printed American Red Cross certification. See prerequisites below. Register online.

Open Senior Time: Field Trip–Manito Park
Friday, May 29, 12:30–2pm, Ages 55+
We are redefining the term "senior" at the Kroc Center! This group is all about having fun! Enjoy playing cards and games, taking part in community involvement projects and hearing from various guest speakers. Join us for a fun field trip on the last Friday of every month! All Field trips are weather permitting. Check out our monthly Senior Newsletter for all the details. Stay connected with friends or meet new ones at the Kroc Center! *Pre-registered participants will meet at the roundabout at 10AM on Field Trip Fridays. Participants are responsible for the cost of the activity. A $5 donation is recommended for the transportation provided by The Kroc Center. Register online.

Medicare 101
Presented by SHIBA
Tuesday, May 26, 1–3pm, Ages 18+

Is Medicare confusing? Do you struggle to keep up with the changes? This class will help you understand your options in the Medicare program so that you will be able to make informed choices about enrollment and coverage. You will learn about SHIBA, a great resource that can help you put together the pieces of Senior Health Insurance Puzzle. You do not need to be enrolled in Medicare to attend this class. Register online.

RECURRING LIFE SKILLS PROGRAMS

Kroc Church Sunday Service
Sundays, 10am
We aim to be followers of Jesus 24/7, but Sunday mornings we have an opportunity to gather together and worship as a family. Whether you've been a disciple of Jesus for years, or you are skeptical of Christianity and looking for answers, you are welcome. In our Sunday gather¬ings we will sing, study the Bible together and make time to respond to what God is doing in our lives.

Open Senior Time
Every Tuesday, 12:30-2pm
12:30-2PM: Free Activities in the Zone
11:30AM-12:30PM: Lunch in Kroc Cafe: $3.50

We are redefining the term "senior" at The Kroc Center. This group is all about having fun! Enjoy playing cards, games, crafting, community involvement projects and Live and Learn Moments, which include travel series, workshops, speakers and more! Check out our monthly calendar to stay connected with all the senior happenings throughout the Kroc Center. Coffee provided during regularly scheduled programs. Don't forget the Daily Lunch Special at The Kroc Café is $3.50 on Tuesdays for seniors! Plus, the last Friday of Every Month features day trips including Schweitzer Village, Cataldo Mission, Manito Park and more! 

Women's Bible Study
Thursdays, 10:30am-Noon
All women are welcome to share a time of worship including study, small group discussion, prayer, and fellowship.

Men's Bible Study
Fridays, 6:30-8AM

Join a small group of men as they fellowship and study God's Word together.

Men's Ministry Dinner & A Movie Night
Every 3rd Friday, 6–8PM

Join other men from the Church and community as we share a meal and watch an inspiring movie. Free to attend and the meal is provided.

Kroc Fit45 with ActivTrax
By appointment only. Call 208.763.0637 to schedule an appointment or stop by the Fitness Desk. With ActivTrax you work with one of our certified trainers and they create custom workouts for you to help you meet your fitness goals.

Financial Solutions for You
Money Management International is excited to offer this program to all Kroc members. They will work with you to design a workable budget and develop an action plan to help you take control of your financial situation.
• Free Debt and Budget Counseling (Offered 24/7 by Phone)
• Educational Classes
• Free Debt Management Plans
• Student Loan Counseling
• Housing Counseling (Pre-purchase, Mortgage, and Rent Delinquency Counseling)
Learn more or register online at www.mmiurl.org/kroc or call 887.522.9723.

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Sign-in, fill in the requested class number, and make a secure online payment. Remember to print-out and bring your receipt and waiver with you!

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Contact Us
As The Kroc Center continues to expand and grow, new programs will continually be added according to the needs and demands of the community. If you have a program you would like to see at The Kroc Center, please email programs@kroccda.org.

Are you a Scholarship Member?
Kroc Center scholarship members must obtain 2 Life Skill Credits each year in order to renew their scholarship. Click here to learn more.

Keep in Touch
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