Racism: A Public Health Crisis

Racism: A Public Health Crisis

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County is proud to sign onto the Wisconsin Public Health Association’s resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis. Why is racism a human issue? This is not one side or the other, it’s about all of us....
Money Saving Tools for Medicare Drug Costs

Money Saving Tools for Medicare Drug Costs

Medicare Open Enrollment for Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage is right around the corner, October 15th through December 7th, 2020. All Medicare recipients will be encouraged to review their drug coverage for the 2021 calendar year. While...

Join Us Virtually!

Looking to register for one of our virtual events or classes? Follow these step-by-step instructions to sign yourself up online! 1. To begin, go to www.schedulesplus.com/adrc and the page you are brought to should look like the one pictured below. Start off by...
Finding Reliable Health Information Online

Finding Reliable Health Information Online

Many people get health information from the internet. But not every online source is reliable. How do you know whether you can trust the health information you find? There are many signs you can look for. First, it’s important to find out if a website is from a...

Disabilities

Employment Guide for Persons with Disabilities

Outlines employment options including information on job assistance for older adults, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Examples are Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find funding, assistive technology, and legal issues and advocacy.

Information and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families, i.e.: finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

Durable Medical Exquipment - Donate - Purchase Used List

ADRC and Options for Independent Living Loan Closets are closed to lending and accepting items.

List of sources for donating equipment you have or to purchase used equipment.  Examples are assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.  If you need to explore more options call the ADRC at 920-448-4300 for assistance.

Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

List of organizations that serve persons with disabilities with programs to help them stay active and learn new skills.

Respite Options for People with Special Needs

Explains what respite is, why it’s important, available respite options and where to get assistance to sort through those options.

ASPIRO

aspiroinc.org. 920-498-2599, 1673 Dousman Str., Green Bay, WI Agency serving individuals with disabilities.  Services such as early intervention, employment, and day services, and more.

CP

www.wearecp.org. 920-337-1122, 2801 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI  Provides aquatic exercise, therapy services, adult day services, childcare, advocacy, and information.

Curative Connections

curativeconnections.org. 920-468-1161, 2900 Curry Ln, Green Bay, WI  A wide variety of services for older adults and adults with disabilities.  Dementia, adult day services, training and employment, rehabilitation, transportation and more.

Options for Independent Living

Optionsil.org. 920-590-0500, 555 Country Club Road, Green Bay, WI Disability showcase model home and office.  Get hands on experience with assistive technology and adaptive equipment.  Provides advocacy, peer support, information, and referral.

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