Build a Better Breakfast!

Build a Better Breakfast!

Where does breakfast fall on your priority list in the morning? Unfortunately, for most people, it isn’t a top priority. It’s true that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s beneficial to make time for it! Why Eat Breakfast? Our energy...
Fad Diets

Fad Diets

Have you ever been on a fad diet? You are in good company if you have. It’s estimated that of the 45 million Americans who diet, 50% of them use fad diets. Some of the current fads are the Keto diet, the Paleo diet, Whole 30, and many more. People hear great...
Blueberry Month!

Blueberry Month!

July is Blueberry Month! Blueberries are one of nature’s greatest treasures. There are so many great things to love about them: their long harvesting season, their nutrition content, and their versatility in recipes. History: Blueberries are native to North...
Taking Care of Our Mental Health

Taking Care of Our Mental Health

Have you noticed at all this past month when you asked someone how they were doing there is a long pause or awkward silence? The next time you want to check in with someone, try asking, “How are you coping today?” or “What’s been on your mind lately?” We are in...
New Year’s Resolution Reboot on Eating Healthy

New Year’s Resolution Reboot on Eating Healthy

Making New Year’s resolutions is easy. Sticking with them is the hard part. According to a study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania in 2018, 77% of resolution makers stayed on track 1 week into the New Year. After 6 months, only 40% are still on track. So why...
2020 Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program

2020 Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program

Farmers Market season is upon us again! This year will look a little different – please check out our Farmers Market page for qualifications and to find out how to pick yours up. Senior Farmers Market Voucher Program For details about the farmers market, visit...

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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