ADRC Events & Workshops

Stay Engaged for a Better Life

ADRC has the programs you are looking for to take control of your health and life. We have classes available for participation in person and/or online – from the comfort of your home! Register online or by calling us at (920) 448-4300.

There is something for everyone!

Being healthy and active is more than just eating right and exercising, it’s paying attention to social, emotional, financial, and spiritual parts of your life. Listening to you, our customer, we look for a variety of programming topics, like health, eating better, preparing for retirement, exercising, music, home improvement, or learning something fun and new. Bring your friends or make new ones!

Is there something online you would like to attend but do not have technology to be able to? We have iPads available!

Join Us Online!

Our YouTube channel includes lots of great videos – whether you’re looking to follow a class on your own time or wanting to get more information about different topics. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss out on any new videos!

Unsure about using technology?

Plug In with ADRC

Amy is offering one-on-one, 45-minute appointments where she will walk you through the entire process of downloading, accessing, and connecting to WebEx, the program we use for all of our online events. Gain the knowledge and confidence to join us online!

*In order to participate, you will need a computer/tablet/smartphone, internet access, and email address.

Tue, 9/28

Online
6 – 7 p.m.

Culture & Equity in Dementia Care:

Latino Communities (English)

Learn more

Join us to explore dementia issues from the perspective of Wisconsin’s Latino Communities. Presenter: Al Castro

    Tue, 10/5

    CANCELLED

    Determined: Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion

    Tue, 10/5

    Online or in person at ADRC
    10 – 11 a.m.

    Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent

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    Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. Join us to learn:

    • The different types of identity theft
    • How to recognize and prevent identity theft
    • Information about Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes
    • Tips for safeguarding personal information and how to spot the red flags of a scam

    Tue, 10/19

    In person at ADRC
    9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

    Tea Square

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    ADRC invites you to join Tea Square, where together we build community and ignite conversation. We provide a safe and friendly way to connect with other seniors. Staying active and social is key to maintaining your emotional and physical health.

      Tue, 10/26

      Online or in person at ADRC
      2 – 3 p.m.

      Tackling Life’s Problems by Building Resiliency

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      When you think of a person you know who is resilient, who comes to your mind? More than likely, their life has not been an easy, every day smooth sailing, piece of cake. An easy life does not make us resilient. Life can be hard but there are ways to tackle life’s problems head-on and come through stronger. With the correct “tackling techniques” to your problems, you too can reach successful resiliency.

        Wed, 10/27

        Online
        1 – 2:30 p.m.

        Got Dementia on the Brain? Financial Planning for Future Care

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        Learn how to plan ahead financially in order to support the care adn services your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related diagnosis may need as the disease progresses. Items discussed in this introductory presentation include long-term budgeting, tax deductions and credits, financial assistance such as Medicare, Medicaid, and more.

          Wed, 12/15

          Online or in person at ADRC
          11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

          Taking Care of You: Body, Mind, & Spirit

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          What is on your list of things you need to do today? Whether your list is short or long, it will help you focus on the items that need to be completed within a certain timeframe. Those items are your priority. Is your physical, mental, and spiritual wellness on the list? If not, why not? Come learn ways to help you make sure this happens, not just once in a while, but every day. Whole-person wellness will be life changing for you!

            Classes and Workshops

            On Demand

            Online 24/7

            Lifelong Exercise

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            Find a video of Libbie leading this exercise class on our YouTube page! Click the button on the right to follow along with Libbie from the comfort of your home!

            “I tear up after this class. I can forget about all of the stress in my life. This class means so much emotionally, mentally, and physically.”

            Check back for upcoming dates

            Healthy Living with Chronic Pain

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            Join us for this interactive, online workshop. Research has proven that this program can help decrease pain, improve mental health, and increase confidence in one’s ability to manage pain down the road. Each weekly session provides a venue for mutual support and sharing among participants.

            Living with pain? This workshop can help!
            Upcoming Workshop

            Tuesdays, Sep 14 – Oct 19, 2021
            12 – 2:30 p.m.
            Online

            3rd Thur in 2021: 10/21, 11/18, 12/16

            Online

            Advance Directives & Beyond –
            Same class offered on different dates

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            Experts help you organize and complete your personal wishes for healthcare. Classes are run by local professionals. Get the information you need to feel confident about your decisions.

            “Before the workshop I knew nothing. After the workshop, I’ve learned the necessity of it… and what a joy and gift to give this to my family.”
            Upcoming Classes

            Oct 21, 2021
            10-11:30 a.m.

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            BE! Brain Enrichment Course

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            Learn how to keep your brain healthy with our variety of classes and workshops. All include different brain games in a fun and interactive group setting.

            • Work-Out For Your Brain 1
            • Work-Out For Your Brain 2
            • Path to Better Brain Health
            • BE! Brain Enrichment Course
            Upcoming Workshops

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            Tue, 10/5- 11/9

            In person at ADRC
            10 – 12:30 p.m.

            Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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            Take care of yourself. Get a recharge and learn tools to help you focus on taking care of yourself so you can be the caregiver you want to be. There’s even a class to address the unique needs of caregivers of adult children with special needs. The workshop meets for 2 hrs a week for 6 weeks. An optional 7th week is available to cover how ADRC can help you navigate your caregiver journey.

            Learn to:

            • Reduce stress
            • Improve communication
            • Set goals
            • Cope with anger, guilt, and depression

            $30 covers all materials (scholarships available)

            Upcoming Class

            Tuesdays, 10/5 – 11/9/21
            10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
            In person at ADRC

            Thur, 10/7 -11/18

            In person at ADRC
            12 – 2:30 p.m.

            Healthy Living with Diabetes – Series

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            You can manage your diabetes. Learn the step-by-step process toward effective management of diabetes or pre-diabetes.

            “Best diabetic class I have ever taken. I loved learning about action plans, positive thinking, and self-management. My blood sugar has gone down since starting the class!”

            Upcoming Workshops

            Thursdays, Oct. 7 – Nov. 18, 2021
            12 – 2:30 p.m.
            ADRC

            Thur, 11/4, 11/18, & 12/2

            In person at ADRC
            9 – 11 a.m.

            Mind Over Matter – Series
            Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder

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            Conquer incontinence! Build skills and confidence to improve bladder and/or bowel health.

            After four months, women in the program reported 71% improvement in urinary incontinence and 55% improvement in bowel incontinence.
            Upcoming Workshop

            Thursdays, Nov 4, Nov 18, & Dec 2, 2021
            9 – 11 a.m.
            ADRC

             

            Tues, 10/26 – 11/16, & 12/14

            Online
            10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

            Stand Up and Move More

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            Are you ready to get off the couch and get motivated to be mroe active? You can do it! Stand Up and Move More is a four-week group health education workshop for adults 55 and older who want to learn how and why to get moving. This program also has a refresher meeting at the 8-week mark. Throughout this workshop, you will learn:

            • How to set goals and specific strategies for standing up and moving more
            • Get new ideas and different perspectives from your peers
            • Health benefits of settign less
            • And more!

            Let us be your partner on your path to a healthier you. Discover ways you can be more active through this health education workshop.

             

            Fall Prevention

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            Keep Stepping

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            Keep Stepping is a program created to meet the needs of adults aged 60 and older through physical activity, health promotion, and education activities. Students in the NWTC Physical Therapist Assistant program will carry ou the Keep Stepping program under the direction and supervision of NWTC faculty who are licensed as Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants.

            If you want to improve you health, wellness, and mobility, Keep Steppign may be right for you!

            Keep Stepping provides:

            • Individual health and fitness assessments
            • Small group activities focusing on safe, yet progressive aerobic, strength, flexibility and balance exercises
            • One-on-one physical activity and health promotion planning and progression
            • Educational sessions on healthy aging, home safety, fall prevention and other health and wellness topics

            Meeting Days and Dates:
            Wednesdays and Fridays
            Sep. 8 – Nov. 5, 2021*
            At Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
            Health Sciences Building
            2740 W Mason St. Green Bay
            *No class Oct. 13 & 15

            To Register:
            Contact Cheryl Neyrinck at (920) 498-6283

            Note: Medical clearance from a physician is required for participation

            Wed, 10/6 – 11/17

            In person at Aurora Sports Medicine Building
            9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

            Mon, 10/25-12/13

            In person at ADRC
            9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
            *Skip week of Thanksgiving

            Stepping On – Workshop Series

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            Is falling a concern? We can help! Don’t let the fear of falling leave you stuck at home. Hear from a variety of experts about what you can do in your daily life and surroundings to prevent a fall. This class will build your confidence to get out and be active.

            Upcoming Workshop

            Wednesdays, Oct. 6 – Nov. 17, 2021
            9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
            Aurora Sports Medicine Building
            1160 Kepler Dr. Green Bay

            Mondays, Oct. 25 – Dec. 13, 2021*
            9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
            ADRC
            *Skip week of Thanksgiving

            Call for details.

            (920) 448-4300 

            You Can Help Prevent a Fall

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            You and/or your organization’s older adult members will benefit from learning about how to prevent a fall so they can stay healthy and active. Click below for information about Brown County’s Prevention Coalition and the Fall Prevention Subcommittee. Lean about how you can help to get the important Fall Prevention message out to others.

            • 25% of people over the age of 65 fall every year
            • On average, 32 people per day are seen in our Green Bay Emergency Departments due to falls
            • Falls can lead to loss of independence, disability, and even death – they can be prevented!

            Call for details.

            (920) 448-4300 

            Boost Your Balance

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            Balance is critical to help prevent falls. Staff or retired medical professionals conduct an in-home screening to identify areas of risk and then work with you to set up a plan to reduce those risks.

            “This screen made me think about potential fall issues. You have helped so much and given me ideas. I’ll be telling other about what I’ve learned!”

            Stay in the Know with these Medicare Workshops

            Medicare: Preparing for 2022 Open Enrollment

            What's new for 2022? There's so many plans, how do I choose? Where can I find reliable, unbiased information? Join us as we answer these questions and more in a conversation about what you can be doing now to prepare for 2022 Medicare Open Enrollment.

            Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 at 9-10 a.m. 

            Monday, Nov 15, 2021 at 2-3 p.m.

            ABCD's Of Medicare

            Learn about the full scope of the Medicare program:

            • Different parts of Medicare
            • Enrollment information
            • Coverage options

            Now available online! You need a computer, tablet, or smart phone and internet service to participate.
            Choose from one of the following sessions:

            Click here for more detailed Medicare resources.

            Monday, Oct 4, 2021
            at 2:30-4 p.m.

            In Person at ADRC

            Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
            at 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

            Online

            Medicare Minute

            The Medicare Minute provides accurate, up-to-date, and easy to understand information. Please join us to learn more about your Medicare benefits.

            Now available online! You need a computer, tablet, or smart phone and internet service to participate.

            SHIP Case Study
            Larry is 68 years old and enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan. He recently received an Annual Notice of Change from his plan, which indicated that his primary care physician, who is the only doctor he regularly sees, will no longer be in his plan's network next year, and that the blood pressure medication that he takes will no longer be on his plan's formulary. Larry wants to change plans but is not sure how. What should Larry do?
            Join us to learn more!

            Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 at 11-11:30 a.m. 

            Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 at 9:30-10 a.m.

            Join Us Online!

            Our YouTube channel includes lots of great videos – whether you’re looking to follow a class on your own time or wanting to get more information about different topics. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss out on any new videos!