Stay Active and Healthy
Classes, Programs, Activities Cancelled Through April 30, 2020
The ADRC is taking pro-active steps to protect the public’s health especially among older adults and adults with disabilities by cancelling classes, programs, and activities until April 30, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation and follow guidance from the CDC, WI Department of Health Services, and Brown County Public Health.
Stay Engaged for a Better Life
ADRC has the programs you are looking for to take control of your health and life.
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, spiritual parts of your life. Listening to you, our customer we look for a variety of programming, i.e.: health, eating better, preparing for retirement, exercising, music, home improvement or learning something fun and new. Bring your friends or make new ones!
Topics of Interest Presented Each Month
Every month find presentations on topics you’ve asked for examples include:
Skin Cancer Screenings
Cooking for 1 or 2
Eating for Brain Health
Knit or Crochet
Flute or Drum Circle
Paint and Sketch
History or a new Language
Laptop, Tablet, & Smart Phone Instruction
Stay Healthy with these Classes and Workshops
Join the fun! Make new friends. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in 8 week cycles. $10 per 8 week cycle. Learn low-impact strength and balance exercises to reduce pain and stiffness, improve motility. Includes relaxation techniques. Call 920-448-4300 to register.
“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.”
Healthy Living with Diabetes
You can manage your diabetes. Learn the step-by-step process toward effective management of diabetes and pre-diabetes. Six-week class meets 2 ½ hours per week.
Sign up for upcoming classes:
Wednesdays, September 9 – October 14, 2020, 5:00 – 7:30 pm at ADRC.
Mondays, October 19 – November 23, 2020, 1:00 – 3:30 pm at ADRC
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“Best diabetic class I have ever taken. I loved learning about actions plans, positive thinking, and self-management. My blood sugar has gone down since starting the class!”
Stepping On Workshop
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. Seven-week class meets 2 hours per week. Check back for available classes in the fall.
Boost Your Balance
Balance is critical to help prevent falls. Volunteer retired doctor or nurse conduct an in-home screening to identify areas of risk and then work with you to set up a plan to reduce those risks.
In-home Boost Your Balance Screenings have been suspended through April 30, 2020.
“This screen made me think about potential fall issues. You have helped so much and given me ideas. I’ll be telling others about what I’ve learned!”
More Classes and Workshops
Mind Over Matter – Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder
Conquer Incontinence. Build skills and confidence to improve bladder and/or bowel health.
Three classes meet for 2 hours. Watch for classes to be posted here as they are scheduled.
After four months, 71% of women in the program reported improvements in urinary incontinence.
Brain Health Programs
Learn how to keep your brain healthy. Something for everyone. Choose a 1.5 hour class or workshops that run either 5 or 10 weeks. All include a variety of brain games in a fun and interactive group setting.
- Work-Out For your Brain 1, 1.5 hour class
- Work-Out For your Brain 2, 1.5 hour class
- A Path to Better Brain Health, 2 hour class for 5 weeks
- BE! Brain Enrichment Course, 1.5 hour class for 10 weeks.
Advance Directives & Beyond
Expert helps you organize and complete your personal wishes. Classes run by local professionals. Get the information you need to feel confident about your decisions.
Watch for workshop dates on this important topic.
“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.”