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Classes Now Available Online

ADRC has a number of classes available for participation online – from the comfort of your home.

Scroll down for some scheduled offerings and check out our YouTube videos (see button below).

Watch this page for online (virtual) offerings:  

Online Catalog

Check out our available videos!

Search for topics that interest you – or even learn something new!

Watch and follow along with some of our classes, when you have time- 24/7, from the comfort of your home.

Unsure about using technology?

Plug In with ADRC

Interested in joining an online ADRC class or workshop but hesitant or unsure about using your technology?

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.

Thursday, Apr. 22 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thursday, May 6 at 1 – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12 at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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, 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!

Upcoming Online Presentations

Adventure with GeoCheer

In partnership with UW-Madison Geology Museum, join us for three amazing adventures you can go on from the comfort of your own home! All events are free and open to all ages.

Fossil Safari
Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021, at 1:30 p.m.

iPhone 100: Learning How to Operate your iPhone

Join us to learn how to use some of the features of your iPhone! Get familiar with phone calls, text messages, Siri, photos, and takign a screenshot.

Monday, Apr. 26, 2021
9 a.m.

The Tea Square

Continue the conversation! It’s never too late to make new friends! It can get a bit trickier as we get older to meet new people, so we’re here to help. 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. You can join us online by computer, tablet, or smartphone. No technology? No problem! You can join us by phone as well.

Monday, May 24, 2021
10:30 a.m.

Don’t Snooze on Your Health

Did you know 1 in 3 adults don’t get enough sleep? Adequate and restful sleep plays a critical role in our overall health including metabolism, memory, immune system response, and more. If you experience poor sleep, experience symptoms, or have a diagnosis of sleep apnea, join us to learn more about:

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • The symptoms of OSA
  • Treatment for sleep apnea
  • Variety of mask styles
  • Qualifications for insurance coverage

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
9 a.m.

Don’t Stress It – Improving Stress Management

Everyone gets stressed now and then, but too much stress can be harmful for your health. Join us to learn:

  • How stress works and develops
  • Ways to become aware and acknowledge signs of stress within yourself
  • Natural tools you can utilize to lower and manage stress
  • An overview of the self-care assessment tool
  • How to develop and practice a personal action plan for stress management

Thursday, June 24, 2021
12 p.m.

Join us for a variety of speakers and presentations covering a multitude of different topics. New classes are added regularly, so check back often!

“Thank you for offering these speakers and prevention classes. Outstanding and practical information and not something I can find anywhere else. Thank you for helping us seniors.”

Examples of Topics Presented 

Each month we present on topics you’ve asked for, including:

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Mindfulness

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Rent Smart

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Home Transitions

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Skin Cancer Screenings

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Cooking for 1 or 2

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Eating for Brain Health

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Why Organic

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Essential Oils

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Sleep

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Life Letters

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Body Mechanics

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Funeral Planning

Classes and Workshops

Lifelong Exercise

Scroll up and click on the ADRC YouTube button to find a video of Libbie leading this exercise class.  Once on YouTube – Click on Playlists and then select the Stay Healthy, Stay Active one. Stay in shape in 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.”

Healthy Living with Diabetes

You can manage your diabetes. Learn the step-by-step process toward effective management of diabetes and pre-diabetes. This six-week class meets 2 ½ hours per week. 
Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 for information on upcoming workshops.

 “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 Online Workshops

Check back for upcoming 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.

Men – we need your input!

Adult male input is needed to develop a new educational program addressing urinary and bowel incontinence for men. Our goal is to provide valuable information for men to support or prevent these issues. If you are able, please fill out a survey to assist us with this research. We want to make this educational opportunity geared toward local needs that will benefit men. Thank you!

Upcoming Online Workshops

Mondays, May 10, May 24, & Jun. 7, 2021
9 – 11 a.m.

Advance Directives & Beyond

Experts help 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.”

Upcoming Online Classes

Advance Directives: National Health Care Decisions Day

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain

Join us for this interactie, 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 Online Class

Tuesdays, May 11 – Jun. 15, 2021
12-2:30 p.m.

Fall Prevention

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.

Upcoming Workshop

Tuesdays, Apr. 27 – Jun. 8, 2021
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Boost Your Balance

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 others about what I’ve learned!”

You Can Help Prevent a Fall

  • 25% of people over the age of 65 fall every year
  • On average, 23 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!

You, your church, 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. Learn about how you can help to get the important Fall Prevention message out to others.

Keep your Mind Sharp

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.  

Upcoming Online Workshops

Check back for upcoming workshops!

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, Feb 7, 2022
at 2 - 3:30 p.m.

In Person at ADRC

Thursday, Feb 24, 2021
at 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Online

Monday, Mar 14, 2022
at 5-7 p.m. 

In Person at ADRC

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
Derek has Original Medicare. Recently, he has developed mobility issues and is having trouble getting around his home. He believes that he needs a power wheelchair but doesn't know how to get it covered by Medicare or what he will have to pay. What should Derek do?
Join us to learn more!

Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 at 9-9:30 a.m. 

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2022 at 3-3:30 p.m.