Stay Active and Healthy

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:

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Mindfulness

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Skin Cancer Screenings

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Cooking for 1 or 2

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Sleep

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Life Letters

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Body Mechanics

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Eating for Brain Health

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Funeral Planning

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Why Organic

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Rent Smart

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Essential Oils

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Home Transitions

Check Out the Events Calendar

You’ll find a calendar with up to date program information at this Events Calendar link. There are so many fun things to choose from:

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Sewing

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Woodcarving

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Cards

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Knit or Crochet

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Flute or Drum Circle

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Book Club

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Paint and Sketch

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History or a new Language

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Laptop, Tablet, & Smart Phone Instruction

The monthly ADRC Magazine lists current and upcoming programs and events. It can be found free at our office and at many locations throughout Brown County.

Stay Healthy with these Classes and Workshops

Lifelong Exercise

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

Click button below for flyer.

 

“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!”

Smart Ways to Stay in Your Home

Panel of experts with information about tips and devices that help you with common everyday tasks so that you can remain independent in your home.

Wednesday, March 4, 2 – 4 pm,  ADRC

How to Manage Swelling

 Learn about types of swelling, causes, and what you can do to manage it and feel better.

Wednesday, March 11, 12:30 – 2 pm,  ADRC

Options for Care in Your Home or Community

It’s never too soon to plan for the future. Learn how ADRC can help you find the care you need.  In-home care, respite, housing options, financial help, and more.

Wednesday, March 18, 2:30 – 4 pm,  ADRC

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.  Call ADRC 920-448-4300 to register unless otherwise noted.

Sign up for Upcoming Classes:

Choose one below

  • Wednesdays, 4-1 to 5-13, 10 am – 12 pm, St Mary’s Medical Center, 1726 Shawano Ave, GB
  • Thursdays, 4-2 to 5-14, 12:30 -2:30 pm, Bellin Health Family Medical & Wellness Center-Bellevue, 3236 Eaton Rd, GB
  • Mondays, 4-6 to 5-18, 10 am – 12 pm, Rennes Health & Rehab, 1150 Lois St, De Pere, Call De Pere Health Dept to Register 920-339-4054
  • Mondays, 4-27-6-15 (Skip Memorial day), 10 am – 12 pm, ADRC, 300 S Adams, GB

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.

Call ADRC at 920-448-4300 to learn more.

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.

Upcoming Class: Tuesday, Apr 28, May 12, May26, 2020, 1-3 pm, ADRC $20.  Click button for flyer

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.  Upcoming Course: Mar 18-May 20, 10 – 11:30 am, ADRC $20 Click button for flyer.

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.”

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