Stay Active and Healthy

Classes Now Available Virtually

ADRC has a number of classes available for participation on-line from the comfort of your home. 

Scroll down for some scheduled offerings and check out (see button at right) Virtual videos.

Watch this page for on-line, a.ka. “Virtual” offerings.

https://schedulesplus.com/adrc/kiosk/

Virtual Center

Check out our available videos!

Watch and follow along in the comfort of your home.

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

Scroll up to the Virtual Center and click on the Virtual Videos button to find a video of Libbie leading this exercise class.  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.”

Health Presentations

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.”

Upcoming Presentations

Stop and Smell the Roses: Don’t Let Allergies Get in Your Way!
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Virtual via WebEx

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.

“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!”

Upcoming Workshops

Mondays, July 27 – August 31, 2020
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Virtual via WebEx

Wednesdays, September 9 – October 14, 2020
5:00 – 7:30 pm
Virtual via WebEx

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. $20, includes all learning materials.

We are currently offering a Virtual Stepping On Pilot Program. Please see the flyer for information about the program and qualifications to register.

Upcoming Workshops:  Call 920-448-4300 to register.

 

 

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.

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.

Upcoming Workshops

Wednesdays, Aug 12, 26 & Sept 9
9-11 a.m.  $25
Virtual via WebEx

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.”

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.

Loan Closets for Assistive Devices

Special Notice: ADRCs Loan Closet is closed to lending and accepting items. If you are unable to keep an item you have, please peel off ADRCs label and donate to another organization. Thank you. 

List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.

Used Medical Equipment Listing

usedHME.com Free on-line listing service where people can buy, sell or donate used home medical equipment.  Enter your zip code to find equipment near you.

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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