Stay Active and Healthy
Classes Now Available Online
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.
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:
Skin Cancer Screenings
Cooking for 1 or 2
Eating for Brain Health
Classes and Workshops
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.”
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.
Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 for information on upcoming workshops.
“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!”
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.
Wednesdays, Nov 4 – Nov 18, 2020
2 – 4 pm
Virtual via WebEx
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.”
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.”
Check back for Upcoming Presentations
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. 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!”
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.
Stay in the Know with these Medicare 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.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
at 1-2 p.m.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
at 9-10 a.m.