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ADRC / Older Americans Month: May 2019

Connect, Create, Contribute

Each year, more and more older adults and persons with disabilities are making a positive impact in and around Brown County. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, and advocates, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. National Older Americans Month (OAM) has been recognizing the contributions of the growing older population for 56 years.

Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services, each May ADRC/Older Americans Month provides resources to help older and disabled Americans stay healthy and independent as well as resources to help communities support and celebrate their diversity.

This year’s OAM theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and persons with disabilities and their communities to:
  • Connect with friends, family, and local services and resources.
  • Create through activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment.
  • Contribute time, talent, and life experience to benefit others.
ADRC of Brown County will celebrate OAM by promoting ways that community members of all ages can take part in helping Brown County thrive. We encourage you to:

Have lunch with friends at Grounded Café
(300 S. Adams St, Green Bay) or
Grant Street Landing at De Pere Community Center (600 Grant St, De Pere).

Enjoy the many activities and things to do at ADRC, listed throughout this magazine, and at other community centers in Brown County.

Volunteer share your time and talent. Click here for ADRC Opportunities or get ideas from the Volunteer Center, (920) 429-9445,
Communities that support and recognize older adults and adults with disabilities are stronger! Join us in strengthening our community.

Connect. Create. Contribute.

Independent -
Like You!

ADRC is your partner through lifes changes.

ADRC is here to help you Live your Best Possible Life.

Whether you are thinking about retirement, retired, facing the challenges of aging and/or disability or caring for someone who is.
We've have activities, and answers and solutions you are looking for.

Stay Healthy, Stay Active
Topics your interested in from ADRC staff and community professionals. Get the most out of life!

ADRC Event - Activity Calendar
So much to do. Exercise classes, computer instruction, art, crafts, cards, cooking. We are always adding new and interesting activities based on what your suggestions! Enjoy with your friends or make new ones!

Grounded Cafe
Meet your friend for lunch or meet new friends! Great place to meet for business. Free WiFi. Everyone Welcome - All Ages All Abilities. It's Great Food and Great Coffee with a Cause. A program of the ADRC that's a partnership with Curative Connections and the Green Bay School District to provide job training for persons with disabilities.

Help Finding Services
Facing surgery or longer term health challenges or someone you love is? Have a child transitioning from high school to adult service? Not sure if you should stay in your home or move? You don't need to know the questions - Staff listen to your story and help you find answers and solutions to fit your individual situation.

Questions about Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Whether you are thinking about retirement, retired, exploring disability benefits or helping someone else who is an ADRC Benefit Specialist is your unbiased source for information you need to make these important decisions.

Check out the links on the left to see the wide variety of the information we gather and the activities available for you to enjoy. Scroll down to subscribe to the ADRC Magazine to keep up with what's happening and read interesting articles that pertain to you and your life.
Let's Connect -
We'd Love to Talk with You

Call (920) 448-4300, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Staff is available via phone, in our office or your home during business hours or by special appointment outside of our hours.

Like us on Facebook and keep up to date about what's happening at ADRC and Grounded Cafe.
ADRC EventsADRC Programming offers the opportunity for you to take a self-educated, proactive, and personal approach to your health and wellness.

Learn whats happening so you can participate in ADRC Programming by reading the ADRC Magazine

ADRC Stay Connected E-Newsletter

Contact:  Devon Christianson - Director
Phone: 920-448-4300
TTY: WI Relay 711
Fax: 920-448-4306
Click here to email
Mailing Address:  300 S. Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Physical Address:  300 S. Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Other hours available by prior arrangement

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