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Engage at Every Age


Across the country, older adults and adults with disabilities are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. They are sharing their wisdom and experience, and are giving back to enrich their communities. They're working an dvolunteering, mentoring and learning, leading and engaging.

Explore Something New - Get Moving - Get Involved


Explore something new that you will enjoy. A new adventure will give you renewed energy and if it's something you enjoy you are more likely to stick with it.

Get moving! It's so important to stay active. The new Federal Health Guidelines are urging everyone to get moving. Everyone no matter what your age you can improve your health just by moving. The best would be at least 22 minutes a day. Don't be discouraged - if you can't do 22 minutes a day that do something! The new guidelines taking the opportunity for any exercise throughout the day. Use the stairs instead of an elevator. Do stretches even if it while sitting. Use household or office items as weights for strength training. Lift cans of soup or a book, ring-binder to strengthen your upper arms. Watch the ADRC Magazine for exercise classes, dance lessons, other ways to get moving. Participating in a class or event has the added bonus of meeting new people. Have fun!

Get Involved! Remaining socially engaged can improve your quality of life. The ADRC is the beneficiary of the amazing talent and energy of many older adults and persons with disabilities in our community. They are active on our Board of Directors, are advocates to local, state, and federal officials, lead classes and workshops, educate, deliver and serve food, provide hospitality, and so much more. Just take time to look around and you will find their impact, whether at church, in the neighborhood, workplace, or non-profit organizations. There are so many ways to get involved anyone can find something that fits their schedule and interests.


Get Going!
There is so much to do so get going! Start at the ADRC!
  • Learn how to use an iPad or how to serf the internet
  • Travel through history at a Peek at the Past session
  • Take a class to exercise your body or create something new
  • Attend a presentation on a wide range of interesting topics: i.e.: health, financial, lifestyle, etc.
  • Have lunch with friends or meet new ones
  • Join a group to learn how to talk to elected officials about issues important to you
  • Volunteer - share your time and talent -
Check out the links below to learn more:
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
300 S. Adams, Green Bay at 920-448-4300,
Click to go to the ADRC Volunteer page
or
Volunteer Center of Brown County
984 9th Street, Green Bay at 920-429-9445,

Click to go to the Volunteer Center Website


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Click on the links at the left Under AddLife Centers for up to date activity calendars for each location.

How can I get to an AddLife Center if I don't drive?
Green Bay Transit has a website that is a tool for riders to search transit routes, bus stops, and pick-up times so you can plan your bus trip from beginning to end. Or you can Click on the Transportation link from the list on the left to get to a list of transporation providers in Brown County.


Read the ADRC Magazine free each month where ever you have access to your email.


Other Community Programs

  • Allouez Senior Site
    Website: Find the location, days and hours of operation and activities.

  • Ashwaubenon Community Center
    Website: Offers people age 55 and older recreational and social outlets on a weekly basis. Potlucks, cards, blood pressure checks, and NWTC classes are available. Meets at the Ashwaubenon Community Center, 936 Anderson Dr.

  • Bellevue Community Center
    Website: Bellevue Village Program Guide

  • Howard Senior Site
    Website: Village of Howard Senior Site located at 2456 Glendale Avenue.

  • Oneida Nation Senior Center
    Website: Oneida Nation Elder Services. Activities and a lot more.

  • Salvation Army Seniors Program
    Website: The seniors program includes a variety of activities — bingo and card games, crafts, exercise in the gym, field trips with other seniors and with mixed age groups.

  • YMCA
    Website: Get up to date activity information as well as locations and hours.

  • YWCA
    Website: Up to date information on activities and hours of operation.
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