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Programs in the Community

Taking Dementia One Step Further

Not only can the ADRC offer resources to help you navigate a dementia diagnosis, but there are different programs available specifically for those with dementia. Contact the ADRC of Brown County for more information and to learn how to sign-up for the programs listed below (920-448-4300).

AT Home with Dementia

The ADRC of Brown County, Curative Connections, and Options for Independent Living partner to bring this program to Brown County. If you or a loved one has dementia, assistive technology (also known as adaptive medical equipment) can help make living in your home easier. The staff with this program are trained to provide equipment specifically for those with dementia, helping to maintain independence in everyday life and improve safety. Consultations can happen in your home free of charge. If you need assistance finding ways to pay for the equipment, this program can help explore ways to make equipment affordable. How can this help you as a caregiver?

-Caregivers increased their confidence levels in their ability to care for their loved one from 35% prior to the assessment to 77% after the assessment.
-80% of caregivers said the burden of their safety concerns in the home was relieved with this program.
-78% of caregivers felt that had greater support in their role after working with the specialists.

Call today for information or to set-up an appointment (920-593-3521). Appointments are free of charge.

Brown County Memory Cafe

The Cafe Experience is full of:
  • Laughter,
  • Friendship, and
  • Engaging activities*
They offer a fun, relaxing, and comfortable environment for people with mild memory loss, dementia, or mild cognitive impairment. Spouses, family members, friends, or caregivers are welcome! Come and enjoy the company of others on the same journey.

To find out more about the Memory Cafe or for Volunteer Opportunities Call Connie Roberts 920-412-9960 or

*All programmed activities are designed to be comforting, yet stimulating, for persons with dementia.

Visit the Brown County Memory Cafe on Facebook!\BrownCountyMemoryCafe

Monthly Memory Cafe Locations

ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Center)
300 S. Adams St., Green Bay
Date: 3rd Wednesday
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Denmark Memory Cafe
Denmark Senior Center

141 Highridge Ave., Denmark
Date: 4th Thursday
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Green Bay Botanical Gardens
2600 Larsen Rd., Green Bay
Date: 2nd Tuesday
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

De Pere Memory Cafe
Kress Family Library

333 N. Broadway, De Pere
Date: 4th Thursday
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Suamico Memory Cafe
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

2809 Flintville Rd., Suamico
Date: 1st Wednesday
Time: 10:00 am - Noon

Download the April 2019 Memory Cafe Combined Calendar of Events for a complete list of activities at each location.

Visit to find Memory Cafes outside of Brown County. Search by state & city.

The Brown County Memory Cafe is organized and sponsored by the Brown County Dementia Coalition. Learn more about this coalition's goals & presence in the community on the ADRC webpage on the Brown County Dementia Coalition.

ADRC Brain Check-Up

The ADRC offers free and confidential brain check-ups to anyone looking to check on their memory and cognition.

The check-ups only take about 10 minutes to complete, and can be done at the ADRC of Brown County or in your home. The check-up consists of three exercises designed to help detect possible cognitive changes. Results can be sent to your doctor with your permission. If you need assistance talking to your family about any possible concerns, ADRC staff are more than happy to help you figure out how to start the conversation.

Early detection is key when it comes to dementia, as symptoms can start 10-20 years before you are diagnosed! Start by having a check-up before you even think you have a problem with your memory. This will allow you to develop a baseline that can be used as a gauge every year afterwards.

How do you get a check-up? Brain Check-ups can be done at the ADRC or in your home. Stop by the ADRC during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am—4:30 pm), or call to make an appointment (920) 448-4300. If you are already working with one of our staff or the Dementia Care Specialist, ask to have a check-up completed at your next appointment!

ADRC Memory Health Events

Please check back for future memory health events! To put your name on a waitlist to be contacted when an event is planned, please call ADRC at 920-448-4300.

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  • AT Home with Dementia
    Find the adaptive medical equipment you or your loved one with dementia need. Trained experts can do home assessments at no cost to you, commonly suggesting low-cost options to make living in your own home safer. Program provided by a combined grant partnership with the ADRC of Brown County, Curative Connections, and Options for Independent Living.

  • Brown County Memory Cafe Flyer
    All the information you need to know about the montly Brown County Memory Cafe, a fun & comfortable environment for those with early stage memory loss and their loved ones.

  • ADRC Brain Check-Up
    Discover how a FREE, simple, ten-minute brain check-up can help you stay on top of your brain health. Given by trained staff at the ADRC, these check-ups can be done in the office or in your own home.

  • Alzheimer's & Related Dementia Support Groups in Brown County
    A listing of caregiver support groups affiliated with the Alzheimer's Association in Brown County.

  • Wisconsin Silver Alert Program
    Sign-up today to start receiving email, cell phone text, or fax alerts through the Silver Alert program in Wisconsin. The program assists in finding missing adults with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or other permanent cognitive impairments. (Certain criteria required in order for a Silver Alert to be enacted by law enforcement).

  • Dealing with Dementia
    Watch a series of short videos from Wisconsin Eye to see how dementia has an impact on residents in the state of Wisconsin.
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