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Community Experts Speak on a variety of topics.

Most classes registration is available on line, click ADRC register on-line.
If you do not see a class you are interested in, call ADRC (920) 448-4300.

Check out these upcoming classes:

Time is Critical
When a Stroke Occurs

Tues, Aug 20, 2019
5 - 6 p.m.
Please join us to learn about the basics of strokes:
· Signs and symptoms of a stroke
· How to prevent a stroke
· What to do next if you were to have a stroke

Space is limited. Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 to register.

Presented by:

Aboudi Mounir, M.D. Candidate at MCW, interested in
Internal Medicine

Tim Guthrie, M.D. Candidate at MCW, interested in
Internal Medicine

Time is Critical is part of a research project, “Brain is Time,” through the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Participation is free. Those willing to participate in a research project conducted by the MCW students will be asked to fill out a brief survey before and after the presentation.
Participation in this survey is entirely voluntary.
You can choose not to participate in the survey and still take part in the presentation.
These confidential surveys take about 10 minutes to complete.

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for Me?

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
10 - 11 a.m.

Learn about this special type of home loan. NeighborWorks Green Bay Housing counselor, Jeff Van Rens, will provide an overview of:
· Who qualifies for a Reverse Mortgage?
· How does it work?
· What are the terms and conditions?
· What are my other options?

Space is limited. Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 to register.

Downsize & Repurpose your Memories

Thursday, August 15, 2019
2 - 3 p.m.

Do you often ponder what to do with all the treasure boxes of memorabilia or family heirlooms? While they are treasures and keep us connected to our past, they can also take up a lot of space. Learn a variety of options and ideas to downsize, yet preserve, your treasured memories. Even get some practical and functional ideas.

Space is limited. Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 to register.
Flip the Script on Aging
A Community Conversation and Strategies for Better Health, Wellness and Longevity

Watch this fun and informative hour long presentation at this Flip the Script Link
Aging... we are all doing it!
How we think about growing older has a major impact on our health and wellness as we age. ADRC of Brown County and the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging are offering this Flip the Script on Aging video to help you think differently about your ability to manage your health and live a longer, more active life.

It's worth an hour of your time. The video is fun and informative!
Learn about factors that influence wellness, including:
  • Ageism - how negative perceptions impact longevity.
  • How loneliness and social isolation affect wellness.
  • The role we play in our own health.
Presented by: Betsy Abrahamson, Executive Director, WIHA


  • Stay Healthy, Stay Active
    Discover how you can improve your health & vitality with the prevention programs at ADRC!

  • Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging
    Website that provides information for the public and service providers about evidenced based prevention programs and research. Link to statewide class offerings for Stepping On and Living Well with Chronic Conditions.


  • CDC National Diabetes Education Program
    Website: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has lots of information and tutorials on all things diabetes. If you are living with diabetes or have a lonved one with the disease, use these resources to make healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Diabetes Etiquette
    Be your own advocate! Share this tool with people who DO NOT have diabetes so they can understand what you or your loved one is experiencing with diabetes.


  • Board Certified Geriatric Medical Providers
    Information about and list of Board Certified Geriatric Medical Providers, Dementia Diagnostic Clinics and Neuropsychology in Brown County Wisconsin.

  • Immunization Clinic Schedule for Brown Co Health Dept
    Website with Immunization Clinic Schedule of the Brown County Health Department. Includes locations, time, days of the week clinics are held and a listing of available vaccines.

  • Vaccine Immunization Information for Brown County WI Residents
    Brown County Wisconsin Health Department webpage with Vaccine and Immunization information.

  • Vaccine Information National Site
    Website: Loaded with information about vaccines for children and adults. Which vaccines are recommended for whom and when. How they work, safety, why they are important. What vaccines you need before traveling, and much more.

  • Choose MyPlate
    MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image- a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate, in your cup, or in your bowl with this USDA website.

  • Staying Healthy My Medicare
    Website: Listing of Health screenings and preventive services that Medicare pays for. What care costs are covered for persons with Alzheimer's, cancer, or diabetes. Information about the Living Well Workshops that are offered right here in Brown County WI. Scroll up on this page (Prevention Page) for information about upcoming classes.

  • Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?
    Website: Learn when and how to trust online health information from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).


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