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Community Experts Speak on a variety of topics.

Most classes registration is available on line, click ADRC register on-line.
Look for the Register button under the Activites section
If you do not see a class you are interested in, call ADRC (920) 448-4300.

Check out these upcoming classes:

Eating Organic -
Panel of Experts

Wed, May 22, 2019
3 - 4:30 p.m.

Join this panel of experts to learn about:
  • What it means for farmers to be certified organic
  • Benefits and issues regarding organic vs. local
  • Which kinds of produce and food to buy based on your health priorities
  • How to eat organic with the seasons, as well as how to extend the season and storage of foods
  • How to stretch your budget when purchasing organic
  • See things from a grower’s perspective
  • Get to know your growers as well as a list of certified organic growers in the area
Space is limited. Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 to register.

Presented by:
Amanda Chu, NWTC
Chris Brodhagen, Grounded Cafe / ADRC
Heather Toman, Full Circle Community Farm
Relaxation Skills:
How to Reduce Worry & Anxiety

Wednesdays, May 29 - July 5
9:30 -10:30 am
9 am Checkin & Social Time

Broadway Classics
with Tre Principesse

Dinner & Show

Wednesday, June 5
5 p.m. Dinner ~ 6 p.m. Show
$10 per person

*this show is a combination of the Anastasia Lee Broadway Classics and Tre Principesse. Dinner will be the menu from the original May 23rd date. Cost is $10 per person, not $15 as originally advertised.

Tre Principesse (Three Princesses) is comprised of Billboard charting singers Anastasia Lee and Tatiana Marie along with world class violinist Alicia Michelle. Make sure to check out the trio as they perform some of their hit songs as well as new classics they will be debuting at ADRC!

Menu: BBQ Pulled Pork on a toasted bun
Creamy pasta salad
Snickerdoodle cookie
Coffee / water / iced tea

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

Body Mechanics:
Management and Prevention of Neck Pain, Jaw Pain, & Headaches

Mondays, June 3 - 17, 2019
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Objectives of this class:
  • Neck and jaw anatomy with particular attention to pain generating structures and common causes of symptoms
  • Referred pain patterns causing headaches and pain into the upper extremities
  • “Red flag” signs and symptoms that warrant more immediate medical management
  • Neck stretching and strengthening exercises as well as proper posture
  • Physical therapy treatment options including in depth discussion on trigger point dry needling
Space is limited. Call ADRC (920) 448-4300 to register.

Presented by:
Carinna Coleman, MSPT, CMTPT,
Clinical Director ATI Physical Therapy
Are YOU Ready to be a Homeowner?
Have you been thinking about buying a home?

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
11:00 a.m.

Join us to discuss:
  • The steps to buying a home
  • Supports available to help with the home buying process
  • Is homeownership right for you?
  • What it really costs each month to live in a home
  • Supports available if you have a disability
Our Panel of Experts:
Take this opportunity to ask the experts

Michael Howard - Local Shorewest Realtor
Jenny Chevalier - NeighborWorks of Green Bay
Sue Premo - Options for Independent Living
Anna Zahorik - ADRC Information & Assistance Specialist

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.


  • Exercise Options
    A listing of local exercise options for older adults & adults with disabilities. Includes information about low-cost exercise options.


  • 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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