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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.

Click for more info about upcoming classes:

Work-Out for Your Brain2

Body Mechanics: Help Your Shoulder Feel Better and Move Better

Devices and Methods to Ease the Way

Life Changes: Making Decisions about Moving or Staying in Your Home

Rent Smart




Work-Out for Your Brain2

Learn ways to stay mentally sharp. Test and train your brain. Explore brain games.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
ADRC, 300 S. Adams Street, Green Bay

Thursday, March 12, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Woodfield Village, 440 Howard Blvd, Green Bay
Call 920-360-1460 (Regina) to register




Struggle No More: Make Everyday Tasks Easier
The following workshops are designed to reduce pain and make you stronger.
Call the ADRC 920-448-4300 to Register
Workshops at the ADRC, 300 S. Adams Street, Green Bay

Body Mechanics: Help Your Shoulder Feel & Move Better
Mondays, March 18 - April 8
10:30 - 11:30 am

Shoulder discomfort? Pain or Tightness?
This 4-week class will help you learn:
  • Shoulder mechanics and impact on function
  • Common shoulder problems, including rotator cuff injury
  • Demonstration and practice strengthening and stretching exercises
  • How to keep daily activities shoulder friendly
Devices & Methods to Help you Ease the Way
Thursday, March 28
9:30 - 10:30 am

Explore different types of equipment and adaptive aids,
how to use them and how they can help make everyday tasks easier. This class helps individuals and caregivers alike.
  • Avoid bending and reaching
  • Make dressing and undressing easier
  • Make movement in an dout of bed easier
  • Make bathing and showering safer
  • Slide into compression socks with ease
  • Make food prep easier
  • Move safely on snow and ice



Life Changes - Create Home Transitions
Before you Sell:
Monday, March 11
1:30 - 3:00 pm
How to choose a Realtor- If you are looking to buy or sell your home now or in the future you'll get the information you need to know what to look for in a realtor so that you choose the right agent for you.

Fix It or Leave It? - What updates add to your homes value or help it sell? Learn the pro's and con's of making changes to help you decide to remodel your home or sell it or both.

Weigh Your Options
Monday, March 25
1:00 - 2:30 pm
It's never to soon to plan for the future. Learn how ADRC can help you find the care you need, where you want to live. You'll learn about in-home care options, different types of housing, financial help, respite care, and more.




Rent Smart
Thinking of downsizing or selling and moving to an apartment?
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
1:00 - 2:30 pm

Be confident as you explore renting an apartment. Join Paula Hella as she provides you with planning tips for this stage of your life.
  • How much will it cost?
  • Can I afford it?
  • Checking out the rental property and the landlord
  • The application process
  • Who's responsible for maintenance, repairs and care?
  • Communication
  • Rental agreements - moving in, moving on



Aging

  • 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.

Diabetes

  • 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

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

Health

  • 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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