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EVENTS

NOTICE: Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, all in-person events will be canceled until it's determined it is safe and appropriate to have group meetings again. Similarly, the ADRC will not be holding any Medicare presentations until it's determined it is safe and appropriate to do so. If unsure about the status of an event, please reach out to the listed contact person.

Free Programs and Workshops for Healthy Living

At the Aging & Disability Resource Center, we have a variety of events to help answer your questions, provide assistance, and offer opportunities for you, your family, and caregivers to get involved in improving your health and wellness!

For your convenience, we've listed our events under the categories listed directly below.
Feel free to scroll down the page or click on your desired topic to jump down the page directly.

- Miscellaneous Topics
- Health & Wellness
- Medicare & Benefits
- Legal Issues
- Support Groups
- Medication Collection
- Public Meetings


Miscellaneous Topics

‣ AGEISM is Everywhere ... and It's BAD for Everyone's Health A FREE Virtual Presentation (view event poster)

Finding Balance Together is pleased to present Betsy Abramson, JD, a leading expert on healthy aging, as our guest speaker. She is currently the Executive Director for the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging (WIHA). A lifelong Wisconsin resident with both undergrad and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Betsy has over 30 years of experience in Wisconsin's aging network, previously as a public interest elder law attorney.

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online - this is a virtual event (see NOTE below)
NOTE: Preregistration is Required — To receive your link to register and join the conversation, visit www.FindingBalanceTogether.org now.

This presentation is brought to you with the support of Neuroscience Group, Outagamie Caregiver Coalition, Fox Valley RTAC and the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Calumet, Outagamie and Waupaca Counties.


‣ **NEW** — Fall Free Friday Speaker Series
Beginning in October, our new speaker series will begin. These presentations will be virtual (online). Learn more about the upcoming series at our AGEISM presentation on September 22 (see above) – or watch here for updates and more information.


‣ Memory Loss Information Session (view event poster)
Join the panel discussion with memory loss program specialists. Ask questions, gather information, and meet others in the community.

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Online - this is a virtual event (see NOTE below)
NOTE: To join, click (or copy and paste) the following URL and use the Meeting ID/Passcode if needed: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82049876922?pwd=V1U0RWpnQkdUeFMya0wyNTZ4V1kzUT09
Meeting ID: 820 4987 6922
Passcode: 402968

This presentation is brought to you by Fox Valley Memory Project, MOSAIC Family Health, the ADRC of Winnebago County and the ADRC of Calumet, Outagamie and Waupaca Counties.


‣ CarFit: Helping Mature Drivers Find Their Fit
CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them. The CarFit program also provides information and materials on community-specific resources that could enhance their safety as drivers, and/or increase their mobility in the community.

To host an event or for more information, contact Nancy Krueger at nkrueger@vpind.com or (920)740-9572.


Health & Wellness

(For full descriptions, dates and more, please visit the Health & Wellness page.)

  • Strong Women™ Program
  • Living Well with Chronic Conditions
  • Stepping On: Falls Prevention Workshop
  • Walk With Ease: Take Control, One Step at a Time

    For a complete list of programs, call your county or visit their website.

Medicare & Benefits

 Calumet County:

‣ The A B C and D’s of Medicare

 

 

Presented by: Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Elder Benefit Specialist

 

This is an excellent introductory seminar for anyone becoming eligible for Medicare to familiarize themselves with the various benefit programs and available resources.

  

Times, Dates and Locations: To Be Announced


This is a FREE public service but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 


RSVP for any of the sessions with the ADRC

Calumet County Branch 920-849-1451 or 989-2700, ext. 4300

Email ADRC@co.calumet.wi.us
www.yourADRCresource.org

1-866-739-2372 (Toll Free)

 

Outagamie County:

‣ The A B C and D’s of Medicare


Presented by:

  - Outagamie County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
  - Disability and Elder Benefit Specialists
  - Social Security Administration

 

This presentation is open to the public in understanding the parts of Medicare and the options available to Medicare beneficiaries.

 

Times, Dates and Locations: To Be Announced


 

RSVP with the Outagamie County ADRC 920-832-5178 or

Email ADRC@outagamie.org

 

      

 

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Legal Issues

No workshops scheduled at this time. Check back for updated class information.

For a complete list of programs, call your county or visit their website.


Support Groups

‣ Calumet County Family Caregiver Support Group
Meeting Day: Last Thursday of every month
Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm
Where: Calumet County Courthouse, 206 Court St., Chilton
Family Caregiving Support Group Meeting flyer


Medication Collection

•• Medication Collection Sites
Don't flush or throw away unused and unwanted medications!
Bring your unwanted human and pet medications to a medication collection site near you.

For a complete list of programs, call your county or visit their website.


Public Meetings

‣ ADRC Advisory Committee Meetings
The ADRC Advisory Committee meets every other month, and meetings are open to the public.
Location: Goodwill Industries, 1800 Appleton Rd., Menasha (check with receptionist for meeting room location)
Meeting Dates and Times: To Be Announced
Minutes: Coming soon...

For a complete list of programs, call your county or visit their website.