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Facilitate Life Changes: Lead Evidence Based Groups for Adults for Better Health (Merrill)

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Aging & Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested
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Due to COVID19, many programs are offered virtually. Face to face programming will potentially be offered with physical distancing, face coverings and other ways to reduce risk. Training is either done virtually or if face to face it will include proper precautions.


Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin plans and coordinates various evidence based sessions for adults. The evidence based classes are through the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging: www.wihealthyaging.org
We need volunteers that are willing to lead discussion classes with groups of adults. Classes offered based on volunteer availability. Training is offered through the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging. Contact the ADRC-CW about partnering with us as a volunteer to lead classes.

Classes:

Living Well with Chronic Conditions: build confidence in those managing chronic health conditions. (Class series is 2 1/2 hours class offered 1x week for 6 weeks).

Stepping On: Evidence based to reduce the risk of falling for adults (Class series is 2 hour class offered 1x week for 7 weeks).

Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Focus on the family caregiver. Whether it is helping a spouse or a parent- caregiver burnout is real. This is an evidence based class to teach self care tools for the caregiver (Class series is 2 hour class offered 1x week for 6 weeks).

Healthy Living with Diabetes: Help adults with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes learn skills and manage. (Class series is 2 1/2 hour class offered 1x week for 6 weeks).

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain: NEW! Class to help adults look at chronic pain and options. Classes are 1x week for 6 weeks for 2 1/2 hours.

Contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin to learn more 715-536-0311 or visit www.adrc-cw.org

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About Aging & Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin

Location:

607 N Sales St Ste 206, Merrill, WI 54452, US

Mission Statement

Mission: The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin promotes choice and independence through personalized education, advocacy, and access to services that prevent, delay, and lessen the impacts of aging and disabilities in the lives of adults.

Description

ADRC-CW promotes choice and independence through information, personalized options counseling, advocacy, and access to services which prevent, delay, and lesson the impacts of aging and disabilities. We serve adults age 60 years and older and individuals age 17 years 6 months or older with physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, mental health concerns, substance abuse issues, as well as their families, caregivers, and friends. Our service area includes Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, and Wood Counties and we have offices in Antigo, Marshfield, Merrill, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids.

Antigo

1225 Langlade Rd

Antigo WI 54409

715-627-6232

Marshfield

300 S Peach Ave Ste 1

Marshfield WI 54449

715-384-8479

Merrill

607 N Sales St Ste 206

Merrill WI 54452

715-536-0311

Wisconsin Rapids

220 3rd Ave Ste 1

Wisconsin Rapids WI 54495

715-421-0014

Wausau

2600 Stewart Ave Ste 25

Wausau WI 54401

715-261-6070

All offices toll free: 888-486-9545

Community
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

607 N Sales St Ste 206Merrill, WI 54452

(45.18497,-89.67278)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Organization
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Willing to teach 1 class series (2-3 hours a week for 6 weeks) at least one time a year. Volunteers will be asked to teach classes in their local community.
  • Training is offered periodically throughout the year. Travel for initial training possible.

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