Brown County

Dementia Friendly Coalition


People living with dementia have hope, are valued, and belong.

virtual support

educational opportunities

for the person with dementia

for the caregiver

Forget Me Not Fund

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dementia Friendly Community Coalition is to raise awareness, develop cooperative partnerships, educate, and engage all to create a dementia friendly community that enhances quality of life. By transforming the community, we promote inclusion, reduce stigma, and instill hope.

This coalition is made of passionate individuals from many different business sectors and parts of the community. It includes representatives from ADRC, Green Bay Police Department, hospitals, assisted livings, supportive care agencies, Brown County Parks, and many more!

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Special Events

ADRC has the programs you are looking for to take control of your health and life. We have classes available for participation in person and/or online – from the comfort of your home! Register online or by calling us at (920) 448-4300 or by visiting

Forget Me Not Fund
Forget Me Not Fund
Forget Me Not Fund
Forget Me Not Fund

Lunch Bunch

1st Monday of the Month

Join the Lunch Bunch to build community and ignite conversation as you connect with others. Staying active and social is key to maintaining your emotional and physical health.

Meeting places:

  • Jan 9 – Grounded Cafe (ADRC)
  • Feb 6 – Pizza Ranch (East)
  • Mar 6 – Village Grille
  • Apr 3 – Bay Motel
  • May 1 – Drift Inn
  • Jun 5 – Happy Joes
  • Jul 3 – Rite Place
  • Aug 7 – Perkins (East)
  • Sep 11 – Nicolet (De Pere)
  • Oct 2 – Julies (Velp)
  • Nov 6 – Gallagher’s (W Mason)
  • Dec 4 – Stadium View

To register, click HERE.

Book Club

3rd Monday of the Month
In Person at ADRC

Books are available at the front desk for sign out.

Book List:

  • Jan 16 – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  • Feb 20 – Breaking Night by Liz Murray
  • Mar 20 – The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
  • Apr 17 – Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • May 15 – 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne
  • Jun 19 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandell
  • Jul 17 – The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • Aug 21 – The Rosie Project by Graeme C Simsion
  • Sep 18 – An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Oct 16 – The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
  • Nov 20 – The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
  • Dec 18 – Beartown by Fredrik Backman

To register click HERE.

For the Person with Dementia

Forget Me Not Fund
Forget Me Not Fund

Caregiver Support Groups (ongoing)

Mug Club for Family Caregivers
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:00-7:30pm. Join online or by phone.

Create connections, learn together, share conversations, and offer care and support.
Call or email Teri Bradford (920) 448-4320 or if you are interested.

Sponsored by the Brown County Caregiver Coalition.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshops

Now available online!

Take care of yourself. Get a recharge and learn tools to help you focus on taking care of yourself so you can be the caregiver you want to be. There’s even a class to address the unique needs of caregivers of adult children with special needs. The workshop meets for 2 hrs a week for 6 weeks. An optional 7th week is available to cover how ADRC can help you navigate your caregiver journey.

Learn to:

  • Reduce stress
  • Improve communication
  • Set goals
  • Cope with anger, guilt, and depression

$30 covers all materials (scholarships available)

*To participate you need access to the internet and computer or tablet. 
Equipment may be available to borrow, call to inquire.
WebEx instruction is available, one-on-one to walk you through it so you are comfortable participating.

Call to register (920) 448-4300


Upcoming Classes

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Check back for more dates

Have an event you want featured?

Do you or your organization have virtual events or support for people with dementia and their caregivers? We want to share it in our weekly newsletter during this COVID-19 pandemic!

Staying connected and supported will help us get through this together!

Email your virtual event or support information to

Thank you for your hard work and dedication to people with dementia and their caregivers during this challenging time!