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Bingocize®

1/16/2023 - 3/23/2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


In Person

 $0
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Jane Pinette
  19 Marshall Avenue, Caribou, ME 04736
  Callie Rogers
  callie.rogers@aroostookaging.org
  (207) 764-3396
  English


Bingocize combines a bingo-like game with exercise and health education. The program has been shown to increase older adults' functional fitness, health knowledge, and social engagement.




Bingocize®

1/17/2023 - 3/23/2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Online

 $0
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Callie Rogers
  Online
  Callie Rogers
  callie.rogers@aroostookaging.org
  (207) 764-3396
  English


Bingocize combines a bingo-like game with exercise and health education. The program has been shown to increase older adults' functional fitness, health knowledge, and social engagement.




Living Well for Better Health

1/18/2023 - 2/22/2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Online

 $0
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Dianna Leighton, Callie Rogers
  Online
  Callie Rogers
  callie.rogers@aroostookaging.org
  (207) 764-3396
  English


This program is designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, and how to evaluate new treatments.




Living Well with Diabetes

1/25/2023 - 3/1/2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM


In Person

 $0
  Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital
  Hanna Bouchard, Melissa Sanborn
  167 Leighton St, Pittsfield, ME 04967
  Melissa Sanborn
  msanborn@northernlight.org
  (207) 487-6411
  English


Living Well with Diabetes is designed to help people with type 2 diabetes learn how to live well. Topics include: techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression, anger, fear and frustration; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; healthy eating, appropriate use of medication; and working with healthcare providers.




Tai Chi for Health and Balance

2/14/2023 - 4/20/2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


In Person

 $20
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Terry Sandusky, Joy Barresi-Saucier
  260 Main Street, Suite B, Presque Isle, ME 04769
  Callie Rogers
  callie.rogers@aroostookaging.org
  (207) 764-3396
  English


Tai Chi is an enjoyable exercise that can improve balance, relieve pain, and improve health and ability to do things. It is a slow exercise. It is easy to learn and good for all ability levels. The essential principles of Tai Chi include mind and body integration, fluid movements, controlled breathing and mental concentration. Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of mind and body. It helps people to relax and feel better.




A Matter of Balance

2/20/2023 - 3/15/2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


In Person

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Melissa Emmons, Rachael Jason
  126 North Street, Waterville, ME 04901
  Melissa Emmons
  melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org
  (207) 626-7350
  English


A Matter of Balance emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.

This class is created in partnership with MaineGeneral's Peter Alfond Prevention & Healthy Living Center. A class leader will call everyone who has registered 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class to confirm registration. If you have any questions about the class, please contact the program coordinator, Melissa Emmons at 626-7350.




Living Well for Better Health

2/23/2023 - 3/30/2023
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Online

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Callie Rogers, Monica Lizotte, Rachael Jason
  Online
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  English


This program is designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, and how to evaluate new treatments.




Living Well for Better Health

2/28/2023 - 4/4/2023
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Lizotte, Rachael Jason
  640 Ocean Avenue , Portland, ME 04103
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  English


This program is designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, and how to evaluate new treatments.

This workshop is open to residents only, and is provided by Spectrum Generations, a Healthy Living for ME partner. There are 2 snow dates scheduled in.




Living Well with Diabetes

3/2/2023 - 4/6/2023
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Dana Winslow
  126 North Street, Waterville, ME 04901
  Melissa Emmons
  melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org
  (207) 626-7350
  English


Living Well with Diabetes is designed to help people with type 2 diabetes learn how to live well. Topics include: techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression, anger, fear and frustration; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; healthy eating, appropriate use of medication; and working with healthcare providers.

This class is created in partnership with MaineGeneral's Peter Alfond Prevention & Healthy Living Center. The class meets weekly for 6 weeks. The class leader will call participants 1-2 weeks before the class starts to confirm registration. If you have any questions about the class, please call the program coordinator, Melissa Emmons, at 626-7350.




Better Health Now with Diabetes

3/8/2023 - 4/12/2023
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Vicki Foster
  Phone
  Melissa Emmons
  melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org
  (207) 626-7350
  English


Better Health with Diabetes is a free mail order toolkit for those who have or are at risk of diabetes and/or their caregivers. Participants must pre-register to receive their toolkit workshop materials and work with a certified leader via telephone or ZOOM at predetermined times either by yourself or in small groups. This process allows the participant all of the educational benefits of the Living Well with Diabetes workshop and equips them with tools to effectively manage their ongoing condition(s), all while maintaining social distancing from their home.

This class is created in partnership with MaineGeneral's Peter Alfond Prevention & Healthy Living Center. Class materials will be mailed to participants in advance of the class. The class meets weekly for 6 weeks. Each week registrants will participate in a small group discussion by phone. The class leader will call participants 2 weeks before the class starts to confirm registration. If you have any questions about the class, please call the program coordinator, Melissa Emmons, at 626-7350.