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Living Well for Better Health

March 19, 2019 - April 23, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Caribou Wellness Center

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leaders: Bethany Zell, Elizabeth Singer

Contact Name: Bethany Zell
Contact Email: bzell@carymed.org
Contact Phone: 2074981361

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

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A Matter of Balance

March 19, 2019 - April 11, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: Free
Class Leader: Jen Paquet

Contact Name: Jen Paquet
Contact Phone: (207) 620-1642

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, March 21, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, April 4, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

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Savvy Caregiver

March 19, 2019 - April 23, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leader: Jane O'Rourke

Contact Name: Kathleen Keene
Contact Phone: (207) 621-7646

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Savvy Caregiver Workshop is a six session training series for informal caregivers. For most family caregivers, caregiving itself is a new role, one for which training is needed, just as a person would receive training for any new job. The Savvy Caregiver Program helps caregivers better understand the changes their loved ones are experiencing, and how to best provide individualized care for their care recipients throughout the progression of Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Notes:
Preregistration is required for this program. The class will meet on Lower Level 1.

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Living Well for Better Health

March 20, 2019 - April 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leaders: Tina DeRaps, Emily Kovalesky

Contact Name: Jen Paquet
Contact Phone: (207) 620-1642

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Notes:
Free class

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Living Well for Better Health

March 20, 2019 - April 24, 2019
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Madison Area Health Center

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leaders: Juanita Bean, Liza Russell

Contact Name: Jen Paquet
Contact Phone: (207) 620-1642

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

Notes:
This program is being offered by Health Reach Community Health Center of Madison and is open to the public.

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Living Well with Chronic Pain

March 28, 2019 - May 16, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Lewiston Adult Education

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leaders: Maija Dyke, Kerry Faria

Contact Name: Maija Dyke
Contact Email: mdyke@seniorsplus.org
Contact Phone: 207-513-3744

Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, April 25, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

This class is designed for people who have a diagnosis of chronic pain, offering strategies for dealing with their symptoms. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, pacing activity and rest, and how to evaluate new treatments.

Notes:
No class April 11 or 18.

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Living Well for Better Health

March 29, 2019 - May 03, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leaders: Tina DeRaps, Ashley Cleary

Contact Name: Jen Paquet
Contact Phone: (207) 620-1642

Friday, March 29, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday, April 5, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday, April 12, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday, April 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday, April 26, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday, May 3, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Notes:
This program is being offered by Health Reach Community Health Center of Sheepscot Valley and is open to the public.

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Living Well for Better Health

March 29, 2019 - May 03, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

UMPI Campus Center - Room 118

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leaders: Royal Goheen, Terry Sandusky

Contact Name: Terry Sandusky
Contact Phone: 207-764-4916

Friday, March 29, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, April 5, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, April 12, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, April 19, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, April 26, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, May 3, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Notes:
This class is offered through Seniors Acquiring Greater Education (SAGE), open to individuals 50 and over. This program is being offered in collaboration with the Aroostook Agency on Aging.

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Living Well with Diabetes

April 08, 2019 - May 13, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cost: Free of Charge
Class Leader: Amy Bennett

Contact Name: Amy Bennett
Contact Phone: 207 406 3974

Monday, April 8, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, April 15, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, April 22, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, May 6, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

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Tai Chi for Health and Balance

April 22, 2019 - June 12, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SeniorsPlus - Harper Conference Center, Ripley Medical Building

Cost: $40
Class Leader: Beth-Ellen McNamara

Contact Name: Maija Dyke
Contact Email: mdyke@seniorsplus.org
Contact Phone: 207-513-3744

Monday, April 22, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, April 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, May 6, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, May 13, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, May 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, May 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, June 3, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, June 10, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

Notes:
This class is being held in partnership with the Physical Therapy Department at Stephen's Memorial Hospital. Class will not be held on 5/16/19 as the room is unavailable that day. A make up class will be scheduled after 6/12/19.

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