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Building Better Caregivers

7/17/2024 - 8/28/2024
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Online

 $0
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Ruth White, Greg Moody
  Online
  Ruth White
  ruth.white@aroostookaging.org
  (207) 764-3396
  English


This program was designed for family caregivers of people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia, and/or any other condition that affects memory. Topics include: caregiver stress, dealing with difficult care partner behavior, finding help, making decisions about treatment, housing, etc., communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, dealing with caregiver and care partner difficult emotions, planning for future needs, and legal issues related to caregiving. Program participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.




Building Better Caregivers

7/26/2024 - 8/30/2024
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM


In Person

 $0
  SeniorsPlus
  Valerie Cole, Janice Sabin
  9 Marston Street, Norway, ME 04268
  Jessica Riseman
  edcenter@seniorsplus.org
  (207) 795-4010
  English


This program was designed for family caregivers of people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia, and/or any other condition that affects memory. Topics include: caregiver stress, dealing with difficult care partner behavior, finding help, making decisions about treatment, housing, etc., communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, dealing with caregiver and care partner difficult emotions, planning for future needs, and legal issues related to caregiving. Program participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.




A Matter of Balance

7/26/2024 - 9/13/2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


In Person

 $20 Suggested Donation
  Spectrum Generations
  Jen Paquet, Monica Hawk, Jennifer Parent
  2 N Rd, Mount Vernon, ME 04352
  Monica Hawk
  mhawk@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  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.




Bingocize®

7/29/2024 - 10/7/2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


In Person

 $0
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Judy Anderson, Denise Condon
  260 Main Street, Suite B, Presque Isle, ME 04769
  Denise Condon
  denisemcondon@gmail.com
  (207) 551-7353
  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.




Dealing with Dementia

7/31/2024 - 7/31/2024
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Rita Fraser
  4 Clement Way, Belgrade, ME 04917
  Rita Fraser
  rfraser@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1678
  English


People living with dementia need answers, and so do their caregivers. Dealing with Dementia was created to provide answers needed throughout the caregiving journey. Workshop topics include insights and guidance shared by caregivers; basic information on how dementia affects the brain and the four most prevalent types of dementia; best practices in creating a dementia friendly home and lifestyle; problem solving technique and strategies to manage behaviors such as agitation, refusing to eat or bathe, and depression; healthy stress management, mood management, sharing the caring, and the diverse type of services available to caregivers.

All attendees must be registered prior to class in order to attend




Building Better Caregivers

8/1/2024 - 9/5/2024
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM


In Person

 $20 Suggested Donation
  Spectrum Generations
  Jen Paquet, Melissa Emmons, Monica Hawk
  35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta, ME 04330
  Monica Hawk
  mhawk@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  English


This program was designed for family caregivers of people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia, and/or any other condition that affects memory. Topics include: caregiver stress, dealing with difficult care partner behavior, finding help, making decisions about treatment, housing, etc., communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, dealing with caregiver and care partner difficult emotions, planning for future needs, and legal issues related to caregiving. Program participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.




HealthMatters™ Program

8/5/2024 - 12/18/2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Hawk
  290 State Street, Augusta, ME 04330
  Monica Hawk
  mhawk@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  English


This program was designed to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live a healthy lifestyle. Through exercise, nutrition and health education activities, this workshop can help participants become stronger and healthier, improve self-advocacy skills and confidence, and connect with peers. Through this engaging, hands on curriculum, participants will gain the knowledge, motivation, and skills needed to create healthy habits that last a lifetime.

This workshop is open to members of the Creative Work Systems Community.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

9/9/2024 - 10/14/2024
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Gina Holleran, Emily Michaud
  35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta, ME 04330
  Melissa Emmons
  melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org
  (207) 626-7350
  English


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.

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.




Tai Chi for Health and Balance

9/9/2024 - 10/30/2024
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


In Person

 $45
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Linda Poirier
  126 North Street, Waterville, ME 04901
  Melissa Emmons
  melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org
  (207) 626-7350
  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.

This class is created in partnership with MaineGeneral's Peter Alfond Prevention & Healthy Living Center. The class meets twice a week for 8 weeks (16 sessions). We ask that payment be made upon registration and in advance of the class. Please go to Mainegeneral's registration page to register and provide payment: https://www.mainegeneral.org/classes-events/search-results/?TermId=a8baa79d-9685-ea11-a82a-000d3a611ea2 If you have any questions about the class, please call the program coordinator, Melissa Emmons, at 626-7350.




Tai Chi for Health and Balance

9/10/2024 - 11/14/2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Online

 20 suggested donation
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Hawk
  Online
  Monica Hawk
  mhawk@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  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.

This will be a virtual Tai Chi workshop. Please be prepared to have your entire body present on screen, have a clear space to move, and have an armless chair to ensure safety. This program is part of Dr. Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis Program using the Step Wise Method and is great for those interested in Tai Chi and who may have never taken Tai Chi before.


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