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Living Well with Diabetes

6/4/2024 - 7/9/2024
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Emily Michaud
  Phone
  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. Class materials will be mailed to participants in advance of the class. Participants will participate in a small group discussion by phone once a week for 6 weeks. The class leader will call participants 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class to confirm registration. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Emmons at 626-7350.
We are sorry, but this class is currently full. Please contact Melissa Emmons at melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org or (207) 626-7350 to get on the waiting list. You may also choose to select a different class.


American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED Certification

6/10/2024 - 6/10/2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


In Person

 $60
  Spectrum Generations
  Jen Paquet
  22 Town Farm Road, Hallowell, ME 04347
  Jen Paquet
  jpaquet@healthylivingforme.org
  (207) 620-1657
  English


Be prepared to act when emergencies arise! Whether you need First Aid, CPR, and AED training that satisfies OSHA, workplace, or other regulatory requirements, or you just want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, the American Red Cross is your "go-to" source of emergency and safety training for more than a century. Sign up today to get certified in First Aid, CPR and AED.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

6/12/2024 - 7/17/2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Emily Michaud
  Phone
  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. Class materials will be mailed to participants in advance of the class. Participants will participate in a small group discussion by phone once a week for 6 weeks. The class leader will call participants 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class to confirm registration. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Emmons at 626-7350.
We are sorry, but this class is currently full. Please contact Melissa Emmons at melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org or (207) 626-7350 to get on the waiting list. You may also choose to select a different class.


Dealing with Dementia

6/12/2024 - 6/12/2024
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.




Living Well with Diabetes

6/17/2024 - 7/22/2024
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Melissa Emmons, Gina Holleran
  35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta, ME 04330
  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 leader will call participants 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class to confirm registration. If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator, Melissa Emmons at 626-7350.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

6/20/2024 - 8/1/2024
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Melissa Emmons, Emily Michaud
  126 North Street, Waterville, ME 04901
  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. Please note there is no class on Thursday, July 4. The class leader will call participants 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class to confirm registration. If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator, Melissa Emmons at 626-7350.




Tai Chi for Health and Balance

6/25/2024 - 8/15/2024
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Hawk
  22 Town Farm Road, Hallowell, ME 04347
  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.

Space is limited please call to register if you would like to attend.
We are sorry, but this class is currently full. Please contact Monica Hawk at mhawk@spectrumgenerations.org or (207) 620-1642 to get on the waiting list. You may also choose to select a different class.


Tai Chi for Health and Balance

7/9/2024 - 8/28/2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


In Person

 $20 Suggested donation
  SeniorsPlus
  Jessica Riseman
  284 Main St., Suite 100, Wilton, ME 04294
  Jessica Riseman
  jriseman@seniorsplus.org
  (207) 795-4010
  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.




Tai Chi for Health and Balance

7/16/2024 - 9/12/2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Hawk
  1203 West Road, Belgrade, ME 04917
  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.

Two Days are built in for poor weather conditions.




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.


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