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Better Health Now with Pain

12/9/2022 - 1/13/2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Phone

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


Better Health with Pain is a free mail order toolkit for those who experience long-term pain and/or their caregivers. Some of the topics include pacing & planning, medication management, and the Moving Easy Program, among many others. 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 Chronic Pain 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.




Living Well for Better Health

1/3/2023 - 2/7/2023
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM


In Person

 $0
  Aroostook Agency on Aging
  Terry Sandusky, Dianna Leighton
  24 Chapman Rd., Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME 04769
  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.




Better Health Now!

1/3/2023 - 2/7/2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Phone

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


Better Health Now is Healthy Living for ME's Chronic Disease Self-Management workshop presented via a mail order toolkit. After a participant is registered, they are mailed an inclusive and complete toolkit consisting of the Better Health Now! workshop materials. Participants work with a workshop leader via telephone or ZOOM at predetermined times. This process allows the participant all of the educational benefits of the Living Well for Better Health 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.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

1/9/2023 - 2/13/2023
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM


Phone

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Lizotte
  Phone
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  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.




A Matter of Balance

1/9/2023 - 2/6/2023
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Lizotte, Rachael Jason
  22 Town Farm Road, Hallowell, ME 04347
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@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.

Class will not be held on 1/16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day and there are additional days held for potential snow days.




Better Health Now with Pain

1/9/2023 - 2/13/2023
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Phone

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


Better Health with Pain is a free mail order toolkit for those who experience long-term pain and/or their caregivers. Some of the topics include pacing & planning, medication management, and the Moving Easy Program, among many others. 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 Chronic Pain 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.




A Matter of Balance

1/10/2023 - 2/2/2023
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


In Person

 $0
  SeniorsPlus
  Dana Morrell, June Turcotte
  48 Pettengill Park, Auburn, ME 04210
  Jessica Riseman
  jriseman@seniorsplus.org
  (207) 440-2304
  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.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

1/10/2023 - 2/14/2023
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Melissa Emmons, Monica Lizotte
  20 Willow Street, Augusta, ME 04330
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  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 workshop is open to residents of the Kennebec Plaza, and is provided by Spectrum Generations, a Healthy Living for ME partner.




Building Better Caregivers

1/11/2023 - 2/15/2023
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Jennifer Fortin, Monica Lizotte
  35 Republic Avenue , Topsham, ME 04086
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@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.

This workshop is provided by Spectrum Generations, a Healthy Living for ME partner.




Better Health Now with Diabetes

1/11/2023 - 2/15/2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Melissa Emmons
  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.


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