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Living Well for Better Health

5/31/2023 - 7/5/2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Derek Bowen
  Phone
  Melissa Emmons
  melissa.emmons@mainegeneral.org
  (207) 626-7350
  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 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 each week by phone. 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.




EnhanceFitness

6/5/2023 - 7/3/2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Online

 $32 monthly membership
  All the Difference, LLC
  Erin Coltvet, Monica Hawk
  Online
  Monica Lizotte
  mlizotte@spectrumgenerations.org
  (207) 620-1642
  English


EnhanceFitness is a low-cost, evidence-based group exercise program that helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independent lives. A full hour of fun, EnhanceFitness focuses on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility - everything older adults need to maintain health and function as they age.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

6/7/2023 - 7/12/2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Derek Bowen
  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. 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.




Building Better Caregivers

6/15/2023 - 7/20/2023
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM


In Person

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

If caregiving services are needed for your care partner, please notify your program leader.




HealthMatters™

6/21/2023 - 2/28/2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Online | In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Hawk
  309 Wilton Road, Farmington, ME 04938
  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.




A Matter of Balance

6/21/2023 - 8/9/2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


In Person

 $0
  SeniorsPlus
  Jessica Riseman, Meagan Gosselin
  284 Main St., Suite 100, Wilton, ME 04294
  Brittany Hanson
  bhanson@seniorsplus.org
  (207) 440-2360
  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.




HealthMatters™

6/23/2023 - 3/1/2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Online | In Person

 $0
  Spectrum Generations
  Monica Hawk
  309 Wilton Road, Farmington, ME 04938
  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.




Tai Chi for Health and Balance

6/27/2023 - 9/5/2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Online

 $20
  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.




Living Well with Diabetes

7/6/2023 - 8/10/2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Derek Bowen
  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. Class participants will participate in a small group discussion by phone. 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.




Living Well with Chronic Pain

7/12/2023 - 8/16/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Phone

 $0
  MaineGeneral Medical Center
  Melissa Emmons
  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 weekly. 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.


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