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Dec. 2021 - Healthy Living for ME Offers Workshops to Help Mainers Focus on Wellness in the New Year

Statewide - This January, Healthy Living for ME is kicking off 2022 with several new workshop sessions. Available statewide, with in-person, virtual, and telephonic options, the workshops address a variety of health needs and are open to adult Mainers of all ages. Read More

Nov. 2021 - Jennifer Fortin

During the holiday season as we spend time with family and friends, the importance of taking care of our health and wellness is often clarified. We want to be as active and healthy as we can to enjoy these moments as fully as we can. And, as we approach the new year, many of us start thinking about making positive changes in our lives and improving our health. Read More

Nov. 2021 - A Message For Mainers During National Diabetes Month

Over 85,000 Mainers are aware they have prediabetes. In 2020, I was one of them. Thankfully, I was able to reverse the course I was on and avoid becoming diabetic. Read More

Nov. 2021 - Healthy Living for ME Recognizes November as National Diabetes Month

Free Workshops for Prevention & Management of Diabetes Available Through Healthy Living for ME Statewide - During National Diabetes Month, Healthy Living for ME is encouraging Mainers to take advantage of the programs and resources they offer to help people prevent and manage the disease. Over 10% of Maine’s population has diabetes and another 8% of Maine’s adults are aware they are pre-diabetic. Nationally, over 30 million people have diabetes. Read More

Sept. 2021 - Healthy Living for ME Invites Mainers to Participate in Upcoming Leader Trainings

(Statewide) - This fall, Healthy Living for ME is offering trainings for future workshop leaders. Any interested Mainer is welcome to join the trainings. Community organizations are also welcome to have their staff or volunteers participate in the trainings. Read More

Sept. 2021 - Katherine Mills

You may have heard of SeniorsPlus in the context of Meals on Wheels or of us being the Area Agency on Aging for Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford Counties, but did you know we offer workshops for adult Mainers of all ages? Through our partnership with Healthy Living for ME, SeniorsPlus offers programming that can help Mainers improve and manage their health. This fall, we have two virtual workshops available at no cost to the participants - Living Well with Chronic Pain and Living Well with Diabetes. Read More

Sept. 2021 - Dianna Leighton

As someone living with a chronic anxiety disorder/C-PTSD, I'm proud to be able to volunteer my time to facilitate Healthy Living for ME (HL4ME) online workshops. These are transformative programs that make a big difference in the quality of life and health outcomes of Mainers across the state. Read More

Sept. 2021 - Healthy Living for ME Recognizes September as Pain Awareness Month

Healthy Living for ME is a Resource for Mainers Dealing with Persistent Pain & Related Conditions Statewide – Since 2001, the impact of pain on the nation’s wellness has been marked by Pain Awareness Month each September. According to a 2019 study by the CDC, one-fifth of American adults live with chronic pain. It also found that the percentage of adults with chronic pain and high-impact chronic pain increased as place of residence became more rural. Additionally, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that about 10% of people using an opioid for chronic pain develop an opioid use disorder. Read More

Sept. 2021 - Central Aroostook Association Partners with Healthy Living for ME as Community Provider

(Aroostook County) - Healthy Living for ME is pleased to welcome Central Aroostook Association as a new community provider within the organization. Read More

Sept. 2021 - Franklin County Adult Education Partners with Healthy Living for ME as a Community Provider

(Franklin County) - Healthy Living for ME is pleased to welcome Franklin County Adult Education as a new community provider within the organization. As a community provider, Franklin County Adult Education partners with Healthy Living for ME to bring workshops to the local community to help Mainers improve their health and wellness. Beginning this fall, Franklin County Adult Education will be offering the Tai Chi for Health & Balance workshop. Read More
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