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Living Well for Better Health
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Living Well for Better Health

Free

with Melissa Emmons & Rebecca Lambert

It can be challenging to know where to start when it comes to becoming a healthier you! Living Well for Better Health can help you take charge of your chronic conditions by guiding you through topics like physical movement, healthy eating, communication skills, working with your health care provider and more.

Date: Monday, April 6-May 11; 1-3:30 p.m. (6 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Cooking Matters for Parents
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Cooking Matters for Parents

Free

with Debbie Barnett & Megan Haynes, RD

Feeding your family healthy meals when money is tight is a challenge, but we have tips and resources that can help! Cooking Matters for Parents is a six-session, hands-on cooking class that is FREE and full of great information. Class members leave each week with a bag of groceries to make the recipes they learned in class at home. Please call 872-4102 to register.

Date: Monday, April 13-May 18; 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (6 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Living Well for Better Health
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Living Well for Better Health

Free

with Melissa Emmons & Sumaira Imam

It can be challenging to know where to start when it comes to becoming a healthier you! Living Well for Better Health can help you take charge of your chronic conditions by guiding you through topics like physical movement, healthy eating, communication skills, working with your health care provider and more.

Date: Thursday, April 16-May 21; 9:30 a.m.-noon (6 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

A Matter of Balance
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A Matter of Balance

Free

with Melissa Emmons & Rebecca Lambert

Do you have a fear of falling? A fear of falling is a reasonable concern, but falls can be predictable and preventable. This 8-week, 2-hour group class emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels. In this class, you will learn to view falls as controllable, discuss changes you can make at home to reduce the risk of falls, and practice exercises to increase strength and balance.

Date: Friday, April 17-June 5; 9-11 a.m. (8 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

A Matter of Balance
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A Matter of Balance

Free

with Baylee Doughty & Rebecca Lambert

Do you have a fear of falling? A fear of falling is a reasonable concern, but falls can be predictable and preventable. This 8-week, 2-hour group class emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels. In this class, you will learn to view falls as controllable, discuss changes you can make at home to reduce the risk of falls, and practice exercises to increase strength and balance.

Date: Thursday, April 23-June 11; 10 a.m. - noon (8 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

Free

with Rebecca Lambert

Change doesn't happen overnight… it takes time! NDPP will not only provide you with a whole YEAR of support from a trained lifestyle coach, but also peer support within a group setting. Don't miss your chance to find encouragement, advice and support from individuals who are trying to live a healthier lifestyle, just like you. This class meets weekly for 16 weeks, then twice a month for eight months, for a total of one year. 

Date: Starts Thursday, April 23; 5-6 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Living Well with Diabetes

Free

with Baylee Doughty & Vicki Foster

Calendar May 4, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Feel better, be in control and connect with others as you learn ways to manage your diabetes. We help one another reach small goals each week by sharing ideas and exploring solutions to eat healthier, move more, and monitor/manage blood sugar levels.

Date: Monday, May 4-June 8; 4-6:30 p.m. (6 sessions)

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Tai Chi for Health and Balance

$45

with Liza Russell EBP

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Tai Chi is an enjoyable low-impact exercise that can help improve balance, relieve pain, increase strength and prevent falls. It is an effective exercise that is easy on the joints and good for those with arthritis. Take this 1 hour, 16-session class to improve the health of your mind and body.

AYCC Members: Use Promo code AYCC100 at checkout.

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 5-June 25; 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.





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