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Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 002
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Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 002

$250

with Ellen Thorne, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 52 weeks

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-approved program that teaches lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.  Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • learn how to eat healthier
  • be more physically active and manage stress
  • develop skills to make healthier choices to lose weight
  • get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The Diabetes Prevention Program meets once a week for 16 weeks, then once or twice a month for the rest of the year.  A trained lifestyle coach will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week. 

The class begins on Monday September 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM, and classes will meet at Healthy Community Coalition, 105 Mt. Blue Circle, Farmington, ME across the street from the hospital.

MaineHealth Employees: Please call (207) 661-7294 to receive the employee code you will need to apply at check-out.

Diabetes Prevention Program - LRC 002
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Diabetes Prevention Program - LRC 002

$250

with Kayla Blais, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Sep 11, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 52 weeks

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-led initiative that teaches lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for prediabetes.  Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

The Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat healthier, be more physically active and manage stress
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices to lose weight
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The Diabetes Prevention Program meets for one year: once a week for 16 weeks, then bi-monthly or monthly for the rest of the year.  A trained Lifestyle Coach will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week. This class will be taught both in-person, and online, so you can attend most of the classes from the comfort of your own home.

The class begins on Tuesday September 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM, and in-person classes will meet at the Learning Resource Center in Falmouth.

MaineHealth Employees: Please call (207) 661-7294 to receive the employee code you will need to apply at check-out. 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $87.50, paid every four weeks
Diabetes Prevention Program - YMCA Boothbay Harbor
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Diabetes Prevention Program - YMCA Boothbay Harbor

$329

with Casey Clark Kelley, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Aug 29, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Time: Classes are scheduled based on participant availability.

Location: Boothbay Region YMCA, 261 Townsend Ave. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538

Price: $329 for the year, including a 12-week YMCA membership. The Y is committed to ensuring everyone can participate, regardless of ability to pay. Financial Assistance is available if you need it.

To Register: Call Casey Clark Kelley, Healthy Living Director, for more information or to enroll in the program. 207-350-7026.

 

www.boothbayregionymca.org

 

Diabetes Prevention Program - YMCA Damariscotta
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Diabetes Prevention Program - YMCA Damariscotta

$329

with Casey Clark Kelley, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Aug 29, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Time: Classes are scheduled based on participant availability.

Location: Central Lincoln County YMCA, 525 Main Street Damariscotta, ME 04543

Price: $329 for the year, including a 12-week YMCA membership. The Y is committed to ensuring everyone can participate, regardless of ability to pay. Financial Assistance is available if you need it.

To Register: Call Casey Clark Kelley, Healthy Living Director, for more information or to enroll in the program. 207-350-7026.

 

www.clcymca.org

 

DIY Stress Relief Activities

$20

with Bonnie Carleton, BS, CHES, LRC Health Educator, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 5 pm

Life can be stressful. Stress can have harmful effects on our bodies and minds. It is important to take time to reduce stress levels to keep ourselves healthy.

Join us for an evening of relaxing activities. Listen to soothing music and sip tea while making your own stress-relief projects, including:

  • Glitter jar
  • Mini Zen garden
  • Stress ball

Please note: We will be using an essential oil diffuser in this class

Don't Let the Ticks Bite!

$15

with Kayla Blais, MPH, LRC Health Educator, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Sep 11, 2018 at 5 pm

Ticks and the diseases they carry are becoming more common all across Maine. You may wonder why this class is taking place in September. Aren’t we almost out of tick season? The spring and fall are actually the most common months that we see deer ticks, the ticks that carry disease in Maine. So it’s a great time to learn!

We will cover how to recognize ticks, where to find them, and how to keep them off of you. We will also learn about the different diseases they carry, the symptoms of these diseases, and how you can avoid them.

Your instructor has a background in microbiology and public health, as well as experience educating and promoting tick awareness through Maine CDC and the University of Southern Maine. Join us to learn about the ticks we have in Maine, the diseases they carry, and most importantly: prevention!

Eating Healthy on a Budget

$25

with Bonnie Carleton, BS, CHES, LRC Health Educator, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 5:15 pm

Are you trying to spend less money on food?

Or attempting to eat fewer calories during the day?

Join us to learn some tips for eating healthy on a budget. A self-proclaimed ‘foodie’, our instructor is on a mission to save money while eating healthy food that also tastes good! She is not a professional chef; just someone who wants to share her knowledge about budgeting, meal planning, and cooking. Bring your adventurous taste buds and learn a new trick or two.

* Please note: We may be preparing meals with meat, eggs and nuts. 

Embodied Mindfulness

$60

with Liz Korabek-Emerson, Certified Mindfulness Teacher, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Nov 5, 2018 at 6 pm

Mindfulness is a practice that helps you become more aware and engaged in your life. Embodied Mindfulness is a practice that ties formal meditation with ordinary life by using your senses. Join Liz and learn how to match the mind and body. This will help you connect more deeply with the environment and the richness of everyday life. Sessions include sitting practice, walking, guided experiential exercises and discussion. Some past experience with meditation is advised.





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