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Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
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Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

Price not
available

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Nov 17, 2020 at 3 pm
1 additional session on Dec 15, 2020

The Alzheimer’s Support Group provides information and support to area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. For details, please contact Cheri Alexander, LSW at 301-6237.

Advance Care Planning Workshop

Free

with Vikki Swan, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Advance care planning is an organized process of reflecting upon and discussing goals for future health care decisions. It is an important part of creating an advance directive, which is a written plan that represents your individual preferences and tells others what medical care you want or do not want to receive if you become too ill in the future to tell them. Join trained advance care planning facilitator Vikki Swan for this online workshop where you will begin the process of filling out your advance directive. This class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

Breastfeeding Social with Jaime Johnson

Free

with Jaime Johnson, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm
1 additional session on Dec 15, 2020

Please call 744-6151 to see if the class will be meeting due to social distancing from the coronavirus pandemic before signing up.

Would you like to meet other women who are pregnant or new moms just like you? 

Want or willing to breastfeed but unsure if you'll be able to? 

Do you worry about making enough milk or how to handle pumping when you go back to work?

What about other questions concerns/issues on feeding your baby?  Etc., etc., etc..

Then come to Stephens Memorial's Breastfeeding Social to learn and share.

We meet the third Tuesday of the month in the Ripley Building third floor centering room. 

Topics for discussion are led by all of you while our Lactation Consultant, Jaime, will be there to answer questions and provide expertise. Snacks are provided.  Fathers and other family members are welcome as well, and feel free to bring your little one if you've already delivered.

We do ask that you sign up even though there is no fee, so come learn  and have fun with us.

Breastfeeding Basics
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Breastfeeding Basics

$25

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Nov 17, 2020 at 6 pm

This two hour class provides a pre-birth opportunity to ask questions and learn about breastfeeding and returning to work. $25 for mom and partner. Registration required, please call 301-8337.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 

Take a Break with Guided Meditation

Free

with Barbara Crowley, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 18, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Nov 25, 2020
Making time in your day to recharge and relieve stress is important for your well-being and can be as simple as tuning in for this virtual class. Find a quiet spot and sign in for as much of this quick meditation break as you can. The class will begin with a 20 minute guided meditation, followed by 5 minutes of silent meditation. This class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Please call 301-3950 with questions

Baby Basics Express 11/18 6p-9p ONLINE

Free

with Janet Oliver, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Nov 18, 2020 at 6 pm

Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

Expectant first time parents can learn about common newborn needs and behaviors and how to prepare for bringing baby home. This class includes information about feeding, how to bathe and swaddle your new baby, safe sleep, caring for and calming a newborn, ways to make sure your baby is safe at home, in the car and in an emergency, and tips on how to make this newborn period an easier transition for you.

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

 

 

Join the Great American Smokeout!

Free

with Barbara Crowley, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 19, 2020 at 4:45 pm, runs for 1 week
Quitting smoking isn't easy; it takes time and a plan. You don't have to stop smoking in one day. Start with day one. Let the Great American Smokeout, held each year on the third Thursday in November, be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. Increase your chances of making this quit stick by joining Waldo County District Tobacco Prevention Partner Barbara Crowley for a presentation on accessing free supports. Please note: you will receive a link and instructions for accessing this virtual class by email shortly before the class begins.

Bring Your Own Car Seat 11/19 6p-7p ONLINE

Free

with Jami Gilbert, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Nov 19, 2020 at 6 pm

Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

 

Proper car seat use saves lives! Many parents are shocked to find out that car seats are usually used incorrectly.

This class will teach you how to install and use your car seat correctly.

After this course, parents will be confident and prepared to use infant car seats.

We will talk about safety in and around cars and the do’s and don’ts for infant safety in regards to the car seat. 

You will also learn when to transition your child to another seat and how to keep your child safe as he or she grows.

Registrants are asked to bring their car seats with to the class, including the car seat base for hands-on practice.

We recommend attending this class anytime before the 37th week of pregnancy.

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