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Cancer Education Series: Lung Cancer

Free

with Elizabeth Connelly, D.O., Journey to Health

Calendar Next session starts Nov 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Journey to Health is pleased to partner with providers from Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital to offer a new cancer education series. Incorporating the latest cancer research, these classes will cover cancer prevention, risk factors and risk reduction, what to expect during treatment and more. Join Elizabeth Connelly, DO, to learn about the different types and stages of lung cancer risk factors and therapeutic approaches for lung cancer treatment and research.

This presentation is co-sponsored by Pen Bay Medical Center, Waldo County General Hospital and the Town of Rockport.

Please note: we are offering this presentation both in person and online via live stream. If you opt to attend via live stream, a link will be emailed to you prior to the event.

Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 002

Free

with Ellen Thorne, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next session starts Nov 1, 2018 at 4 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 Thursday October 18, 2018 at 4:00 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

$250

with Kelley Simpson, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next session starts Oct 30, 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. 

The class begins on Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM, and 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. 

Diabetes Prevention Program - SMHC 002
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Diabetes Prevention Program - SMHC 002

$250

with Kristine Taylor, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next session starts Oct 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is 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 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 program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat healtheir and be active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes.

The National 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. 

MaineHealth Employees: Please call 661-7294 to receive the employee code you will need at registration.

Embodied Mindfulness

$60

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

Calendar Next session starts 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. This is a four-session class that included sitting practice, walking, guided experiential exercises and discussion. Some past experience with meditation is advised.

Exquisite Empathy: Creating the Conditions for Healthy Caregiving

$20

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

Calendar Next session starts Dec 10, 2018 at 6 pm

In this class for professional and family caregivers, we will explore how mindfulness, self-reflection and creative expression can help you find a healthy balance between you and the people in your care.

You will learn:

  • How to practice and integrate mindfulness into your busy life
  • Simple tools for self-awareness
  • How to creatively shift your perspective
  • The possibility of feeling okay even when nothing around you is okay
Insomnia: Sleepless in Scarborough
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Insomnia: Sleepless in Scarborough

$15

with Carri Nix Kivela, MS, NP-C, George Bokinsky, MD and Jessica Begley, MPH, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next session starts Oct 23, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Do you lay awake, tossing and turning, staring at your bedside clock all night? You are not alone! 1 in 3 adults suffers from insomnia, or sleeplessness, at some point in their lives. Join us to uncover the secrets to a restful night’s sleep.

You’ll leave with 6 hassle-free strategies to improve your sleep right away without medicines, supplements or expensive devices. Isn’t it time you ditched #teamnosleep and woke up ready to take on the day? 

Full Course

Midcoast District Public Health Community Forum - Belfast

Free

with CH&W Team, Journey to Health

Calendar Next session starts Nov 1, 2018 at 5 pm

Join the Knox County Community Health Coalition, Maine CDC, Midcoast Public Health Council, Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital to share and discuss health data for Waldo county. The purpose of the forum is to present key findings from the Maine Shared Community Health Needs Assessment, learn from community members about what is important to them and begin to identify community health priorities for our communities.

*Registrants are invited to join us at 4:30 p.m. to review data and enjoy light refreshments prior to the presentation.*





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