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Diabetes Prevention Program- LIVE Online

Free

with MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 20, 2021 at 8:30 am, runs for 52 weeks
6 additional sessions through May 26, 2021

Looking to join the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) but don't want to drive to class? Look no further! Join the MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention Program, supported by the TD Charitable Foundation.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.

 The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat better 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 instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week.Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Lastly, this program is intended for Maine and New Hampshire residents!

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call 661-7294

Safe Sitter

$50

with Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 23, 2021 at 9 am
1 additional session on Jun 29, 2021

WE ARE TAKING REGISTRATION for the April 23rd Safe Sitter class. Please email Carol Welsh welshc@wmhcc.org or call 393-3462.  Class size will be limited due to social distancing restrictions therefore PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER WITH COURSESTORM WITHOUT SPEAKING TO CAROL WELSH. 207-393-3462

DO YOU WANT TO EARN MONEY AND HAVE FUN AT THE SAME TIME?

THEN SIGN UP FOR A SAFE SITTER CLASS NOW!!!

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to be stay safe at home, have fun with children, as well as handle emergencies and behavior problems.

Classes are geared to students ages 11 -14. 

A scholarship from Safe Sitter is available upon approval. If you would like to apply for this scholarship, email Carol Welsh at welshc@wmhcc.org  or call 393-3462. Once approved you will be given a scholarship code that will reduce the cost to $35.00. you must enter your code when registering to get the discount.

If you are interested in signing up for a future class please contact Carol Welsh welshc@wmhcc.org or 207-393-3462.

Paint Night - Island Reflection (LincolnHealth Employees ONLY)

Free

with Coulombe Center for Health Improvement

Calendar Next session starts Apr 29, 2021 at 5:30 pm
The WOW! Council is hosting a virtual paint night for employees (comfort of your own space with a live instructor). This paint night is on April 29th from 5:30-7:30pm. Painting materials will be provided to you, and you will have to come pick them up at the Education office (66A Chapman St, Damariscotta) by 4:30pm, Tuesday, April 27th. The only supplies you will need to get are: a water container (any cup or bowl would work well) and newspaper to cover your workspace. You can only sign up for one event as spaces are limited, and you must let us know if you are unable to attend so we can contact someone on the waitlist. No past experience needed for this event, all are welcome first come first serve!
Full Course

Lunch Box Meal Prep

Free

with Kaitlyn Johnson, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Packing your own lunch can help you save money and stay on track with your health and wellness goals. Join Nutrition Educator Kaitlyn Johnson to learn how to meal prep some fresh, tasty lunches that will help you save time and money throughout the week.

Calming Yoga

$26

with Patti Prema Kristiansen, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 5, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Join certified yoga instructor Patti Prema Kristiansen for this virtual yoga class that is designed to decrease anxiety, stress and inflammation. The class will include gentle breathing techniques, postures and meditation that can improve feelings of safety and calmness. No previous yoga experience required.

Yoga for Strong Bones

$39

with Patti Prema Kristiansen, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 6, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

If you have Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, or want to maintain strong bone health then this class is for you! Join certified yoga therapist Patti Prema Kristiansen for this gentle virtual yoga class.

Advance Care Planning Workshop

Free

with Vikki Swan, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021 at 3:30 pm
1 additional session on Jun 15, 2021
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.

Lettuce-Free Salads

Free

with Kaitlyn Johnson, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 17, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Springtime brings so many luscious and delicious greens, but you can only eat lettuce so many times. In this class, we’ll bring together lots of familiar ingredients in clever and unique ways to help you switch up your salad game.





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