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Cooking Matters at the Store

Free

with SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators, Journey to Health

Calendar May 23, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Want to learn how to stretch your dollars at the store? This class provides a culinary-enhanced nutrition education program that teaches participants how to plan, budget and shop for meals that are healthy, tasty and low in cost. All participants will receive a recipe booklet and a $10 Hannaford gift for attending.

Fitness on the Rooftop: Strength & Sweat

Free

with Reve Studio, Patient Care Support Services

Calendar May 24, 2022 at 5:30 pm
22 additional sessions through Oct 25, 2022

Hosted by Jennifer from Reve Cycling Studio, Strength and Sweat is a 50 minute class that delivers a full body workout through a combination of cardio, core, and large movements. Using dynamic movements--and set to a driving beat--you will target each of the major muscle groups building both strength and endurance. This class serves as an incredible way to cross-train, the perfect complement to spinning.

Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and water.

This weekly class is open to all Care Team members, from all campuses.  Staff can access the St. John's St garage regardless of usual parking assignment.  During inclement weather, classes will be held on the 7th level of the parking garage.

Diabetes Prevention Program Online

Free

with MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar May 25, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 52 weeks
3 additional sessions through Jun 29, 2022

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 weekly for 6 months, then 1-2 times a month 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. 

To qualify for this program, you must:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Be carrying extra weight
  • Have prediabetes or be "at risk" for developing type 2 diabetes
  • Not have type 2 diabetes
  • Not be pregnant
  • Live in Maine or New Hampshire

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

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call (207) 661-7294.

The Diabetes Prevention Program at MaineHealth is supported by the TD Charitable Foundation.

Take a Break with Guided Meditation

Free

with Jean Ashland, Journey to Health

Calendar May 25, 2022 at 12 pm
3 additional sessions through Jun 15, 2022

Making time in your day to recharge and offer yourself the gift of presence 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 short meditation break as you can. The class will begin with a 15-20 minute guided meditation, followed by 5 minutes of silent meditation and a brief time for reflections/questions.

Fitness on the Rooftop: Yoga Sculpt

Free

with Reve Studio, Patient Care Support Services

Calendar May 26, 2022 at 5:30 pm
22 additional sessions through Oct 27, 2022

Hosted by Lily from Reve Cycling Studio, Yoga Sculpt blends your strength training with a power yoga flow in this 50 minute class. Weights, cardio exercises, and compound movements are added on top of a vigorous yoga practice to accelerate change, build strength, and increase core stability. Yoga Sculpt is a fun class taught to high-energy music and designed to provide balance and build confidence.

Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and water.

This weekly class is open to all Care Team members, from all campuses.  Staff can access the St. John's St garage regardless of usual parking assignment.  During inclement weather, classes will be held on the 7th level of the parking garage.

Advance Care Planning Workshop
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Advance Care Planning Workshop

Free

with Vikki Swan, Journey to Health

Calendar May 31, 2022

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.

Contact the Community Health Improvement team to join trained advance care planning facilitator Vikki Swan for this online workshop where you will begin the process of filling out your advance directive. Please email Vikki.Webster@mainehealth.org or call 301-3950 to set up a session. 

Happy Wanderers Guided Hike

Free

with Coastal Mountain Land Trust Partners, Journey to Health

Calendar Jun 2, 2022 at 10 am

Coastal Mountains Land Trust and Journey to Health are pleased to offer monthly guided hikes, free and open to all ability levels!

This hike will be at Ducktrap Preserve; it is 5.6 miles (can be made shorter!) and the level is moderate. 

The group will meet at trailheads throughout Knox and Waldo Counties on the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. For more information on each trail and for the full schedule, visit the Coastal Mountains Land Trust website

All hikes will be led by CMLT staff members and a PBMC Community Health Improvement team member. 

 

Eating Better on a Budget

Free

with SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators, Journey to Health

Calendar Jun 7, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Want to learn how to prepare healthy foods on a limited budget? Join SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators from Knox and Waldo counties for this free four-week class that will give you the skills to shop, cook and eat healthy foods while stretching your SNAP dollars and staying within your grocery budget. There will be recipe demonstrations at each fun and interactive virtual session. All participants will receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips! Please note: this class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. A link and instructions for joining the online class will be emailed to you shortly before the class begins.





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