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Weight Loss & Management

Cooking with Health Educators: Portable Meals- Everything Goes in a Jar

$20

with Andrea Fletcher, MS and Jean Gould, BS, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar May 21, 2018 at 6 pm

Good things come in small packages, right? Learn how to make tasty, portable meals in a cinch. A healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner can be fast and simple. Create perfectly portion-sized meals for on the go!

Cooking with Health Educators: Spring Rolls & Dumplings

$20

with Bonnie Carleton, BS, CHES and Jean Gould, BS, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Mar 13, 2018 at 6 pm

You don’t need to fry spring rolls or dumplings for them to taste delicious! Come learn how to make these surprisingly easy and healthy appetizers. In this fun cooking class, you will learn how to make these tasty treats. We will provide all of the ingredients. The only thing we ask you to bring is your sense of adventure to try something new!

Full Course

Cooking with low- or no- Sugar; Why and How

$20

with Leslie Ouellette, MS, RD, LD, MPH, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Mar 15, 2018 at 5 pm

Do you have questions about cooking tasty meals for a low- or no-sugar diet? And what’s all of this hype about sugar anyway? If you have these questions, this class is for you. We’re going to get the facts about sugar and what’s healthy, and then we’re going to see how we can make meals that are low-sugar or sugar-free altogether. Don’t forget the best part: We won’t just be learning, we will also be tasting!

Will run

Eat Like Your Life Depends On It: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

$10

with Karen D. Schilling MS, RD, CSO, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 5 pm

There is a lot of buzz around nutrition and cancer prevention. Join us in sifting through the evidence to help you make changes that can last a lifetime. Learn more about the small dietary changes you can make that can reduce your cancer risk.

Healthy Lifestyles Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 001

Free

with Ellen Thorne, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Feb 9, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Healthy Lifestyles is a CDC-approved diabetes prevention program. The program 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 Healthy Lifestyles program will help you: 

The Healthy Lifestyles program meets 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 Friday February 9, 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.

Class dates: 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/15, 7/13, 8/7, 9/14, 10/19, 11/16, 12/14 and 1/18.

MaineHealth Employees: Please visit the WOW website for details on employee pricing.

Will run

Healthy Lifestyles Diabetes Prevention Program - LRC 001

$250

with Ellie Foster, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Feb 28, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Healthy Lifestyles is a CDC-approved diabetes prevention program. The program 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 Healthy Lifestyles 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 Healthy Lifestyles 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 Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM, and in-person classes will meet at the Learning Resource Center classroom, 100 Campus Drive West Entrance in Scarborough.

Class dates: 2/28 In-person, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21 Online, 3/28 In-person, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18 Online, 4/25 In-person, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16 Online, 5/23 In-person, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20 Online, 6/27 In-person, 7/25, 8/29, 9/26, 10/24, 11/28, 12/19, 1/23 and 2/13 In-person.

MaineHealth Employees: Please visit the WOW website for details on employee pricing.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 3 payments of $58.33

Learn to Love Meatless Mondays

$20

with Janell Lewis, MS, CHES and Amy Harris, MS, RN, CNM, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Go beyond beans and tofu to explore flavorful, easy and filling recipes. Trying to eat more healthfully? Struggling to find vegetarian recipes your family will like? Want to help the Earth? Going meatless once a week may reduce your risk of chronic disease and help reduce your carbon footprint. In this class, we will cook three meatless recipes: one family-friendly recipe, one vegan recipe and one quick and easy recipe with less than 5 ingredients.

Will run

Mindful Walking in Nature

$10

with Mary Bitterauf, BS, CHES, CHWC, Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar May 6, 2018 at 10 am

Learn how to take a meditative walk in nature with mindfulness experts from MaineHealth’s Learning Resource Center. Explore the Blackstrap Hill Preserve’s trails while taking time to become more aware of your own body’s sensations and experiences in nature. Being mindful in nature allows us to reconnect to the present moment and can be the perfect antidote for all of life’s daily stressors.

We will be walking a 1.8 mile loop over moderate terrain. For the safety of participants and your pets, please leave all dogs at home.





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