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Thank you volunteers!

April 24th, 2017



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Healthy & Well Women’s Conference

April 19th, 2017



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Skin Screening Clinic

April 19th, 2017



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Quick & Healthy Family Meals

April 19th, 2017



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Dietitian to speak to Parkinson’s Support Group April 12

March 27th, 2017

The Parkinson’s Support Group at Waldo County General Hospital will meet Wednesday, April 12, from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. in the Home Health Conference Room, 125 Northport Ave. (across the street from the hospital).

 

Brooke Reed, MS, RD, LD, a senior clinical dietitian at WCGH, will talk about the importance of good nutrition in Parkinson’s disease and discuss several dietary interventions that may help alleviate some of the disease-related symptoms.

 

The support group is facilitated by social worker, Margie Spencer-Smith, LCSW. For more information, please call 930-2500 ext. 4795.

 



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Advance Care Planning Open House

March 9th, 2017



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Spring Baby Fair

March 9th, 2017



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Community Health & Wellness briefs

January 23rd, 2017

Registration required for all events, please visit
http://journeytohealth.coursestorm.com or call 921-3950

 

Individual Health Coaching
Would you like one-on-one support in reaching your health and wellness goals? The Journey to Health program is now offering individual health coaching at Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital. Our certified health and wellness coaches will work with you to identify your priorities, help you create a plan that works for you and provide extra encouragement and support to help you achieve your goals. Four, six and eight-week packages are available.
Please call 921-3950 for more information or to schedule a FREE consultation.

 

Afternoon Snowshoe Hikes
Join the Community Health & Wellness team for guided snowshoe hikes. Enjoy nature, good company and exercising in the crisp air of winter. Snowshoes are available on a first come, first served basis. Please call 921-3950 to reserve snowshoes. Family friendly; children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
Tuesdays, January 17 & 31 and February 14 & 28
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Free
Belfast City Park, beginning at the helipad at Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast

 

Weekly Meditation Series
Practice the art of meditation and learn to use it to manage your stress. No experience necessary. Drop-ins welcome. No registration required.
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Biscone Medical Building
Community Room
119 Northport Avenue, Belfast

 

Waltz I
Do you remember Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers? Now you can learn the waltz, a beautiful dance that has been popular for centuries. Join our beginner class to learn how to glide across the floor like a star. Individuals and couples welcome.
Mondays, January 23 through February 13
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Registration fee is $25/individual or $35/couple.
East Belfast Elementary School, 14 Swan Lake Avenue, Belfast

 

Taste of the Mediterranean
You’ve probably heard of the Mediterranean diet. Are you wondering what the buzz is all about? Join Chef Melinda Hellum and Registered Dietitian Allison Sherman as they teach you how to combine simple ingredients in delicious recipes with deep flavor and loads of nutritional value. You’ll leave with recipes your whole family will love!
Mondays, February 6 & 13
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Registration fee is $15.
Varney Community Building
24 Veterans Highway, Brooks

 

 Journey to Health Winter Guide

 

The Community Health & Wellness team at Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital is
excited to announce their winter class schedule. Programs offered this winter include Mediterranean cooking, ballroom dancing, new yoga classes, tobacco cessation and more.
   The Journey to Health winter class guide is now available and will be distributed throughout the community. You can access an electronic version of the guide at: http://bit.ly/J2HWinter17 or please call 921-3950 to request
a copy of the guide.   All class offerings are also detailed at journeytohealth.coursestorm.com.



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Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders support group meeting dates for 2017

January 16th, 2017

This group, for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, their families and supportive friends will now be meeting on the second Wednesday of the month from 1:15 to 2:45 pm in the conference room at Home Health, 125 Northport Avenue, opposite Waldo County General Hospital. Go in the main entrance, turn right and go down to the end of the hallway. Light refreshments will be served. This is an open, drop-in group with no charge. The group is facilitated by Margie Spencer-Smith, social worker. For more information, please call 930-2500 x 4795.

 

 

2017 meeting dates:

 

February 8

 

March 8

 

April 12

 

May 10

 

June 14

 

July 12

 

August 9

 

September 13

 

October 11

 

November 8

 

December 13

 



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Family Caregivers support group meeting dates for 2017

January 16th, 2017

Waldo County General Hospital’s Family Caregiver support group meets the first Thursday of the month from Noon to 1 pm in the conference room at Home Health, 125 Northport Avenue, opposite Waldo County General Hospital. Go in the main entrance, turn right and go down to the end of the hallway. Light refreshments will be served. This is an open, drop-in group with no charge. The group is facilitated by Margie Spencer-Smith, social worker. For more information, please call 930-2500 x 4795.

 

2017 meeting dates:

 

February 2

 

March 2

 

April 6

 

May 4

 

June 1

 

July 6

 

August 3

 

September 7

 

October 5

 

November 2

 

December 7

 



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