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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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2017 Class Schedule

December 27th, 2016

WIHCU 2017 schedule new design FINAL



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Do you need affordable health insurance?

December 13th, 2016

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FREE flu shot clinics

October 12th, 2016

free flu shot clinics



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New building coming along

July 13th, 2016

 

Construction of the Waldo County General Hospital Medical Office Building is expected to be completed in October.

Construction of the Waldo County General Hospital Medical Office Building is expected to be completed in October.



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Pizza party celebration

July 13th, 2016

 

Nurses from omen’s Health, Oncology, the Emergency Room and ICU held a pizza party to celebrate the large number of jars of peanut butter and jelly that were collected during Bangor Savings Bank’s 2016 Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive.

Nurses from omen’s Health, Oncology, the Emergency Room and ICU held a pizza party to celebrate the large number of jars of peanut butter and jelly that were collected during Bangor Savings Bank’s 2016 Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive.

 



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Free Cassatt String Quartet concert

June 14th, 2016

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Community Health & Wellness Briefs

April 6th, 2016

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

 

Introduction to Meditation
Are you interested in meditation but don’t know where to begin? Join Health Coach Barbara
Crowley for this three-session series to learn about meditation.
Wednesdays
April 6, 20 & May 4
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Registration fee is $15 for the series
Waldo County General Hospital Classroom, 116 Northport Ave, Belfast

 

Move it to Lose it
This low-impact exercise class is designed for participants with a BMI of 30 or higher and is led by Mirja Pitkin.
Thursdays
April 7, 14, 28 & May 5, 12, 19
5:15 – 6:30 pm
Registration fee is $37.50 for the six-week session
East Belfast Elementary School Gym, 14 Swan Lake Ave, Belfast

 

Fresh Salads in a Jar
Mason jars aren’t just for canning – they make portable, portion-control meals simple and keep salads fresh for up to a week. Join the Community Health & Wellness team to learn how to make perfect and tasty mason jar salads. Participants will create their own salads to take home.
Tuesday, April 26
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Registration fee is $10
Waldo County General Hospital Classroom, 116 Northport Ave, Belfast

 

A Peaceful Night’s Sleep
Sleep is important for overall health. Learn how much you should be getting and why it’s important, find out what happens when you don’t get enough and learn practices that can help you sleep better.
Thursday, April 28
5:00 – 6:15 pm
There is no cost to participate in this course
Waldo County General Hospital Classroom, 116 Northport Ave., Belfast



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Leanne Temple wins Food Fight at Waldo

April 6th, 2016

LeanneNineteen recipe entries featuring blueberries were received from WCGH colleagues to be considered for the Food Fight. Following judging, that number was reduced to two.

 

The Best Café prepared the two final recipes, Melinda Hellum’s spinach, blueberry, quinoa salad with blueberry lemon dressing and Leanne Temple’s berry topping/pie filling for tasting and voting.

 

The salad was a surprise to many. “I don’t like quinoa or spinach but I like this,” said one taster. There was no way though that the salad could compete with the warm blueberry and raspberry topping over ice cream. “How can a salad compare with this?” asked more than one taster. “This doesn’t seem fair,” said another, “a dessert against a salad.”  When the votes were counted, the berry topping won easily.

 

Leanne, who works in orthopedics, will see her recipe entered in the final MaineHealth competition on March 29, in Portland. Her recipe will be prepared by a catering company and compete against 13 other recipes, each featuring a different vegetable or fruit. Attendees, including a panel of local celebrity judges, will vote on which one takes the top spot. The winner will receive a $250 Hannaford card.



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