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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.



Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, January 2017 InPulse, Journey to Health, Uncategorized

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



Posted in In Pulse March 2016, In the Community, Journey to Health, Uncategorized


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