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Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

$15

with Leyza Toste, BCC, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Discover five simple actions you can take before surgery to reduce anxiety, decrease pain and shorten recovery time. Leyza will guide you in mind-body techniques shown to enhance the healing process. You will need to get the book's relaxation CD or MP3 prior to surgery. Three book/CD sets are available at the Alfond Center Library or the CD may be purchased at a discount in class. You may also purchase the MP3 at www.HealFaster.com.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 11; 5:30-7 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Whole Grains Every Day

$20

with Vishnu Nancoo, NP, APRN, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Whole grains are delicious AND nutritious. Packed with fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals, they also add an incredible crunchy texture to your recipes. Learn about different types of whole grains and their benefits, how to cook them easily and quickly, and how to incorporate them into the foods you love.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 11; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Baby Care Class

$25

with Erin Voisine, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Dec 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Family-Friendly Community Drum Circle

Free

with Carol Richards, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 21, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring the whole family and experience how much fun drumming can be! Beginners are welcome. Bring your own drum or borrow one. This event is free and inclusive, and all ages and abilities are welcome.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 21; 2-4 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

Cancer Caregivers Support
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Cancer Caregivers Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar

The Cancer Center is in the process of starting a support group for cancer caregivers. Call Ruth Coffey, LCSW, at 621-6120 for more information about time and dates.

General Cancer Support
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General Cancer Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar at 9 am

Pre-registration is required. Call Ruth Coffey, LCSW, at 621-6120 for more information.

Dates: First and third Thursday of the month, 9-10:30am 

Metastatic Cancer Support
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Metastatic Cancer Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar at 9 am

Call Ruth Coffey, LCSW, at 621-6120 for more information and to preregister.

Prostate Cancer Support
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Prostate Cancer Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar at 6 pm

All who have been touched by prostate cancer are invited to attend, including men, spouses and loved ones. New attendees are always welcome. For more information, please call Nelson or Rose Leavitt, 622-6093 or email naleavitt@gmail.com.





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