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Mid Coast Center for Community Health and Wellness



Adult Health & Wellness

Tobacco Support Group via Zoom Spring Sessions

Free

with Estelle Krestos RN, BSN

Calendar Current session started Apr 1, 2024 at 10:15 am
1 additional session on May 6, 2024

MUTUAL SUPPORT FROM OTHERS

This group is open to anyone trying to quit tobacco, thinking about quitting, struggling to maintain quit or wanting support during any phase of tobacco use or quit process. We also welcome successful quitters who would like to support others in the quit process or could benefit from accountability to help maintain their quit.

We offer weekly health tips and encourage participants to share their challenges and successes to support each other in working toward goals. This is a great opportunity to talk with others in similar situations and share ideas.

Registration required. For more information call (207) 844-4582.  

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your iPhone calendar system.

Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tZMpd-ypqD0tE9w6kzrq7jjZrik4DEftyNbW/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGvqjsvG9KTtxCPRpwEBoigZ-vwpiFaj_pKyhT_ETEEaAnMJOtJZpZaFszJ

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87405166798

Meeting ID: 874 0516 6798

Women's Tobacco Support Group via Zoom Spring Sessions

Free

with Estelle Krestos RN, BSN

Calendar Current session started Apr 1, 2024 at 1:45 pm
1 additional session on May 6, 2024

WOMEN SUPPORTING WOMEN

This group is open to women aged 18-45 who are trying to quit tobacco, thinking about quitting, struggling to maintain quit or wanting support during any phase of tobacco use or quit process. We also welcome successful quitters who would like to support others in the quit process or could benefit from accountability to help maintain their quit.

We offer weekly health tips and encourage participants to share their challenges and successes to support each other in working toward goals. This is a great opportunity to talk with others in similar situations and share ideas.  

Registration required. For more information call (207) 844-4582.

If you are looking for support and not a woman of childbearing age, you are welcome to join our general Tobacco Support Group.

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your iPhone calendar system.

Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tZcrdumpqzopHNNVwVVSGiTNy3NhOATTzBjw/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGrqDoqG9GUsx-ARpwqBIj4c-vwmH5ego1zqgjTNRN0azfYL7FsOp1eJOzK

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83610151367

Meeting ID: 836 1015 1367

Running Start Medical Gym at Parkview Spring Sessions

$40

with Running Start Exercise Physiologists

Calendar Current session started Apr 2, 2024 at 8 am
5 additional sessions through May 2, 2024

Supervised medical exercise consisting of an initial fitness assessment and progressive resistance training, flexibility exercises, and a cardiovascular program. 

A clinical exercise physiologist facilitates this program. Medical Release from a physician and Waiver of Liability are required prior to participation. Once your Medical Release has been received, an exercise physiologist will contact you to schedule an Intake Appointment. Please DO NOT register prior to completing your Intake and being assigned a class time.

Running Start Spring Track

$40

with Running Start Exercise Physiologists

Calendar Current session started Apr 2, 2024 at 8 am
1 additional session on May 2, 2024

Running Start is a co-ed exercise program for all age groups that incorporates the proper technique of warm-up, stretching, calisthenics, and aerobic exercise tailored to your personal needs. The classes allow everyone to increase or maintain their fitness level in their own way. A clinical exercise physiologist facilitates this program.

Medical Release from a physician and Waiver of Liability are required prior to participation.

Regular physical activity improves your cardiovascular system, muscle tone, and flexibility, as well as reduces the risk of heart disease, the number one killer of adults in the United States. If you increase your physical activity level, you will improve your quality of life. You'll look better, feel better, and have more energy to enjoy your leisure time.

Running Start Spring Swim

$45

with Running Start Exercise Physiologists

Calendar Current session started Apr 2, 2024 at 9 am
1 additional session on May 2, 2024

Running Start Swim is a co-ed exercise program for all age groups with shallow-end aerobics and lane swimming. A clinical exercise physiologist facilitates this program.

Medical Release from a physician and Waiver of Liability are required prior to participation.

Regular physical activity improves your cardiovascular system, muscle tone, and flexibility, as well as reduces the risk of heart disease, the number one killer of adults in the United States. If you increase your physical activity level, you will improve your quality of life. You'll look better, feel better, and have more energy to enjoy your leisure time.

The Art of Wellness

$25

with Estelle Krestos RN, BSN

Calendar Next available session starts May 22, 2024 at 9 am

A holistic approach to health and wellness

  • Art and creativity can help you connect to your feelings, increase your self-awareness and ability to think of new ways to problem solve and develop healthy habits and routines
  • Learn how to let go of stress and improve your overall sense of well-being through a creative drawing experience
  • Learn how to use simple creative exercises to create your own sense of calm
  • No drawing or artistic skill required

Class will meet for two – 2 hour sessions. All supplies will be provided but you may bring any favorite markers, colored pencils or pens if you would like to.

Class is located at the MidCoast Center for Community Health and Wellness at 329 Maine St, Brunswick. Use the South Entrance (driveway signage says Community Health and Wellness) and enter through the main sliding doors under the large gold "Parkview".

Food as Medicine

Free

with Various Providers

Calendar Next session starts Apr 24, 2024 at 4:30 pm
1 additional session on May 29, 2024

A FREE comprehensive four-session program that provides guidance on the planning, preparation, and consumption of nutritious meals, fostering a pathway to a healthier lifestyle. Each session features interactive education and food demonstrations.

Speakers:

Jessica Faraci, MD, Family Practice at Parkview; Mid Coast-Parkview Health

Laurie Inacio, MS, RDN, LDN, Mid Coast Hospital Medical Nutrition Therapy

Alison Fernald, RDN, LDN, CDE, Mid Coast Hospital Medical Nutrition Therapy

Alexandra Jungbluth, MS, RDN, LDN, Mid Coast Hospital Medical Nutrition Therapy

March 13th: What to Eat

March 27th: Why We Eat

April 24th: How to Eat

May 29th: When, or When not, to Eat

Registration is required.

For more information call (207) 373-6585

Full Course

Celebrate Earth Day

Free

with Emily Day

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2024 at 9 am

In collaboration with Partners for World Health, the Mid Coast Parkview Health Sustainability Committee will be hosting a medical supply donation day!

When: Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-noon

Where: Mid Coast Hospital Parkview Campus, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick

If you have medical supplies and equipment that are no longer of use to you, donate them to be distributed to under-resourced communities across the world!

Please reach out to Emily Day at Emily.Day@mainehealth.org for more information on acceptable donations.





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