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Mid Coast Center for Community Health and Wellness



Senior Health & Wellness

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

Stroke Support Group

Free

with Various Providers

Calendar Next available session starts May 1, 2024 at 1 pm

This FREE support group promotes wellness in those who have survived a stroke. Each month, a topic of interest to stroke patients and their families is discussed, and guest speakers are invited.Participants have the opportunity to ask questions and learn from others.

The Stroke Support Group is facilitated by a Mid Coast Hospital rehabilitation therapist.

FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 1 – 2 P.M.

Mid Coast Hospital 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, Conference Room 3

For more information call (207) 373-6183 or email StrokeSupportGroup@mainehealth.org 

Embracing Menopause Series

Free

with Various Providers

Calendar Next available session starts May 1, 2024 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through May 22, 2024

A FREE comprehensive four-session program that will explore the common effects women experience during perimenopause and menopause.

May 1: Management of Irregular Bleeding During Perimenopause Darcey J. Leighton, DO and Erica L. Jacovetty, MD

May 8: HRT – Hormone Replacement Therapy Danielle M. Salhany, DO

May 15: Bladder/Pelvic Floor Health Melissa J. Streeter, MD

May 22: Vulvovaginal Health Melissa Collard, MD

Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness 329 Maine Street in Brunswick

Registration is required for each session.

For more information call (207) 373-6585.

Skin Cancer Screening

Free

with Various Providers

Calendar Next session starts May 3, 2024 at 1:30 pm
9 additional sessions through May 3, 2024

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and nearly 20 Americans die from melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer — every day. Yet when caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable.

Mid Coast Medical Group and The Center for Community Health and Wellness are hosting a free SPOT Skin Cancer screening:

FRIDAY, MAY 3, FROM 1:30 P.M. TO 4 P.M. 

Screening is for patients who do not currently have a dermatologist

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED





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