Workshop to provide tips on coping with winter blues

Posted Dec. 29, 2011, at 3:33 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Senior services organization Rosscare will offer a workshop next month on beating the winter blues.

At the event, scheduled for 2-3 p.m. Jan. 11, at the Sylvia Ross Home in Bangor, nurse practitioner Amy Cotton will provide tips on recognizing and coping with depression, seasonal affective disorder and post-holiday letdown. Participants will learn how nutrition, socialization, spiritual engagement and physical activity can help to alleviate sadness and isolation during the colder months.

All ages are welcome to attend the free event. For more information and to RSVP, call the Sylvia Ross Home at 992-2674.

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