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Heart Healthy Cooking Class

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Jan. 22, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 756 Commercial Street, Rockport, ME For more information: journeytohealth.coursestorm.com/course/heart-healthy-cooking Come celebrate Heart Health Month with Pen Bay Community Health and Wellness! Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Marcy Kyle will lead a hands-on cooking class featuring three simple yet …
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Free Cholesterol Screenings

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Jan. 22, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Pen Bay Medical Center Conference Room A (outside the cafeteria), 6 Glen Cove Drive, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-3950 Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC) will offer free cholesterol screenings outside the PBMC cafeteria in honor of National Wear Red …
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Women’s Cancer Support Group

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Jan. 08, 2016, at 12:22 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 756 Commercial Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-3950 Join facilitator Colleen Kinney, LICSW, for an informational session about a new women’s cancer support group at the Picker Family Resource Center. Come meet Colleen, ask questions …
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Your Life, Your Choice: Advance Care Planning

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Dec. 17, 2015, at 4:03 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 756 Commercial Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-3950 Participants will learn about the decisions people often face at the end of life and will be guided through a discussion to better understand and reflect on …
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Vertigo and Dizziness: What You Should Know

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Dec. 17, 2015, at 3:58 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 756 Commercial Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-3950 Relief for those suffering from vertigo and dizziness may not be as impossible to achieve as you think. Join physical therapist Nancy Coyne of Pen Bay Medical …
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Simplifying Everyday Tasks: Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 23, 2015, at 1:31 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 756 Commercial Street, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-3950 Whether you are living with a chronic disease or just trying to get through the holidays, being able to relax and conserve energy are essential tools for …
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A Matter of Balance

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 02, 2015, at 11:06 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Oct. …
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Healthy Basics: How Foods Fight Heart Disease

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 16, 2015, at 3:25 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950 Join chef and Food For Life instructor MiMi McGee to learn how certain diet patterns can help avoid or reverse heart disease. It takes …
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Healthy Basics: Foods for a Healthy Weight

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 16, 2015, at 3:21 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950 Eating plant-based is not a “diet” that leads to feeling hungry or deprived. Join chef and Food For Life instructor MiMi McGee to learn …
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Healthy Basics: How Foods Fight Diabetes

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 16, 2015, at 3:05 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950 The road to diabetes doesn’t have to be a one-way street. Join chef and Food For Life instructor MiMi McGee to learn how a …
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Healthy Basics: The Power Plate

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 16, 2015, at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950 Join chef and Food For Life instructor MiMi McGee for the first in a series of Healthy Basics cooking and nutrition classes. This class …

Waldo County General Hospital Named 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Aug. 19, 2015, at 9:49 a.m.
Waldo County General Hospital Named 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review BELFAST, AUGUST 17, 2015 –For the first time, Becker’s Hospital Review has published a list of “50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in the United States and Waldo County General Hospital was named to the …
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The Power of Essential Oils

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 27, 2015, at 11:44 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-8950 Essential oils differ from other plant products. Join aromatherapist Nancy Lubin to learn how these powerful compounds are isolated and how they can be …
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Plant-Powered Grillin’

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 27, 2015, at 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: 912-230-2829; eventbrite.com/e/plant-powered-grillin-tickets-17636677778 Join Chef MiMi McGee for a fun-filled evening of plant-powered grilling! Learn how to prepare healthy alternatives for summer barbecues such as veggie …
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Chronic Heart Conditions: Managing at Home

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 27, 2015, at 11:06 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-8950 Living with Congestive Heart Failure and other chronic heart conditions can affect every aspect of your life. Join Kno-Wal-Lin nurses Valerie Garrigan, RN, BS, …
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Freshstart Smoking Cessation Classes

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 23, 2015, at 2:29 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-8950 …
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Common Journey: Women’s Cancer Support Group

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 02, 2015, at 1:43 p.m.
Monday, July 6, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Dr, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8956; penbayhealthcare.org/event/common-journey/2015-07-06/ Common Journey: Women’s Cancer Support Group 1st & 3rd Monday of the Month, July 6 & 20, 6 to 8 p.m. Picker Family Resource Center, …
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Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin: Making Sense of Foot and Ankle Pain

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 02, 2015, at 1:24 p.m.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Dr, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950; penbayhealthcare.org/event/making-sense-foot-ankle-pain-health-matters-kno-wal-lin/ Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin: Making Sense of Foot and Ankle Pain Thursday, July 9, Noon to 1:00 p.m. (Second Thursday of each month) Picker Family …
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Waldo County Healthcare Childbirth Preparation Class

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 02, 2015, at 1:23 p.m.
Saturday, July 11, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-9348 Childbirth Preparation Class Saturday, July 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast Topics covered in class: signs of labor, what …
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Quarry Hill Annual Yard Sale

By Pen Bay Healthcare on July 02, 2015, at 1:16 p.m.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-921-6250; penbayhealthcare.org/event/quarry-hill-yard-sale-2/ Quarry Hill Annual Yard Sale Saturday, July 18, 8 a.m. to Noon (no early birds, please) Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden Bargain shoppers are invited to attend …