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Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Education & Support Group

By Pen Bay Healthcare on June 02, 2015, at 1:20 p.m.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Home Health Conference Room, 125 Northport Ave, Belfast, ME For more information: 207-930-2500; wcgh.org/community-classes/educational-programs-and-classes/support-groups-2/parkinsons-disease-movement-disorders-education-support-group/ Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Education & Support GroupStory continues below advertisement. Tuesday, June 9, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Home Health Conference Room, 125 Northport Avenue, …
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Childbirth Preparation Class

By Pen Bay Healthcare on June 02, 2015, at 1:17 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Ave, Belfast, ME For more information: 207-338-9348; wcgh.org/community-classes/educational-programs-and-classes/childbirth-preparation-class/ Childbirth Preparation ClassStory continues below advertisement. Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast Topics covered in class: …
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Family Caregiver Education & Support Group

By Pen Bay Healthcare on June 02, 2015, at 1:14 p.m.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Home Health Conference Room, 125 Northport Ave, Belfast, ME For more information: 207-930-2500; wcgh.org/community-classes/educational-programs-and-classes/support-groups-2/family-caregiver-support-group/ Family Caregiver Education & Support GroupStory continues below advertisement. Thursday, June 4, Noon to 1 p.m. Home Health Conference Room, 125 Northport Avenue, Belfast This group …
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Nutrition & Healthy Aging

By Pen Bay Healthcare on June 02, 2015, at 10:35 a.m.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Teen Center, 10 Knowlton St, Camden, ME For more information: 207-236-3375; penbayhealthcare.org/event/nutrition-healthy-aging/ June Time Out Tuesday:Story continues below advertisement. Nutrition & Healthy Aging Tuesday, June 16 from 12:30-1:30 PM Location: Teen Center, Camden Free! Reservations required 236-3375 Marcy Kyle, a …
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When You Hold a Patient’s Hand… Don’t Wear a Glove

By Pen Bay Healthcare on May 27, 2015, at 9:02 a.m.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-8950 Join Dr. Stuart Gilbert for a talk about his book, “When You Hold a Patient’s Hand… Don’t Wear a Glove,” based on his experiences …
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Food For Life Nutrition and Cooking Classes

By Pen Bay Healthcare on May 04, 2015, at 1:38 p.m.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.Wednesday, June 17, 2015 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.Wednesday, June 24, 2015 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.Wednesday, July 1, 2015 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: 912-230-2829; …
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Caring for the Caregiver

By Pen Bay Healthcare on May 04, 2015, at 1:33 p.m.
Thursday, May 14, 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; penbayhealthcare.org/health-wellness/ Being a caregiver involves unique challenges that can take their toll physically, emotionally and spiritually. Join Kno-Wal-Lin’s social worker Lauren Armstrong, LSW, and …
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“Carotid Screening” hosted by Pen Bay Healthcare

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 27, 2015, at 10:21 a.m.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Pen Bay Physicians Building, 4 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 103, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-6719 Are you over 60 with a history of smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease and a family or personal history of stroke?Story …
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Cardiac 5K

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 27, 2015, at 10:14 a.m.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Belfast Area High School track, 98 Waldo Ave, Belfast, ME For more information: 207-921-6719 Join us for the fourth annual Cardiac Rehab 5k “Walk to the ♥ Beat”!Story continues below advertisement. There is no entry fee but donations will be …
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The Strollin’ Colon

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 27, 2015, at 10:11 a.m.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pen Bay Medical Center Endoscopy Suite, 6 Glen Cove Drive, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-6719; penbayhealthcare.org/event/strollin-colon/ The Pen Bay Healthcare Endoscopy department will host a public event with a focus on colon cancer awareness. Patients, families and the public …
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Helene Neville – One on the Run

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 27, 2015, at 10:06 a.m.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Rockport Opera House, 6 Central Street, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-921-6719; penbayhealthcare.org/event/helene-neville-one-run/ Helene Neville (One on the Run) to speak at the Rockport Opera House on Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m. Book signing to follow, doors open at …
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Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 15, 2015, at 6:24 p.m.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950; penbayhealthcare.org/event/may-health-matters/ Being a caregiver involves unique challenges that can take their toll physically, emotionally and spiritually. Please join Kno-Wal-Lin’s social worker Lauren Armstrong, LSW …
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Freshstart Smoking Cessation

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 15, 2015, at 3:02 p.m.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, May 26, 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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Cindy Gerry

Gardening 101: Gardening Basics for Beginners

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 15, 2015, at 2:46 p.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 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; penbayhealthcare.org/health-wellness/ Join professional gardener Cindy Gerry for a free program on gardening basics. The presentation will help you figure out where to place your …
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Eileen Hawkins, Pen Bay Medical Center Stroke Program Coordinator

Let’s Understand Stroke

By Pen Bay Healthcare on April 15, 2015, at 2:38 p.m.
Wednesday, May 6, 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; penbayhealthcare.org/health-wellness/ As part of Stroke Awareness Month, Eileen Hawkins of the Pen Bay Primary Stroke Center is offering a free public educational presentation on …
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Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin: Medical Bills: Exploring Payment Options

By Pen Bay Healthcare on March 25, 2015, at 11:27 a.m.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-4524; penbayhealthcare.org/event/health-matters-exploring-payment-options/ Medical Bills: Exploring Payment OptionsStory continues below advertisement. Dealing with medical bills can be challenging, especially when you or someone you love is …
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Make your own “Super Bowls”

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Jan. 21, 2015, at 2:07 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-8950; penbayhealthcare.org/event/simple-delicious-super-bowls/ Join cooking enthusiasts Donna Ames, Wendelanne Augunas and Linda Zeigler for Simple & Delicious: Super Bowls!, the latest in a series of cooking …
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Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin: Winter Soul Care

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Jan. 21, 2015, at 9:36 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 2079216715; penbayhealthcare.org/event/health-matters-winter-soul-care/ Long Maine winters can take their toll on our emotional and spiritual well-being. As we focus on a heart- healthy lifestyle, the state …
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Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Dec. 18, 2014, at 3:29 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-921-4524 Everyone knows physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but Maine winters can make that challenging. Join Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & …
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Pen Bay Medical Center receives Top Hospital Award for 2nd time.

Pen Bay Medical Center Awarded Coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Dec. 03, 2014, at 9:04 a.m.
For the second time, The Leapfrog Group has named Pen Bay Medical Center to its annual list of Top Hospitals. An elite distinction awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is given to less than …