Articles by Pen Bay Healthcare

 

Pen Bay Healthcare Hosts Blood Drive – January 9

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 25, 2013, at 12:42 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Physicians Building, Hitchings Conference Room, Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 4 Glen Cove Drive, Rockport, ME For more information: Blood Bank, Pen Bay Medical Center; 596-8770 Please consider donating blood at the next Blood Drive on January 9, 2014 from …

Health Matters With Kno-Wal-Lin: Holiday Stress, Holiday Blues – Saying No to the Old Patterns

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 22, 2013, at 10:11 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 200, Rockport, Maine For more information: 596-8950; penbayhealthcare.org/pickercenter/ Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice will present “Holiday Stress, Holiday Blues: Saying No to the Old Patterns” on …

Quarry Hill Program to Explore Solstice Traditions

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 22, 2013, at 9:58 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, ME For more information: 230-6116; quarryhill.org/news-and-events Musical storyteller Jennifer Armstrong of Belfast will shed light on winter solstice traditions from around the world in “Celebrating Solstice Through Story and Song,” on …
Ira Mandel, MD, MPG, medical director, Pen Bay Healthcare, Hospice and Palliative Care Program

Ira Mandel, MD, MPH, offers a look at Palliative Medicine

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 01, 2013, at 9:58 a.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden, ME For more information: Quarry Hill Registration; 207-230-6114; quarryhill.org/news-and-events. Ira Mandel, MD, MPH, medical director of Pen Bay Healthcare’s Hospice and Palliative Care Program, will discuss the field of palliative medicine on Wednesday, …

Hospice Annual Service of Faith and Remembrance

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 01, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The First Universalist Church, 345 Broadway St., Rockland, ME For more information: Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers ; 207-593-9355 Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers and Pen Bay Healthcare’s Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice invite the community to their annual Service of Faith …
From the community
Jana Tobin, manager, Outpatient PT & OT, Pen Bay Healthcare

Jana Tobin is Employee of the Month

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Nov. 01, 2013, at 9:37 a.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — Jana Tobin, of Pen Bay’s Outpatient Physical & Occupational Therapy (PT & OT) department, is a supervisor who leads by example in clinical care, considers the needs of her employees and works tirelessly at her responsibilities so that her staff can focus on their own work in …

Pen Bay Healthcare Hosts 10th And Final Victorian Tea and Breast Health Fair

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 11, 2013, at 11:26 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Berry Manor Inn, 81 Talbot Street, Rockland, ME For more information: Picker Family Resource Center; 207-596-8950; penbayhealthcare.org/pickercenter/ On Thursday, October 24, from 3-7 p.m., the tenth and final Victorian Tea & Breast Health Fair will be held at the beautiful …
Dr. Julie White, chief of Surgery, Pen Bay Medical Center

Free carotid artery screening

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 11, 2013, at 11:16 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: Vascular Lab, Pen Bay Medical Center; 207-593-5737; pbmc.org/carotid ROCKLAND, Maine — You are invited to attend a free ultrasound screening …

Pen Bay Healthcare Schedules Flu Shot Clinics

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 11, 2013, at 11:06 a.m.
Pen Bay Healthcare is announcing a series of flu shot clinics in October in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties. Vaccinations cost $30. Cash and check are accepted, as is Medicare (bring card). These are a combination of seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine in a single vaccination. Pen Bay Internal Medicine …

Interested in an Adult Day Care Program in Rockland?

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 03, 2013, at 1:01 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations, Knox Community Center, 61 Park St., Rockland, ME For more information: Susan Garascia, RN, Community Services Administrato; 207-620-1660 ; spectrumgenerations.org Are you a caregiver who needs to work but feels uncomfortable leaving your adult loved one home? Do …
From the community

Pen Bay Healthcare Schedules Flu Shot Clinics

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 03, 2013, at 12:58 p.m.
Pen Bay Healthcare is announcing a series of flu shot clinics in October in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties. Vaccinations cost $30. Cash and check are accepted, as is Medicare (bring card). These are a combination of seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine in a single vaccination. For the following practices, …
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Members of the Midcoast community, Pen Bay leaders, board members and physicians collaborated on the new strategic plan.

Shaping Our Future: Pen Bay Healthcare Strategic Plan 2013-2015

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 03, 2013, at 12:57 p.m.
Pen Bay Healthcare is pleased to unveil its 2013-2015 Strategic Plan which was created through a comprehensive collaborative process using months of input solicited from community members, medical staff, board members and other stakeholders, combined with extensive research. The strategic planning process has led to a clear, compelling and shared …

Fall Music Together Class Offered for Babies and Parents

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Oct. 03, 2013, at 12:54 p.m.
Jess Day of Midcoast Music Together will offer a Babies Music Together class this fall at the Picker Family Resource Center, located on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus. The eight-week class, tailored for parents and babies newborn to age eight months, will be held on Friday mornings from 11:30 …
October Flu Clinics in Knox, Lincoln or Waldo Counties

Pen Bay Healthcare Announces Flu Clinics

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 27, 2013, at 3:26 p.m.
Pen Bay Healthcare is announcing a series of flu shot clinics in October in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties. Vaccinations cost $30. Cash and check are accepted, as is Medicare (bring card). These are a combination of seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine in a single vaccination. For the following practices, …
From the community

Fall Music Together Class Offered for Babies and Parents

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 27, 2013, at 1:52 p.m.
Jess Day of Midcoast Music Together will offer a Babies Music Together class this fall at the Picker Family Resource Center, located on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus. The eight-week class, tailored for parents and babies newborn to age eight months, will be held on Friday mornings from 11:30 …
Attend the free screening: Consider the Conversation, on Thurs, 9/18, 6-8 pm at the Flagship Cinemas, Thomaston

Consider the Conversation: Documentary & Panel Discussion

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Sept. 06, 2013, at 1:23 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Flagship Cinemas, 9 Moody Drive, Thomaston, ME For more information: Gwen Cole, RN, CMSRN, Community Liaison Nurse; 207-563-4108 End-of-life conversations are important to have whether you are 25, 45 or 75; one thing we all learn about life is that …
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Kno-Wal-Lin physical therapist Nancy Roby tests out the new exercise bike donated by the Lincoln County Auxiliary.

Kno-Wal-Lin Lincoln County Auxiliary Donates Exercise Bike

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Aug. 30, 2013, at 4:43 p.m.
Physical therapist Nancy Roby takes advantage of a new exercise bike donated by the Lincoln County Auxiliary to the Newcastle office of Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice. The Auxiliary purchased the exercise equipment to support employee participation in Pen Bay Healthcare’s Works on Wellness (WOW!) wellness program initiative. With jobs …

Celebrate the Hospice House Groundbreaking Ceremony at Pen Bay Medical Center!

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Aug. 30, 2013, at 4:37 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 6 Glen Cove Drive, Rockport, ME For more information: Cyndi Clayton; 594-6705 Join us in celebrating the groundbreaking of the Hospice House on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus on Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 …
Health Matters With Kno-Wal-Lin talks: monthly every 2nd Weds., Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Medical Center campus

Health Matters with Kno-Wal-Lin talk on preparing for emergencies

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Aug. 22, 2013, at 9:52 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 6 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: Suzanne Miller; 390-4524 ROCKPORT, Maine — Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice will present “Emergencies: Are You Prepared?” from 11 a.m. …
Health Matters With Kno-Wal-Lin, monthly, every 2nd Weds, at the Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Medical Center campus.

Health Matters With Kno-Wal-Lin Talk:

By Pen Bay Healthcare on Aug. 22, 2013, at 9:29 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 13, 1970 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 6 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport, ME For more information: Suzanne Miller; 390-4524 Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice will present “Emergencies: Are You Prepared?” on Wednesday, September 11 from 11 …
 
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