Please join us for a community conversation. Theodore Logan, MD, addiction specialist, PBMC Psychiatric Addiction & Recovery Center and Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Addiction as a brain disease – Current and future care models in the Midcoast including the EMBARK program… Read More
    Please join us Friday, September 9th for a special evening on the waterfront at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast as we celebrate the end of summer and support hospital charity care services in the Midcoast. The event will take place from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and will… Read More
    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 delicious recipes: Avocado Ginger Miso Salad, Creamy Salmon Chowder and Baked Apple Compote. Space is limited so registration is… Read More
    Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC) will offer free cholesterol screenings outside the PBMC cafeteria in honor of National Wear Red Day, which is celebrated the first Friday in February each year to raise awareness about heart disease in women. Keeping your cholesterol in a healthy range is one… Read More
    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 and discuss the format of the group. Going forward, the group will meet on the third Tuesday of each month. Read More
    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 their goals and wishes for end of life care. Participants will review the Maine Health Care Directive form and will have… Read More
    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 Center Outpatient Rehabilitation as she offers hope for those dealing with this frustrating – and sometimes dangerous – condition. Coyne is… Read More
    Many older adults have concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning workshop designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. During this eight-session class, participants will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce… Read More
    Join chef and Food For Life instructor MiMi McGee to learn how certain diet patterns can help avoid or reverse heart disease. It takes a powerful diet to actually remove the hard plaque forming in the arterial walls after years of eating high-fat diets, but research has shown… Read More
    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 how changing the quality of your diet changes the way you think about food. The focus is on quality, not quantity! Part of the… Read More
    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 plant-based diet can help prevent diabetes, improve blood sugar levels and prevent complications for those with diabetes. Part of the Healthy Basics cooking and… Read More
    Join chef and Food For Life instructor MiMi McGee for the first in a series of Healthy Basics cooking and nutrition classes. This class will focus on general concepts behind healthy eating habits. The Healthy Basics program teaches practical and low-budget cooking, meal planning and grocery shopping skills… Read More
    Essential oils differ from other plant products. Join aromatherapist Nancy Lubin to learn how these powerful compounds are isolated and how they can be used safely to our advantage, including soothing aches and pains, cleaning the kitchen sink, and simply smelling wonderful. Lubin started her… Read More
    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 burgers, grilled tofu and zucchini with chimichurri sauce, peach and quinoa salad, grilled herb garden pizzas and cilantro-lime marinated veggie kebobs. Come prepared to roll… Read More
    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, CDE and Beth Lauer, RN, telehealth coordinator, as they share helpful information about the role nutrition, activity, stress management, medications, and environmental triggers play… Read More
    Ready to quit smoking? The Picker Family Resource Center invites you to attend the next session of the free Freshstart smoking cessation program. The program is designed to help participants stop smoking as quickly as possible. Freshstart teaches new techniques for ending the physical and psychological need to… Read More
    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, 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, Rockport Not a drop-in group. For more information, call 921-8956. Free. Read More
    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 to expect at the hospital, stages of labor, pain relief options, including relaxation, breathing, medications and epidural,… Read More