FROM THE CATCHING HEALTH CALENDAR
October 5 – October 11
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
GET RID OF YOUR E-WASTE AT ECOMAINE’S OPEN HOUSE
ecomaine Recycling Center
64 Blueberry Road
8:30 am to 11:30 am
Tour the ecomaine facilities, enjoy a free breakfast sandwich, pick up a free recycling bin, drop off e-waste (computers, televisions, etc.) for free, and learn how to compost using vermiculture (worms!)
For more information, call 773-1738
Bar Harbor Municipal Offices
93 Cottage Street
9 to noon
- Take advantage of free health screenings
- Get your flu shot — MaineCare and Medicare are accepted or $25
- Learn how to sign up for Affordable Care Act Insurance
- Lots more!
HELP THE MAINE AUDUBON SOCIETY CELEBRATE APPLE DAY
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center
20 Gilsland Farm Road
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Enjoy live music, apple press demonstrations, food, crafts and activities for kids.
For more information, call 781-2330 or visit the Audubon Society website.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7
IF YOU ARE CARING FOR SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA AND OFTEN FEEL OVERWHELMED, CONNECT WITH OTHERS IN THE SAME SITUATION AT THE MEMORY CAFÉ IN KENNEBUNK
154 Alfred Road
11:30 am First Monday of every month.
No charge, unless you want to order coffee or lunch. Seed & Bean serves sandwiches, salads and pastries.
A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers of people with dementia. It’s an opportunity to have stigma-free conversations about whatever happens to come up. Share with others who are dealing with the same concerns as you.
Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks.There are now several throughout the state. Visit the Catching Health Calendar to find out where and when.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11
7 Smith Lane
1:00 pm to 3:pm. Fridays, from October 11 through December 6.
A nationally-recognized class designed to help you manage falls and increase activity levels. Learn how to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, learn exercises to increase strength and balance, and make changes to reduce your risk of falling at home.
Offered by the SOUTHERN MAINE AREA AGENCY ON AGING. To register or learn more information about this class or other upcoming classes, call 396-6583 or send an email.