Health Events in Maine March 22 to March 30

Don’t miss a thing! Upcoming health events in Maine

Saturday March 22

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Sparks Ark Benefit Show
   sponsored by Brain Injury Voices

Portland Armory
772 Stevens Avenue
Portland, Maine

Saturday March 22
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$5 per person

“Fun”draiser for Brain Injury Voices.

  • fun, educational animal presentation by Sparks Ark
  • animal crafts for the kids
  • door prizes
  • bake sale
  • raffle
  • photos with Squeezer the boa constrictor!

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Dementia: Mapping the Journey

Dementia: Mapping the Journey

First Unitarian Universalist Church
114 Main Street
Kennebunk, Maine

Saturday March 22
4:00 pm
$5

A program on the various aspects of dementia. Created to educate and provide support for local residents. Presented by four local agencies.

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Tuesday March 25

Group in cafe laughing

Memory Café/Gorham

The Gorham House
50 New Portland Road
Gorham, Maine

Tuesday March 25
1:00 pm

Gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma-free conversations about Alzheimer’s and other causes of dementia.

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New England Rehabilitation Hospital Open House

New England Rehabilitation Hospital
335 Brighton Avenue
Portland, Maine

Tuesday March 25
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

An educational open house that will provide information about:

  • falls prevention
  • home safety
  • brain fitness
  • medication safety
  • blood pressure management

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Wednesday March 26

Paleo in Maine

Paleo in Maine: Book Discussion & Signing

HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab
949 Brighton Avenue
Portland, Maine

Wednesday March 26
6:30 pm

Join us for a conversation about the Paleo diet and lifestyle: its history, benefits and ways to get started.

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Saturday March 29

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Source: Environmental Health Strategy Center

Portland Premier Screening of the HBO film “Toxic Hot Seat”

Space Gallery
538 Congress Street
Portland, Maine

Saturday March 30
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

“Toxic Hot Seat” follows a courageous group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists, as they fight to expose a shadowy campaign that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies—a campaign so cunning, it’s taken nearly 40 years to unravel.

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Sunday March 30

Rockland Premier screening of the HBO film “Toxic Hot Seat”

The Strand Theater
345 Main Street
Rockland, Maine

Sunday March 30
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane Atwood was the health reporter on News Center 6. She's now a regular guest on the Morning Report. Before she became a health reporter, Diane was a radiation therapist/dosimetrist at Maine Medical Center. In 2000, she left the world of reporting to manage marketing and public relations for Mercy Hospital. In 2011, she decided to pursue a longtime dream of being a freelance writer and launched her award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.