Tag Archives: Maine

Health Events in Maine March 29 to April 14

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Saturday March 29 Portland Premier Screening of the HBO film “Toxic Hot Seat” Space Gallery 538 Congress Street Portland, Maine Saturday March 29 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 […]

Brain Injury Voices Wins a National Award. It’s a Big, Big Deal.

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Congratulations to Brain Injury Voices for being one of four hospital volunteer programs in the United States to win the prestigious HAVE Award (Hospital Award for Volunteer Excellence). The national award is sponsored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and will be presented on May 5 in Washington, DC during the AHA national conference. Brain […]

Aerial Yoga and Other Health Events in Maine and New Hampshire

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 18  Nutrient Dense Cooking Presented by Tanja Kunz, healthy eating specialist at Whole Foods Market Cancer Community Center 778 Main Street South Portland Saturday, January 18 11 am to 1 pm For more information … SUNDAY, JANUARY 19 Aerial Yoga  Zone 3 Fitness 71 U.S. Route One Scarborough $25 Registration Required Beginners 1:00 […]

Alzheimer’s Volunteers Make a Big Difference. The Maine Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association Says Thank You

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On Saturday I attended a volunteer recognition reception hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter. It was an enlightening  afternoon. As you may know, my mother has Alzheimer’s disease. Even though our family is fortunate to have each other and the help of professional caregivers, I often feel overwhelmed — with worry, sadness, responsibilities … Then, […]

Health Events in Maine December 7 to December 14

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 Open House Graceful Awakening Massage & Energywork and Blissed Out Massage Therapy 6 Main Street Gray Saturday, December 7 Noon to 4:00 pm Free mini-sessions of chair massage and polarity therapy. Wine and cheese Raffle for gift certificates for Gritty’s, Pampered Chef, Sensy and more. Just bring a non-perishable food item as […]

Health Events in Maine December 2 to December 7

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 2 Memory Café/Kennebunk Seed & Bean Café 154 Alfred Road Kennebunk Monday, December 2 11:30 am For more information … TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3 Fit to Dance with Patty Medina Cancer Community Center 778 Main Street South Portland Tuesday, December 3 (and Thursday, December 5) 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm For more information … WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER […]

Health Events in Maine November 18 to November 21

Saturday, November 16  Transformative Self Care: Why and How to Put Yourself First Cancer Community Center 778 Main Street South Portland Saturday, November 16 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Presented by Maddie Vertenten.”We’ll discuss self-care, the cost of not practicing self-care (including cultural barriers and personal resistance), and how to overcome our resistance to self-care. […]