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Health & Wellness
with Ellen Dore
Did you make a resolution to eat "better" this year? What are the pros and cons of some of the fad diets out there? If you are planning a healthier start to 2019 and need some tips for making better choices and healthier snacks, don't miss this class with our RSU 16 Food Service Director. Learn about making better, more sensible choices to help those resolutions stick!
with Cheryl Horton
Join us for a fun morning of healthy living as we learn about and create natural solutions for everyday products using essential oils. Cheryl will discuss the many uses for oils, quality and safety, and what to consider when choosing them for your own use. Participants will create a spray for cleaning, a "flu bomb" roller and a jar of mouthwash to take home. Bring your questions about incorporating aromatherapy into your everyday life!
Essential Oils - Detox Your Home!
with Cheryl Horton
Home should be the safest place on earth, but sometimes it really is a hotbed for disease-causing bacteria and inflammation-inducing toxins. In this class we will talk about the impact of these toxins on our bodies and give you tips for detoxing your home with essential oils to build a healthy environment for you, your family and your pets! Leave with at least two DIY items that you can put to use right away in your home - and recipes for many more.
Food Restrictions and Dietary Needs
with Kristin Ross and Katrina Seeley
From vegan to dairy- and gluten-free, participants will learn some fun recipes and substitutions to accommodate these dietary needs! Cooking for special needs doesn't have to be a chore! Enjoy some snacks and get some meal prep ideas to have healthy, filling meals that also meet dietary requirements.
Lip and Hand Balm
with Julia Bundy
Pamper your skin by learning how to make lip balm and solid hand balm using oils, flavors or scents and optional color. Fall participants walked away from this class with lots of take-home items! Raw materials and balm tubes will be provided for close to a dozen lip balms and 3-5 hand balms.
Please bring an 8-16 ounce microwave-safe glass measuring cup with a pour spout (or stainless steel 1 quart saucepan), measuring cups and spoons, and 2 teaspoons for mixing.
with Kerry Faria, Seniors Plus
Part A, Part B, C and D? It can all be so confusing! Which one covers what and how do you know what you need? If you are turning 65 soon, this class is for you. Join Kerry as she focuses on Medicare to help you sort everything out in order to make informed decisions! Free, but pre-registration is required.
with Chris O'Donnell
Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines breathing techniques and slow, deliberate movements intended to improve health and muscle tone. Practicing the gentle movements of Tai Chi can calm the mind, strengthen the body, and improve balance. Let Chris be your guide as you work alongside her toward a more peaceful and flexible self. Chris has been an active participant in Tai Chi for over 12 years. Tuesdays 3:45pm – 4:45pm. Registration: $75. For ALL ages and fitness levels – but a favorite with our Seniors! Walk-ins are welcome at $5 per class.
Wills and Estate Planning
with Kathleen Kienitz, PA
The time to plan is now! What should you consider when drafting a will, making gifts or transferring assets? Sometimes when it comes to estate planning, our actions can have consequences we didn't even know to plan for! Laws, regulations and healthcare issues surrounding the elderly are complicated... Kathleen is one of the first certified elder law attorneys in the state of Maine and will be sharing some basic information relevant to anyone considering wills and estate planning.