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Health & Wellness

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Hospice Volunteers Training F17
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Hospice Volunteers Training F17

$30

with Lucie Boucher

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

If you are interested in sharing two to four hours a week with individuals and family members who are facing a life threatening illness, certified hospice volunteer training with Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area may be the course for you. After training, your support may include: companionship, letter writing, life review, reading, compassionate listening, respite for the caregiver, or bereavement support for family members. You can make living each day a gift. A pre-training interview is required. There is a non-refundable $30 fee for background and driver’s license checks, scholarships are available. Our training will run: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., October 14, 21, & 28, Mondays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., October 16 & 23; and Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., October 18 & 25. For more information, to schedule an interview, or request a training application please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Lucie Boucher, by calling 873-3615 ext. 11 or email lboucher@hvwa.org. All trainings are held at the Hospice Community Center, 304 Main St., Waterville.

Module 1: Health and Well Being
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Module 1: Health and Well Being

Free

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Health and Well-Being is designed to develop a sense of how physical well-being controls our overall feelings of self-worth, attitudes, interactions w/family, co-workers, friends and neighbors as well as play, work and even our happiness. Over the next four weeks, students will engage in physical play, exercise, personal hygiene and obesity.

Module 2: Healthy Meals

Free

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Oct 16, 2017 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Healthy Meals is designed to develop a sense of how healthy eating on a budget can be done. We will have a guest speaker from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED) using the Teaching 10 Tips agenda. This is a government intervention program that teaches through real-life examples and engagement of students how to prepare and cook healthy meals for themselves and families. An extension to this course is a fieldtrip to a local food store (Hannaford) to participate in a guided tour by the food store’s nutritionist.

Module 3: Managing Your Money

Free

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Nov 13, 2017 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Managing Your Money is designed to develop basic money management skills. Savings, banking, credit and balancing a checkbook are all covered. A guest speaker will be in each week from New Dimensions to share her expertise about banking and answer ???s students may have. An extension to this module is a field trip to the New Dimensions Credit Union here in Waterville.

 

Pain Free with Self Help F17

$15

with Sandra Reynolds

Calendar Oct 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is about self-help techniques that oxygenate and help with pain in the body. Learn how to help headaches, stiff necks, hip and back pain, injuries, bumps, etc. What you can do if you feel a cold coming on! These are simple techniques that anyone can do! Limit 10 students.

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Rebounding for Your Health

$12

with Sandra Reynolds

Calendar Oct 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn why the cellular exercise is so beneficial for everyone; senior citizens, physically handicapped, those recuperating from accidents or injury. This has also been used in therapy for people with autism too. This is one of the best exercises one can do for their health! Research shows 68% more effective than a treadmill. Body builders and astronauts have used Rebounding! Come try it! Limit 10 students.

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