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Women's Health

A Puzzle in a Night

Free

with Debi Verrill

Calendar Next session starts Apr 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 9, 2019

Puzzles put our minds to work. Studies have found that when we work on a puzzle, we use both sides of the brain, and spending time daily working on puzzles improves memory, cognitive function and problem-solving skills. Join SMH and Professor Puzzle, where we will challenge ourselves with a puzzle in a night! You can sign up for one or both dates that are being offered.

American Heart Association Heartsaver® CPR AED

$20

with Ben McKenney, EMT/Advanced

Calendar Next session starts Apr 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. Please note: if you are in the health field, this course does not meet the necessary requirements.

Introduction to the Secrets of Chinese Cooking

$25

with Chris Toy

Calendar Next session starts May 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

More Flavor...Less Salt

Free

with Pat Watson, SMH Registered Dietitian

Calendar Next session starts Apr 9, 2019 at 10 am

The DASH diet emphasizes portion size, eating a variety of foods and getting the right amount of nutrients. Discover how DASH can improve your health, lower your blood pressure and encourage you to reduce the sodium in your diet. Because the DASH diet is, a healthy way of eating, if offers healthy benefits besides just lowering blood pressure. The DASH diet is also in line with dietary recommendations to prevent osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Join Stephens Memorial Hospital’s registered dietitian Pat Watson to learn more about this eating plan while sampling delicious, low-sodium, heart-healthy recipes.

Movie Night: Being Mortal

Free

with Deb Jordan, BSN, RN, CCM

Calendar Next session starts Apr 11, 2019 at 6 pm

Join us to explore what matters most at the end of life. Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande, “Being Mortal” explores the hopes of patients and families facing difficult medical decisions and their relationships with the doctors, nurses, and family members who care for them. After the show, join experts from the field of advance care planning for a brief panel discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

Snowshoeing Hike - Maggie's Nature Park

Free

with Stephens Memorial and Lorie Olson, Maine native,and avid hiker/kayaker who has a great love and connection to the outdoors

Calendar Next session starts Mar 2, 2019 at 9 am

Let’s get out, enjoy winter and get some exercise too! Join SMH and Lorie Olson, Maine native and avid hiker, as we snowshoe 3.2 miles through some easy and moderate trails at Maggie’s Nature Park, which provides beautiful views of the surrounding area from open ledges.

For more information on the trail, click on this link:
https://www.mainetrailfinder.com/trails/trail/maggie-s-nature-park

Please note: Weather permitting, dress accordingly, and make sure to bring a snack and water.

Snowshoeing Hike - Overset Pond

Free

with Stephens Memorial and Lorie Olson, Maine native,and avid hiker/kayaker who has a great love and connection to the outdoors

Calendar Next session starts Feb 9, 2019 at 9 am

Explore the snow covered trails as we trek through the area that loops along the Sanborn River, Overset Pond and to the top of Overset Mountain. Join SMH and Lorie Olson, Maine native and avid hiker, for this hike which is approximately 5 miles. From the top, you will have a beautiful view of the lake and surrounding hills and mountains. Please note: Weather permitting, dress accordingly, and make sure to bring a snack and water.

For more information click on link:
https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/overset-pond-trail

 

Snowshoeing Under the Light of the Full Moon

Free

with Stephens Memorial and Lorie Olson, Maine native,and avid hiker/kayaker who has a great love and connection to the outdoors

Calendar Next session starts Jan 20, 2019 at 2 pm

Get your hearts pumping and experience the magic of an early winter evening under the light of the first Full Moon in 2019. Snowshoeing at night offers you the chance to see a totally different world than you experience during the day. Join Stephens Memorial Hospital and Maine Native and avid hiker, Lorie Olson, as you have the chance to experience the brilliance of the moon when it shines its brightest and lights our way, while we trek up Streaked Mountain. Remember to dress in layers, make sure to wear a hat and gloves and a snack and water are recommended.

PLEASE NOTE: Weather permitting, headlamps or flashlights optional.

Carpooling is recommended!  We will meet at the Ripley Medical Bldg. (193 Main St., Norway) parking lot for 2pm for anyone who would like to carpool.





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