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Mar
12
Thu
2015
Grief & Loss Group @ Cancer Community Center
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm

An eight-week support group for adults grieving the loss of a loved one from cancer, or complications related to cancer treatment. The Grief and Loss Group discussion topics include issues of anger, stress and the question of ‘what’s next’. This group is closed to new members after April 2nd.

Apr
21
Tue
2015
Maine Memory Café/Cumberland @ Louie's Grille
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Maine Memory Café/Cumberland @ Louie's Grille | Cumberland | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

Apr
22
Wed
2015
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Whole Potato Café & Commons
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Whole Potato Café & Commons | Presque Isle | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community

Apr
23
Thu
2015
Memory Café/Yarmouth @ Bay Square at Yarmouth
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Memory Café/Yarmouth @ Bay Square at Yarmouth | Yarmouth | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up.

We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

Apr
26
Sun
2015
Memory Café/Auburn @ Clover Healthcare Activity Room
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm
Memory Café/Auburn @ Clover Healthcare Activity Room | Auburn | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more. Our theme for the Auburn Memory Café  is “Capturing Memories.” Coffee/cookies served.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

We usually meet on the last Sunday of the month. In December 2014, we will meet on December 21st.

May
3
Sun
2015
Pilates @ Cancer Community Center
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Instructor: Robin Stickney

In this class, you may find that Pilates is easier and more enjoyable than you have heard!

A Pilates workout aims to increase flexibility, range of motion and balance, while promoting strength and muscle tone. In this Pilates class you will enjoy a series of exercises that stretch and strengthen you, while standing or lying on a comfortable mat.

Through small movements, use of breath and focus Pilates will improve your posture, help you regain balance, and increase flexibility and strength in your entire body.

Pilates aims to provide complete coordination of mind, body and spirit. When this happens, you feel a great sense of well-being.

Every exercise is designed so that everyone can find greater ease in their body, no matter their age or fitness level.

May
4
Mon
2015
Spring Greening Cooking Class @ Cancer Community Center
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Spring is here! Please join Tanja, the Healthy Eating Specialist from Whole Foods Market to celebrate the turning of the season with all things green with this Spring Greening Cooking Class. Think salads, smoothies, and desserts.

Maine’s Memory Cafe/Kennebunk @ The Seed & Bean Coffe Shop
May 4 @ 12:00 pm

MemoryWorks Maine Start every month with our 1st-Mondays Lunchtime Memory Café at the Seed & Bean Coffeehouse in West Kennebunk. “A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. There’s no charge, unless you want to order coffee and/or lunch. Seed & Bean serves sandwiches, salads and pastries.

If you have a client, a friend, or a family member who has dementia or is afraid they have Alzheimer’s; if you have questions about memory loss in general, this is one place to not forget. Share with others who are dealing with the same concerns as you.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community

 

 

 

May
5
Tue
2015
Zumba @ Bright Star World Dance
May 5 @ 4:00 pm

Zumba class every Sunday! $5 to drop-in. Please bring your indoor sneakers. If you have never tried Zumba before, this is a great class to try!

May
6
Wed
2015
Pilates @ Cancer Community Center
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Robin Stickney

In this class, you may find that Pilates is easier and more enjoyable than you have heard!

A Pilates workout aims to increase flexibility, range of motion and balance, while promoting strength and muscle tone. In this Pilates class you will enjoy a series of exercises that stretch and strengthen you, while standing or lying on a comfortable mat.

Through small movements, use of breath and focus Pilates will improve your posture, help you regain balance, and increase flexibility and strength in your entire body.

Pilates aims to provide complete coordination of mind, body and spirit. When this happens, you feel a great sense of well-being.

Every exercise is designed so that everyone can find greater ease in their body, no matter their age or fitness level.

Good Wine for a Good Cause @ Grace Restaurant
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

At Good Wine for a Good Cause you can sample wines from over twenty-five wineries from around the world, while raising money for cancer support services. Many of the wine makers will be present to share information about their wines. All proceeds benefit the Cancer Community Center.

May
7
Thu
2015
Memory Café/South Portland @ Port Resources
May 7 @ 7:30 pm – May 7 @ 8:30 pm

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up.

We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

May
8
Fri
2015
Pilates @ Cancer Community Center
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Instructor: Robin Stickney

In this class, you may find that Pilates is easier and more enjoyable than you have heard!

A Pilates workout aims to increase flexibility, range of motion and balance, while promoting strength and muscle tone. In this Pilates class you will enjoy a series of exercises that stretch and strengthen you, while standing or lying on a comfortable mat.

Through small movements, use of breath and focus Pilates will improve your posture, help you regain balance, and increase flexibility and strength in your entire body.

Pilates aims to provide complete coordination of mind, body and spirit. When this happens, you feel a great sense of well-being.

Every exercise is designed so that everyone can find greater ease in their body, no matter their age or fitness level.

Simple Watercolors @ Cancer Community Center
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Paint with watercolors for well-being and enjoyment. Learn simple techniques and discover ways to tap your creative flow with this classic art medium. For both beginning and experienced painters.

Ask the Expert: Managing Fears of Cancer Recurrence @ Cancer Community Center
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This meeting of Ask the Expert: Managing Fears of Cancer Recurrence is a discussion of how to manage fears of recurrence with relations and new ways of thinking. Learn how to enjoy survivorship with a feeling of control and confidence. Lenore is a licensed clinical social worker and Certified Oncology Social Worker who has a special interest in supporting others to meet their personal goals from diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.