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Prime For Life®
with Lynn E. Sheehan
Prime For Life® provides a judgment-free way of understanding how alcohol and drug-related problems develop, what we can do to prevent them, and why sometimes we need help.
It shifts attitudes, beliefs, and risk perceptions, bringing behavior change within reach.
It provides research-based information in an easy-to-understand format and teaches how we can apply that information in our own lives.
It creates a unique self-assessment opportunity to enhance awareness of our values and what we might be risking.
Register to receive the link to connect to this livestream session.
Trouble Controlling your Eating?
with Kate V.
Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Coordinator, Kate V., with Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) offers a solution for all forms of food addiction. Many people are finding recovery in FA from obesity, under-eating, bulimia, and obsession with food and weight. There are no dues or fees.
Tuesday, 6:30 - 8 PM, May 11 FREE
Thursday, 7:30 - 8:30 PM, Mar 18, FREE
What To Do With Milk
with Shana Therrien & Marcia Lundy
Now that you’re considering raising goats and interested in their milk, learn the incredible variety of things you can do with that milk! We will talk about drinking the milk raw and when heat treating (also known as pasteurizing) can be beneficial. We also make different cheeses, yogurt, soaps and lotions. We will share some of the basic recipes for all of these items and go over what you would need for supplies/ equipment from start to finish.
The location is in-person at the Anderson Learning Center in Springvale, unless school is closed, then it will be a remote class.
Helping Elderly Parents
with Steve Alcorn
Are your parents in their golden years? Learning how to help parents or other loved ones through their transition can prepare you for your own. This compassionate and comprehensive class will give you the tools, techniques, and insights for this passage.
Growing older is a part of life. Some aspects are joyful, some bittersweet, some frustrating, some frightening. You will learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help. You'll understand the impact of retirement, learn how to choose a nursing home, and be prepared to deal with death. You'll learn about financial and legal considerations, health issues, and family interpersonal relationships. You'll be introduced to special communication skills, observation methods, and coping mechanisms to ease the burden for everyone involved. You'll learn to handle most of the challenges you will face while coming to appreciate and cherish the privilege of the journey.
Self-Paced Online, Start Dates: Mar 17, Apr 14, May 12
Lose Weight and Keep it Off
with Donna Acosta
Do you want to lose weight and keep it off? Now you can! In this comprehensive course, you'll discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight maintenance. You'll master how to set and achieve weight-loss and weight-maintenance goals that make sense for you.
By the end of this course, you'll know how to set appropriate and effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight. You'll have the skills you need to lose weight and keep it off for a lifetime!
Self-Paced Online, Start Dates: Mar 17, Apr 14, May 12
Learn your Medicare Alphabet!
with Alan Minthorn
This course provides an overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the parts of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Alan Minthorn, owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. Licensed since 1991, currently in ME, NH, and FL. He consults with carriers on product designs as well as advocates for seniors in Augusta.
Real Life Realtor Q&A
Join us for a Real Life Realtor Q&A session. If you have ever considered getting into helping people buy, sell or invest in real estate as a career, you should consider picking these brains. Learn more about what a career in real estate is all about.
Nola Cady has been in real estate since 1984 and has seen every kind of market. She has owned investment property, helped hundreds of families move to and away from the coast of Maine and New Hampshire and has become a household name in the residential real estate market.
Ethan Ash is a commercial real estate broker and assists with selling commercial land developments, multi-families, and maximizing investor portfolios in NH and ME.
Whether you want to help someone buy their first home, multi-families, flip or invest yourself, this is a great opportunity to talk to some of the local industry's best agents. Come learn what it takes to be successful in real estate!
Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts Are They Right for You?
with Kathryn Bedell, Esq.
Learn how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, and how irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or Maine Care (Medicaid) liens. Discussion will include other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children. **It is highly recommended to take Attorney Bedell’s Estate Planning – Prepare for the Uncertainties of Life class prior to taking this class.**
Tuesday, 6 - 8 PM, May 18, $19