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Explore a Career in Healthcare Suite
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Explore a Career in Healthcare Suite


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Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

If you are considering a career in healthcare, this group of online courses will introduce you to three different opportunities within the industry: Medical Coding, Administrative Medical Assistant, and Medical Transcription. Find out which one is right for you! 

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Support through Meditation
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Support through Meditation


with Tia Mandrozos

Learn to be resilient in times of challenge and uncertainty. This class will help you get through these difficult times by learning various meditative techniques as coping tools in reducing anxiety, stress and/or depression associated with the pandemic.

Wednesdays, 7 - 8 PM, 6 weeks, Mar 8 - June 4, $69

Yoga with Jade
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Yoga with Jade


with Jade Pedrick

60 minutes for all levels of yoga to increase strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.  Please note:  This class is on Tuesdays, not Wed as originally printed in catalog.



Lifestyle: Little Changes, Big Impact
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Lifestyle: Little Changes, Big Impact


with Claire Garner

This class will be an open-question format class. Any topics relating to health and wellness will be on the table, so come with your questions! We will go over the basics of how to eat to feel better and the strategies to promote real behavior change, and from there we will see where our conversations take us!

Prime For Life®


with Lynn E. Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts May 11, 2021 at 5 pm

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.

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Trouble Controlling your Eating?


with Kate V.

Calendar Next available session starts May 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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
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What To Do With Milk


with Shana Therrien & Marcia Lundy

Calendar Next session starts May 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021

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

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