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Thursday, April 27, 2017
WCGH SAFE Nurse Mary Ann Ordelt Receives Award —
Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:38 PM
Waldo County General Hospital Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Mary Ann Ordelt, RN, received the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner of the Year award . . .
Rosenthal Presents the Evolution of the American Healthcare System
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal was for 22 years a reporter, corre- spondent, and senior writer at The New York Times before becoming editor in chief of Kaiser Health News, an independent journalism newsroom . . .
Nourishing Nutrition: Eating Well on the Go
Having recently returned from a camping trip away, I found myself thinking a lot about how to eat healthfully while traveling. Here are a few tips and tricks I have learned along the way that apply to any kind . . .
Alcohol Awareness Month Focuses on Teens
While Maine is in the midst of an opioid crisis, alcohol is still the most misused or abused substance in the community. Healthy Lincoln County (HLC) and the Substance Use Prevention Partnership . . .
Zumba Challenge to Benefit Rockland District Nursing Assoc.
Korinn Mowrey will lead the second annual Zumba Challenge to benefit Rockland District Nursing Association (RDNA) on Saturday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Watts Hall in Thomaston. . . .
63 Washington in Camden Offers Senior Day Services Program
Sixty-Three Washington Street in Camden, a longtime residential home for seniors, is offering a Senior Day Services program, to provide activities and companionship for those still living . . .
New Survey Finds Maine Tops Nation in Hospital Safety
Maine is number one in hospital safety in the nation in the nonprofit Leapfrog Group’s most recent biannual Hospital Survey, released on April 12. The survey focuses on errors, accidents . . .
Senior Health Fair in Belfast April 28
The public is invited to a free Senior Health Fair at Penobscot Shores, 10 Shoreland Drive, Belfast, on Friday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ocean House.
Experts and representatives from businesses . . .
Waldo County Y All-Ages Triathlon Festival on May 20
Waldo County YMCA will hold its eighth annual Family Triathlon Festival on Saturday, May 20, starting at 8 a.m. Competition is open to all, from first-time triathletes to more serious competitors, entering as individuals or . . .
“Women After 50” Program on Springtime Renewal
Quarry Hill in Camden will present “Spring-ing Forward!,” part of its Women After 50 series, from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 27, facilitated by clinical herbalist Jillian Kelsey-Rose and certified life coach Nancy Lubin, CPCC, CA. . . .
Pen Bay’s Marcia Kyle Elected to Post with Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics —
Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Marcia Kyle of Rockport has been elected speaker of the House of Delegates of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of nutrition . . .
Intro to Meditation Class, Free Meditation Sessions
Journey to Health will be offering an introductory course for anyone interested in meditation but unsure where to begin, and a free spring meditation series. Health & Wellness Educator Barbara Crowley will lead the three-session . . .
Dance Class in Camden for Those with Movement Difficulties
A dance class designed for people with movement difficulties, led by Katie Tranzillo, will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on four Thursdays starting April 6 at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 33 Chestnut Street in Camden. . . .
RSU 13 Mental Health Workshops Open to Public
The school counselors of RSU 13 are sponsoring a three-part Mental Health Series of presentations, all open to the public at no cost. Each session will take place on Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at South School . . .
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I believe the bulk of humanity works hard to be kind and genuine. It can be a struggle, but most of us try to be the best people we can be. That is not only a belief; it is also a personal choice. Believing the best in people . . .
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