People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Friday March 6, 2015.
A former Maine newspaperman, Paul Betit is the author of three mystery-suspense novels featuring US Army CID investigator John Murphy. During the past decade, Betit has published Phu Bai, set during the war in South Vietnam in 1967; Kagnew Station, set in Ethiopia in 1968; and The Man in the Canal, set in Sweden in 1971.
John Webster, a Jordan descendant and Vice President of the Rev. Robert and Sarah (Winter) Jordan Foundation, will highlight the important events in the Jordan family history beginning at the third crusade in 1191 through present day, at our FYI event on Thursday, March 12, at 1 pm.
Was there a presentation at People Plus you wish you had been able to get to but couldn't? Don't worry, we now tape many of our events! Bernie Breitbart records them for us (thanks Bernie!) and then loads them onto our new People Plus Vimeo Channel. Included are Authors Chats, FYI's, Lunch and Learns as well as new News and Views tv shows! Click Here to see videos of what you've missed!
Click Here to view a copy of the March People Plus News Online, featuring exclusive page 13, available online only.
The new year at People Plus, Brunswick, will bring a renewed pledge to pursue “core values” at the Center and a new series of Lunch and Learn programs designed to do just that. “The focus is to age well,” Executive Director Stacy V. Frizzle explained. “Healthy minds and healthy bodies are at the very heart of so much we are trying to do at the Center.”
People Plus, Brunswick announced the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees for 2014: Carol Taylor Aderman, Financial Advisor, Abenaki Retirement, Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union; and Mitchell Brown, Office of Ins
Bea Blakemore, a popular local Zumba Fitness instructor, will be at People Plus Mondays, 10 am, starting Jan 5 for a new Zumba class! A native Parisian, Bea studied Ballet, Modern Jazz and Ethnic dance styles in Europe. We welcome her engaging personality and fun, low-impact style for seniors to People Plus! Cost is $5/class for members or $10/class for non-members. Call 729-0757 to register.
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class, which also includes an introduction to meditation, with experienced instructor Ann Kimmage, who brings the joy out of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs. Six week session 3/24 – 4/28 plus additional classes 3/10 and 3/17, Tuesdays 10:30 am, $30 members/$60 non-members for 6 week session fee plus $5 per class for extra March classes. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee.
Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but thought it was too hard? Pilates Lite, led by Dennis Kimmage, strengthens the key core muscles in your body but more gently than a traditional Pilates workout. In this class you will learn how to modify the physical movements to make them easier and more accessible. Six week session 3/24 -4/28, Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/ $60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.