People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Monday September 1, 2014.
Join Dave Brown from Bridges Home Care and Chris Teague from Spectrum Generations for a discussion on successful strategies for staying in your home as long as possible. Dave Brown is the Community Liaison for Bridges Home Care, a division of Spectrum Generations. They provide a comprehensive group of services that support a person living at home. Chris Teague is the Director of Nutrition for Spectrum Generations, the provider of Meals on Wheels, community dining, catering, and nutritional information.
Would you like to learn how to meditate? Do you meditate already but just can't seem to develop a regular practice? This weekly meditation circle will help you develop your own practice and maintain or deepen it with the guidance of an experienced instructor.
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 9/16 – 10/28 (no class 10/14), Tuesdays 1:30 pm, $30 members/$60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
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 9/16 – 10/28 (no class 10/14), Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/ $60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
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An AARP Safe Driver class will be offered at People Plus on Friday, Sept 12, 8 -12 pm. Class runs for four hours and drivers are often eligible for discounts on their insurance after successfully completing a class. Register directly with the instructor, Read Rich at 729-0775. Class size is limited to 20, registration on a first call basis. (A second class may be added depending on response). Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for all others.
If you are concerned about a family history or are curious about whether you are at risk, there is a new “Diabetes Prevention” 16-week lifestyle change program being offered at People Plus in Brunswick! Starting on June 18 at 4 pm and running initially for 16 weeks, this program, developed by the Centers for Disease Control, is designed to help reduce the development of diabetes and has proven success in preventing Type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.
A new Biking Club for members of People Plus, Easy Riders, will have their inaugural ride on Wednesday, May 14. Interested riders should meet in the People Plus parking lot at 9 am. The ride will last for about an hour.
Thank you to all the members of the community that came out to support the Brunswick Teen Center fundraiser on Wednesday, 4/16. A HUGE thank you to Gelato Fiasco and Big Top Deli for their support of this event.