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People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.

Today is Thursday July 20, 2017.

'Aging Well' Lunch and Learn: Essential Oils for Healthy Aging – July 24

Have you heard of essential oils? Do you think they are just nice smells? Learn about using essential oils for supporting good sleep, soothing aches and pains, improving your mood and more with Katie Joyfulheart, a doTERRA Wellness Advocate, at our monthly Lunch and Learn event, Monday, July 24, 12:00 pm. Bring your lunch (or grab Monday Munchies) and we provide drinks, chips and dessert. Free, open to the public.

'The Elbow' with Dr. Giustra - July 27

Tommy John was a pitcher for the LA Dodgers in the 1970s whose wild pitch into the stands changed forever the way the elbow would be viewed as a critical link between the shoulder and wrist in the dynamics of pitching. Learn the importance of a healthy elbow at this presentation on Thursday, July 27, 10:00 am with Dr. Richard Giustra. Free members, $5 non-members.

Got Sun? - Discover Costa Rica

People Plus and Collette Travel have teamed up for another wonderful trip, Discover Costa Rica, from March 17-25, 2018. Highlights for this 9 day trip include San Jose, Coffee Plantation, Guanacaste, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Hanging Bridges Tour, Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal Cruise, Cooking Demonstration, Cano Negro Refuge Riverboat Cruise, Zarcero, and the National Theatre.

July People Plus News is Available Online

Click Here to view a copy of the People Plus News Online.

Save the Date - 2017 Gelato Fiasco Brunswick Area Teen Center Scoop-a-thon will be 4/26/17!

Gelato Fiasco and the Brunswick Area Teen Center will hold their 9th annual scooping event to support Brunswick-area youth this year on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The Gelato Fiasco Flagship Store will donate 100 percent of sales on April 26 beyond the seasonal daily average to the Teen Center.

Diabetes Prevention Program to Start at the Center April 27

Are you one out of three Americans who are at risk for developing diabetes (that’s 86 million Americans!)? Anita Huey, Everyday Nutrition, starts her 4th Diabetes Prevention Program at the Center on April 27th.

Date set for 2017 People Plus Senior Health Expo - October 17, 2017

The 2017 People Plus Senior Health Expo will be held at the Cook's Corner Mall in Brunswick on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm! Last year we had well over 700 participants with many receiving free flu shots, free massages, and many other free services!

Senator Angus King helped kick-off 40th Anniversary year at People Plus!

Key note speaker Senator Angus S. King helped to kick-off the celebration of 40 fantastic years of community at People Plus on Friday, March 11.

"Monday Munchies" kicks off at People Plus

"Monday Munchies", a new weekly meal program at People Plus, had its "grand opening" this week at the People Plus Center on Union Street. Members enjoyed homemade chili (with loads of hidden vegetables!) prepared by Executive Director Stacy V. Frizzle, and a chunk of cornbread as a side.

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