People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Sunday March 9, 2014.
The People Plus Annual Report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2013, is now available by clicking here.
On Tuesday, March 18, at 1 pm, People Plus hosts Joanne Rosenthal as she presents Homesharing. You will learn about a lifestyle that could allow you to continue living in your own home, with the benefits of companionship, extra help and some additional income. For those looking to move, shared housing offers more affordable rent, a chance to help out a senior and the opportunity to meet interesting people.
Maple Syrup season is fast approaching. Have you ever wondered why maple trees produce sap in such quantities and why at this time of year? Or why can’t we collect sap from oaks or conifers? Have you ever tasted sap? The answers to these questions and many more will be answered as People Plus hosts Bowdoin College Biology Professor Barry Logan as he teams with Topsham “sugarer” and author Paul Rossignol to present FYI! “Sappy or Sweet”, Solving the Mysteries of Maple Syrup on Thursday, March 13, at 1:00 pm.
Jack Hudson returns to teach two classes this month for People Plus members! Computer Tutor class participants should have a basic knowledge of computers and may bring their laptops. These classes are free and open only to People Plus members. There is a maximum of twelve people per class. Class will run from 10-11:30. Registration is required. Call 729-0757.
Bring your own MacBooks to Apple 101! Each week we will learn about a new service you can use on your MacBook. Instructor: Drew Dow. This class runs for five weeks (3/3 to 3/31) on Monday's from 3-4 pm. $25 members/ $45 non-members. Registration is required. Class size is limited.
Bring your iPhones, iPads, or iPods to Apple 101 for Apple Devices! Each week we will learn about a new application or service provided by your device such as iCloud, FaceTime, Facebook, and multiple applications. Instructor: Drew Dow. The class runs for five weeks (3/3 to 3/31) on Monday's from 4-5 pm. $25 members/ $45 non-members. Registration is required. Class size is limited.
Senator Angus King presented People Plus with the Nonprofit Business of the Year Award from the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Meeting on January 17. The award cites the Center for its accomplishment in the areas of business growth and improvement, excellence in the marketplace, quality customer service, community contribution and good financial health.
Click Here to see the January 2014 People Plus Newsletter
Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but thought it was too hard? Pilates Lite 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. Each class will also include stretchy warm-ups, beginning Pilates exercises, and a cool-down for a full but gentle workout. Dennis Kimmage leads the class. Bring a soft mat and dress in loose clothing.