People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Thursday January 29, 2015.
Join us on Thursday, 2/12 at noon, when Crystal V. Card, Financial Services Manager, People's United Bank, will discuss how to recognize and reduce the risk of elder financial exploitation, how to plan for unexpected loss of the ability to manager your finances, and how to find other helpful resources on managing money and reporting financial exploitation.
People Plus continues its new Aging Well series with a Lunch and Learn with Don Miskill, a member of the Harpswell Recreation Committee, on Monday, 2/23 at noon. Miskill brings his engaging personality to discuss the best ways to stay active outside in our area as the weather improves in spring.
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
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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. Five week session 1/13 – 2/24 (no class 2/17), Tuesdays 10:30 am, $30members/$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 1/13 – 2/24 (no class 2/17), Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/ $60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
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.