People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Monday August 29, 2016.
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Which pet is right for you as you age? Charles Evans, retired canine Physical Therapist, discusses types of pets, size, cost, care and more. Can you afford initial purchase? Can you guarantee daily exercise? How will your pet be cared for when you travel? Are certain breeds better than others? Join us on Monday, 8/29 at 12:00 pm - bring your lunch (or grab take-out from our Monday Munchies), we provide chips, drinks and dessert. Call to register.
Dr. Kurt Kelley, a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist with Mid Coast Eye Associates in Brunswick, will be giving a talk on Thursday 9/8 at 1pm titled "Seeing To Your Health: Tips for protecting and optimizing your vision as you age".
The 2016 People Plus Senior Health Expo will be held at the Cook's Corner Mall in Brunswick on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm! Last year we had well over 600 participants with many receiving free flu shots, free massages, and many other free services!
Register now for the AARP Smart Driver class at People Plus on 9/22, from 1- 5 pm. This class is designed to help older drivers hone their driving skills and learn about any recent law changes. Registrations should be made by contacting the instructor, Read Rich, directly at 729-0775. Class size is limited to 20. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Drivers can be eligible for discounts on insurance upon completion of the class.
Gelato Fiasco and the Brunswick Area Teen Center held their annual scooping event to support Brunswick-area youth on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Gelato Fiasco Flagship Store donated 100 percent of sales on April 27 beyond the seasonal daily average to the Teen Center.
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", 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.
Can't attend Stacy's monthly Apple Club because you don't have an Apple product? Now you have your own monthly club! Bring your laptop, smartphone, or tablet and questions to a fun, informal, monthly drop-in chat group. Beth Aldrich (from All Thumbs Computer Care) will provide tech support for all levels of users. No Apple products – this one is for Oranges only!