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Blood Pressure Clinics
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When: Third Wednesday of the Month, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
Held: Mid Coast Hunger Prevention, 84A Union Street, Brunswick
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Fourth Friday of the Month, 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Held: 36 Pejepscot Terrace
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Third Thursday of the Month, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Held: 35 Union Street, Brunswick
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Fourth Thursday of the Month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Held: Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot Street
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: 2nd Monday of every month, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
Held: Topsham, Westrum House
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Second Wednesday of the Month, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Held: 242 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset Senior Center
Contact: CHANS
Phone: 207-729-6782
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When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Resource Room
Phone: 207-373-6585
Cancer
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When: Third Tuesday of the Month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Phone: 1-855-552-7200 x800
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When: 6-week session offered twice per year
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Contact: Kim Lynch
Phone: 207-373-6546

 

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When: Third Tuesday of Every Month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Cafe Conference Room
Contact: Terry Kungel
Phone: 855-552-7200 x800
Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer website: mcfpc.org
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When: Third Tuesday of every month, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Boardroom
Email: Kim Lynch
Phone: 207-373-6540

 

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When: Ongoing 6-week session, Thursdays, 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Held: Maine Pines Raquet & Fitness
Phone: (207) 373-6592
Mid Coast Hospital and Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness have partnered to offer a new yoga program designed to limit stress, reduce fatigue, and promote healing for cancer patients. The six-week "Yoga for Cancer” program takes place weekly at Maine Pines. It is free and open to cancer patients before, after, or during treatment.

Yoga can improve the symptoms of cancer and cancer treatment, while helping patients cope. Benefits include a decrease in fatigue, pain, and anxiety as well as an increase in appetite, better quality sleep, and improved bone density. The Yoga for Cancer program will help cancer patients develop a better sense of well being, stimulate the immune system, and increase flexibility and strength.

Registration is accepted at Maine Pines, 120 Harpswell Road in Brunswick, or by calling (207) 729-8433.

Chronic Disease Management
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: By appointment
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6595
Support for children and adults with managing asthma, medications, and more
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:35 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Contact: Pulmonary Rebabilitation
Phone: 207-373-6367
An eight-week rehab program designed for patients with chronic lung disease. Sessions include exercise and education
CPR Courses
Price: $50.00PRINT
When: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital @ Parkview Campus
Phone: 207-373-2175

For information or registration please email or call Sharon Guethle, see contact information above.

Next class TBD (fall 2016)

Price: $55.00PRINT
When: Wednesday, 6 - 10 p.m.
Held: Parkview Medical Center, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-2175

For information or registration please email or call Sharon Guethle, see contact information above. 

Upcoming classes:

May 18, 2016

August 17, 2016

October 19, 2016

 

Price: $55.00PRINT
When: Wednesday, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Held: Parkview Medical Center, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-2175

Basic CPR (Adult, Child and Infant CPR) is recommended for anyone. Program focuses on injury prevention, household safety, and basic first aid. Meets State of Maine requirements in First Aid and CPR for daycare providers. 

For information or registration please email or call Sharon Guethle, see contact information above.

Upcoming classes:

June 8, 2016

June 22, 2016

September 21, 2016

November 16, 2016

 

Diabetes
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: Quarterly
Phone: 207-406-7290

 

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When: The second Thursday of every month, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Health Resource Room
Contact: Rebecca Torrusio, RN, CDE
Phone: 207-406-7290

While there are an estimated 29.1 million people in the United States who have diabetes, managing the condition on a daily basis can often feel overwhelming, discouragng, and isolating. Our support group gives additional support and provides the opportunity to share diabetes tips, resources, feelings, and stories that have made a difference toward effective diabetes self-management.

No referral needed

Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: By appointment
Held: 81 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 207-406-7290
Support for managing diabetes, medications, nutrition, and more.
Heart Health
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:00 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Contact: Cardiac Rehabilitation
Phone: 207-373-6360
Rehab program, with exercise and education, for patients with heart conditions
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When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Contact: Cardiac Rehabilitation
Phone: 207-373-6360
Free class series: covers managing and reducing risks for heart disease.
Lifestyle Changes
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 207-406-7446
A 12-week program that can help with long-term weight loss. Referral required.  Groups are limited to 16 people. For more information, call 207-406-7446
 
Our September session is now full.  Please continue to monitor our website for updates on our upcoming January 12th session.
 
Session Dates:
  • January 12 - March 30, 2017
  • April 13 - June 30, 2017
 
Price: Dependent on insurancePRINT
When: By appointment
Held: 81 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick @ 81 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 207-406-7290
One-on-one help with nutritional needs of adults and children. Referral required.
Price: $3.00 per sessionPRINT
When: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m and 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Held: Bowdoin College, Brunswick @ William Farley Field House, 35 Watson Drive
Phone: 207-373-6360

Price: $4.00 per sessionPRINT
When: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Held: Bowdoin College, Brunswick @ William Farley Field House, 35 Watson Drive
Phone: 207-373-6360

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When: By appointment
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6586
Maternity Care Education
Price: $65.00PRINT
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Phone: 207-373-6500
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Birthing with Confidence focuses on a natural approach to childbirth with an emphasis on relaxation, coping techniques, breathing techniques, and various laboring positions. Medication options will also be discussed. Information will be presented to provide coaches with the skills and knowledge they need to support their laboring partner, support post partum care, and support newborn care. A tour of the Maternity unit is included. 
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When: Monthly
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Mid Coast Hospital
Phone: 207-373-6500
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Breastfeeding Class is a one night class offered once a month, on a Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm. Content includes basic latch techniques, tips for breastfeeding success, and back to work strategies.
Price: $50.00PRINT
When: Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6500
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Infant Massage is offered as a five-week series on Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm. This course offers new parents the unique chance to nurture and bond with their infants while learning massage techniques.

Please bring:

  • Yourself and your baby!
  • A blanket or large towel. We will be sitting on yoga mats on the floor.
  • You can also bring a pillow to "nest" the baby on (not required)
  • Toys or snacks to keep older babies happy.
  • Stocked diaper bag.

We look forward to getting to know you and your baby as we explore the world of infant massage!

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When: First and Third Wednesday of the Month
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6500
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Mother's Circle is offered twice a month - on the first Wednesday, 1:00-2:30 p.m. and the third Wednesday, 10:00- 11:30 am. The class is offered for all new mothers whether breast or bottle feeding. Gatherings of our Mother's Circle are an opportunity for mothers to talk with other mothers about the joys and challenges of raising children. The sessions are facilitated by lactation consultants who are available to discuss feeding issues and do weight checks.
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When: The first and third Monday of each month, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Held: Parkview Medical Center, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick @ Family Life Room on the Second Floor
Contact: Mid Coast Medical Group-Women's Health Care
Phone: 721-8700
The New Mom’s Support Group is an open forum where new moms can come together to discuss issues and challenges related to being a new parent. This group provides support, opportunities to socialize with other new moms, and sharing of information and resources. Behavioral health clinicians from Mid Coast Medical Group-Women’s Health Care and Mid Coast Medical Group-Pediatrics facilitate the group. Open to all members of the community and babies are welcome!
Price: $10.00PRINT
When: Monthly
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6500
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Sibling Class is offered once per month on a Wednesday afternoon from 4:00-5:30 pm. This class is appropriate for three to seven year olds who will be big brothers and big sisters. Content includes a tour of the Maternity Unit, an age-appropriate movie, and discussions regarding infant safety and meeting a newborn. 
Parkinson's Disease
Price: Cost varies depending on insurancePRINT
When: Ongoing
Held: 310 Bath Road, Brunswick
Phone: 207-373-6175
LSVT is an intensive speech therapy treatment that focuses on the voice to improve or maintain vocal strength and loudness. Our therapists use LSVT when working with clients who have Parkinson’s disease.
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When: Third Sunday of the Month (except July, Aug., Dec.), 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Contact: Cate Parker
Phone: 207-373-6592
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Contact: Sue
Phone: 207-729-0035
Senior Health
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When: Third Thursday of the Month, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Community Room
Phone: 207-373-3646
Caring for someone with dementia is a significant responsibility with unique challenges and rewards. The Caregiver Resource and Support Group is offered by Mid Coast Senior Health Center to help participants understand the challenges of caring for someone with memory loss, while fostering supportive and beneficial group conversation.

Meets the third Thursday of the month, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room at Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive in Brunswick and is free and open to the public. For more information about the support group and future presentations, please call (207) 373-4656

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When: Second Monday of the Month, 11:00 am – Noon
Held: Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Community Room
Contact: Amy Berube
Phone: 207-721-1278
The Ounce of Prevention is a monthly series providing education about health and healthcare issues sponsored by Mid Coast Senior Health Center.
Stress
Price: $250.00PRINT
When: Tuesday or Thursday, 6:00–8:30 p.m. or 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick
Email: Ben Tipton
Phone: (207) 386-1888
An educational program designed to help people better cope with stress and life’s challenges. Mindfulness is an awareness that arises by intentionally paying attention to the present moment.

This is an 8-week course of 2 ½-hour weekly group classes and one 6-hour weekend retreat.  

Classes Begin the Week of October 3

Choose Monday 6–8:30 p.m., Tuesday 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m., or Tuesday 6–8:30 p.m.

Join us for an Orientation 6:30 p.m., Sept.13 at Brunswick Landing YMCA

to learn about the program and level of commitment expected.

For more information and to register, call (207) 386-1888.

 

Booster Series!

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Booster Series is designed to support your ongoing practice of mindfulness after having completed the 8-week program.  The cost for this class is $60. Registration is required.

MBSR Booster is a 1 ½-hour-long program held on each of four Mondays.  New Booster Series Dates: Mondays, Oct. 17, 24, Nov. 7 & 14 • 6–7:30 p.m.

Price: $35.00 (Scholarships available)PRINT
When: By appointment
Contact: Gail Boudin
Phone: 207-373-6585
Learn to reduce anxiety and pain before surgery, childbirth, and more.
Stroke
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When: First & Third Tuesday of the Month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Room
Phone: 207-373-6183
The Communication After Stroke Group provides survivors and their loved ones an opportunity to practice and learn more useful strategies for communicating when stroke has left a person with impaired language skills, A Speech-Language Pathologist from Mid Coast Hospital Therapy Services facilitates this informal conversational-style group.
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When: First Thursday of every month (Sept–May), 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Health Resource Room
Phone: 207-373-6183
The Stroke Support Group promotes wellness in those who have survived a stroke. Each month, a guest speaker is invited to present a topic of interest to stroke patients and their families. Participants are given the chance to ask questions and learn from others. A stroke survivor and a Speech-Language Pathologist from Mid Coast Hospital Therapy Services facilitate the group.
Substance Abuse
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When: Sundays, 11:00 a.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
For friends and family affected by the substance/alcohol use of someone they care about.
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Held: Locations throughout Sagadahoc County
Phone: 207-373-6958
Drop unused medications in a secure Medication Collection Box at police departments in Sagadahoc County and Brunswick.
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When: Every Thursday, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick
Phone: 373-6950
This new outpatient support group is open to anyone affected by the substance abuse of a loved one. Our meeting provides a place for affected others to come together to learn the importance of self-care as well as ways to help those in their lives who struggle with addiction. Behavioral health clinicians from Mid Coast Hospital’s Addiction Resource Center will facilitate the group.
 
Support Groups, Additional
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When: Mondays, 2:00 p.m.
Held: First Parish Church, Brunswick
Phone: 207-729-7331
For those engaged in long-term care of infirm or disabled loved ones
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When: First Tuesday of the Month, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Community Resource Room
Contact: Jennifer Kimball
Phone: 207-776-3611
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When: Saturdays, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Contact: Theresa
Phone: 207-725-8572
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When: Quarterly
Held: Martin's Point, 6 Farley Road, Brunswick
Contact: Martin's Point Health Care
Phone: 800-260-6681
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Held: CHANS Home Health Care, 60 Baribeau DrIve, Brunswick
Phone: 207-721-1357
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When: Monthly
Held: Community Counseling Center, Brunswick
Contact: Darly Jamison
Phone: 207-373-9447
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When: First Wednesday of each month, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Held: Cafe Conference Room at Mid Coast Hospital
Contact: Paula Jones
Phone: 207-841-8757
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When: Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 7:00 p.m.
Held: 81 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Contact: Valerie and Tracie
Phone: 207-319-7956 or 207-798-5891
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When: Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 7:00 p.m.
Held: Medical Office Building, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick
Contact: Valerie and Tracie
Phone: 207-319-7956 or 207-798-5891
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When: Sundays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Held: Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick @ Café Conference Rooms
Contact: Monica
Phone: 207-729-3149
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Phone: 24-Hour Hotline 800-822-5999 or 207-725-2181
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