Community Connect-discussion based learning

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Discussion-based learning and connection in a virtual classroom. Classes are open to all adult learners and interested community members. Limited classroom space is available in Farmington, Livermore Falls, and Phillips for those without online access.   

Free

Community Connect-discussion based learning

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Discussion-based learning and connection in a virtual classroom. Classes are open to all adult learners and interested community members. Limited classroom space is available in Farmington, Livermore Falls, and Phillips for those without online access.   

Free

Caregiver Support Groups

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Location: Zoom or Telephonic To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Our caregiver support groups offer a safe place for caregivers, family, and friends to meet and develop a mutual support system. Participation can be an empowering experience. Due to current public health concerns, the group will meet over Zoom vs in-person.

Free

Better Health Now with Pain

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Location: 1-1 Telephonic or Zoom Timeslots: 9:00-10:00AM or 11:00-12:00PM The Healthy Living for ME's Better Health Now with Pain is a self-guided, evidence-based program. The program is designed to help individuals deal with chronic conditions with a focus on pain management. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength; appropriate use of medications; communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals; nutrition; pacing activity and rest; and how to evaluate new treatments. Participants of the workshop will work individually prior to 1-1 facilitator or small group weekly check-ins for

Free

Community Connect-discussion based learning

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Discussion-based learning and connection in a virtual classroom. Classes are open to all adult learners and interested community members. Limited classroom space is available in Farmington, Livermore Falls, and Phillips for those without online access.   

Free

Tai Chi for Health & Balance

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Location: Zoom (video & audio required) Instructors: SeniorsPlus Staff & Volunteers To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Tai Chi is an enjoyable exercise that can improve balance, relieve pain, and improve health, and one's ability to do things. It is a slow exercise. It is easy to learn and good for all ability levels. The essential principles of Tai Chi include mind and body integration, fluid movements, controlled breathing and mental concentration. Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of mind and body. It helps people to relax and feel better. Participants of this workshop

$20.00

What is Speech-to-Speech Relay?

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Location: Zoom Presenter: Debra Bare-Rogers, Disability Rights Maine To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Speech-to-Speech (STS) is a free service for people with a speech disability. Maine Relay STS provides one-on-one support for telephone calls. A specially trained STS operator simply listens to the conversation and repeats your message, whenever needed. Video-Assisted Speech-to-Speech (VA-STS) allows a person who has a speech disability to use both a telephone line and a video device to make relay calls. VA-STS provides the STS relay operator with visual communication cues from the STS caller via a one-way video conference connection. These cues may include lip reading,

Free

Zoom 101: Using Video Technology to Stay Connected

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Location: Zoom Instructor: SeniorsPlus Staff To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Join us for this 1-hour class to become more familiar on how to use Zoom to participate in SeniorsPlus' online classes, or to simply stay connected with friends and family near and far. You do not need a Zoom account or to download any apps to participate in this class, unless logging in from an Apple device. You do not need a video camera for your computer, although it is helpful. You can participate with computers or handheld devices. Educational material and resources will be provided for continued learning.

Free

Write to Discover~a virtual Creative Writing Workshop

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Explore the writer in you, while donating to a good cause. Join Maine Humanities Council Co-Facilitators, Elizabeth Cooke and Sara Beech, for a Saturday afternoon of art and writing to share stories. Workshops are family friendly, welcome to all ages and levels of experience.  A sliding scale donation is requested: 10 dollars per session is suggested. All proceeds support Literacy Volunteers Adult Tutoring. To register for one session or all three, go to our website at westernmaineliteracy.org and click on the donate button.

Write to Discover~a virtual Creative Writing Workshop

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Explore the writer in you, while donating to a good cause. Join Maine Humanities Council Co-Facilitators, Elizabeth Cooke and Sara Beech, for a Saturday afternoon of art and writing to share stories. Workshops are family friendly, welcome to all ages and levels of experience.  A sliding scale donation is requested: 10 dollars per session is suggested. All proceeds support Literacy Volunteers Adult Tutoring. To register for one session or all three, go to our website at westernmaineliteracy.org and click on the donate button.

Community Connect-discussion based learning

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Discussion-based learning and connection in a virtual classroom. Classes are open to all adult learners and interested community members. Limited classroom space is available in Farmington, Livermore Falls, and Phillips for those without online access.   

Free

Better Health Now with Pain

Bulldog Community Event main street, farmington

Location: 1-1 Telephonic or Zoom Timeslots: 9:00-10:00AM or 11:00-12:00PM The Healthy Living for ME's Better Health Now with Pain is a self-guided, evidence-based program. The program is designed to help individuals deal with chronic conditions with a focus on pain management. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength; appropriate use of medications; communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals; nutrition; pacing activity and rest; and how to evaluate new treatments. Participants of the workshop will work individually prior to 1-1 facilitator or small group weekly check-ins for

Free