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SeniorsPlus offers Tai Chi in Farmington(0)

June 22, 2017

FARMINGTON – Are you looking for an accessible low-impact exercise program? Are you interested in managing pain or improving your balance? If so, Tai Chi for Health is a program for you. Tai Chi provides a low-impact exercise that improves muscular strength, flexibility, and fitness. Increasing your muscular strength supports and projects your joints which […]

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Healthy Community Coalition to host garden events

FARMINGTON – Join Healthy Community Coalition staff for a free gardening event at the Hope Harvest Garden located next to Stanley Health Center at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Staff and Master Gardeners will offer gardening tips and hands-on demonstrations of on growing fresh vegetables. Participants will be able to take home their own container garden. All […]

Harold Alfond® Foundation awards $10 million to launch MaineHealth Cancer Care Network

PORTLAND – Cancer patients in Maine and Mt. Washington Valley now have access to world-class, coordinated cancer treatment thanks to an innovative collaboration between MaineHealth members and its affiliate hospitals. The MaineHealth Cancer Care Network, which will deliver comprehensive, patient-centered care and is being launched in part with a $10 million grant from The Harold […]

Strong Area Health Center welcomes new social worker

STRONG – This summer, Strong Area Health Center will be welcoming clinical social worker Katherine Kemp to the provider team. Kemp will be offering behavioral health services to health and dental center patients by focusing on the total person and assisting patients at difficult crossroads throughout the lifecycle. This includes patients who would benefit from […]


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