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Barre Bootcamp - Section 1

$35

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 6:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Barre Bootcamp is a low impact workout that will produce a big burn! Barre combines elements of strength training, Pilates/Yoga and dance. Small movements and many reps will help sculpt and tone muscles you didn’t even know you had! No class week of 11/23.

Instructor: Jenna Chase
Section I: Tuesdays, 9/8 - 10/27, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Section II: Tuesdays, 11/3 - 12/15, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Location: Online
Section I Fee: $35
Section II Fee: $29

Exercise for Your Life

$75

with Diana Ward

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Start your day off right! Give yourself a gift this year of “Body RENEWAL.” You will look better, feel better, and your HEART will thank you. This dynamic exercise class is on-going! JOIN ANYTIME!

Outdoor, socially distanced locations will be utilized for each class until an indoor space can be secured

Instructor: Diana Ward
Section I: Mon, Wed, & Fri, 9/8 - 11/13, 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Location: TBD
Fee: $75 per section - No Senior Discount

Sunrise Circuit - Section 1

$35

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Current session started Sep 11, 2020 at 6:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Start the morning with some movement! Sunrise Circuit is great for all levels of fitness. This circuit style class will work your total body. Get your heart pumping, increase your strength and work on your core during this 45 minute class. All exercises will have a modification and a progression so you can make the most of your morning! No class week of 11/23.

Instructor: Jenna Chase
Section I: Fridays, 9/11 - 10/30, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Section II: Fridays, 11/6 - 12/18, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Location: Online
Section I Fee: $35
Section II Fee: $29

Medicare Basics, What You Need to Know

Free

with John Holland

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Dec 1, 2020

Do you or a loved one need help understanding your options with Medicare? Did you know there are two ways to get your Medicare: Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage? When should you take Part A, Part B? Do I need a Medigap (supplement) Plan, a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D)? How do Marketplace Plans work with Medicare? Are you already enrolled in Medicare and want to better understand your choices for switching plans and potentially saving money during the Annual Open Enrollment Period beginning in October? If you have answered YES to any of these questions, then this session is for you. Sponsored by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging our highly trained SHIP Counselors offer current, relevant, and unbiased information so that you can use to make an informed decision about your health insurance.

This one hour course is generously offered free of charge by the Southern Maine Area on Aging, donations to SMAAA are always gratefully accepted.

Instructor: John Holland, Certified SMP/SHIP
Section II: Tuesday, 10/6, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section III: Tuesday, 11/3, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section IV: Tuesday, 12/1, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: Free 

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Free

with Archana Mayfield

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation developed by H.H.Mataji Nirmala Devi (1923-2011). Through this process, one becomes balanced and integrated mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. In this class you will learn chakra clearing techniques using natural elements and affirmations that will deepen the meditation experience. Sahaja Yoga does not require physical exercise and no previous experience is necessary. Archana has been practicing since her childhood and has 30 years experience. She voluntarily shares Sahaja Yoga.

Instructor: Archana Mayfield
Thursdays, 10/8 - 10/29, 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Location: Online
Fee: Free

How to navigate Medicare.Gov and the Medicare Plan Finder Websites

Free

with John Holland

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Dec 15, 2020

Are you someone who is comfortable going online to shop, or bank, or do your own research when making a purchase? Did you know that indications are that many Americans will spend more time researching a product or service than they will understanding their HealthCare Insurance option? If you are new to Medicare or, if you are considering looking for a more effective and appropriate Medicare Plan for yourself or a loved one, this course is for you. In this session you will be introduced to the most used tool on Medicare.Gov, the modernized Medicare Plan Finder. This newly designed and updated online web portal has many of the same features that you’ve used on most of the popular online shopping sites, such as enhanced search criteria, plans by name, plans at the lowest cost, and more. This tool will allow you to view online, in real-time, all the approved Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPs) and all the Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) that are available to you in your area. This course will focus primarily on navigating the Medicare.Gov website. This session will also show you how to create your own MyMedicare account and will have an in-depth review of the features and functionality of the Medicare Plan Finder. This will allow you to do your own personalized search for plans that best meet your Medicare insurance needs.

This one hour course is generously offered free of charge by the Southern Maine Area on Aging, donations to SMAAA are always gratefully accepted.

Instructor: John Holland, Certified SMP/SHIP
Section I: Tuesday, 9/15, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section II: Tuesday, 10/20, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section III: Tuesday, 11/17, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section IV: Tuesday, 12/15, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: Free

Strategies for Independent Living

Free
Calendar Next available session starts Oct 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

There are many products, services, and ideas that can help an older adult maintain independence. This class looks at home safety, money and medication management, and daily activities as areas where function can be supported by simple strategies. This course is generously offered free of charge by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging, donations to SMAA are always gratefully accepted.

Presenter: Family Caregiver Specialist from SMAA
Wednesday, 10/21, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: Free

CPR

$54

with Charissa Kerr

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
3 additional sessions through Dec 15, 2020

CPR class includes: adult, child and infant CPR and AED use, adult, child and infant choking, and how and when to call emergency services. The course cost includes use of the manikins, DVD, certified instructor, practical components, and a certificate of completion. The video portion has been shortened, and the practical time has been increased to ensure everyone has enough time to gain confidence in their skills. This class is taught to the standards established by American Heart Association. The workbook is not included with this class. If you would like a workbook, please indicate on your registration form*

Please notethis CPR class has been revised due to COVID-19 precautions. Each person will be required to wear a mask. There will be disposable masks available if people don’t bring their own. Each person will have their own manikin and each are prepared and disinfected prior to each class. There is shared equipment, and everyone is given gloves to use for practical scenarios involving shared equipment.

Section I: Tuesday, 10/27, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Section II: Tuesday, 11/17, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Section III: Tuesday, 12/8, 3:00 - 5:45 PM
Section IV: Tuesday, 12/15, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Windham Veteran’s Center
Fee: $54 per section





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