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MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Healthy Aging

Movie Night: Being Mortal PBS Frontline Documentary


with Jessica Begley, MPH & Frank Chessa, Ph.D

Calendar Apr 17, 2018 at 6 pm

Please note: This event was incorrectly listed in our catalog. The correct date is Tuesday, April 17th. 

Join us to explore what matters most at the end of life. Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande, “Being Mortal” explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors, nurses, and family members who care for them. After the show, join experts from the field of advance care planning for a brief panel discussion.

This event is offered in partnership with the MaineHealth Healthy Aging Program as part of National Healthcare Decision Day (NHDD.) NHDD is an annual observance that aims to help people understand the value of advance care planning.

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Pump Up Your Pelvic Floor


with Susan Ramsey, PT, MA and Amy Harris MS, RN, CNM

Calendar Mar 8, 2018 at 6 pm

Did you know that regular pelvic floor muscle exercises can help:

  • Improve bladder and bowel control
  • Decrease pain during labor and childbirth
  • Improve recovery from childbirth, gynecological and prostate surgery
  • Increase sexual sensation and orgasmic potential and,
  • Increase social confidence and quality of life

This class will teach participants how to correctly find, feel and move their pelvic floor muscles. We will learn specific exercises to strengthen and relax pelvic floor muscles, how to incorporate pelvic floor muscle exercise into daily life and when to seek further evaluation. This class is open to men and women of all ages and stages of life, including pregnancy.

Full Course

Sexy Aging


with Amy Harris MS, RN, CNM

Calendar Feb 15, 2018 at 6 pm

You are still alive, shouldn’t your sex life be as well? Join us for an open and welcoming discussion of the physical and emotional changes that occur with age and how you and your partner can keep life exciting between the sheets. Some things get better with age… including sex! Find out how in this workshop.

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