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    Friday, October 19, 2018
    Bethel Family Health Center is offering a free 8-week bereavement support group on Thursdays, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  The series is scheduled to run from November 1 to January 3 and will be facilitated by the health center’s Behavioral Health Consultant, Katie Sloma, LCSW.   This will be Sloma’s third offering of the support group at the health center.  The first two bereavement groups were ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News, Health, Press Release
    Friday, October 12, 2018
    HealthReach has recently been awarded Substance Use Disorder/Mental Health supplemental funding of $391,000 which provides support to implement and advance evidence-based strategies for expanded access to integrated substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health services.    This supplemental funding will target enhancing HealthReach’s mental health workforce through the addition of a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, General News, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    The Stephens Community Healthcare Foundation has announced they are now accepting grant applications.   Applications must be postmarked by Monday, November 5, 2018 and awards will be decided on or before December 31, 2018.  Eligibility requirements for grants from the Stephens Community Health Care Foundation are tied to sustainable healthcare initiatives.   The Stephens Community Healthcare ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    SeniorsPlus, the designated Western Maine Agency on Aging, will hold an open house to celebrate the opening of its new office in Norway at 9 Marston Street. The event will be held Friday, October 19, 2018 from 7:30-9:30 am. Staff will be on hand to meet and guests and answer questions about the organization and its services, including Meals on Wheels. A complimentary continental breakfast will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, General News, Press Release
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    SeniorsPlus, the designated Western Maine Agency on Aging, announced its new slate of Offices of the Board of Directors at the organization's annual meeting in Lewiston on September 24. The new Officers are Pat McCluskey of Peru as the Chair, Pat Vampatella of New Gloucester as Vice Chair, Larry Morin of Lewiston as Treasurer, and Dennis Gray of Norway as Secretary. In addition Mell Hamlyn of ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Do you have a crazy aunt, or gradnmother that you just adore? Then you'll love the Halloween event that is planned at 49 Franklin in Rumford on October 28th at 2:00 pm. They're crazy, zany, sometimes wacky, and always downright lovable! The witches of 49 Franklin are ready to show you how to celebrate the season with lots of laughs and Halloween fun. "Witches" is a fun interactive event for the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News, Events, Press Release
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    The world’s only identical twin professional harpists, "The Harp Twins" Camille and Kennerly Kitt will perform at 49 Franklin’s Mystic Theater in Rumford October 25th. The sisters were trained classically (with University degrees in Harp Performance) but have a passion and flair for arranging and performing rock, metal, and soundtrack music for Harp Duet. They have over 100 viral videos on YouTube ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Western Maine Health Vice President of Clinical Services, Margaret Burns, RN, PhD, is pleased to announce that Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH) Registered Nurse, Jeanne Rosato, RN, OCN, recently passed the Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN®) Examination administered by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC).   The OCN® Examination tests the knowledge necessary for the nurse to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, General News, Press Release
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    The 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards Celebration, hosted by the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative, was held on September 27th at the Maine Hospital Association.  The event, attended by hospital and public health stakeholders from across the state, recognized efforts by Maine hospitals to address tobacco use and ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Stephens Memorial Hospital is pleased to offer, “Kite Flying 101”.  Build, decorate and experience the excitement of flying your own kite!  Believe it or not, there are tips and tricks to successful kite flying.  Join SMH and Terry Robinson of the “ColorTheSky!” kiting group for a brief talk about how the success of kite flying depends on kite style, kiting location, winds speed and wind ...read more
    Categories: General News, Press Release, Community, Health
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Stakeholders from across the county will be given opportunities in October to shape priorities for community health at special forums aimed at providing input to the region’s healthcare organizations.   These forums will discuss the Oxford County Health Profile and are scheduled for:   ·         Wednesday, October 10, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Telstar High School Library (284 Walker Mills ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Stephens Memorial Hospital is pleased to offer, “Introduction to SoulCollage®”.  SoulCollage® is a spontaneous collage making process that can promote self-discovery, creativity and requires no artistic experience. Create personalized cards to delve into your own divine mystery.  This is both an art project and intuitive expression.  You will use selected magazine images to tap into your inner ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Stephens Memorial Hospital’s (SMH) Physical Rehabilitation Department Manager, Lissa Merrill, PT is pleased to announce that Physical Therapist, Kelly Trancygier, recently joined the rehab staff.    Kelly joins Stephens Memorial Hospital from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is a recent graduate from the University of New England.  She will work in the outpatient therapy clinic three days a week and ...read more
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