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Acupressure for Pain, Nausea, and Fatigue- Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Learn how activating acupressure points in your body can help you manage pain, nausea, and fatigue that you may experience from your cancer treatment. If you have an interest in…

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(Canceled) Acupressure for Pain, Nausea, and Fatigue- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Learn how activating acupressure points in your body can help you manage pain, nausea, and fatigue that you may experience from your cancer treatment. If you have an interest in…

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Better Sleep for Better Health- Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Discover what’s disrupting your sleep and learn strategies for improved sleep. Learn how to adjust your sleep cycle so it’s in sync with your circadian rhythm. This has been scientifically…

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Better Sleep for Better Health + Prostate Cancer – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Learn tools to adjust your sleep cycle so it’s in sync with your circadian rhythm. This has been shown to help decrease blood pressure and stress levels, and to minimize…

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Better Sleep for Better Health- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Discover what’s disrupting your sleep and learn strategies for improved sleep. Learn how to adjust your sleep cycle so it’s in sync with your circadian rhythm. This has been scientifically…

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(Canceled) Breast Cancer Support Group- South Portland

South Portland, ME

This eight-week group is a safe space in which to express yourself, share your experience, and connect with other women, giving you a sense of belonging and empowerment. This group…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Caregiver Support Group- South Portland

South Portland, ME

This group is for anyone who is providing emotional and/or physical support to someone with cancer. The caregiver support group provides a safe, comfortable place to find the support, information,…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Chair Yoga – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Have you always wanted to try yoga but were concerned it might be too much for you? Chair yoga gives you all the benefits of a floor yoga class while…

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(Canceled) Creating Calm – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Learn how to awaken self-compassion through visualization and creativity. In this workshop, we will do a brief Qi Gong pose, with a relaxing twenty minute visualization exercise. Afterward, you will…

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(Canceled) Creative Movements: An Improvisation Workshop Series – South Portland

South Portland, ME

If you have recently finished cancer treatment and want to re-connect with your body, this three-part workshop series is for you! Dance instructor, Jessamyn Schmidt creates a safe space for…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Crystal Bowl Meditation – South Portland

South Portland, ME

During Crystal Bowl Meditation, singing bowls of different sizes are used to create tones of varying frequencies that act as pathways of energy to different parts of the body. Participants…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Face2Face: Breast Cancer Support- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Face2Face is a peer-led social networking group for young women with breast cancer. This group is offered in partnership with Young Survival Coalition.  Third Saturday of the month, from 10:00…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Fatigue Factor – South Portland

South Portland, ME

Fatigue is a common and distressing side effect of cancer and its treatment. Fatigue Factor provides information and support to help you better understand and cope with cancer-related fatigue, through a…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Fatigue Factor – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Fatigue is a common and distressing side effect of cancer and its treatment. Fatigue Factor provides information and support to help you better understand and cope with cancer-related fatigue, through…

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Food is Medicine- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Thinking of your food as medicine can motivate you to eat well. This four-part nutrition workshop will teach you ways to reduce your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases….

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Grief After Cancer Loss- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Coping with the death of a loved one can be one of the most difficult experiences in life. Learn about grief and how to adjust to the loss of a…

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Healing Tree Family Night with the Sea Dogs

South Portland, ME

Join other families who have been impacted by cancer for a fun night out with the Sea Dogs! The Dempsey Center has a limited number of free tickets for this…

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Healing Tree Family Night with the Sea Dogs

Lewiston, ME

Join other families who have been impacted by cancer for a fun night out with the Sea Dogs! The Dempsey Center has a limited number of free tickets for this…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma Support Group- South Portland

South Portland, ME

A support group for adults impacted by a diagnosis of leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma – open to both patients and loved ones. This support group is offered in partnership…

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(Canceled) Living Well With Chronic Pain- Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

If you or your loved one is living with chronic pain related to a cancer experience this workshop will benefit you. Living Well with Chronic Pain is a 6-session workshop…

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(Canceled) Living Well With Chronic Pain- South Portland

South Portland, ME

If you or your loved one is living with chronic pain related to a cancer experience this workshop will benefit you. Living Well with Chronic Pain is a 6-session workshop…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Advanced Cancer Support Group – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Through discussion and guided exercises, group members explore ways to cope with the challenges of living with advanced illness and to continue to find meaning and hope. A telephone consult…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Advanced Cancer Support Group + Companion Group- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Through discussion and guided exercises, group members explore ways to cope with the challenges of living with (or loving someone who has) advanced illness – and to continue to find…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Meditative Hypnosis- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Led by certified hypnotherapist, Maggie Clement, meditative hypnosis sessions are open to anyone whose life has been disrupted by cancer. The sessions help to relax both body and mind in…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Multiple Myeloma Support Group- South Portland

South Portland, ME

A support group for adults impacted by a diagnosis of multiple myeloma – open to both patients and loved ones. First Tuesday of the month 5:30 – 6:30 PM

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Pilates Yoga – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Experience the benefits of Pilates and Yoga merged into one to help you develop your core strength, tone muscles, increase flexibility, and reduce stress. Tuesdays,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Playing Through Life’s Obstacles- Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Are you feeling like cancer has made life way too serious! Have you found less time for playing with your children, avoiding messes, and being a kid yourself? Here’s a…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Prostate Cancer Support Group – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Education and support for people living with prostate cancer. Partners are welcome and encouraged to attend. The last Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 PM Click here for…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Prostate Cancer Support Group – South Portland

South Portland, ME

Education and support for people living with prostate cancer. Partners are welcome and encouraged to attend. Second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 6:30 PM Topics + Speakers for…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Qi Gong for Living Well- Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Qi Gong ( pronounced chee-gung) is a form of exercise that combines gentle body movements, muscle relaxation, meditation, and breathing to improve physical, mental, and emotional health. Studies show that…

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(Canceled) Quick and Healthy Snacks to Fight Fatigue – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Healthy snacks can be a great strategy for fighting cancer-related fatigue. During this session, you’ll learn about and taste quick and easy nibbles you can enjoy at home for an…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Reiki for Beginners- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Reiki helps the body balance energy to support health and well-being. In this class you will learn some basics about Reiki, get the chance to receive Reiki in a group…

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(Canceled) Relaxation Tools for Times of Worry – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Create your very own relaxation tool box. In this workshop you will explore a guided meditation, engage your creativity, and learn a breathing technique to slow down your thinking and…

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(Canceled) Relaxation Tools for Times of Worry – South Portland

South Portland, ME

Create your very own relaxation tool box. In this workshop you will explore a guided meditation, engage your creativity, and learn a breathing technique to slow down your thinking and…

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Restorative Yoga for Better Sleep – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Yoga has been shown to help you fall asleep quicker and sleep better. This class is relaxing and slow-paced, practicing the best yoga poses for sleep, allowing you to bend…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Slow Flow Yoga – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Explore gentle stretches and your breath to warm up your body, leading to standing poses with gentle movement helping to build body awareness, ending with time in relaxation pose. Variations…

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Stretch & Strengthen for Better Sleep- South Portland

South Portland, ME

This workshop offers a calming sequence of stretches and balance poses designed to involve every muscle group in the body. With an emphasis on preparing your body and mind for…

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Surviving and Thriving: Breakfast of Champions – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Fuel your body and mind with a healthy breakfast! In this hands-on class, you’ll prep breakfast foods, chat about the health benefits, sample a few, and pack some to take…

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Surviving and Thriving: Functional Fitness – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Functional fitness prepares your body for the movements and activities of daily living. When cancer treatment ends, this class can help you rebuild your core and muscular strength, balance/coordination, range…

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(Canceled) Surviving and Thriving: Intro to Tai Chi + Qi Gong – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Exercising after cancer treatment ends can improve your overall health and quality of life. Tai Chi and Qi Gong combine gentle body movements, muscle relaxation, meditation, and breathing to improve…

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Surviving and Thriving: Pilates Yoga – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Experience the benefits of Pilates and Yoga merged into one to help you develop your core strength, tone muscles, increase flexibility, and reduce stress. In this class you will get…

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(Canceled) Surviving and Thriving: Quick Healthy Snacks – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Healthy snacking can be a helpful part of your post-treatment nutrition plan. In this class you’ll learn about and make some quick healthy snacks that support your energy and overall…

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Surviving and Thriving: Thinking Outside the Lunch Box – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Fuel your body and mind with a healthy lunch! In this hands-on class, you’ll have the chance to prep lunch foods, chat about the health benefits, sample a few, and…

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Surviving and Thriving: What’s for Dinner? – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Don’t fret about dinner. Make eating well easier with a little organization and prep work! In this hands-on class you’ll get to prep dinner foods, chat about the health benefits,…

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(Canceled) Surviving + Thriving – Fit for Life Series

Lewiston, ME

The Surviving + Thriving Fit for Life series is designed for people who have recently completed cancer treatment and their caregivers. Led by a certified personal trainer, this class prepares…

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Surviving + Thriving – Life Beyond Cancer

Lewiston, ME

Cancer treatment has ended. You’re relieved that it’s over but you worry about the future. Everyone can benefit from the help and support of other people. In this discussion about…

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Surviving + Thriving – Post-Treatment Emotions

Lewiston, ME

While some people adapt well over time to life after treatment, many people experience ongoing fears or concerns. You may find you need a lot of support – maybe even…

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(Canceled) Surviving + Thriving – Post-Treatment Support Group

Lewiston, ME

This five-week group is for people who have finished their active cancer treatment. It provides a space for you to share experiences about your struggles and successes and to gain…

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Surviving + Thriving – Walk/Run Training

Lewiston, ME

Walking or running can offer numerous health benefits to people of all ages and fitness levels. They may also help prevent certain diseases and even prolong your life. Both are…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Tai Chi for Balance – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Tai Chi is a mind-body practice that combines gentle exercise, breathing practices, and meditation to bring about self-healing. It can be practiced by anyone of any age and level of…

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(Canceled) The Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

The Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet lets you meet your nutritional needs by focusing on natural, minimally-processed plant foods. This series provides tips and tasting opportunities to help you incorporate more…

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Understanding Lymphedema – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

Lymphedema, swelling caused by the buildup of fluid under the skin, is a common side effect of some cancer treatments. Lymphedema can result in pain, reduced mobility, feeling of heaviness…

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Understanding Lymphedema – South Portland

South Portland, ME

Lymphedema, swelling caused by the buildup of fluid under the skin, is a common side effect of some cancer treatments. Lymphedema can result in pain, reduced mobility, feeling of heaviness…

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(Canceled) What Now? Finding Your Way When Cancer Treatment Ends – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

When cancer treatment ends you may feel lost, asking “What now?” Led by a licensed social worker, this class gives you information about common concerns and practical tips for adjusting…

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(Canceled) What Now? Finding Your Way When Cancer Treatment Ends – South Portland

South Portland, ME

When cancer treatment ends you may feel lost, asking “What now?” Led by a licensed social worker, this class gives you information about common concerns and practical tips for adjusting…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) What to Eat: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment- Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

What you eat can impact how you feel during cancer treatment. During this class, our Registered Dietitian will share basic information about maintaining good nutrition while dealing with cancer, tailoring…

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What to Eat: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment- South Portland

South Portland, ME

What you eat can impact how you feel during cancer treatment. During this class, our Registered Dietitian will share basic information about maintaining good nutrition while dealing with cancer, tailoring…

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Writing Your Life- South Portland

South Portland, ME

Tap into your inner creativity in this writing group facilitated by former college writing professor Judith Hanneman. Writing can be a good way to process your cancer experience and find…

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Yin Yoga + Massage – South Portland

South Portland, ME

Experience a mix of Yin Yoga and massage. While exploring this form of slow-paced yoga, you will be offered gentle, hands-on support through massage. This combination can help you let…

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(Canceled) Yoga for Fatigue – Lewiston

South Portland, ME

Yoga has been shown to help reduce cancer-related fatigue. In this class you will practice gentle yoga movements and meditation, and have the chance to share with other class members….

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(Canceled Until Further Notice) Yoga for Life – Lewiston

Lewiston, ME

This is a gentle yoga class for all fitness levels. The focus is on range of motion movement and gentle stretching. No experience with yoga required, this is a drop in class….

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