PARIS – Oxford Hills Adult Education announces upcoming classes.

“A Family for ME” will be instructed by Tina Carlson. A Family for ME is a nonprofit organization that has a contract with the Maine Department of Human Services to recruit and retain foster and adoptive families throughout the state.

In the two-hour course, participants will explore if being a foster or adoptive parent might be right, along with how to start the process of fostering or adopting children. The course includes an information packet, videos and handouts that answer questions related to increasing community awareness to the foster and adoptive families. The free class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.

“Investment Strategies for Retirees” will be taught by Fielder Mattox. The presentation will focus on strategies to enhance income potential while preserving a nest egg. It will also addresses ways to retain a standard of living with rising living costs and the possibility of catastrophic medical or assisted living costs. The one-session class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. Tuition is $10.

“Flexercise” will be led by John Jenkins. The course, which is easy on the body, will focus on conditioning and stretching. Muscle-toning exercises will lead to good range of motion and balance. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and flat-soled shoes. Bring a mat. The six-week class will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. Tuition is $25.

General Educational Development pretesting and testing is available. Classes are held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information or to register, call Oxford Hills Adult Education at 743-8842, option 1.


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