LEWISTON – Central Maine Medical Center’s Senior Health and Wellness Services will offer the following programs to the region’s older residents during February:

Fit and Fun: Low-impact aerobics, strengthening, stretching and flexibility. The class will be offered from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. A fee will be charged.

People with Arthritis Can Exercise or Personal Fitness: It includes a one-on-one evaluation and exercises designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of motion. The class will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. A fee will be charged. Call for class times.

“Keeping the Beat: How to Stay Heart Healthy” will be the topic of a program set from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Feb. 14. Registered Nurse Barbara Aliberti will provide information about lifestyle changes that individuals can make to improve their heart health.

The Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute will sponsor a free ScoreKeeper cardiac risk assessment screening by appointment on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

Integral to the ScoreKeeper screening process is a software program that creates a personalized report about an individual’s health status. Information provided by ScoreKeeper, if used effectively, can help an individual improve their cardiovascular health. Free. It is by appointment only.

Bladder health consults with Angela Dubuc, RN, manager of the CMMC Bladder Control Center, will be offered on Monday, Feb. 28, by appointment. Participants can meet one-on-one to discuss concerns and learn about possible solutions to bladder-related problems. The consults are free.

Central Maine Medical Center’s Senior Services and SeniorsPlus will offer a Medicare Drug Discount and Benefit Checklist Review on Monday, Feb. 28.

Participants will meet one-on-one with an adviser and will be advised on what medication discount option will best serve their needs. A review of other potential benefits will also be offered. The service is being provided free by appointment only.

Free blood pressure screenings will be offered on a walk-in basis on Mondays between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays between 9:30 and 11 a.m.

All programs are in the CMMC Wellness Center unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, call 795-2905 or 1-800-564-4555.


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