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

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 program 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.

Central Maine Medical Center’s Senior Services and SeniorsPlus will offer a Medicare drug discount and benefit checklist review on April 19. Participants will meet one-on-one with an adviser and will be counseled on what medication discount option will best serve their needs. A review of other potential benefits will also be offered. The service is provided free by appointment only.

The Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute will sponsor a free ScoreKeeper cardiac risk assessment screening by appointment on April 20. 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. By appointment only.

A hearing screening with Hearing Healthcare Associates will be offered by appointment on April 20. The screening will evaluate the status of a participant’s hearing.

Bladder health consults with Angela Dubuc, RN, manager of the CMMC Bladder Control Center, will be offered on April 21 by appointment. Participants can meet one-on-one to discuss concerns and learn about possible solutions to bladder-related problems. The consults are offered free.

A free osteoporosis screening with rheumatologist Robert Sylvester, M.D., will be offered on April 26 by appointment. The simple and easy screening and consultation reveals whether someone is at risk for developing the disease.

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 offered in the CMMC Wellness Center unless otherwise noted. People should call 795-2905 or 1-800-564-4555 to register or to schedule an appointment.


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