LEWISTON — The SeniorsPlus Education Center has announced September events.

Unless stated otherwise, classes are free and located at 8 Falcon Road. 

Using a Kindle Fire: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, with Tim Verrill. This is an introduction to Kindle Fire and will discuss how to make the most of an Amazon device. The class size is limited to 24.

Scrapbooking: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 11 to 25, with Corinne Saindon, local artisan. Class members will create a 24-page mini-scrapbook. The first of three sessions will focus on cutting papers for pages and inserting them in the book. The other sessions will include inserting pictures, embellishments and journaling. The class size is limited to eight. Cost: $5 per session for materials.

Legacy Storytellers: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, with Alzheimer’s Association staff. This presentation will describe the Legacy Storytellers Program, which begins in October. Through the program, college students interview and write the life stories of people living with dementia or memory challenges. FMI: [email protected], 207-772-0115.

Jewelry Making, Memory Wire Bracelet: 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, with Kathryn Beausang. Participants will select a color pack, then arrange a pattern for a four-wrap design. The wire will be precut. The class limit is 12. Cost: $12 for supplies.

Medicare Basics: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, with SeniorsPlus staff. Participants will learn the basics and timelines of this complex system, when to sign up for what, and ways to save money.

Consumer Fraud Protection: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 19, with Alan Elze. The class will offer recourses to resolve problems.

Work for Yourself at 50+: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, with Karleen Andrews, New Ventures Maine. The  program, designed for people age 50 and older, will discuss how to explore options, find focus, make a plan, connect with resources in the community and watch out for trouble.

Safe Driving: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, with Elwood Beach, AARP. Drivers 55 and older who complete the class are eligible for discounts on their auto insurance for three years. Those attending should bring driver’s license, AARP membership card and lunch. Cost: $20, payable to AARP; $15 for AARP members.

Balance & Strength Screening: 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, Sept. 22, at 1399 Main St., Poland, with Richard Bader Physical Therapy staff. This will offer an individualized balance and strength screening. The screening will include balance assessment, strength assessment, blood pressure check and medication review, and it will end with resources that fit the individual.

Heart Health after Retirement: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, with Dr. Lynette Weeman. The course will discuss the seven steps to ideal cardiovascular health and ways to keep the heart healthy after retirement and into the “golden years.”

Facebook for Newbies: 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, with Tim Verrill. The class will walk attendees through the steps of creating an account, posting pictures, sending messages and how to set up preferences. The class size is limited to 24.

Medicare Basics: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the adult education at the Elm Street School, Mechanic Falls, with SeniorsPlus staff. Participants will learn the basics and timelines of this complex system, when to sign up for what, and ways to save money. Registration with RSU 16 Adult Education is required by contacting 207-345-3217.

Ongoing classes

These classes are for all, beginner or advanced, who are interested in improving strength, balance and bone density.

Some insurance companies offer reimbursement. Call the insurance company for information.

Gentle Chair Yoga: 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays, Aug. 21 to Oct. 23 (no class Sept. 4), with Tisha Bremner. This class combines meditation, easy warm-ups, light stretches and gentle yoga postures. Cost: $40 for eight weeks; $8, drop-in. 

Gentle Chair Yoga: 9 to 10 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 29 to Oct. 13, with Tisha Bremner. The class is designed to increase vitality, gain a deeper sense of balance and find inner calm. It combines meditation, easy warm-ups, light stretches and gentle yoga postures. Cost: $20 for three weeks; $8, drop-in. 

Total Strength & Balance: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Mondays (no class Sept. 4) and from 11:30 to 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays (no class Sept. 8, 15, 22) with Linn Morin. Cost: $3 for one class a week; $5 for any two classes a week; $6 for three classes a week. FMI, register: 207-523-9055.

FMI, register: 800-427-1241.

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