AFCI is solidly back in the rides business – to anything in our local area. Need to grocery shop? Want to visit a friend? Interested in a community event? Have a doctor’s appointment? Call 207-824-4444 to reach our N2N (Neighbor to Neighbor) Rides program.

Community

Bethel Chamber of Commerce website (www.bethelmaine.com) for community events, including SeniorsPlus Chair and Mat Yoga on Zoom. See what’s on at The Gem Theater (thegemtheater.com). Have you been to the new ice rink at the former Ethel Bisbee School on Philbrook St. in Bethel? Great work, Bethel Rec Board, and many volunteers! It sure looks like people are having fun.

Bethel Food Pantry, first and third Wednesday of each month, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

MSAD 44 Adult and Continuing Ed will be back to their tech help evenings with Josh in March. In the meantime, if you want help over the phone, the Adult Education Office can connect you with Josh: 824-2136, x1340.

Mahoosuc Messenger – tune in to all the events and services in our corner of Western Maine. Click on https:/mahoosucmessengerpodcast.com to listen to the most current episode; you can also enter your email address to receive new episodes.

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Health

“Healthy Living for ME,” according to their website, “is improving health and wellness in communities across Maine. Through a network of local leaders, community organizations, and health systems (including SeniorsPlus in Western Maine), Healthy Living for ME delivers programs to help adults manage chronic health conditions, prevent falls, and foster well-being. If you are coping with high blood pressure, heart disease, COPD, arthritis, diabetes, or other chronic conditions, Healthy Living for ME can support your efforts to live life as fully and independently as possible. Check their website for information on a host of opportunities: https://www.healthylivingforme.org/.

AARP suggests the top 5 items that are good deals for January purchase:
https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2022/best-winter-sales-deals.html?

AARP notes “Surprising Parts of the Body You Need to Exercise Regularly”
https://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2022/forgotten-strength-exercises.html?

From AARP, good information on Shingles: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2021/shingles.html?

To request N2N free rides, Handy Neighbor Household Chores, or free Home Assessments: 207-824-4444.

For more information or inquiries and suggestions – email: [email protected], visit our FaceBook page or website www.agefriendlybethel.org. And look for our flyers in public sites.

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