coffee and conversation

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Margy Gambell, RN CCM at Comfort Keepers.  Margy will  show us various ways we can assist our failing loved ones – in and out of chairs, around the house, getting out of bed, etc.  She will also discuss the various services Comfort Keepers has to offer to families in need of additional help.  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

This program is a collaboration between Graves Library and the Kennebunkport Health Office.  Please give us a call if you have any questions.

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Please join us on Thursday February 13 @ 9:00 am.   Guest speaker, Rev. Charlotte Bell, MDIV, MSW from the First Congregational Church, will be talking about “Caring for the Caregivers.”   “A Conversation on Understanding The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving”

Charlotte currently serves as the minister at the First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport.  Her journey to ordained ministry also included a broad career for 26 years as a Licensed Medical Social Worker.  Prior to attaining her MSW degree her clinical social work focused on gerontology.  She has been trained and certified to support Alzheimer’s patients, families, caregivers and staff.  Her experience draws from providing support and education in a variety of elder living settings and caring for a parent.  She looks forward to this engaging time together with all who are journeying as a caregiver.

No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

This program is a collaboration between Graves Library and the Kennebunkport Health Office.  Please give us a call if you have any questions.

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Meg McCoary, an Associate with Hospice of Maine on Thursday, January 30  at 9:30 am.  Meg will discuss some of the services offered to those in need of Hospice care.  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Joe Wolfberg, Professor at the University of New England on Thursday, November 21 at 9:30 am.  Professor Wolfberg will discuss different ways to age in a healthful way.   No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

This program is sponsored by the Graves Memorial Public Library and the Kennebunkport Health Office.

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with John Ripton, Chairman of the Kennebunkport Shade Tree Committee on Thursday, October 24 at 9:30 am.  John will discuss some of the wonderful things happening in Kennebunkport regarding treatment and preservation of the Town’s historical trees.  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Mary-Lou Boucouvalas, Library Director of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library on Thursday, September 19 at 9:30 am.  Mary-Lou will discuss some of the wonderful online resources available to patrons of the Library and/or residents of Kennebunkport.  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

Light refreshments will be served.

 

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Cathy Fellenz and Susan Gesing of Kennebunkport.

They will conduct a community circle focused on racial justice.  The Portland-based Center for Restorative Justice has trained 18 local residents to hold community discussions in light of the recent incidents at RSU 21.  The conversation will center on this question:  How do we become a community that welcomes all?  Please call to register for this very important discussion.

Light refreshments will be served.

 

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Dr. Marilyn Gugliucci.

Marilyn R. Gugliucci is a Professor and the Director for Geriatrics Education and Research, as well as the Director of U-ExCEL (UNE~Exercise and Conditioning for Easier Living) Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults within the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Division of Geriatrics. Her “Learning by Living” research projects, UNECOM signature programs, advances medical and health professions students’ learning through the application of ethnographic/autobiographic immersion research methods.  Learning by Living: Nursing Home Immersion involves “admitting” medical students into nursing homes to live the life of an elder resident for 10-14 days complete with a diagnosis and standard procedures of care.  The Learning by Living: 48 Hour Hospice Home research immerses students into an 18 bed in-patient hospice home to work with an inter-professional team in providing patient care, family support, and post mortem care.  She also conducts research on older adult function, falls, and proprioception.

This is a morning not to be missed!  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Fiona Robinson of United Way to talk about the wonderful services offered by calling 2-1-1. Fiona is the Marketing and Donor Development Senior Manager of United Way of York County.

2-1-1 Maine is a free, confidential service that connects people all over Maine to needed resources in their area.  211 employs specialists that assist people in finding local services that help them stay healthy, safe, and independent.  This includes everything from heating assistance, mental health resources, food pantries, housing veterans’ assistance, and more.  Mainers can connect to 2-1-1 Maine and receive information and referrals by calling the number (2-1-1), texting their zip code to 898-211, or visiting 211maine.org.  This service is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

 

No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

SENIOR EDUCATION SEMINAR

Join us for some coffee and conversation with Dr. Marilyn Gugliucci.

Marilyn R. Gugliucci is a Professor and the Director for Geriatrics Education and Research, as well as the Director of U-ExCEL (UNE~Exercise and Conditioning for Easier Living) Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults within the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Division of Geriatrics. Her “Learning by Living” research projects, UNECOM signature programs, advances medical and health professions students’ learning through the application of ethnographic/autobiographic immersion research methods.  Learning by Living: Nursing Home Immersion involves “admitting” medical students into nursing homes to live the life of an elder resident for 10-14 days complete with a diagnosis and standard procedures of care.  The Learning by Living: 48 Hour Hospice Home research immerses students into an 18 bed in-patient hospice home to work with an inter-professional team in providing patient care, family support, and post mortem care.  She also conducts research on older adult function, falls, and proprioception.

This is a morning not to be missed!  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.