Nutrition and Physical Activity

 

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EAAA Community Cafe'

Corinna:
Corundel Commons
14 Hill St.
Corinna, ME 04928
(207) 938-2703

Dexter:
Dexter Town Hall Community Center
(207) 924-7624

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Corinna - Tuesdays only
Dexter - Tuesdays and Thursdays only

Community Cafe’s offer a delicious meal. Many Cafe’s have Bingo games, music, card games, and auctions to make the day fun. We welcome everyone into our cafes, and hope seniors will bring friends and family so they can all enjoy lunch together. 

Cooking Matters

Celia Yodice
HealthySV
447 N. Main St.
Pittsfield, ME 04967
(207) 487-3890 x. 2734

Cooking Matters for Maine is a partnership between Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit, and Good Shepherd Food-Bank. Cooking Matters has partnered with HealthySV to offer cooking and nutrition education classes in the Sebasticook Valley. Culinary instructors, nutrition instructors, and staff from HealthySV are working together to teach people of all ages about good nutrition and how to prepare healthy, tasty meals and snacks.

Healthy Maine Walks

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Offers a comprehensive listing of walking routes in the state. Walking routes may be a local high school track, a downtown "museum in the streets" trail, or a portion of a larger trail system. This website is designed specifically to provide information about where to find a place to walk in your community or in the town you are visiting, to help you lead an active healthy lifestyle.

Meals on Wheels

Penobscot/Piscataquis County:
EAAA
450 Essex Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-2865
1-800-432-7812
Email: info@eaaa.org

Somerset/Kennebec/ Waldo County:
Spectrum Generations
1 Weston Court, Suite 203
Augusta, ME 04330
1-800-639-1553

The criteria for receiving Meals on Wheels:

  • Senior must be 60 years of age or older, be homebound and unable to leave their house without assistance

  • Senior must be unable to prepare a meal and have no one available to prepare a meal

  • Available on short or long term basis, depending on need

Pittsfield Welcome Table

First Universalist Church
112 Easy St.
Pittsfield ME 04967
(207) 487-5861

Every Friday from 11:30a – 2:30 Pittsfield First Universalist Church hosts The Welcome Table: a warm space to enjoy good food and friends. Open to all; free to all.

Sebasticook Valley Senior Farm Share Program

HealthySV
447 N. Main St.
Pittsfield, ME 04967
(207) 487-3890 x. 2731

Coordinated by HealthySV and sponsored by the Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union and Sebasticook Family Doctors, the Senior Farm Share program provides seniors in Sebasticook Valley with free fresh vegetables throughout the growing season. Contact HealthySV for more information. Space is limited.

SNAP Education Classes

Celia Yodice
HealthySV
447 N. Main St.
Pittsfield ME 04967
(207) 487-3890 x2734

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) classes are designed to encourage participants to make healthy food choices within a limited budget and to choose physically active lifestyles. HealthySV offers classes for all ages from preschoolers to older adults. Classes include Eat Well, Play Hard, Pick a Better Snack & Act, Nutrition to Grow On, EatFit, Eat Together, Eat Better, Cooking Matters, and Eat Smart, Live Stong. For information on upcoming classes or to schedule a class, contact Celia Yodice.

SVH Diabetes & Nutrition Clinic

447 N. Main St.
Pittsfield, ME 04967
(207) 487-4068

Services include: “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” – a self-management education program; Meal Planning Made Easy; Injection Training; Glucometer Training; Intensive Insulin Management; Insulin Pump Evaluation, Teaching, and Follow-up; Gestational Diabetes Education; 72-hour Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Blood Sugar Management; Telephonic Diabetes Education and Support Program; Community Nutrition and Diabetes Education Programs

TOPS

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TOPS Club Inc. is a non-profit, weight-loss support and wellness education organization. Local chapters can be found in Pittsfield, Newport, Hartland, Clinton, Skowhegan, Dexter, and many more locations making it easy for you to find a chapter that fits your schedule and style.  For more information, to contact a local coordinator, visit the website.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Somerset County:
7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976-4209
Phone: 207.474.9622 or
800.287.1495 (in Maine)
FAX: 207.474.0374
E-mail: cesom@umext.maine.edu

Penobscot County:
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401-4331
Phone: 207.942.7396 or
800.287.1485 (in Maine)
FAX: 207.942.7537
E-mail: cepen@umext.maine.edu

Offer educational programs and services that focus on the Maine Food System, Positive Youth Development, and Community and Economic Development.

Weight Watchers

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Weight Watchers is a weight-loss program that offers a variety of programs including: Weight Watchers Meetings, Weight Watchers Online, Weight Watchers Online for Men, Weight Watchers eTools and Mobile, Weight Watchers At Work, ActiveLink Activity Monitor, and Weight Watchers Magazine. For more information about any of these programs or to attend a local meeting, visit their website.

WIC Nutrition Program

Somerset/Kennebec County:
165 North Ave.
Skowhegan ME 04976
474-7463 or 1-888-942-6333
Fax 474-7461

Penobscot/ Piscataquis County:
103 Texas Ave
Bangor ME 04401
992-4570 or 1-800-470-3769
Fax 941-3063

WIC is a nutrition program for thousands of Maine families, helping Maine kids to grow up strong and healthy. WIC food benefits are available based on income guidelines and up-to-date nutrition research.

Winter Walking Program

HealthySV
447 N. Main St.
Pittsfield, ME 04967
(207) 487-3890 x. 2731

Free program, providing pedometers and a listing of safe indoor walking routes located throughout the Sebasticook Valley region. Contact HealthySV for more information and to register. Program offered November - March.