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Region 9 Area Agency on Aging

              

 

  

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Chronic Pain PATH is a FREE 6-week workshop that takes place online. Participants meet virtually for 2 hours each week. For more information or to register, contact Brooke at 989.358.4616, mainvilleb@nemcsa.org or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/BAjyPxTULU

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

To promote breast health, consider doing regular breast self-exams. For many women, breast health includes concerns about breast lumps, breast pain, or nipple discharge. To learn how to conduct an at-home breast examination, click here: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam#:~:text=Place%20a%20pillow%20under%20your,check%20for%20discharge%20and%20lumps.

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Many older adults experience concerns about falling, this program is designed to help manage falls and increase activity levels for older adults. To register contact Lil at 248.666.4172.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

A Matter of Balance is an 8-week workshop series that emphasizes strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance. To register contact Brooke at 989.358.4616, mainvilleb@nemcsa.org or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/BAjyPxTULU

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Region 9 Area Agency on Aging is hosting free six-week Chronic PAIN workshop via Zoom. For more information or to register, contact Brooke at 989.358.4616, mainvilleb@nemcsa.org or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/BAjyPxTULU

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Friday, September 23, 2022

The Chronic Pain PATH workshop meets once a week for six weeks, for two hours. The topics covered are what is pain, dealing with difficult emotions, action plans decision making and problem solving, benefits of physical activity and exercise, fatigue management, medications for chronic pain, dealing with depression and guided imagery and positive thinking. For more information or to register, contact Brooke at 989.358.4616, mainvilleb@nemcsa.org or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/BAjyPxTULU

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Stop in today (NEMCSA Building 2569 US 23, Alpena, MI 49707)! There will be free COVID vaccines and boosters as well as vendor tables, giveaways, and free at-home COVID tests.

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Stop in today! There will be free COVID vaccines and boosters as well as vendor tables, giveaways, and free at-home COVID tests.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

We would like to congratulate all of our Matter of Balance graduates from the Cheboygan County Council On Aging & Senior Centers! Each participant spent a total of 16 hours learning valuable ways to prevent falls, and improve flexibility and balance all while having fun! If you would like to join the A Matter of Balance workshop series, contact Brooke at 989.358.4616.

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