Is Living With Pain Getting You Down?
Interested in learning more about how to live with constant pain or care for someone who has long-term pain? Register for the “Chronic Pain Workshop,” a free six-week program at Pen Bay Healthcare’s Picker Family Resource Center. The class will be held on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. beginning September 3 and is open to adults of all ages.
The workshops will help participants cope better with chronic pain and feel more in control. The series will cover topics including:
how healthy eating can make a difference
how to balance activity and rest
how to improve problem solving skills
how to work with healthcare providers to improve your chronic pain management skills
The program is co-sponsored by the Picker Family Resource Center and Spectrum Generations and will be led by Picker Center co-directors Wendelanne Augunas, LCPC, and Linda Zeigler, RN. Suggested donation for the series is $20. Scholarships are available. Call 596-8950 to register or for more information.
Pen Bay Healthcare’s Picker Family Resource Center is located on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus between Women's Health and Urology at 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, off Route 1 in Rockport. Use the parking lot and door nearest the Urology side of the building. Call 596-8950 for directions if needed.
Pen Bay Healthcare's Picker Family Resource Center promotes building community by providing health resources and support that serve the needs of women and their families throughout their lives. The Center’s hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information visit: http://www.penbayhealthcare.org/pickercenter/.