MaineGeneral's Healthy Living Resource Center offers an integrated mind, body, heart approach to health that focuses on supporting lifestyle changes that reduce and eliminate chronic health conditions and support healthy living and healing.
It is made possible with generous funding from the Peter Alfond Foundation.
By offering educational programs and resources that focus on healthy eating and cooking, physical movement, stress management and mind-body therapies, the Center provides tools to transform lives and create positive, lasting change for our patients, our employees and our community.
Healthy Eating and Cooking
- Cooking for Diabetes
- Cooking for Digestive Health
- Living Gluten-Free
- Make Your Own Spring Rolls & Dipping Sauces
- Move Over Taters...It's Grains Time!
- Passport to Healthy Cooking
- Sweet & SinLESS Desserts
- Ayurvedic Yoga
Gentle Yoga Level 2
- Prenatal Yoga
- Tai Chi for Health
- Tighten & Tone
- Walk with Us! (free)
Zumba® for Beginners
Healthy Mind and Body
- Enhance Your Health with Essential Oils, Level 2
- Explore Meditation: What It Is and How to Use It in Your Life
- Live Your Purpose
- Stop Smoking with Hypnosis
- Tap into Your Joy with Drumming
- Writing for Wellness and Joy
View, save or print our 2015 Fall Guide with information on specific classes, dates and locations.
Code of Conduct
The Center is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all participants. Please read our Code of Conduct
If you need help paying for classes, please call 626-1279.
We offer a 20 percent discount per class to individuals age 65 and older; to the second member of a household who registers for the same class; to U.S. military veterans; and to YMCA members who attend HLRC classes offered at a YMCA location.
If you qualify for one of these discounts, please enter the appropriate code when you register for a class:
Individuals age 65 and older: SENIOR20
Second household member: HOUSE20
U.S. military veteran: VET20
YMCA member: YMCA20
Delays and Cancellations
We reserve the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment or unexpected events. If that occurs, we will notify you by email and your class fees will be refunded.
If we need to cancel a class because of weather, we will put a message on our voicemail at 861-5257 at least two hours before the class start time.
We also list weather cancellations on our Facebook page and on TV and radio station cancellations.
Class fees will be returned if a class is cancelled. A $5 fee is withheld if you drop a class less than one business day before the class begins. No refunds are given after a class has started.
Refunds will be issued to the form of payment within 14 business days after receipt of your refund request.
If you paid by debit or credit card, it may take up to seven business days for the credit card company to post the payment to your account.
To request a refund, please call the HLRC staff at 626-1275 or 626-1279.
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