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Healthy Living Resource Center

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 the Mediterranean Way
  • Cooking with Herbs
  • Cut the Carbs!
  • Fight Inflammation with Food
  • Is an Elimination Diet Right for You?
  • Learn to Cook Paella
  • Make Your Own Spring Rolls & Dipping Sauces
Physical Movement
  • Drums Alive®
  • Foundations of Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga Level 2
  • Let's Play Pickle Ball!
  • Tai Chi for Health
  • Tighten & Tone
  • Tour of Trails
  • Walk with Us!

Healthy Mind and Body
  • Breathe, Stretch and Meditate
  • Healthy Gut, Healthy You
  • Make and Take Essential Oils
  • Self-Care with Reiki
  • SoulCollage® Workshop
  • Stop Smoking with Hypnosis
  • Walk the Labyrinth

View, save or print our 2016 Summer 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.

HLRC Policies

Scholarship Assistance
If you need help paying for classes, please call 626-1279.
Discount Program
We offer a 20 percent discount per class to:
  • Seniors (65 and older)
  • U.S. military veterans
  • Current MaineGeneral employees:
    • To receive the discounts, choose the appropriate response to "Are you eligible for any discounts?" on the online registration form, and the discount will automatically apply.
  • Second family member of a household member who registers for the same class:
    • To receive this discount, enter HOUSE20 in the Promo code field on the payment screen.

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.

Weather Cancellations
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. No refunds are given within 24 hours of a class start time or 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 (207) 872-4102.

Need an Accommodation?

The HLRC will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a HLRC class or event, please call (207) 872-4102 at least 48 hours before the start of the class or event.


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Alfond Center for Health
35 Medical Center Parkway Room B2410
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 872-4102