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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 for Diabetes
  • Cooking for Digestive Health
  • Cooking the Mediterranean Way
  • Eating to Boost Brain Power
  • Gardening for Small Spaces
  • Making Your Own Spring Rolls & Dipping Sauces
  • Tasty Thai
Physical Movement
  • Ayurvedic Yoga
  • Chair Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga Level 2
  • Healthy Living Walking Clubs
  • Strengthen & Lengthen Your Muscles
  • Tai Chi for Health
  • Yoga for Back Care
  • Zumba for Beginners

Healthy Mind and Body
  • Enhance Your Health with Essential Oils
  • Explore Meditation: What It Is and How to Use It in Your Life
  • Healing with Clay
  • Healing Meditation with Crystal Bowls
  • Nature's Healing Remedies
  • Secrets for Transforming Stress
  • Stop Smoking with Hypnosis

View, save or print our 2015 Spring 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 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.

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. 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.

Contact Us

We would like to hear from you as we enhance our program. Please take a moment to complete a survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HLRC.
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Alfond Center for Health
35 Medical Center Parkway Room B2410
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-1620