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Make and Take Spray 2019

$10

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm

This workshop discusses how our skin absorbs nutrients and what to look for on labels. We’ll cover the basics on essential oil safety and allows patrons to make their own organic spray blend they can use as an air-freshener, clothing, or bedding spray. *Alicia is not affiliated with any essential oil company.

Preserving Jams Fall 2019

$25

with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 5 pm

UMaine Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use a water bath canner to make jam. We will provide produce and canning jars. Each participant will receive a food preservation packet and will go home with a jar of what we make.

Transformation 101 2019

$30

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This 3-week course requires RSVP for all 3 sessions. Section 1: Mind, Body, Spirit: the first week covers sleep, exercise, meditation, nourishment for our senses, and time management hacks. Section 2: Nourishment Basics: discusses macro- and micronutrients, common misconceptions, portion control, fad DIEts, digestion, chewing, and snacking. Section 3: Preparing for Success: the final week explains clean foods to have on hand, herbs & spices, how to read ingredient labels, clever marketing scams, shopping & prepping food for success.

Volunteer with Pine Tree Hospice!
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Volunteer with Pine Tree Hospice!

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Become a Pine Tree Hospice Volunteer

Pine Tree Hospice volunteer education programs, in compliance with Maine State regulations, prepare volunteers to offer hospice and/or bereavement care for families in our community during and after a progressive life-limiting illness.

Hospice 101: Introduction to Hospice for Indirect Care Volunteers

This 4-hour orientation program prepares volunteers to serve as indirect care providers.  "Indirect care" includes services such as cooking, picking up prescriptions, working in the office or library, fund raising, serving on the board or on a committee, but does not include direct interaction with clients or families.  Upon completion, participants interested in becoming a direct care volunteer may choose to be mentored by an experienced Pine Tree Hospice direct care volunteer during visits with hospice clients and families for a maximum of 20 hours.  Hospice 101 is offered as a class and also offered as an Independent Study. Certificates are awarded after completion. 

H101 Class to be scheduled.   H101 Independent Study can be scheduled at any time.  Optional mentor hours will be scheduled individually. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org.  To register please call 564-4346. 

Core Curriculum for Direct Care Hospice Volunteers and Bereavement Facilitators

This 12.5-hour program is the first part of the educational preparation for direct care hospice volunteers and for bereavement facilitators.  Direct care volunteers serve hospice clients and families, but do not provide physical, nursing, or medical care. Bereavement facilitators support bereaved adults, children and families in structured group settings. Certificates are awarded after completion.

Times and location to be scheduled.  For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org.  To register please call 564-4346

 

Direct Care Hospice Volunteers

After completing the Core Curriculum, this 9-hour program prepares volunteers to provide direct service to hospice families.  “Direct care” involves being with a hospice client and family and may include quiet companionship, respite care, transportation, or activities such as fishing, playing cards, reading or excursions.  Direct care does not include physical, nursing, or medical care.

Direct care volunteers may choose to participate in any direct or indirect care Pine Tree Hospice function.  Certificates are awarded after completion.

 

Times and location to be scheduled.  For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org.  To register please call 564-4346.

Volunteer Bereavement Facilitators

After completing the Core Curriculum, this 14-hour program prepares volunteers to provide bereavement support to adults, children and families through the Pine Tree Hospice Bereavement Programs.  Bereavement Facilitators may choose to participate in structured group settings, which include the Nights of Service program for grieving children and families, the Growing Through Grief program for grieving adults; and the Evening Grief Support Group for Adults.  Certificates are awarded after completion.

Times and location to be scheduled.  For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org.  To register please call 564-4346.

 





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