You may have started to hear more about “doulas” in recent years. But what is a doula? What do we actually do? In this class I will provide a foundational understanding of what a doula does, different kinds of doulas, how we support you and why our work matters. This two hour workshop is open to new parents, expecting parents and anyone considering family building. Expect to leave with some tips to use at your own birth. Together let's dive into the number one tool for a more satisfying birth!
This 50 hour course prepares participants to work in home health care or residential settings. Personal care, communication skills, observing, reporting and documentation, how to provide care safely and deal with emergencies, consumer rights, aging and illness are among the topics taught. State certification is awarded upon successful completion of skill components and written exam. Excursions to local facilities included. Contact the AE program for an application.
Join Master Plumber Mike Kee as he demonstrates how plumbing works in a home, discusses preventative maintenance and shows you how to tackle common problems and make simple repairs. He will show you how to install or repair faucets, repair a toilet, clear drain clogs, sweat a pipe, determine what type of piping and fittings to use for specific projects, and when to call a professional. This live class will also cover student questions and topics.
Determining which Medicare plan you need can feel like a maze of uncertainty. In this Zoomed presentation by Catherine Slye you will be provided information regarding Medicare, Medicare prescription drug coverage, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplemental plans, and tips on how to save money, avoid paying penalties and how to navigate through the process with more confidence. Before the class you'll receive the supporting information to follow along (and for your future reference). Tune into the presentation from the comfort of your home, while still seeing and interacting with the instructor. Be sure to call MCST (596-7752 ext3) to enroll. Spectrum Generations is a non-profit organization; donations are always appreciated.
Is it time to reflect, reassess and renew? The past year and a half has been difficult at best and even life changing for many. This is an opportunity to look at where we have been and where we might want to go. It is a look at your life past, present, and future in a fun, creative, and unique form. You do not have to be artistic at all to join this class. There will be some supplies available for you to use but all that is needed is paper, pencil, and an open mind. If you would like to bring colored pens or a few old magazines that you can share this would be helpful. No technology is needed to attend this class! This is intended to be fun, relaxing, and amazingly informative. Maybe you will even find gold in your River. This class is a live (but Zoomable) with Patricia LaVallee, RN, Certified Mind Set Life Coach and former MCST Adult Ed CNA instructor who shares her coping skills from over 35 years of nursing, coaching, and teaching experience.
In this introductory workshop to the game of chess, beginners and future enthusiasts will learn basic rules and strategies of the game as well as get practice and guidance to the Game of Kings! The five meetings will center on 1) learning the rules of the game and how each piece moves and attacks; 2) understanding and practicing opening strategies; 3) the middle-game and the importance of good exchanges and positioning; 4) the endgame! and what it takes to walk away victorious and; 5) the last meeting will focus on speed chess and the fun and adrenaline rush of playing the game in limited time. Plan to bring a chess set, or share one with a buddy.