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Open House at The Atrium

On Saturday January 19 from 11AM to 1PM, The Atrium independent living will offer tours of the community including our common areas, fitness studio and pool, dining rooms, apartments and more. FMI call Angela D’Amours, Marketing Representative at 207-221-7100.

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Learning Wednesday: COPD Awareness – RESCHEDULED

DUE TO THE WEATHER, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED
NEW DATE: WEDNESDAY APRIL 24
Join us as Mary Becker, RN at The Cedars presents information and tips on dealing with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Wednesday January 9 at 10AM in the Hoffman Center. Refreshments will be served.
Next Learning Wednesday: February 27 at 10AM
Celebrating Heart Health Month

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Three Reasons to Move to a Retirement Community

Independent retirement living provides convenience and ease within a welcoming community that offers amenities and services to support your daily lifestyle and preferences. There are many aspects to independent living that can help eliminate the challenges of maintaining a home and inspire a new chapter of adventures and friendships in your life. When talking with residents at The Atrium at The Cedars, here are some of features that have brought them peace of mind since making their move.

Socialization when you want it.
The beauty of an independent living community is that you can choose to be as busy or as social as … Read more here.

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Happy Holidays

Blessings for a joyous and healthy holiday season,
from The Cedars.

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Thanksgiving Greetings from The Cedars

May the beauty of the season fill your hearts
with joy and hope throughout the year.

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Food Drive at The Atrium

The residents at The Atrium are having a Thanksgiving Food Drive for families in need from the Ocean Avenue Elementary School in Portland. Staff, residents, families and friends are encouraged to donate non-perishables, such as: stuffing, canned veggies, cranberry sauce, mashed potato mix, quick bread mix, gravy mix. Bring your items to The Atrium by Wednesday November 14.

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

“Ask The Nurse is a program at The Atrium, independent living at The Cedars that gives our residents the chance to touch base with Nancy Kuliga, RN and ask health questions, get their blood pressure checked, or help them decide if they need to contact their physician. In addition to this twice-weekly clinic, Nancy also oversees the Home Health Services at The Cedars that provides support for our residents. Nancy enjoys getting to know so many of the residents and always looks forward to this part of her week.  Here is her advice on how to stay healthy this flu season:

1. Get the flu vaccine! The best time to get the vaccine is from October through November but it is … Read more here.

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Message from The Cedars

The Cedars community sends their sympathies to the families and loved ones of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. A public vigil for peace, hope and memory will be held at Temple Bet Ha’am in South Portland, hosted by the Jewish Community Alliance, on Tuesday October 30 at 5:30PM.

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November Learning Wednesday

Join us for a session on COPD Awareness
Wednesday November 14 at 2PM at the Hoffman Center
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease effects 16 million Americans
This workshop will answer questions on how to cope with COPD, provide diet tips and treatment options.

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Event at The Atrium Independent Living

Treasures and Antiques with Daniel Buck Soules
Auctioneer and appraiser, Daniel Buck has valued items for the Smithsonian and made numerous appearances on Antiques Roadshow.
Tuesday October 16 at The Atrium.
FMI and to RSVP call 207-221-7100

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