Programs

The WHRL accomplishes its mission through a variety of programming focused on health and wellness.

Incredible Edible Milbridge

Incredible Edible Milbridge Project

Incredible Edible MilbridgeIncredible Edible Milbridge (IEM) is a series public vegetable gardens and education initiatives designed to create a community that is stronger, healthier, and more food independent. Click here to learn more about Incredible Edible Milbridge.

Bone Builders
The Bone Builders Osteoporosis Prevention and Reversal Program is an effective combination of weight bearing, balance and stretching exercises. It also includes nutritional information and support for all stages of osteoporosis. Originally developed from the Strong Living Program of Tufts University, Bone Builders is a free, ongoing program open to all those with a concern for osteoporosis.

When followed diligently, the Bone Builders program and exercises can help the body to increase bone density and reverse the effects of osteoporosis.

Classes meet twice weekly, once for an hour with the second class having an additional quarter-hour for education. Classes include standing and sitting exercises, utilizing hand weights and ankle weights for resistance training. Weights are provided. Class leaders receive special training. Medical clearance is required. Classes are limited to fifteen people. For more information, contact Marion LaFolette 483-2376 or email us.

Women's Health Trivia Night
Women’s Health Trivia Night is held three times a year. This is a fun way to learn the latest of women’s and family health issues – and Everything you didn’t learn in Health Class!

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Yoga with Geri Valentine

Yoga with Geri is offered on most Thursdays beginning from 5:30-7:00 p.m. $10 per night. For questions, contact Geri at 207.483.4679.

The Elaine Hill Memorial Scholarship Program and Love a Nurse 5K
The Elaine Hill Love a Nurse 5K Walk/Run is held each year to honor Elaine Hill and her commitment to our community. The proceeds from the walk fund the Elaine Hill Memorial Scholarship.