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Community Health Education


 Total Joint Replacement Education Class

First Tuesday of each month: 1 to 2:30pm, SMMC

Third Tuesday of each month: 4 to 5:30pm, SMMC

Free. An informational educational session in which staff members share information about what patients can expect before, during and after the procedure and stay in the hospital. Information is provided and questions are answered by a team of professionals - an operating room nurse, an occupational therapist and a physical therapist. Open to our patients, potential patients, family members and the general public. For more information and to pre-register, please call 283-1126.


 

 Weight Loss Surgery Information Session  phone.gif

Second Wednesday of Each Month; 6 to 7pm; SMMC 2nd Floor Classrooms

Free. Is weight loss surgery the right decision for you? Have you tried the other weight loss methods and nothing seems to work? If you're considering gastric bypass surgery, then this introductory class is for you. Information will be presented about nutrition, resources, and other topics to help with the lifestyle and emotional adjustments you may face. For more information, call 283-7987.

Where and how to sign up...

Most of our programs take place at SMMC (One Medical Center Drive, Biddeford), or at one of SMMC's Diagnostic and Therapy Centers in Saco (13 Industrial Park Road), Kennebunk (4 Shape Drive) and Biddeford (9 Healthcare Drive). Locations are noted as either Biddeford-SMMC, Saco, or Kennebunk. Other venues are clearly specified. Unless otherwise noted, there is no charge.

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