Healthy USM

October and November Lunch & Learns

We are offering two great Lunch & Learn talks in October and November. To register for the L&L’s, email:  healthyusm@usm.maine.edu.  Please include the name of presentation and where you will attend.

Pharmacy in Your Spice Rack

Do you know that there may be herbs and spices in your kitchen that can lower your cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and regulate your blood sugar levels?  Were you aware that you are putting antibacterial herbs in your pasta sauce?  In this class Peter Knight NP, will explore the medicinal benefits of common herbs and spices you probably already have in your spice rack.  Learn how you can use them to improve your health while pleasing your palate.

LAC Campus- Nov 5, Noon-1:00pm, Room 285

Portland Campus- Oct 29, Noon-1:00pm, Room423/424 Glickman Library

Dementia & Alzheimer's: Are they the same?

This presentation will feature an overview of memory loss, dementia and brain health and provide  information about The Alzheimer's Association's      programs and services. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Campus locations and times:

LAC, Nov. 19, Noon-1:00pm, Rm. 285

Gorham Campus, Nov. 15, Noon-1:00pm, FDR, Brooks Center

Portland Campus, Nov. 12, Noon-1:00pm, Rooms 423/424, Glickman Library

 

 

Meet Venus Gilley, Provant Health Coach

Welcome Venus Gilley:
Venus Gilley, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and she is excited to bring her experience in nutrition and health promotion to Provant Health and the University of Maine System. She will be filling in for Lacey Bouchard.