22 River Road, Newcastle, ME 04553


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207-563-3350
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1/27: Maine Legends by Red Cloak Tours

Most myths and legends are rooted and have been recorded as historical fact that 
have been researched or have been heard from people who have experienced them firsthand.   Join us and learn more about the legends of Maine on Monday, January 27, from 3:00-4:00pm. 
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.
 

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Music by Julie Thompson and Neil Lamb

Vocalist, Julie Thompson and seven string-guitarist, Neil Lamb will share their musical talents with residents and the public on Monday, January 20, from 3:00-4:00pmBesides publishing songs, Julie is an internationally 
published author and narrator of several children’s books.  Throughout Maine and New England, Neil’s seven string guitar plays melodies that inspire and delight.
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.
 

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1/13: Knitting Great Shapes

Internationally acclaimed artist, Katharine Cobey, will present a 90-minute demonstration and class to understand and take control of knitting.  Suitable for every level of knitting experience. Join us at Lincoln Home for this free demonstration from 3:00-4:30pm on Monday, January 13. 
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.

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Memory Loss Education and Support Series

The challenges faced by caregivers of people with Cognitive Impairment and Dementia can feel 
overwhelming and without answer.  However, with education and support, a caregiver can learn a degree 
of mastery that will help build resilience and sustain them in a healthy caregiver role over the long-term. 
The Lincoln Home is hosting a 6-week series of 90-minute conversations that will provide practical solutions and new insights.  Each week will begin with an educational piece, and then a group conversation to discuss the current day-to-day issues of the group participants.
 
Topics covered may include learning skillful communications using the “Best Friends Approach” ™ to make life easier for you and for your loved one with dementia; behavioral challenges that are a result of the disease, and using “Best Friends” ™ 
 communication skills in difficult situations; managing the shifting roles and responsibilities between marital partners or parents and adult children; the progression of the disease, and how the caregiver role evolves over time; the role of Power of Attorney, and understanding Advance Directives; how to address driving safety and when driving privileges should stop; physical safety when moving or transferring your loved one.
 
This education and support series is completely confidential. Come with your questions and concerns Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 & 12 from 4:00 – 5:30pm at The Lincoln Home, 22 River Road, Newcastle. Call to RSVP:  Steve Raymond, 207-563-3350 or email, steve@lincoln-home.org.

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1/6: Music by Jud Caswell

Jud Caswell is a little bit like a one-man folk festival.  You’ve got your banjo picking, your Irish songs, a rack of acoustic instruments, and a deep catalog of award-winning originals.  He’s often compared to James Taylor and David Wilcox, but his songs draw on a long musical history and wide-ranging influences from jazz and Piedmont blues to contemporary folk and rock. Join us at Lincoln Home for this free concert from 1:00-2:00pm on Monday, January 6. 
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.

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12/9; The Life of Henry David Thoreau

Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will share the life of Henry David Thoreau on Monday, December 9, 2:00-3:00pm. One of America’s most famous writers, Thoreau is remembered for his philosophical and naturalist writings. In 1845 he began his famous two year stay on Walden Pond, which he wrote about in his master work, Walden.  

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12/2: Diagonal Knitting Demonstration

Knitting is a sculptural skill, according to internationally acclaimed artist Katharine Cobey. In her 90-minute demonstration and workshop, Katharine concentrates on the expressive potentials of diagonal shaping with an emphasis on making either seamless sculptural shapes or clothing. Come knit with us on Monday, December 2, from 3:00 – 4:30 pm! Suitable for every level of knitting experience.

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11/25: Bath’s Maritime History

Bath resident Irene Drago has turned her love of Bath’s maritime history into her debut novel, The Daughters of Long Reach, which explores love and loss through the lens of multiple families who are separated by time but connected by the rolling tides of the 
Kennebec River and the rich maritime history of Midcoast Maine. Join us on Monday, November 25, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm for this free talk.

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11/18: Life on the Water in the 1900’s

Join us Monday, November 18, from 3:00 – 4:00pm to hear Bill Hill share what life was like working, shipping and fishing in the local area during the 1900’s.  He will give a brief history of the pinky schooners that were a common type of New England fishing vessel.
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.

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11/12: Rotaplast Trip to Guatemala City Talk

Susan Tigert recently traveled to Guatemala City as a photo journalist and trip historian for Rotaplast International, Inc. A non-profit organization, Rotaplast is funded by Rotarians and orther organizations, and has been helping children and families in developing countries world wide for 27 years. The organization sends multidisciplinary medical and non-medical teams to  provide free reconstructive surgery, ancillary treatment, and training for the comprehensive care of children with cleft lip and/or palate, burn scarring, and other deformities. 
 
Susan will share her experience at The Lincoln Home on Tuesday, November 12th at 2PM. The team of volunteers she traveled with in September helped 114 children in the two weeks they were in Guatemala City. This was Susan’s first time as a Rotaplast volunteer and as a photo journalist  and was an incredible journey and learning experience that she is excited to share. The  daily blog she wrote for Rotaplast can be read at https://rotaplast.org/all/missions/2019-guatemala-city/

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