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WAY TO WELLNESS #25

By breaking major goals into smaller bite-sized daily goals, you know the concrete steps you need to take every day rather than feeling overwhelmed by the huge goal. Each day is made up of several of these small tasks. So whether that’s practicing a skill, completing...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #24

Despite all that is known about the harms of sugar, the average American consumes 17 teaspoons (68 grams) a day! The American Heart Association recommends limiting the amount of added sugars you consume. So how much should we have? Whether it's a natural sweetener or...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #23

Practicing yoga regularly provides a host of benefits, even if you only do it once a week. There is much research being done to better quantify these positive health & wellness impacts, but we don't need research to tell us that moving more is almost always linked...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #22

All parents are excited when their children say their first words, but it's equally important that they listen when parents give instruction or warning. Terrible listening skills start young as toddlers run off with parents calling "STOP!" from behind. It continues...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #21

When you take a look at your office desk or home office areas, what do you see? Are there papers sprawled everywhere? Lingering trash? Or is there simply nothing but blank walls and empty desk space? Creating and maintaining a healthy workspace is about more than just...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #20

The effects of stress caused by negativity include poor sleep, high blood pressure, heart disease, poor digestion, stomach aches, headaches, and a compromised immune system. Stress, anger, negativity, and fear all engage the amygdala producing a fight-or-flight...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #19

Many people who fall, even if they’re not injured, become afraid of falling. This fear may cause a person to cut down on their everyday activities. When a person is less active, they become weaker and this increases their chances of falling. Today, take some time to...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #18

A number of articles on the subject suggest that puzzles provide various health & wellness benefits including: Enhancing visual perception Honing coordination Improving memory Developing critical thinking Increasing dopamine production in the brain Heightening...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #17

Do you have a bookshelf queued up with books you are wanting to read? Hopefully, you have integrated some self-help, inspirational, motivational or personal development type books on the list! These kinds of books can help in the following ways: 1. They set the tone....

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JCCC Patient Navigator Featured By MCF

JCCC Patient Navigator Featured By MCF

For this month's Maine Cancer Foundation Challenge Cancer 2020 highlight, WMTW-TV talked with Kaitlyn Umphrey, RN, Patient Navigator at Cary Medical Center's Jefferson Cary Cancer Center about how she and the Cary team are helping connect Mainers to much needed cancer...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #16

There’s a powerful story that has been passed around and, while we aren't entirely sure where it originated or whether it is true, it is definitely thought-provoking and inspiring. The anecdote varies, but its essence remains. The story goes something like this: I...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #15

At the point where we begin to feel thirsty, our body is already in the beginning stages of dehydration. Additionally, as we age, our ability to sense thirst becomes less reliable so it's important that we don't sit back and wait for our body to tell us when it needs...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #14

Sometimes, work is about getting in, getting out, and getting that paycheck — and that's totally understandable, but there are benefits to becoming friends with your coworkers, and being someone people can get along with. Since work is where a lot of us spend most of...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #13

Our environment can have a positive or negative effect on our overall health and wellness. If our environment is in order, it can create feelings of peace and calm, if it is constantly cluttered or in chaos, it can bring on feelings of stress, panic and frustration....

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WAY TO WELLNESS #12

The Earth is like a gigantic battery that contains a natural, subtle electric charge—a special kind of energy present in the ground. For safety and stability, most everything in the electrical world is connected to it, whether it is an electric power plant or your...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #11

You might think of coloring as something just for toddlers and elementary school kids but, coloring actually utilizes areas of the brain that enhance focus and concentration. It also helps with problem solving and organizational skills. Our frontal lobes are...

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Pink Aroostook Advocates Attend Virtual Summit

Pink Aroostook Advocates Attend Virtual Summit

Since April of 2012, Bethany Zell, Program Director of Pink Aroostook at Cary Medical Center and President of the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition has traveled each year to Washington, D.C. to participate in the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Advocate Leadership...

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WAY TO WELLNESS #10

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 10,000 steps per day, or 150 minutes of activity per week. This can be done in long sessions or even bouts of 10 minutes at a time. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to add in a few extra steps during the day that...

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What People Say About Us

Here are just a few of the many positive things our patients have to say about their the care they received at Cary Medical Center.

  1. The staff in one day surgery is absolutely amazing. I was very thankful for my team of nurses, doctors and right down to the secretary that checked me in. You all were so amazing, friendly and professional. Thank you so much!

    Desiree S.

    Desiree S.

  2. I am beyond happy with our visit at Cary! We can't thank you and your amazing staff for keeping our little boy your #1 concern. You did such an amazing job! Thank you Cary Medical Center!

    Whittni N.

    Whittni N.

  3. This hospital was exactly what a hospital should be. The took such good care of my grandmother and the display of humanity and compassion was genuine. I am forever grateful.

    Joshua S.

    Joshua S.

  4. I had my son at Cary and I couldn’t imagine being treated better anywhere. The staff were attentive, empathetic, and went above and beyond for my comfort. I wouldn’t want to give birth anywhere else.

    Emily O.

    Emily O.

  5. A big shout-out to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Cary Medical Center’s ER, Imaging, Lab, Food Service, and ACU Departments. I can’t thank you enough for the wonderful care from each of you.

    Stephanie P.

    Stephanie P.

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