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    News Boquete (Penny Barrett)
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  1. Learn all about Boquete Health and Hospice at this panel Tuesday Nov 19 10:30am BCP Theater Click Here to See Image Boquetehealth.org info@boquetehealth.org
  2. View in a web browser Hi Summer is here and we have a new schedule for Yoga in the Butterfly House: So here we are with some new classes as well as old favorites: Pat is back from Tenesse and is offering an early morning option at 8am so you can get on with your day without interruption in her wildly popular Yoga Nidra class. We also have a new Friday Hatha morning class to set you up for the weekend with Allison. Yeah! We continue our very popular evening classes for those that work or have a busy social life during the day but like to hang with butterflies before bed!: Ashtanga two days a week with Tina and Allison's super relaxing yin yoga. We also do special events. Special group classes for celebrations or when you just want a relaxing day and we can combine with our other tour offerings and or our plant based lunches. Cacao ceremonies are available for groups bigger than 8 persons and you might be surprised at the types of things we can do or have done. Kids yoga, Yoga for special interest groups, universities, ladies retreats, extended families and so on..... How to contact us: 720 2939 - reception in the Honey House Facebook: ButterflyYoga Boquete, BoqueteBeesandButterflies Instagram: @Boquetebeesandbutterflies, @butterflyyogaboquete WebSite: natureboquete.com - where you can see lots of photos and videos of what we do and who we are and see if it is for you.
  3. ¿Conoce a Ricitos de oro y los tres osos? Ahora, llegan a la Biblioteca de Boquete con una nueva aventura en versión teatro: Ricitos de oro no quiere ir a la escuela. Con esta obra, dirigida a todo público, podrá pasar un agradable momento en familia y mostrar a los(as) pequeñitos(as) de la casa cómo el teatro es otra de las formas en que podemos conocer y disfrutar una historia. A partir de las 11:00 a.m., asista este sábado 09 de noviembre a la Biblioteca de Boquete y conozca, en compañía de los consentidos de la casa, por qué Ricitos de oro no quiere ir a la escuela. ¡Les esperamos! Entrada general: B/.2.00 (menores de 6 años entran gratis). Do you know Goldilocks and the three bears? Now, they come to Boquete’s Library with a new adventure on theatrical version: Goldilocks does not want to go to the school. With this play, for all audiences, you can enjoy a nice moment with your family, and you can show to the little ones of your home, how the theater is another way in which we can learn and enjoy a story. From 11:00p.m, you can assist this Saturday, November 09th to Boquete’s Library and learn, accompanied by the spoiled ones of the house, why Goldilocks doesn’t want to go to the school. We will be waiting for you! General Admission: $2.00 (For children under 6 years old the access is free) (The play will be only in Spanish)
  4. Welcome november with bodyworks for to suit your needs! 3 Relaxing Therapeutic Massages $ 85.00 ( 1 person per package ~ Regular price $ 105.00 1 Relaxing Massage + 1 Foot spa treatment $52.00 ~ Regular Price $60.00~ Foot Reflexology + Back Massage $ 40 ~ Regular Price $50.00~ 4 Foot Reflexology Therapies $ 82.00 ~ Regular Price $ 120.00 All promotions are valid till December 15th, 2019 and are an hour long. For the Purchase of 2 Gift Certificate receive a 40 minute Relaxing Massage or Foot Reflexology Free ( $75 minimun purchase) For Appointments or Consultations call Mimi~ 6 034~ 9842 Web: healwiththemermaid.webs.com ~ HOUSE CALLS $10 to $12 charge depending of location.
  5. Eat, Drink and Be Thankful 🙏 Join us for Dinner on Thanksgiving day at Sabor Escondido Lounge Date: November 28th. From 6:00pm to 10:30pm Fees: $17.50 + taxes For reservations call: 720-2454 ext: 301 -- Naysleth Miranda Buchahín Sales & Marketing | Valle Escondido Resort Golf & Spa Phone: 7202454 ext 202 / 720-2036 Mobile: 6430-5298 Site: www.valleescondidoboquete.com Email: mercadeo@valleescondidoboquete.com Address: Boquete, Chiriquí
  6. Course Menu Dining with an Unforgettable Experience. Old Recipes with a new and personal touch. THE TABLE Surprise Menu every Thursday Eat delicious food and have fun doing it Don’t Worry - Be Happy - Treat Yourself This Thursday, November 7, 2019, our menu will be all about "THE OCEAN", a surprise specially created by chef Claudia Schumann.
 The price of this 3-Course Menu is 35.00 USD
. Not included Beverages. 

Fridays and Saturdays we continue our Fine Dining Menus from 4 to 6 courses specially chosen seasonal fresh produce of fish and meats. Dear friends of SCHUMANN’S Restaurant, from this week on forward, we would like to invite you to our new creative dining events. Every Thursday we accept your reservation for a special dinner experience whereas you sit with other like minded guests to enjoy a specially created menu, cooked with passion and love, in honor of the good things in life. We are bringing you the whole world to the table a feast of taste and flavor. The dishes we create every Thursday will be a surprise, however we will provide you with some hints the week before as to the main ingredient and country of origin. We will also announce to you some interesting tastings of wine and spirits at these Thursday events. This Thursday, November 7, 2019, our menu will be all about "THE OCEAN", a surprise specially created by chef Claudia Schumann.
 The price of this 3-Course Menu is 35.00 USD
. Not included Beverages. 

Fridays and Saturdays we continue our Fine Dining Menus from 4 to 6 courses specially chosen seasonal fresh produce of fish and meats. Opening Hours Thursdays: Please come at 6:00PM to attend our Surprise Menu Event. We begin the evening with aperitifs followed by dinner at 6:30PM. As this is a menu to enjoy with all guests in attendance, please try to be on time to enjoy it. Fridays and Saturdays Fine Dining Dinner reservations are from 6PM to 9PM Reservations: info@schumannsrestaurant Phone 6657-5555 The Team at SCHUMANN’S is looking forward to make your visit a memorable one 🙂 ! SCHUMANNS RESTAURANT Jardin Encantado Calle Volcancito, Alto Boquete Panama Drivingdirections: http://jardinencantado.com/driving-directions You received this email because you signed up on our website or made a purchase from us. Unsubscribe
  7. What is "Donaton" ? Donaton is a Panamanian event to celebrate pets throughout Panama. On Saturday, Nov.16th and Sunday, Nov.17th people all over Panama will be raising funds and accepting donations on behalf of the many sick, injured, and homeless animals in our communities. DogCamp is proud to take part in this wonderful event. On both, Sat. Nov. 16th and Sun. Nov. 17th, we will be at the Los Amigos de Animales bulding. from 10 am to 3 pm. Come and bring your donations!!! For donations, you can use this paypal or you can bring the money on these days or at the tent at the BCP https://paypal.me/kirstenmiaquimby (include a note please) Thank you so much!!!! On Sun. the 17th there will be a Aoption Day &Lunch from 12pm to 3pm For a $10.00 donation, you can enjoy a delicious lunch and meet some of the sweetest cats and dogs available for adoption. All weekend long some 25 wonderful DogCamp volunteers will be out in the community accepting donations. Look for them in their colorful DogCamp and Donaton t-shirts from Super Centro Ivan, Alto Dorado, Mandarin, Romero, Super Baru, Ceffati and the park in town. On behalf of Boquete's most needy, thank you and God bless.
  8. Boquete Weather Watchers: I posted the data for October 2019 at the website Climate section and a new Weather Watcher Update No. 127 at this link. Lloyd Cripe www.boqueteweather.com
  9. "A more appropriate title might be "Body in Motion." In addition to Classical Pilates and Yoga stretches, Exploratory Movement exercises are included in the format to add a therapeutic dimension. "As we age we all become imperfect; due to injuries, surgeries, emotional traumas, diseases and/or simply preferring one side of our body over the other. Doing fast, strenuous, repetitious movements serve to reinforce these asymmetries creating greater imbalances & eventually pain. Thus, therapeutic movement is included in the class format, to slow down and heighten our awareness of the body and how we are moving. We do mat Pilates during the last portion of the class, after performing wall, ball, walking, balancing, and weight sequences. Each class incorporates a diverse format for overall muscular strength, flexibility, balance, core strength, coordination, awareness, grace & good posture. All classes hold everyone's attention as they are a creative mix of a broad repertoire of possibilities."- Suzanne Clare, Certified Pilates Instructor. So,,,if you're looking to have a hard work-out & nothing more, Pilates at the Haven is not for you. Or if you're seeking all slow and relaxing movements, these classes too, will not suit you. However, if you're looking for a good work-out, to experience lots of diversity and to become more aware and precise in how you move... You found your class and you're welcome to join us! Student Comments- "I come to class as I like having a teacher to look at me & correct what I'm doing. When I exercise on my own, I don't do anything new. Too, I know I need to be doing whatever I'm doing totally right to be good for my body. I've learned in class it's all about presence and form."- Alie M.- Pilates student of 6+ years. "Pilates is a wake-up call for my body. It's like we begin doing something new & my body says "Wow, I forgot that I use to be able to move in this way." Suzanne has shown me how often when I think I'm doing something correctly, I may not be moving in the right way, but moving in a way that's become habit & which I'm not aware of at all. Pilates has brought me back in touch with my body, and it feels great."- Julie A., a student who just began her 6th month of classes. " Pilates is a great work-out. It's keeping me strong & fit, which is especially what I want as I'm aging. I'm now 76 years old & sure don't want to lose it." -Judy S., Pilates student for 3+ years, who devotedly comes 2 x weekly. "I love and enjoy your classes. Find it "complete" and "balanced". Flexibility, strength and grace. Thank you."- Beba M.. a Panamanian student who really fits with the format as she was a gymnast when young. Ongoing Group Classes are on 4 Weekday mornings- Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30- 9:45 a.m. & on Wednesdays and Fridays, 10- 11:15 a,m. Classes held in the beautiful Yoga/Pilates Studio at the Haven. Private Classes- for those not into group exercise or who want special attention- are also available. Individual classes are $9 each for residents & $10 for tourists & guests. Two packages are available for everyone- 4 classes for $30 & an unlimited class package for $72; both to be taken within a month. All props- including mats, magic circles, stretchy bands, light hand weights & different size balls- are provided. However, do bring a Yoga mat if you have one to be guaranteed two for comfort, as we go down to the floor. Begin anytime! "Having been an instructor & passionate about movement for many years in many ways, I've learned Our Body/Mind has a multitude of needs as we age. To work toward filling these needs, the Pilates classes at the Haven are very diverse & an eclectic mix of several modalities." -Suzanne Clare, Certified Pilates instructor at the Haven, teaching movement & exercise for 27+ years, a former Lic. Massage Therapist for 30 years and a Certified Yoga Therapist since 1991. Interested, but have questions? Email Suzanne Clare, Certified Pilates Instructor, at suzeclare@gmail.com Looking Forward to Seeing to See You soon!
  10. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Immediately on your right across the Feria Bridge Tuesday, November 5 – A presentation on Mercury by Dr. Bill McGraw – Mercury the Ultimate Truth and Chronic Disease. Mercury is the second most toxic element known. It has been around long before modern humans ever began but its concentration in our environment and food has increased by over a factor of 10 times since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Dr. Bill McGraw will describe in amazing detail the whole story of mercury and how it came to be one of the biggest contributors of toxicity in the human body. From when and where it has been mined in the earth to how it became prevalent in vaccines, fish and so many polluting industries. and most importantly, how it gets into our bodies and why it is so very hard to remove. The history of mercury toxicity will also be presented, including the Minimater disaster from the 1950s to the present day. All major outputs will be detailed including processes, locations, and current sources of mercury toxicity. Mercury in fish and mammals will be presented by species from all areas of the world. Moderator: Diane Heidke Tuesday November 12 – Magda Crespo - Insurance and real estate agent will give a presentation about new medical services in the area: ambulance with paramedic available 24/7and also medical services at home. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, November 19 – What the Heck is Boquete Health and Hospice and why must Ex-Pats know about BHH? A panel discusses and fields your questions about the BHH purpose that goes beyond hospice care. Topics addressed are the BHH free services from our procedures for respiratory services, equipment loan program including canes to hospital beds and how to access blood for surgeries and other BHH assistance. The panel will preview our revised “Be Prepared” workshop on how to plan for a health issue here under the laws of Panama. If you have chosen to live here whether forever or as a snow-bird, you can’t afford to miss this presentation. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, November 26 – What is Health? Dr. Peter Sterling A professor of neuroscience at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Sterling’s research has focused its goals on how the brain us designed; its architecture. He has a book coming out published by MIT Press in December called ‘What is Health?’. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday December 3 –The mayor of Boquete, Joswar Alvarado, will give a talk Moderator: Nikki Steele Tuesday, December 10 – Birds of Panama – Paquita Bath will give a presentation on identifying local birds. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, December 17 – Salvadores de Animales – (SALDEA) – Pet Adoption Service – A talk by members of the group: Diane Englerth, Dilia Luciani, Jeri Siegel and Mary Taft. Moderator: Saroya Kendrick To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  11. Table of Contents: •Blood Drive Report •Letter to Boquete Community •Thank you Heros •Tom McCormick's Help •The Magic of Music •Thank you from Lesley Hughes •November Calendar •Our Mission Do Not Miss This - Nov 19 The panel of Boquete Health and Hospice (BHH) will field your many questions after a brief overview of services. The Panama health care system and services function differently than many ex pats expect. Understanding how BHH fills gaps and meets so many health needs in our Boquete community. This is a must see, whether you are a permanent or temporary resident…or a visitor as well. Our BHH medical director Dra. Digna Diaz will join the panel. BCP Theater 10:30am to Noon Please bring your questions! OUR HEROES BLOOD DRIVE WAS A SUCCESS! 56 Pints of blood were collected, which in turn will impact the lives of 168 recipients and their families. Our mission is to educate our local community on the value and benefits of donating blood, and we see momentum! Our heartfelt THANKS extend to ALL involved with this Blood Drive: The blood donors; the Hospital Staff from Regional, Hospital Chiriqui and Mae Lewis; the Matching Fund Donors who donated dollars instead of blood; the Mayor´s office and City Council for their support; Radio Chiriqui; the Rotary Clubs of Boquete & David; the Lion´s Club, and of course, our valued, hardworking BHH VOLUNTEERS who put in hours of work to make it happen. YOU ARE ALL HEROES in service to our Community! Hospital Regional Staff Letter to the Boquete Community The intent of this letter is to communicate to the Boquete community the resources that we recently utilized and to thank the medical services providers who excelled in delivering the necessary care we needed. As both of us had long careers in the United States health care industry we carefully researched the local medical services when it became necessary for us to secure the use of them. The agents we chose exceeded our expectations in every way. As residents of Boquete for almost fifteen years, we had remained in good health until Wendy was diagnosed with breast cancer at Hospital Chiriqui six years ago. This had been managed until a couple of years ago when her cancer metastasized and we began our research for local end of life care. We chose Clinica Especializada Boquete and Dra Shannon Tuer as her primary care physician. This was the best decision we could have possibly made as she received excellent medical care as well as profound compassionate care. She also extended this same delivery of care to Wendy's family. This clinic has extended hours for patient convenience, is reasonably priced, and all the physicians are bilingual. Dra Tuer faithfully followed Wendy's plan for end of life care and she died last week the way she wanted, peacefully, and pain free in our home surrounded by her loved ones. I would also like to thank Jessica Bell, her physical therapist at Clinica de Terapia Fisica y Rehabilitacion, who treated Wendy at home when she was no longer able to travel to town. The Pharmacias Revilla employees special ordered liquid nutrition by the case when she required a liquid diet. Boquete Health & Hospice provided all the necessary equipment Wendy needed to comfortably remain at home. A respiratory therapist delivered supplemental oxygen when Wendy and Dra Tuer decided that it was necessary to make her more comfortable. To the volunteers who are the vital engine of the Hospice team, I cannot adequately express my gratitude for your compassion and willingness to help in any possible way. And to our Panamanian friends who have been so supportive and loving, there is no possible way to say thank you. Salud Kate McHaney Thanks to our Heroes, The 66 people who came to donate and the Matching Fund Heroes who could not donate blood so instead donated a $ amount to match each pint of blood we collected. The total raised by the Matching Fund Heros was $1373.00 (enough for example to buy another hospital bed for our loan program) Cheryl Crabbe Merl Allen Will-Wallace Alison and Bill Brundage John Sandeen Price and Susan Peterson Will and Joanie Feuerstein Rich and Dee Lipner Trish Christofferson Dave y Erin Ross Tim Rhodes John and Babbie Earle Lucie Conner & James McCallum Keith Woolford Joyce Newton Lorraine and Chris McCall Laurie and Kelly Collier Plus 2 Anonymous donors Once again Boquete Health and Hospice teams up with the Tom McCormick Foundation to bring much needed medical equipment to Panama and Chiriqui. Tom's foundation brings down a container once or twice a year full of medical equipment ranging from a wide variety of wheelchairs and walking aides to hospital beds and lots of Pampers. Tom also specializes in fabricating donated prosthesis for arms and legs using donated prosthesis from the US. For the last three years Tom has graciously allowed Boquete Health and Hospice to ship down oxygen concentrators in his container. This year BHHF was able to bring down 8 refurbished concentrators to replace many of the units that are breaking down after nearly four years of continuous use. Volunteers from BHHF go down each year to help Tom unload his container and to bring back the equipment for our Foundation and the Boquete Knitters and Quilters (see photographs). We greatly appreciate all close and cooperative relationships BHHF has with other non-profit organizations in Boquete and David. The Magic of Music used to help Dementia and Alzheimers patients Thanks to the following people Bev T., Liz B. and Laurie for answering my questions Barbara L. for being Team Leader for a hospice patient and for support the family Carmen, Luis, Susan P. and Marjorie for Translator help Cat and Lee AND Michael and Avel for 3 Bed Deliveries and 3 Bed Pick Ups For General Equipment needs - Sela, Kat, Judy and Luis (for delivery of equipment to Potrerillos.) Kat and Howard for helping with patient Merl, Karl and Luis for solving respiratory equipment issues Marjorie and Sela for working with the Mayor’s office Your help made it all possible. Lesley Hughes Administrator Team Upcoming Events November 14 General Meeting at Animales 1-2pm November 19 Boquete Health and Hospice Panel with Q and A. The panel of Boquete Health and Hospice will field your many questions after a brief overview of services. The Panama health care system and services function differently than many ex pats expect. Understanding how BHH fills gaps and meets so many health needs in our Boquete community is a must whether you are a permanent or temporary resident…or a visitor as well. Our BHH medical director Dra. Digna Diaz will join the panel. Please bring your questions! BCP Theater 10:30am to noon Our Mission Our mission is to provide palliative care for the terminally ill in order that they may experience death with dignity and limited pain; to inform and promote community health; and, to support people with health and wellness needs by providing information, equipment and volunteer services. To Make a Donation BHHF functions with donations provided by the community. If you are interested in supporting the work we do, please make a donation. To make a financial contribution by check or cash contact Merl Will-Wallace,our treasurer,at dharma49@icloud.com to arrange a time and place to pick up your donation. You can also click here to make an online Paypal donation. For more information visit our website: http://www.boquetehealth.org We also have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/boqueteheartshandsandhelp/?ref=bookmarks Please Like our page and share the contents with your family and friends. Confidentiality All patient information shared with any Boquete Health and Hospice volunteer is kept in the strictest confidence. To Contact Us Hospice/Health: (507) 6781-9250 8am to 8pm only, Please. Blood Donor Program: WhatApp (507)-6590-2000 or call (507) 6781-9250 8am to 8pm only, Please. Email: boquetehospice@gmail.com Email: boquetehealth@gmail.com Copyright © 2019 Boquete Health and Hospice, All rights reserved. You are receiving this email because you opted in via our website. Our mailing address is: Boquete Health and Hospice Bajo Boquete Boquete Panama
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