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UMaine Center on Aging

The mission of the Center On Aging is to promote and facilitate activities on aging
in the areas of education, research and evaluation, and community service.

forging partnerships for an aging community

RSVP Senior Volunteers

RSVP — Senior Volunteers Responding to Community Needs

Seniors (55+) are invited to share their time, and a lifetime of talents cultivating and investing in their own community by becoming a Senior Volunteer.

Contact a staff member today or click below to learn more about RSVP!

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Encore Leadership Corps

Maine's 50+ volunteer community
learning • connecting • serving

Encore Leadership Corps is about taking care of all of Maine, from its beautiful natural resources to its cities and towns and the people who live here.

ENCorps is a free training program for Mainers aged 50 and older. Free, informative and fun programs teach you the skills, knowledge and guidance you need to make positive changes in your community.

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Safe Medicine Disposal

Safe Medicine Disposal for ME Program

The Safe Medicine Disposal for ME program provides Maine's residents with a safe disposal option for unused and unwanted medicine. Free medicine mailback envelopes are available at participating sites.

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Penobscot Valley Senior College

Penobscot Valley Senior College

Penobscot Valley Senior College serves adults in the greater Bangor-Orono region who are at least 50 years old with opportunities to learn about a wide array of fascinating topics. The college's emphasis is on enjoyable learning in a relaxed non-competitive atmosphere.

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Maine Gerontological Society

Maine Gerontological Society

The Maine Gerontological Society (MGS) is a statewide association of individuals interested in issues impacting older adults in the state of Maine.

The Society has the charge of serving as the leading interdisciplinary association on aging in the state focusing on aging education, practice and research in policy perspective.

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Gerontology and Geriatrics Education

Gerontology and Geriatrics Education

The Center on Aging and School of Social Work in partnership with other schools and departments at UMaine are committed to education in the field of gerontology through initiatives such as the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education, the BSW Experiential Learning Program, the Certificate in Leadership in Rural Gerontological Practice, and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

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Benzodiazepine Study Group

Maine Benzodiazepine Study Group

The Maine Benzodiazepine Study Group is comprised of physicians, epidemiologists, nurse practitioners, drug abuse specialists, and other interested parties in Maine and Canadian provinces.

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Gerontology and Geriatrics Education
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