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Center on Aging partners on a new grant to address nutritional needs in older adults with multiple chronic conditions

The Eastern Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with St. Joseph’s Healthcare, the University of Maine Center on Aging and Senscio Systems, has received a three-year, $750,000 award from the Administration for Community Living to establish and test an innovative, technology-driven, nutrition enhancement and self-management program for older adults with multiple chronic diseases. The three-year […]

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RSVP Program Coordinator Job Opening

The Program Coordinator is a member of a two person Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) professional staff which facilitates volunteerism for those who are 55 or over in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Washington Counties. The RSVP staff accomplishes this by the enrollment of eligible volunteers and new volunteer sites, and supporting currently enrolled volunteers. […]

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Register for Fall Gerontology Certificate Course (GRN 500)

The Fall Semester is starting soon – there’s still time to join the Interprofessional Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology! Sign up today, slots are filling fast! Click here to apply for the Certificate Program or to register for GRN 500 during the Fall 2019 semester The Interprofessional Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology is designed to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities […]

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UNE, UMaine collaborate to develop statewide AgingME initiative

An initiative of the University of New England in collaboration with the University of Maine to improve the health and well-being of Maine’s older adults through enhanced practitioner training has received a five-year award of nearly $3.75 million from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under its Geriatrics […]

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Bone Builders in Search of Volunteers

Bone Builders The UMaine Center on Aging RSVP is seeking volunteers (age 55 and older) to become trained in and lead Bone Builder classes within the Greater Bangor Area. Bone Builders is a weight bearing strength training program, using both hand weights and ankle cuffs, that helps improve muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and balance […]

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