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Lifelong Communities Workshop to highlight sustainable leadership strategies

Lessons from Maine’s Lifelong Communities: Leadership Strategies   WHEN: Wednesday, September 29 from 9:30-12:30 WHERE: Zoom (virtual) To register: https://bit.ly/LCFLeadStrat Key topics include: Maine’s Lifelong Community Landscape — Have you been curious about how the Age-Friendly Maine action plan ties in with local lifelong community initiatives? James Moorhead from the Office of Aging and Disability Services will share the […]

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Upcoming AgingME GWEP Lunch and Learn Fall Zoom Series – Sign Up Now!

AgingME GWEP Lunch & Learn Fall Series There are two upcoming presentations as part of the AgingME GWEP Lunch and Learn Series that are open for registration. Certificates of attendance available. Registration is required.  Register here Click to see an event flyer for further details (PDF) If you have any questions, please email me, polly.madson@maine.edu   Friday, […]

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Online colloquium to focus on equity, inclusion in older populations

The University of Maine Center on Aging will host the 16th Annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium, “Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Delivery of Age Friendly Health Care” online Oct. 25. The colloquium, which is co-sponsored by the UMaine Institute of Medicine and School of Social Work, the Maine Gerontological Society, the Maine Council on […]

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Person-Centered Care Project Update

  August 17, 2021 Developing a National Designation of Excellence in Person-Centered Long-Term CarePROJECT UPDATE JOIN THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION: MESSAGE BOARD ACTIVITYThe Mayer-Rothschild Foundation Designation of Excellence in Person-Centered Long-Term Care Project is developing a first-of-its-kind national standard of excellence in residential care for older adults.  We invited interested assisted living and long-term care homes and […]

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2021 Colloquium Registration now open!

Sixteenth Annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium (Virtual) Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Delivery of Age-Friendly Health Care Monday, October 25, 2021 • 8:30 am – 3:30 pm SPECIAL NOTICE: To respect the safety and health of all of our participants, this year’s colloquium will be a virtual event.    Click here for […]

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Maine Arts & Humanities in Medicine Seminar

The Maine Arts & Humanities in Medicine Seminar The Maine Arts & Humanities in Medicine Seminar invites your participation in our second season of weekly discussions in the arts, humanities, and healthcare. The Seminar is held on Thursday afternoons from 3:00 to 5:30 PM EDT during the University of Maine academic year. Sessions may be […]

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Now hiring! Come work with the Senior Companion Program as an Administrative Specialist

Administrative Specialist CL3 (id:69935) Campus: Orono Department: Center on Aging – OAGE Bargaining Unit: ACSUM Salary Band/Wage Band: B23 Location: Bangor, ME Statement of the Job: Position is available to employees of the Associated C.O.L.T. Staff of the University of Maine from 07/22/2021 through 07/28/2021 and open to external applicants thereafter. The University of Maine’s […]

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NEW! Retired and Senior Volunteer Program-Walking Buddies

Volunteers & Walkers Needed This wellness program provides seniors with a walking buddy. It is designed to promote social engagement and provide a safe healthy form of exercise, leading to healthy aging. 2-3 times a week for at least six weeks. Start today to WALK For WELLNESS! Contact: Carrie Limeburner, RSVP Coordinator: (207)-262-7924 Volunteers Wanted-Click […]

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University of Maine Biorobotics and Biomechanics Lab Study

University of Maine Biorobotics and Biomechanics Lab Participants Needed for Research Study on Biomechanics of Walking. Principal Investigator: Dr. Babak Hejrati, Department of Mechanical Engineering The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of haptic feedback on gait. You May Qualify If You Have taken COVID-19 vaccine already Are 65 years old or […]

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