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Sleep and Memory Study in Older Adults Inviting Participants

Sleep and Memory Study in Older Adults People are constantly developing and changing throughout the course of a lifetime. Specifically, sleep patterns and quality are known to change as people get older. Dr. Marie Hayes and Katrina Daigle, graduate student, are conducting research to assess a new sleep monitoring device that identifies sleep movements and […]

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Bangor Daily News Features UMaine Gerontology and Grandfamilies Certificate Programs

The Bangor Daily News has published a story featuring UMaine’s Interprofessional Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Certificate in Grandfamilies Leadership. To view this article, please visit the Bangor Daily News website here. Click here to view the Interprofessional Certificate website. Click here to view the Certificate in Grandfamilies Leadership website.

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Encore Leadership Corps Workshop – Trauma 101

Join Encore Leadership Corps for a workshop titled “A Brief Look into the Impact of Trauma on Individuals and Organizations.” The workshop is on Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 10 am to 12 pm at the Gardiner Public Library. Please click here to view a PDF flyer for the workshop.

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UMS Aging Initiative Faculty and Student Travel Award

Purpose: The UMaine Center on Aging is issuing a limited number of travel awards to support the work of the UMS aging initiative. Funds can be used to support travel connected with either current or future research endeavors related to the field of aging as follows: • To present aging-related research findings at local, state, […]

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New Project Generations Program Connects UMaine Students and Older Adults

Eastern Area Agency on Aging has launched the Project Generations Program to connect older adults in the community with UMaine students to foster intergenerational friendship through regular connections. If you would like to know more about this program or know an older adult who might benefit from participating, contact Eastern Area Agency on Aging for […]

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Participate in a Sleep and Memory Study in Older Adults

Sleep and Memory Study in Older Adults People are constantly developing and changing throughout the course of a lifetime. Specifically, sleep patterns and quality are known to change as people get older. Dr. Marie Hayes and Katrina Daigle, graduate student, are conducting research to assess a new sleep monitoring device that identifies sleep movements and […]

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Senior Yellow Pages Now Online!

A new resource that provides information about services and supports for older adults in the Bangor area is now online. You can click here to visit the website. The Yellow Pages is a result of many hours of hard work by Ann Davidoff and Gateway Seniors Without Walls. To learn more about Gateway, click here.

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Spring 2017 GRN 501 Life Transitions & Health in Aging

Interested in learning about life transitions and health in aging? GRN 501 is one of three courses in the 9-credit Interprofessional Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology.  Graduate students in all fields are welcome to take one or more of the three courses as electives.  Working professionals and other individuals with a bachelor’s degree also are […]

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