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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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National Project Now Collecting Information on Person-Centered Long-Term Care

The Mayer-Rothschild Foundation Designation of Excellence in Person-Centered Long Term Care has launched its first national project, the Message Board Activity. In the upcoming months, the project team will be collecting information from residents and from organization staff and leadership in nursing homes and assisted living communities about all aspects of person-centered care. As part […]

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UMaine Center on Aging Awarded $381,042 to Support Senior Companion Program (SCP)

UMaine Center on Aging Awarded $381,042 to Support Senior Companion Program (SCP) The Center on Aging has been awarded an AmeriCorps Seniors SCP annual grant in the amount of $381,042  from the federal community service agency, AmeriCorps. This grant supports our SCP volunteers serving in Androscoggin, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, and […]

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Mark your calendar now for our annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS YEAR’S CLINICAL GERIATRICS COLLOQUIUM 16th Annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Virtual Colloquium: Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Older Adult Health Care MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW! Monday, October 25, 2021 • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm The pandemic’s impact on the physical and mental health of older […]

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