Finding Help : Health and wellness

A listing of fitness and wellness programs tailored to seniors that can help encourage healthy diets and habits, manage chronic disease, and maintain balance to prevent injuries from falls.

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Healthy Maine Partnerships

The Healthy Maine Partnerships are programs and organizations dedicated to promoting health all over Maine. Their website contains information and tips about nutrition and some chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Multimedia: Mastery of Aging Well class

An online course in five modules presented by Oregon State University and AARP. Topics include memory, depression, medication and exercise later in life. Each module has a presentation (without audio), study questions and an action plan to download and follow.

National Council on Aging

National advocacy groups offers a variety of resources that promote healthy lives for older adults.

National Safety Council

The National Safety Council provides tips for helping older adults avoid falls.

State of Maine fitness and wellness programs

Programs in chronic disease management, fitness programs, and balance programs to promote healthy activity for people aged 60 and older.