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The collaboration will help students be better prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving health care and human services landscape.
Being a critical access hospital could be a significant step toward ensuring future financial sustainability and the ability to provide high-quality care to the rural community.
The Portland hospital has added two physicians and a nurse practitioner to the Northern Light Mercy Gastroenterology team.
Combined, Peter Sullivan and Marc Gregoire have 63 years of experience in the health care sector.
Guest columnist Jane Margesson, AARP Maine communications director, says the AARP Family Caregiver Resource Guide is chock full of contact information for state-specific resources.
The new Senior Source publication from Mainebiz is here to help with the process of dealing with aging loved ones.
Experts agree that discussing preferred options with a loved one early improves their chances of maintaining their quality of life. Whether the desire is to receive care at home, live in a senior community or long-term facility or move in with a
More than 51,000 Maine residents are now caring for a family member with dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. The value of unpaid care they provide is estimated to be $1.8 billion annually. The association says a public health
The AARP lists 733 age-friendly states and communities nationwide. Maine has more than 80 cities and towns designated as age-friendly. But moving to Maine requires planning and being ready for unexpected expenses.
But without a breather or a little self-care, a caregiver can run the risk of harming their own physical and mental health, leading to depression or anxiety, which can affect their ability to adequately help those for whom they are caring.
Faced with a lack of health care workers and declining birth rates, the hospital will shutter the inpatient unit on Sept. 25.
A roundup of new hires, promotion and achievements at companies, health care operations and nonprofits around Maine.
By relocating its College of Osteopathic Medicine to new space being built in Portland, UNE will be able to admit more students and bring together the health profession programs onto a single campus.
Innovative firms in the growing niche range from big players like IDEXX and Covetrus to startups of more recent vintage, including Rarebreed Veterinary Partners and ElleVet Sciences.
ACE columnist Matthew Opuda of Northstar Evolution offers helpful strategies for keeping employees healthy and productive.
Maine is seeing a range of investment and innovation in the area of health care.
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Despite economic uncertainty and sharp swings in the stock market, Americans' retirement accounts grew in size during the second quarter of 2023, Fidelity Investments recently reported. The quarter was the third consecutive period to show an increase in account balances.
The average IRA balance grew to $113,800, up 5% from the previous quarter and a 41% increase from 10 years ago, according to nationwide data compiled by Fidelity.
The average 401(k) balance jumped to $112,400, a 4% increase from the previous quarter and a 39% increase from 10 years ago.
At the same time, the average 403(b) balance increased to $102,400, 5% more than the amount in the previous quarter and a whopping 65% spike from 10 years ago.