Community Inspired • Partner Driven • Improving Health & Well-Being

Healthy Peninsula's primary purpose is to improve the health and well-being of the residents of the Blue Hill Peninsula, Deer Isle, and Stonington by mobilizing, supporting, and collaborating with community partners.

Serving the interests of all, from the tiniest newborns to our oldest community members, our work is based in challenges and needs defined by the communities themselves, and our three major initiatives implement proven strategies individualized to each community through programs, services, and networks informed by local voices.

Healthy Families

Early Childhood Community Planning Project, Early Childhood Interest Group

Healthy Eating

Magic Food Bus, Garden Camp, Senior Lunches, Healthy Snacks for Kids, Butterfly and Teaching Gardens

Healthy Aging

Community Paramedicine Project, Age Friendly Coastal Communities, Choices that Matter, The Unlonely Creative Circle Project

News from Healthy Peninsula

Advocates say isolation of older Mainers increasing amid pandemic

The great work that Anne Schroth, our Healthy Aging coordinator, is doing during the pandemic to lessen isolation among older members of our community has been recognized in an article with this title in The Beacon. When you click on the title of this post, you get this link, which you can click on to …