Early Childhood Mini-Grants Available!

Thanks to a generous grant from the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation, Healthy Peninsula currently has a limited amount of grant funding available to support local organizations or initiatives that work with or support young families and children from birth to five years. Projects should be planned, designed, or carried out in collaboration with, or with …

Having "The Conversation" with Your Family

I was lucky. My mother had a cancer scare when she was sixty-three. During that episode, we had many heartfelt conversations about what might happen, how she wanted to be treated, and how she wanted to die. Twenty years later, when she began to experience dementia, I knew it was time to have the conversation …

The Nelson Family Project: Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases

Maine is seeing a significant increase in tick-borne diseases, which can affect every system of the human body. While good progress has been made in education efforts on limiting exposure to ticks, there is still controvery over finding a diagnosis, identifying modes of disease transmission, recognizing multiple co-infections, and then receiving proper treatment. The Nelsons, …

TiP Learning Community - February 27, 2017

The Learning Community, a compendium of links to digital information on aging, comes out periodically; this edition an be accessed by clicking on the title. Are you interested in steps men can take to live healthier lives as they age?

TiP Learning Community - March 6, 2017

The Learning Community, a compendium of links to digital information on aging, comes out periodically; this edition an be accessed by clicking on the title. You might be concerned about how multiple meds affect the brain. Check out that link.