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Island Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Scholarship

Island Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Scholarship

Island Health & Wellness Foundation (IH&WF) recently announced the creation of a $500 scholarship to benefit a Deer Isle-Stonington high school student pursuing either a degree or certification in a health related field. This year, Island Health & Wellness Foundation will dedicate the scholarship in honor of Sandy Eaton, a local nurse who spent over 40 years working at Island Medical Center until her retirement in December 2020.

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Just For The Health Of It Episode 15: Catie Reed, Community Engagement and Activities Manager at Eastern Area Agency on Aging

Just For The Health Of It Episode 15: Catie Reed, Community Engagement and Activities Manager at Eastern Area Agency on Aging

Join me as I talk to Catherine “Catie” Reed, Community Engagement and Activities Manager at Eastern Area Agency on Aging. Catie provides a brief overview of EAAA’s services (which are available to people living in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Washington Counties) and talks about upcoming offerings including Tai Chi and Medicare 101 class.

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Just For The Health Of It Episode 14: Walter Reed, Advanced EMT at Memorial Ambulance Corps

Just For The Health Of It Episode 14: Walter Reed, Advanced EMT at Memorial Ambulance Corps

In this conversation, Walter and I cover a number of topics, including the following: 1. What does Memorial Ambulance Corps do? (Hint: It goes way beyond responding to 9-1-1 calls) 2. How did Memorial Ambulance get started? 3. What happens when someone dials 9-1-1? 4. What can we all do to make sure we are prepared in the event we need to call 9-1-1? This episode is rich in island history, stories of neighbors helping neighbors, and is full of need-to-know information.

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Just For The Health Of It Episode 13: Dr. Anthony Fusco, Primary Care Provider at Northern Light Primary Care Stonington

Just For The Health Of It Episode 13: Dr. Anthony Fusco, Primary Care Provider at Northern Light Primary Care Stonington

Dr. Anthony Fusco has been practicing at Northern Light Primary Care Stonington for over a year now. What brought him to Stonington? When did he decide to be a doctor (and what did a homemade first aid kit have to do with it)? What does he recommend as something we can all do to improve our overall health? Dr. Fusco and I even talk about my one and only detention in high school. . . this discussion is full of gems that you won’t want to miss.

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Island Health & Wellness Foundation
354 Airport Road
Stonington, ME 04681

P.O. Box 654
Deer Isle, ME 04627

 

(207) 367-5851
IHWF1966@gmail.com