Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN hosted another successful elder care conference to network with like-minded groups and individuals on ways to improve care for the elderly among Maine’s unbridged island communities.
What follows is a summary and two photos of the conference participants from Sharon Daley’s assistant, Margaret Snell. More details to follow.
Thu 10/26/2017 2:04 PM
Here are some initial details about the conference. I will write up more later after I have gone through evaluations.
Who: Eleven island communities including: Cranberry Isles, Isle au Haut, Vinalhaven, North Haven, Matinicus, Islesboro, Chebeague, Long Island, Peaks Island, Cliff Island along with Indian Island.
Four representatives from State agencies.
What: Island Eldercare conference, bringing together those invovled in elder care on Maine’s coastal Island, and Indian Island to discuss challenges, learn about resources, make action plans.
When: October 24-25
Where: McNeil’s on Islesboro
Attached are a couple of pictures. The group is front row (l-r): Cheryl Crowley, Maddy Gates, Bonnie Hughes. Second row: Peggy Akers, Christina Noyes, Beatrice Bryne, Margaret Snell, Alison Richardson, Vicki Todd. Back Row Stefanie Alley, Marge Powers, Kathi Lovell, Robyn Sockbeson, Mikki Amers, Amy Tierney, Sharon Daley, Maura Michael, Amy Rick, Mary Terry, Beth Marcheson.
Joan’s Coffee House, Downeast Campus, Friday, November 3
Every Friday morning, 9:30 – 11:30, our Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME opens its doors to anyone wanting to enjoy coffee, goodies, and a chance to visit neighbors.
Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations.
The Sunbeam V is scheduled to visit Frenchboro, Matinicus, and Isle au Haut.
Questions about Island Health Services and Telemedicine? Please contact Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN.
For other inquiries about the Sunbeam, contact Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman.
Please join us, Sunday, October 29, for our Downeast Table of Plenty. Would you care to host a DETOP meal? Thank you. Please go to the calendar website Sign Up and schedule your Sunday or contact Wendy Harrington.
CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each Sunday afternoon, 3:30-5:00 pm, at the Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is welcome to share satisfying, home-cooked meals.
People age two to ninety, from every segment of the community attend. Music, conversation, and laughter preside. Hunger and loneliness are nowhere in sight.
The Table of Plenty takes place in the EdGE building on our Downeast Campus every Sunday, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Meals are provided by volunteers.
If you would like to host a meal, you can go to the calendar website Sign Up and schedule your Sunday or contact Wendy Harrington.
Joan’s Coffee House, Downeast Campus, Friday, October 27
Every Friday morning, our Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME opens its doors to anyone wanting to enjoy coffee, goodies, and a chance to visit neighbors.