UMaine Health Connection announces chat topics for September, October

The University of Maine Center on Aging and UMaine Medicine are promoting an online chat series to help Maine citizens 60 and older and particularly high-risk populations stay healthy, active and safe during the pandemic. 

Sessions from UMaine Health Connection Chats run from 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays. The series includes:

Sept. 23: The Importance of Staying Active and Exercising During COVID-19
Sept. 30: Growing with Maine’s Lifelong Communities
Oct. 7: The Healthful Benefits of Yoga During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Oct. 14: AARP’s Perspective on COVID-19 and Staying Safe and Well
Oct. 21: Planning for Retirement in the Age of COVID-19
Oct. 28: The Importance of Volunteering and Remaining Civically Engaged

These sessions offer practical information and tips online via Zoom and by telephone; presenters will answer participant questions. All events are free, but registration is required. 

More information, including a list of presenters, is available online. Contact Kelley Morris, 207.262.7925,, to register, submit questions, obtain a Zoom link or request a reasonable accommodation. 

Suggestions for future topics can be submitted to Len Kaye, 207.262.7922,