Senior Health Issues

Jul 31, 2013

Senior Health Issues

  A panel of experts discussed the biggest, and not so well known threats to the health of seniors in our state.

Host Jennifer Rooks was joined by: 

Tim Cowan, MSPH, is Director of MaineHealth's Health Index Initiative, and serves as MaineHealth's primary point of contact with staff at America's Health Rankings. He is an epidemiologist with an M.S. in public health. The Health Index he oversees here in Maine monitors a variety of health data to identify strategic opportunities for improvements in seven population health issues identified as high priorities. 

Jessica Maurer, Executive Director, Maine Association for Agencies on Aging 

Dr. Heidi Wierman, Division Director of Geriatrics at Maine Medical Center