New statewide survey designed to determine needs of adult Mainers

Healthy Living for ME’s Community Health Needs Assessment survey is open online through Wednesday, July 14, to all Mainers 18 years and older.

MAINE, USA — Maine has a reputation for housing one of the oldest median age populations in the country, and some projections indicate the older adult population is only continuing to grow.

That’s why some experts say keeping up with the needs of Mainers is essential to be proactive. That’s the goal of a new statewide project.

Healthy Living for ME’s 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment is designed to coordinate and provide the skills and resources adult Mainers need to help improve health and wellness. Healthy Living for ME partners with health care providers and community groups to improve health and wellness statewide. It represents the state’s five area agencies on aging. 

“The projections are showing that Maine as a state, our median age, the older adult

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