Common Health 4/15/15

Host: Jim Fisher
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Death and Taxes: Programs to assist elderly and dying in America

Key Discussion Points:
a) What is the current level of aging, disability and mortality in Maine?
b) What cultural barriers do we have to effectively help those who are aging, disabled or dying?
c) What additional problems will be confronting in the future? What are the impacts of technology, culture, economy, smaller households.
d) What programs do we have to assist families going through the aging and dying process?

Jodi Wolford-Tucker, Director, Hospice of Hancock
14 McKenzie Avenue
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(888) 266-8035

Ann Ossanna, Field Project Supervisor
Blue Hill, ME 04614 
(207) 374-5852