IIA to launch tele-social program to combat social isolation
This video is about the science of masks, and why they have emerged as the most effective form of personal responsibility to control a pandemic.
Julie’s Path— a Spiritual Journey to God and Inner Peace Through Labyrinth Walking at Saint Joseph’s College
Stroll down the path to Sebago Lake and spend a few reflective moments walking through the new Labyrinth.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Recognized by Tivity Health for Contributions to Reduce Social Isolation and Improve the Health of Older Adults
Tivity Health®, recognized Saint Joseph’s at the 2019 Connectivity Summit on Rural Aging for extensive work to promote healthier aging and social connectivity for older adults.
Maine’s First College Hosting SilverSneakers Program Celebrates Launch of Institute for Integrative Aging
As Maine’s first college campus hosting the SilverSneakers fitness program for older adults, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine held a breakfast reception on May 10, 2019 that celebrated the successful launch of SilverSneakers as the first phase of the College’s Institute for Integrative Aging (IIA). The event welcomed award-winning global healthcare activist and Tivity Health CEO Donato J. Tramuto to campus. SilverSneakers, by Tivity Health, is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans. Founded in 1992, the program is available to over 14.5 million Medicare beneficiaries through Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Commencement to Feature Award-Winning Global Healthcare Activist Donato J. Tramuto as Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine announces that Donato J. Tramuto, the CEO of Tivity health, Inc–a leading provider of fitness and nutrition health improvement programs–will speak at the 2019 Commencement on May 11th, as well as receive an honorary degree. Author of Life’s Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and Business (Hamilton Press), Tramuto is a recognized innovator and industry leader with more than 35 years of healthcare experience and a deep commitment to global healthcare access, patient outcomes, and digital solutions.
U.S. Department of Justice Grant Funds Prevention of Violence Educational Programming at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
The United States Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women awarded Saint Joseph’s College of Maine a three-year, $299,884 grant to fund programming that enhances prevention of, awareness of, and response to a range of sexual misconduct that can occur in a college community, including: sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking. This is one of 57 grants totaling over $18 million to higher education institutions nationwide. With the new funding, the entire College community will experience training, in partnership with Through These Doors and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, and facilitated by Coordinator for Violence Prevention Sarah Gordon who started her new position last week. This DOJ grant is designed to support community coordination, strategic planning, and competency-based education around all issues of violence on a college campus.
The Alfond Center at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is expanding its adult fitness classes to include the nationally recognized SilverSneakers® program. SilverSneakers–the nation’s leading community fitness program designed exclusively for older adults– offers a way to motivate older adults to increase their levels of physical activity and remain socially active. The College will celebrate a SilverSneakers Launch Week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 12, 14, and 15, 2019. On those three days during Launch Week, classes will be free and door prizes will be awarded.
Students at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine who are interested in becoming pharmacists have a new pathway to their career, thanks to an agreement with the University of New England.
With $299,884 grant funding from the Department of Justice, Saint Joseph’s College invests in preventative strategies to create a safe and inclusive community.