Eastern Area Agency on Aging’s 50th Birthday Breakfast
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Date: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: Jeff’s Catering
15 Eventcenter Way, Brewer, ME 04412

Eastern Area Agency on Aging is turning 50 years old this year, and we’re throwing a birthday celebration to commemorate this big milestone. On Sept. 14, at Jeff’s Catering, we’re hosting a Birthday Breakfast, where we’ll be handing out some community awards, hearing from a keynote speaker, as well as giving out some goodies for our attendees.

We’re thrilled to welcome Mary Lou Ciolfi, JD, MS as our keynote speaker. Mary Lou currently serves at the senior program manager for the University of Maine Center on Aging, and has particular interest in ageism. She will be offering remarks on the Age Positive movement and how we can all look at birthday’s more positively.

Please use the navigation on the left to learn about our sponsors, our award winners, or by tickets! We can’t wait to see you on Sept. 14.

Meet Our Keynote Speaker

Mary Lou Ciolfi, JD, MS

Mary Lou is a licensed attorney who practiced in Brunswick, Maine for 17 years before leaving private practice to help her family renovate and expand their private assisted living home in Bath, Maine. She was the Administrator of HillHouse Assisted Living for 10 years during which time she returned to graduate school at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service to obtain a master’s degree in health policy. She later worked at the Muskie School as a senior policy associate in the area of disability and aging. She currently teaches Public Health Policy and Public Health Law at the University of New England’s Graduate Programs in Public Health and teaches Heath Policy to UNE’s undergraduate public health students. Mary Lou received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and her law degree from the University of New Hampshire’s Franklin Pierce School of Law. She has a particular interest in ageism and recently completed the Gerontological Society of America’s and the FrameWorks Institute’s Reframing Aging Facilitator training.