CEDH Technology Conference

In Spring 2021, AgingME partnered with the University of New England Center for Excellence in Digital Health (CEDH) on a conference focused on issues of technology and health. Zoom With Us: As We Navigate the Future explored telehealth, the digital divide, engaging older adults in the digital age, infodemics, and more. We invite you to watch any or all of the sessions below.


Welcome Nan Solomons, PhD, Director, Center for Excellence in Digital Health

Opening Remarks, “How an Unfriendly Virus Upended an Age-Friendly State” Susan Wehry, MD, Director, AgingME

1st Plenary Session: A 15 Month Year in Review

“State of the State” Lisa Letourneau, MD, MPH, FACP, Senior Advisor, ME DHHS

“Power of Collaboration” Jess Maurer, Executive Director, Maine Council on Aging

“Addressing the Digital Divide” Susan Corbett, Director, National Digital Equity Center

“Expanding Telehealth” Reid Plimpton, MPH, Project Manager, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC)

2nd Plenary Session: Infodemics

“Infodemics: Information Explosion, Misinformation, and Disinformation” Jennifer Gunderman, MPH, Director, Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

“Community Approaches to Provide Accurate Information to Older Adults” Joy Barresi-Saucier, RN, MHA, FACHE, Executive Director, Aroostook Agency on Aging

3rd Plenary Session: Navigating Uncharted Waters

“Engaging Older Adults in the Digital Age” Fran Seeley, Foster Grandparent, Senior Corps Hero

“Preview of Coming Attractions and Implications for all of us” Jennifer Monti, MD, Specialist in Cardiovascular Disease

Presentations available upon request, write to Terry Fay-Babcock at tfaybabcock@une.edu