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Our View: Health of older adults hinges on more than just diet


Our View: Health of older adults hinges on more than just diet


Participants in the Maine Senior FarmShare Program each receive $50 worth of fresh fruit and vegetables from a local farm – and that’s not even the healthiest part of it. More than a few pounds of blueberries and a few ears of corn, the program provides a sense of community that can be lacking for Maine seniors. That’s a powerful balm against isolation and loneliness, two under-the-radar bringers of misery and illness that should get more attention.

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