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Body Weight

Maine Resources

Programs of the Maine Cardiovascular Health Council:

A joint project of the Maine Cardiovascular Health Council and Medical Care Development, Inc. This is statewide effort in cardiovascular health promotion and disease prevention at the local level.

Bariatric Resources in Maine:

A list of Maine surgeons, insurers, and other useful information about bariatric surgery.

National Resources

Adaptive Outdoor Education Center (AOEC): Adaptive Outdoor Education Center is a Maine based organization which is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities through adaptive recreation and education programs. Also offers fully accessible hostel-style accommodations to people with disabilities and their caregivers in the Carrabassett Valley, Maine area, next to Sugarloaf Mountain. AOEC has a second location in Brunswick, Maine to serve the Southern Maine population.


Hunting & Trapping for Maine People with Disabilities: The Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife offers special fishing and hunting permits for the blind, disabled veterans, people with cognitive disabilities, and paraplegics. Certain permits are issued to residents with disabilities free of charge.


Maine Adaptive - Specialty Programs These adaptive sports programs are aimed at different groups of people with different disabilities and different backgrounds. They have specialty adaptive camps for veterans, people with visual impairments, physical and mobility impairments, and a sit-down ski-specific specialty camp held once a year. 

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