Camire to participate in free webinar about dietary dietary supplements for older adults – UMaine Information


Mary Ellen Camire, Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Maine, will host a webinar on Zoom on Nutritional Supplements on Wednesday, April 21st at 12:00 noon.

The free webinar is part of the AgingME Lunch and Learn series with UMaine and the University of New England is aimed at health and social care professionals, medical service providers, caregivers and students.

Camire, which is also a Faculty member of the UMaine Center on Aging, will discuss the value and potential risks of supplements for older adults. Learn what nutrients are needed as you age, as well as tips on how to improve your diet with foods instead of supplements.

Certificates of attendance are available. Participants are invited to ask questions in the chat box. Camire is unable to make specific dietary recommendations.

Pre-registration is required even for those who want to view the recorded presentation. Anyone with a disability who needs accommodation to participate can email Camire at For more information, contact Alex Bromley at 207.581.1733;