Mid Coast–Parkview Health

Personal Wellness Journeys
Coleen Farrell
Vice President, Human Resources, Mid Coast–Parkview Health
I have found the Virgin Pulse program helps keep me accountable for my activity levels. The corporate challenges really fire up my competitive side—I love challenges! I’m committed to my team, so I make sure I hit 10,000 steps each day. Full Story

Renee Dyer
Registered Medical Assistant, Mid Coast Hospital Walk-In Clinic
Two years ago, I decided I was tired of my weight gain. Having struggled with weight issues most of my life, I hadn't been able to be as active as I always wanted to be. It was time to do something. Full Story

Julia Clay
Sonographer, Mid Coast Hospital Diagnostic Imaging
As a sonographer in Diagnostic Imaging, I am very aware of the issue of repetitive injury. As part of my role on the Live Well. Work Well. team, I have become very active in preventing injury in my department, as well as for all new employees. To help prevent injuries, I developed a stretch program for my department that is now available to all staff on the intranet site. Full Story

Kim Beaulieu, RNC, IBCLC
Coordinator of Lactation Services, Mid Coast Hospital Maternity

Since many people received Fit Bits for Christmas, I talked with others and came up with a great idea to do a Pedometer Challenge. Anyone interested could sign up. Names were drawn from a hat to set up the teams. In the end, twelve teams of four people were recruited from Maternity Care and Mid Coast Medical Group–Women’s Health Care. Full Story

Don Kniseley
Executive Director, Thornton Oaks Retirement Community

I love the outdoors and enjoy hiking as a great way to exercise. I am part of a group of like-minded singles that share this passion. This past summer, we had a goal of hiking Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park, the highest mountain in Maine at 5,270 feet. down in May, and Chocorua in early August. Full Story

Lisa Burrows, RN
Surgical Services Nurse, Mid Coast Hospital

In fall 2013, I learned that Mid Coast owns the large parcel of land along the south side of Medical Center Drive across from the hospital. An avid hiker, I felt this land would be a great place for a trail. Why not make use of the beautiful woods? Full Story

Karen Ludwig, FNP
Provider, Mid Coast Medical Group–Primary Care
As a primary care provider, I spend my days speaking with patients about how to improve their health. In the past, I have struggled with weight. Full Story

Nikki Rollins
Certified Nursing Assistant, Mid Coast Senior Health

In January of 2012, I made a commitment to myself to lose weight and improve my fitness. I was turning 30 and I know that as I got older the harder it would be to make changes. Full Story

Darlene Chalmers
Former Vice President of Elder Care and Home Care Services, Mid Coast–Parkview Health

"Giving to others starts with taking care of yourself.” As the Vice President of Elder Care and Home Care Services at Mid Coast–Parkview Health, I know that I cannot give back and care for others unless I care for myself first. Full Story

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