Inge is living with Parkinson's Disease, a movement disorder for which there is no cure. Through the Movement Disorders Program at Maine Medical Center, Inge undergoes Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), a surgical procedure for the treatment of movement disorders. The therapy can reduce tremors, stiffness, and dyskinesia (dance-like movements), which in turn can result in improved mobility, independence, and quality of life.
The open enrollment period for selecting health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace is under way, and MaineHealth wants people to know that many affordable plans – including some with $0 premium options – are available.
With our patients’ best interests at heart, our organization has made the thoughtful decision to take a position on two important issues that voters in Maine and Portland will be asked to decide on Nov. 7.