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Chris Beaulieu (courtesy of the Aroostook Agency on Aging)

Chris Beaulieu (courtesy of the Aroostook Agency on Aging)

The Aroostook Agency on Aging recently welcomed Chris Beaulieu as director of home care and nutrition.

NEAR ISLE, Maine – The Aroostook Agency on Aging recently welcomed Chris Beaulieu as director of home care and nutrition.

In his new role, Beaulieu is responsible for the strategic and administrative oversight of Eldercare Personal Support, Nutrition Services and Adult Day Services.

A native of Presque Isle, he works closely with fellow agency members and community partners to ensure the quality, growth and awareness of programs. All agency programs help older people to live independently in their home communities.

Beaulieu, who joined the agency in early November, holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Maine at Orono. He has extensive wellness experience, having worked for the Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department for 17 years and was Director of the Department for 15 years.

According to Joy Barresi Saucier, managing director of the agency, Beaulieu has extensive management experience.

“He is very detail-oriented and is very committed to the quality of our service,” Barresi said, adding that his experience and lifelong commitment to Aroostook County make him an asset to the organization as he oversees and with the staff and volunteers Team works together to address the challenges of the pandemic.

Beaulieu hopes to continue to be a good resource for Aroostook elderly residents and to help as many of them as possible during these unprecedented times.

“I am a little bit inspired by my employees every day. There is a great team here. You are all here for the same reason and that should really improve the lives of our older people in Aroostook County, ”said Beaulieu. “It’s nice to know we’re making a difference.”

Beaulieu and his wife Kelli live in Presque Isle. You have three children. In his spare time he likes to hunt, fish and visit his children’s sporting events.

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