Health And Wellness

  1. Avoid Browntail Moth: Stop itching!

    Browntail moth is back! Gardeners and picnickers, alert! We’re approaching the first molt for the browntail moth caterpillars, and that means their tiny itchy spines will be blowing around on the warm air, settling on chair arms … Continue

  2. 10 Holiday Stress Tips to Brighten Your Day!

    Holiday stress tips abound in every check-out line publication, and it’s no wonder! We’ve made the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas the most stressful time of the year. Here are 10 holiday stress tips that might make … Continue

  3. Health Care Proposals: What do older Mainers think?

    The current health care proposals are deeply unpopular among Maine’s seniors, according to AARP Maine. Large majorities of older voters across party lines oppose the age tax, removal of pre-existing condition protections, and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. … Continue

  4. 2015 Scarborough Senior Expo Speakers May 6

    2015 Scarborough senior expo speakers on May 6 at St. Maximillian Kolbe Church Hall include government leaders, doctors and antique specialists. Here’s the speaking lineup for the 2015 Scarborough senior expo. 10:00 –  Mary Mayhew, Commissioner, Maine … Continue

  5. Safe Snow Shoveling: tips for safety

    Safe snow shoveling should be top on your list right now! Moving multiple pounds of snow can put a huge strain on the heart. So can pushing a heavy snow blower. Being outside in the cold can … Continue

  6. Preventing hip fracture: how to stay bone healthy

    Preventing hip fracture becomes increasingly important as we age. Here’s some important information to share with your loved ones over holiday visits!  Hip fractures are serious injuries that most often occur in people aged 65 and older. Women … Continue

  7. Medication Management Progam Comes to Maine

    Home Instead Senior Care has an exciting new medication management program in partnership with Walgreens called DailyMed. Home Instead Senior Care has entered into a partnership with Walgreens to bring a medication management program called DailyMed by … Continue