Scarborough senior expo speakers on May 6 at St. Maximillian Kolbe Church Hall include government leaders, doctors and antique specialists. The Scarborough senior expo runs from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. Max, 150 Black Point Road in Scarborough. Need directions to the Scarborough senior expo? Directions to St. Max

Here’s the speaking lineup for the Scarborough senior expo.

10:00 –  Mary Mayhew, Commissioner, Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mayhew will talk about issues of current public policy relating to nursing home funding, long term care, home care services, and much more Come with your questions!

Scarborough senior expo speaker Dr. Peter Guay, orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacements11:00 – Dr. Peter Guay of Maine Medical Center’s Joint Replacement Center, will talk about new knee replacement options, and the latest remarkable trends in joint replacement in general. Dr. Guay, an orthopedic surgeon, has practiced for 25 years in Maine.

12 noon  Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will hold a short seminar on downsizing and how to evaluate your home’s contents. What should you take? What should you sell? How can you tell its value?

1:00 – Sedgewood Commons  Rehab Manager Michael Kane, PT Bridget Moore, OT from the therapy department will talk about breaking down the barriers of therapy and working with all stages of dementia.

What else is happening at the Scarborough senior expo?

Scarborough senior expo appraisers from Thomaston Place Auction GalleriesAll Day – Appraisers from Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will be happy to look at your treasures and give you an idea of their value and history at the Scarborough senior expo. Visit them at booth #39 just as you enter the Scarborough senior expo hall. $5 per item benefits charity.

Therapy Dog- Mosely,  a 4 year old yellow Labrador Retriever and licensed therapy dog, will be exploring the Expo. He is a member of TDI (Therapy Dogs, Inc.). He is a regular volunteer at MMC and has been in their program since the beginning of 2012. Mosely loves visiting patients of all ages to share joy and smiles. Be sure and say hello!

10:00, 11:00 and 12 noon  Tai chi demo

Ease arthritis pain with tai chi !  For an exercise program that erases stiffness, eases aches and amps up energy, look to tai chi.  Those who practice tai chi at least twice weekly gain balance, strength and flexibility; boost their bone health; and reduce stress. Watch or join Teresa King for a tai chi demo.

1:00 p.m.  Yarmouth Community Chorus

Yarmouth Community Chorus is in its second year, with members from Yarmouth as well as surrounding communities. They meet Tuesday afternoons at Rowe School in Yarmouth. YCC sings popular music from all eras, with a goal of fun, not perfection! Call Leigh Kirchner at 712-7244 or for more info.

For more information about the Scarborough senior expo contact host Deborah McLean at 232-7847 or host Lynn Peel at 272-2797.