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  1. 2015 Senior Expo in Freeport Speaker Listings

    The senior expo in Freeport, planned for Wednesday, October 7, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, will feature five different speakers. From downsizing to teaching your business staff about dementia, the senior … Continue

  2. Freeport Fall Senior Expo 2015: Maine Senior Expo

    The Freeport Fall Senior Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport. Are you ready to hear some great speakers, get a free flu shot, have an antique appraised and gather … Continue

  3. Home Health Agencies Get Medicare Star Ratings

    Medicare star ratings are coming to home health. On Thursday, the federal government released a new five-star rating system for home health agencies, an effort to bring clarity to a fast-growing but fragmented corner of the medical … Continue

  4. Preventing Heat Stroke: Elder Heat Illness

    Preventing heat stroke (what grandmother used to call heat prostration) could be a matter of life or death for elders in summer. There are many ways to avoid overheating that could lead to heat illness or heat stroke. … Continue

  5. Alzheimers questions: three key questions you should ask

    Do you have the answers to key Alzheimers questions? Chris Orestis, CEO of Life Care Funding, has some Alzheimers questions for you to think about. This article was originally published in his senior living column in the … Continue

  6. How to remove a tick: easy tick removal

    Tick removal is a handy skill in Maine. The CDC has a good tick removal webpage where you can learn the basics of how to remove a tick. Tick removal is generally painless, but you should get it … Continue

  7. Lyme disease symptoms

    Lyme disease symptoms In Maine, deer ticks can carry Lyme disease. In most cases, a deer tick needs to be attached for 24 to 48 hours before it can transmit Lyme disease. Here’s a run-down of Lyme … Continue