1. Take Heart: the Importance of Relationships

    By Deborah McLean, principal, Maine Senior Guide In business, there’s an accepted truism: we do business with people we know, like and trust. It’s all about relationships and expectations. Now it turns out that’s true on the … Continue

  2. Fall Alert: Reduce Your Risk of Falls

    Each year, more than 1.8 million people over age 65 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries associated with, among other things, stairs, bathtubs, furniture, and rugs/carpeting.  Thousands of these injuries are related to falls.  In … Continue

  3. Life Without Limits: Senior Health Expo

    Spectrum Generations Southern Midcoast Community Center in Topsham is hosting the Life Without Limits Expo on September 20, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Cook’s Corner Mall in Brunswick.  Admission is free and parking … Continue

  4. Maine Pets: Lots of Therapeutic Benefits

    HOW CARING FOR A PET CAN MAKE YOU HAPPIER AND HEALTHIER Professionally trained helper animals—such as guide dogs for the blind—offer obvious benefits to us human folk. However, the average domestic pet, such as a dog, cat, … Continue

  5. Senior nutrition: Tips for creating a well-balanced diet

    Thinking of trading a tired eating regime for a nutrient-dense menu? Good for you! It’s easy and delicious. Avoid skipping meals – This causes your metabolism to slow down, which leads to feeling sluggish and poorer choices … Continue

  6. Young at Heart

    Young @ Heart, an internationally-famous group of singing seniors, made its first Maine appearance in March 2011 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. The rocking choral group hails from Northampton, Mass. Formed in 1982, over the years they’ve collaborated nationally and internationally with … Continue

  7. Caregiver Syndrome: Does This Describe You?

    Caregiver Syndrome, a relatively new term, is being used more often by some medical professionals to refer to the emotional and physical toll experienced by those caring for an elderly relative, neighbor or friend. This syndrome is … Continue