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  1. Genetic Scam at the Auburn Expo: MedGen Medicare Fraud Alert

    A genetic scam is sweeping the nation, and last month we got caught up in it. There was a genetic scam at the Auburn Expo, with possible Medicare fraud. MedGen, the company that provided genetic sampling at … Continue

  2. Successful Aging Expo in Scarborough April 30, 2019

    Join us for a Successful Aging Expo in Scarborough Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Older Mainers and their families will have free access to 40+ sources of senior information from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the St. … Continue

  3. Social Security Scam Alert

    Beware of scammers pretending to be FROM social security By Elizabeth Newport, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist, Portland, ME In the digital age, frauds and scams are an unfortunate part of doing business online. Social Security has seen … Continue

  4. Rain Date: What to do in the rain in Maine

    I need a rain date! Need ideas about what to do in the rain in Maine? Long about Day Six of a rainy week, I’m looking for suggestions. Here’s what I’ve got for entertainment in the rain … Continue

  5. 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

  6. Surviving Flu Season: Flu tips

    Everyone needs  help surviving flu season, because this is a year of epidemic-level flu cases and a flu shot that doesn’t provide complete protection. This season, the predominant strain is H3N2, which causes the worst outbreaks of the … Continue

  7. 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