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  1. AARP Grants Make Maine Communities More Livable

    Portland, Maine – Today, AARP Maine announced fourteen organizations throughout the state will receive 2023 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.6 million awarded among 310 organizations nationwide. Grantees … Continue

  2. Successful Aging Expos in Maine 2022

    Spring 2022 Successful Aging Expos in Maine Mature Mainers of any age are invited to attend three Successful Aging Expos planned for spring 2022. All expos are free to attend, no registration required, and run from 9 … Continue

  3. Father’s Day 2021

    Need a gift idea for Father’s Day 2021 and the dad in your life? Covid might have reorganized our lives, but it’s also given us a little clarity. Being able to spend time together is a great … Continue

  4. Memorial Day in Maine 2021

    2021 is going to be a special year for Memorial Day. Some communities are having parades, like Berwick, Old Orchard Beach and Wells. Portland is holding a One Man March for Memorial Day, with a single person … Continue

  5. Tick Time: Tick Season Starts Now

    I was reminded yesterday that we’re entering tick season! A walk around the yard, to the mailbox and then up to the vet for the granddogs’s meds resulted in three ticks traversing my leg! I normally spray … Continue

  6. St. Patrick’s Q and A

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Honestly, when I was a kid, St. Patrick’s Day was an opportunity to color a shamrock. And possibly eat corned beef. And my name is McLean! We didn’t dye the Androscoggin River (or … Continue

  7. Sharpen Your Memory: Four Tips

    Do you need to sharpen your memory? Without my daily routines to guide me, I find myself forgetting stuff. It helps if I make a list and maintain my calendar, but I wanted to do more. Here’s … Continue