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  1. 10 travel tips: Comfortable senior travel

    These 10 travel tips will help you stay comfortable on your next trip. My dad always said, “lessons are presented until they are learned”…..and I learned some good lessons on my recent travel to Los Angeles. Now … Continue

  2. Senior Travel: 15 FAQs on air companions

    Senior travel is Air Companions’ specialty. Air Companions is a small company on the coast of Maine that offers hands-on senior travel assistance nationally and internationally. Founder Sonja Burns recently wrote down her most frequently asked questions and … Continue

  3. Veterans Benefits for Home Care: Help Vets Stay Home

    Did you know that veterans or their surviving spouses may qualify for veterans benefits for home care that will help pay for long-term care, including home care? It’s surprising how many veterans, or their family members, are … Continue

  4. Migratory Bird Act: Happy 100 Years

    I’m celebrating the Weeks-McLean Law, passed 100 years ago today, commonly referred to as the Migratory Bird Act. Today, I’m also celebrating what would have been my dad’s 86th birthday. Malcolm Dennison McLean, this one’s for you. … Continue

  5. Ricky Nelson Remembered: music at the Merrill Auditorium

    I was pretty excited the other day when the promoter of Ricky Nelson Remembered asked me to tell area seniors about the show at the Merrill Auditorium April 5. Ricky Nelson Remembered is a music/video/multi-media extravaganza starring … Continue

  6. AARP Maine Looking for New President

    AARP Maine is looking for a volunteer leader to serve as the new State President. The next state president will serve as a leader and spokesperson for the more than 230,000 AARP members who live in Maine. … Continue

  7. Winter Storm Nemo: 9 tips to stay safe in storms

    Winter Storm Nemo (I don’t know if I’m offended or amused that the weather service is now naming storms—winter storm Nemo indeed!) is bearing down on New England and Maine. You know the drill about batteries, extra … Continue