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  1. Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself? Thoughts on My Covid Fear Challenges

    Today (March 12, 2020) marks the two month anniversary of Maine’s first official Covid-19 diagnosis. We live with Covid Fear. The world has changed. That’s hard. But I’m going to share a few things I’m not afraid … Continue


    Nutrition and Aging was the topic of a recent gathering at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community in Brunswick, Maine as part of the Ounce of Prevention series. This article is shared from the blog of Deb Nelson from … Continue

  3. Flu Season is Here: Get Your Flu Shot

    Flu season is here, and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is getting reports of cases. “It’s time for anyone 6 months old or older to get a flu shot,” Maine CDC Director Nirav D. … Continue

  4. Seacoast Successful Aging Expo Oct. 16, 219

    The Seacoast Successful Aging Expo comes to Kittery Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Older people and their families will have free access to 30+ sources of senior information on October 16 from 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at … Continue

  5. Speakers Announced for Successful Aging Expo Oct. 3, 2019 in Freeport

    Onos from Jackson Lab to Keynote Successful Aging Expo Dr. Kristen Onos, scientist and researcher at Jackson Laboratory, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Successful Aging Forum, part of the southern Maine Successful Aging Expo … Continue

  6. Clutter Control: How Can I Get Rid of Stuff?

    Last month, I did a talk on Clutter Control at the Otisfield Widow’s Group. We talked about how to prepare for downsizing, how to evaluate objects, and the proper New England mind-set to get rid of stuff. … Continue

  7. Maine Worker Shortage Results in Home Care Crisis

    A home care crisis as a result of a worker shortage? A recent Washington Post article that featured Harpswell as the oldest town in the oldest state in the US essentially says that Maine is on the … Continue