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  1. Dogs on the Downeaster: Pets and Trains

    Dogs on the Downeaster? After a successful pilot program that allowed small pets to accompany passengers, the Amtrak Downeaster recently made its pet program permanent for all trains traveling between Brunswick, Maine, and Boston’s North Station. Nearly … Continue

  2. Aging in Maine: an evening conversation

    Aging in Maine receive lots of attention from Steve Raymond and Jill Wallace, who will be holding an evening conversation on the many questions people need to consider in planning their aging years. This free presentation will … Continue

  3. Diabetes Management Workshops in Maine in 2013

    Maine Senior Guide is hosting a free diabetes management workshop series beginning Tuesday, April 26, 2013 and continuing for five more Tuesday sessions. The workshops are from 9:30 a.m. – noon in the Bath Savings Institution board … Continue

  4. Clutter Control: 6 tips for clutter control

    Clutter control takes the place of Spring cleaning. Most of us don’t spring clean the way Grandmother used to: taking down and washing the curtains, dusting the walls, removing furniture, taking up and beating the carpets,  and … Continue

  5. Brain Injury in Maine:March = Brain Injury Month

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. We often think of brain injury in Maine as the result of an accident, but brain injuries can also happen because of a stroke or other illness or health issue. Nationally, … Continue

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    Family Caregiver: Strategies for Help with Mom

    Family caregiver. Chances are you spend a good deal of your life planning for the future. You plan your career path. You plan for retirement. But you may never have planned on becoming a family caregiver. If … Continue

  7. Going to the doctor: lists and questions

    Going to the doctor can be like going to the grocery store—before going you have an idea of what you need, but sometimes when you get there it becomes too overwhelming to remember every little thing. So … Continue