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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

  2. Covid-19 Scams: news from MEMA

    Beware Covid-19 scams, says the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). “Our elderly population is likely the most vulnerable population during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Scammers and price gougers are devising numerous methods for defrauding people.  As our most … Continue

  3. Covid-19 Coronavirus Stimulus Payment

    A quick primer on your coronavirus stimulus payment: The IRS has a web page dedicated to coronavirus info related to taxes. And there is also a US government coronavirus page. If you check the pages, make sure to update … Continue

  4. You died during a time of pandemic. Now what? Death in a pandemic

    Death in a pandemic. What happens if you die during a time of coronavirus, or even from Covid-19? I got a call recently from a very active Successful Aging Expo attendee who was curious about what might … Continue

  5. Safe Travel: Stay Healthy Away from Home

    You’re about to head out for a Thanksgiving visit with loved ones. What steps can you take to remain healthy on your trip and through your visit? Here are 7 tips for safe travel. Tip 1: get … Continue

  6. NUTRITION AND AGING: DRINK WATER, EAT FRUITS AND VEGGIES, AND KEEP ON MOVING!

    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

  7. 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