Social Seniors

  1. Safe Snow Shoveling: tips for safety

    Safe snow shoveling should be top on your list right now! Moving multiple pounds of snow can put a huge strain on the heart. So can pushing a heavy snow blower. Being outside in the cold can … Continue

  2. Storm tomorrow: 13 things to do to get ready for tomorrow’s storm

    Storm tomorrow! “Two to three feet of snow. That’s what the forecast is calling for in parts of Maine. Mother Nature is making up for lost time. I went exploring in the woods around Upper Oxbrook Lake … Continue

  3. Preventing hip fracture: how to stay bone healthy

    Preventing hip fracture becomes increasingly important as we age. Here’s some important information to share with your loved ones over holiday visits!  Hip fractures are serious injuries that most often occur in people aged 65 and older. Women … Continue

  4. Senior Halloween Costumes: Just Add Imagination!

    Tomorrow night is October 31, All Hallows Eve, or Halloween, and that calls for some imaginative senior Halloween costumes.  The first thing you have to find out is if the kids in your neighborhood are trick or treating. The … Continue

  5. Exercise Over 50: Get up and Move! Pedometers help.

    Exercise over 50 is getting a lot of press lately. The more time you spend sitting, the shorter and less healthy your life will tend to be. That’s the new consensus among researchers. Even the World Health … Continue

  6. Technology help for Seniors: iMovie Workshop for Boomers

    Technology help for seniors is at hand! If you’ve been annoyed, frustrated, bothered or burdened by your “smart” devices like iPhones and iPads, then this iMovie workshop is for you! This iMovie workshop for Boomers will teach you … Continue

  7. Diet and Running: good food for runners

    Diet and running are clearly linked, according to Brian J. McGrory, MD,MS, a well-known Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon at Maine Medical Partners – Orthopedics. There are a number of measures that runners can pursue to minimize … Continue