Bucket List: Find a funeral, cremation provider you trust

Contributed by Brackett Funeral Home, Brunswick Choosing a cremation or funeral provider is something many of us avoid until the need arises, because it touches…

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Free Lewiston health care decision-making workshops offered in April

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice will present a free two-part educational series on health care decision making in April. Partners in the series…

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TECH TIPS FOR NON-TECHIES: Turn down the blue light, turn up health

By Patrick W. Smith Headaches, eyestrain, insomnia and more have been linked to blue light emanating from display screens. Whether you are a casual smartphone…

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‘Fill the Plate’ March 22 breakfast will benefit Meals of Wheels

LEWISTON – SeniorsPlus will hold a Fill the Plate breakfast to benefit its Meals on Wheels nutrition program, from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, March…

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CATCHING HEALTH by Diane Atwood: PSA screenings debatable

By Diane Atwood In 2012, the US Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routine PSA screening in men. Fast forward to 2018 and there is…

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Board game day in Vassalboro sponsored by advocates for seniors

VASSALBORO — FAVOR (Friends Advocating for Vassalboro’s Older Residents) will hold a Board Game Day from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the…

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Androscoggin SeniorsPlus warms up February with programs, activities

LEWISTON –SeniorsPlus has announced its Education Center classes for February. Classes are held at 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240, unless noted. Classes are free,…

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Neighbors Driving Neighbors one of three grant winners

PORTLAND – Neighbors Driving Neighbors in northern Kennebec County was one of three organizations that shared $77,830 in grants from the Maine Community Foundation’s Maine…

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AARP Maine seeks TaxAide volunteers

AUGUSTA — AARP Maine is looking for TaxAide volunteers who prepare and electronically file federal and state income tax returns for low to moderate income…

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BBB warns Maine consumers of common online holiday scams

Santa isn’t the only one keeping track of who is naughty and who is nice. The Better Business Bureau iis warning consumers to beware of…

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