MaineGeneral offers a less-invasive option for total hip replacement with quicker recovery

By John D. Begin Osteoarthritis can be a life-limiting condition, with stiff and swollen joints causing pain during movement or even at rest. It can…

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Stephens offering balance class for seniors beginning Sept. 10

NORWAY – Stephens Memorial Hospital will offer “Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls,” a program designed to help older adults overcome the fear of…

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Grants available to help improve transportation access for seniors

PORTLAND – Grants of up to $10,000 are available through the Maine Community Foundation for community-based efforts to improve or increase access to transportation that…

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Aging Well Living Well expo is Oct. 4 in Newry

LEWISTON — The 12th annual Aging Well Living Well Expo will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at the Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center at…

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Cushnoc Seniors hosting trip to Quebec

AUGUSTA — The Cushnoc Seniors, of Augusta, will host a two night/three day motor coach trip to Quebec to visit the basilicas at St. Anne…

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Winthrop, Readfield seniors have volunteer ride option

WINTHROP — Seniors who need help getting transportation to a medical appointment or for essential errands my soon have an option. A loocal group that…

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Help for expensive prescriptions available in Maine

The nonprofit Medhelp Maine is reminding Mainers who cannot afford their prescription medicines that there are options for free or low-cost prescription drugs through state…

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Free Matter of Balance course begins at Franklin Memorial July 16

FARMINGTON — Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County is offering the award-winning program called a Matter of Balance at Franklin Memorial Hospital starting July…

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Older people warned to beware of offers for ‘free’ saliva swabs

LEWISTON — Older people are being warned to be suspicious of individuals making appearances at public events and offering onsite “free swabs” of saliva for…

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Spectrum Generations Healthy Aging Expo is June 7

HALLOWELL — Spectrum Generations’ Cohen Community Center will host the annual Healthy Aging Expo from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Friday, June 7. The free…

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