AARP launches Community Conncections to help seniors

WASHINGTON — AARP has launched AARP Community Connections, a new online platform that allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick…

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Tips to beware of COVID-19 scams, fraudsters

Among the threats posed by the COVID-19 outbreak are scams aimed at exploiting fears and spreading disinformation about the pandemic, according to the U.S. Department…

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Maine Health Care Assn. launches caring notes to seniors initiative

AUGUSTA — The Maine Health Care Association has launched an intergenerational program designed to reach nursing home and assisted living residents with messages of encouragement,…

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Belgrade looks to connect seniors with volunteers to do their shopping

BELGRADE — The town and its Senior Resources Committee are looking to connect volunteers with seniors who need someone to do grocery shopping and delivery…

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Kennebec Retired Educators to hear about Senior Safety Issues April 13

AUGUSTA — The Kennebec Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, April 13, at IHOP, 110 Community Drive. The program will be Senior…

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New scam pretends to be from Social Security Administration

People should be aware of a new tactic used by Social Security scammers, the Social Security Administration Office of Inspector General announced. Individuals have reported…

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‘Scammers and Their Tactics’ scheduled for March 12 in Bridgton

BRIDGTON — The Ladies Guild of First Congregational Church of Bridgton and Sgt. Phil Jones of the Bridgton Police Dept. will present “Scammers and Their…

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Lisbon groups sponsoring several 2020-21 trips

LISBON — The Sunshine Hill Neighbors and Lisbon Parks and Recreation are planning trip for both 2020 and 2021, including day, multi-day and overseas trips….

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Maine corn canning history AARP Skowhegan Coffee Talk topic Feb. 26

SKOWHEGAN — The next monthly AARP Maine Skowhegan Coffee Talk will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Millers’ Table, Maine…

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Program on MaineGeneral Home Care and Hospice set for Feb. 11 at UMA

AUGUSTA — The University of Maine at Augusta Senior Collge sill present “MaineGeneral Home Care and Hospice,” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11,…

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