Connected singles gathering is Jan. 6 in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Connected, a free nondenominational gathering for adults over 55, including widowers, widows, divorced people and singles, will hold it’s nect gathering at 7…

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USM L-A Senior College Outsiders Club activities planned

LEWISTON — Members of the Outsiders Club of the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston Auburn College have planned a variety of seasonal activities through Senior…

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Age in place grants available for Maine organizations

ELLSWORTH — Grants of up to $2,500 are available through the Maine Community Foundation to help communities be more supportive of older people’s health, well-being…

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SeniorsPlus grant will bolster dementia program efforts

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus has been awarded an Administration for Community Living 2019 award of $693,362 for Alzheimer’s disease program initiatives. The three-year grant is for…

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SUDDENLY SINGLE AT 50 by Rebecca Dorr: Plumbing

By Rebecca Dorr When I was married, I was ever appreciative of my husband’s plumbing skills. It was very unwise to let him attempt a…

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SeniorsPlus programming scheduled for December

LEWISTON –SeniorsPlus has announced its Education Center class schedule for December. Cllasses are held at 8 Falcon Road and are free, unless otherwise noted. Some…

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MaineGeneral opens Gardiner Express Care as part of increased services for patients

By John D. Begin GARDINER — Area residents in need of non-emergency medical care seven days a week began benefiting Oct. 7 from the opening…

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SeniorsPlus Meals on Wheels gets $2,000 donation

Central Maine Credit Union recently donated $2,000 to SeniorsPlus for its Meals on Wheels program. Betsy Sawyer-Manter, president and CEO of SeniorsPlus (left), is shown…

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SUDDENLY SINGLE AT 50 by Rebecca Dorr: Camping

By Rebecca Dorr When the children were young, I was determined to find a fun, manageable way to go camping. Packing up a tent, sleeping…

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Final expense insurance and the Boomer generation dilemma

By David P. Staples Certified Senior Advisor “What do you mean he didn’t have any life insurance? Who’s going to pay for his funeral and…

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