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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SeniorsPlus June Education Center schedule announced

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus Education Center classes for June include the Androcoggin Readers Theater, how to deal with robo calls, sexuality and aging, medical marijuana, and…

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Forum on fraud for seniors is June 2 in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON — A forum on fraud, sponsored by the Committee on Aging, will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at…

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Androscoggin Senior Resouce Fair is June 19 in Lewiston

LEWISTON — The Androscoggin Elder Abuse Task Force will host its 10th annual Senior Resource Fair Wednesday, June 19, in recognition of World Elder Abuse…

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Maine initiative will look to improve care, services for older residents

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Health and Human Services has announced an initiative that aims to improve care and services for older Mainers and…

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Grant will fund fall prevention programs in central, western Maine

Healthy Living for ME, a partnership between Spectrum Generations, SeniorsPlus and and Aroostook Agency on Aging, has been awarded a three-year, $450,000 grant to expand…

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER: How to protect yourself from fire

By Fred Cicetti Q. We had a fire in our retirement community recently and an older woman died. Now I’m worried about fires. What can…

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Aging in Mount Vernon forum is May 5

MOUNT VERNON — Elizabeth Toftner will talk about services offered by AARP in Maine at the Aging in Mount Vernon Forum, 3 to 4:30 p.m….

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SeniorsPlus May programming covers variety of topics

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus will offer a variety of programming during the month of May on topics such a technology innovations, personality testing, cooking, living with…

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