Articles by Steve Farnham

 
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Free and Valuable Information on Medicare and You

By Steve Farnham on March 13, 2015, at 2:39 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: The Gathering Place, 33 Davis St., Presque Isle, Maine For more information: 207-764-3396 Medicare is an important part of planning for retirement. Making the right decisions is a challenge and Medicare has many options to consider making it confusing. Making …
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Caring for someone with dementia?

By Steve Farnham on Feb. 23, 2015, at 9:43 a.m.
It may be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. Savvy Caregiver is a proven educational program for families and friends caring for someone with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer’s disease. It is now available free of cost and classes meet 2 hours a week for 6 weeks. We have two …
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Caring for someone with dementia?

By Steve Farnham on Feb. 11, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
It may be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. Savvy Caregiver is a proven educational program for families and friends caring for someone with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer’s disease. It is now available free of cost and classes meet 2 hours a week for 6 weeks. Our next class …
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Aging and Living Well EXPO in Presque Isle

By Steve Farnham on May 15, 2013, at 4:36 p.m.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — An Aging and Living Well Expo will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. The expo will benefit anyone who is thinking of retirement or who is retired already. The Aroostook Agency on …
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Medicare Information Workshop

By Steve Farnham on March 22, 2012, at 8:56 a.m.
STATEWIDE — Free workshops offered by Aroostook Agency on Aging providing information on Medicare benefits and insurance options. Pre-register by calling 1-800-439-1789. Workshops at the following locations: Tuesday April 10, 6:30 PM Van Buren Community Center, Champlain St. Wednesday April 11, 10 AM, Madawaska Senior CenterStory continues below advertisement. Wednesday …
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Why seniors should shop around for Medicare

By Steve Farnham on Sept. 21, 2011, at 8:39 a.m.
More than 45% of people with Medicare have never shopped around for better health care coverage, finds a new poll sponsored by National Council on Aging and United Healthcare. More than 40% of respondents thought they couldn’t save any money, and 35% said they’re confused by Medicare. The Aroostook Agency …