Dr. Ken Phelps, Chair of the Aroostook Agency on Aging Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that Joy Barresi Saucier will take over as Executive Director as of October 1, 2017 when Steve Farnham retires after nearly 43 years of distinguished service to the Agency. Read More
    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other cognitive impairments who needs constant attention is difficult. Family caregivers, especially seniors caring for their spouses, may be overwhelmed by the amount of work they face to care for their loved ones. The Aroostook Agency on Aging, with the support… Read More
    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 poor decisions is costly resulting in higher out-of-pocket cost and possibly limiting options in how and where medical care can… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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. Read More
    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… Read More
    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. Read More