Articles by Marianne Pinkham

 
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Help with Medicare & Medicare Drug Plan Choices with ADRC Cynthia Troxel, LSW/Medicare SHIP Counselor

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 19, 2014, at 1:01 p.m.
If you are like most people the prospect of trying to figure out which Medicare Drug Plan is the right one for you is overwhelming. There are more than 25 plans available for 2015 and they all cover different medications at different dosages and varying prices. Every year there seem …
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Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Camera

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 19, 2014, at 12:33 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org If the mere thought of downloading a digital photo makes you want to “shutter,” have no fear, professional photographer Robert Gorrill, APSA, MNEC, will be …
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Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow: Falls Prevention Day Programs & Activities

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 18, 2014, at 1:37 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org The reality is, falls are relatively common among older adults. The good news is, most falls and injuries resulting from falls can be prevented. The …
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Let the Adventure Begin! Active Aging Week 2014

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 18, 2014, at 1:13 p.m.
September 21-27 is International Active Aging Week. This week is devoted to changing the way we think about aging and to encourage folks to stay active, to the fullest extent possible, through all areas of life: physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social, vocational and environmental. Science has shown us that the …
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Myths & Facts About Aging & Thriving in Place: 3rd Annual “There’s no Place Like Home” Aging in Place Symposium

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 16, 2014, at 10:59 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org The boomer generation is truly coming of age. Each day across the US, 10,000 Americans turn 65. By 2030, nearly 20% of the US …
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Building the Generations: Connecting the Genealogy Dots with Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 11, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Family history and genealogy is the way by which you can link your family together. Come to Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street …
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Lunch, Agriculture & International Health: The Story of the Gardens for Health International with Helen Weld, RN, MPH

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 11, 2014, at 11:32 a.m.
Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its Wednesday Lunch and Learn program on September 17 at 11:15 a.m. Following the luncheon Helen Weld, RN, MPH will be discussing Gardens for Health International (GHI). GHI is a non-profit organization equipping those who face malnutrition with …
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Ask the Elder Law Attorney

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 04, 2014, at 9:32 a.m.
As one ages it helps to understand the financial and legal issues that will affect one’s ability to age in place. Even so, many people are reluctant to consult an attorney on legal and financial matters due to inexperience in working with attorneys. Elder Law Attorneys are lawyers with experience …
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National Medicare Education Week 2014

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 04, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.
National Medicare Education Week 2014 takes place between September 15 and 21. If you are confused about Medicare you are not alone. Every day, about 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare. That is one every eight seconds. As the Medicare population grows, the number of people …
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3rd Annual “There’s No Place Like Home” – Thriving in Place Symposium

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 02, 2014, at 10:43 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center’s 3rd Annual “There’s No Place Like Home” Symposium “Planning Your Life No Matter the Chapter” is coming to the …
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Jazz & Hip-hop Basics for Adults

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 02, 2014, at 10:30 a.m.
Hip Hop For Wickedness, Workout & Wow; Jazz For Freedom, Expression & Energy. Do you want to learn the basics of Jazz and Hip Hop in a comfortable, easy going environment with other beginners? Do you want to explore your creative, expressive side while having the side benefits of a …
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Introduction to Tang Soo Do

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 02, 2014, at 10:16 a.m.
With the arrival of September, D.E. “Derrick” Hyatt, founder of AMI-HAN will be offering an introduction to Tang Soo Do Karate training for all ages at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta. Derrick’s classes will place a special emphasis on developing flexibility, self confidence, stress management, …
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Healthcare 101: A Community Forum with a Focus on Health Literacy with Mallory Shaughnesy, Maine Community Health Options

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 15, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org The Affordable Care Act opened the door to health insurance coverage for thousands of Mainers. However, for many, trying to understand how to use this …
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5th Annual Summer’s End Surf & Turf Luncheon on the Deck Overlooking the Damariscotta Lake at the Kennedy Learning Center – Camp Kieve

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Kennedy Learning Center – Camp Kieve, West Neck Road, Nobleboro, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its 5th Annual Summer’s End Surf and Turf Cookout on Wednesday, August …
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Lunch & Nature: Great Houses for Great Birds with Author & Educator Elissa Wolfson

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:20 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its Wednesday Lunch and Learn program on August 20 at 11:15am. Following the …
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Imagine the Possibilities Logo Design Contest: It’s Fashionable to be Fit!

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 14, 2014, at 9:31 a.m.
Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center in Damariscotta is excited to announce its “Imagine the Possibilities” Logo Design Contest. The purpose of the contest is to design a fashionable and artful limited edition logo that captures the essence and exciting benefits of the Coastal Community Center’s Senior Fitness and Functional Movement …
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Lunch & Nature: Great Houses for Great Birds with Author & Educator Elissa Wolfson

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 13, 2014, at 9:13 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its Wednesday Lunch and Learn program on August 20 at 11:15am. Following the …
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Spectrum Generations Coastal & Cohen Centers Receive Grants from Banfield Charitable Trust for AniMeals

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 12, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center in Damariscotta and the Cohen Center in Hallowell were recently awarded pet food grant funding from the Banfield Charitable Trust. The Centers received grants totaling $2,000 to benefit their Meals on Wheels AniMeals programs in Lincoln and Southern Kennebec Counties. Spectrum Generations AniMeals on Wheels …
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Summer Lawn Party & Old Fashioned Radio Show Benefit Gala!

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Kavanagh Mansion, Academy Hill Road, Damariscotta Mills, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Hosted by Spectrum Generations Coastal & Knox Community Centers on the Grounds of the Historic Kavanagh Mansion in Damariscotta Mills. WDAM’s Inaugural Radio Show featuring Spectrum’s Down …
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Lunch & Youth: Summer Dance Camp with Melanie Pagurko & Students also “Miles of Friends” at Nobleboro Central School with 3rd Grade Teacher Paula Schuster

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its Wednesday Lunch and Learn program on August 13 at 11:15am. Following the …
 
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