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Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030

By Kate Kelland, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2030 and the United States one of the lowest among developed countries, the study showed.
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU CURVES

How to find inner peace in the midst of turmoil

on Feb. 20, 2017, at 11 a.m.
LIVING IT FORWARD

Hunkering down with gratitude and smelts

on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:54 a.m.
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Meet the 93-year-old who never stopped working and doesn’t plan to retire anytime soon

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:35 a.m.
It’s fitting that a man who never stopped working is employed at a store that never stops, either.
SHALLOW REFLECTIONS™

10 Sure-fire ways to cope with cabin fever

on Feb. 18, 2017, at 6 a.m.
It is inevitable that people who live in snowy climates develop cabin fever. This post provides some great coping strategies.
LUNCH WITH MOM

Don’t tell Mom…

on Feb. 18, 2017, at 3:14 a.m.
As part of our “Mom” caregiver community, this method of sharing responsibilities allows for others to help out. My youngest niece, who is a Senior in high school 7 hours away, called Mom to see how she was after the procedure and the blizzard.
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Matthew Wolcott Show

By Wendi Richards on Feb. 17, 2017, at 4:44 p.m.
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The Mallett Brothers Band

By Wendi Richards on Feb. 17, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
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Baby boomer pet parents unleash their purse strings

on Feb. 17, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
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Rob Crone, director of nutrition services at Eastern Area Agency on Aging in Bangor, talks about the contents of a box of food available to low-income seniors through the Commodities Supplemental Food Program on Tuesday in Bangor.

Free food will reach more hungry Maine seniors in 2017

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 16, 2017, at 6:13 a.m.
Many more low-income Maine seniors will be receiving free monthly food boxes this year.
YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT

Lifelong design: happy at home forever

on Feb. 15, 2017, at 6:19 p.m.
During renovation, it is not difficult to incorporate design elements that allow you to stay in your home as you age. Sometimes it happens by accident.
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Eastern Area Agency on Aging able to feed more seniors

By Carol Higgins Taylor on Feb. 15, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
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Learn more about hearing health, hearing loss and hearing aids

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:43 a.m.
Mainers are at risk for developing hearing loss as they get older, both as a normal condition of aging and as a consequence of our noisy worksites and recreational activities.
POLL QUESTION
The Fisher Engineering company snow plow manufacturing facility in Rockland.

‘You don’t get it back’: Hearing loss a growing problem as workforce ages

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:43 a.m.
“A lot of people really just don’t think about it,” Rob Somerville said. “They don’t realize that it’s not like cutting your finger and putting a Band-Aid on it and it heals. Once you lose your hearing, you don’t get it back.”
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Pancake Dinner on Shrove Tuesday

By Theodore Pettengill on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:14 a.m.
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An unending stream of solicitations and requests for donations can be overwhelming and budget stressing for some of Maine's elderly residents.

Legitimate solicitations for funds can be just as dangerous to seniors as scams

By Julia Bayly on Feb. 14, 2017, at 12:49 p.m.
“If you start to notice your parent or elderly loved one sending out a lot of checks, it may be time to start the conversation about sharing financial responsibilities.”
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU CURVES

How Valentine’s Day triggers fond memories of outdoor adventures

on Feb. 13, 2017, at 1:05 p.m.
FACTS OPTIONAL

Recipes for disaster

on Feb. 12, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Lost power during a blizzard? Try these innovative ways to salvage dinner! Proceed at your own risk.
FACTS OPTIONAL

Recipes for disaster

on Feb. 12, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Lost power during a blizzard? Try these innovative ways to salvage dinner! Proceed at your own risk.
LUNCH WITH MOM

Never grow up!  Seniors happily living life on their terms

on Feb. 12, 2017, at 3:14 a.m.
Attitude is everything. Each person introduced themselves and was asked to comment about the snow. Without exception, each person said something lovingly about the snow, how it brightened up the brown ground, how they loved doing things in it. Other than extreme cold, each person described how they embraced the snow as part of Maine life, as part of LIVING.