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Don’t tell these Mainers that they are too old for the gym

“It turns out you don’t really want that much time to yourself when you retire.”
LIVING IT FORWARD

An old children’s cookbook stirs up sweet memories

BOOMER HAIKU

This baby boomer has one word for 2017

CATCHING HEALTH

Can a Mediterranean diet keep your brain from shrinking as you age?

A new study suggests a link between eating a Mediterranean diet and brain shrinkage. We have some details in this blog post.
Gloria Guyette (left) and Rose Melvin discuss a word puzzle during the meeting of the Belfast Senior Center at the Belfast Boathouse Tuesday. The participants of the group would like to have a permanent home for the Senior Center and have been discussing what people would like for activities. The city is allowing the use of The Boathouse through March of this year.
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Midcoast residents turn out in support of a senior center

“We need a place for people to come together, a place to be with each other and share activities,” Carol Good said. “It needs to be safe, free and welcoming to all.”
Volunteers helped staff mass vaccine clinics, like this one at the Bangor Civic Center, during the H1N1 influenza outbreak of 2009 and 2010.
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Online registry seeks Maine health care volunteers, including retirees, to serve in disasters

“The reason people go into health care is to help others. When we see an acute situation where people are suffering, we want to help.”
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Six secrets to keeping your New Year’s resolutions all year long

Supposedly, only 8 percent of people in the U.S. keep their New Year’s resolutions. Follow these six secrets and give yourself at shot at making yours stick.