Posts Tagged ‘aging’
By Erin Rhoda on Dec. 25, 2015, at 7:16 a.m.
An effort that started in people’s livings rooms on the Blue Hill peninsula is growing its number of members and expanding to other towns, offering hope to other rural Maine communities that there is a way to help aging neighbors live in their beloved homes longer.
Many parents willing to sacrifice retirement savings to help children with college payments, survey finds
By Moneytips.com, on Nov. 14, 2015, at 4:28 p.m.
Approximately 40 parents of respondents with children or grandchildren consider it an obligation to pay for college for their children/grandchildren, and given the rapidly rising costs, the money has to come from somewhere.
By Jennifer Crittenden on Nov. 05, 2015, at 10:21 a.m.
If you are interested in affordable housing locally, consider getting on a waiting list now while making improvements to your current home.
on Oct. 01, 2015, at 8:10 a.m.
Although you can’t stop time, the right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems.
By Regi Robnett on June 06, 2015, at 7:19 a.m.
Everyone wants to stay sharp as they age, yet many expect that mental dullness will ensue over the course of time. Cognitive decline is not inevitable, however, and the expectation that we all go “senile” stems in part from ageist mindsets. Pause to consider if cognitive losses are, to some …
By Erin Rhoda on May 24, 2015, at 8:13 a.m.
A majority of older Americans say yes, unlike their European counterparts.
By Erin Rhoda on April 22, 2014, at 7 a.m.
Organizers of the Camden International Film Festival are bringing award-winning documentary films and discussions to more than 20 different Maine communities between April and July. The tour marks an effort by CIFF to use film as a way to connect leaders and community members, and discuss the challenges and opportunities of Maine’s aging demographics. Here are …
on Sept. 27, 2011, at 2:12 p.m.
DAMARISCOTTA — Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center will hold a kayaking trip on the Pemiquid River on Sunday, giving participants the chance to spend a fun fall day on the water. Peter Lawrence, a board member of the Pemaquid Watershed Association, will lead the trip set to coincide with Spectrum …