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Maine medium connects the living with those on ‘other side’

“People feel different when they leave. They feel better,” medium Jeannie Hopkins of Brewer said.
Qian Xue, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, explains her research into developing a simple blood-testing device for home-bound Mainers at a recent UMaine forum on aging-related research.
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UMaine showcases projects under development to help Mainers age in place

From a simple well-water purification device to a comfortable, high-tech protector that decreases the likelihood of a hip fracture in a fall, researchers at the University of Maine are all about aging these days.
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU CURVES

How my husband’s spirit was part of my daughter’s wedding

My newly adopted daughter Jessica and I have seen a lot of changes already this year. She was graduated from University of Maine with a …
Beryl Kenney, a retired farmer who turns 93 in September 2016, used to grow potatoes and chickens on a 70-acre property that became part of the Presque Isle Air Force Base.

92-year-old County man recalls full life in farming

PRESQUE ISLE | Beryl Kenney, who turns 93 this September, likes to go to Easton with his wife, Donna, to watch Amish youngsters farming …
One of the quilts that Hampden artist Sally Field, 75, made is seen on Aug. 11 at the Boyd Place in Bangor. Field is one of several area quilters whose work is on exhibit at Boyd Place.
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Stitch by stitch, Maine quilters bring new life to an old tradition

“There are a lot of quilters in Maine. Most of us have quite a collection at home,” Callie Lavoie said. “We try to pass them off on all our family members.”
CATCHING HEALTH

Thriving after cancer. One woman shares her recipe for a healthier lifestyle and for sesame swiss chard

When Mary Moskowitz was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to take back as much control as she could. She shares her recipe for good health and for a tasty stir fry.
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU CURVES

Gardening my way back to my old self