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Parkinson’s patients are fighting back against the disease, literally

“It’s fun and kind of edgy, and it’s a lot more fun to tell your grandchildren that you’re boxing than telling them you’re going to physical therapy.”
DEAR LIZ

Is hiding assets during divorce legal?

Dear Liz, My cheap rat of a husband “gave away” his stuff to his best friend so that I can’t “get my dirty hands on it” as he put it. Is this legal? – Angry Wife
University of Maine neuropsychology student Katrina Daigle and electrical engineering student Ahmed Almaghasilah hold a device that records data while a person is sleeping. The mattress cover is outfitted with sensors to record movement while a person is asleep. The patented technology, developed at UMaine, is being used to study sleep disorders.
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This device developed at UMaine may help maintain brain health

For this study, a special sheet is placed under the regular bedding in the patient’s home, like a mattress pad. As sensors in the pad pick up the sleeper’s subtle movements and respirations, electronic information is wirelessly transmitted via the internet to receivers at UMaine, where it can be analyzed to determine the duration and quality of sleep.
By the time Elizabeth Chase-Cosby disappeared five years ago from her home in Plymouth, her younger sister, Kate Tuck, already knew she was suffering from mental illness. Their relationship, once very close, had been strained for a number of years. Still, Tuck, 55, was unprepared for the shocking news last week that Chase-Cosby had died, homeless and alone, in a public park halfway across the country in the town of Grand Island, Nebraska. She was 58 years old and left behind three grown children and a five-year-old grandson she had never met.
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Homelessness and mental illness robbed this Maine family of their loved one

Kate Tuck was unprepared for the news that her sister had died, homeless and alone, in a public park halfway across the country in Nebraska.
LIVING IT FORWARD

How I didn’t go snowshoeing in the new national monument

Madeleine LeBlanc
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For this 92-year-old Maine singer, French is her first love

In one French singalong group, a 92-year-old woman’s passion for singing and speaking French is more than a little infectious.