Senior Segments

Senior Spotlight: EMHS LiveSAFE

Updated 2 days ago

 

Jennifer Maskala, manager of EMHS LiveSAFE, came in Wednesday to talk to Wayne during our Senior Spotlight segment.

EMHS provides emergency response services to 790 elderly and disabled residents throughout Maine. Should a subscriber experience an emergency, help can be summoned through the simple push of a button. Maine operators will then respond to the call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and provide the appropriate response.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: EMHS LiveSAFE…


Senior Watch: Retinal Diseases

Updated 4 days ago

For Monday’s Senior Watch, Dr. Michael Johnson, a Retinal Specialist for Retina Associates of Maine, were in to talk about retinal diseases.


Senior Spotlight: Brewer Rehab Community Event

Updated 1 week ago

 

Today for our Senior Spotlight, Janet Hope of Brewer Rehab and Angela Lufkin of Gentiva stopped by to discuss heart and lung disease. They also touched on the care you can receive from skilled nursing facilities, as well as home health agencies.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Brewer Rehab Community Event…


Senior Watch: April 7, 2014

Updated 1 week ago

Jennifer Maskala with Rosscare talks about telecare.


Senior Watch: March 31, 2014

Updated 3 weeks ago

Janet Hope, Administrator of Brewer Rehab and Angela Lufkin, Gentiva Market Manager talk about a community event being held at Brewer Rehab on April 23rd.

Learn about your lungs

Read more on Senior Watch: March 31, 2014…


Senior Watch March 24, 2014

Updated 4 weeks ago

Dr. Clifton Guthrie talks about a presentation on a very sensitive subject.

Monday, March 31, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business Husson University

1 College Circle, Bangor ME 04401-2929 | husson.edu

Read more on Senior Watch March 24, 2014…


Senior Spotlight: Benefits of Chiropractic Treatments for Seniors

Updated 1 month ago

Mike Noonan, DC, Dipl. Ac. (AACA) from Noonan Wellness and Chiropractic was in for this week’s Senior to talk about the benefits of Chiropractic treatments for seniors.

If you would like more information about what Mike was talking about, he will be at the Senior Expo on Tuesday, May 13th from 10 am to 7 pm at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Benefits of Chiropractic Treatments for Seniors…


Senior Spotlight: Medication Reconciliation

Updated 1 month ago

Marcia Young from Kindred Westgate was on this week’s Senior Spotlight talking about medication reconciliation.

Marcia talked about how seniors aren’t taking their medications as prescribed for a number of reasons. She also touched upon how seniors can manage their medication in a way that is easy for them to remember.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Medication Reconciliation…


Senior Watch March 4, 2014

Updated 2 months ago

Chris Wilcox from Sam’s talk about their upcoming Allergies Health Screening.

Allergies Health Screening

March 8th, 11am – 3pm
Sam’s Club, Bangor

For more information:

945-9723

samsclub.com/healthandwellness


Senior Spotlight: Heart Disease

Updated 2 months ago

Dr. Kit Powers a cardiologist from Eastern Maine Medical Center was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight to talk to us about heart diesease.


Consumer Contact: Elder Financial Abuse

Updated 2 months ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in for this week’s Consumer Contact talking about elder financial abuse.

Russ told us about a new program called Senior$afe, that will be training bank and credit union employees how to spot signs of elder financial abuse when elderly people are making transactions.

Read more on Consumer Contact: Elder Financial Abuse…


Senior Spotlight: Adult Day Services And The State

Updated 2 months ago

Kristie Miner from Kindred Nursing & Rehabilitation-Westgate, was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight to tell us about a legislative bill  that is currently in appropriations about adult day services.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Adult Day Services And The State…


Senior Spotlight: Marketplace Enrollment

Updated 2 months ago

Dyan Walsh from Eastern Area Agency on Aging, was in to talk about the Marketplace enrollment.

Here a few key points that Dyan gave to us this morning.

Open enrollment ends on March 31, 2014.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Marketplace Enrollment…


Senior Watch February 3, 2014

Updated 2 months ago

Angela Lufkin, from Gentiva Home Healthcare is talk  about Heart Health.

Call 990-9000 for more information


Senior Watch January 27, 2014

Updated 3 months ago

Stan

Marshall, AARP Tax Aide,  talks taxes for seniors.

AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program offers FREE income tax preparation services to low and moderate income taxpayers of any age at several locations in the Greater Bangor area and throughout Maine. To find a site, and its hours of operation, call AARP at 1-888-AAARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669), or on the Internet – www.aarp.org/taxaide.

Read more on Senior Watch January 27, 2014…


Senior Spotlight: Encore Leadership Corps

Updated 3 months ago

Jennifer Crittenden, the program manager at Encore Leadership Corps was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight, telling us about the organization and a workshop that’s coming up in February.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Encore Leadership Corps…


Senior Watch January 20th, 2014

Updated 3 months ago

Kathy Frodal from New England Home Healthcare talks about paying attention to the health of your feet.

For more information call: 1-800-432-7812


Senior Spotlight: Cold Temperatures and Seniors

Updated 3 months ago

Marcia Young from Kindred Healthcare was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight for part two of her talk about seniors and dealing with the cold temperatures.


Senior Watch January 13, 2014

Updated 3 months ago

 

Jennifer Maskala from Rosscare talks about their free call assurance program called Telecare.

Volunteers provide daily telephone contact for people who live alone in the Greater Bangor calling area.

Read more on Senior Watch January 13, 2014…


Senior Spotlight: Seniors and Cold Weather

Updated 3 months ago

Marcia Young from Kindred Healthcare, was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight to start a two part conversation about seniors and cold weather. Next week Marcia will continue her talk about seniors, cold weather, and hypothermia.

Read more on Senior Spotlight: Seniors and Cold Weather…


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