For Monday’s Senior Watch, Dr. Michael Johnson, a Retinal Specialist for Retina Associates of Maine, were in to talk about retinal diseases.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Angela Lufkin, from Gentiva Home Healthcare is talk about Heart Health.
Call 990-9000 for more information
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Jim Fernald, from Brookings-Smith funeral home was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight, to talk about grieving and loss of loved ones during the holidays.
If you would like more information on this, or some help with grieving during this holiday season Brookings-Smith funeral home has pamphlets on this subject and some ways to get through this difficult time.