Michelle Spencer of Hammond Street Senior Center came in on Tuesday to talk to Wayne about some of the events coming up that can give seniors an opportunity to stay active.
Carol Higgins-Taylor, Director of Community Education at the Eastern Area Agency on Aging, came in on Wednesday to talk to Wayne about the Senior Expo at the Cross Insurance Center coming up on Tuesday, May 13th, from 10:00AM – 7:00PM.
Liz Crawford a Family Caregiver Specialist with Spectrum Generations was in for this week’s Senior Watch, to talk about a new Memory Cafe in Stockton Springs.
The new Memory Cafe will be held every 3rd Monday of the Month. The first one is starting on May 19th. The cafe will go from 10 am to 1:30 am at the The Good Kettle, located at 247 US Rte. 1 in Stockton Springs.
Jim Fernald from Brookings-Smith Funeral Home stopped by today to talk about cremation and what to expect when making the decision for it.
Jennifer Eastman from Rudman-Winchell was in for this week’s Senior Watch to talk about estate planning.
Rudman-Winchell will be at the upcoming Senior Expo at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Tuesday, May 13 from 10 am to 7 pm, if you have any questions about estate planning.
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.
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
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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
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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.