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The Power Of Taking Action: Join AARP Maine For “Tuesdays At The State House”

MAINE — Each year, thousands of Mainers help shape the course of legislative action at the state and federal level by contacting their legislators and Members of Congress on critical issues. When you write or call, legislators listen. Often it is this personal involvement that makes the difference between success and failure when it comes […]

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AHCA Is Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

You may have been watching current debates about the American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives and what it will mean for Americans of all ages.

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Reformed Identity Thief Helps Mainers Avoid Being Scam Victims

He conned bank tellers, doctors, lawyers and a major airline and last week, reformed identity thief Frank Abagnale shared tips with Mainers on how to avoid becoming scam victims.

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What Is Telehealth and How Does It Help Family Caregivers?

I was a long-distance caregiver for my Mom and Pop for more than 15 years. I remember calling home to learn how Mom’s doctor’s visit went.

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For Older Mainers, GOP Plan Risks Health, Long-Term Care Access

PORTLAND, Maine — The Congressional Budget Office report issued this week has added to the concerns of local senior advocates that the American Health Care Act would raise costs for Mainers ages 50 and older, affecting their access to health care and long-term care services. According to the CBO, 24 million Americans could lose health insurance […]

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Family caregivers need support from hospital to home

Each day, 40 million family caregivers help older parents, spouses, children with disabilities and other loved ones live independently at home.

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