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Supporting Maine caregivers in 2017

By Jane Margesson Every day, 178,000 Mainers care for loved ones so they can remain at home. Approximately 65 percent, or 116,000, are women. These heroes are called family caregivers. If you are a caregiver, you understand the critical role you serve. You know that caregiving is often about a lot more than preparing meals […]

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Seven simple steps to better heart health

While many of us associate February with red-ruffled hearts and chocolate candy for Valentine’s Day, it’s also American Heart Month to raise awareness of the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices to improve overall heart health.

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Youth Council supports elder abuse awareness

June 15 is the eighth annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The event was created by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons […]

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