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County Seniors receive letters terminating Medicare benefits

| December 27, 2013

Thousands of seniors throughout the state rely on the Medicare Savings Program to afford healthcare. But due a to change in State law, some elderly people will have those benefits terminated. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports… A notice of termination was mailed by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to some of […]

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Memory Café

| August 16, 2013

There’s a new café in Presque Isle; but it’s not your typical coffee shop. Today was the first day the Memory café program was held at the Aroostook Agency on Aging. Long term care Director at the Aroostook Agency on Aging Sharon Berz says, “The cafes are designed for people that have memory issues, and it […]

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AARP Scam

| January 17, 2013

A new scam is making its way into Maine and once again seniors are the target. Dick Palm has more details.

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Maine’s Credit Unions Make Statewide Donation

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many local seniors aren’t sure where their next meal will come from. In the latest rankings by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Maine had the highest percentage of senior food insecurity in New England. And the 17th highest in the country! News Source 8′s Gina DiPietro takes a look at how Maine’s Credit Unions are […]

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