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Older Adults Staying in Workforce Longer

| October 29, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – According to  an economist who specializes in workforce development, Maine needs to find ways to capitalize on its high percentage of older adults and the growing number who are staying in the workforce longer. John Dorrer of the Boston-based organization Jobs for the Future said Tuesday that with an increase in those […]

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Seniors Urged to Beware of Life Alert Scam

| June 7, 2013

The Presque Isle Police are urging elderly folks to be aware of a phone scam that’s affected thousands nationwide. It involves folks posing as a company called LifeAlert. Katie Zarrilli reports.

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TD Bank Donation Will Help County Seniors

| December 8, 2012

We’re well on our way to winter, a time to realize what a blessing it is to have heated homes and sturdy roofs over our heads. And when those things need repair, its necessary, but often expensive. New Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli tells us about a donation made by one local bank that will help seniors […]

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Senior Financial Abuse

| September 6, 2012

Officials say the crime of financial abuse of seniors is escalating here in Maine. So, a forum is being held next week in Presque Isle to address the problem. NewsSource 8’s Dick Palm has the details.

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