Recent Stories

Food is Medicine

What we eat and drink can have a huge impact on our health. If you're trying to improve your diet, these recipes may help get you on your way.

Conversations About Aging: Alma Thomas, 96

When World War II ended, Alma Thomas was living and working in New York City. While she didn't witness the iconic picture of the sailor kissing the girl in Times Square, she says everyone was celebrating and hugging each other. She moved from New York to Maine and later traveled around the world with her late husband. Now Alma is 96 and back in Maine with lots of stories to share with us.

Vet to Vet Maine

Maine has one of the highest percentages of veterans in the nation. Many who are over 65 are living alone or with aging spouses and feel isolated from the community. Vet to Vet Maine matches volunteers who are themselves veterans with veterans who are experiencing loneliness and isolation. It makes a huge difference.

Maple syrup, good in so many ways!

In the Spring a young man's fancy may lightly turn to thoughts of love, but it's also the season when many of us are fancying maple syrup. Especially here in New England. Maine Maple Sunday is always the fourth Sunday in March. Just around the corner!

Words of wisdom for the new year

You can't live too long without learning a life lesson or two. By the time you hit 60 and beyond, it's likely you've learned quite a few. Start off the new year with some words of wisdom from the people I interviewed this past year for my Conversations About Aging podcast.