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AARP News You Can Use – We are looking for volunteers!

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With just two months to go before the end of the year, most of us are not quite ready to start thinking about filing our tax returns.  However, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide coordinators are already gearing up for the 2014 tax season and they need volunteers throughout the state.  This is a wonderful chance to help others and learn new skills ... Read More »

AARP News You Can Use – Let’s leave hunger in the dust!

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The holidays are beginning to creep closer and closer. While a happy time for many, it is often a season of worry for others.  Sadly, Maine ranks highest in New England for hunger, and every day, older Mainers skip meals and struggle to put food on their table.  You can help older Mainers get the food they need by becoming ... Read More »

AARP News You Can Use – News Conference Held to Push for Expanding Health Coverage in Maine

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You may have seen on the news that the Maine Medical Association (MMA), American Medical Association (AMA) and AARP held a joint press conference on Saturday, October 5th, at the MMA’s 160th annual meeting in Portland. Our goal? As non-profits, we wanted to discuss the new health insurance marketplace, showcase opportunities for enrollment, and raise concerns regarding Maine’s failure to ... Read More »

AARP News You Can Use – Maine Communities for All Ages

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As I mentioned in the last column, AARP Maine is hosting a roundtable discussion on September 19th with Governing Magazine and many local community partners and businesses in the state to develop an agenda that will help Maine better address the needs of a rapidly aging population.  Maine has the opportunity to take a fresh look at livable community issues ... Read More »

AARP News You Can Use – Welcome Maine Seniors Day

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When local and state entities come together toward a common, positive goal, it’s exciting! Thanks to the publisher of Maine Seniors Magazine, along with many friends and collaborators across Maine, our older residents will now be formally recognized every year on a special day: Maine Seniors Day.  This is wonderful news for several reasons.  First of all, an actual designated ... Read More »

AARP News You Can Use – September is Hunger Action Month

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We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again: one person going hungry in Maine is one person too many.  According to an AARP study, nationwide, hunger among older Americans has increased 80 percent in the last 10 years. This statistic resonates close to home as Maine ranks highest in New England for what is known as “food insecurity” among ... Read More »