Events

Congressman Poliquin on the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment

Congressman Poliquin on the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment

Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin spoke on the House Floor in support of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. He released the following statement:

“In the Second District, hard-working families gather around the kitchen table and balance their checkbooks. The time has come for Washington to do the same; which is why I have become an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. This amendment will not only help lower taxes and interest rates, but it will help job creators expand their businesses and create more jobs for the Second District and beyond.”

Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-oP7FKkzCg

Pine Tree Hospice Offers Support for Grieving Adults

Pine Tree Hospice offers a bi-monthly adult bereavement support group that meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 7-8 P.M. at the Pine Tree Hospice office.

This session’s focus is on “Loss of a Loved One.” The group is for adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one and are seeking a safe place to share their feelings, remember the person who died, and give or receive support from others.

It is not necessary to attend all sessions to participate. To register or for more information, please call Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346 or e-mail wecare@pinetreehospice.org.

Pine Tree Hospice Upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn Bereavement Program

Pine Tree Hospice Upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn Bereavement Program

Pine Tree Hospice hosts a monthly Lunch ‘n Learn session for adults who are experiencing all types of grief and loss.  These programs include a healthy lunch and a presentation on a relevant topic.  All Lunch ‘n Learn programs meet from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church.  The upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn Schedule is as follows:

-         January 13th, Dr. Lesley Fernow will speak on The Physical Manifestations of Grief. 

-          February 10th, Rowell’s Garage has arranged for AC Delco representative Scott Drew to speak on Auto Maintenance “Knowledge is Power.”

-          March 10th Sherry Corbin will talk about Self Care.        

Finding the Help you Need to Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter Season

Finding the Help you Need to Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter Season

With colder weather approaching, Spectrum Generations is in full swing helping older and disabled adults in central Maine get the assistance they need to stay warm and safe this winter. 

SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

Take a moment and look at the portrait above. Try to come up with a story about the woman. I’ll give you a few prompts. Her name is Aimee. She’s 41 and the mother of three daughters.

Read Aimee's story and learn why her portrait is part of an exhibit called SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

 

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar is higher than it should be, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It's not inevitable that you'll eventually develop diabetes, but it increases your risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of the adults in this country have prediabetes. Most of them have no idea.

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Burton Curtis turned 100 years old November 11, 2014 — Veterans Day. A World War II veteran, he says he joined the United States Air Force because his country was in trouble and he needed to do something. What he did was became a glider pilot who carried out dangerous missions during the war. He went on to serve 30 years in the Air Force, retiring as Colonel Burton Curtis.

Read more about how he remembered his birthday and Veterans Day ...