Health Tips

Myths about Food Stamps

"Myths and Facts about Food Stamp Benefits and the Elderly" provided by the U.S. Department of of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.



How to Stay Warm and Avoid Hypothermia

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard Source: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health www.nia.nih.gov Edgar is a retired mailman. Every winter there are a few...



Information About the Flu

FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL  WHO SHOULD GET A FLU SHOT:  persons aged 50 years and older residents of long-term care facilities children and adults...



How to Hold Successful Family Meetings

Every family member should stay informed about any caregiving issues. It’s easier to deal with a crisis or with on-going issues if everyone is in the loop. Family meetings are a way to do that....



Understanding Your Electric Bill

Want to know how much energy you use? Or how much energy and certain appliance uses such as an electric heater? Bangor Hydro Electric can answer these questions. Click here for an energy analysis....



Tips to Help Save Money

SAVING MONEY ON CREDIT Credit Counseling of Maine – Jill Chouinard - 207- 945 6699 Financial Tips Get Organized. Establish a special location for all your bills and receipts....



Tips to Help in Medicare Coverage Gaps

Access to Benefits Coalition and the National Council on Aging Tips to help people in the coverage gap Apply for the Extra Help/Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) if your income is below $14,700...



Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits

15 MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE Provided by Skelton Law Office  “The Estate Planning and Elder Law Firm”  No one chooses to live in a nursing...



Get Prescriptions Online

Are You Able to Afford Prescribed Medications? NeedyMeds.com, an Information Resource Containing 1,000 Programs Offering No or Low Cost Sources for Medicine and Healthcare Services, Passes Seven Million...



A Healthier You

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  National Medicare Multi-Media & Education Campaign Medicare Strives to Help You Stay Healthy A Healthier US Starts Here ...