Services & Programs

We offer a wide variety of services and programs for seniors in Eastern Maine. Browse our services below or choose a category on the left to filter. Or you may call our office to speak with a consultant at (207) 941-2865.

Medicare Savings Program (MSP)

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Medicare costs can quickly add up which can lead to people questioning whether to keep Medicare in place or how they will afford their bills. MSP provides assistance for people struggling to pay for Medicare premiums and prescription costs. This program is income based, there is a limit to liquid assets, and program eligibility is … Read More

Simple Yoga

Monday, February 28, 2022

Enjoy the benefits of traditional yoga without getting on the floor with this seated and standing Simple Chair Yoga program.  Simple Chair Yoga combines the strength, flexibility, and mind/body connection of traditional Yoga poses with the support of a sturdy chair for safety. Participants move through seated and standing exercises with modifications for all levels of ability, whether … Read More

AgingME

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program The Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) promotes development of the health care workforce and quality care for older adults through community-based programs that equip patients, families, and caregivers with the knowledge and skills to improve quality of care and health outcomes among older adults. Maine’s GWEP—known as AgingME — aims to create a more … Read More

Legal Services for the Elderly

Monday, August 5, 2019

Legal Services for the Elderly provides free, high quality legal services to Maine’s socially and economically needy elderly age 60 and over. Visit Maine LSE  

Penobscot County Triad

Friday, June 1, 2018

The first Triad began in Washington D.C. in 1988 and was comprised of AARP, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Sheriffs’ Association. The organization has since grown. The Penobscot County Triad, one of several in the state, began in 1999. It is an organization which includes law enforcement, senior citizens, AARP, … Read More

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Friday, May 4, 2018

A group exercise class for people with arthritis and/or arthritis-related disease, are new to exercise or have been sedentary for quite a while, or are returning to exercise after recovering from illness or injury.  This class provides safe ways to stay active, reduce pain, and move more easily.  Learn from a trained instructor how to … Read More

Novel Seniors Book Club

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Novel Seniors Book Club is a unique seniors club, where members meet to discuss the title of the month. This is a peer group where any intimidation of participating in a group setting is eliminated. Seniors who are home bound are more than welcome. They are provided with an 800 number to call so … Read More

Arts & Crafts

Friday, May 4, 2018

Art and crafting classes are offered several times a month at the Durgin Center. These unique classes are hosted by local teachers and instructors who bring creativity and enjoyment to the classroom. Activities range from painting to pottery and a variety of other activities.  Check out our monthly calendar to see what classes or workshops … Read More

Caregiver Services

Friday, May 4, 2018

Our Family Caregiver Specialist Meghan Milliard appeared live on Senior Spotlight to discuss caregiving.  Listen to the discussion below.   If you have questions or would like more information please call the Agency and ask to speak with our Family Caregiver Care Coordination Specialist. Family Caregiver Program A caregiver is a family member, friend or neighbor … Read More

Medicare Counseling

Friday, May 4, 2018

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) The SHIP is a federally-funded grant program with the mission to empower, educate, and assist Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers through objective outreach, counseling, and training to make informed health insurance decisions that optimize access to care and benefits. SHIP is funded by the U.S. Administration for Community Living … Read More