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   YouYou Might Still Have Time (Open Enrollment)   Open enrollment to buy insurance through the new Health Insurance Marketplace has been extended until April 15, 2014 for anyone who tried to enroll before March 31, 2014 but was unable to finish.  If you’re in this situation, you must act quickly.  Read more...

Spectrum Generations April 2014
Mature Lifestyle Show on Volunteerism
 

Scouting for Senior Medicare Patrol Volunteers:   Help us fight Medicare fraud and abuse. The next free 3-day Medicare training for Senior Medicare Patrol volunteers will be April 16, 23, and 30 at the prince of Peach Church in Augusta.  Click here to sign up.

Patricia Hustus brings a spark to the lives of homebound seniors  Written by Allison Wood, Spectrum Generations

Photo:  Patricia Hustus (left), Melvin Mathieu (right), Spectrum Generations Volunteer Meals on Wheels drivers.

Albert Schweitzer once said: “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Patricia Hustus is that spark. That is why I am honored to nominate her for the Governor’s Award for Service and Volunteerism as Volunteer of the Year.  With her boundless energy and can-do attitude, you would have no indication that Pat herself is herself a senior and, in some cases, older than those she is serving.    Click here to read full story.

People Plus' Annual Music in April
April 10, 2014
Knights of Columbus Ballroom, Brunswick

If you like good food, great music and auction bidding, then we invite you to attend People Plus’ annual Music in April event on April 10, from 5:00 to 9:00PM at the Knights of Columbus Ballroom in Brunswick. Spectrum Generations is a proud sponsor of this event.  Call 729-0757 for ticket info or visit peopleplus.com today!

Could you be saving money?   Spectrum Generations Benefits Specialists will be on hand at the local Shaw's Supermarket in Waterville on April 18th hosting a free Benefits Check-up.  Stop by our table to see if you quality for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Medicare Savings Program, MaineCare, Supplemental Security Income, and the Home Energy Assistance Program.   Read more . . .

Matter of Balance Classes coming to Belfast, Topsham and Bowdoinham:  Beginning April 24, a Matter of Balance class is being held at Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Avenue, in Belfast, with two more classes scheduled for Topsham in May and Bowdoinham in June.. Click here for more information.

Life As A Caregiver Workshop: April 16 through Wiscasset Adult ED, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset. Click here to sign up.
 
Blueprint for Action on Aging:  Maine's aging population is an opportunity.  The state must seize it.