KeepME Home Initiative will help older Mainers age in place. House Speaker Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, developed the three-part proposal with the Maine Coalition on Aging after a series of round table discussions that culminated in a summit about aging issues earlier this year.
KeepME Home includes a plan for a $65 million general obligation bond to develop 1,000 energy-efficient apartments for seniors in each of Maine’s 16 counties. Listen to more details here:
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