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Coats for Seniors  Please donate a gently used winter coat at one of our communities centers to the Coats for Seniors project by Nov 21, or make a financial contribution to the fuel assistance program.  Read more...

 

Laurie McKeon recognized as 2014 Caregiver of the Year at Blaine House Tea:  During her 13 years as a PSS worker for Bridges Home Care, a division of Spectrum Generations, Laurie’s pleasant demeanor and tenacity in ensuring quality care has come shining through with each of her clients..  Click here to read full article.

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:

Health Insurance Marketplace offers easier tools to review plan options for 2015 open enrollmentRead more...

 

Enjoy the Holiday’s Again with Help from a Holiday Elf!  Bridges Home Care is once again offering its Holiday Elf Program to help make the holiday season a little easier. Read more...

Maine CDC Launches Website That Focuses on Ebola - www.maine.gov/ebola

 

Local Organizations Partner to Bring Better Nutrition to the Classroom  In the fall of 2014, Spectrum Generations joined forces with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA), a Local Healthy Maine Partnership, in a 2-year USDA Farm to School grant to facilitate purchasing, distribution, and processing of local foods in school meals. Read full article.

 
 
 

Social Security will resume mailing statements  The Social Security Administration listened to customers, advocates, and Congress and have decided to renew the periodic mailing of Social Security statements to provide the public with an easy, efficient way to obtain an estimate of their future Social Security benefits. Read more...