Karen Harant

Eastern Area Agency on Aging Celebrates its 50th Birthday

Sep 15, 2023 Comments Off on Eastern Area Agency on Aging Celebrates its 50th Birthday
May 25 @ 8:24 am

On Thursday, Sept. 14, Eastern Area Agency on Aging celebrated 50 years of caring for its community as the organization hosted a birthday breakfast at Jeff’s Catering. More than 150 attendees attended breakfast, an awards presentation, and a keynote speech from Mary Lou Ciolfi, JD, from the University of Maine’s…

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Furry Friends Food Bank Launches Paws for a Cause Campaign

Aug 31, 2023 Comments Off on Furry Friends Food Bank Launches Paws for a Cause Campaign
May 25 @ 8:24 am

The Furry Friends Foodbank is holding a month-long fundraising campaign called Paws for a Cause, in which, each week, the organization will share stories about how the program has impacted themselves and their pet’s lives. Prior to the beginning of August, members of the organization invited members of our FFFB…

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EAAA Hosts the 2023 Healthy Aging Expo

May 18, 2023 Comments Off on EAAA Hosts the 2023 Healthy Aging Expo
May 25 @ 8:24 am

For the first time since 2019, Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA) hosted its annual Healthy Aging Expo on May 18, at the Anah Shriners in Bangor. This year’s expo, presented by AgingME: Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, brought together over 70 vendors ranging from health insurance, home care, hospice, caregiver…

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Tabatha Caso Named Executive Director

Nov 15, 2022 Comments Off on Tabatha Caso Named Executive Director
May 25 @ 8:24 am

On behalf of the EAAA Board, we are excited to share the news that Interim ExecutiveDirector, Tabatha Caso, has accepted the role as Executive Director.The board’s decision to offer this leadership role took into consideration a few factors.Notably, Tabatha received high praise in a 3-month review of her time as…

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Legal Services for Maine Elders

Aug 5, 2019 Comments Off on Legal Services for Maine Elders
May 25 @ 8:24 am

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

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Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
May 25 @ 8:24 am

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…

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Novel Classics Book Club

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Novel Classics Book Club
May 25 @ 8:24 am

The Novel Classics Book Club is a unique 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. Adults who are home bound are more than welcome. They are provided with an 800…

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Arts & Crafts

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Arts & Crafts
May 25 @ 8:24 am

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…

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Caregiver Services

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Caregiver Services
May 25 @ 8:24 am

Family Caregiver Program A caregiver is a family member, friend or neighbor who is an informal provider of care. As a person providing care for an older adult or a person with dementia you are faced with an enormous amount of responsibility and work. Often there are no others there…

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Medicare Counseling

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Medicare Counseling
May 25 @ 8:24 am

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…

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