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According to the Federal Trade Commission, scammers have filed fraudulent unemployment claims using stolen identities of many US workers. This scheme is costing states millions of dollars.
Now’s the perfect time to take control of your life and get rid of some clutter. Join us for a free webinar hosted by decluttering expert Matt Paxton will help you decide what to keep, toss or sell.
Question 1 of the Maine State Primary supports affordable, high-speed internet expansion to underserved and unserved areas of the state
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In our increasingly connected world, reliable, affordable high-speed internet is essential. Yet, in Maine, an estimated 85,000 households have no access. The coronavirus pandemic has made internet access even more critical because almost overnight, our world went virtual: COVID-19 forced Mainers to transition to new online ways of life—businesses have taken their sales online, and students have adjusted to remote learning. For some, these changes were easy and seamless, but among those 85,000 households many students lost their only internet access when the public libraries closed, small businesses struggled to maintain an online presence, and older residents lost an important way to connect with their caregivers and medical providers.
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COVID-19 continues to evolve here in Maine and at the forefront of the response, Maine's Director of the CDC Dr. Nirav Shah, has become a household name for Maine families.
You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
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As COVID-19 restrictions ease in Maine, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have resumed in-person visits for families. Visits won’t be the same as before the pandemic, at least until the threat of coronavirus has passed. There may be limits on when, where and for how long you can see loved ones, and distancing rules will likely be in place.
This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
Thank you, Maine, We did it!
Mainers need access to high-speed internet no matter where they live and no matter their age. 75% of Maine voters voted YES ON 1 on July 14th - a step in the right direction for Maine!
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