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Latest Age-Friendly News and Information
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
Even in the best of times, social isolation is a significant problem. In Maine, over 135,000 people 50 and older live alone and are at higher risk of social isolation. Download our free resources flyer here.
Age-Friendly Sullivan’s Local Initiatives Showcased in New Video from AARP Maine:Collaborative efforts encourage residents of all ages to remain active and socially engaged
The annual program aims to make local communities in Maine more livable
Beginning October 1, 2021, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see a 21.03% increase in funding. Unlike previous increases to SNAP this year, this adjustment is not a covid-19 benefit and will not end with the pandemic.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unimaginable loss over the past year and a half, but it should not mean the loss of a home or utility needs.
This summer, AARP Maine announced that eight Maine organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide.
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