All posts by Diane Atwood

Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane was the health reporter on WCSH 6. Before that, a radiation therapist at Maine Medical Center and after, Manager of Marketing/PR at Mercy Hospital. She now hosts and produces the Catching Health podcast and writes the award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.

Conversations About Aging: Wayne Newell, 77

Wayne Newell and Diane Atwood

Wayne Newell is a Passamaquoddy Indian Man who was born and raised on the Pleasant Point Indian Reservation in Maine. After getting a master’s degree at Harvard he and his family made their home on the nearby Indian Township Reservation, where he taught until his retirement in 2012. Although struggling with health issues, Wayne’s mind and spirit are going strong. I hope you enjoy and will learn from our conversation. I did.

COVID-19 and another way to say I love you

Thinking of you card

Thursday was my cousin’s 60th birthday. I have a present and a card that I was planning to deliver to her in person. Because of coronavirus concerns, on Monday, the thought crossed my mind that maybe I should mail them. I decided no, under the circumstances, I’ll make it a quick visit, keep my distance, […]

Conversations About Aging: Joe Cupo, 68

Joe Cupo

For many people in Maine, my guest in this episode of Conversations About Aging is like an old friend. For 37 years, he broadcast the weather on the state’s top news station ā€” WCSH-TV. What’s Joe Cupo up to now? He’s enjoying retirement to the fullest and still keeping an eye on the weather.