After nearly three decades of being in and out of hospitals, on medications, and unable to work, Suzie Milkowich has a new lease on life. She shares the story of her ride on the roller coaster and how she was finally able to step off.
What do you think it would be like to live your life as a nun? In this episode of Conversations About Aging, Sister Maureen Wallace gives us a glimpse into what it’s been like for her. Trust me, it may not be exactly what you had imagined.
You know the book Where’s Waldo? Well, I could probably name this podcast episode Where’s Jennifer? She always has something going on and no intention of slowing down any time soon.
Another one to add to the list of reasons why you’re not exercising regularly: it’s too cold and dark to exercise. Here’s a bit of motivation for you.
When World War II ended, Alma Thomas was living and working in New York City. While she didn’t witness the iconic picture of the sailor kissing the girl in Times Square, she says everyone was celebrating and hugging each other. She moved from New York to Maine and later traveled around the world with her late husband. Now Alma is 96 and back in Maine with lots of stories to share with us.
Maine has one of the highest percentages of veterans in the nation. Many who are over 65 are living alone or with aging spouses and feel isolated from the community. Vet to Vet Maine matches volunteers who are themselves veterans with veterans who are experiencing loneliness and isolation. It makes a huge difference.
In the Spring a young man’s fancy may lightly turn to thoughts of love, but it’s also the season that many of us are fancying maple syrup. Especially here in New England. Maine Maple Sunday is always the fourth Sunday in March. Just around the corner!
Potato latkes are a staple at Hanukkah celebrations and we’ve got a delicious, easy-to-make recipe from Maine author and goat farmer Margaret Hathaway.
Ten years ago, Sally Loughridge, who is a well-known Maine artist, had 33 days of radiation therapy for breast cancer. To get through it, she did what she knows best. After each treatment, she painted.
Vikki Choate told me that when she hit 50, something magical happened — things that used to bother her didn’t anymore. In this episode of Conversations About Aging, we talked about her view on life and how she is preparing for the future. Hint: it doesn’t include retirement.