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 — WCSH-TV. What’s Joe Cupo up to now? He’s enjoying retirement to the fullest and still keeping an eye on the weather.
She’s got a lilt in her voice and a twinkle in her eyes. The time flew by as I sat and talked with Ann Quinlan for the latest conversation about aging. She’s certainly not going to let a few decades (like about eight) get in the way of her enjoying life to its fullest. Settle in for some stories.
Imagine walking into a roomful of people strumming and singing a happy tune. Your worries would melt away in an instant. Your toes would start tapping and your face would break into a smile. It happened to me when I heard the ukulele band The FLUKES.
You might think that listening to music is therapeutic. It is, but music therapist Kate Beever takes it to a different level.ways has a goal in mind.
Guest post by John Turrell, Wellness Coordinator, Greater Portland Branch, YMCA of Southern Maine. We are constantly reminded that healthy eating and exercise are necessary for a healthy heart. Of course, healthy eating and exercise take discipline and work, which is hard and time-consuming. Why can’t something like music be healthy for our heart, as well […]
No words necessary. Just watch this video from Maine Academy of Modern Music.
Dick Johnson started playing the trombone in the seventh grade. He wanted to play the French horn. “When I was in the sixth grade,” he says, “we had a music room at the elementary school and they had all the instruments of the orchestra in big pictures and I saw the French horn. The French […]