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Women. Turning 50? Grab Your Basketball and Join the Team!

Deb Smith Women over 50 Maine basketball

However you choose to acknowledge it, turning 50 is a milestone. For Susan Pillsbury, from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, it meant she was finally old enough to join the Maine Senior Women’s Basketball Team, which she did last year. The end of July she’ll be playing in her first National Senior Games tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. “I’m very nervous, but […]

Heart Disease in Women: National Wear Red Day

I’m wearing red today, to mark the tenth anniversary of National Wear Red Day. Established by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, each year on the first Friday in February, women and men wear red to draw attention to heart disease in women. According to the Heart Association, tremendous strides […]