Senior Talk Podcasts

Senior Talk with Carol Higgins Taylor is a weekly half- hour program designed with seniors in mind. Senior Talk covers subjects that relate to the lives of seniors and caregivers. Senior Talk’s goal is to bring people information that is important to them – programs, services, agencies – anything that can improve their quality of life.



Senior Talk Podcast

When someone dies…

When a loved one passes away, it is extremely stressful. There are many arrangements that need to be made, at a time when emotions

Common Conditions as We Age

There are certain conditions that can come with aging. Elizabeth Dragatsi, pharmacist, discusses some of them, including restless leg syndrome, painful leg cramps, sleep

Seniors and sleep

Sleep quality is an important component in pain management, weight gain, blood pressure stability, and more. Seniors often have trouble getting quality sleep for

Overview of a stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the US. A stroke is a brain attack and can happen to anyone at any

Regeneration of human tissue

For decades, scientists have been defeated in their attempts to find a treatment that effectively reverses the life-threatening damage caused by heart attacks. MDI

Controlling aging and degenerative disease

MDI Biological Laboratory is pioneering new approaches to regenerative medicine focused on developing drugs that slow age-related degenerative diseases and activate our natural ability

12th Annual Senior Expo

Eastern Area Agency on Aging’s Senior Expo is May 17, 10:00 to 2:30 at Husson University. There are more than 70 vendors, screenings and

Anemia and Seniors

People who have anemia have a decreased in the normal level of red blood cells in their bodies. These red blood cells are vital

MEMA Maine Preparedness Conference

The 10th Annual Conference will have more than 40 individual workshops and meetings over two days in April. The workshops offer everything from learning

Science and Aging

Dr. Aric Rogers, MDI Biological Laboratory, is working to identify therapies to extend lifespan in humans. Scientists are finding that pathways that control aging,

Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Sandra Rieger, MDI Biological Laboratory, has identified two drugs that could potentially be used to reverse peripheral nerve damage, or peripheral neuropathy, caused

Foster Grandparent

The Foster Grandparent program is operated by Penquis. Volunteers 55 and older spend time in schools tutoring and assisting children in essential skills such

Get moving as you age

Val Sauda, RN, has worked in the aging industry for years. She is an assistant professor of nursing at Husson University and an expert

When should you collect SS?

The earlier you file for Social Security, the lower your monthly payment for the rest of your life. The longer you wait to file