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

I Care Pharmacy – Meds By Mail

I Care Pharmacy is a Maine owned and operated company that has been providing people with their prescription via mail since 2007. Learn the

Falls Prevention

Every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in the emergency room for a fall-related injury. Many people think falls are a normal part

AARP Driver Safety Course

Available online, the Driver Safety-Smart Driver course covers safe driving strategies, effects of medication on driving, and how to navigate the changing highway environment.

Alzheimer’s disease – Part 2

We will briefly list the 10 warning signs for Alzheimer’s disease and discuss when to see a doctor, what to expect at that appointment,

Home Healthcare

Home healthcare offers a multitude of services. From chronic care management to telehealth monitoring, have a home healthcare agency can increase independence and well-being.

Caregiving

Caregiving can be doing a few tasks for an aging or ill loved one or it can be all encompassing if the person required

Seniors and Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease but with a little work and the help of a Certified Diabetes Educator it can usually be managed. Carbs

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is not just for rehabilitation of an injury or a joint replacement. Working with a physical therapist can help prevent falls by

LiveSAFE

LiveSAFE is an emergency response system which is part of Northern Light Health. One press of the button and you are connected within seconds

Bone Builders

It is important for seniors to maintain or increase muscle mass to aid with balance and strength. Bone Builders is a program of RSVP

Home buyers free guide

This new free guide from the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection offers warning about scams such as Robocalls offering refinancing, Recorded deeds Scams,

Palliative Care

Palliative care is a team approach that supports the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of a serious illness. It provides people who are living

Kidney Disease

One of the major risk factors for kidney disease is diabetes. Others include heart disease and high blood pressure. Hermann Haller, MDI Biological Laboratory

Prescription Drug Legislation

AARP is launching a campaign, Stop Rx Greed, to lower prescription prices. The campaign is designed to convenience federal and state lawmakers to curb

Country Villa

The Country Villa in Bangor is an independent senior living home, that offers many amenities, including meals, housekeeping, transportation and activities

Romance Scams

There are more and more people meeting online so scams related to online relationships are also on the rise. The FBI reports that reports

Prescription Drug Legislation

Prescription drug costs are out of control and forcing some seniors to make dangerous decisions. Currently there are three bills in the pipeline that

The Latest from AARP

Amy Gallant, Advocacy Director with AARP Maine discusses their 2019 Legislative Agenda, Tuesdays at the State House for volunteers and how anyone can be

Well Water Dangers

Residents of Maine and New Hampshire rely heavily on private wells for their drinking water, but few have their wells tested and some standard

Hospice Explained

There are many myths surrounding hospice. This show will look at what hospice is, what it isn’t and what it can do for individuals