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More Americans Over 90 Than Ever Before

Great news if you are getting older (aren’t we all), more Americans are living to the age of 90 than any other time in history. The first ever census number's on that age group were posted and shows 90 years or older have tripled since 1980.

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ThinkStock

Healthcare Misstep, Even After Right Questions Asked, but Wrong Answers Given

Check out this story about a woman who asked the questions about her health insurance purchase. She wanted and needed a policy that covered her out of state. She asked about it. She was comfortable with the answers. BUT the answers were WRONG!  They gave her the wrong answers. This is a smart woman. She has a master’s degree and multiple post-graduate courses within public health, so she knows a little something. 

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Sunday Morning Issues: The Waterville Food Bank [audio]

I love food banks. They do such wonderful things for their communities and have such wonderful, caring people making a real difference. I had a chance to talk with the Waterville Food Bank. WOW. What a great organization. They do have one BIG need right now….a van! But you can help with that.

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Ezra Shaw, Getty Images

Top Small Cities to Live In

Money magazine put out a list of the top small cities in the country to live. Populations had to be between 50,000 to 300,000 and they started with a pool of 781 cities. Many factors were considered including economy, housing market, schools and health care.

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images

Destination Maine: Common Ground Fair

One of the most unique fairs in Maine is expected to attract tens of thousands of people this weekend. It's the 38th annual Common Ground Country Fair, a celebration of Maine's rural and agricultural lifestyle.

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Graham Chadwick, Getty Images

Panama Tops the Global Well Being Poll

The Global Well Being poll came out and of 135 countries, Panama, came in at number one. The poll conducted in 2013 and released this week, looks at five things people feel about their lives. Sense of purpose, social connections, community, finances and physical vigor.

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Easy Kid Lovin’ Pumpkin Snack

I love this season.  I'm a sucker for everything pumpkin.  So are my children.  And, pumpkin is so good for you (perhaps, all the sugar and oil you add to recipes isn't...but they are still getting the pumpkin, right.  They're kids.  Give them the sugar!  In moderation, of course)

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Category: Family, Food, Newsletter
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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Dying of a Broken Heart is Possible

It has been said for years, ‘they died of a broken heart’, and that seems to be true. Studies done at John Hopkins Hospital call it ‘broken heart syndrome’ where a surge of hormones impairs the muscle in the heart to pump.

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Pool, Getty Images

Sunday Morning Issues: How to Support the FVP and Victims of Domestic Violence [audio]

In the monthly discussion we have been having about domestic violence issues in central Maine we have looked at a number of issues. Our most recent discussion was about domestic violence and supporting the victims of domestic violence.  Check out what the ladies from the Family Violence Project talked about!

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YouTube

Adorable Daddy + Daughter Dance to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake it Off’ [VIDEO]

How awesome is this? Watch a father and daughter dance away to Taylor Swift's, 'Shake it Off.' You think Taylor has moves in her video...you ain't seen nothing yet!

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