Live February 20-28, 2021

Speakers (Day Tabs)

Zoom Basics

10 a.m.     Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021

BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course will introduce Zoom on different devices—smartphones, tablets, and computers. This session is appropriate for Zoom beginners as well as those who have used Zoom and wish to learn more.

The Art of Story Telling

11 a.m.     Saturday, February 20, 2021

Diane Atwood, Catching Health

You don’t have to be a gifted storyteller to tell a good story. Diane’s talk will help you understand the the value and recognize the potential of a good story. She’ll have some story-writing tips, share some prompts, and maybe even help you write! Grab a pen and paper and have fun with this session.

WellCare: Medicare Basics

1 p.m.     Saturday, February 20, 2021

Debra Cyr, WellCare Marketing Outreach Specialist

Review the basics of Medicare to help you better understand your available options.

Clutter Class

2 p.m.     Saturday, February 20, 2021

Deborah McLean, Maine Senior Guide

You know you want to lighten the loan, but you don’t really know how to gain the motivation to make it happen. Join our Clutter Class and get some tips on decluttering and maintaining a neater life.

Cooking and Traditions for the Lunar New Year of the Ox

10 a.m.     Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

Chris Toy, BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures, will share some of the recipes, ingredients, techniques, and traditions connected to the upcoming Lunar New Year (February 12-26). Attendees will get copies of recipes demonstrated in the session. Come celebrate the Year of The Ox!

Jeopardy Challenge

2 p.m.     Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

Kim Schmidt, OEI Captel

Have fun with the Jeopardy Challenge, sponsored by OEI for Captel captioned telephones.

Zoom Basics

10 a.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course will introduce Zoom on different devices—smartphones, tablets, and computers. This session is appropriate for Zoom beginners as well as those who have used Zoom and wish to learn more.

FCP Live-In

11 a.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Constance McFarland, FCP Live-In

Learn more about what live-in home health care can do for you or your loved ones.

Jeopardy Challenge!

11 a.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Kim Schmidt, Outreach Educator for CapTel

Join in the Jeopardy fun, sponsored by OEI for CapTel Captioned Phones.

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal Than Talk About My Will

12 noon   Monday, February 22, 2021

Amy Anderson, Salvation Army

Topics to be covered in this live presentation include:

  1. I don’t have an estate—no boat, no vacation home. AND when I’m gone, my estate is my kids’ problem.  I don’t need a will…. Do I?
  2. Should I put my daughter’s/son’s name on the deed to my house?
  3. Who should be my Personal Representative to deal with my stuff?
  4. Where can I go to donate clothes? Are you accepting stuff again?
  5. My bank CD is maturing and I’ve heard about something with The Salvation Army that will pay me income for my life. What’s that about?

Password: TSA1

Photos: How to Download & Print

1 p.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Amy Anderson, Salvation Army

Got photos on your computer or phone and unsure how to print them? Learn about Shutterfly and Snapfish online photo stores. Learn how to order prints directly from Walgreens or Walmart and others.

Password: TSA1

Maine Relay: Overview of Relay Services

2 p.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Debra Bare-Rogers, Maine Relay

Maine Relay is a free service which allows those with hearing, vision and/or speech disabilities to access telecommunications service, using 711, Relay Conference Captioning, Sprint IP Relay and Sprint Web CapTel.

Home Health Care: What Does Skilled Home Health Care Really Mean?

3 p.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Christine Pedersen, Kindred at Home

What does skilled home health care really mean, and how can it help you? Join our team of home health specialist at this talk  and learn how home health can maximize your independence in the comfort of your home. We’ll educate you about what home health care does, and offer guidance on how to receive services to support and care for you or a loved one at home.

MaineCare Rules

4 p.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Barbara Schlichtman, Maine Center for Elder Law

Review MaineCare benefits for assisted living and nursing homes.

Home Safety Workshop and the MedCOR Professionals Mission to Keep You Moving Forward

5 p.m.   Monday, February 22, 2021

Mark and Kelly Hassett, owners of MedCOR professionals; Chris Krause, OT/L, Director of Operations and Business Development

Sharing the tips, tricks, and various devices, that can support your safety at home and how our small local business is dedicated to serving our local community.

Photos: How to Download & Print

9 a.m.     Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Amy Anderson, Salvation Army

Got photos on your computer or phone and unsure how to print them? Learn about Shutterfly and Snapfish online photo stores. Learn how to order prints directly from Walgreens or Walmart and others.

Password: TSA1

Kindred at Home: What is Home Health Care?

10 a.m.     Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Christine Pedersen, Kindred at Home

What does skilled home health care really mean, and how can it help you? Join our team of home health specialist at this talk  and learn how home health can maximize your independence in the comfort of your home. We’ll educate you about what home health care does, and offer guidance on how to receive services to support and care for you or a loved one at home.

I’d Rather Have A Root Canal Than Talk About My Will

11 a.m.     Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Amy Anderson, Salvation Army

Topics to be covered in this live presentation include:

  1. I don’t have an estate—no boat, no vacation home. AND when I’m gone, my estate is my kids’ problem.  I don’t need a will…. Do I?
  2. Should I put my daughter’s/son’s name on the deed to my house?
  3. Who should be my Personal Representative to deal with my stuff?
  4. Where can I go to donate clothes? Are you accepting stuff again?
  5. My bank CD is maturing and I’ve heard about something with The Salvation Army that will pay me income for my life. What’s that about?

Password: TSA1

Estate Planning 101

12 noon    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Barbara Schlichtman, Maine Center for Elder Law

Estate Planning – get an overview of the legal  documents everyone should have. Learn the difference between probate and nonprobate assets, the purpose of trusts and what to do with beneficiary designations.

Loving Fitness as You Age

1 p.m.    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Deb Nelson, Be Well Consulting Group

It’s important to dedicate a little bit of time to your fitness plan as a means of showing respect to your body, regardless of age. During this session, we’ll share the tools and encouragement to find a fitness plan relevant to YOU so that you can love it your whole life!

Hosted by Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation

Anthem MaineHealth Medicare Advantage for Cumberland and York counties

1 p.m.    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Mark Goldstein, Anthem

Learn about Anthem Medicare Advantage plans in Cumberland and York counties. (Dial in: 1-567-249-1745  access code  487005506)

Maine Relay: Relay Conference Captioning

2 p.m.    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Debra Bare-Rogers, Maine Relay

Relay Conference Captioning (RCC) is a free service available for Maine residents who are deaf or hard of hearing to actively participate in multi-party teleconference calls or web conferences by reading live captions through a web browser on a computer or mobile device.

Introduction to Compression and Post Mastectomy Care

3 p.m.    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Hunter Hoobler, Customer Care coordinator, Certified Mastectomy Fitter; Susan Price, Certified Orthotic Fitter; Chris Kraus, OT/L Director of Operations & Business Development

Discover the basics of compression garment wear and learn about post mastectomy care options for breast cancer survivors.

Taking Awesome Photos with Your iPhone/iPad Cameras

7 p.m.    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

BoomerTech

 This 1 hour preview of our full length course is for anyone looking to upgrade their photography skills. Gain tips for taking better photos, portraits, panos, and more. Learn about camera settings for proper focus, exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

Kindred: What is Home Health Care?

10 a.m.    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Christine Pedersen, Kindred at Home

What does skilled home health care really mean, and how can it help you? Join our team of home health specialist at this talk  and learn how home health can maximize your independence in the comfort of your home. We’ll educate you about what home health care does, and offer guidance on how to receive services to support and care for you or a loved one at home.

Anthem MaineHealth Medicare Advantage Plans

10 a.m.    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Cathy Barry, Anthem

Anthem Medicare Advantage plans for Androscoggin, Franklin. Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Sagadahoc, Somerset & Waldo counties.

(Dial in  1-567-249-1745  access code  793468225

Maine Relay: Sprint IP Relay

11 a.m.    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Debra Bare-Rogers, Maine Relay

Sprint IP Relay allows individuals to make calls with Sprint IP Relay (at no-cost) on your smartphone, tablet or computer to type and view messages; allows the user to make phone calls using text (no voice or hearing required).

Diane Atwood’s Story Tips

11 a.m.    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Diane Atwood, Catching Health

You don’t have to be a gifted storyteller to tell a good story. Diane’s talk will help you understand the the value and recognize the potential of a good story. She’ll have some story-writing tips, share some prompts, and maybe even help you write! Grab a pen and paper and have fun with this session.

Banker’s Life: Long Term Care Insurance

12 noon    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Zoe Theriault, Banker’s Life

How to protect your independence and assets.

FCP Live-In

1 p.m.   Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Constance McFarland, FCP Live-In

Learn more about what live-in home health care can do for you or your loved ones.

Celebrating 65!

1 p.m.   Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Maryellen Joyce, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Celebrating 65 is a free educational program where you learn about Social Security, Medicare and Your Options under Medicare.

  1. Click on the link
  2. You must register by clicking the link below my picture. “Event status:  Not started (Register)”
  3. Upon “Registration” you will receive an email invitation (later that day) with a link to join the seminar.
  4. You will also receive a reminder email with a link 30 minutes before the seminar.
  5. You can join the seminar 10 minutes in advance to be sure you have a good connection.

NOTE: Be sure to include your mailing address so we can send you the Celebrating 65 Brochure

Covid Fatigue and You

2 p.m.   Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Doug Cotta, Chaplain with Constellation Health 

This presentation will speak on the fatigue that we all have and are experiencing with the pandemic. Join us on ways to help alleviate symptoms for a better quality of life.

Hosted by Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation

Mobility DeviceWorkshop – Safety, Options and More!

5p.m.   Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tony Michaud, Mobility Product Specialist; Chris Krause, OT/L, Director of Operations and Business Development

Learn about the best mobility device options for your abilities and how to avoid falls and stay safe while on the move with MedCOR,

Fantastic Photo Finishes with iPhone/iPad Photos App

7 p.m.   Wednesday, February 24, 2021

BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course is a natural follow-up to Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone Camera. The focus is editing and organizing images and video using Apple’s Photo App.

Digital Memoirs

10 a.m.   Thursday, February 25, 2021

BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course explores the experiences in our lives that make us who we are. Come learn some tools that make memoir writing fun and approachable. Hints about research, managing materials, and organizing our thoughts will be shared.

Anthem MaineHealth Medicare Advantage Plans

10 a.m.   Thursday, February 25, 2021

Nicole Dowling, Anthem

Learn about Anthem Medicare Advantage plans for Androscoggin, Franklin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Sagadahoc, Somerset,& Waldo counties.

Dial in   1-567-249-1745    access code 646237539

Maine Relay: Sprint Web CapTel

11 a.m.    Thursday, February 25, 2021

Debra Bare-Rogers, Maine Relay

With Sprint Web CapTel, individuals can read captions while using their own voice during the calls.

Technology Updates

11 a.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

WellCare

Join this technology class and get updates on your most common problems with technology and devices! Sign up early!

The Science Behind Happiness

1 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Deb Nelson, Be Well Consulting Group

Choosing happiness is scientifically linked to benefiting health and life expectancy. There are many misconceptions about what will make us happy; the truth is external factors fall short time and time again. During this session, attendees will learn how to boost their happiness and learn to cope with life’s challenge’s more effectively.

Hosted by Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation

CapTel Outreach: Learn About Captioned Phones

1 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Kim Schmidt, Outreach Educator for CapTel

Learn about CapTel Captioned Telephones.

Chair Yoga

1 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

WellCare

Stretch, strengthen and relax with this great chair yoga class.  Sign up early!

Seasonal Affective Disorder

2 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Andrea Muroto, FCP Live-In

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Learn about this type of depression and how you can combat the blues.

Kindred at Home: What is Home Health Care?

2:30 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Christine Pederson, Kindred at Home

What does skilled home health care really mean, and how can it help you? Join our team of home health specialist at this talk  and learn how home health can maximize your independence in the comfort of your home. We’ll educate you about what home health care does, and offer guidance on how to receive services to support and care for you or a loved one at home.

Healthy Cooking with Jillian

4 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

WellCare

Join professional chef Jillian on this Zoom class and get some tips on buying and preparing healthy foods.

Celebrating 65

4 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Maryellen Joyce, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Celebrating 65 is a free educational program where you learn about Social Security, Medicare and Your Options under Medicare.

  1. Click on the link
  2. You must register by clicking the link below my picture. “Event status:  Not started (Register)”
  3. Upon “Registration” you will receive an email invitation (later that day) with a link to join the seminar.
  4. You will also receive a reminder email with a link 30 minutes before the seminar.
  5. You can join the seminar 10 minutes in advance to be sure you have a good connection.

NOTE: Be sure to include your mailing address so we can send you the Celebrating 65 Brochure

MedCOR: Bracing for Joint Support and Pain Relief without Pills

5 p.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Jason Finoia, Director of Sales; Jacob Currier, Territory Sales Rep; Chris Krause,OT/L, Director of Operations and Business Development

A workshop on how the right brace can support joint health, improve function, and relieve pain

FCP Live-In

10-11 .m.   Friday, February 26, 2021

Constance McFarland, FCP Live-In

Learn more about what live-in home health care can do for you or your loved ones.

iPhone/iPad Basics

11 a.m.     Friday, February 26, 2021

BoomerTech

Learn iPhone and iPad basics from the pros, who share many tips and tricks to help you handle your devices with confidence and ease.

Celebrating 65

11 a.m.     Thursday, February 25, 2021

Maryellen Joyce, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Celebrating 65 is a free educational program where you learn about Social Security, Medicare and Your Options under Medicare.

  1. Click on the link
  2. You must register by clicking the link below my picture. “Event status:  Not started (Register)”
  3. Upon “Registration” you will receive an email invitation (later that day) with a link to join the seminar.
  4. You will also receive a reminder email with a link 30 minutes before the seminar.
  5. You can join the seminar 10 minutes in advance to be sure you have a good connection.

NOTE: Be sure to include your mailing address so we can send you the Celebrating 65 Brochure

Estate Planning 101

12 noon    Friday, February 26, 2021

Elizabeth Bjorn, Maine Center for Elder Law

Estate Planning – get an overview of the legal  documents everyone should have. Learn the difference between probate and nonprobate assets, the purpose of trusts and what to do with beneficiary designations in this discussion with attorney Liz Bjorn.

What You Should Know About  Senior Relocation Stress Syndrome

3 p.m.    Friday, February 26, 2021

Terry Reager, ExpRealty

Senior Relocation Stress Syndrome, recently recognized, often affects older people who need to downsize, move to a senior community or leave their home. Learn how to recognize and help relieve the symptoms. You’ll need this info:   Meeting ID: 826 7566 4486     Passcode: 4509569

Clutter Class

9 .m.   Saturday, February 27, 2021

Deborah McLean, Maine Senior Guide

Join us for inspiration and tips on how to get out from under your clutter and control your space a little more!

CapTel Outreach: Learn about captioned phones

10-11 .m.   Saturday, February 27, 2021

Kim Schmidt, Outreach Educator for CapTel

Learn about CapTel captioned telephones.

Hidden Gems on Your iPhone/iPad

11 a.m.     Saturday, February 27, 2021

BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course answers these, and other riddles. Did you know…your iPhone tracks your movements? The keyboard has hidden keys? You can write and draw on your photographs?  Our iPhones and iPads have hidden depths we miss because there are multiple layers of features. 

Anthem MaineHealth Medicare Advantage Plans

11-noon     Saturday, February 27, 2021

Andy Bogner, Anthem

Learn about Anthem Medicare Advantage plans for Cumberland and York counties.

Dial in 1-567-249-1745  access code  267932198

What You Should Know About Senior Relocation Stress Syndrome

12 noon     Saturday, February 27, 2021

Terry Reager, ExpRealty

Senior Relocation Stress Syndrome, recently recognized, often affects older people who need to downsize, move to a senior community or leave their home. Learn how to recognize and help relieve the symptoms. You’ll need this info:  Meeting ID: 861 9365 6990   Passcode: 4509569

Medicare Basics with WellCare

1 p.m.     Saturday, February 27, 2021

Debra Cyr, WellCare

Learn about the basics of Medicare.

Photographing Flora and Fauna

10 a.m.   Sunday, February 28, 2021

BoomerTech

This 1 hour preview of our full length course is for anyone wanting to take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife. Understanding focus, exposure, HDR, and composition will help you capture the beauty of your surroundings.