Monthly Archives: February 2020

Be Careful

Yesterday my husband and I were doing some stocking up at Sam’s Club in Augusta. I saw a young woman employee at a food sample table cough into her plastic -gloved hand then continue setting out free food samples. I … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Corona Virus Epidemic

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Whitefield Cares! SWAT Team renamed – Neighbors on Call

Hi all – This is great example of why it’s good to listen to that niggling, tapping on your shoulder saying “Psst – Don’t use military acronyms!”.  And once we looked up what SWAT actually means – Special Weapons and … Continue reading

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19 February 2020: Sheriff’s Office to start RUOK

The following article appeared in the Boothbay Register on Thursday, January 23rd Sheriff’s Office to start RUOK GINA HAMILTON Thu, 01/23/2020 – 8:15am Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will begin a new program called RUOK for people who live alone, or … Continue reading

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Introducing the Whitefield Cares! SWAT Team

Hi all – I received my first request for help for a Whitefield resident from a health care social worker in Augusta. She was thrilled to hear about Whitefield Cares and plans to let her colleagues in social work know … Continue reading

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Materials from AARP

Hi all – When Patricia Oh came and talked to our group, she sent me the attached file that shows a map of all the Age-friendly Communities in Maine (there are many!) and describes the benefits of joining the network.  … Continue reading

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Highlights from the February 12, 2020 Whitefield Cares! meeting

We opened our meeting with an update from Teresa Magnusen, who is organizing our first cooking class at Whitefield Elementary School. The idea is to bring in a few interested community members to help a few middle-school children to learn … Continue reading

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Feb 12 meeting of Whitefield Cares! Meet Patricia Oh from AARP Maine

Please join our upcoming meeting and bring a friend!  Patricia Oh is the Age-Friendly Community Program Manager for AARP Maine and she will join us to help think through our next steps to improve Whitefield as a livable community for … Continue reading

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