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Dear MHCA Member: We are pleased to announce this year’s Remember ME Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. The judges selected 35 Recipients and 27 Honorable Mention Awards from the pool of 62 applicants. Award recipients will be contacted regarding a photo shoot over the next two … Continue reading

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The truth is: I never get through a Celebrating Excellence Awards program without shedding a few tears.  Indeed, I am sensitive and as my eight-year-old daughter would say, “C’mon Mom, you cry at commercials!” That is also true, but I … Continue reading

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If there is one book on your reading list, let it be Still Alice by Lisa Genova.  It is not a new book, published first in 2007 and again in 2009, and yet it is a must read for those … Continue reading

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So, I’m remodeling my kitchen and having a conversation with the contractor who will be installing my new countertops. When the conversation turns to what I do for work, (advocate on behalf of the state’s nursing homes and assisted living … Continue reading

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This week, I had the absolute privilege to take my favorite veteran and grandfather, Ken Brown, to a Memorial Day ceremony hosted at the Freeport Community Library.  My grandfather, 90, is a World War II Army veteran who fought in … Continue reading

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I believe my grandmother was smiling on us as hundreds of people packed the State House at our 10th annual Remember ME event on April 13th. From the glorious sunshine to the generosity of Maine’s First Lady, Ann LePage, all … Continue reading

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Welcome to MHCA’s new blog, or more specifically, MY new blog, named for my source of inspiration and lifetime elderly role model, my dearly departed grandmother, Dorothy, a.k.a. Dot. If you are worried that this space is going to be … Continue reading

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