“Neighbors Helping Neighbors” 2018 Speakers’ Series for April – June

“Neighbors Helping Neighbors” 2018 Speakers Series Announcing three new upcoming programs. 

“Tick Talk”
Friday, April 20, 2018.  7 pm.
Beatrice Szantyr MD, FAAP and Constance “Happy” Dickey, RN
Informative talk about ticks, Lyme disease. The diagnosis and and steps to protect and prevent. No prior registration required.

“Death Cafe”
Friday, May 18, 2018. 9 am – 4 pm
“Death Cafe” ~ Conference friendly discussion by Chuck Lakin and Nancy McAlley about issues dealing with end of life, death and choices. Lunch with morning and afternoon snacks.
Limited seating. Prior-registration is required for this event.
Call SSCL to sign-up: 207-567-4147 or stop by the library to register in person.

“Life experience and how it may effect your end of life decision planning”
Sunday, June 10, 2108. 2 pm – 4 pm ~ Session ONE
Sunday, June 24, 2018. 2 pm – 4 pm ~ Session TWO
Two-part discussion of life experience and how it may effect your end of life decision planning. Eliza Eager of Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County. Advanced care materials available. No prior registration required.


Stockton Springs Town Manager Courtney O’Donnell to speak Sunday, Feb. 25

Stockton Springs Town Manager Courtney O’Donnell to speak on Sunday, February 25 at 2pm at the Stockton Springs Community Library

“Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Seniors at Home in Stockton Springs”  2018 speaker series will present Courtney O’Donnell, Town Manager of Stockton Springs, on Sunday, February 25 at 2pm. Ms. O’Donnell will be discussing:

“What are the services that the town helps seniors with?”

Bring your questions so that Courtney can help with getting you an answer.

This will be the third year of monthly talks at SSCL in response to the growing interest in “Aging in Place” a widespread movement geared towards helping senior citizens stay in their homes as long as possible as they age. With the current growing number of elders, this movement has the potential to improve the quality of life for many seniors.

Thanks to the support of the Maine Charity Foundation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation this year’s talks will begin in February and continue through June.

Admission is free and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. For more information phone 207-567-4147.

Library receives 2018 grant from Maine Charity Foundation Fund

Stockton Springs Community Library is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from the Maine Charity Foundation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The 2018 grant will be overseen by the “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” volunteer group at the library to support the 2018 Speakers’ Series and January-June weekly Tai Chi classes.

The Speakers’ series is beginning its third year and has monthly talks on topics to inform and educate seniors of their health and legal choices. There will be a variety of new speakers and topics in 2018!

Please visit the Stockton Springs Community Library’s website or call the library at 567-4147 for more details.