Tag Archives: Maine Senior Colleges

  1. Down the Rabbit Hole

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    May 11, 2020 by Jean

    When my local Senior College cancelled the in-person courses due to begin in late March, I was left with a …
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  2. The New Normal

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    April 1, 2020 by Jean

    It’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago, I was wondering if I had overcommitted myself for spring. …
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  3. Conversations About Aging

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    June 20, 2019 by Jean

    It will come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog that I am enjoying my experience of aging. …
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  4. Going to School Forever

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    January 28, 2019 by Jean

    During my college teaching career, I sometimes joked to students that college professors were people who were better at going …
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  5. Finding My Volunteer Niche

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    December 11, 2018 by Jean

    When I was planning for retirement, I always assumed that it would include volunteer activity, which I had difficulty finding …
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  6. Retirement as an Expansive Time of Life

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    November 3, 2018 by Jean

    I used to chuckle about retirees who claimed they couldn’t remember how they previously found time to hold a job, …
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  7. Social Isolation, Social Engagement, and Networks of Support

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    September 30, 2018 by Jean

    At last week’s meeting of my Solo Seniors support group, the discussion turned to the topic of social isolation. As …
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