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SENIOR POWER of Maine is a radio program hosted by David Nealley, past publisher of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, and his witty co-host Lynn MacGregor. 

SENIOR POWER is a talk show with a variety of interviews which are both informative and entertaining!

For Mature Audiences Only!

Listen to Episode 33 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Dr. Chalres Burger - nationally recognized leader in Primary Care Design. A leader in electronic medical records first introduced in his practice in 1993... named as one of the twenty most innovative in the country by both The Institute of Medicine and the Dartmouth Center for Clinical Evaluative Sciences was also selected as a case study for Primary Care by the Harvard Center for Primary Care.

In this interview, Charley speaks to research done by the National Health Institute Director on Aging as dissected by Harvard Medical.

"When I am 64" By the Beatles

Is and Was, written by Katy Perry and read by David Nealley

 

Listen to Episode 32 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Lois Nealley, past owner, editor and writer of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, speaks to Thanksgiving traditions

Laura Fissette, Yearly Saving of over $7,000 for Medicare beneficiaries - another fine example of Senior Planning Center helps folks through the Medicare Maze.

Gary Crocker, Maine Humorist with some more "Duct Tape Tips"

The "Good Old Days and how time goes by... life is short, make the best of today!  by David Nealley

Listen to Episode 31 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Dr. David Howes, CEO of Martin's Point Health Care , A Variety of topics including Medicare Health Plans

The Importance of Intimacy for Seniors, read by Lynn MacGregor

Gary Crocker - Maine Humorist

Freedom, written by Waldo Clark, read by David Nealley

Listen to Episode 30 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Dr. Len Kaye, Director of Center on Aging UMaine - on the role of Grandparenting and unified families

Chief Justice Donald G. Alexander, the longest serving Judge in Maine with over 41 years on the bench - talks about interesting cases like, roosters in the courtroom, a bull loose at the Bangor Fair, and more!

Senior Planning Center's Brad Dyer shares info on Annual Enrollment Period and how important it is for Medicare beneficiaries to review their health plan.

The First Thanksgiving, written by Donna Halvorsen, read by Lynn MacGregor

The Old Fashioned Thanksgiving, written by Edgar Albert Guest, read by David Nealley

Listen to Episode 29 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Chief Justice Donald G. Alexander - the longest serving Judge in Maine with over 41 years on the bench. At age 79 he still cuts his own firewood. Over the years from 1978 when he joined the District Court, later to the Superior Court and then ending his career with years on the Maine State Supreme Court. Alexander had been appointed to the bench by James Longley, Joseph Brennan, John McKernan, Angus King, John Baldacci and Paul LePage. Recently, he has created a

Julie Turner explains the many facets of Medicare health plans and how Medicare Advantage programs can offer a variety of benefits.

The Love is Something Fierce, written by Hunter Howe and read by Lynn MacGregor.

Listen to Episode 28 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Dr. Len Kaye, Director of Center on Aging UMaine - The value of seniors in Maine

Gary Crocker, Maine Humorist - "How Canada got its name"

Brad Dyer of the Senior Planning Center, Speaks to the opportunities of New Medicare plans

Nostalgia - Penny Candy Store,written by Waldo Clark and read by Lynn MacGregor

Listen to Episode 27 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Senator Susan Collins on Social Security

Brad Dyer on Medicare and Medicare Advantage and Annual Enrollment Period

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

Nostalgic article - Raking Leaves, written by Paul Weeks, read by David Nealley

Listen to Episode 26 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Mary Barstow, Associate Publisher of MAINE SENIORS magazine and Jim Kendrick, Publisher of MAINE SENIORS magazine talk about stories from Patrick Dempsey to Senator Susan Collins.

Sarah Irish speaks to the many benefits of Medicare Advantage health plans and how the Senior Planning Center helps.

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

End of Innocence, Summer of 1963 - written by Barbara Beardsley and read by Lynn MacGregor followed by the tune "Up on the Roof" by the Drifters.

Listen to Episode 25 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Brad Dyer - NEW Medicare benefits coming out this year!

Mike O'Hara - Started in radio in 1963 speaks to the Oldies, 50's, 60's and radio through the years.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Play Mike's favorite Opus 17 - (Don't You Worry About Me)

Listen to Episode 24 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Dr. George Manning, Author of 7 editions of The Art of Leadership - speaks to mentorship and leadership.

Laura Fissette, makes a significant life changing effect for a couple of seniors, tears, hugs, savings... a part of her job at Senior Planning Center

Summers at Loon Call Camp, written by Brad Eden, narrated by David Nealley

Listen to Episode 23 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Sunshine of Sunshine Fitness Studio speaks to the value of her senior fitness classes for those age 60 to 90.

Tammy DeLong of Senior Planning Center, speaks to Medicare help

Ann Roosevelt - Keeping busy and growing up as a Roosevelt

Noel Paul Stookey - Still writing songs and entertaining at 83 and the Maine Community feel of friendliness. Closing with his "Wedding Song"...

Listen to Episode 22 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Donato Tramuto, Winner of the National Council on Aging Award for Silver Sneakers program for Medicare, speaks to the importance of addressing social isolation in Maine and Health-eVillages.

Gary Crocker – Humor ME, Traveling Down East with "Mother"

Anthony Arruda, Founder of the Senior Planning Center shares how a Maine couple saved thousands of dollars just by seeking some advice. No cost to them and the currency of good karma for the Senior Planning Center.

Gary Crocker – Humor ME, the 90 year-old woman

Lynn MacGregor - "Life is a Gift, Make the Best of It"

Listen to Episode 21 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Gary Crocker - Maine Humorist, About Basic Math

Dr. David Howes, CEO of Martin's Point Health Care , A Variety of topics including Medicare Health Plans

Gary Crocker speaks to the fact that one person's trash is another's treasure.

"Is and Was" a classic about yesterday, today and tomorrow, written by Katy Perry - narrated by David Nealley

Listen to Episode 20 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Jack Roberts - "Mr. Bug Light" tells us all about the historic and famous lighthouse in South Portland.

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

Tracy Dowland, Shares a truly life changing story while helping a couple on behalf of the Senior Planning Center.

Tim Sample, and more of his interesting life.

Listen to Episode 19 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Facts and Myths about aging by Lynn McGreggor

Virginia "Ginny" Oliver, at 101 years old - Oldest Licensed Lobsterman in the State of Maine

Brad Dyer of the Senior Planning Center speaks to Special Enrollment Periods

Tim Simple, Maine Humorists shares his life story... and quite a story it is!

Listen to Episode 18 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Cary Kish, Author of "Maine Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast" - talks about day hikes, Ladder trails on MDI and more!

Joe Bruno, Founder of Community Pharmacies and Michelle Dufour, Medical Durable Equipment

Dyan Walsh, Director of the Eastern Area Agency on Aging, shares information about a new senior center.

"A Place Called Camp", written by Hunter Howe and adapted for radio and read by David Nealley

 

Listen to Episode 17 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt - Growing up as FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt's granddaughter.

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

Joe Bruno - founded Community Pharmacies in March of 1998. For ten years he was the President of the Maine Board of Pharmacy and also served as Chair of the Dirigo Health Trust. Joe has  also taught Pharmacy Law at the University of New England for 7 years.

Michelle Dufour of Community Pharmacies speaks about durable medical equipment (DME) and as to why they are the preferred DME provider of the Senior Planning Center.

Gary Crocker - Maine humorist shares a story about a senior driving

Dyan Walsh - Executive Director of the Eastern Area Agency of Aging, speaks to a variety of programs provided by EAAA and the NEW senior center for activities, fitness and socialization named after Nelson Durgin Center... the Durgin Center.

Listen to Episode 16 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Donato Tramuto, author of Life's Bulldozer Moments, How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and Business, winner of the National Council on Aging Award for the Silversneakers fitness program for Medicare beneficiaries, Founder of Health eVillages and the Tramuto Foundation.

Sarah Irish - The variety of benefits that can come with Medicare Advantage programs at Senior Planning Center

Bob Crowley, Oldest Winner of CBS Survivor Series = Real "Senior Power" - Bob speaks to traveling around the Country raising money for different causes

Listen to Episode 15 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Jane Margesson, Director of Communications, AARP MAINE - speaks about Fraud and Scammers

Gary Crocker - Maine Humorist

Brad Dyer of Senior Planning Center, more Medicare nuggets including GTL Hospital Indemnity combined with Medicare Advantage programs.

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

Mary Barstow - Associate Publisher for MAINE SENIORS Magazine shares some of her favorite interviews and discusses coffee with Noel Paul Stookey, of Peter, Paul, and Mary fame. While in Blue Hill at his home he shared how the rare and magical connection of words and music came to him (Noel) with The Wedding Song.

Listen to Episode 14 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Mary Barstow - Associate Publisher for MAINE SENIORS Magazine shares a story about Maggie finding her birth mother and the magic of this miracle.

Gary Crocker - Maine Humorist

Anthony "Tony" G. Arruda, Founder of  Senior Planning Center- helping seniors save money on their Medicare health coverage.

Dr. Len Kaye, Director of Center on Aging, UMaine - talks about the Senior Companion Program and more!

"A Sunset of Fuzzy Peaches", written by Hunter Howe, read by David Nealley.

Listen to Episode 13 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Jack Roberts - "Mr. Bug Light" shares with us the history and restoration of one of Maine's many iconic lighthouses, Bug Light in South Portland.

Gary Crocker - Maine Humorist

Laura Fissette - speaks to her special passion for working with seniors starting as a Candy Striper, and now as an agent for Medicare health plans with the Senior Planning Center

Dr. Len Kaye, Director of Center on Aging UMaine - Staying healthy as we age with a variety of ideas and programs, including "walking buddies".

 

Listen to Episode 12 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Mary Barstow - Associate Publisher for MAINE SENIORS Magazine shares some of her favorite interviews and upcoming content.

Gary Crocker - Humor ME shares a story with strategy

Anthony "Tony" G. Arruda, Founder of  Senior Planning Center- speaks to complexities and changes in Medicare.

Real Senior Power with 69 year old Triathlete, Roxana Brophy-Cyr - Tri for A Cure and the camaraderie of the competitors.

 

Listen to Episode 11 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Senator Collins speaks to additional funding for Alzhiemers. As a Founder of the Congressional Caucus on Alzheimers she has good information on some progress for future treatments.

Humorist Gary Crocker, with A Downeast Moment

Tracy Dowland, Helping seniors save money and secure more healthcare benefits. Owner of Senior Planning Center of Rumford.

Cary Kish talks about day hikes, Ladder trails on MDI and more!

Great story = A Place Called Camp, by writer Hunter Howe, narrated by David Nealley

 

Listen to Episode 10 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Senior Power with 69 year old Triathlete, Roxana Brophy-Cyr - Tri for A Cure

Gary Crocker with some Downeast Moments

Brad Dyer, Senior Planning Center - Trigger Points for Special Enrollment Periods for Medicare

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

Noel Paul Stookey, Young Rock and Roller goes to Folk Music with a Spiritual Component of Love

Listen to Episode 9 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Senator Susan Collins - Past Chair and current member of Special Committee on Aging, Founder of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, Founder and Co-chair of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimers.

Discussion on Diabetes, Social Security, and Alzheimers.

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy.

Julie Turner - licensed professional shares information about Medicare from her Sanford Office of Senior Planning Center.

Noel Paul Stookey - At age 83, is still writing music and enjoying living in Maine.

 

Listen to Episode 8 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

"Puff the Magic Dragon" plays as a clue for a special guest.

Dr. Jeff Johnson, traveling podiatrist with "On the Go Toes"

Tammy Delong, Senior Planning Center - Social Security Office in Aroostook County - The importance of face-to-face.

Danny Deveau - Franco-American Ambassador for Senior Planning Center

Noel Paul Stookey, The early days from the March on Washington in 1963 with Peter, Paul, and Mary, as well as Bob Dylan and Joan Baez and the walk with Martin Luther King for his famous speech - through his 1974 move to Blue Hill, Maine.  His studio work with Dave Mallet and Tim Sample and his song Revolution (1x1)

Listen to Episode 7 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

SENIOR PARTNERS with Lynn and David

Sheila Grant – author Design Downtown for Women (Men Will Follow)

Making downtown more friendly for women is better for seniors and all family members!

Gary Crocker – Humor ME, Mainers drawn to getting’ good deals and entertainment at the same time

Tammy Delong – Medicare Savings – Senior Planning Center

Bob Duchesne – Maine Birding Trail, All about Birding in Maine

 

Listen to Episode 6 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Considerations on when to take Social Security - David Nealley

Humor Me with Gary Crocker

Greg Morin, Leadership with Katahdin Area Scouts, Rotary Club and Senior Planning Center

Publisher Jim Kendrick and Associate Publisher Mary Barstow of MAINE SENIORS Magazine, respond to "readers write" as Mary and Jimmy

Carey Kish, on day hikes and more, author of Best Day Hikes, Maine Coast and Maine Mountain Guide and outdoors writer for the Maine Sunday Telegram.

Listen to Episode 5 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here! 

Guests -

Jane Margesson,Communications Director of AARPMaine - Social Isolation Care

Gary Crocker, Humor ME

Brad Dyer, Senior Planning Center

Jim Kendrick, Publisher and Mary Barstow, Associate Publisher, MAINE SENIORS Magazine - "Readers Write"

Dr. Len Kay, Director Center on Aging UMaine - "The Power of Nostalgia"

Listen to Episode 4 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here!

Guests -

Mary Barstow, Associate Publisher of Maine Seniors Magazine - The Story of Edwin O'Shea

Brad Dyer, Senior Planning Center - Triggers for using Special Election Periods

Gary Crocker, Humor ME - Evolution of the town dump/transfer station

Dr. Len Kay, Sage Lens - Seniors in the Workplace 

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt - What it was like growing up as FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt's granddaughter.

Listen to Episode 3 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here!

Guests -

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and her leadership with Goodwill Industries of Northern New England

"Is and Was" written by the late Katy Perry of Hallowell

Brad Dyer of Senior Planning Center, more Medicare nuggets

Dr. George Manning on Mentorship and Leadership

Listen to Episode 2 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here!

Guests -

Jane Margesson, Director of Communications, AARP MAINE

Brad Dyer, Medicare Savings Program

Bob Crowley, Oldest Winner of CBS Survivor Series = Real "Senior Power"

Gary Crocker with "Duct Tape Tips"

Listen to the Premiere Episode 1 of SENIOR POWER of Maine here!

Guests -

Brad Dyer - Important Information about Medicare

Gary Crocker - Maine Humorist - Humor ME

Dr.Len Kay, Director of the Center on Aging UMaine

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Left to Right: Hal Thomas, David Nealley, Jason Beever
Left to Right: Hal Thomas, David Nealley, Jason Beever

Rotary Club of Westbrook/Gorham 2018

Nealley says “SENIOR POWER” Maine’s greatest resource

“Senior power” is Maine’s greatest natural resource, according to David Nealley, publisher of Maine Seniors magazine. Nealley addressed the membership of the Westbrook-Gorham Rotary Club at its June 6 lunch meeting held at the Westbrook Regional Vocational Center Culinary Arts dining room.

 

Nealley, a 1984 Business Administration graduate of the University of Southern Maine, has accumulated an impressive background in a variety of fields including financial services, business management and politics. He was awarded a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Chip award for successfully resurrecting the Snow and Nealley Company, an old family business manufacturing axes and garden tools. His revitalization of that company led to his being featured in Entrepreneur and Forbes magazines for his niche marketing expertise.

 

Nealley started Maine Seniors magazine several years ago with a vision for “changing the narrative” about senior citizens. He told the club members that Maine has the highest rate of volunteerism in the United States and also ranks among the highest in generosity mostly due to its large population of senior citizens who are motivated to be involved in making their communities stronger.

 

He pointed out that seniors who decide to retire to Maine from other states make a tremendous difference because of their love for the state. Some even invest philanthropically while most adopt the communities they move into as their own and quickly get involved.

 

Nealley told the Rotarians that Maine would do well to understand all the assets that seniors bring. He pointed out that in many cases the word “senior” is viewed positively as in the cases of “senior partner” and “seniors” in high school and college while “senior citizens” has a negative connotation of being “over the hill.” His goal through the publication is to replace that myth with the fact of the profound value that seniors bring to Maine.

 

He pointed out that the average age of U.S. presidents is 58 years old when elected and that most corporate CEOs are in their late fifties. Now that men are living to an average age of 83 and women to an average age of 87, people prefer to stay active and involved well into their seventies. Recognizing that fact and utilizing all the resources that seniors bring to the state is important to the future of Maine as a whole.