Dr. Len Kaye is the Director of the University of Maine Center on Aging and a professor at the University of Maine School of Social Work. Each issue, he writes about issues faced by countless seniors every day.

Making Your Voice Heard

Remember the Gray Panthers? They were real troublemakers. Sometimes I wish we had more Gray Panthers in our midst. In August of 1970, a group of five friends in Philadelphia, PA, (all of whom were retiring from national religious and social work organizations) met to…

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Sex, Love, & Intimacy: The Spice of Life

So, have I gotten your attention? I sure hope so, because I can think of no more important an activity to embrace in living a satisfying old age than nurturing your love life and your sexuality. Here are the facts. It is important to know…

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Planning Ahead to Make Your Home Livable

This may come as a shock to some of you, but I am not a native Mainer. Over the past 12 years since I moved to Maine I have come to love many things about this state.Bar Harbor in the fall, opening day at Gifford’s…

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