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Where to Find the Best Lobster Rolls in Maine

In the Pine Tree State, there is nothing more exciting to look forward to come summer than Maine lobster rolls. The griddled, buttered bun; the fresh, juicy lobster – it’s simple but unlike any other sandwich out there! The best part? Lobster rolls in Maine are typically found in a place where you can see […]

7 Fun Summer Activities for Seniors Enjoying Retirement

With active retirement living comes the freedom to do whatever your heart desires! If you live in Maine, you’ll never run out of fun activities to experience. While this is true any time of year, it’s especially true in the summertime, when the mild, warm weather opens up all kinds of possibilities. We’ve put together […]

How to Stay Cool in the Summer (Without AC!)

With our beautiful Maine summers come some very warm (and humid!) days. While many people swear by air conditioners, there are some negative impacts of ACs that make them less than ideal. ACs can be loud, drying and expensive when it comes to your monthly electric bills. If you’re wondering how to stay cool in […]

7 Best Lakes in Maine for Swimming

Whether you’re an avid swimmer or just looking to cool off on a hot summer day, take a refreshing dip in one of Maine’s best natural resources – freshwater lakes! Boasting more than 6,000 lakes across the state, we have some of the cleanest bodies of water to choose from for all your water-centric activities. […]

6 Unique Places to Visit in Maine

Maine is a truly special place, and not just for its renowned natural beauty and award-winning culinary scene! If you crave adventure and exploring in your retirement years, you are sure to find all of that and more in the Pine Tree State. In fact, Maine is home to many unique attractions that you can’t […]

5 Trails for Hiking Around Portland, Maine

With spring in full bloom, there is no better way to stay active, relieve stress and take in the beauty of Maine than with a walk or hike in nature. While Portland is known as a bustling little coastal city, there are nearly endless surrounding trails, nature preserves and wilderness areas just a short drive […]

Benefits of Social Media for Seniors (and How to Stay Safe Online!)

Social media is a wonderful tool for connecting people all over the world – and users of all ages! Platforms like Instagram or Facebook offer so many benefits, especially during the time of COVID-19 where it can be challenging to get outside and enjoy social activities. Being able to easily stay in touch with loved […]

Moving to Maine: What to Expect

Maine isn’t called Vacationland for nothing – it’s the definition of “the way life should be” for nearly endless reasons. For those who love nature, adventure, delicious food, and unique culture, this very well may be the place for you to live your retirement years to the fullest! If you’re considering moving to Maine, what […]

6 Best Indoor Plants for Health Benefits

Indoor house plants can make all the difference with the interior of your home – they bring nature in and add such an organic liveliness to a space. But did you know that many indoor plants can improve your health? Studies show that they can boost productivity, improve your immune system, and even have a […]

4 Reasons to Visit Mackworth Island State Park

Mackworth Island State Park is a gem of the Casco Bay area. An island of about 100 acres, accessible by a causeway to the mainland, there are 360-degree scenic views of the ocean and Portland’s skyline, and so much to be enjoyed on this little piece of preserved land. At Cumberland Crossing by OceanView, we […]