Ageless Maine

Ageless Maine is the magazine for people over 50 who look at their life as one filled with adventure, joy, and discovery. This is the magazine for people who have learned from their experiences and fearlessly and energetically look forward to the years that lie ahead—and to getting the most out of every moment. Ageless will cover topics that matter—from responsible investment strategies, to adjusting to being an empty nester, to wellness tips that will help you live life to its fullest. And each month we’ll profile your contemporaries who are still making a difference. You are active, you are engaged, and you are ageless.

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Mount Desert Island in 48HRS

Friday Afternoon It’s an easy drive down east from Portland and we cross the bridge onto Mount Desert Island by early afternoon. The day is sunny and cold and the ocean sparkles as we head toward Bar Harbor. The island is … Continue reading

Best Restaurants for Quiet Dining

76 Pleasant Street | Norway Housed in a historic mansion, this quaint restaurant offers a small menu of globally influenced comfort foods, comfortable seating, and four fireplaces. Academe | Kennebunk Located in the Kennebunk Inn, this brasserie- style restaurant is … Continue reading

Zen in the Kitchen

The executive director of Wayfinder Schools, Paul Andrews spends his weekdays in the active and lively company of teenagers, educators, and others involved in the alternative high school’s programs. At home, he cooks to relax, shedding any pressures of his … Continue reading

Home, At Last

Phil and Brenda Johnson have moved house 20 times in their 46 years of marriage. At this point in their lives, they’re pros at packing boxes and shuffling items around. They know how to settle into a new space and dust … Continue reading

A Place of Their Own

Sharon Cleaves loved her house in Windham. “I built it myself. I am talking hammer and nails,” she says, miming the activity. But 13 years ago, after a fall, she realized that living alone no longer felt safe. Her children … Continue reading

Stopping Scams

Mary still feels physically sick when she thinks about that panicked phone call she got three months ago. “Grandma, it’s Matthew,” said the tear-filled voice. “I’m in jail.” Her grandson said he’d been texting while driving, looked down for a split second, and … Continue reading

Life of Service

V. Louise Reid’s office on the third floor of the Old Orchard Beach town hall has a view that even corporate CEOs would envy. From the window behind her desk, I watch the waves roll in to a stretch of white sand … Continue reading

Strong Bodies, Long Lives

My father had terrible osteoporosis before he died, once breaking ribs simply by turning over in bed. The disease runs on my mother’s side as well, so of course I knew I should strength train, the benefits are so widely touted. … Continue reading

Ageless and AARP: A Maine Match

Ageless Maine Managing Editor Susan Axelrod and AARP Maine State Director Lori Parham discuss their collaboration and vision for the magazine.

Stonington and Deer Isle in 48 Hours

Next month I will turn 58—as my kids like to say, I have one shoulder on the door of 60. It’s really hard for me to get my head around the fact that I’ve become a man of a “certain … Continue reading