Scarborough, ME – Looking for information on senior products, resources, communities or assistance? Come to the Spring Senior Expo March 20 at the St. Maximilian Kolbe Church Hall on Black Point Road in Scarborough. Admission is free.

Representatives from many senior communities, home health companies, insurance planners, estate management, rehabilitation and much more will showcase their services and be available for questions all day. On March 20, the first day of spring, attendees will be able to visit and talk with more than 40 vendors from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Want to talk about converting part of your home to more private in-law quarters? David Maurice of Multi-Gen by Design at Delar General Contracting will have some ideas for you.

Thinking about finding in-home care? Advantage Home Care, Comfort Keepers, Able Home Health, Home Helpers and In Home Senior Services offer home care in different parts of the region.

For a $5 donation, you can get an antique appraised (benefits the Alzheimer’s Association). There will be a small cafe? for breakfast treats and a light lunch. In the lecture rooms, 12 speakers will address various topics, from downsizing by Thomaston Place Auctions to a joint presentation on assisted living by Thornton Oaks, Bay Square and Scarborough Terrace.

A few booths spaces are still available. If you have a company that should be exhibiting at the Spring Senior Expo, call 232-7847.

The grand prize

When you come in, be sure and pick up a free document folder and Expo bag, courtesy of Advantage Home Care, and be sure to enter the drawing for the grand prize:

• Two orchestra seats for “Ricky Nelson Remembered” at Merrill Auditorium in Portland April 5 (a $110 value);

• A $50 gift certificate for dinner out on the town

• A basket of Beauti-Control skin care products;

And more surprises.

Other fun stuff

• The ‘Bout Time Tappers show off their fancy footwork at 10:30 a.m. This is an adult tap group that brings back lots of tapping fun and memories.

• Stretch and Step will have a seated exercise demonstration at 11 a.m.

• Carousel Horse Farms invites you to enjoy a free horse and carriage ride throughout the day.

Your Hosts

Maine Senior Guide, along with Beach Glass Transitions, will host the Spring Senior Expo. Maine Senior Guide is a free online web resource (www.MaineSeniorGuide.com) of senior communities, health care, products, services and information. Principal Deborah McLean works with senior-focused companies to gain online exposure with no limits of distribution or geography.

Lynn Peel is a Certified Senior Advisor, and the president and founder of Beach Glass Transitions, a senior care advisory company operating throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Beach Glass Transitions provides personalized and invaluable support services to caregivers and seniors who are looking for eldercare resources. They evaluate your elder’s medical, financial, and social situation to match them with services for the highest quality of care and quality of living. These services are tailored to them, saving time, money, and heartache along the way (www.BeachGlassTransitions.com.)

Deborah and Lynn have worked together and apart in senior care for a decade, and originally founded Maine Senior Guide together. They will be on hand to welcome visitors to the Spring Senior Expo.

Lynn Peel of Beach Glass Transitions, left, and Deborah McLean of Maine Senior Guide, hosts of the Spring Senior Expo March 20 at St. Max Hall in Scarborough.

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