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Senator Angus King Visited Truslow Adut Day Center in Saco
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 (Saco, ME)– Senator Angus King and his staff visited the Truslow Adult Day Center in Saco. During the visit to the Truslow Center, SMAA staff and Senator King discussed the impact of the aging state, the increase in Alzheimer's and other dementias in southern Maine, and to see firsthand how the Truslow Adult Day Center can help adults living with Alzheimer's and other dementias and their family caregivers.
“Finding affordable, high-quality support services can often be challenging for Maine seniors and their families,” Senator King said. “Thankfully, places like the Truslow Center are stepping up to provide our aging population with world-class care. Given that the demand for these services is only expected to rise, it’s critical that we continue to develop and evaluate ways to meet this growing need in an affordable and responsible way. By providing care during the day and creating a welcoming atmosphere for Maine seniors through carefully planned programing, the Truslow Center is an important part of that endeavor.”
About the Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Since 1973, the Southern Maine Agency on Aging has provided residents of York and Cumberland counties with resources and assistance to address the issues and concerns of aging. The Agency serves people ages 60 and older, family caregivers, and people under 60 with a disability. Agency services are devoted to fulfilling its mission of improving the social, emotional, physical and economic well-being of older adults in southern Maine.