Elder Day Support
Our Day Support Program
The Elderworks program in Portland offers individualized treatment within a supportive and therapeutic group environment.
Adults 50 years or older with long-term mental health needs
The Elderworks program:
- Promotes a supportive community, encouraging engagement in healthy behavior, emotional awareness, improved life skills, and self-care.
- Restores a sense of integrity and a feeling of well-being through the improvement of social functioning and interpersonal skills.
- Helps individuals maintain their ability to live as independently as possible, and provides increased socialization and management of health conditions by offering wellness activities and programming focused on overall well-being.
Eligibility and Referral Process
This service is available to MaineCare-eligible adults 50 years or older with persistent mental health conditions affecting daily living, such as:
- Major depression
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Bipolar disorder