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Assisted Living

MaineHealth strives to provide compassionate care and a full range of activities for seniors in need of assisted living, at two beautiful locations in mid-coast Maine.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is a long-term senior care option that provides personal care support services, such as meals, medication management, and transportation. Assisted living offers security, comfort and meaningful activities for residents.

  • Assisted living facilities let residents live independently in their own space. Highly-trained staff is available to provide assistance with daily activities based on the resident’s needs.
  • Activities may include help with grooming, taking medication, and moving from one place to another.

Assisted living services

Assisted living facilities provide a range of services for residents to help them enjoy an independent lifestyle. Some of the basic services offered in assisted living include:

  • 24-hour security

  • Emergency response systems

  • Daily meals/dining services

  • Basic housekeeping

  • Personal care assistance

  • Laundry/bed linen service

  • Entertainment and recreational events

  • Health and wellness programs

  • Heat and electricity

  • Social programs

  • Transportation

  • Access to medical services

  • Medicine administration assistance

Assisted living costs

Various factors will affect the cost of assisted living. Some factors include:

  • Type of residence
  • Size of apartment 
  • Customized level of care
  • Geographical location of the community

Assisted living benefits

Moving a loved one into an assisted living home can be a big change for the entire family, but there are advantages over staying at home. Some benefits of assisted living include:

  • Entertainment and activities on-site and in the community, such as concerts, guest lectures, poetry readings, classes and movies

  • Improved family relationships

  • Dining experiences

  • Transportation

  • Social atmosphere

  • Safe environment

  • No upkeep with home maintenance