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Birchwood at Canco

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86 Holiday Drive
Portland, ME 04103

Facility License: ALLS 5809

Assisted Living, Independent Living

About Birchwood at Canco

Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living located in beautiful Portland, Maine, combines the care seniors need, the convenience they value, and the independence they cherish.

Birchwoods at Canco is beautifully designed with spacious common areas to enjoy with family and friends. Our gracious dining room features three delicious, chef-prepared meals daily, served by a cheerful and friendly staff. Caring on site staff are available day and night and a safety call system is in every suite. Additional amenities include maintenance and housekeeping services, scheduled transportation to and from appointments and shopping, and weekly linen service.

At Birchwoods, we promote an active adult lifestyle by offering a variety of intellectual, cultural, and recreational activities including an exciting wellness and fitness program, creative writing classes, gardening and book clubs, table games, and planned outings to go shopping, visit museums and galleries, or take in concerts and theatre performances. We often have live entertainers visit at Birchwoods for everyone to enjoy, and weekly movies are shown on our wide-screen TV with refreshments included.

Health and personal care services at Birchwoods at Canco are coordinated by our full-time Registered Nurse.

It would be our pleasure to introduce you to our community in person. Call today to schedule a complimentary meal and tour of Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living in Portland, Maine.

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Community Details

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Amenities Available

  • Devotional Services Offsite
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Meals Provided
  • Beautician Onsite
  • Activities Offsite
  • Vegetarian
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Onsite


  • Visiting Speech Therapist
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Nurse

Other Services

  • Resident Parking Available
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Hospice Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Full Tubs
  • Respite Offered

Accepts Pets

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Pet Care Available


  • Allowed Outdoors
Pet Friendly Senior Living
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Community Reviews

Very nice place!

reviewed on: 5/7/2015 by Anonymous

We toured (and selected!) this community while looking into care options for a loved one. Our loved one has not moved in yet, but we've been very impressed by Birchwood at Canco already! The tour w... more...

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