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Scarborough Terrace

600 Commerce Dr, Scarborough, ME 04074

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Scarborough Terrace is a gracious, comfortable assisted living community where we provide a full complement of supportive services and amenities including 24/7 care tailored to meet the individual needs of each resident. Residents enjoy a variety of social, cultural and educational activities....

The Enclave of Scarborough

18 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074

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Located just seven miles south of Portland, The Enclave of Scarborough is a vibrant senior living community where older adults can live more independently, with discreet support from a caring, 24-hour staff.Enclave of Scarborough is convenient to local beaches, nature preserves, shopping and...

The Landing At Saco Bay

392 Main St, Saco, ME 04072

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The Shaw House

257 South Street, Biddeford, ME 04005

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We are a geriatric residential assisted living, honoring aging in place, providing end-of-life care, respite care, and adult day care services. We have both private and semi private rooms, with all the comforts of home. It's important our clients maintain the ability to do at they want when they...

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HarborChase of South Portland (Opening Fall 2021)

25 Country Club Rd, South Portland, ME 04106

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We believe in a culture of genuine, heartfelt hospitality. Taking pride in creating a friendly and comfortable atmosphere where you’ll be able to relax and focus on the things you love to do. We like to think of ourselves as one big, extended family. Our love for our residents is evident by our...

The Park Danforth

777 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103

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Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

86 Holiday Drive, Portland, ME 04103

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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...

75 State Street

75 State St, Portland, ME 04102

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Located in the beautiful port side city of Portland, Maine, Seventy-Five State Street is an active and vibrant community within a community. Established in 1854, we are one of the oldest not for profits in the city and enjoy a stellar reputation of high-quality care and services for people of all...

The Landing At Cape Elizabeth

78 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

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Huntington Common

1 Huntington Common Drive, Kennebunk, ME 04043

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Located in picturesque Kennebunk Maine, Huntington Common offers the most sophisticated independent retirement living in York County. Just three miles from the ocean and around the corner from quaint downtown Kennebunk, Huntington Common provides the perfect blend of community living and privacy....

Foreside Harbor

191 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME 04105

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Foreside Harbor is a premier assisted living community modeled after traditional New England style inns. Our 28 private apartments combine the luxury of oceanside living with a level of quality care that provides you with the independence you cherish. Situated on the shores of Casco Bay, Foreside...

Atria Kennebunk

One Penny Lane, Kennebunk, ME 04043

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Atria Kennebunk is a friendly, upscale senior community nestled nearby the rocky shores of the Maine coast. Residents can enjoy the coziness of the gracious common rooms and choose from over 250 activities each month, including concerts in the park, local theatre, shopping trips, and walks along...

Ledgeview Assisted Living

92 US Route 1, Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110

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Ledgeview Assisted Living — When living alone is no longer an option and a nursing home isn't the answer. Ledgeview Living — where winter brings the warmth of a crackling fire in our fireplaces and summer evening breezes bring the scent of pint trees and seasonal flowers. —...

Bay Square at Yarmouth

27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth, ME 04096

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Like a grand seaside inn, Bay Square at Yarmouth extends a warm and majestic invitation to all who come its way. Inside, the atmosphere is filled with joy of family, fond memories and proud traditions. Welcome to Senior living 'the way it was meant to be!' Splendidly located just beyond the...

Webster Commons

6 Old County Rd, Freeport, ME 04032

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Webster offers personalized assisted living services to 14 residents with memory care deficit who may wander and need to be on a secure unit, in a warm, home-like setting. It is located in a beautiful country setting on Old County Road in Freeport just minutes off the highway, and a short drive...

Country Village Assisted Living

960 Meadow Road Route 121, Casco, ME 04015

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Freeport Place

4 Old County Rd, Freeport, ME 04032

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Freeport Place offers personalized assisted living services to 30 residents in a warm, home-like setting. It is located in a beautiful country setting on Old County Road in Freeport, right next to the Freeport Country Club Golf Course. Located close to Ll.Bean and downtown Freeport, just minutes...

Wentworth Home

795 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820

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Wentworth Home — Exceptional Care at an Affordable Price Our warm and welcoming environment provides around the clock nursing staff with assistance tailored to each individual; delicious home cooked meals and engaging social activities and events. With the help of our outstanding...

The Highlands

30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086

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The Highlands is located in the historic district of Topsham, next door to Brunswick and Bowdoin College, and 25 miles from Portland, Maine's largest city. The Highlands offers a continuum of care in magnificent natural setting, covering 75 acres complete with meandering walking trails....

Sentry Hill At York Harbor

2 Victoria Ct, York, ME 03909

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Sentry Hill at York Harbor is the preeminent retirement community in New England beautifully situated on 12 acres within easy walking distance of historic York Village and York Harbor. Designed after the style of the grand hotels of the 1890's; senior living at Sentry Hill offers a retirement...

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Buxton, Maine

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer residential communities and aid for persons who may need a helping hand with mobility or bathing. The services provided often include help with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In certain situations, communities may offer “aging in place”, Alzheimer’s care, or hospice. In Maine, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $62,031 . Maine has specific regulations related to this kind of community. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services regulates this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include service coordination, housekeeping services, other services identified in a service plan, and assistance with instrumental activities of daily living . Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as residents need to be reassessed at least every 6 months thereafter and residents need to be assessed within 30 calendar days of admission. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration, reading labels for residents, and residents must be assessed for their need for assistance. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include at least one nutritious meal a day must be provided, menus must be planned in accordance with residents’ needs and preferences, therapeutic diets are considered treatments and must be approved by a registered dietitian, and therapeutic diets are considered treatments and must be ordered in writing, by a duly authorized licensed practitioner. Staff members obtain training in a variety of subjects. These areas include the administrator must attend any training sessions mandated by the department and The licensee must attend any training sessions that the Department determines are necessary to meet licensing standards. Public assistance is available through Medicaid MaineCare State Plan and the MaineCare 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Buxton, 6.4% do not have health insurance, 4.4% are widowed, 12.0% have some form of disability, and 73.9% participate in the labor force. In Buxton, 9.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 5.3% have a graduate degree, 34.3% have a high-school diploma, and 21.3% have a college degree. Currently, the population of Buxton consists of 8,158 people. Buxton has a population density of 77 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.6% are female and 48.4% are male. The median age of Buxton is 42 years old. Demographically, Buxton is 0.0% Asian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.3% mixed race, 1.5% black, 0.0% Native American, 96.2% white, and 1.3% Hispanic.


Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major factor when selecting which location meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Buxton is about 20.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly rent in Buxton is around $1,337 and the median value for a house for Buxton is around $214,902.


State Information

An overview of Maine

The state of Maine has a cost of living index of 117.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 107.0 and a housing index rating of 123.1. The natural beauty of Maine is ranked 39th in the nation. There are 38 hospitals and 115 health centers that service a population of 1,341,753. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maine are Northern Light Health, Maine Medical Center, and Northern Maine Medical Center. Overall, Maine ranks 32nd out of all states in quality of life and 19th in healthcare.


Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 45% of Maine residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 22% of Maine residents attend religious services among the 1,574 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-14%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Maine there are 185 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 45 and 36% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Maine ranks 49th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.


State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Maine drops to around 20F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 38F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -7F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 82F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. Maine experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. On average, Maine has an air quality index rating of around 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 44.2 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 6.46 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maine is around 3.79 inches. While residents of Maine mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maine can include earthquakes (moderate) and hurricanes.


Wildlife to be found in Maine

The state of Maine has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Tamarack, Bog Rosemary, Black Cherry, and Pagoda Dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Gray Fox, the Moose, the Large Baleen Whales, or the North American Deer mouse. The state animal of Maine is the The Moose.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Maine

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