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25 Residential Care Homes near Sanford, ME

Residential care homes in Sanford may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Sanford care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Sanford, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Rochester or Somersworth.

Residential Care Home Facilities near Sanford, ME

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Last Updated: 3/17/23
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Average starting price of Residential Care Home in Sanford, ME is $3,694/month. Learn more
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Average starting price $3,694/month
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Average starting price $1,158/month

Countryside Adult Family Care Home Assisted Living

1334 Long Plains Rd, Buxton, ME 04093

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Care Homes

Countryside is an attractive modern facility, privately owned, a ranch style adult family care home, licensed in coordination with Maine's Department of Human Services. It is bounded with 11 acres of scenic land along the Buxton Countryside, but still within a half-hour drive to Portland and most...

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Fox Meadow Retirement Home

1151 Summer St, Bristol, NH 03222

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
Provides: Care Homes

We would like to thank you for your interest in our home. When living on your own is no longer a viable alternative for yourself or a loved one, Fox Meadow provides a safe and secure place for our residents to call their home. Our residents are encouraged to be as independent as possible, to...

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Vicarage By the Sea

9 Vicarage Lane, Harpswell, ME 04079

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

The Vicarage By The Sea, was founded in 1998 with the desire to make a difference for those living with dementing illnesses. Pioneers in their approach, Johanna Wigg, Ph.D. and Dementia Care Specialist, Cheryl Golek set out to prove that social and psychological realms of long-term care for...

4.5(2 reviews)

We toured this community for the care of my mom.We like the staff and the environment. They offer a lot of activities for the residents who are able to participate. We like the cleanliness of the community....

Pyareo Home

333 Brook Rd, Sanbornton, NH 03269

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
Provides: Care Homes

Pyareo Home(pronounced pE-ar-E-O and meaning 'beloved or dear ones in an Indian Language) has provided loving care for the elderly in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire since 2000. Some residents have come from the immediate area while others have sought out Pyareo Home from as far away as...


Anchor Senior Care, LLC

25 Oak St, Springvale, ME 04083

Provides: Care Homes

Wadleigh House LLC

10 Summer Street, Dover, NH 03820

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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Wadleigh House LLC is located in Dover, NH in Strafford County. This residential care home provides the assistance that you need on a daily basis in a location that is full of natural beauty and things to do. Those who spend time in Dover appreciate all that is offered there including Woodman...

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4.0(1 review)

Overall they've done a great job at the Wadleigh House. It's a very nice community, and it has a warm, homey atmosphere. The facility itself is clean and well kept, and the staff are all very friendly and...

Haleys Woods

Haleys Woods Ln, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Provides: Care Homes

Mc Ginnis Home

71 Sullivan, Berwick, ME 03901

Provides: Care Homes

Studley Home

15 Eastern Ave, Rochester, NH 03867

Provides: Care Homes

Lincoln Terrace

11 Lincoln St, Rochester, NH 03867

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Your parents have been there for you since day one. They made sure that you were well taken care of as a child and made many sacrifices for you through adolescence. As the years pass, you soon find yourself in the position where the tables turn. It is now your turn to make sure that they are well...

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3.9(7 reviews)

We thought it was going to be a hard placement and my loved one was going to be resistant, but he loves it there. He likes the people and the food. He is comfortable, so overall it is good experience and...

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Desiree's Place

93 Charles St, Rochester, NH 03867

Provides: Care Homes

Hattie's Place

256 Main St, Farmington, NH 03835

Provides: Care Homes

Rosewood Manor

2 Church St, Rochester, NH 03839

Provides: Care Homes

The Lincoln Terrace Home was established in 1994. We are dedicated to provide individual care for each of our residents in a warm, home-like atmosphere. Staff at the Lincoln Terrace Home assists the residents with their daily needs; we provide medication management, health management,...

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4.4(5 reviews)

My Mother has only been at Rosewood for a couple of weeks, but she is doing very well there. I love that the administrator is also the owner. She is hands on,very friendly and answers all of you questions...

Our Place Inn Time

31 Tappan St, Farmington, NH 03835

Provides: Care Homes

Pond View Acres

923 Franklin Pierce Highway, Barrington, NH 03825

Provides: Care Homes

Pond View Acres is located off a quiet, country road in rural Barrington, NH. The home allows its ten residents to move freely and enjoy the comforts of their own home. Three home cooked meals are prepared daily and the residents have the opportunity to get involved with the menu planning and...

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Dolley Farm Home

98 E Bridge St, Westbrook, ME 04092

Provides: Care Homes

Wcc Applegate Gardens Home

141 Mountain Rd., Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Provides: Care Homes
5.0(1 review)

I would give this 10 stars if I could. After my mom suffered a very debilitating stroke, we were strapped to find care options for her. After spending some time in a nursing home, we were extremely...

Sharon Home

2 North Rd, Deerfield, NH 03037

Provides: Care Homes

The Wellstone House

125 Langford Rd, Raymond, NH 03077

Provides: Care Homes

The Wellstone House is a 12 bed assisted living facility located approximately 10 minutes from the Manchester area. During a typical day at Wellstone we have two — three licensed nursing assistant and / or personal care assistants on staff, nursing available 24 hours a day, physical,...

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Brighter Connections

115 N End Blvd, Salisbury, MA 01952

Provides: Care Homes

Penny Lane Shared Home-Elderly

119 N Main St, Boscawen, NH 03303

Provides: Care Homes

Harold G Loring House

1125 Brighton Ave, Portland, ME 04102

Provides: Care Homes

Thomas P Smith House

741 Main St, South Portland, ME 04106

Provides: Care Homes

The Young Home

106 Fellowshill Rd, Northfield, NH 03220

Provides: Care Homes

The Young Home is located in a quiet country setting, yet centrally located within 20 min of Concord, Laconia, Tilton and 15 min to I-93.We offer one level of living.We have one private bedroom and two shared.We offer our residents a living room with views of the back yard where you often see...

5.0(1 review)

We live out of state and were looking for a Residential Assisted Living Home for our mom. The Young Home was the perfect choice for her. It was the first home we took her to see and within the first 10...

Canterbury Hall, LLC

353 Baptist Road, Canterbury, NH 03224

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Built in the mid 1700s, the main house of Canterbury Hall retains its stately character. We welcome senior residents to large private rooms with full baths that still carry the charm and architectural details from the past. Canterbury Hall has proudly served the elderly since 1991. Our caring...

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4.4(5 reviews)

My mom spent the last 6 years of her life at Canterbury Hall. We were worried about her transitioning from her home to a “facility” but there was literally no transition . She moved in and she was home....

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Cost of care homes in Sanford, ME

The average cost of senior living in Sanford is 3,694 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Buxton, ME with an average of 4,500 per month.

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In Sanford, Maine, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Sanford, Maine, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:


Sanford is somewhat car dependent, but seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Sanford include Sanford Transit, WAVE, and Shoreline Explorer. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Sanford has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is particularly walkable.

Health care

Sanford offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has few hospitals, including Frisbie Memorial Hospital and Southern Main Health Care.

Senior activities

Sanford is a small town known for its storied structures and scenic neighborhoods. Featuring former mill buildings, factories, and grand mansions, the city’s organized walking trails take you throughout historic, wooded areas. Sports fanatics will find there are plenty of opportunities to catch a Sanford Mariners game or one of the city’s regional basketball teams. Whether it’s grabbing a bite to eat or perusing antiques, residents will find there’s plenty to explore in Sanford.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Harold G Loring House, Vicarage By the Sea and Lincoln Terrace are the top rated care homes near Sanford, Maine. See full list of communities.

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