Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

86 Holiday Drive Portland ME 04103


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Summary of Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living conveniently located in Portland, Maine

At Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living, we offer an assortment of community features. Regular off-site adventures and outings are very popular with our residents. Pets such as dogs and cats are allowed in private rooms. Our location conveniently offers resident parking.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We offer specified meal alternatives such as vegetarian food.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax.

Community Characteristics at Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

Living Options and Amenities

We offer wheelchair accessible units. Ground floor units are available. Resident rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Premium Amenities at Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living


We provide complimentary transportation services at our community.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area.

Pet Care Options

Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise.

What to expect at Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 104 residents. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above.

Pricing at Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

Room Type
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1 Bedroom
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

  • seems to be a good facility. I looked at the cottages and they were great.

  • Family member

    My family and I toured several places around the Portland area. Birchwoods was the most friendliest, informative and accomadating. My Mother is moving in this Month. We all feel so releaved and happy.Thank...

  • I had a tour recently was very impressed. Had a good feeling the whole time I was there. Everyone seemed very happy. It was so informative. Just started looking to find the right place for my Mother and I found...

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Community Details at Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

  • Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments