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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Gorham, ME

    502 Main Street, Gorham, ME 04038
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    To us it's personal. If you're looking for extraordinary in-home senior care and companionship, you've come to the right place. Home Instead Senior Care in Gorham, Maine has been Cumberland County's trusted source for elder care since 2000. We carefully match experienced caregivers with your senior...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - North Andover, MA

    231 Sutton Street Suite 2H, North Andover, MA 01845
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • LovingParents Home Healthcare, LLC

    LovingParents Home Healthcare, LLC

    148 Middlesex St, North Andover, MA 01845
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    Our in-home healthcare services include, respite care, companionship, personal care, and housecleaning. We also provide staffing for Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurses, Home Health Aides and Homemakers, who can assist with patient care, personal care, assessments, medication, ADL's,...

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  • Senior Helpers Boston North

    Senior Helpers Boston North

    153 Andover St., Ste 203, Danvers, MA 01923
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    Senior Helpers is a national leader in professional in-home assistance services. We provide dependable, consistent, and affordable services to our client and their families. Independence for Your Loved One As Senior Helpers, we specialize in providing quality in-home care for seniors. Whether they...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Melrose, MA

    Home Instead Senior Care - Melrose, MA

    1 Nelson Terrace Suite D, Melrose, MA 02176
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    Home Instead Senior Care® is a reliable source of home care for seniors north of Boston. Services include companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, shopping, errands, Alzheimer's care and more. We also have nurses on staff as well as Home Health Aides and...

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  • ComForcare - Woburn, MA

    ComForcare - Woburn, MA

    10 Tower Office #515, Woburn, MA 01801
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    Private Home Care assistance for Seniors in there place of living. Personal care Aides and Certified nurses Aides, Home Health Aids. Dementia Care Services. Live-in Care aides. Oversight Care. 24 hour care services. Overnight Care. Bathing grooming, Toileting assistance Medication reminders,...

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  • Guardian Angel Senior Services, Inc - North Billerica

    Guardian Angel Senior Services, Inc - North Billerica

    1 Surrey Circle, Ste 203, North Billerica, MA 01862
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    Guardian Angel Senior Services was founded in September of 2003 based on a dream that we could make a difference in the lives of seniors and go above and beyond the call of duty. We embrace being a family based company that provides an attentive yet subtle style of care. Our Vision is to be the...

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  • Senior Helpers - Westford, MA

    Senior Helpers - Westford, MA

    66 Tadmuck Road Suite 2, Westford, MA 01886
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    Helping your family enjoy a better quality of life At Senior Helpers®, our specialty is professional, warm and compassionate senior care that enables our clients to live independently in the comfort of their own home. Whether they need us for a few hours or around the clock, we'll always provide the...

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  • Right at Home - Bedford, MA

    Right at Home - Bedford, MA

    133 Great Rd., Bedford, MA 01730
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    Right at Home helps seniors and disabled adults remain in the comfort of their own home. If you or a family member needs assistance with routine daily activities, Right at Home is the helping hand you seek. Our trained, bonded and insured caregivers provide in-home supportive care lasting from a...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Lexington, MA

    Home Instead Senior Care - Lexington, MA

    5 Militia Dr, Lexington, MA 02421
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    We provide a range of non-medical support services to enable seniors to remain safely at home as long as possible. Our caregivers are carefully screened (background and references checked), trained, insured and bonded. We are very selective and hire only about 45% of the people we interview....

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  • Clearbrook Senior Care

    2060 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville, ME 04042
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  • Anytime Services for Seniors

    1167 Cape Rd, Hollis, ME 04042
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Kennebunk, ME

    85 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043
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  • FirstLight HomeCare of Southern Maine

    51 Pine Hill Rd, Casco, ME 04015
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  • Atlantic Homelife

    34 Dover Point Road, Suite 201, Dover, NH 03820
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Portsmouth, NH

    10 Vaugh Mall Suite #9, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Wolfeboro , NH

    16 Depot St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
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  • Senior Helpers - Stratham, NH

    62 Portsmouth Ave Suite 4, Stratham, NH 03885
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Manchester, NH

    100A Middle St, Manchester, NH 03101
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  • Savens Homecare Services

    300 Broadway, Suite 202, Methuen, MA 01844
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  • BrightStar Care of Bedford/Manchester

    602 Riverway Pl, Building 6, Suite B, Bedford, NH 03110
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  • Pride Home Care

    360 Merrimack Street, Lawrence, MA 01843
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  • Homewell Care Services of North Shore

    26 West St., Suite 101, Beverly Farms, MA 01915
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  • New England Professional Home Health Care

    169 Liberty St, Middleton, MA 01949
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  • Homewell Care Services of Andover

    300 Brickstone Square, Suite 201, Andover, MA 01810
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Beverly Farms, MA

    5 Essex Green Dr Suite 33, Peabody, MA 01960
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Southern New Hampshire

    70 Temple St, Nashua, NH 03060
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  • SYNERGY HomeCare of Nashua

    53 Technology Way, Ste 1W3, Nashua, NH 03060
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  • Epilogue Healthcare Services, INC

    60 Lovers Leap Ave., Lynn, MA 01904
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  • Guardian Angel Senior Services Inc. - Lynnfield

    40 Salem st., Suite 8, Lynnfield, MA 01940
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  • Assisting Hands Home Care of Wilmington, MA

    5 Middlesex Ave Suite 19, Wilmington, MA 01887
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  • Immaculate HomeCare Services

    155 New Boston Street, Suite 133, Woburn, MA 01801
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  • Access Now Home Care - Billerica, MA

    10 Charnstaffe Lane, Unit 202, Billerica, MA 01821
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Chelmsford, MA

    24 Chelmsford St, Chelmsford, MA 01824
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Blue Hill, ME

    442 Pleasant St, Blue Hill, ME 04614
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  • Home Helpers of Lexington

    1500 District Av, Burlington, MA 01803
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  • Nurses At Home, Inc

    21 Cummings Park, Suite 208, Woburn, MA 01801
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  • Ameriken Caring Services - Revere

    199 Revere St., Revere, MA 02151
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  • Homewatch CareGivers

    40 Eastern Ave, Malden, MA 02148
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  • ComForCare Home Care - Westford, MA

    70 Broadway St, Westford, MA 01886
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  • Samaritan Home Care

    234 Littleton Rd., Suite 1B, Westford, MA 01886
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  • Visiting Angels - Chelsea, MA

    100 Everett Ave., Suite 4, Chelsea, MA 02150
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Boston, MA

    6 Beacon St Ste 525, Boston, MA 02108
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Home Care Agencies in Portland, ME

Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, and transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

The median monthly cost of in-home care is around $5,339 in Portland and $5,117 in the state of Maine, according to Genworth.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help you find the ideal home care provider in Portland for you or your loved one.

Cost of Living in Portland, ME

As the most populous metropolitan city in the New England area, Portland is more expensive than other cities in the region and nationwide. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
116 104 $1,498 21.6% spend over 30% of their income on rent $261,044 $51,430 The top estate tax rate is 12% with an exemption threshold of $5.6 million

Local Medical Providers

The Portland region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Northern Light Health - Northern Light Mercy Hospital - This community, part of Maine’s most expansive network of hospitals, specializes in orthopedic surgery and spine surgery.
  • Maine Medical Center - This 637-bed community, the state’s largest medical center, ranks highly for treatment in cancer, diabetes, and neurosurgery.
  • Northern Maine Medical Center - This 49-bed care center regularly makes lists of top rural hospitals. Despite its small size, the community offers a broad range of services, including pain management, radiology, and diabetes care. Northern Maine Medical Center also provides home visits for discharged patients at no extra cost.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Portland, ME is considered warm-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and occasional cold waves in winter. On average, the humidity level for Portland is 68%. This number peaks in September, with 72% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
68°F 82°F (July) 53°F (July) 27°F 40°F (December) 15°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
40 (Good) 49 in December (Good)

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
5” 7” (October) 61”

Demographics and Values

Portland, ME leans liberal, with the majority of the city’s population voting for Democratic candidates in the last five presidential elections. The city is among the strongest for small businesses in the United States, as ranked by the American City Business Journals. Small businesses also boost a higher-than-average survival rate in Portland, as well as notable yearly sales growth. Retail, tourism, and healthcare count among the city’s top industries. Mainehealth, the city of Portland, and the boating retailer Hamilton Marine have established themselves as leading employers. The city is also headquarters to L.L. Bean, which employs approximately 5,000 people.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Cumberland County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
60.34% 33.26% 6.41%

Population Statistics

Population density Population trend
1,197 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.46% since 2010

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 26% 10% 6% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
19% 49% 19%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
3.8% 8.7% 3.6% 0.1% 0.0% 83.9% 2.9%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
26 3

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 71% 13% 18% 5% 6%

Portland, ME is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry. The Williams Institute, associated with UCLA and studying sexuality, ranked Portland among its “gayest cities.” The city has a small but vibrant LGBTQ+ bar scene, and a host of area organizations devoted to protecting and advancing the LGBTQ+ community. In particular, SAGE Maine focuses on providing social support for LGBTQ+ seniors. With hundreds of members, the group meets weekly and occasionally puts on larger events. Pride Portland, the city’s pride festival, occurs annually, unifying the community and its allies, as well as packing the weekend with high-energy performers and speakers.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

With more than 700 acres of open space, the city of Portland, Maine is best known for its breezy, maritime charm. The Old Port district invites visitors to stroll through cobblestone streets, stopping at a variety of boutiques, restaurants, and bars. The district also has a bustling, fresh fish market. The city’s historic lighthouses can make for a full-day tour of scenic, panoramic views. Meanwhile, the Portland Observatory is the country’s only surviving maritime signal tower, a designated national landmark known for its telescope and museum tours. The city has 66 parks, 10 gardens, and miles of trails, making it an ideal destination for hikers, birdwatchers, and other nature enthusiasts. Crescent Beach mixes sand and sun for yet another waterfront delight. The Maine Jewish Museum, located in Portland, pays homage to the city’s Jewish history, art, and culture. Past exhibits have showcased the work of Jewish photographers, sculptors, and painters. Housed in the same community, the Etz Chaim Congregation gathers for weekly prayer services, a monthly speaker series, and all major Jewish holidays.

Portland is also on the Maine Wine Trail, which has 24 wineries. Specifically, Portland wine lovers can unwind at Cellardoor Winery, Sweetgrass Winery & Distillery, and Blue Lobster Urban Winery.

Transportation

Greater Portland METRO consists of bus, metro, ferry, and Amtrak services. All buses meet ADA accessibility standards. Seniors, people with disabilities, and Medicare cardholders all qualify for fare discounts. Additionally, The League of American Bicyclists named Portland, ME the second most friendly city in the country for bikers.

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