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Senior housing types near Harpswell, ME

  • The Highlands

    The Highlands

    30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086
    (7)
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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. Residents...

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  • The Woods at Canco

    The Woods at Canco

    257 Canco Road, Portland, ME 04103
    (25)
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    The Woods at Canco provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the unspoiled beauty of Portland's rugged countryside, you'll love the elegant grace of our facilities and the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, healthcare,...

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  • Sable Lodge Senior Resort

    Sable Lodge Senior Resort

    74 Running Hill Rd, South Portland, ME 04106
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    Sable Lodge Senior Resort is a 55 and over all-inclusive rental community. There is no buy-in and we also have a 30 day money back guaranty during your first month. Your monthly rent includes the following services at no additional charge or gratuity. Live in Managers 24/7 Dedicated Concierges Valet...

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  • Schooner Estates Senior Living

    Schooner Estates Senior Living

    200 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210
    (17)
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    A warm welcome starts here. At Schooner Estates, everyone feels at home. It's an easy place to feel settled. The central Maine setting is picture-perfect, the lifestyle first-class. In this welcoming community, retirement is a new beginning. Schooner Estates Retirement Community provides an...

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  • Huntington Common

    Huntington Common

    1 Huntington Common Drive, Kennebunk, ME 04043
    (29)
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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....

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  • Sentry Hill At York Harbor

    Sentry Hill At York Harbor

    2 Victoria Ct, York, ME 03909
    (14)
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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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  • Wentworth Home

    Wentworth Home

    795 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820
    (4)
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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 employees,...

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  • Kittery Estates

    Kittery Estates

    220 State Road, Kittery, ME 03904
    (16)
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    Kittery Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in Kittery with easy access to Portsmouth, Kittery Estates is the home you've been waiting for. We're conveniently close to Kittery Outlet Malls, other shopping opportunities and excellent medical...

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  • Langdon Place of Dover

    60 Middle Road, Dover, NH 03820
    (20)
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    Please note that the Assisted Living and Memory Care is private pay only. We do not accept Medicaid on either unit. Additionally electric scooters and electric wheelchairs are not permitted. Self propel wheelchairs only and resident must resident on first floor. We have two elevators with three...

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  • Maple Suites

    Maple Suites

    30 Holiday Drive, Dover, NH 03820
    (22)
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    Maple Suites provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within 31 acres of woods, you'll love the peaceful tranquility of our beautiful facility hidden away in the trees. We're just one mile away from downtown Dover, shopping, excellent healthcare and...

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  • The Residence at Silver Square

    The Residence at Silver Square

    100 Sterling Way, Dover, NH 03820
    (3)
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    Imagine finally having the time to do the things that make you happy: Catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language, or just relaxing with the people you enjoy. Imagine life without the worries and stresses of maintaining a home. Imagine you...

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  • Brookdale Spruce Wood

    Brookdale Spruce Wood

    25 Worthen Road, Durham, NH 03824
    (17)
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    The Good Life Tucked into more than 15 beautiful acres in the stunning city of Durham, New Hampshire, your new community will feel like home from the moment you arrive. Known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), we provide everything from independent and assisted living to memory care...

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  • Parker Ridge

    Parker Ridge

    63 Parker Ridge Lane, Box 290, Blue Hill, ME 04614
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    The place to retire in Downeast Maine. Just south of Blue Hill, Maine, on a peninsula dotted with gracious summer homes, is a pleasant and welcoming community on 28-acres surrounded by woods and walking trails and commanding stunning views of Blue Hill Bay. This is Parker Ridge. With panoramic views...

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  • All American Assisted Living at Kingston

    All American Assisted Living at Kingston

    193 Main St, Kingston, NH 03848
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    All American Assisted Living at Kingston is a residential community for seniors who are looking for social interaction, personal care services, and leisure pursuits. A subsidiary of Kaplan Development Group, a leader in the field of assisted and independent living, All American offers our residents...

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  • Atria Merrimack Place

    Atria Merrimack Place

    85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950
    (21)
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    Atria Merrimack Place in Newburyport, MA in Essex County is a senior living community for active, independent-minded seniors. Our community resides on beautiful grounds, with lush greenery in a quiet residential area. We're located in close proximity to the Interstate 95 and surrounded by the...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Bangor

    Solstice Senior Living at Bangor

    922 Ohio Street, Bangor, ME 04401
    (16)
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    Solstice Senior Living of Bangor provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in picturesque grounds in the charming community of Bangor, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of the town. We're just minutes from...

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  • The Country Villa

    The Country Villa

    509 Kenduskeag Ave, Bangor, ME 04401
    (14)
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    The Country Villa - Supportive Senior Living The Country Villa is a Supportive Senior Living Community owned and operated by Volunteers of American Northern New England. Since 1896 Volunteers of America has helped seniors live in safety, comfort, and dignity. Our mission is to provide residents with...

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  • Wingate Residences at Haverhill

    Wingate Residences at Haverhill

    10 Residences Way, Haverhill, MA 01830
    (1)
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    Wingate Residences at Haverhill is a state of the art, private, residential community with 64 apartments, offering 24 hour supportive care for seniors interested in maintaining active lifestyles while planning for future needs. The Neighborhood also includes 20 apartments with support for memory...

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  • The Residence at Riverbend

    The Residence at Riverbend

    149 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938
    (5)
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    The Residence at Riverbend is a new rental community that has already established an outstanding reputation on the North Shore and beyond! Our dedication to an impeccable standard of quality in every aspect of the Riverbend lifestyle is evident in all we do; for instance our programs are created in...

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  • Summit by Morrison

    Summit by Morrison

    56 Summit Dr, Whitefield, NH 03598
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    Built on our commitment to excellence, Summit by Morrison is a first-of-its-kind senior living community in the heart of northern New Hampshire. Located on a sloping hillside with sweeping views of Dalton Mountain, Summit by Morrison is a community that provides a full continuum of care all on one...

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  • Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge

    Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge

    38 N Shore Rd, Derry, NH 03038
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    Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge is a New Facility located on 7 acres overlooking Beaver Lake. Spacious Private Rooms and built with all the latest Life Safety amenities, it is rated as one of The Nicest Small Bed Facilities in New England. Owned and operated by Karen4Elders, LLC, Karen and...

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  • Birch Heights

    Birch Heights

    7 Kendall Pond Road, Derry, NH 03038
    (48)
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    Birch Heights provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the scenic town of Derry, you'll love the quiet elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of being in the heart of it all. We may have a small town feel, but...

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  • Birch Bay Retirement Village

    Birch Bay Retirement Village

    25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    (14)
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    Birch Bay Village is the area's premier retirement community overlooking Frenchman Bay on Mount Desert Island. Bordering Acadia National Park, this vibrant community has a rich assortment of recreational activities close at hand. There are hiking and carriage trails, restaurants, an 18-hole golf...

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  • The Residence at Salem Woods

    The Residence at Salem Woods

    6 Sally Sweet's Way, Salem, NH 03079
    (13)
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    Resting on a beautiful campus in Salem, New Hampshire, The Residence at Salem Woods is a brand new community scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The community will offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care services to seniors. The Residence at Salem Woods is proudly operated by...

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  • Dirigo Pines

    Dirigo Pines

    9 Alumni Dr, Orono, ME 04473
    (7)
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    Dirigo Pines is an independent living, assisted living, specialized care, and memory care community situated in picturesque Orono, Maine. Residents choose from a wide range of lifestyle options and styles designed for comfort and convenience. At Dirigo Pines residents can stroll along the beautiful...

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  • Riverglen House

    Riverglen House

    55 Riverglen Lane, Littleton, NH 03561
    (2)
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    A locally-owned and managed Senior Community in downtown Littleton, NH. A unique setting on the banks of the Ammonoosuc River with immediate access to Littleton's vibrant Main Street, named one of the Nation's 'Ten Best' Fifty resident apartments, each with kitchenette and private bath. Three...

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  • Bentley Commons at Bedford

    Bentley Commons at Bedford

    66 Hawthorne Drive, Bedford, NH 03110
    (20)
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    Opened in 2008 and located in one of the most charming communities in the State of New Hampshire, Bentley Senior Living is a state of the art community that offers a full compliment of amenities and supportive services designed to maximize independence and encourage a healthy, active lifestyle. ...

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  • Briston Manor West

    Briston Manor West

    37 Ridgewood Road, Bedford, NH 03110
    (15)
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    Welcome to Briston Manor West where our residents feel pampered while living independently! We are a friendly 55+ retirement community located in the heart of Bedford, NH. Our community offers a supportive environment to independent seniors who are looking for a secure place for retirement. We offer...

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  • Colonial Gardens

    Colonial Gardens

    105 Cherry Hill Drive, Beverly, MA 01915
    (31)
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    We believe that Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement...

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  • Sacred Heart Apartments

    Sacred Heart Apartments

    23 Hawley Street, Lawrence, MA 01843
    (2)
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    The brand new Sacred Heart Apartments include 44 affordable one and two bedroom rental apartments. In order to qualify, at least one member of the household must be 55 years of age or older. Sacred Heart Apartments is a pet-friendly and entirely Smoke-Free Community. This restoration of three...

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  • Landmark At Ocean View

    Landmark At Ocean View

    3 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
    (16)
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    Landmark at Ocean View is a beautifully renovated historic building in the heart of downtown Beverly, close to shops, restaurants, churches, the public library and the town common. A community penthouse offers dramatic views of the ocean and city. One monthly fee includes both personal care and a...

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  • Ashton Gardens Gracious Retirement Living

    Ashton Gardens Gracious Retirement Living

    830 Ocean Ave, Portland, ME 04103
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  • The Woods at Merrimack NOW OPEN

    The Woods at Merrimack NOW OPEN

    197 Howe Street, Methuen, MA 01844
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  • Community Living for Elderly

    22 Mays Way, West Ossipee, NH 03890
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  • The Berkeley Retirement Home & Skilled Nursing

    150 Berkeley St, Lawrence, MA 01841
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Harpswell, Maine

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without personal care assistance but wish for the advantage of having chores and housekeeping maintained by professionalls, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect choice. Basic chores such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they choose, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of private health care professionalls, they always have the option. There are a variety of benefits and expenses to consider when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in the plan: cable TV, transportation, housekeeping, laundry, internet access, initial assessment fee, Waiting list deposit, and meals. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include community activities, security guards, game/TV room, golf course, transportation, concierge services, restaurant-style dining hall, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. Monthly, the median price for rent in Harpswell is around $1,119 and the median home value for Harpswell is around $377,314. The rent burden for Harpswell is about 15.8% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Harpswell is 0.6% mixed race, 0.2% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, 0.0% other or not specified, and 99.3% white. In Harpswell, 14.4% of the citizens are veterans. Of the population of Harpswell 23.8% have a high-school diploma, 20.1% have a graduate degree, and 48.3% have a college degree. In Harpswell, 8.0% do not have health insurance, 8.0% live in poverty, 56.5% participate in the labor force, and 9.9% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 55.0% are female and 45.0% are male. The median age of Harpswell is 58 years old. Currently, the population of Harpswell consists of 4,857 people. Harpswell has a population density of 77 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Maine

The natural beauty of Maine is ranked 39th in the nation. Maine is ranked 32nd in quality of life and 19th in healthcare. There are 38 hospitals and 115 health centers that service a population of 1,341,753. Northern Light Health, Maine Medical Center, and Northern Maine Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Maine has a cost of living index of 117.2, a grocery index rating of 107.0, and a housing index rating of 123.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Maine ranks 49th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Maine is 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 44.2 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Maine is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of November at around 77%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 20F. The average high winter temperature is around 38F in 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 82F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. 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 hackmatack, red maple, bog rosemary, and downy serviceberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern cougar, the caribou, the red fox, or the moose. The state animal of Maine is the the moose.