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Independent Living near Orono, Maine

Dirigo Pines

9 Alumni Dr, Orono, ME 04473

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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...

The Country Villa

509 Kenduskeag Ave, Bangor, ME 04401

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The Country Villa - Supportive Senior LivingThe 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...

Solstice Senior Living at Bangor

922 Ohio Street, Bangor, ME 04401

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Discover the charms of the “Jewel of Maine” city at Solstice Senior Living at Bangor. Located near Husson University and Bangor Mall, Solstice at Bangor offers a bright and open senior living community full of adventure for all residents. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the...

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...

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Birch Bay Retirement Village

25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

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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...

Lonicera Hall

28 Union Street, Saint Stephen, NB E3L1T1

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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....

Schooner Estates Senior Living

200 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210

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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...

Ashton Gardens Gracious Retirement Living

830 Ocean Ave, Portland, ME 04103

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The Woods at Canco

257 Canco Road, Portland, ME 04103

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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,...

The Park Danforth

777 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103

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Seventy Five 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...

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 Managers24/7 Dedicated ConciergesValet...

Ste. Annes Court

81 Duncan Lane, Fredericton, NB E3B9T1

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Aside from three delicious meals a day, engaging activities and social events, scheduled transportation and weekly housekeeping service, residents of Ste. Anne's Court enjoy another luxury: an attentive, hands-on 24-hour staff who makes every effort to ensure those who call us home truly feel at...

Chateau de Champlain

300 Boars Head Road, Saint John, NB E2K5C2

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Situated on beautifully manicured grounds in the charming community of Saint John, you'll love the tasteful elegance of Chateau de Champlain. Our central location allows residents to enjoy all the conveniences of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, health care, dining and many...

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....

Community Living for Elderly

22 Mays Way, Tamworth, NH 03890

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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...

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...

Riverglen House

55 Riverglen Lane, Littleton, NH 03561

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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...

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...

Langdon Place of Dover

60 Middle Road, Dover, NH 03820

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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...

Kittery Estates

220 State Road, Kittery, ME 03904

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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...

Maple Suites

30 Holiday Drive, Dover, NH 03820

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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...

The Residence at Silver Square

100 Sterling Way, Dover, NH 03820

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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...

Brookdale Spruce Wood

25 Worthen Road, Durham, NH 03824

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The Good LifeTucked 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...

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...

Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

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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...

The Residence at Riverbend

149 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938

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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...

Wingate Residences at Haverhill

10 Residences Way, Haverhill, MA 01830

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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...

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...

Birch Heights

7 Kendall Pond Road, Derry, NH 03038

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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...

The Residence at Salem Woods

6 Sally Sweet's Way, Salem, NH 03079

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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...

Briston Manor West

37 Ridgewood Road, Bedford, NH 03110

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PLEASE NOTE: ALL SCHEDULED TOURS MUST BE CONFIRMED BY TELEPHONE.

Bentley Commons at Bedford

66 Hawthorne Drive, Bedford, NH 03110

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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. ...

The Berkeley Retirement Home & Skilled Nursing

150 Berkeley St, Lawrence, MA 01841

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The Woods at Merrimack NOW OPEN

197 Howe Street, Methuen, MA 01844

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Colonial Gardens

105 Cherry Hill Drive, Beverly, MA 01915

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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...

Landmark at Ocean View

3 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915

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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...

Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

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For more than 18 years, Atria Marland Place has been the senior living provider of choice for Andover's wisest older adults. Building on this foundation of trust, they've recently completed a thoughtful, thorough renovation to expand and enhance their community — including the addition of Atria...

Stone Hill at Andover

141 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810

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Stone Hill Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in picturesque Andover, MA is just off I-495 and minutes from the quaint shops and restaurants of historical downtown Andover. This brand new state-of-the-art community is currently under construction and scheduled to open Spring 2019.Stone...

The Residence at Vinnin Square

224 Salem Street, Swampscott, MA 01907

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The Residence at Vinnin Square is a premier Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, coming soon to a quiet, wooded parcel in Swampscott, MA. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the...

Giving Tree Senior Living

1827 Bridge St, Dracut, MA 01826

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Bayberry at Emerald Court

2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876

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Welcome to a new way of life at Bayberry at Emerald Court. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Tewksbury, MA, Bayberry is an assisted living community ideally located just minutes from major shopping, entertainment and medical centers with easy access to I-93 and I-495. Bayberry offers...

Heatherwood

1624 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876

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We believe that Heatherwood 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 Heatherwood, our management teams live...

The Residence at Pearl Street

75 Pearl Street, Reading, MA 01867

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Conveniently located adjacent to the town center of Reading, Massachusetts and within walking distance to the town common, post office, churches, banks, restaurants and many shops and services found in the thriving town center, our community recently received a $3 million full community...

Ledgewood Bay

43 Ledgewood Dr, Milford, NH 03055

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Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living, Independent Living & Memory Care is nestled in a quaint planned community in beautiful Milford, New Hampshire. This picturesque hilltop, with fantastic views of the White Mountains, community is close to Route 3, 101 and 101A and centrally located near numerous...

The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176

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The Residence at Melrose Station opened the summer of 2017 and offers 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and...

Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

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At Atria Maplewood Place, you'll find a friendly, family-like environment in a peaceful New England town. Residents are close to shopping, the theater, movies, places of worship and Revere Beach. Atria Maplewood Place combines the convenience of city life with the comforts of country living.Atria...

Summer Place

20 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824

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Summer Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. History comes alive at Summer Place. Located in the heart of Chelmsford, the town square dates back to the 1600's and we're just ten minutes from Walden Pond. Beyond heritage, you'll enjoy the convenience of...

Orono, Maine

Independent Living

For those who wish to live primarily without assistance but would like the convenience of having housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect choice. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is maintained, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they choose, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to balance when determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your care plan: Waiting list deposit, field trips, wellness program, initial assessment fee, move-in fee, utilities, internet access, and private phone. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, community activities, concierge services, private rental hall, and transportation.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a major factor in determining which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Orono is around 16.5% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Orono is about $1,117 and the median home value for Orono costs around $186,398.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Orono is 0.8% Native American, 2.1% black, 3.4% mixed race, 1.8% Hispanic, 3.0% Asian, 0.1% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 90.7% white. In Orono, 4.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Currently, the population of Orono consists of 10,914 people. Orono has a population density of 231 people per square mile. In Orono, 4.0% are widowed, 55.2% participate in the labor force, 11.0% have some form of disability, and 6.4% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 15.7% have a high-school diploma, 58.9% have a college degree, and 31.8% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Orono is 22 years old.

State Information

An overview of Maine

Residents of Maine enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 39th in the United States. 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average Maine citizen is ranked 32nd nation-wide. Additionally, Maine is ranked 19th by healthcare standards. There are 38 general hospitals and 115 health centers that provide care for 1,341,753 Maine residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maine are Northern Light Health, Maine Medical Center, and Northern Maine Medical Center.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Maine ranks 49th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. Twenty-two percent of Maine residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 1,574 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-14%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Maine there are 185 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 48% of Maine residents voted Democrat and 45% voted Republican. In Maine, 36% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 45.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. 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. 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. The average air quality index rating in Maine is 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 44.2 AQI. 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 downy serviceberry, bog rosemary, pagoda dogwood, and red maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the caribou, the large baleen whales, the moose, or the meadow jumping mouse. The state animal of Maine is the the moose.

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