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Scarborough Terrace

600 Commerce Dr, Scarborough, ME 04074

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Scarborough Terrace is a gracious, comfortable assisted living community where we provide a full complement of supportive services and amenities including 24/7 care tailored to meet the individual needs of each resident. Residents enjoy a variety of social, cultural and educational activities....

The Enclave of Scarborough

18 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074

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Located just seven miles south of Portland, The Enclave of Scarborough is a vibrant senior living community where older adults can live more independently, with discreet support from a caring, 24-hour staff.Enclave of Scarborough is convenient to local beaches, nature preserves, shopping and...

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...

HarborChase of South Portland (Opening Fall 2021)

25 Country Club Rd, South Portland, ME 04106

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The Landing At Cape Elizabeth

78 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

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75 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...

The Park Danforth

777 Stevens 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,...

Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

86 Holiday Drive, Portland, ME 04103

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Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living located in beautiful Portland, Maine, combines the care seniors need, the convenience they value, and the independence they cherish.Birchwoods at Canco is beautifully designed with spacious common areas to enjoy with family and friends. Our gracious dining room...

Ashton Gardens Gracious Retirement Living

830 Ocean Ave, Portland, ME 04103

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The Shaw House

257 South Street, Biddeford, ME 04005

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We are a geriatric residential assisted living, honoring aging in place, providing end-of-life care, respite care, and adult day care services. We have both private and semi private rooms, with all the comforts of home. It's important our clients maintain the ability to do at they want when they...

Foreside Harbor

191 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME 04105

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Foreside Harbor is a premier assisted living community modeled after traditional New England style inns. Our 28 private apartments combine the luxury of oceanside living with a level of quality care that provides you with the independence you cherish. Situated on the shores of Casco Bay, Foreside...

Ledgeview Assisted Living

92 US Route 1, Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110

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Ledgeview Assisted Living — When living alone is no longer an option and a nursing home isn't the answer. Ledgeview Living — where winter brings the warmth of a crackling fire in our fireplaces and summer evening breezes bring the scent of pint trees and seasonal flowers. —...

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....

Atria Kennebunk

One Penny Lane, Kennebunk, ME 04043

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Atria Kennebunk is a friendly, upscale senior community nestled nearby the rocky shores of the Maine coast. Residents can enjoy the coziness of the gracious common rooms and choose from over 250 activities each month, including concerts in the park, local theatre, shopping trips, and walks along...

Bay Square at Yarmouth

27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth, ME 04096

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Like a grand seaside inn, Bay Square at Yarmouth extends a warm and majestic invitation to all who come its way. Inside, the atmosphere is filled with joy of family, fond memories and proud traditions. Welcome to Senior living 'the way it was meant to be!' Splendidly located just beyond the...

Freeport Place

4 Old County Rd, Freeport, ME 04032

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Freeport Place offers personalized assisted living services to 30 residents in a warm, home-like setting. It is located in a beautiful country setting on Old County Road in Freeport, right next to the Freeport Country Club Golf Course. Located close to Ll.Bean and downtown Freeport, just minutes...

Country Village Assisted Living

960 Meadow Road Route 121, Casco, ME 04015

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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....

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...

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Scarborough, Maine


Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the choice to continue to live their active lives while assuring their fundamental needs have been fulfilled. Frequent needs such as housekeeping and meal planning are accounted for, which permits occupants more free time to live active lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies differ 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 a variety of expenditures and benefits to consider when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the care plan: meals, utilities, parking, Waiting list deposit, cable TV, private phone, internet access, and move-in fee. The amenities that pertain to independent living include laundry service, game/TV room, community activities, transportation, private rental hall, restaurant-style dining hall, security guards, and concierge services.


Cost of Living

Senior living community price is affected by the neighborhood in which it is located. The rent burden for Scarborough is around 18.4% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Scarborough is around $1,608 and the median home value for Scarborough is around $336,324.


Demographics and Values

In Scarborough, 9.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Scarborough, 4.6% are widowed, 69.1% participate in the labor force, 10.0% have some form of disability, and 5.1% live in poverty. Of the population of Scarborough 21.1% have a high-school diploma, 18.5% have a graduate degree, and 53.1% have a college degree. The current population of Scarborough consists of 19,620 people. Scarborough has a population density of 159 people per square mile. Demographically, Scarborough is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 90.4% white, 5.2% Asian, 0.3% other or not specified, 2.2% mixed race, 1.5% black, 0.4% Native American, and 2.2% Hispanic. Based on gender, 52.5% are female and 47.5% are male. The median age of Scarborough is 46 years old.


State Information

An overview of Maine

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 standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Maine ranks 39th in the nation. There are 38 general hospitals and 115 health centers that provide care for 1,341,753 Maine residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Northern Light Health, Maine Medical Center, and Northern Maine Medical Center.


Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 48% of Maine residents voted Democrat and 45% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 45 and 36% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 22% of Maine’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,574 different congregations. 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 of Maine ranks 49th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.


State-wide weather information

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. 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. 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. 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. Maine experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of November at around 77%. 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 red maple, bog rosemary, balsam fir, and hackmatack. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the caribou, the large baleen whales, the meadow jumping mouse, or the coyote. The state animal of Maine is the the moose.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Maine

The Landing At Cape Elizabeth, All American Assisted Living at Kingston and Stone Hill at Andover are the top rated independent living facilities near Scarborough, Maine. See full list of communities.

There are 30 independent living facilities near Scarborough, Maine. See the full list.

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