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Bay Square at Yarmouth

27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth, ME 04096

4.4
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Huntington Common

1 Huntington Common Drive, Kennebunk, ME 04043

4.5
(31 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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....

The Enclave of Scarborough

18 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074

4.2
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Schooner Estates Senior Living

200 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210

4.8
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Atria Kennebunk

One Penny Lane, Kennebunk, ME 04043

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living

86 Holiday Drive, Portland, ME 04103

3.9
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Scarborough Terrace

600 Commerce Dr, Scarborough, ME 04074

4.8
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

75 State Street

75 State St, Portland, ME 04101

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 Highlands

30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086

3.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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....

HarborChase of South Portland (Opening Fall 2021)

25 Country Club Rd, Portland, ME 04106

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We believe in a culture of genuine, heartfelt hospitality. Taking pride in creating a friendly and comfortable atmosphere where you’ll be able to relax and focus on the things you love to do. We like to think of ourselves as one big, extended family. Our love for our residents is evident by our...

Freeport Place

4 Old County Rd, Freeport, ME 04032

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Landing At Saco Bay

392 Main St, Saco, ME 04072

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Ledgeview Assisted Living

92 US Route 1, Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110

4.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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. —...

The Park Danforth

777 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Landing At Cape Elizabeth

78 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Webster Commons

6 Old County Rd, Freeport, ME 04032

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Webster offers personalized assisted living services to 14 residents with memory care deficit who may wander and need to be on a secure unit, in a warm, home-like setting. It is located in a beautiful country setting on Old County Road in Freeport just minutes off the highway, and a short drive...

Foreside Harbor

191 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME 04105

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Country Village Assisted Living

960 Meadow Road Route 121, Casco, ME 04015

(0 review)

Studio

The Shaw House

257 South Street, Biddeford, ME 04005

(0 review)

Studio

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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Yarmouth, Maine

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a community that houses at least two seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with 24-hour care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer care for those who are unable to properly care for themselves.

This type of community is a familiar and comfy living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often admit persons 55 and above rarely heard of in senior care regarding different care types. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from discrimination, get information on services and fees, to manage your money, and be treated with respect. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include specially prepared food, personal clothing, and personal comfort items. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral difficulties, which can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting care, or verbal outbursts. Types of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include 24-hour emergency care, monitoring of medication, help with legal questions, and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance). Nursing homes are required to provide routine personal hygiene items, a professionallly directed program of activities, room and bed maintenance services, and medically-related social services to residents.

Cost of Living

The community where a care community is based can have a significant effect on the price of care. Cost of living is a major factor in selecting which community is best for your loved one’s needs. Yarmouth has a median home value of about $346,877 and the median cost of rent is about $1,630 per month per month. The rent burden for Yarmouth is about 20.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Yarmouth, 11.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 62.6% have a college degree, 24.9% have a graduate degree, and 16.4% have a high-school diploma. The total population of Yarmouth consists of 8,494 people. Yarmouth has a population density of 245 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 46.6% are male and 53.4% are female. The median age of Yarmouth is 49 years old. Out of the total population of Yarmouth, 9.9% have some form of disability, 5.3% live in poverty, 4.9% do not have health insurance, and 61.3% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Yarmouth is 3.3% Asian, 0.4% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.8% Hispanic, 1.0% black, 95.2% white, and 0.1% Native American.

State Information

An overview of Maine

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

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 45 and 36% of its population being over the age of 55. In Maine, 22% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. 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.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Maine drops to around 20F. The average high winter temperature is around 38F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -7F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Maine is 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. On average, the state receives 3.79 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 6.46 inches. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. 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. 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, downy serviceberry, pagoda dogwood, and balsam fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red fox, the white-tailed deer, the eastern cougar, or the caribou. The state animal of Maine is the the moose.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Maine

There are 19 nursing homes near Yarmouth, Maine. See the full list.

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