Assisted Living » Maine » Lewiston

Russell Park Rehabilitation & Living Center

  158 Russell Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

Sarah Frye Home

  751 Washington Street North
Auburn, ME 04210

Heritage Rehabilitation and Living Center

  457 Old Lewiston Road
Winthrop, ME 04364

Bay Square at Yarmouth

  27 Forest Falls Drive
Yarmouth, ME 04096

Birchwoods at Canco

  86 Holiday Drive
Portland, ME 04103

5 Assisted Living Communities in the Lewiston Area

Russell Park Rehabilitation & Living Center

Dedicated to ensuring your stay with us exceeds your expectations

  •  158 Russell Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
  • 103-bed continuing care community located near Bates College in Lewiston
  • We feature our own rehabilitation staff and offer therapy six days a week
  • Twenty-four hour supervision, assistance with activities of daily living, medication administration, meal service, and integrated community activities
  • Our facility offers a resident-use computer, complimentary wireless internet access, and cable television throughout the facility
  • Meals are served in our roomy and well-appointed dining area, which features tableside service

Sarah Frye Home

Sarah Frye Home - Our Home is Your Home

  •  751 Washington Street North, Auburn, ME 04210
  • Semi-private and private rooms available
  • Three home cooked meals served in our dining room daily
  • Resident driven in-house activity program
  • Licensed beautician on site weekly
  • Personal care available 24 hours per day

Heritage Rehabilitation and Living Center

We work to accomplish your goals and exceed your expectations

  •  457 Old Lewiston Road, Winthrop, ME 04364
  • Small 52-bed continuing care community
  • Fine restaurant-style dining allows residents to make meal choices from menus
  • Free wireless internet and a computer access for all residents to use add to the benefits of staying at Heritage
  • A busy Activity program affords residents the opportunity to become involved in the local community
  • State of the art Therapy Room

Bay Square at Yarmouth

Welcome to Bay Square at Yarmouth Senior Living in Yarmouth, ME

  •  27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth, ME 04096
  • A variety of private apartment styles and sizes
  • Bathrooms designed for easy movement and safety
  • Private dining room for special gatherings
  • Beauty & barber shop
  • Located just beyond the beautiful Royal River

Birchwoods at Canco

Let us make your move to Birchwoods at Canco simple!

  •  86 Holiday Drive, Portland, ME 04103
  • Studio and one bedroom apartments with space-maximizing floor plans
  • Spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers for optimum safety
  • Convenient kitchenettes with refrigerator, sink, microwave oven, and roomy cabinets
  • Three restaurant-style meals served daily in our gracious dining room
  • Full-time Activity Director coordinates an array of get-togethers, classes, and interest groups to rejuvenate body, mind, and spirit

What are Assisted Living Communities?

Assisted living communities are not nursing homes. While definitions vary across states, an assisted living community is generally defined as a senior housing residential setting that provides or coordinates personal care services, 24-hour supervision, scheduled and unscheduled assistance, social activities, and some health-related services. Such communities provide a family atmosphere and are designed to accommodate residents’ changing care needs and preferences. They provide or arrange for the provision of daily meals and 24-hour assistance with the activities of daily living to persons living in a group residential community.

Assisted living housing can range from a handful of residents in a single home to hundreds of residents in a community that is comprised of apartment buildings, townhome villas and cottages. Amenities and services can also vary widely, from linen service and housekeeping to movie rooms, chapels, libraries, salons, pubs, billiards, private dining rooms, gyms and pools. Many communities will allow you to bring your own furnishings and in some cases, beloved pets. Personalized assessments upon move-in provide individualized care plans that are revisited regularly and updated as needs change. Some communities are also licensed to provide memory care, for residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, featuring separate dining areas with menus catered to residents’ nutritional needs, secure courtyards and a safe, structured environment.

Who is a candidate for Assisted Living?

Seniors who wish to maintain a level of independence but require help performing daily activities may benefit from personal care communities. It may be time to consider a move to assisted living if the following are issues:

  • Difficulty bathing or getting dressed
  • Poor hygiene
  • Household disrepair or neglect
  • Decreased mobility
  • A recent fall
  • Trouble preparing meals or nutrition needs aren’t being met
  • Missed medications
  • Isolation and loneliness
  • Financial mismanagement

What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)?

Assisted living communities provide help with daily tasks, such as:

  • Meals
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Getting dressed
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Walking
  • Transportation to and from appointments
  • Administration of medication

What are the benefits of Assisted Living?

Not only do assisted living communities provide help with ADLs, they can provide:

  • The security of around-the-clock professional staffing
  • Social engagement in the form of planned outings and activities
  • A healthier lifestyle through nutritious meals and fitness classes
  • More free time because cooking, cleaning, and yard maintenance are someone else’s responsibility
  • Safe and reliable transportation, without auto upkeep or driving in traffic and inclement weather
  • Peace of mind from knowing that you or your loved one is being cared for, and that any changing needs will be addressed, possibly without requiring a move.

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