Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Services

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Androscoggin County

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Evaluation:  Through a comprehensive assessment, a team consisting of a geriatric physician and/or nurse, social worker and specialized staff determine the type of memory disorder or dementia.  Information about the disease and assistance in obtaining the necessary resources to provide the most appropriate care are provided.  Maine’s evaluation centers are listed below:

  • The Center for Healthy Aging,
    • Bangor, Maine
    • TEL:(207) 973-7094
  • Community Health and Counseling Services and Maine Coast Physician’s Affiliate,
    • Bangor, Maine
    • TEL: (207) 947-0366
  • AGES Program, University of New England,
    • Biddeford and Portland Maine
    • TEL: 1-800-930-2437 and (207) 283-4882
  • The Alzheimer’s and Memory Center, Eastern Neurology Associates,
    • Bangor, Maine
    • TEL: (207) 947-0558
  • Memory Clinic, Cary Medical Center,
    • Caribou, Maine
    • TEL: (207) 498-3111 ext. 1394
  • Gardiner Evaluation Unit,
    • Gardiner
    • TEL: (207) 626-1773
  • MMC Geriatric Center,
    • Portland & Scarborough
    • 871-2847

Geriatricians:  Physicians specializing in the care of the elderly.

  • Maxwell Barus, MD
    • DFD Russell Med Ctr.
    • Leeds, Maine
    • TEL: 524-3501
  • JabbarFazeli, MD
    • 100 Campus Ave, Ste 102
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 755-3360

Neurologists:  A referral from a primary care physician is usually required for a neurologist, who specializes in brain diseases and disorders.

  • Daniel Bobker, MD
    • 287 Main St, Ste 404
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 795-2927
  • Stephanie Carinci, MD
    • 99 Campus Ave, Ste 402
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 777-4455
  • Carl Robinson,MD
    • 99 Campus Ave, Ste 402
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 777-4455
  • Walid Nasr, MD
    • 76 High Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 777-1887

Elder Law Attorneys:  Specifically knowledgeable about the laws and regulations that affect the elderly, including powers of attorney, guardianship, transfer of assets and Medicaid and Medicare.

  • Legal Services for the Elderly
    • TEL: 1-800-750-5353
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Service
    • TEL: 1-800-860-1460
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project
    • 1-800-442-4293
  • Carlin & Kienitz
    • 1 Wakefield St
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 783-8500

In-Home Respite:  Funds are available through the Partners in Caring Program to pay for in-home respite and overnight respite at home or in a facility to give caregivers some time off.  With temporary relief, families may be able to care for the person with dementia at home much longer than would otherwise be possible. For more information, contact:

  • Western Area Agency on AgingSeniors Plus
  • 1-800-427-1241 or 795-4010

Support Groups:  Led by an experienced facilitator, caregivers have the opportunity to share experiences and get support and emotional encouragement from others.

  • Clover Manor
    • 440 Minot Avenue
    • Auburn, Maine
    • TEL: 784-3573
  • D'Youville Pavilion
    • 102 Campus Street
    • Lewiston
    • TEL: 777-4200
  • Russell Park Manor
    • Lewiston
    • TEL: 786-0691
  • The Lamp
    • 664  Lisbon Street
    • Lisbon
    • TEL: 353-4318

Adult Day Services:  Day care centers provide a safe, structured setting, which can help to maintain functioning as long as possible.

  • Auburn RCF
    • 185 Summer Street
    • Auburn
    • TEL: 786-0676
  • Clover Manor
    • 440 Minot Avenue
    • Auburn
    • TEL: 784-3573
  • W.T. Twarog Senior Ctr.
    • 368 Minot Avenue 
    • Auburn
    • TEL: 783-9288
  • Montello Caring Hands Adult Day
    • 540 College Street
    • Lewiston
    • TEL: 783-2039
  • The Lamp
    • 64 Lisbon Street
    • Lisbon
    • TEL: 353-4318

Home Health Agencies:  Visiting nurses, home health aides, personal care assistants, and homemakers can provide services in the home ranging from personal care to health care and professional care.

  • Clover Home Health Care
    • 440 Minot Avenue
    • Auburn, Maine
    • TEL: 784-3573
  • Gentiva Health Services
    • 475 Pleasant Street
    • Auburn, Maine
    • TEL: 782-5767
  • Bridges
    • P.O. Box 2309
    • Augusta, Maine
    • TEL: 1-800-876-9212
  • Androscoggin Home Care&Hospice
    • P.O. Box 819
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 777-7740
  • Griffiths Assoc
    • 918 Sabattus Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 782-1680
  • Helping Hands
    • 671 Main Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 777-5294
  • Interim Health Care
    • 675 Main Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 783-6700
  • NE Home Therapies
    • 21 Westminster Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 784-1056

Residential Care Facilities / Assisted Living Facilities with Alzheimer’s Units:  Residential care and assisted living (AL) facilities serve individuals who need supervision, but do not yet have the medical problems that require nursing home placement.

  • Alz Clover Manor
    • 440 Minot Avenue
    • Auburn, Maine
    • TEL: 784-3573
  • Schooner Estates (AL)
    • 200 Stetson Road
    • Auburn, Maine
    • TEL: 784-2900
  • Alz Marshwood Ctr
    • 33 Roger Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 784-0108
  • Alz Russell Park Manor
    • 158 Russell Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 786-0691
  • Alz The Lamp
    • 64 Lisbon Road
    • Lisbon, Maine
    • TEL: 353-4318
  • Alz Parkview NH & Rehab Ser
    • 45 Fiorica Road
    • Livermore Falls, Maine
    • TEL: 897-6748

Nursing Facilities with Alzheimer’s Units:  Nursing facilities serve people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias who have medical needs that require nursing care.

  • Alz Clover Mano
    • 440 Minot Avenue
    • Auburn, Maine
    • TEL: 784-3573
  • Alz D'Youville Pavilion
    • 102 Campus Avenue
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 777-4200
  • Alz Marshwood Ctr 
    • 33 Roger Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 784-0108
  • Alz Montello Manor II
    • 540 College Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 783-2039
  • Alz Russell Park Manor
    • 158 Russell Street
    • Lewiston, Maine
    • TEL: 786-0691
  • Alz Parkview NH & Rehab Ser
    • RFD 1, Fiorica Road
    • Livermore Falls, Maine
    • TEL: 897-6748
  • Alz The Lamp
    • 64 Lisbon Road
    • Lisbon, Maine
    • TEL: 353-4318

For More Information Call:

The Alzheimer’s Association
Maine Chapter
Portland, ME

TEL: 1-800-660-2871

This list does not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation.