Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Services

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

Geriatricians: Physicians specializing in the care of the elderly.

Name Address Phone
Neurologists: A referral from a primary care physician is usually required for a neurologist, who specializes in brain diseases and disorders.
Name Address Phone
Bernard Vigna, MD 2 Davenport Circle, St3 32 Bath 442-8199

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.

Name Address Phone
Lawyer Referral and Information Service   1-800-860-1460
Legal Services for the Elderly   1-800-750-5353
Volunteer Lawyers Project   1-800-442-4293
Linda Wood 12 Court Street Bath 442-8780
Jane Quirion 60 Main Street Topsham 725-2477

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:

Name Address Phone
Senior Spectrum   1-800-639-1553

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

Name Address Phone

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

Name Address Phone
Plant Memorial Home 1 Washington Street Bath 443-2244
(Alz) Respite Care 150 Congress Avenue Bath 729-8571
Sky-Hy Adult Day Care 32 Sky-Hy Drive Topsham 725-7577

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.

Name Address Phone
Bridges   1-800-876-9212

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

Name Address Phone
Eight Hundred Eight High St 808 High Street Bath 443-9783
Hillhouse, Inc 166 Whiskeag Road Bath 443-6301
Pleasant View Ranch 12 Chestnut Street Richmond 273-2245
Three North Pleasant St 3 North Pleasant Street Richmond 582-8656
West Gate Estates 49 S Pleasant Street Richmond 737-4122
Harlow House 281 Meadow Road Topsham 725-8495
(Alz) The Highlands (AL) 26 Elm Street Topsham 725-2650

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

Name Address Phone
(Alz) Winship Green Nursing Care 51 Winship Street Bath 443-9772


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.