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
Bruce Bates, DO 11 Hills Beach Road Biddeford 283-0171
Stephen Doane, MD 28 West Cole Road Biddeford 283-1325
Robert Cote, MD 25A June Street Sanford 324-5968
Denise Fuhrmann, CNS Scarborough 967-2995
Marie Guay, MD Smith House York 351-3140
 

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

Name Address Phone
Douglas T. Brown, MD 5 Hospital Drive York 363-8700
 

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
Wayne Adams 169 Port Road Kennebunk 967-4900
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
 

Respite Care: 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
Southern Maine Agency on Aging   1-800-427-7411
 

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
St Andre's 407 Pool Street Biddeford 282-5171
Atria Kennebunk One Penny Lane Kennebunk 985-5866
Huntington Common 1 Huntington Common Dr. Kennebunk 985-2810, ext. 203
Sacopee Valley Health Center Kezar Falls 625-8658
Newton Center 10 Hillcrest Drive Sanford 490-7608
Pavilion Alz. Care Center 35 July Street Sanford 490-7653
Sentry Hill at York Harbor York 363-5116
Varney Crossing North Berwick 676-2242
York Hospital York 363-4321
 

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

Name Address Phone
Partners In Caregiving, Inc. 38 May Street Biddeford 283-1275
Saco River Adult Day P.O. Box 69, Rt. 1 Waterboro 247-9000
Truslow ADC Facility 333 Lincoln Street Saco 283-0166
The Pavilion ADC 35 July Street Sanford 490-7650
Kennebunk Nursing & Rehab 158 Ross Road Kennebunk 985-7141
 

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
Arcadia Health Care 455 Main St Springvale 1-800-564-8331
Interim Health Care 62 Portland Road Kennebunk 985-8586
Kennebunk Health & Home Care US Route 1, Box 734 Kennebunk 985-4767
Action Nursing Care Old Orchard Bch 934-3868
Caremark, Inc 15 Saco Avenue Old Orchard Bch 885-5600
Comfort Keepers 152 US Route 1,
Scarborough, ME 04074
885-9600
The Nurses Station/Life Church Saco 1-800-310-9252
Gentiva Health Services 2 Saco Island Saco 1-800-280-8202
Visiting Nurse Service 15 Industrial Park Road Saco 284-4566
Home Resource of ME 201 Main Street, Ste. 8 Westbrook 1-800-639-3084
Bridges P.O. Box 2309 Augusta 1-800-876-9212
Visiting Nurse Service 42 Brickyard Court York 363-7632
York Hosp. Home Hlth Care 15 Hospital Drive York 363-4321
 

Residential Care and Assisted Living Facilities: Residential care and assisted living 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
(Alz) Atria Kennebunk 1 Penny Lane Kennebunk 985-5866
(Alz) Huntington Common (AL) 11 Ross Road Kennebunk 985-2810
(Alz) The Pavilion at Goodall 35 July Street Sanford 324-4310
(Alz) Chancellor Place of Saco (AL) 392 Main St. Saco 284-0900
Sentry Hill (AL) at York Harbor PO Box 1400 York Harbor 363-5116
 

Nursing Facilities: Nursing facilities serve people serious medical needs. Those indicated have special care units for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Name Address Phone
(Alz) The Renaissance 355 Pool Street, Box 441 Biddeford 283-3646    
(Alz) St Andre Health Care 407 Pool Street Biddeford 282-5171    
Riverridge 79 Cat Mousam Road Kennebunk 985-3030    
(Alz) Kennebunk Nursing Home 158 Ross Road Kennebunk 985-7141    
Homestead, Inc US Route 1 Kittery 439-2100    
(Alz) Varney Crossing 47 Elm Street North Berwick 676-2242    
Evergreen Manor 328 North Street Saco 282-5161    
Greenwood 1142 Main Street Sanford 324-2273    
Maine Stay Nursing Home 291 Main Street Sanford 324-7999    
(Alz) Newton Center 35 July Street Sanford 324-4310    
Sanford Health Care Facility 863 Main Street Sanford 324-6818    
Harbor Home Norwood Farms Road York 362-2422    

 

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.