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Elder Care Resources

GENERAL ELDER SERVICES

Bowdoin College Anthem Employee Assistance Program (EAP)      1-800-647-9151

  • Assistance in locating and referral to: adult day care, cancer centers, hospice programs, in-home services, skilled nursing providers, retirement facilities
  • Identification of community services and support groups
  • Your EAP Newletter - Winter 2011 has a great article on recognizing when an elder relative, friend or family member might need help!

101ElderCare.com

  • General resources and options for older populace throughout Maine

Care.com

  • Care.com serves as a source of care providers for the elderly, adults and children.  All caregivers are background checked and thoroughly reviewed by online security experts.  Visitors to the site can check out potential caregivers and their availability, etc. in any part of Maine.
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    • Non-medical services and products that provide physical, social, or personal value to maximize functional independence and socialization for older populace
    • division of SeniorsPlus, the Area Agency on Aging for western Maine
    • EIM connects people throughout the state of Maine with home care services using access to over 150 local home and community-based care providers throughout the state.
    • services range from transportation to extensive in-home care.
    •  a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families
    •  free services to the elderly, disabled and homebound individuals living in Sagadahoc county and the Brunswick area, to help them remain independent in their homes.
    • Screened and trained volunteers, depending on their individual availability, donate an hour or two of service to elderly and disabled people every week or every other week.
    • People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults
    • Activities joining the older generation to others to build community for all ages
    • Fee-based weekday respite for caregivers
    • Provides activities designed to encourage personal well being and strengths of the person you are caring for
    • Specialized care available for those experiencing memory loss or Alzheimer’s
    • Resources and community centers across the state of Maine
    • Home delivered meals program for 60+ year old populace
    • Fee-based non-medical services including companion care, homemaking, personal care, handyman and chores, bookkeeping/paperwork, and transportation.
    • Professional Geriatric Care Management
    • free, high quality legal services to Maine’s socially and economically needy elderly age 60 and over.
    • Client education materials 
    • convenient low-fare local bus running hourly schedules in and around Brunswick
  • Southern Maine Agency on Aging     1-877-353-3771

    Aging Excellence      771-0991

    Bath Area Senior Citizens      443-4937

    Elder Care Network of Lincoln County      563-2148

    Elder Care Options in Brunswick 

    Elder Independence      1-888-234-3920

    Elder Care Locator      1-800-677-1116

    Greater Bath Brunswick Elder Outreach       837-8810

    People Plus – Brunswick 

    Respite Care– Bath/Brunswick       729-8571 

    Spectrum Generations/Meals on Wheels          1-800-639-1553                 

    Neighbors       729-5444

    LEGAL SERVICES

    Legal Services for the Elderly      1-800-750-5353


    HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES

    Home Care and Where to Find It  - DHHS, State of Maine

    CHANS Home Health Care (a division of MidCoast Hospital)       207-729-6782

    Interim Health Care, Brunswick     725-7201

    TRANSPORTATION

    Coastal Trans

    Brunswick Explorer

    Brunswick Taxi