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Elders - Maine and Regional
in Maine - AARP is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization
for people 50 and over. AARP provides information and resources; advocates
on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; and assists members to serve
Home Care & Hospice - AHCH provides home care and hospice
services for 100 communities in Androscoggin, Franklin, Oxford and northern
Agency on Aging - The Aroostook Agency on Aging provides support
for seniors and caregivers in the county.
of Maine - This organization
offers mental health support for any age through case management, outpatient
treatment, and community support.
Maine Area Agency on Aging - The area agency on aging
for in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock and Washington counties provides
information and referral, outreach, consumer advocacy, transportation
and meals for elders.
Independence of Maine - EIM is Maine's Home Care Coordination
Agency. It connects people throughout Maine with home care services.
Maine - ElderWeb is a national site that provides information
for elders on long-term care, legal issues, housing and a searchable database
of organizations. This link is their information for Maine.
Transportation Network (ITN) - The Independent Transportation
Network (ITN) is a non-profit transportation service for seniors and people
with visual impairments. The ITN uses automobiles and both paid and volunteer
drivers to provide door-to-door service, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
People who use the service open accounts and pay for their rides by the
Alzheimer's Association -Maine Alzheimer's Association is a statewide
resource for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, the association
provides a helpline, support groups, information and supported referral.
Center on Aging - This center is based at the University
of Maine at Orono and provides education, research, and community service.
Legal Services for the Elderly - Maine Legal Services for the
Elderly provides free, high quality legal assistance to socially and economically
needy Maine residents age 60 and older.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program -A Swedish word, Ombudsman (pronounced om-budz-man) is a specially
trained advocate who is given authority under federal and Maine law to
investigate and resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, long-term
Rx Plus — Maine Rx Plus is a new benefit sponsored
by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to help reduce the high cost
of prescription drugs for qualifying Mainers.
Lifelong Learning Institute -
This site is a University of Southern Maine program for older adults to
attend college classes. All information is provided on site to register.
Directory for Older People in Maine -
This is a roster of information that was assembled by the Office
of Elder Services (OES). It primarily lists contact phone numbers for
various elder services.
Spectrum - This is an area agency on aging serving the counties
of Lincoln, Kennebec, Knox, Sagadahoc (includes the towns of Brunswick
and Harpswell), Somerset and Waldo. Programs include meals on wheels,
information and referral, and assistance with filling out paperwork and
Plus - Support for elders in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford
counties includes transportation, meals, caregiver supports, information
and referral on a wide variety of topics.
Maine Area Agency on Aging -
The Area Agency on Aging for the counties of Cumberland and York in Maine.
Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging (SMAAA) provides information, referral
and various programs for older adults to maintain their independence.