Tag Archives: Androscoggin

Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter

Provides education and training programs throughout Maine and a round-the-clock telephone Helpline for information, consultation, referral services and care management services.

  • Phone: 24 hour helpline: 1-800-272-3900 Office: 772-0115
  • Location: 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough
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Androscoggin County affordable housing complexes

Provides residential units administered by the Maine State Housing Authority.  Rent is categorized as Income Based, which means tenants generally pay about 1/3 of their household income on rent; or Rent Restricted, which means that rents are typically based on a specified percentage of the median income for the area.

Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice

Provides home care services, end-of-life hospice care and bereavement support services.

Auburn Housing Authority

Administers Section 8 vouchers and public housing.

Avesta Housing

Affordable housing developer and manager of affordable apartments in southern Maine (mostly York and Cumberland counties, plus Livermore Falls), including many age-restricted units. Also operates the Inn at Village Square 37-bed assisted living facility in Gorham.

Community Concepts

The Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides assistance for income-eligible households to offset the rising costs of home energy, whether you have wood, electric, gas or oil heat. The benefit is paid directly to client’s fuel vendor of choice.

Community Concepts

Offers door-to-door rides to help MaineCare patients and elderly people get to critical medical appointments.

Food pantries in Androscoggin County

Eligible seniors can receive food assistance from local pantries.

Maine Medical Center Geriatric Center

Outpatient geriatric programs. Services include a Falls Clinic for strength and balance, general geriatric assessments, and a dementia evaluation center.

In dementia evaluations, a collaborative team consisting of a geriatrician, nurse and social workers can make a diagnosis of dementia or memory disorder, provide information about the disease, and offer access to resources for appropriate care.

MaineGeneral Home Care and Hospice services

In-home health and rehabilitation services, hospice care, and palliative care.

Seniors Plus

Western Maine’s Agency on Aging — a regional hub of resources, programs and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of older adults and their families. Programs include in-home care services, Meals on Wheels, counseling and support groups.

Seniors Plus: Nutrition services

Western Maine’s Agency on Aging — a regional hub of resources, programs and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of older adults and their families. Programs include Meals on Wheels, LunchPlus Cafes and Around Town Cafes.

  • Phone: 795-4010
  • Location: 8 Falcon Rd., Lewiston

Western Maine Transportation Services

Wheelchair lift-equipped buses or passenger assist-equipped vans provide transportation to MaineCare-covered medical appointments.