Finding Help : Hospice

Listings for health care services that specialize in end-of-life care for the terminally ill, either in their homes or at specialized medical facilities. Hospice services place a particular focus on patients' emotional well-being, and on the relief and prevention of suffering and pain.

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Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice

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

Bangor Area Visiting Nurses/Hospice of Eastern Maine

One of three home care agencies merged under the umbrella of Eastern Maine Home Care, this agency provides eastern and central Maine residents with home care and hospice services. Services are paid for by public and private sources, or directly by patients and their families, tax-exempt donations help cover the cost of care provided to the uninsured or underinsured.

CHANS Home Health Care & Hospice Services

Providing professional, medically-based support in life’s final stages from a team associated with Mid-Coast Hospital.

Hancock County Home Care and Hospice

One of three home care agencies merged under the umbrella of Eastern Maine Home Care, this agency provides Hancock County residents with home care and hospice services. Services are paid for by public and private sources, or directly by patients and their families, tax-exempt donations help cover the cost of care provided to the uninsured or underinsured.

Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine

A non-profit trade association whose members include home health care providers, hospice providers and other health care organizations.

Hospice locator

This site will locate hospice/palliative care providers. You look for a specific organization or just enter your ZIP code. Refine the search by requesting certain services (inpatient, grief counseling).

The site is sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Hospice of Southern Maine

A nonprofit Hospice organization and operator of the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Services include home assistance, pain management and bereavement services for families and caregivers. Income-eligible patients can qualify for subsidized care.

Maine Hospice Council & Center for End-of-Life Care

The Council provides education and technical assistance regarding end-of-life care, as well as advocacy for terminally ill and bereaved persons.

Maine Long-Term Care Ombudsman

A nonprofit agency authorized by state and federal laws to investigate complaints related to nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. Also provides advocacy on behalf of home care service recipients and hospice care recipients.

MaineGeneral Home Care and Hospice services

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

Miles & St. Andrew Home Health & Hospice

In association with Miles and St. Andrews hospitals, a hospice team of professionals and volunteers provides a full range of services, including pain management, symptom control, medications, supplies and equipment, bereavement care, family counseling, therapies and respite care.

  • Phone: (207) 563-4592
  • Location: 40 Belvedere Rd. Damariscotta, ME 04543
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Visiting Nurses of Aroostook/Hospice of Aroostook

Provides comprehensive in-home health and hospice services for Aroostook County residents. Although VNA home care services are paid for by public and private sources, or directly by patients and their families, tax-exempt donations help cover the cost of care provided to the uninsured or underinsured.

VNA Home Health & Hospice

Affiliated with Mercy Hospital, VNA’s hospice services team includes nurses, social workers, bereavement support counselors and volunteers.

  • Phone: (800) 757-3326
  • Location: 50 Foden Road, Suite 3, South Portland
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Waldo County Hospice Services

Associated with Waldo County General Hospital, this program supports the patient and their family in making the best decision for care, whether: in their own home; in the home of family or a friend; in the Hospice Unit at the hospital; in a long-term care facility.

York Hospital Hospice

A service of York Hospital in partnership with Merrimack Valley Hospice, offers comfort care and palliative services for patients nearing the end-of-life.