|When talking about Residential Care in Maine most people use the term interchangeably with Assisted Living. Assisted Living in Maine is a community thats purpose is to provide residence and assistive services to Maine seniors. Typically Maine Assisted Living communities are designed to feel more home like and have a less institutional feel than a nursing home or hospital. The care level provided at Residential Care Homes and Assisted Living Communities can vary. Some facilities specialize in light amounts of assistance which may include residents who can walk independently but need assistance with medication or bathing. Higher level facilities may provide more involved services such as assistance with all activities of daily living, help getting to and from the dining room and activities programs, or memory care. Maine seniors who live in a high acuity assisted living typically require more attention from the staff.
In Maine Assisted Living facilities also provide activity programs that can vary but usually include opportunities for wellness, educational and entertainment.
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