Piper Shores Continuing Care Retirement Community

(9)
15 Piper Road, Scarborough, ME, 04074

Reviews of Piper Shores | Continuing Care Retirement Community


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4.8

July 26, 2011

By randydavis56

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mother has lived here since 2001. She and my dad moved there and had a 2 bedroom apartment. They really enjoyed living there, it's a lovely place with superior amenities. When my dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2004 my mom became his full-time caregiver. In 2009, while battling Parkinson's-related dementia he moved to the assisted living section. This was a wonderful facility and provided what he needed. However, when he became uncontrollable and fell he was put into the skilled nursing unit. Piper Shores does not have a memory care/dementia unit so his care was quite problematic. He ended up dying in hospice from a CDif infection in November of 2009. A long and frustrating battle for he, my mom and my brother and I. My mom still lives in Piper Shores.
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About Piper Shores


Among Maine retirement communities, Piper Shores is Maine's first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community. Piper Shores is also the only retirement community in Maine to be accredited by CARF/CCAC.

Offering independent living apartments and cottages and high quality amenities in a spectacular coastal setting near Portland, Maine, Piper Shores gives you the freedom to pursue an active lifestyle and the retirement of your dreams. As a lifecare retirement community, Piper Shores provides residents with the peace of mind of never having to worry about making new plans to move as health concerns arise over time. That's because Piper Shores lifecare retirement community combines all the advantages of independent living plus guaranteed priority access to onsite assisted living and skilled nursing care if needed. Lifecare at Piper Shores also means that you will always have a predictable monthly payment regardless of your level of care. Unlike other retirement communities in Maine, Piper Shores' entrance fee for independent living Apartments and cottages is Ninety percent (90%) refundable to residents. The refund will either go to their estate or to the resident directly if they move out on their own.

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