7 Assisted Living Facilities in Augusta, ME

The Inn at City Hall

1 Cony Street, Augusta, ME
Quinn27: "While visiting relatives at the Inn At City Hall I could not help but be impressed with the city. Maine is a beautiful area and this assisted living facility is no different. It is a historic building that use to be the city hall but was p... (read more)
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Snow Pond Residential Care Center

888 Pond Road, Augusta, ME
Caring104487650: "I am currently at Snow Pond Residential Care Center, and it seemed to me that this place is a little crowded. The food is good, and they are strict to each calorie a day. This coming Friday, we are going to have a Christmas party. "
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Hillside Terrace of Hallowell

21 Warren St, Hallowell, ME
Hillside Terrace of Hallowell is located in a historic mansion in Hallowell, Maine, near the shops and restaurants of Water Street. Visitors describe this facility as clean, neat and elegant, and they praise the home-like atmosphere and the... (read more)
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Woodlands Assisted Living of Hallowell

152 Winthrop Street, Hallowell, ME
Woodlands Assisted Living of Hallowell is located in Hallowell, Maine, near Interstate 95. This facility is close to historic Water Street and its many antique shops, boutiques and restaurants and is also not far the Maine State Museum. Rev... (read more)
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Balsam House

256 Gorden Road Route 135, Readfield, ME
Reviewer121098350: "We have placed Mom at Balsam House. It is small, but the owners are very personable. Currently, they only have eight residents, but they are expanding though. They’re putting in 16 beds this coming summer. It is very small and very quaint.... (read more)
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Woodland Assisted Living

147 West River Road, Waterville, ME
Sunshine13: "5 star. Awesome staff. Very clean environment. "
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Captain Lewis Residence

270 Maine Ave, Farmingdale, ME
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At A Glance

There are 7 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Augusta is $2,125 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Augusta

Augusta is the capital of Maine so the town offers many historical sites to explore Augusta's past. It also offers plenty of outdoor recreation from golf to fishing and features 10 assisted living facilities, two within the city limits and eight in nearby areas, including Waterville, Farmingdale and Readfield. These assisted living facilities help with basic everyday tasks, such as washing and getting dressed, to more advanced care, and they cater to a variety of needs. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Augusta

  • With an average annual temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit and an average annual snowfall of 72 inches, Augusta, ME, may not be an attractive option to seniors who dislike cold weather.

  • The cost of living in Augusta, ME, is 7.6 percent lower than the national average and 10.8 percent lower than the state average, making it a more affordable option for seniors in the northeast. 

  • The overall crime rate in Augusta is 44 percent higher than the national average. Overall, the rate of reported crime is 132 percent higher than the state average. Augusta may not be a safe area, as the rate of violent crime is 235 percent higher than the state average.

  • The Augusta area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the MaineGeneral Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Augusta is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.

  • Augusta has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Spectrum Generations’ Cohen Community Center, an organization that provides seniors with a variety of activities and special events, as well as two other senior centers.


Paying for Assisted Living in Augusta

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Maine

$5,450.00 Brunswick
$4,650.00 Auburn
$4,000.00 US

Assisted Living costs in Augusta start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Augusta and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Augusta

The state of Maine runs a Medicaid program named MaineCare. MaineCare provides residents that are financially and medically eligible with funding to stay in an assisted living community. Unlike some states, Maine may cover the entire cost of an assisted living facility. 

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Maine page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Maine page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Augusta

Augusta and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Augusta

Augusta-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Maine are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Maine page for more information about these laws.