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Elders - Maine and Regional

AARP in Maine - AARP is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization for people 50 and over. AARP provides information and resources; advocates on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; and assists members to serve their communities.
http://www.aarp.org/statepages/me.html

 

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice - AHCH provides home care and hospice services for 100 communities in Androscoggin, Franklin, Oxford and northern Cumberland counties.
http://www.ahch.org/

 

Aroostook Agency on Aging - The Aroostook Agency on Aging provides support for seniors and caregivers in the county.
http://www.aroostookaging.org/

 

Community Counseling of Maine - This organization offers mental health support for any age through case management, outpatient treatment, and community support.
http://www.commcc.org

 

 

Eastern Maine Area Agency on Aging - The area agency on aging for in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock and Washington counties provides information and referral, outreach, consumer advocacy, transportation and meals for elders.
http://www.eaaa.org/

 

Elder Independence of Maine - EIM is Maine's Home Care Coordination Agency. It connects people throughout Maine with home care services. 
http://www.elderindependence.org/

 

Elderweb: Maine - ElderWeb is a national site that provides information for elders on long-term care, legal issues, housing and a searchable database of organizations. This link is their information for Maine. 
http://www.elderweb.com/home/

 

Independent Transportation Network (ITN) - The Independent Transportation Network (ITN) is a non-profit transportation service for seniors and people with visual impairments. The ITN uses automobiles and both paid and volunteer drivers to provide door-to-door service, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. People who use the service open accounts and pay for their rides by the mile. 
http://www.itninc.org/

 

Maine Alzheimer's Association -Maine Alzheimer's Association is a statewide resource for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, the association provides a helpline, support groups, information and supported referral. 
http://www.mainealz.org/

 

Maine Center on Aging - This center is based at the University of Maine at Orono and provides education, research, and community service.
http://www.umaine.edu/mainecenteronaging/missstate.htm

 

Maine Legal Services for the Elderly - Maine Legal Services for the Elderly provides free, high quality legal assistance to socially and economically needy Maine residents age 60 and older.
http://www.mainelse.org/

 

Maine Long Term Care Ombudsman Program -A Swedish word, Ombudsman (pronounced om-budz-man) is a specially trained advocate who is given authority under federal and Maine law to investigate and resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, long-term care consumers.
http://www.maineombudsman.org/

 

Maine Rx Plus — Maine Rx Plus is a new benefit sponsored by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to help reduce the high cost of prescription drugs for qualifying Mainers.
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mainerx/

 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - This site is a University of Southern Maine program for older adults to attend college classes. All information is provided on site to register.
http://www.usm.maine.edu/eap/seniorcollege/

 

Resource Directory for Older People in Maine - This is a roster of information that was assembled by the Office of Elder Services (OES). It primarily lists contact phone numbers for various elder services. 
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/resource.htm

 

Senior Spectrum - This is an area agency on aging serving the counties of Lincoln, Kennebec, Knox, Sagadahoc (includes the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell), Somerset and Waldo. Programs include meals on wheels, information and referral, and assistance with filling out paperwork and application forms. 
http://www.seniorspectrum.com/

 

Seniors Plus - Support for elders in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties includes transportation, meals, caregiver supports, information and referral on a wide variety of topics.
http://www.seniorsplus.org

 

Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging - The Area Agency on Aging for the counties of Cumberland and York in Maine. Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging (SMAAA) provides information, referral and various programs for older adults to maintain their independence.
http://www.smaaa.org/

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