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Useful Links

Useful Links

We've compiled the following links to websites providing relevant services and information.

Care Managers, Services and Resources

AARP Prepare to Care booklet for family caregivers 

Alzheimer's Association's LiveWell Online Resources provide individuals living in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia's with information on living a quality life for as long as possible.

ElderCare Matters 15 Top Senior Resources Flyer

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Care Planning Council's Long Term Care Link

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

No Place Like Home is a local volunteer organization in Kennebunk, Maine helping older adults thrive in their homes and neighborhoods. Download the flyer for information on the many no cost services this organization provides.

HomePay "Nanny Tax" requirements for household employers in each state.

HomePay "Nanny Tax" Maine the specific page relating to Maine, including the IRS mileage rate and Maine's new minimum wage rate.  

Southern Maine Agency on Aging

The Guide To Fire Safety For People With Disabilities


Elder Abuse Resources

24-Hour Hotline "Through These Doors", 1-800-537-6066 or 207-874-1973

National Council for Aging Care's Guide on Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Institute of Maine & Martha's Cottage

National Clearinghouse for Abuse in Later Life


End-of-Life Planning Resources

The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.

POLST, Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatments


Estate Planning, Probate and Other Legal & Financial Resources

Alzheimer's Association, Legal Issues 

New Credit Report & Criminal Background Report Requirement Important information from York County Probate Court regarding new guardians and conservators (effective May 7, 2015).

DocuBank Emergency Card. We arrange this service for clients who so choose.

Elderlife Financial Services. Assistance and funding for a move to senior living.

Legal Services for the Elderly (Maine)

Maine DHHS Adult Protective Services 

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Reverse Mortgage Alert. A consumer guide to reverse mortgage information.

Your Guide to Reverse Mortgages

Best Reverse Mortgage Article Ever

Big Horizon Mortgage Company 

Wall Street Journal article on reverse mortgages



This Consumer Affairs guide compares life insurance options and why it is important women have coverage.


LGBT Community

SAGE (Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders)

SAGE Maine

What Same Sex Couples Need to Know


Long Term Care

Maine DHHS MaineCare Eligibility Manual Maine's rules that implement the federal Medicaid program in regard to eligibility criteria and process.

Maine Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

National Care Planning Council's Long Term Care Link

U.S. DHHS National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information



Maine Community Foundation

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Foundation Center


Residential Care Resources

About Assisted Living

Assisted Living Today

CareLike comprehensive database locator for finding local care support

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

Find assisted living, independent living, memory and Alzheimer's care, retirement communities and more

Nursing Home Compare contains detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.



Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit

VeteranAid.Org, The Aid and Attendance Program

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