News & Updates - Category: News

Welcome Leanne Fiet, Piper Shores’ First Chief Operating Officer

published on June 18th, 2018 - Leanne Fiet has been visiting Maine for the last 15 years. This time, thankfully, she won’t be leaving. Leanne, her husband John, one golden retriever, and one brown tabby cat, packed up their New Jersey home and moved this month to Falmouth, so that Leanne could assume the newly created position of chief operating officer at Piper Shores. Her first day on the job was… Continue Reading »

MaineBiz: Holbrook Memory Care Residence Opens

published on December 2nd, 2017 -   On Wednesday, November 29, Piper Shores hosted a grand opening event to celebrate the completion of a $14 million, 43,000-square-foot expansion of its new Holbrook Memory Care and Assisted Living residences, situated on the 138-acre Piper Shores campus. The project took 18 months to complete and is expected to expand the employee base to over 240 workers. The new building provides 14 new memory… Continue Reading »

Holbrook Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Soon

published on November 1st, 2017 - Last week (the week of October 23, 2017), we took a video to give you a glimpse of our new offering. Both the memory care and the assisted living  floors include spacious open areas with designated activity rooms. Resident rooms are large and well-appointed with plenty of windows to allow the natural light to permeate the space. Take a quick video tour and stay tuned for our grand opening… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores CEO and Holbrook Health Center Receive Prestigious Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators

published on May 24th, 2017 - Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award Recognizes Administrators and their Centers as High Performing Long Term Care Communities Piper Shores announced today that the American College of Health Care Administrations (ACHCA) has honored James Adamowicz, CEO of Piper Shores and Administrator of record for the Holbrook Health Center, with the 2017 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award uses data driven criteria to recognize high-performing skilled… Continue Reading »

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program Launches at Piper Shores

published on December 22nd, 2016 - The new CNA training program is the result of a partnership with Scarborough Adult Ed and is aimed at training workers for a rapidly growing healthcare need. Piper Shores and Scarborough Adult Education have joined forces to offer a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training program aimed at preparing a workforce to fill what is becoming a significant healthcare shortage across Southern Maine and nationally. According… Continue Reading »

Assisted living construction well underway

published on September 7th, 2016 - Assisted living expansion will include memory care units If you happen to visit Piper Shores this fall (and we hope you do), you will notice that the much-awaited construction of our new Assisted Living and Memory Care units, as well as our new arts building, is in full swing. Moved by increasing demand for memory care both in Maine and right here at Piper Shores, we commenced… Continue Reading »

Credit Rating Company Gives Piper Shores High Marks for Financial Strength

published on July 22nd, 2016 - Two years ago, Piper Shores received a prestigious A- credit rating from Fitch Ratings, and in July the Maine retirement community’s A-credit rating was reaffirmed. Fitch Ratings is one of the country’s three big nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NSRO) designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. What does it all mean? It means that Piper Shores is in the top 5 percent of… Continue Reading »

Meet New Facilities Director Brian Kenney

published on March 7th, 2016 - Brian Kenney recently joined the Piper Shores management team as its new Facilities Director, and he is responsible for overseeing a staff of nine on the 138-acre oceanfront campus comprised of two main buildings and administrative offices, over 160 residences and cottages, a woodshop, and a maintenance building. Kenney is no stranger to Maine having grown up near Fairfield. He attended the Maine Maritime Academy… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Board of Directors Update

published on November 18th, 2015 - Piper Shores is pleased to introduce its newly elected Board of Directors. Stephen deCastro, Chairman Leading the Piper Shores Board of Directors for 2016  is Stephen deCastro, the incoming Chairman. Mr. deCastro is the Maine Market Manager for Key Bank’s Private Banking group. He joined Key Bank in January 2010 after spending 15 years at Bank of America in Maine. He is responsible for leading… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Space and Land Planning Update

published on January 18th, 2015 - By Jim Adamowicz, CEO In the spring of 2014 the Piper Shores board of directors approved a 5-year strategic plan designed to chart the community’s future course. As part of that plan, Piper Shores decided to augment its current continuum of care (lifecare) to include a dedicated Memory Care unit that would be added to Holbrook as well as a new Arts Center for independent… Continue Reading »