News & Updates

Building Community reinforces healthy resident connections

posted on September 12th, 2016 - Faced with the rise of conditions like diabetes, depression, and obesity, communities across America are beginning to ask themselves how they can provide more opportunities for healthy connections. Understanding that community connection is one of the keys to good health and long-term happiness, Piper Shores fosters community inside and outside the Piper Shores campus. Inside the campus, this takes shape in the form of activities for… Continue Reading »

Assisted living construction well underway

posted 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

posted 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 Piper Shores Residents Karen and Gene Brewer

posted on June 6th, 2016 - The Author and Retired Library Director Find Peace, Tranquility, and Fitness Karen and Gene Brewer exude the kind of tranquility and contentment that comes with a long, happy, and adventurous marriage. After reaching pinnacles in both of their careers, they seem relaxed today and ready for the next phase of their life, this time right here in Scarborough, Maine. With a gentle, welcoming manner and… Continue Reading »

Where in the World is Jim Adamowicz?

posted on June 2nd, 2016 - Little did we know it, but Piper Shores CEO Jim Adamowicz has embarked on a global excursion, and the residents of Piper Shores are on the hunt to find him. Yes, it’s a worldwide expedition – if not by virtue of getting on an airplane, then at least by travel of the mind. The journey started at Piper Shores in April, and the first stop… Continue Reading »

Meet New Facilities Director Brian Kenney

posted 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

posted 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 Pacers’ raise $3,500 for Alzheimer’s Association

posted on November 10th, 2015 - Piper Shores sent a large team of residents and staff – the Piper Pacers – to actively participate in the 2015 Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 26. In fact, Piper Shores was recognized by race organizers for fielding the largest of all teams for the event. With the help of fitness instructors, a ‘Couch to 5K’ eight week training program that focused… Continue Reading »

Life Enrichment – An Enriching Life is the Best Reward

posted on November 9th, 2015 - Since its founding, Piper Shores has been dedicated to ensuring full, enriching lives for our residents. Over the past year, we have focused our efforts on implementing our strategic plan built around Life Enrichment, a comprehensive holistic approach to whole-person care based on a nationally recognized personal care approach, the Eight Dimensions of Wellness. Life Enrichment at Piper Shores is dedicated to the belief that… Continue Reading »

Building Community with ‘Fresh from the Farm’ Dinner Sponsorship

posted on November 6th, 2015 - This past September, Piper Shores was pleased to sponsor the Scarborough Land Trust’s 4th annual fundraising dinner to benefit Broadturn Farm, the Trust’s largest, signature property. The annual Fresh from the Farm dinner raised $20,000, which will help pay for a new roof for the English barn, where receptions at the farm are held and where the farm’s Summer Farm Camp takes place. Broadturn Farm… Continue Reading »