The retirement of a lifetime
Inspired living within an active, vibrant community
The Meadows
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Discover, Connect, & Find Your Inspiration
Lifecare community
Embrace life without worry
Unique amenities
Do what you like to do
Minutes from Portland
dining, arts, shopping, and more
Resident Art Show
Saturday, September 23, 2023

Piper Shores Lifecare Retirement Community

Welcome to Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community. Perched on the scenic coast of Southern Maine, Piper Shores is home to active people with a love for life, for ideas, for discussion, activity and engagement. Widely recognized as one of the best places to retire in Maine, Piper Shores offers comfortable surroundings and all the services and amenities you need to make life easy, enjoyable and stimulating. As a resident at one of Piper Shores’ cottages or apartments, you will have time for the important things: family, friends, favorite hobbies like fishing, gardening, golf, traveling, learning something new or simply relaxing.

Retirement living near Portland, Maine

If you want to head farther afield, Piper Shores provides transportation to nearby Portland – Maine’s cultural and recreational center –located just minutes away.

Enjoy the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Stage, and Portland Ovations, or a concert at one of the city’s many venues. Sports fan? Portland is home to the Portland Sea Dogs, the Maine Mariners, the Maine Red Claws, and the Maine Mammoths professional baseball, hockey, basketball, and football sports teams. And if you are a foodie, Portland is the place to be. Named Bon Appetit’s 2018 City of the Year, Portland has a multitude of nationally-acclaimed restaurants and casual dining spots.

Onsite healthcare at Piper Shores

Holbrook at Piper Shores fulfills the promise of lifecare. Located onsite, Holbrook is the assisted living and skilled nursing care component of Piper Shores. Independent living residents enjoy priority access to Holbrook for the same monthly fee as paid for their independent living apartment.

Featuring a resident-centered care model known as PersonFirst®, Holbrook provides health care services including short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, memory support services, and skilled nursing care.

Piper Shores’ uniquely Maine retirement community is also located near several highly rated Portland, Maine area hospitals and trauma centers, outpatient surgical centers, and medical facilities including Maine Medical CenterMercy HospitalOA Centers for Orthopaedicsthe Eyecare Medical GroupCardiovascular Consultants (heart and lungs)Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, and other professional offices throughout Portland, Maine. We’ll always provide transportation to any appointment you may have. 

As Maine’s only CARF/CCAC accredited lifecare community, Piper Shores offers you access to higher levels of care and comfort with senior living arrangements and options unmatched by any other Maine retirement community.

Phil Jean, CEO

Inspired Retirement Living

CEO Phil Jean welcomes you to Piper Shores, sharing all that the community has to offer — from vibrant independent living along the coast of Maine to nearby Portland with renowned food and cultural attractions.

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Vibrant Community
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Vibrant Community

You’ll enjoy a real community at Piper Shores. One that is diverse and lively, joyful and vibrant.

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Independent Living
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Independent Living

Piper Shores offers independent living  and high quality amenities in a spectacular coastal setting.

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Experience a sense of well-being

Be comfortable, healthy, and happy

Lead the life you want at Piper Shores. Practice yoga at sunrise, take a walk at sunset, enjoy a community dinner by the firepit. We provide the opportunities. All you have to do is say ‘Yes’.

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News & Events

CEO Honored with ACHCA Chair Award

CEO Philip Jean has been awarded the Chair Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) Chair of the Board.

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Explore Careers at Piper Shores

Healthcare Career Fair August 1st

Visit Piper Shores on August 1st anytime between noon and 5:00PM and meet your future teammates and residents!

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Positive Rating from Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings has affirmed our community’s rating of ‘A-‘ with a Positive Outlook.

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Bridging Communities: Ketcha Outdoors

Collaborating with Ketcha Outdoors

This partnership, rooted in shared values and a passion for nature, is poised to bring about transformative changes for both parties.

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Overcoming Staffing Challenges

A story of overcoming staffing challenges through cultural reinvention.

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Letter from CEO

2023 Piper Shores Sustainability Plan

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Culinary Institute of America

Now an Approved Externship

Piper Shores has achieved a significant milestone by becoming an approved externship site for the Culinary Institute of America (CIA).

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Explore Careers at Piper Shores

Career Discovery Day March 8th

Visit Piper Shores on March 8th anytime between noon and 5:00PM and meet your future teammates and residents!

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CNO Appointed to ME Board of Nurses

Peter Sullivan, RN, GERO-BC Appointed!

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Autumnal Equinox Resident Art Show

Open to Public: Saturday, September 23

The Piper Shores resident art show makes a fall debut for the first time in over twenty years of exhibiting resident-created artwork. 

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Explore Careers at Piper Shores

Career Fair September 15th

Visit Piper Shores on September 14 anytime between noon and 6:00PM and meet your future teammates and residents!

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Shaping Future Leaders: Internship

Meet Rachel: LeadingAge Summer Intern

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Resident Receives MHCA Award

MHCA Lifetime Achievement Award

Edward Campbell, Jr. was one of 32 recipients statewide honored at the 2023 Remember ME Recognition Ceremony.

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Explore Careers at The Meadows

Meet & Greet June 15th

Come visit our newest campus, The Meadow on June 15 anytime between noon and 6:30PM and meet your future teammates and residents!

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Come Visit!

There’s no better way to experience all that Piper Shores lifecare retirement community has to offer than to see it firsthand. Schedule a tour.

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