Local farms and farming – a shared and vital passion

Piper Shores and the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust share a common passion for local farms, and the two nonprofit organizations are collaborating in a creative initiative designed to bring greater awareness – and more visitors – to local farm stands. The idea for the farm-stand collaboration was born last winter at a screening of Growing Local, an award-winning… Read more »


Featured Summer Solstice Artist

A Conversation with Resident Karen Walker Piper Shores is getting ready to host its 13th Annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show and the featured artist is resident Karen Walker. Karen is a retired civil servant and cellular geneticist who grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and during the course of her career lived in the Caribbean, Seattle, New Zealand,… Read more »


Volunteer Opportunities Fair 2015

More than 30 nonprofit organizations expected on Piper Shores campus The Piper Shores Volunteer Opportunities Fair is coming again! This year it will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, from 10 AM to 2 PM in the Founders Room. The Fair is part of our expanding emphasis on life enrichment and provides a convenient opportunity for… Read more »


Keeping Residents in Touch the Easy Way – with the TouchTown App!

Keeping up with the numerous day–to–day events and activities at Piper Shores can be a challenge for anyone! Which is why a group of Piper Shores resident-volunteers are participating in a pilot program for a new online app called TouchTown. The Touchtown Resident App is like having a personal concierge at your fingertips. Using the… Read more »


Piper Shores Space and Land Planning Update

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… Read more »


Meet Piper Shores’ Administrator, Rebecca Gagnon

Rebecca Gagnon will oversee Holbrook Health Center, the assisted living and skilled nursing care component of Piper Shores. As Administrator, Gagnon will be responsible for overseeing Holbrook, the assisted living and skilled nursing care component of Piper Shores. Holbrookprovides long-term care, short-term rehabilitationand respite care services to both residents and nonresidents at Piper Shores. As Administrator, Gagnon will manage… Read more »


Scarborough Land Trust Benefits from Piper Shores Resident Ingenuity

Handcrafted wooden signs will mark Land Trust trails thanks to the work of four active residents Forty-seven handcrafted, hand-painted wooden signs will mark the wooded trails and open fields of the Scarborough Land Trust thanks to a group of energetic and talented residents at Piper Shores.  The handmade signs will be used to mark the nature trails… Read more »


Volunteer Opportunities Fair Attracts 30 Nonprofit Organizations

The Piper Shores Volunteer Opportunities Fair scheduled for Wednesday, April 9 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM will feature 30 Southern Maine nonprofit organizations. A Piper Shores Building Community event, the Volunteer Fair commemorates National Volunteer Week and seeks to connect caring individual volunteers with nonprofit organizations. (Read more information about the Volunteer Opportunities Fair). Southern Maine Nonprofit Participants Alzheimer’s Association… Read more »


Camp Ketcha: A refuge, an inspiration, and a neighbor

At Piper Shores, we pride ourselves on how much we care – about our residents, our friends, and our neighbors. And we couldn’t possibly care more about Camp Ketcha, a year-round nonprofit camp that’s transformed the lives of countless Mainers, just down the road from us in Scarborough. Whether they need a donation or a cup… Read more »