COVID19 Testing Update, Round 2

We are pleased to share that the Maine CDC HETL lab has informed us that the second round of testing of our Holbrook Health Center staff and residents all returned negative.  We are very pleased that both rounds of testing reflected negative results. We remain grateful for the tremendous work of our clinical leadership team… Read more »


COVID-19 Testing Update

Piper Shores’ first priority has always been the health and well-being of our residents and staff. Since the start of the global pandemic, we have worked tirelessly to keep our campus COVID-19 free, and for the first six months of the outbreak, we have done just that. Unfortunately, last week we learned that a Holbrook… Read more »


A Thoughtful – and Gradual – Plan for Reopening

There’s no doubt that our community, our country, and our world are going through some very tough times. The extreme hardships caused by Covid-19 reach beyond nearly anything we could have imagined. As of this writing, Piper Shores has been extraordinarily fortunate to experience no diagnosed cases of the Coronavirus on our campus. Part of… Read more »


June Update on Covid at Piper Shores

As summer is fast approaching, we realize we are now past two months with sheltering in place protocols. We continue to be grateful to not have any COVID-19 confirmed cases on our campus. These protocols have been difficult for both residents and staff, but commitment and compliance by all remain imperative. We maintain Governor Mills’… Read more »



Signs of Hope in the Era of COVID-19

As the early signs of spring arrive on the Piper Shores campus, we find ourselves in unsettling and unfamiliar territory. Yet, despite the many challenges faced by our friends, our families, and others across the world, it can be helpful to pause and reflect on the many blessings around us. Red-winged blackbirds and red-breasted robins… Read more »



Piper Shores Announces Resident Art Show

The show will take place in two locations on campus, including the new Bigelow Arts Center On Saturday, June 16, Piper Shores will throw open the doors on its annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show, which draws a large audience of artists and art lovers each year to the Piper Shores’ campus. This year, for… Read more »


Exercise Earns its Rightful Place in Healthcare

“Supporting the health and fitness of our aging population is no longer a luxury. In fact, exercise is now seen as a key modality in healthcare,” according to Dr. Marilyn Gugliucci, professor and director of Geriatrics Education and Research at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Gugliucci is also director of their U-ExCEL… Read more »


Piper Shores Supports Universal Access/ADA Trail in Scarborough

Eleanor’s Trail, a Universal Access/ADA Trail in Scarborough at Pleasant Hill Preserve, accommodates wheelchairs, walkers, and other assistive devices. Not far from Scarborough’s bustling Route 1 corridor, 5 miles from downtown Portland, and bordered on three sides by vibrant neighborhoods, sits a tranquil 135-acre parcel of land that was farmed continuously for over 180 years…. Read more »