Piper Shores Resident Receives MHCA Lifetime Achievement Award

Edward Campbell, Jr. was one of 32 recipients statewide honored at the 2023 Remember ME Recognition Ceremony Edward “Ted” Campbell Jr., age 91, was chosen to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Maine Health Care Association’s (MHCA) 20th Annual 2023 Remember ME Photography Exhibit & Recognition Ceremony, which took place on Tuesday, May 9th… Read more »

Piper Personalities: Meet The Hadlock’s & The Giasi’s

Joanne Hadlock and MaryEllen Giasi, two loving sisters now in their late 70’s who reside on the Piper Shores retirement campus, never imagined that they would live a life as wondrous as this one – let alone have the opportunity to share it together.  The sisters, along with their husbands, recently sat down with the… Read more »

Resiliency and Resident Governance at Piper Shores

Resident Association President Susan Russell opened the January 26, 2023, Resident Association meeting with a New Year’s resolution to “refill my tank of resilience.”  Now in her fourth year as president, Susan pointed to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, a 42-year-old who recently resigned her position proclaiming that “My tank is empty” after three…

“We Were Pioneers.”

June Martin recalls 20 years at Piper Shores June and Russell Martin were among a small group of resident pioneers who gathered 20 years ago to mark the grand opening of Piper Shores. “We were among those who actually cut the ribbon on that day,” recalls June with a warm smile. Now aged 95, and… Read more »

Piper Shores Endowment Fund Committee Sets New Goals

When the Piper Shores’ founders—including longtime resident Mert Henry—envisioned what Piper Shores could be, they sought to establish a place that would foster a sense of community and belonging. They sought to create a lifecare retirement community that would be resilient to financial storms and other uncertainties. In their wisdom, they created the Piper Shores’… Read more »

Meet the Residents: Rosemary and Thor Apthorp

Rosemary and Thor are enjoying their second retirement. Their first retirement involved moving to Somesville, Maine on Mount Desert Island, where – after full careers in teaching, providing addiction therapy and having a psychotherapy practice – they planned to enjoy an active retirement and embrace the great Maine outdoors skiing and sailing. They did all… Read more »