Piper Shores Resident John Thompson Honored with MBE Award From King Charles III for Outstanding Service to Masiphumelele, South Africa

In December, 85-year-old John Thompson and his wife Carol were overwhelmed with emotion as they received a long-awaited award that marked a significant moment in their lives. Residents of Piper Shores, the couple dedicated 25 years to founding and building Masicorp, a nonprofit organization in Masiphumelele, South Africa. Their tireless efforts have been recognized with… Read more »

Autumnal Equinox Resident Art Show

The Piper Shores resident art show makes a fall debut for the first time in over twenty years of exhibiting resident-created artwork.  The newly named “Autumnal Equinox Resident Art Show” will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 1:00 – 4:00PM on the Piper Shores Oceanside campus in Scarborough.  This year’s art show was… Read more »

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 »