Volunteer Opportunities Fair – April 9, 2014

Piper Shores Celebrates National Volunteer Week by Hosting Volunteer Opportunities Fair Piper Shores will host a Volunteer Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM in the newly constructed Founders Room. In recognition of National Volunteer Week, Piper Shores’ Volunteer Opportunities Fair seeks to connect caring individual volunteers with nonprofit organizations from… Read more »

Holbrook Health Center Receives Top Performer Award

Holbrook Health Center at Piper Shores recently received the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) that recognizes skilled nursing facilities for achieving excellence well beyond the Five Star rating system used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more here – ACHCA award.

For Ruth Wiles, every day is independence day

In October 2013, Ruth Wiles fell and broke her wrist. After having her cast taken off six weeks later, she was excited for her life to start getting back to normal – she was able to start driving her car again around Christmastime. This story sounds pretty innocuous, until you realize that Ruth Wiles is… Read more »

Gentle waters, straight ahead

When you see the view of the ocean from Piper Shores for the first time, you feel free. Listening to Dr. Stephen Larned talk about the future, it sure sounds like he’s feeling the same way. “We’ve come around a buoy into gentler water,” he shares. Dr. Larned has been named the new chairman of Piper… 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 »

Not for profit. All for residents.

When it comes time to consider moving to a Continuing Care Retirement Community(CCRC), you will have two different models to choose from – the nonprofit model, and the for-profit model. The distinctions between the two are significant and understanding them goes a long way toward making sure you select the CCRC that best serves your needs…. Read more »

Real Estate Update for Southern Maine

This past April Piper Shores invited the real estate professionals from ReMax Oceanside of Cape Elizabeth, Maine to present a workshop focused on the state of the real estate market and how it has affected retirement planning. Recently, Piper Shores asked ReMax Oceanside for an update on the Southern Maine real estate market. ReMax Oceanside reported… Read more »

Holbrook receives excellence award for memory care planning and development

Holbrook Health Center’s commitment to innovative memory care hasn’t gone unnoticed. During its Celebrating Excellence Awards ceremony on September 26, the Maine Health Care Association gave Piper Shores dedicated skilled nursing facility its Innovative Programming Award for Memory Care Planning and Development. Holbrook, part of the Piper Shores lifecare retirement community in Scarborough, began its memory care initiative in 2011…. Read more »