Meet Piper Shores‘ Director of Community Health Services

In case you haven’t met her yet, Mary DeSallerecently joined Piper Shores as Director of Community Health Services. Please be sure to say hello if you see her on campus! Mary joins us with 25 years of experience at Maine’s leading health care centers, including the University of New England, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, and… Read more »

Piper Shores Awarded National Re-Accreditation by CARF–CCAC

Piper Shores announced today that it has been awarded a Five-Year Term of Re-Accreditation by the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF–CCAC), the nation’s only accrediting body for continuing care retirement communities. In a state with more than 200 nursing, assisted, and retirement communities, Piper Shores remains the only retirement community in Maine to receive this designation…. 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 »

Cottage Living Ideal for Those Transitioning from Private Homes

The cottages at Piper Shores are an unrivaled retirement living choice Piper Shores’ cottages are ideal for those transitioning from private homes to life in an active retirement community. Privately situated in a lovely wooded grove, cottage living at Piper Shores offers all the advantages of lifecare with more space to relax and enjoy retirement. Our newly renovated cottages are… Read more »

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 »