Beyond Long Term Care, There Is Lifecare

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article entitled “Beyond Long Term Care,” which explores the decisions faced by older Americans as they sort through their retirement savings and senior living options. The article reports that the increasing costs (and decreasing availability) of long term care insurance has pushed many families to consider other options for care… Read more »

Piper Shores Chooses Self-Management

Q&A with Patrick O’Reilly, Piper Shores Board Chair After 12 of years working with an outside management company, Piper Shores has decided to transition to a self-management structure with a Board of Directors, CEO and Leadership Team. The purpose of this transition is to enable the Piper Shores local management team to work more closely… Read more »

Piper Shores celebrates the completion of $8 million Master Campus Plan

Piper Shores held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Founders Room auditorium, fitness center, pool, salon and spa on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Over 300 were in attendance including representatives from Senators Collins’ and Senator King’s offices as well as members of the state legislative delegation. The ribbon cutting ceremony featuring (L-R)… Read more »

Piper Shores welcomes CEO James Adamowicz

Piper Shores recently announced that the Board of Directors has hired James Adamowicz as CEO. Mr. Adamowicz (pronounced Adam-O-vich) will provide strategic vision and leadership as Piper Shores chooses self-management after working with an outside management company for its first 13 years of operation. Mr. Adamowicz brings more than 20 years of management experience in… Read more »

Lifecare: An Effective Way to Manage the Cost of Long Term Care in an Unpredictable Market

Finding comfortable and affordable long-term care for you or for loved ones can be a confusing and frustrating process. The options are seemingly endless, difficult to compare, and in recent years, prices for some long-term care options have skyrocketed, far faster than the rise of inflation. At the same time, long term care insurance companies,… Read more »

Transitioning to Medicare: Tips for Seniors

Transitioning to Medicare, or deciding whether or not Medicare is right for you is a complicated and confusing process. There are hundreds of options, dozens of carriers and minimal guidance available. That’s where independent advisors like Caroline Irwin come in. Ms. Irwin is an independent Medicare insurance broker with Coveside Senior Solutions (CSS) in Portland,… Read more »

Living Well by Living Simple

Dorothy Larson was the youngest of 4 children, raised in Brooklyn, NY. She married at 21 and had 3 beautiful children – each of whom occupies a window full of photos in her apartment at Piper Shores lifecare retirement community. “I have a window for each child and their family,” says Dorothy as she picks up a… Read more »

Piper Shores Marketing Director to Help Advance Economic Development

Andrea Killiard, Marketing Director at Piper Shores, will be accepting a 3-year term on the Board of Directors and Marketing Committee for the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO). Killiard currently serves on the Scarborough Community Chamber as Secretary and Chair of the Marketing Committee. She will continue in these roles in addition to her work… Read more »