Credit Rating Company Gives Piper Shores High Marks for Financial Strength

Two years ago, Piper Shores received a prestigious A- credit rating from Fitch Ratings, and in July the Maine retirement community’s A-credit rating was reaffirmed. Fitch Ratings is one of the country’s three big nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NSRO) designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. What does it all mean? It means that Piper… Read more »


Meet Piper Shores Residents Karen and Gene Brewer

The Author and Retired Library Director Find Peace, Tranquility, and Fitness Karen and Gene Brewer exude the kind of tranquility and contentment that comes with a long, happy, and adventurous marriage. After reaching pinnacles in both of their careers, they seem relaxed today and ready for the next phase of their life, this time right… Read more »


Where in the World is Jim Adamowicz?

Little did we know it, but Piper Shores CEO Jim Adamowicz has embarked on a global excursion, and the residents of Piper Shores are on the hunt to find him. Yes, it’s a worldwide expedition – if not by virtue of getting on an airplane, then at least by travel of the mind.  The journey… Read more »


Meet New Facilities Director Brian Kenney

Brian Kenney recently joined the Piper Shores management team as its new Facilities Director, and he is responsible for overseeing a staff of nine on the 138-acre oceanfront campus comprised of two main buildings and administrative offices, over 160 residences and cottages, a woodshop, and a maintenance building. Kenney is no stranger to Maine having grown… Read more »


Piper Shores Board of Directors Update

Piper Shores is pleased to introduce its newly elected Board of Directors. Leading the Piper Shores Board of Directors for 2016  is Stephen deCastro, the incoming Chairman. Mr. deCastro is the Maine Market Manager for Key Bank’s Private Banking group. He joined Key Bank in January 2010 after spending 15 years at Bank of America… Read more »


‘Piper Pacers’ raise $3,500 for Alzheimer’s Association

Piper Shores sent a large team of residents and staff – the Piper Pacers – to actively participate in the 2015 Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 26. In fact, Piper Shores was recognized by race organizers for fielding the largest of all teams for the event. With the help of fitness instructors,… Read more »


Life Enrichment – An Enriching Life is the Best Reward

Since its founding, Piper Shores has been dedicated to ensuring full, enriching lives for our residents. Over the past year, we have focused our efforts on implementing our strategic plan built around Life Enrichment, a comprehensive holistic approach to whole-person care based on a nationally recognized personal care approach, the Eight Dimensions of Wellness. Life… Read more »


Building Community with ‘Fresh from the Farm’ Dinner Sponsorship

This past September, Piper Shores was pleased to sponsor the Scarborough Land Trust’s 4th annual fundraising dinner to benefit Broadturn Farm, the Trust’s largest, signature property. The annual Fresh from the Farm dinner raised $20,000, which will help pay for a new roof for the English barn, where receptions at the farm are held and where… Read more »


Farmers market part of healthy eating at Piper Shores

As part of the ongoing effort to enhance the well being of our residents, Piper Shores dedicated this past July as Health and Wellness Month. Each week focused on a different aspect of the theme, with the final week devoted to healthy eating. To close the week, Piper Shores invited Highland Avenue Greenhouse, a local Scarborough… Read more »