Meet Daisy Wilson: Human Resources Director

There’s a new smiling face on the Piper Shores campus. After a comprehensive and nationwide search, Piper Shores has chosen South Freeport native Daisy Wilson for the position of Human Resources Director. Wilson comes to Piper Shores with a well-rounded background in HR management, most recently at United Way of Greater Portland. “I am thrilled… Read more »


Piper Shores Announces Resident Art Show

The show will take place in two locations on campus, including the new Bigelow Arts Center On Saturday, June 16, Piper Shores will throw open the doors on its annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show, which draws a large audience of artists and art lovers each year to the Piper Shores’ campus. This year, for… Read more »


Meet Leanne Fiet, Chief Operating Officer

Leanne Fiet has been visiting Maine for the last 15 years. This time, thankfully, she won’t be leaving. Leanne, her husband John, one golden retriever, and one brown tabby cat, packed up their New Jersey home and moved this month to Falmouth, so that Leanne could assume the newly created position of chief operating officer… Read more »


Exercise Earns its Rightful Place in Healthcare

“Supporting the health and fitness of our aging population is no longer a luxury. In fact, exercise is now seen as a key modality in healthcare,” according to Dr. Marilyn Gugliucci, professor and director of Geriatrics Education and Research at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Gugliucci is also director of their U-ExCEL… Read more »


Piper Shores Resident Art Show

Saturday, June 16 Bigelow Arts Center The show will take place in two locations on campus, including the newly constructed Bigelow Arts Center. On Saturday, June 16, Piper Shores will throw open the doors on its annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show, which draws a large audience of artists and art lovers each year to… Read more »


New Asset Manager Takes Customized Approach

On Friday, March 6, 2009, Peter Robbins, CEO of H.M. Payson received a frantic phone call from an institution in Midcoast Maine. “You’ve got to come up here right away…We have a large benefactor who wants us to sell everything.” It was an historic day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on its fourth straight… Read more »


Arts Building Opens with Invitation to Create

Under a bright sun and bluebird skies, Piper Shores threw open the doors on its new and much anticipated 2,800-square-foot Bigelow Arts Center. Residents, wait list members, and guests attended the Feb. 28 opening, touring the new space, chatting, enjoying hors d’ oeuvres and chilled beverages over an exquisite hand-carved ice bar, and admiring resident… Read more »


Meet the Residents: Rosemary and Thor Apthorp

Rosemary and Thor are enjoying their second retirement. Their first retirement involved moving to Somesville, Maine on Mount Desert Island, where – after full careers in teaching, providing addiction therapy and having a psychotherapy practice – they planned to enjoy an active retirement and embrace the great Maine outdoors skiing and sailing. They did all… Read more »


Meet the Residents: Bruce and Sheila Denny-Brown

If you ever meet Piper Shores’ residents, Sheila and Bruce Denny-Brown, you’ll have the good fortune of meeting a couple that has approached marriage as a true partnership, a good friendship, and an interesting adventure. One senses a deep respect for one another, a kindness, and an unbridled enthusiasm for the diversity and the possibilities… Read more »


Holbrook Memory Care Residence Opens

On Wednesday, November 29, Piper Shores hosted a grand opening event to celebrate the completion of a $14 million, 43,000-square-foot expansion of its new Holbrook Memory Care and Assisted Living residences, situated on the 138-acre Piper Shores campus.  The project took 18 months to complete and is expected to expand the employee base to over… Read more »