Is Long-Term Care Insurance Needed at Piper Shores?

One of the questions most frequently asked by new residents of Piper Shores is whether or not to keep a long-term care insurance (LTC) policy upon move-in. Given that Piper Shores is a lifecare retirement community – licensed by the Maine Bureau of Insurance as a Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC – the question… Read more »


Holbrook Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Soon

Last week (the week of October 23, 2017), we took a video to give you a glimpse of our new offering. Both the memory care and the assisted living  floors include spacious open areas with designated activity rooms. Resident rooms are large and well-appointed with plenty of windows to allow the natural light to permeate the space. Take a… Read more »


Piper Shores Elects Five New Board Members and Two New Officers

Piper Shores recently announced that its board of trustees has elected five new board members and two new officers to its 14-member board. “The Board of Trustees of Pipers Shores is delighted to be welcoming five extraordinary new board members to our roster, each of whom has a profound understanding of issues related to finance and investing,… Read more »


Piper Shores CEO and Holbrook Health Center Receive Prestigious Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators

Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award Recognizes Administrators and their Centers as High Performing Long Term Care Communities. Piper Shores announced today that the American College of Health Care Administrations (ACHCA) has honored James Adamowicz, CEO of Piper Shores and Administrator of record for the Holbrook Health Center, with the 2017 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award uses… Read more »


Piper Shores Hosts Firefighters from Maine and Russia for Project Brotherhood

Firefighters from Portland, Maine and Archangel, Russia recently stopped by Piper Shores for a discussion in the Founder’s Room. The firefighters are working together to learn each other’s best practices and to share training expertise and techniques as part of Project Brotherhood. Project Brotherhood promotes exchanges between the firefighters in Greater Portland and the City… Read more »


Piper Shores Supports Universal Access/ADA Trail in Scarborough

Eleanor’s Trail, a Universal Access/ADA Trail in Scarborough at Pleasant Hill Preserve, accommodates wheelchairs, walkers, and other assistive devices. Not far from Scarborough’s bustling Route 1 corridor, 5 miles from downtown Portland, and bordered on three sides by vibrant neighborhoods, sits a tranquil 135-acre parcel of land that was farmed continuously for over 180 years…. Read more »


Meet Piper Shores Resident Angela Absher

“You don’t come to Piper Shores to let go of life—you come here to be able to live it more fully.”  ~Angela Absher When you meet Angela Absher, you have the distinct impression of encountering a woman who has spent a lifetime pushing against social norms.  Angela, a self-described nomad, has travelled around the world more than once and… Read more »




Building the Foundation for a Strong Future

Great buildings do not spring up from shifting sands. Instead, they come from a solid, intentional foundation that is built with deliberation and a broad sense of purpose. For Piper Shores, 2015 was a year dedicated to building the strongest possible foundation to serve our community well into the future. This foundation began with identifying… Read more »