News & Updates

Volunteer Opportunities Fair 2019

posted on September 20th, 2019 - Piper Shores’ Volunteer Opportunities Fair is coming again! This year it will take place on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 10 AM to 2 PM in the Founders Room. The Fair is part of Piper Shores’ expanding emphasis on life enrichment and provides a convenient opportunity for our residents and members of the Greater Portland community to come together and meet with as many as… Continue Reading »

Supporting Local Farms

posted on August 23rd, 2019 - An ongoing collaboration between the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust and Piper Shores continues to produce more customers for local farms while supporting membership growth at the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust (CELT). During the growing months over the past two year, anyone who donated $35 or more to CELT received a $10 gift coupon redeemable at five Cape Elizabeth farms.  Piper Shores has long supported land… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Hosts Summer Solstice Resident Art Show

posted on June 4th, 2019 - Details: What:  Summer Solstice Resident Art Show When:  Saturday, June 15, 2019 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM Piper Shores recognizes that there’s a strong connection between creativity and wellness.  That’s why last year Piper Shores celebrated the grand opening of a new art studio and gallery in the heart of our Scarborough campus. A year later, the Bigelow Arts Center has seen significant use and… Continue Reading »

Carol and John Thompson: Creating Impact Together

posted on April 9th, 2019 - The winter of 1962-1963 – ominously known as “The Big Freeze” in Great Britain – was one of the most brutal ever in the United Kingdom. Blizzards swept across England and Wales with gale force winds that brought down trees and power lines. Twenty-foot snow drifts blocked roads and railways, stranding citizens across the country. It was under these unforgiving circumstances that a young Shell… Continue Reading »

Meet Piper Shores’ Board Chair, Robert E. Danielson, Esq.

posted on November 19th, 2018 - Mr. Danielson is no stranger to Piper Shores; he has been a board member since 2015 and served as Vice-Chair since 2017. He comes with years of experience in the senior health care field as an estate planning attorney, and he is a frequent lecturer on various estate planning and real estate topics. In addition to his service at Piper Shores, Danielson is a former… Continue Reading »

Meet Daisy Wilson: Piper Shores Human Resources Director

posted on October 29th, 2018 - 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 to join this very special community,” said Wilson in a… Continue Reading »

Welcome Leanne Fiet, Piper Shores’ First Chief Operating Officer

posted on June 18th, 2018 - 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 at Piper Shores. Her first day on the job was… Continue Reading »

Exercise Earns its Rightful Place in Healthcare

posted on May 22nd, 2018 - 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 Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults, and a Piper… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Announces Resident Art Show

posted on May 18th, 2018 - 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 the first time ever, the show will take place in… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores’ New Asset Manager Takes Customized Approach to Investing

posted on April 12th, 2018 - 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 week of losses, the S&P 500 was below 700 for… Continue Reading »