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3 Forest Ave, Orono, ME 04473
Care provided: Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Memory Care
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  • Community Information

    Dirigo Pines is an assisted living facility in Orono, ME. Dirigo Pines offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.

    Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Dirigo Pines offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Dirigo Pines provides meals for residents.

    Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help. Making sure residents with diabetes monitor their insulin levels is clearly an important task and Dirigo Pines can help with that task. If a resident needs assistance moving from a bed to a wheelchair, this facility has staff who can help.

    Unique Features

    * Affiliated w/University of Maine
    * Access to school's library, museums, sports facilities, indoor pool, cross-country skiing trails & bike paths
    * Seminars, lectures, academic courses
    * Gathering room w/large fireplace
    * Library
    * Hair salon
    * Media/game room
    * Fitness studio
    * Arts & crafts studio
    * Private doctor
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  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff


    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide standby assistance for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

  • Transportation

    Smoking

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Indoor Common Areas

    Other Services

    Meals

    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Dirigo Pines

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio
    1 Bedroom
    Semi-Private
    2 Bedrooms
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.


    Estimated Fees at Dirigo Pines

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee
    Respite Fee
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee
    Medium Care Needs Fee
    Low Care Needs Fee
    2nd Person Fee
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Community Reviews

reviewed on: 01/30/2018 by Anonymous

Marketing Director [Removed] showed me all residential options at the community. She answered all my questions. I was impressed by the staff, the public areas, the grounds (even though... Read the full review.

Memory Care

reviewed on: 08/21/2013 by Sally

My mother was there for about a year and a half. An RN was always sitting at the nurses' station and the room all went off that area so they had a good bird's eye view of things. The problem with... Read the full review.

A Nice Try

reviewed on: 03/06/2017 by Anonymous

We thought my mom was ready for a community lifestyle but she felt it was not for her. I would recommend them for their services. The community is beautifully maintained and the food is good. The... Read the full review.

Let the Buyer Beware

reviewed on: 01/24/2019 by Davlin

Anyone considering purchasing a cottage at Dirigo Pines should know that you must pay cash and, while the investment is substantial, you will not be allowed to tap into it. You cannot use this... Read the full review.

Caveat emptor!!

reviewed on: 02/10/2019 by Disappointed

While the facilities are generally clean and adequate, the management is dishonest and less than helpful. When my mother moved there, certain commitments were made; commitments that have no... Read the full review.

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