- Dirigo Pines
3 Forest Ave, Orono, ME, 04473
Community InformationDirigo 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
* Hair salon
* Media/game room
* Fitness studio
* Arts & crafts studio
* Private doctor
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The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake Staff
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.
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.
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteIndoor Common Areas
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Dirigo Pines
Room Type Assisted Living Studio 1 Bedroom Semi-Private 2 BedroomsDisclaimer: 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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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 FeeDisclaimer: 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 careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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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 Carereviewed 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 Tryreviewed 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 Bewarereviewed 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.