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Assisted Living in Squirrel Island, ME

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    Our Senior Living Advisors live in the Squirrel Island area and can provide you with an insider's view of local communities including pricing information and distinctive features.

    Request information online by filling out the form to the right or call us at 855-363-2002 for a no-cost, in-depth assessment of your senior care needs. Our compassionate advisors can help you find the best Squirrel Island assisted living facilities for your unique needs and budget.

    Cities near Squirrel Island offering memory care options
    Southport | East Boothbay | West Boothbay Harbor | South Bristol | Boothbay | Isle of Springs | Georgetown | Trevett | New Harbor | Pemaquid | Chamberlain
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  • Facts about Squirrel Island

    Squirrel Island is also known as: Squirrel Island.

    Squirrel Island, Maine is a summer resort colony off the coast of Boothbay Harbor. The origin of the name is not related to its squirrel population, since according to island chronicler Charles McLane "[s]quirrels do not inhabit the island (or if they do now, they did not in early times according to local pundits)," but, rather, refers to the shape of the island which, when seen from above, resembles a squirrel holding an acorn.Farmers and sheep herders have resided on Squirrel Island since the American Revolutionary War. The summer colony was created with the formation of the Squirrel Island Association in 1871 as a village corporation within the town of Southport, the first of a handful of communities so governed in the state of Maine. The "village corporation" adds an additional layer of control within the town government to meet the island's unique needs that arise from the fact that most island residents are not year-round residents of the Town of Southport and therefore have no right to vote in local elections. Squirrel Island pays taxes to Southport and receives funds for necessary services (like roads) from that town; however an additional tax (the "Squirrel Island Special Tax") is levied that is completely locally controlled and spent.Residents of Squirrel Island are subject to the Laws of the United States, State of Maine, Lincoln County, Southport Island, and Squirrel Island. Additionally, most land parcels are leased from the Squirrel Island Association, subjecting the leasee to land use rules similar to a restrictive covenant or homeowner's association. There are approximately 100 parcels, each with one one-family cottage. Most cottages were first built between the 1870s and 1920s; however, most have been remodeled and enlarged over the years.Squirrel Island has no industry, and residents must vacate for the winter due to the above-ground plumbing which is drained to prevent freezing. Residents enjoy beaches, tennis, boating, a local restaurant, library, and chapel. The island receives telephone, electric and water utilities via undersea cables and pipes from the mainland. Residents are not allowed vehicles and must walk on a network of paved sidewalks. A ferry boat (the Novelty) runs regular trips from Boothbay Harbor. Being a summer colony, the island is popular among young adults in search of a summer job (working at venues such as the local restaurant or the historical society, among others).

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55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, physical therapy can be done on-site by a visiting physical therapist, staff is available help with your blood sugar management, residents who need help with medication management can be given reminders and be monitored to make sure they are taking their medications, full-service medication administration is available, and residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
Animal care is available for residents, Kosher food is provided, the minimum allowable age of residents is 45, a dentist visits this location regularly, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this location, complimentary transportation is on hand for residents, and full tubs are available.
Tasty and wholesome meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, complimentary transportation is on hand for residents, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, hospice is an option available at this location, respite care is offered, and residents can arrange for a room at this property that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, caregiver staff can deal with any wandering issues residents may have, this property administers patient medications, trained staff can assist with injectable medication, this community provides complimentary transportation, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and respite care is offered.
Appetizing and nutritious meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, 65 is the minimum age allowed for residents, a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, physical therapy can be done without leaving the community by a visiting physical therapist, the facility has staff that can help you with your insulin to manage diabetic needs, this property administers patient medications, and the property is convenient to local bus lines.
Tasty meals are provided to residents, vegetarian food is provided, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this community, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, this community provides complimentary transportation, hospice is an option available at this location, and the community is licensed for 104 residents.
The minimum allowable age of residents is 62, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this community, an occupational therapist visits and helps residents, residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become, this community was built in 1996, this location was renovated in 2008, and the community is licensed for 77 residents.
Delicious and wholesome meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, and staff is available help with your diabetes management.
Tasty meals are provided to residents, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, the facility has staff that can help residents with insulin to manage diabetic needs, caregivers at The Highlands can address potential disorientation presented by residents, full-service medication administration is available, hospice is an option available at this location, and the community is licensed for 87 residents.
55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, caring nurses are on staff to help you, a podiatrist visits the community to address any issues related to your feet, regular occupational therapy by a visiting therapist helps you stay active and engaged, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the property often, resident parking is available to residents who drive, and the community is licensed for 130 residents.
Vegetarian menu options are available for all meals, 55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, professional nurses are on staff to help you, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this location, full-service medication administration is available, hospice is an option available at this location, and this community was built in 2015.
Licensed nurses are on staff to help you, a podiatrist visits the community to address any issues related to your feet, the facility has staff that can help residents with insulin to manage diabetic needs, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, respite care is offered, this community was built in 1999, and the community is licensed for 37 residents.
Healthy meals are provided to residents, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, nurses are on staff, staff can help residents monitor their blood sugar, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, respite care is offered, and the community is licensed for 39 residents.
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