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City of Portland Department of Elder Affairs

Link to Portland Age-Friendly Resource Guide developed by the Department of Elder Services and Age-Friendly Portland.  Information, Support, and Advocacy resources available in the Portland area.

Opportunity Alliance

Senior Companion Program, Foster Grandparent Programs, volunteer opportunities.

Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Programs for fall prevention; Medicare counseling; family caregivers support; Meals on Wheels;  community cafes;  resources available for other needs.

Aging Excellence, Inc.

Non-medical in-home support including housekeeping, personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders, and care managemnt.

Comfort Keepers

In-home services including personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, York & Cumberland counties.

Independent Transportation Network

Transportation for seniors age 65+ and the visually impaired.  Paid and volunteer drivers use private cars to transport to appointments, shopping, etc. Membership application required; customers pay by the mile.  

Legal Services for the Elderly

Free legal services to Maine's socially and economically needy elderly age 60 and over.  

Maine Strong Balance Center

Physical therapy center specializing in balance issues.

Equality Maine

Social service agency working for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community to secure full equality and provide resources. 

Tim St. Hilaire Custom Property Solutions, LLC 

Tim is certified by the National Association of Home Builders as an Aging-in-Place Specialist CAPS.  He helps his clients age in place, extending their stay in the place they call home.   His company assesses the client’s home for accessibility and safety and makes necessary modifications.  Tim is certified to install stair lifts, platform lifts, and home elevators.  Tim has been a self employed remodeling contractor for 20 years and serves on the Know Falls for Maine Coalition,  and is an active sponsor of the Maine Council on Aging.  

Mesothelioma Center

Resource for finding local doctors, treatment centers, and support groups for those afflicted with the disease

Retirement Guide  

Free online guide to resources and information on aging in place.

Partners for World Health

Resource for low-cost medical supplies and home use medical equipment.  Call 207-705-9020 or visit their website by clicking on the link above. 

Spurwink AllTech

Resource for low-cost medical equipment, loaner program for assistive communication technology for hearing, sight, and mobilitiy impaired. 


Portland Area Villages, Inc.
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