Helping Is What We Do.
Many of us look to family, friends, or physicians for information about available services. Below are links to programs that may be helpful to you and your loved one.
Maine Office of Aging & Disability Services
Maine’s Office of Aging & Disability Services within the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, promotes programs and services for adults with physical and intellectual disabilities, autism, brain injury, and the aging population.
MaineCare Services is the social health care program for families and individuals of all ages whose income and resources are insufficient to pay for health care.
Medicare, the national social insurance program administered by the U.S. federal government since 1966, guarantees access to health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older who have worked and paid into the system and younger people with disabilities.
Long-term Care Ombudsman Program
The Long-term Care Ombudsman Program is a non-profit agency whose mission is to advocate for quality of life and care for long term care consumers. Authorized by state and federal law to investigate complaints made by or for long term care consumers.
Legal Services for the Elderly
Legal Services for the Elderly provides free legal services to Maine’s socially and economically needy elderly age 60 and over.
Maine Area Agencies on Aging/Aging & Disability Centers
Maine’s five Area Agencies on Aging/Aging & Disability Centers are designed as the main access point for information and assistance for older and disabled adults. Callers get information on benefits and care options and are connected with services.
AARP Fraud Watch Network
The AARP Fraud Watch Network can help you protect yourself and your family from frauds and scams. Call their free helpline at 1-877-908-3360 to speak with volunteers trained in fraud counseling.
Lifeline is a program providing subsidies for either a land-line, cell phone or broadband services to eligible Mainers.