Area Agency on Aging
Your local Area Agency on Aging will help you find out what options are available in your area. You can also get information on how to pay for your long term care. Call your local Area Agency on Aging at 1-877-353-3771 to learn about your options.
Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS)
To learn more about your long term care options, call the Office of Aging and Disability Services at 1-800-262-2232.
The official Medicare website has information about nursing homes in your area. To check out statistics about local nursing homes, check out “Nursing Home Compare” by clicking here.
Call 1-800-MEDICARE to speak to a representative about options in your area.
Maine Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP)
The LTCOP protects the rights of the residents of nursing homes and independent living facilities. They receive and investigate complaints about facilities. If you are researching a specific nursing home, the LTCOP can help you understand state inspection reports and can give you advice on what to look for when you are visiting a nursing home. Call 1-800-499-0229 or (207) 621-1079 and ask for help choosing a nursing home.