What’s the Difference Between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home?

Sometimes you know a parent or loved one needs help with their daily routine, but it can be difficult to tell what that help should look like.

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Why We Chose Maine Veterans’ Homes: Mary Ellen and Ed’s Story

Author: Maine Veterans' Homes
Posted: May 15, 2019
Category: Long Term Care, Maine Veterans of the Month

As her husband Ed’s bone marrow disorder worsened, Mary Ellen Bossom looked for help – and found it at Maine Veterans’ Homes – Scarborough.

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Who is Eligible for Admission to MVH?

Author: Maine Veterans' Homes
Posted: February 21, 2019
Category: Long Term Care, Eligibility and Benefits

One of our most frequently asked questions is, “Am I eligible for admission at Maine Veterans’ Homes?”As an independent nonprofit organization that’s separate from...

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10 Tips for Meaningful Visits at the Nursing Home

Author: Maine Veterans' Homes
Posted: February 18, 2019
Category: Long Term Care

It’s not uncommon to struggle with what to say or what to do when visiting a loved one in a nursing home, even when that person is someone you love dearly. Even...

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