Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home: What's the Difference?

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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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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Do You Believe These Myths About Long Term Care?

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

Chances are, when you think of skilled nursing and long term care, an unpleasant image comes to mind - one of sterile, white hallways, inattentive staff and people...

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