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Senior Living Resources

Whether you are looking for yourself or a loved one, our resources for seniors and families can assist with your decision-making. Learn about upcoming events, find out the latest news from The Highlands, explore helpful links to community resources and local cultural attractions, and find out about moving services to simplify a move to The Highlands.

Not sure which senior living lifestyle option is the best fit? Download our Senior Living Spectrum guide to compare benefits and services offered at each level of the continuum.
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Resources for Seniors and Families

These organizations offer a variety of information and support services that may be useful to seniors and their loved ones. Organization names link directly to the websites.

Administration on Aging

This arm of the federal Department of Health & Human Services offers a wealth of information and additional valuable resources for America’s growing senior population.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

AARP is one of the nation’s best resources for information on everything related to becoming and being a retired person.

Maine Chapter – The Alzheimers Association

The Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, serves the entire State of Maine from its Scarborough office. There are approximately 37,000 families in Maine who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Argentum (formerly ALFA, the Assisted Living Federation of America)

Argentum, formerly the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve.


LeadingAge is an association of 5,600 profit and not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old.


The Official U.S. government site for Medicare information.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

The National Council on Aging’s mission is to improve the health and economic security of millions of older adults.

Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging

The Southern Maine Agency on Aging serves residents of Cumberland and York Counties in Maine.

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Street sign at the intersection of Governor's Way and Coburn Lane
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