Wellness at The Highlands

Our residents and staff pride themselves on Living Gracefully, a philosophy that makes wellness the focus of a Highlands Lifestyle. From the staff to residents our well-being extends far beyond the Fitness Center, with a “whole health” approach throughout our community. Stop by our Wellness Office and find out how the residents of The Highlands set themselves apart as the most physically fit and well balanced in the area.

Wellness services and programs at The Highlands include:

  • Individual private consultations
  • Monthly wellness lecture series
  • Outside professional panel discussions
  • Topic-specific focus groups, from diabetes to dementia and everything in between
  • Health monitoring including blood pressure, weight checks, wound care, medication review, and additional optional services (additional pricing available)
  • Assistance with care planning including Long Term Care benefit review
  • Advocacy and case management services
  • Personal liaison services between hospitals, rehabs, and The Highlands
  • Priority access to our professional in-house staff
  • Mid Coast Therapy Center at The Highlands offering outpatient therapy in partnership with Mid Coast Hospital
  • Ability to meet with On-site Licensed Master Social Worker

The Highlands is pleased to partner with Mid Coast Hospital and provide an outpatient therapy center conveniently located in the lower level of our Cadigan Lodge, providing easy access for our residents.

Assisted Living Wellness Programming

In addition to our community-wide health and wellness programming, residents of Cadigan Lodge and Friendship Cove enjoy access to enhanced health and wellness services as part of their assisted living lifestyle.

Assisted living wellness services and programs include:

  • Individual private consultations with a registered nurse
  • Service plan tailored to individual needs and wants
  • Advocacy and case management services
  • Personal liaison services between hospitals, short-term rehabilitation providers, and The Highlands
  • Priority access to The Highlands’ professional in-house staff
  • Health monitoring including blood pressure, weight checks, wound care, medication review, and additional optional services (additional pricing available)
  • Medication management through an enhanced electronic monitoring system that minimizes errors and maximizes safety
  • Professional medical services on-site including podiatry, dental care, dermatology, and primary care through a board-certified geriatrician
  • Abundant opportunities for living well physically, spiritually and emotionally
  • Engaging fitness programming includes daily exercise programs, yoga, Laughter Club, and walking group
  • Ability to meet with On-site Licensed Master Social Worker

Memory Care Health & Wellness

Residents of the Governor King Community enjoy our unique Village Program approach to memory care.

Health and wellness services include:

  • Individual private consultations with a registered nurse
  • Private, on-site support group for family members
  • Service plan tailored to individual needs and wants
  • Advocacy and case management services
  • Personal liaison services between hospitals, short-term rehab, and The Highlands
  • Priority access to The Highlands’ professional in-house staff
  • Medication management through an enhanced electronic monitoring system that minimizes errors and maximizes safety
  • Generous staffing levels for spending time with residents and to nurture a sense of belonging, safety, and calm
  • Health monitoring including blood pressure, weight checks, wound care, medication review, and additional optional services (additional pricing available)
  • Professional medical services on-site including podiatry, dental care, dermatology, and primary care through a board-certified geriatrician
  • Abundant opportunities for living well physically, spiritually and emotionally
  • Engaging fitness programming includes daily exercise programs, yoga, and walking group
  • Ability to meet with On-site Licensed Master Social Worker