207-364-7056 brieweisman@yahoo.com

RESOURCES

Age Friendly Community Council

Mission: To meet the needs and engage the strengths of every citizen toward the goal of building a community for all ages, working with the municipalities of Bethel, Gilead, Greenwood, Hanover, Newry and Woodstock, engaging the private and non-profit sectors and community members.

c/o Bethel Town Office,
PO Box 1660,
Bethel, ME 04217
(207) 824-2669

Alpha One

Since1978, Alpha One, a Center for Independent Living, has enabled thousands of people with disabilities to live more fully and more independently in all aspects of their lives. Few Centers for Independent Living in the United States or other public or private agencies in Maine offer Alpha Ones variety and depth of independent living services.

South Portland Office
127 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106
Tel: (207) 767-2189
Toll Free: (800) 640-7200
Fax: (207) 799-8346
www.alphaonenow.org/contact_us.htm

Alzheimer’s Association Maine Chapter

To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

383 US Route One, Suite 2C
Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 772-0115
https://www.alz.org/maine/

Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice

Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice is an organization about living, dedicated to enhancing quality of life by providing innovative and compassionate medical care for all.

PO Box 819
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 7959405
www.ahch.org

Annies Bean Pole Medical Equipment Lending Library

Annie’s BeanPole: Know someone in need of free medical equipment?  Old South has recently taken over Annie’s Beanpole, a medical equipment lending library. There are no fees and no due dates – just sign the waiver and the equipment is yours for as long as you need it. Donations of good quality equipment are gratefully accepted.  We currently offer several kinds of crutches and walkers, as well as hospital bed rails, wheelchairs, wheelchair ramps, shower seats, grab bars, tub rails, glucometers, and more. Please contact the church at 778-0424 for more information.

235 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938
http://www.farmingtonucc.org/

Bedard Medical Supplies

Bedard Medical Supplies
When you face a medical challenge, we’re the people to see. Our focus is on helping you recuperate from an injury or adjust to a physical change. We take personal interest in familiarizing you and your loved ones with the medical devices that will improve your quality of life.

Medical Supply & Equipment
359 Minot Ave, Auburn, ME
(207) 784-3700
http://transitionsatbedard.com

Bureau of Veterans' Services

To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.

117 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0117
207-430-6035
mainebvs@maine.gov

Coastal Med Tech

Safe customers are happy customers and we want to help you be as safe as possible in your home. We carry an assortment of lift chairs, stair lifts, bath and bathroom safety products, hospital beds, wheelchairs and walkers to maximize your independence and safety. Ask our experts how these products can help you.

730 Center Street Unit 10C
Auburn, ME 04210
Phone: 888-782-0660
Fax: 207-782-0441
http://www.coastalmedtech.com/

Community Concepts - South Paris

To strengthen individuals, families and communities in Western Maine by providing diverse programs, by engaging in strategic partnerships, and through advocacy that addresses the barriers to promote economic opportunities for all.
Since 2009, Disability Benefits Help has provided information to individuals who are seeking to apply for Social Security Disability benefits or have been denied after applying for Social Security disability. We inform those with disabilities about the Social Security Disability application process and help them locate an attorney or advocate who can assist them by providing contact information of an attorney or advocate who represents applicants for disability benefits before the Social Security Administration.

17 Market Square
South Paris, ME 04281
Phone:  (207) 743-7716   Fax: (207) 743-6513
http://communityconc.wpengine.com/contact-us/

Disability Rights Maine

68 Bishop Street
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 797-7656
www.disability-benefits-help.org

Hope Association

Hope association
leadership, residential, case management, vocational and
community support services to individuals
and their families through programs that enhance
independence, dignity, choice and
individual well being.

85 Lincoln Avenue
Rumford, Maine 04276
207-364-4561
hopeassociation.org

Lincare

Lincare’s mission is to set the standard for excellence, transforming the way respiratory care is delivered in the home. We are inspired by a vision to enable patients with chronic conditions to remain engaged in life, with the peace of mind that we are caring for them.

19 PORTER BRIDGE RD MEXICO, ME 04257
(207) 364-2663
www.lincare.com

Maine AgrAbility

Agriability
The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America.

138 Pleasant Street, Suite #1
Farmington, Maine 04938-5828
Tel: 1.800.287.1478
Maine.AgrAbility@maine.edu

Maine Bureau of Insurance

The Maine Bureau of Insurance regulates the insurance industry to protect and to serve the public.

76 Northern Avenue
Gardnier, ME 04345
(207) 624-8475
www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance

Maine CITE Coordinating Center

Mainecite
Maine CITE is committed to helping Maine citizens with disabilities increase access to and acquisition of AT when needed to participate in Education, Community Living, Employment and Information Technology/Telecommunications.

University College
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 207-621-3195 (TTY Users may call Maine Relay 711)
FAX: 207-629-5429
E-mail: iweb@mainecite.org

 

Maine Long Term Care

he Maine Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a non-profit agency whose mission is to advocate for quality of life and care for long-term care consumers. Our services are free and confidential. Federal law and Maine law authorize our staff to investigate complaints made by or on behalf of long-term care consumers and to assist consumers in exercising their rights that are guaranteed by law.

Ombudsman Program
61 Winthrop Street
Augusta, ME 04330
(800) 499-0229
maineombudsman.org

Senior Planning Center

Senior planning center
Senior Planning Center offers insurance products, property and casualty,life,health & accident, medical plans,business insurance . The company also does medicaid and medicare planning for senior citizens.

65 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 2
Rumford, ME 04276
www.seniorplanningcenter.com/

 

Senior Plus

Senior plus
SeniorsPlus is here to help adults make informed choices about aging well and living independently and safely at home. Our variety of services is provided by two divisions, SeniorsPlus Aging and Disability Resource Center and EIM.
Rural housing program

8 Falcon Rd.
Lewiston, ME 04240
(800)-427-1241
www.seniorsplus.org/services

United States Department of Agriculture

Rural Housing Service
USDA’s Rural Housing Service offers a variety of programs to build or improve housing and essential community facilities in rural areas.  We offer loans, grants and loan guarantees for single- and multi-family housing, child care centers, fire and police stations, hospitals, libraries, nursing homes, schools, first responder vehicles and equipment, housing for farm laborers and much more.

Maine’s Leading Senior Resource with a Statewide Team of Agents that will come you if you can’t make it to us.’s Leading Senior Resource with a Statewide Team of Agents that will you if you can’t make it to us.

(USDA) Rural Housing Service
Home Repair Loan and Grant Program
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rhs/common/indiv_intro.htm