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Maine Hospice Care Resources

Read about hospice resources you can access in Maine.

Maine Hospice Care

Hospice is the philosophy of comfortable care for individuals and families during the end-of-life process. Rather than focusing on aggressive medical treatment, hospice care focuses on the individuals' comfort whether that is in a hospice wing of a hospital, in a nursing home, or in the individual's own home. Hospice becomes an option when the individual's physician concludes a life expectancy of six months or less.

Hospice care providers emphasize holistic health, striving to give the patient comfort in mind, body, and spirit. Multiple hospice centers in Maine provide hospice services like pain management, 24-hour access to care, physical and emotional assistance, and various types of therapy and care. To further consider if Hospice is the right option for you, read Care.com's articles on the pros and cons of hospice care as well as the End of Life Care Guide: All About Hospice. Our site can connect you to local hospice centers, senior caregivers, support groups and services, and organizations dedicated to end-of-life care.

Maine Hospice Links:

Maine Hospice Council: an advocate for the continued development of Hospice Care in the state of Maine. The Council provides education and assistance regarding end-of-life care throughout Maine.

Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine: A non-profit association of home health care providers, hospice providers, and more.

Regional Hospice Organizations and Centers:

HealthReach Hospice and Volunteers of Kennebec Valley

Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers

Hospice Volunteers of the Waterville Area

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice House

Hospice Volunteers in Mid Coast Maine

Hospice of Southern Maine

Gosnell Memorial Hospice House of Southern Maine

More Resources

Senior Care Guide: Care.com's comprehensive guide to senior care that helps readers understand senior care options by describing each option in detail and answering frequently asked questions.

For more information on senior healthcare, visit our Articles and Resources page.

Looking for quality senior care in Maine? Check out the local pages below.

Augusta
Bangor
Biddeford
Brunswick
Lewiston
Portland

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