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Birchwoods At Canco

Birchwoods At Canco

86 Holiday Drive Apt 227
Portland, Maine 04103

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 Active Adult Communities » Maine
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Community Description

Assisted Living in Portland, ME

Birchwoods at Canco Assisted Living located in beautiful Portland, Maine, combines the care seniors need, the convenience they value, and the independence they cherish.

Birchwoods at Canco is beautifully designed with spacious common areas to enjoy with family and friends. Our gracious dining room features three delicious, chef-prepared meals daily, served by a cheerful and friendly staff. Additional amenities include maintenance and housekeeping services, scheduled transportation to and from appointments and shopping, and weekly linen service. A complete list of amenities is available on our Services and Amenities page.

At Birchwoods, we promote an active adult lifestyle by offering a variety of intellectual, cultural, and recreational activities including an exciting wellness and fitness program, creative writing classes, gardening and book clubs, table games, and planned outings to go shopping, visit museums and galleries, or take in concerts and theatre performances. We often have live entertainers visit at Birchwoods for everyone to enjoy, and weekly movies are shown on our wide-screen TV with refreshments included.

Health and personal care services at Birchwoods at Canco are coordinated by our full-time Registered Nurse.

Assisted Living Services & Amenities
Community Amenities:

Fully furnished common areas to enjoy with friends or family
Quiet library with new books routinely added
Elegant dining room with fireplace and grand piano
Graciously appointed private dining room for special gatherings and celebrations
Full service beauty salon and barber shop
Bright activity room with full kitchen
Complimentary laundry facilities on both floors
Private mail boxes with individual keys
Spacious lounge with wide screen TV
Outdoor patio with seating for both sun and shade
Lovely exterior landscaping, professionally maintained
State-of-the-art fire safety system
Convenient off-street parking for residents and guests
Community bus for scheduled local transportation to appointments

Apartment Amenities:

Studio and one bedroom apartments with space-maximizing floor plans
Spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers for optimum safety
Convenient kitchenettes with refrigerator, sink, microwave oven, and roomy cabinets
Large windows with attractive coverings
Plush wall-to-wall carpeting
All utilities (except telephone) included
Expanded television options
Two-way voice call systems
Emergency call system
Individually controlled heating and air conditioning

Basic Services Included in Rent
Health Services:

Health services staff on duty 24 hours per day
CPR and first aid certified staff available at all times
Registered Nurse on staff to assess your health needs
Prompt response to each and every call for assistance

Dining Service:

Three restaurant-style meals served daily in our gracious dining room
Cuisine that is both delicious and nutritious
Choices with every meal
Healthy snacks available throughout the day
Attention to food preferences
Courteous dining room service along with a fireplace and piano for your enjoyment
Meal tray delivery to apartment in case of illness

Activities/ Wellness Program Services:

Full-time Activity Director coordinates an array of get-togethers, classes, and interest groups to rejuvenate body, mind, and spirit
Fitness program
Clergy services
Regularly scheduled entertainment
Enjoyable excursions for shopping, meals out, local events, and sightseeing on our air-conditioned, wheelchair-accessible bus
Attention to individual activity preferences
Opportunity to participate in "Seniors Together, Serving Others", our community service program

Housekeeping and Maintenance Services:

Housekeeping services on a weekly basis
Linen service on a weekly basis
Apartment, common areas, and grounds maintained for optimum attractiveness, comfort, convenience, and safety

Personal Services:

In addition to our Basic Services, you can choose from a variety of Personal Services according to individual needs and preferences. In this way, an individualized service plan is created with resident, family, and staff input. Because it focuses exclusively on your needs and preferences, you do not pay for services you do not require. The goal of your service plan is to promote your health and quality of life. The plan is reviewed on a regular basis and, of course, you can modify it at any time. Personal Services include, but are not limited to, the following:

Ordering medications and supplies
Administering medications and treatments
Assisting with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, dressing and mobility
Assisting with special diets
Communicating with physicians concerning health issues
Coordinating services from home health agencies such as physical therapy and skilled nursing
Assisting diabetic residents, including monitoring blood glucose and administering insulin
Assisting memory-impaired residents by offering meal and activity reminders
Performing health monitoring such as measuring blood pressure
Caring for hospice residents
Assisting with personal laundry

Personal Services related to health needs are coordinated by our Registered Nurse.

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M-F: 9:00 - 5:00

Accommodation Details:

Locks, Storage, Kitchen, Fridge, Carpeting, Window Coverings, Patio/Balcony, Thermostats, Light Fixtures, Fire Alarms, Smoke Detector, Sprinkler, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Call Bell System, Bathrooms, Gated Community, Emergency Phone System

Accommodation Details:

Locks, Storage, Kitchen, Fridge, Carpeting, Window Coverings, Patio/Balcony, Thermostats, Light Fixtures, Fire Alarms, Smoke Detector, Sprinkler, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Call Bell System, Bathrooms, Gated Community, Emergency Phone System

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Also listed in:

 Active Adult Communities » Maine
 Assisted Living » Maine
 Independent Living » Maine

Recreational Facilities:

Exercise Room, Garden, Craft Room, Fitness Center, Card Room

All Religions Welcome

Services available:

Cafeteria Style Dining, Guest meals, Independent Living Dining, Table Service

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Housekeeping, Maintenance, Security

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