Maine Families

Elder Support & Assistance

Eastern Area Agency on Aging: 1-800-432-7812
Nutrition; Alzheimer’s & dementia care; Medicare drug and insurance advice

Elder Services Navigator (WHCA): Machias 460-8129
Support for seniors: The Elder Services Navigator works with seniors and/or their caregivers to help find resources and connect them with services & supports. No fees – MaineCare is not required. For more information contact WHCA.

Family Caregiver Support Services—Elder Services: 1-800-262-2232
Programs, resources and support groups

Hospice Volunteer Program: Calais 454-3616 / Machias 255-3356
Family support; Comfort for the terminally ill

Legal Services for the Elderly: 538-8784 / 1-800-750-5353
Free legal help for seniors

Maine Seacoast Mission: 546-4466
Community resources for seniors in the Milbridge/Cherryfield and surrounding area including a Senior Companion Program. The Seacoast Mission also hosts free meals and events for seniors to participate in including Game Day, the Senior Café, and Table of Plenty (a Sunday community potluck meal).  The Mission also houses a food pantry and has a van that can deliver food pantry items to homebound seniors.  Email at

MAS Homecare of Maine: 561-9533
Home care for the elderly or chronically ill

Sunrise County Homecare Services: 1-800-595-4444 | 255-3344
Home health care; Visiting nurses, physical therapy

Washington County Senior Companion Program: 1-800-287-1542
Offering home visitation, assistance and friendship

Nursing Home Abuse Center: 1-800-962-2873
Resource for suspected elder abuse or concerns about nursing home care.