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 Advocate (WHCA): Machias 259-5015
Support for seniors: The Elder advocate 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

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.