Caribou, which is based in a mostly rural section of Aroostook County, has 6 residential care facilities which provide residents an assortment of long term care options to choose from. If getting around the city using public transportation is imperative to you, be sure and research your options. According to government funded surveys there are many top nursing home options, as well as hospitals in and around the city.
Senior Living Amenities
Feeling relaxed at a care facility is largely about finding the amenities you need that are applicable at a given facility. Some standard amenities in Caribou include:
Personal care services
Ability to have pets on premises
Caribou has a diverse network of care facilities that caters to seniors' individual requirements which may go over and above the usual level of services. Specialized facilities may arrange access to on-call therapists for example, occupational and speech therapists. If religion is vital to you or your loved one, many care facilities provide devotional services on-site, with those that offer off site services usually arranging for a method of transport. Some care facilities offer kosher meals. They allow cats or dogs, provide outdoor activities, and provide parking for those who are still mobile.
While not crucial, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be helpful to have the resident's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility onboarding manager might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might require.