Kennebunk, which is based in a largely rural part of York County, has 4 care facilities which gives seniors a range of long term care options to choose from. Getting around Kennebunk should not too challenging for anyone with the ability to move easily and walk without pain. According to the latest published surveys there are several highly rated skilled nursing homes, as well as hospitals in the nearby area.
Senior Living Amenities
Feeling secure at a facility is largely about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are applicable at a given center. Some standard amenities in Kennebunk include:
Ability to have pets on premises
Doctors are on call
24-hour nursing staff
Aside from having a full complement of basic amenities, Kennebunk also has a varied network of facilities that caters to seniors' unique requirements. Access to on-call specialists like Psychologists and Psychiatrists can also be arranged at many long-term care facilities. Some care facilities offer kosher meals. They may allow some pets, provide indoor activities, and provide resident parking for those who are still mobile. Some offer devotional services. Still other facilities provide transportation (free and at-cost), or even can provide care like blood sugar monitoring.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be valuable to have the interested party'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 specialized care the individual might need.
Senior Living Cost Comparison
Compiling recent surveys the estimated cost of residential care facilities in the area can be around $4,400 each month. In contrast, the average cost for senior care facilities in the state of Maine is $5,130 per month. Those individuals that could use assistance covering the cost of care may be eligible for financial aid options from the federal government. View a more detailed table of costs with comparisons for other nearby cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.