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Calais Assisted Living Facilities

There are 3 Assisted Living Facilities Facilities in Calais, ME.

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    New Horizons AFCH

    New Horizons Afch is a fully-furnished senior community that provides Assisted Living Facilities care to the elderly. New Horizons Afch is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood in Calais, ME on 526 South Street. Caregivers and staff members in this Assisted Living Facilities facility are traine...

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    Calais Alternative Care dba Rhonda E Chambers

    Calais Alternative Care Dba Rhonda E Chambers’s goal is to help their residents maintain the highest qualify of life possible in a home-like environment. Focusing on the well being of the resident has been the commitment of the staff at Calais Alternative Care Dba Rhonda E Chambers. This is done ...

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    Calais Boarding Home

    Calais Boarding Home’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Calais Boarding Home in Calais is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Calais Boarding Home is a Assisted Living Facilities comm...

Assisted Living Facilities in Calais, ME



3 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Calais, Maine or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Calais, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 3 facilities in Calais can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Calais Need Assistance?

Seniors in Calais will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Calais senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Calais

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Calais can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities in Calais

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Calais are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Maine’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Calais.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Calais care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Calais Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities in Calais

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Calais will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Maine’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Calais or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in Large Communities in Calais will typically prefer these type of Assisted Living Facilities due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Calais can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents in Assisted Living Facilities.


Assisted Living Costs in Calais

The average cost of Assisted Living in Calais is $ per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community in Calais, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ and can go as high as $ depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Assisted Living Care in Calais

Paying for Assisted Living in Calais can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families in Calais pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living in Calais is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Calais. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


Maine Licensing for Assisted Living Facilities in Calais

The 3 Facilities in Calais are licensed, inspected and regulated by Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Calais to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Calais, please contact 877.523.6523 and an Expert Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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