Call us today at (207) 725-1134 and learn more about coming to live in
this wonderful, caring home for senior women where you become
one of the family!
Here at Elm St. Assisted Living, we have
learned that as we age,
luxury comes to mean
something very personal.
As we arrive at needing assistance,
having that helper be someone we know
and who knows us,
is the true meaning of luxury.
Mother spent the last 5 years of her life at 56 Elm St. We are
from Massachusetts and when the time came that my Mother could no
longer live on her own we began the search for a place she could be
happy and comfortable but also be safe and have the assistance she
needed. She did not do well with any of the options that we found in
Massachusetts. The places were all too big with too many staff and too
many residents. It was much too overwhelming for my Mom. My brother and
his family live in Maine and he found 56 Elm Street. We all immediately
fell in love with everything about the place!!! From the home like
atmosphere to the beautiful gardens to the amazing staff we found it to
- Robin D'Ampolo
Does your mom treasure her home but need more care than you can give?
56 Elm St. is an assisted living residence
for elderly women in Topsham, Maine. There are no long corridors
with closed doors, no nursing station with a counter blocking access,
no dining room with the chef in the kitchen and wait staff wanting your
Instead, there are six private rooms,
each with its own bathroom; an open, family style kitchen and dining
room; and two large living rooms. Your mom can bring her pet with her
to live here. She can have grandchildren visit and be comfortable
playing blocks in the living room or picking flowers on the deck or
riding bikes in the largely empty parking lot. She will have home cooked meals
prepared just for her, whether a traditional diet, dairy or gluten free
or vegetarian. Meals are taken together at the large table in the
kitchen. She will have only five staff people to get to know, who
will love getting to know her, and only five other residents to learn
about. She will have activities geared to her interests and
needs, facilitated by staff who might even share her interests.
Does your mom live in a congregate housing site that is not meeting her needs?
she having a difficult time hearing her companions because of the
background noise in the large dining room? Is she having trouble
choosing from the menu? Has she stopped going down to meals
because it is too hard to find her way? Is she isolating herself in her
small apartment because it is just too difficult to reach out and
initiate relationships or activities?
Elm St. Assisted Living
is a small setting, with only six female residents and four or five
consistent staff over the course of a week. The staff enjoys
getting to know each resident and learning how to facilitate her unique
interests and needs. The staff have time to interact, encourage,
and guide the confused senior. They have time to reach out and
inspire the depressed senior. The dining table is low key and
quiet, easy for hard of hearing residents to have a conversation and
easy for the confused resident to navigate choices and respond to
56 Elm St. Assisted Living, Topsham, Maine (207) 725-1134
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