With the vast majority of our residents and staff having completed their Covid-19 vaccination series more than two weeks ago, we are grateful to be able to safely offer limited in-person services and amenities!
After a year of having to decline requests for community tours, we are very happy to announce that we are once again able to offer public visits. In accordance with the Maine CDC guidelines, individuals who would like to schedule a tour must have completed their COVID vaccination series at least two weeks prior, will be prescreened at our door, wear a face covering and maintain 6-foot social distancing.
There are many wonderful benefits to consider Maine for active, independent retirement living – fresh air, unique local culture, nature trails and hikes seemingly around every corner, and the city of Portland, which has a downtown made for walking and a food scene like no other. But did you know that living in the Portland Maine area may actually help you live longer?
Learn more about longevity “Blue Zones” and all the age-forward health benefits that living in Maine can offer! Read more
There are wonderful advantages to volunteering as a senior – especially now, when life is challenging for so many. Not only are you giving back to your community, but studies have shown that those who volunteer may even experience an improvement in their mental health! Given the current pandemic, it may not always be safe to do so in person, which is why finding virtual ways to volunteer is a great way to get involved and stay active in your retirement. Virtual volunteers are just as appreciated (and just as necessary!) as those who volunteer in person.
If you are interested in giving back but aren’t sure where to begin, keep reading 6 virtual ways to volunteer this year! Read more
Take a virtual tour of our main buildings to see examples of our apartments, dining venues, common areas and amenities!
The Winter Edition of our OceanViews newsletter is out! You may download a copy here, and be sure to contact us with your address to be sent future ones ahead of online posting.
OceanView’s Fitness Team is very excited to welcome our residents (safely) to the new Hager Fitness Pavilion, where they are able to teach classes and personal train using the endless possibilities of the new equipment and their professional expertise.
If you are looking for last-minute gift ideas, there is no better way to fulfill the wishes of your loved ones than by shopping locally. This is a great way to give back to the community of small businesses that Maine is known for and makes it easy to find something for everyone. Keep reading for some of our favorite local stores to shop local in Maine! Read more
We are very excited to announce the completion of our 4,000 square-foot state-of-the art fitness facility, proudly named after Myron and Gladys Hager, who were the first residents to move into our community when it was founded in 1986!
Talking with a loved one about making the move to an assisted living community can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. There are so many incredible benefits to this transition: safety and security, maintenance-free living, delicious dining options, and endless social activities to choose from. But by far, the most profound advantage is that your loved one will be able to truly live life to the fullest and enjoy their golden years the way they should be enjoyed – without stress or worry, just relaxation and enjoyment.
Below, we’ve put together some tips to help you have this conversation in a respectful, productive and loving way. Read more