Transitioning Home from Rehab & Recovery with Care

A short-term stay in a nursing home is both valuable and often a necessity when a loved one is recovering from a surgery, stroke or other serious illness. With 24/7 specialized care, they gain strength back in a safe environment before returning home. Then the news comes that it’s time for your loved one to … Continued

Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy at Bangor Veterans’ Home

One of the biggest misconceptions about our rehabilitation therapy program at Bangor Maine Veterans’ Home is that it’s only for our residents and those staying here for a short-term recovery. When in fact, our outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language therapy programs are open to all eligible veterans and family members. What’s Available at … Continued

Wellness Program Keeping Veterans Active and Healthy

Nearly 1 in 5 older adults discharged from the hospital is readmitted within 30 days. That’s approximately 2.6 million seniors at the cost of more than $26 billion every year, statistics show. These staggering numbers are why healthcare organizations have placed extreme importance on post-acute rehabilitation therapies that keep seniors active, healthy and safe after … Continued

Honoring Maine’s Veterans Every Single Day [Video]

At Maine Veterans’ Homes, we believe veterans deserve to be honored every single day. Our appreciation and gratitude to the men and women who served our country goes beyond Veterans Day, Memorial Day and the other military observances. We see it as our privilege and responsibility to provide care and support for the veterans of … Continued

7 Questions with MVH South Paris’ New Administrator Brad Peck

MVH: Tell us a little bit about your background. What led you here? Brad: For approximately twenty years I have worked with individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses in residential programs. The last ten years of my career was spent as an Administrator of an Intermediate Care Nursing Facility for individuals with intellectual … Continued

South Paris Veteran of the Month – John Child

John C. Child was born on May 12, 1933, in West Peru, Maine, in the River Valley Region of western Maine. He grew up with 3 sisters and 2 brothers, and graduated from Dixfield High School. John worked at the Stowell MacGregor Mill for a couple of summers while he was in high school, and … Continued