Cahoon Care Associates, a family-owned and operated, non-medical home care agency serving seniors and their families in Maine’s Hancock County, was founded in 2010. We offer the highest-quality personalized care and comfort to elders who need assistance with daily living activities; are living alone or are at risk; are disabled or wheelchair-bound; and/or are recovering from surgery or illness. We also offer respite care for family caregivers.
Our personalized senior home care services within Maine’s Hancock County include:
- Alzheimer’s or dementia care
- Personal care (activities of daily living, or ADLs, such as help with shaving, bathing, preparing meals, light cleaning, dressing, toileting, and safety monitoring)
- Respite care
- 24/7 care
- Temporary care after a hospital stay or surgery
- Companionship (storytelling, scrapbooking, sharing music, reading a book or the newspaper, talking about world events, outings, doing a crossword, puzzles, etc.)
- Nutritional meal planning and preparation
- Light housekeeping, including laundry
- Scheduling, transporting to, and advocating at doctors’ appointments
- Transportation to hair/other appointments/activities/social events
- Running errands
- Assistance with exercise
- Medication reminders
All Cahoon Care caregivers and care managers complete extensive training with Alzheimer’s and dementia care (both in-house and through the Alzheimer’s Association). Our Alzheimer’s and dementia services in Maine’s Hancock County are available for as little as four hours a week or as much as 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Cahoon Care’s professional care managers work closely with you and your family to find the best caregiver match to ensure satisfaction. Our goal is to create meaningful connections between clients and caregivers. We will customize a home care plan that includes the scope of assistance, hours of service, and any specific care needs or desires. All our home care services within Maine’s Hancock County are personalized to fit your needs.
Our caregivers comprise highly skilled and experienced professionals, including CNAs and HHAs. Cahoon Care caregivers have an unparalleled passion for enriching the lives of others. Our vetting process includes a thorough screening and criminal background checks, previous work history verification, and professional references to verify the quality of the potential caregiver.
All our caregivers are Cahoon Care Associates employees, not independent contractors. We manage all scheduling, payroll, and taxes. Additionally, we are bonded and have general liability and workers’ compensation insurance for all caregivers, so you can feel secure welcoming our caregivers into your home.
Cahoon Care staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year for emergencies. Our team staffs the phone; we do not use an answering service. We take a proactive approach to your care management, routinely providing in-home checks so that our care managers are abreast of your changing needs. This creates a cohesive and consistent relationship between Cahoon Care, our caregivers, and you.
Cahoon Care Associates is certified by the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance (MHCA). This certification is only provided to home care agencies that have undergone extensive scrutiny by the Alliance and complies with the MHCA’s standards for excellence in home care.
Cahoon Care’s Maine office covers all of Hancock and Penobscot Counties, including the towns of Alton, Amherst, Aurora, Bangor, Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Bradford, Bradley, Brewer, Brooklin, Brooksville, Bucksport, Burlington, Carmel, Castine, Charleston, Chester, Clifton, Corinna, Corinth, Cranberry Isles, Dedham, Deer Isle, Dexter, Dixmont, Eastbrook, East Millinocket, Eddington, Edinburg, Ellsworth, Enfield, Etna, Exeter, Franklin, Frenchboro, Garland, Glenburn, Gouldsboro, Great Pond, Greenbush, Hampden, Hancock, Hermon, Holden, Howland, Hudson, Kenduskeag, Lagrange, Lakeville, Lamoine, Lee, Levant, Lincoln, Lowell, Mariaville, Mattawamkeag, Maxfield, Medway, Milford, Millinocket, Mount Chase, Mount Desert, Newburgh, Newport, Old Town, Orland, Orono, Orrington, Osborn, Otis, Passadumkeag, Patten, Penobscot, Plymouth, Sedgwick, Sorrento, Southwest Harbor, Springfield, Stacyville, Stetson, Stonington, Sullivan, Surry, Swan’s Island, Tremont, Trenton, Veazie, Verona Island, Waltham, Winn, Winter Harbor, and Woodville.
If you have questions about home care in Maine (specifically in Hancock County) or wish to schedule a complimentary, no-obligation, in-home assessment, call us at 207-667-0870.