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Maine Elder Services

The state of Maine offers many choices for the health and well-being of seniors and the elderly ranging from healthcare to resources and advice on handling finances and health-related issues in the Maine elder services resource lists. Maine offers MaineCare which was formerly known as Medicaid to help with health-related claims and issues for seniors and the elderly. Food stamps are also available for the elderly and seniors needing assistance in purchasing food items. Maine elder services help seniors looking for these services should contact the Maine Department of Health and Human Services at one of the sixteen regional offices scattered across the state. If a senior isn’t physically capable or doesn’t have transportation to travel to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services locations, applications are available by mail. Counselors are also available for help in reviewing for eligibility and with assistance in completing the forms.

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