No Elder an Island
For older adults living on Maine's islands, aging in place is a challenge. Only a few islands have adult family care homes (AFCH) or eldercare homes. The articles examines the challenges of running an AFCH, which include licensing, staffing, and fundraising, all of which are significantly more difficult to accomplish on an island than on the mainland and yet several island communities are successfully providing senior housing.
Island life, Long term care facilities -- Maine, Congregate housing, Older people -- Maine
Ellison, Jesse, "No Elder an Island" (2019). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 5189.