22 River Road, Newcastle, ME 04553

Independent and Assisted Living
Memory Loss Community
In Home Care in Midcoast Maine

Since 1927

Harbor View Cottage Welcomes Bobbi Jo McFarland

The Lincoln Home welcomes Nurse Manager Bobbi Jo McFarland to our family of caregivers. Bobbi Jo brings her many skills and caring and compassionate nature to her new leadership position at Harbor View Cottage, our Memory Loss Care home. Growing up in Boothbay, she graduated from Boothbay Region High School  and after leaving the area for a few years, returned in 2003 to begin her nursing career. She received her CNA certificate in 2003.  From there, she received her Certified Medication Technician certificate , then went on to graduate from nursing school at University of Maine in Augusta, while working full time. Currently she is set to graduate with her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in May and is enrolled for her Master’s degree with a concentration in Executive Nurse Leadership.  A Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN), she has experience in Hospice and Palliative Care, Chronic Disease Care Management as well as Advanced Care Planning.


Bobbi Jo is passionate about being a nurse and the opportunity to offer patient/resident centered care. In her role at Harbor View Cottage, she is an advocate for residents, ensuring quality of care, quality of life and meeting each resident where they are at.  Bobbi Jo works with families to educate and help them come to the best decision for their loved ones. Her positive demeanor supports, mentors and empowers staff to promote collaboration and teamwork. She lives with her 12 year old son in Bowdoinham.


If you have specific questions, Bobbi Jo can be reached at 207-563-3305, or by email at bobbijo@lincoln-home.org. 

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2/8: Sean Fleming: Songs of Love

Sean Fleming will come to The Lincoln Home for a one-hour concert/sing-a-long featuring Love Songs, as we approach Valentine’s Day.  Join us Friday, February 8, from 2:00-3:00pm to listen, sing and remember some highlights of your life through music.

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Tales of a Coast to Coast Adventure

We welcome the public to join us on Monday, January 28, from 3:00-4:00pm to hear the tales of Val Lovelace’s adventures:   “Coast to Coast and Back Again: Traveling the “Blue Roads” on Two Wheels.”  Val, our One to One Care Director, will share images and experiences from her 2008 motorcycle adventure on two-lane highways in the United States and Canada. Her solo “trip of a lifetime” spanned 10 weeks and more than 12,000 miles across the United States, as she rode from Maine to California and back home.  
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home. 

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1/15: A Tale of a Sea Captain’s Life

Carolyn Hardman will give an illustrated talk about Joseph Hopkins, a Newcastle/Nobleboro merchant ship captain on Tuesday, January 15, from 3:00-4:00pm. The height of Maine’s wooden ship era took place in the mid 1800’s, when the US led the world in ocean trade and shipbuilding. Much of that shipbuilding and commerce was centered in Midcoast Maine. A collection of Captain Hopkins’ journals are on display at the Nobleboro Historical Society.The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home. 

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1/7: Music by Julie Thompson & Neil Lamb

Vocalist, Julie Thompson and seven string guitarist, Neil Lamb will share their musical talents with us on Monday, January 7, from 3:00-4:00pm.  Besides publishing songs, Julie is an internationally published author and narrator of several Children’s books.  Throughout Maine and New England, Neil’s seven string guitar plays melodies that inspire and delight.
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org or follow us on Facebook.

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12/17: The Life of Winslow Homer

We welcome the public to join historian, Jerry Wiles, Monday, December 17, from 2:00-3:00pm. You will not want to miss this presentation on Winslow Homer, an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects.  He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19thcentury America and a prominent figure in American art.  Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator.  
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.
 

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12/10: Explore the Maine Woods and Coast with the Szelogs

We welcome the public to join us, Monday, December 10, from 3:00-4:00pmTom and Lee Szelog’s unique and inspiring talk will take you on an extraordinary journey on the wild side.  Through this multi-media presentation, you will explore the Maine woods and coast, from a typical backyard, to Maine’s great north woods through the Szelog’s stories and photographs.  Tom and Lee are 
passionate advocates for wildlife conservation, dedicated to educating and inspiring people about the important role our natural world plays in our life. 

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12/3: Celebrate the Holiday Season with Jud Caswell

We welcome the public to join us in a musical celebration of the holiday season, Monday, December 3, from 2:00-3:00pm. Heralded by Sing Out! Magazine as “one of the leading singer-songwriters on the current scene,” Jud Caswell has won eight nationally recognized songwriting contests including: The Dave Carter Memorial, Boston Folk Music and Kerrville New Folk.  A multi-instrumentalist from an early age, he wandered through jazz bands, orchestras and medieval ensembles before finding his home on the acoustic guitar.
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.

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