22 River Road, Newcastle, ME 04553

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

Since 1927

Community Education Classes Free to Public

Throughout the year, The Lincoln Home hosts educational events on issues of interest to seniors and their families.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 3:30PM to 5:00pm: Steve Raymond and Valerie Lovelace will give a presentation on “Caring for a Friend Who is Seriously Ill: Creating a ‘Share-the-Care’ network.”

This is a Coastal Journal Article excerpt Nov 17, 2016:

“I am in an advanced stage of cancer,” Betty said, “and I have to start chemotherapy and radiation next week.” She said it very simply and clearly, but her words hit with a heavy thud. We had become professional friends over the past couple of years. Betty is young, and her news came as a real surprise.

We talked about her cancer and her life and “How are you going to handle all this?” We wanted to help her form a plan because that’s what we do, and we don’t want her to travel this journey alone. Two conversations later, she agreed to allow us to organize a group of her personal friends in a “Share the Care Network.”

Read the full Coastal Journal article here—> Caring for a friend who is seriously ill – Coastal Journal, 2016-11-17

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