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60 Balsam Dr
Hallowell, ME 04347-3008
(207) 626-7786
Fax: (207) 626-7762
Services Offered:
Independent Living, Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Granite Hill Estates affords residents the dual pleasures of a quiet country setting just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Maine’s capitol city, Augusta. The campus itself, comprising 135 of the Kennebec Valley’s most beautiful wooded acres, is as vast as it is intimate – as peaceful as it is vibrant. Nestled beneath a canopy of trees are gardens, walking trails, and the spacious cottages that are home to many of Granite Hill Estates’ apartment and cottage residents. At its heart is the Maine Lodge, an expansive building featuring an equally expansive array of residential and common areas, as well as a truly impressive menu of amenities and services. Here, you’ll find: • one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and two-bedroom-with-den apartments • attractive game, billiard, and meeting rooms • comfortable lounge areas • indoor pool and hot tub • our fitness center – which offers individualized fitness and wellness programs with our on-site fitness coordinator • cozy library • convenient hair salon • an elegant restaurant dining room • several smaller private dining areas for family gatherings • laundry and housekeeping services A helping hand at just the right moment makes all the difference — and at Martha Ballard Assisted Living, helping hands are in abundance. From case management, wellness programs, and 24/7 emergency response services to assistance with the activities of daily life, our comprehensive support system enables residents to enjoy the benefits of living on their own as well as the support they might need. Martha Ballard Assisted Living offers uniquely comfortable residential spaces, a diversity of social, cultural, recreational, and fitness opportunities, and a wide array of amenities and services, including: • one- and two-bedroom apartments, with well-equipped ADA-accessible kitchenettes, slip-resistant kitchen and bathroom floors, wall-to-wall carpet in all living and bedroom areas, and auto-sensor lighting in all bathrooms • three meals daily, with restaurant dining, as well as our Country Kitchen Café • laundry and housekeeping services • individualized service plans that include 24/7 assistance with personal needs, such as medications • access to MaineGeneral Health services • the convenience of pharmacy delivery • comfortable common areas and an outdoor garden • temporary stays for those transitioning from hospital to home Live safely at Martha Ballard Reflections Neighborhood. Should memory loss become an issue, there is Reflections — the new memory loss neighborhood within Martha Ballard Assisted Living. Reflections not only features design elements included to provide a more purposeful and rewarding environment, it features a host of specific enhancements, including a life-enriching activities program, discovery areas and lounges, a solarium, an enclosed garden, and a highly effective wander-prevention personal alert system, as well as staff expertly trained to provide superb care with compassion and respect. To learn more about the many benefits of Granite Hill Estates, Martha Ballard Assisted Living at Granite Hill Estates – and Reflections, please call us at 207.626.7786 or toll-free at 888.321.1119; visit our Web site at; or write to us at 60 Balsam Drive, Hallowell, Maine 04347. We look forward to assisting you.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Become disoriented
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Pet Types Allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 130
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Fitness trainer
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    Swimming pool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Pet deposit required
    Damage or security deposit required
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Number of residents: 24
    ME Assisted Living Program
    Issued by Maine Department of Health and Human Services
    ME Continuing Care Retirement Community
    License No. CCD143663
    Issued by Maine Bureau of Insurance

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