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Independent Apartments

Residential Care

Specialized Memory Care

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Music Therapy Internship

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Birch Bay Lifeline Medical Alert Services

Don & Beth Straus Adult Day Program

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**We are now taking applications for new members in our Adult Day Program.We have Full & Part Time Openings available for New Members. Call 288-8014 for more information.**

Welcome to Birch Bay Retirement Village!

Birch Bay Retirement Village is the area’s premier retirement community overlooking Frenchman Bay on Mount Desert Island. Bordering Acadia National Park, this vibrant community has a rich assortment of recreational activities close at hand. There are hiking and carriage trails, restaurants, an 18-hole golf course, museums, shopping, symphonies, art galleries, theaters, and restaurants just a short van ride away! Well organized social gatherings including summer barbecues, year round educational events, cultural outings, and an array of satisfying activities are offered for you to enjoy at your leisure. Scheduled transportation is available to assist with shopping, errands and other group excursions. Experience easy living and enjoy more free time. Upkeep on the buildings and grounds is included so you can spend your days on more leisurely pursuits. The campus includes cottages and apartments for people looking for independent living; there is Residential Care (both long and short-term), with quality memory care services, as well. Birch Bay is affiliated with MDI Hospital, an established, award winning critical care facility. We are devoted to making it easy for you to enjoy the best days of your life.

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