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Safe Harbor : specializing in Memory Care & Music Therapy



Safe Harbor is specifically designed for people who benefit from guided assistance with memory care along with support for their activities of daily living. Their personal plan of care offers security while empowering them to feel as independent as possible. Birch Bay’s dementia trained staff will assist each person, including family members, to navigate the challenges with ease. Through very specialized education, our team has learned how the world looks and feels to someone with dementia. This person-centered approach makes for a peaceful and nurturing experience for everyone to enjoy.
Residents are thoughtfully supported in a safe and healthy atmosphere with an appropriate daily routine including enriched activities and social events. Our programs and individual interactions are tailored to the unique personalities and abilities of each resident. We work closely with the Alzheimer’s Association - Maine Chapter to provide the best Safe Harbor for those who benefit from memory care support. The Residential Memory Care Program at Birch Bay will help seniors remain socially engaged in a comfortable environment.

Services include:
Private rooms with scenic views
Three nutritious and appetizing meals
Quarterly health assessments
Wellness programs emphasizing fitness, nutrition and other good health habits
Ongoing observation of physical functioning, and general behavior
Personal care assistance
Weekly housekeeping & laundry
Heat, electrical service, water, and sewer
Emergency response system
Scheduled transportation
Social, cultural, and activities programs
Long term care insurance eligible
Long & short term accommodations
Caregiver Support

Additional services will be provided as appropriate to levels of care.


music therapy

Our Board Certified Music Therapist, Melissa Violette.


therapy dog

A resident visiting with a Therapy Dog.


Why Choose Safe Harbor?

We asked one of our Safe Harbor families why they chose Birch Bay Village for their loved one’s specialized Memory Care.

“The small size of Safe Harbor, and the dedicated, loving and caring commitment by staff were key features when choosing Birch Bay. My wife's well-being and protection through the multi-faceted phases of Alzheimer’s Disease were critical to the decision process. I have been able to enjoy time with my wife without the moment to moment responsibility for her care.”

memory garden

Safe Harbor's Memory Garden provides a comfortable, secure place for resident's to enjoy in an outdoor garden setting.