Cottages For Sale

Interested in moving to Orono and living in one of Maine's Premiere retirement Communities? Click "Learn More" to see a full listing of our Cottages that are currently for sale. While you are at it check out some of our 360 tours to see for yourself just how much you'll love living here.

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Recent News

Dirigo Dug Sees His Shadow

In the Main Entrance of the Dirigo Pines Inn surrounded by the Dirigo Inner Circle, our very own groundhog, Dirigo Dug, came out of his hole and saw his shadow.  That means we are in for another six weeks of winter, and living in Maine we think that's just great.  WABI-TV covered the event.

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Things to Ponder for 2016

We are a group of people aged 80 years and beyond. We realize there is a time to live and a time to die.  We know that when it comes to death, we must always be ready and have our boots on. We know growing old always beats dying young. We get up, dress up, and show up out of habit no matter how we feel. We know life is too short to spend time hating anyone. It's always alright to agree to disagree. We have learned to get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful. We don't give advice. Wise men don't need it and fools won't heed it. We think back on happy times and enjoy our life a second time around. When we get to thinking of ourselves as a person to influence, we should try ordering some else's dog around. To sum up: We live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly and leave the rest to God.         Louise

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Walk to End Alzheimer's

Thanks to volunteers and staff, Team Dirigo Pines was the top fundraiser for the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's. Besides our walking team members, Dirigo Pines hosted a water booth by the Bangor Fire Station that was a big hit because hot chocolate was also on the menu on that cool but refreshing morning. Congratulations and thanks to all our donors and supporters for making us Number 1.

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Dirigo Pines Blog

Dirigo Pines now has a blog, 
please visit it at discoverdirigo.com

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Short-term Stay a Big Hit

In the past couple months families are really taking advantage of the new Short-term Stay Services.  Whether your loved one is receiving hospice services at home or is being cared for by family members due to illness or decline, Dirigo Pines short-term stay services will allow you the flexibility of brief respite periods following a hospital admission or for vacations or other times when you need to be away.  Having this care option will give you the peace of mind knowing that your loved one will be well cared for while you take a break from your caregiving role.  Call us today at 866-3400 to pre-plan your loved one’s stay at Dirigo Pines.

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Meet The Staff

JoAnn Gallant, LRCA

Executive Director

Events

Valentine's Day Party & Dance

02/12/16 @ 16:00

Come join us for music, appetizers and punch on Friday, February 12 at 4 PM in the Kenduskeag Gathering Place in the Dirigo Pines Inn.

Appropriate Use of Vitamins

02/16/16 @ 19:15

Join Nicholas Risser of Miller Drug for a discussion on the Appropriate Use of Vitamins for the Elderly on Tuesday, February 16 at 7:15 PM in the Penobscot Media Room at the Dirigo Pines Inn.

Cycling for Change

02/23/16 @ 19:15

Cycling for Change: Trek Across Maine and Other Rides for a Better Maine will be presented by Jeanne Paradis on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:15 PM in the Penobscot Media Room at the Dirigo Inn.

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We'd like to invite you for a guided tour of beautiful Dirigo Pines Retirement Community. Please give us a call, toll-free, 1-866-344-3400 or simply fill in the request form below and a Dirigo Pines representative will be contacting you.

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