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Marcia32 Veterans Drive
Machias, ME  04654
(207) 255-0162
Administrator:  Marcia Jackson 

Machias is the sixth of the six long term care Maine Veterans' Home. It was built on the campus of the Down East Community Hospital provides a 30-bed residential care facility for veterans, their spouses, widows, widowers, and gold star parents in the early stages of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementias.

Other Amenities

  • Quiet rooms where residents and family members can rest, meditate or just "get away" for a few moments
  • Separate dining and living rooms for each unit
  • A Multi-purpose room that features a large screen TV, organ and piano
  • Two therapy gyms
  • Modern therapy facilities
  • A barber/beauty shop
  • A fully equipped kitchen that provides varied menus under the supervision of a Registered Dietician
  • A wheelchair accessible van is available for residents to participate in community events and entertainment

Medical Services

  • Alzheimer's Care / Dementia Care

Rehabilitation Services

  • Speech-language
  • Occupational
  • Physical


Traveling North on Interstate 95: Take Exit 182A on Interstate 95. Follow sign to Route 385 and take exit 4 to Route 9. Continue through Brewer on Route 9 towards Calais. Take a right on Route 182 to the intersection of Route 1. At the stop sign, take a right on Route 1. Maine Veterans' Home is on the right.

Coming from the South on Interstate 95: Take the Bangor/Brewer exit and follow exit signs to Route 9. Take a right on Route 192 to Route 1A (approximately 20 miles). Take a right on Route 1A and continue to Veterans Way on the right. Follow Veterans Way and bear right. Maine Veterans' Home is at the end of the road.

To apply for admission at Maine Veterans' Home - Machias, or for further information, e-mail the Admissions Coordinator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (207) 255-0162, or toll free at 1-877-866-4669.

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