Navigating Next Steps

For those who need help knowing what to do for loved ones as they decline.

Everyone’s needs are different. HVOWC would be glad to discuss what might be appropriate for your situation. Please email or call to set up a date to explore options in our community for you or your loved ones.

The following resources explore assisted living, long-term care options and help in the home. They also cover frequently asked questions about the application process and costs.

Assisted Living in Maine from
General information, including on Medicare benefits. 

Assisted Living Facilities near Belfast from
Directory of local facilities. 

Assisted Living Options for Low-Income Elders from
General information on options and costs.

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Advance Care Planning

Grief and Loss

Click here for resources on specific topics

Lending Library

We loan books and videos on death and end of life issues including all aspects of caregiving, hospice work, and bereavement support. Our library includes resources suitable for patients, family members of all ages, and healthcare professionals. Contact us for resource suggestions at or click below to see a list of our materials.

Volunteer companions in times of illness, dying and grief.

Talk with us

In Waldo County, no one need die or grieve alone. Please reach out to us so we can support you. We will try to get back to you within 24-48 hours.

207-505-4434    |    Email

HVOWC, PO Box 772, Belfast, Maine 04915