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Sunset Home
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114 College Ave
Waterville, ME
Housing Types:
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite

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Description of Sunset Home in Waterville, ME

Built In Business opened 1924. New Building in 1998. , Number of Beds : 20

Sunset Home, located in Waterville, Maine provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid. Sunset Home has a very good hospital, Inland Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 91 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Sunset Home's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (04901-5695) in Maine, where Sunset Home is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.

Sunset Home is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Sunset Home is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Sunset Home is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Sunset Home has provided the highest quality of residential care in Waterville to women age 65 and older since 1924. The home continues its tradition of a warm and friendly environment, that many ladies have called "home". Sunset Home provides: 24 hour staffing, medication administration, housekeeping, laundry, three homemade meals plus snakcs daily, transportation for physician appoinments, daily activities program, and personal care assistance. Sunset Home also offers the opportunity for residents to keep their own physicians, occupancy for twenty residents with sixteen private rooms with private bathrooms and two semi-private rooms with an attached bathroom and shower, whirlpool bath, cable-ready rooms, furnished rooms (per resident's request room may be unfurnished to allow for personal belongings), all residents have the option to have their own phone in their room, modern in-floor heating, hair salon on premises, easy access storage, covered entryway, maintenance services, gardens, patios, spacious grounds and walking paths.


Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Controlled-Access Garage
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Incontinence
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Wound Treament
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    Demographic Profile for Waterville, ME,04901-5695

    Annual Crime
    04901 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 31%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 94.4 / 100
    Water Quality 79 / 100
    Superfund Sites 29 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 270.6
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 8% Below
    Cost of Food 6% Above
    Utilities 4% Below
    Miscellaneous 8% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 7.14%
    Male Population 47.36%
    Female Population 52.64%
    Median Age 39.9 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $37,781
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Waterville ME
    Percent Religious 33.39%
    Catholic 19.99%
    Other Christian 3.74%
    Baptist 3.21%
    Methodist 2.59%
    All Other 3.86%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Waterville ME
    White  96.3%
    Multiracial  1.1%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.9%
    Asian  0.7%
    Black  0.5%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.