By offering a holistic environment which encompasses elders, their families, the community, and the natural world around us, The Vicarage has proven that this philosophy in Dementia care provides a higher quality of life to its residents. We are advocates for the care of a vulnerable population in American society, passionately showing that those living […]
Vicarage in the News
The Vicarage by the Sea, voted the Best of Midcoast 2013 residential care facility, is pleased to announce the opening of its Freedom Trail along scenic Casco Bay.
“The Vicarage mission recognizes the human need and desire regardless of age or ailment for connection with the beauty of nature and its healing properties” (Whitehouse et al. […]
Voted the Best Assisted Living Facility in Midcoast Maine! Take a look at The Times Record.
The Vicarage By The Sea and it staff would like to thank you for you voting us #1. We would also like to congratulate Dr Howe our house physician on his win as well.
If you are looking for a home for your […]
We are pleased to announce that our Freedom Path for dementia and Alzheimer’s residents is nearing completion. It offers residents and their friends & family access to a path that winds through gardens and ends overlooking Casco Bay, one of the most scenic areas in Maine! This path is yet another unique element of our […]
By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling
Originally published by The Forecaster, Apr. 04, 2012
HARPSWELL — Hilton Kramer, considered by many one of the most incisive art critics in the world, spent his final months at The Vicarage by the Sea, a residential home that provides care to those with advanced dementia.
Kramer’s wife, Esta, speaking just days after he died at age […]
Case Study by Dr. Peter Whitehouse & Colleagues
The Vicarage By The Sea is pleased to announce that it was used as a case study in the article, “From Demedicalisation to Renaturalisation: Dementia and Nature in Harmony”, written by Peter Whitehouse, Danny George, Johanna Wigg (owner of The Vicarage), and Brett Joseph, within this book on […]
By Claire M. Lambert Gosselin
Orignially published in The Times Record, Friday, November 26, 2010
It’s long past summer, but there are yellow roses blooming in Harpswell near Curtis Cove in the yard of The Vicarage by the Sea, where Henry now resides.
Yellow roses are considered a symbol of friendship, and a way to bring a little […]
Over this past weekend I spent time in rainy misty Maine seeking the spirit of Rachel Carson on the rocky shores and from the peaks of mountains. I found her everywhere – during the meeting of The Society where I talked about the brain and health and learned again the Power of Purpose form Richard […]
By Laurie Doran
Originally published by The Coastal Journal Sunday, June 12, 2005
HARPSWELL – The Vicarage, formerly a bed and breakfast located on Curits Cove, now specializes in carrying for the elderly with dementia.
“The Vicarage was founded on the beliefs that every human being deserves the opportunity to grow, regardless of age, or ailments,” said Johanna […]
By Laurie Christman
Originally published by The Coastal Journal, Midcoast Retirement Living, March 28, 2002
HARPSWELL- Ronald Regan’s battle with Alzheimers disease has increased awareness of the toll this disease takes on patients and their familes. Reagan’s family has chosen to take care of him at home, but they have support and resources that many Brunswick area […]