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Key Milestones: 

1965 The Older Americans Act passed is by Congress, and as such, is the first federal level initiative aimed at providing comprehensive services for older adults.
   
1972 In Maine, the Five Area Agencies on Aging designated by Governor Kenneth M. Curtis. We are the Central Senior Citizens’ Association with services for transportation and takeout meals.
   
1977 We begin Meals on Wheels, using volunteers only - the first in the state to use this method.
   
1979 The Muskie Center is opened by the City of Waterville and managed by Central Senior Citizens' Association with a major emphasis on Adult Day Care.
   
  Our name is changed to Central Maine Area Agency on Aging to reflect the increased visibility of Area Agencies.
   
1988 Our name is changed to Senior Spectrum, reflecting our Strategic Planning response and needing a memorable name, reflective of the desire for increased visibility as a “one stop resource”.
   
1996 William S. Cohen Center opened in Hallowell.
   
1998 Benefactor’s generous gift assists in the purchase of One Weston Court as permanent site for the home office.
   
2001 Developed and launched our Family Caregiver Support Program.
   
2003 Senior Spectrum launches its Bridges Home Services Division, providing personnel support services to hundreds of older adults in central Maine
   
2006 The Muskie Center is donated to the organization by the City of Waterville.
   
2008 The Coastal Community Center in Damariscotta was purchased and opened.
   
  Our name was changed to Spectrum Generations to reflect our work with adults of all ages.
   
2010 The Southern Midcoast Community Center was opened in Topsham.
   
2011 Muriel Scott, President and CEO, and an original employee of Central Senior Citizens' Association passes away. Gerard Queally is named as the new President and CEO
   
2011-2016 CMS Innovations Grant Community-based Care Transitions (CCTP): In partnership with Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) and MaineHealth PHO, we served Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox Counties plus the towns of Harpswell and Brunswick and actively engaged with the discharge teams of Pen Bay Hospital, Mid-Coast Hospital and Maine Medical Center in managing the care transitions of 615 patients.
   
2012 We Sustain Maine, our award winning senior nutrition program using local food products from Maine farms, completed its kitchen upgrades ensuring we the storage and equipment to offer healthier Meals on Wheels and community center dining meals throughout the year.
   
2013 The Southern Midcoast Community Center relocates to the People Plus Community Center, building a strong bond of cooperation between the two organizations in greater Brunswick area. Our service areas are now referred to as the Southern Midcoast Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).
   
2014

HealthReach Community Health Centers awarded Spectrum Generations funding to improve access to quality care from its Maine Access Foundation Grant. With the support of the John T. Gorman Foundation, we reinstituted our Money Minders program, promoting senior independence.

   
2014 Our ADRC service is embedded with Beacon Health Care Critical Care Team (CCT) for Somerset and Northern Kennebec.
   
2014-2016 Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC) Community Health Worker (CHW) Grant: This grant directly addressed improving care for rural, high-risk community based older, disabled and/or care giving adults who have chronic conditions who were at high risk for experiencing increased adverse events such as emergency department care, hospitalization, use of Long Term Care (LTC) facilities and early death. By using early intervention and community and home-based services our CHW service reduced the risk of high cost interventions and resources and engaged over 80 patients to be more active and involved in their own health care.
   
2015 Spectrum Generations started its first year of a three-year grant with the Legacy Corps Program which helps caregivers of veterans and military members sustain their loved ones at home.
   
  Our first annual Sukeforth Family Festival of Trees premiered in Waterville.
   
2015 Mid-Maine Medical Practice (Maine General Health) ADRC Grant: From April-December 2015 our Aging and Disability Counselor (ADRC) engaged 19 complex patients whome the practice felt were at high risk for increasing utilization and have plateaued in addressing their health care needs.
   
2016 Our Adult Day Break (ADB) program expands to offer services to Intellectually Disabled adults through our Community and In-Home Support programs. The ADB Room at the Cohen Community Center is remodeled to better provide these services to our consumers.
   
  Awarded a 2 year, $636,000 ACL grant to build a sustainable CDSME network in Maine.
 
 
We thank our valued staff, dedicated volunteers
and community partners for our many successes!

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Home Office

Home Office
One Weston Court
Augusta, ME 04330
(800) 639-1553

Northern Kennebec County

Muskie Center
38 Gold Street
Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 873-4745

Lincoln County

Coastal Center
521 Main Street,
Damariscotta, ME 04543
(207) 563-1363

Waldo County

Waldo Center
18 Merriam Road
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-1190

Somerset County

Somerset Center
30 Leavitt Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-8552

Southern Kennebec County

Cohen Center
22 Town Farm Road
Hallowell, ME 04347
(207) 626-7777

Sagadahoc County

Sagadahoc ADRC
35 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-0475

Knox County

Knox ADRC
87 Elm Street, Suite 204A
Camden, ME 04843
207-596-0339

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