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Penquis Takes Over Assisted Living Services

Catherine Pegram

Penquis will soon be taking over assisted living services for 90 residents in Bangor, Camden and Millinocket.Eastern Area Agency on Aging recently announced it could no longer afford to offer help for those living in Freeses, Merry Gardens or Sterns.Under a new contract with the state, Penquis will now provide such things as meals, personal care and medication help, starting October 1st. We’re told nothing will change for any of the residents.