Cottages For Sale

Interested in moving to Orono and living in one of Maine's Premiere retirement Communities? Click "Learn More" to see a full listing of our Cottages that are currently for sale. While you are at it check out some of our 360 tours to see for yourself just how much you'll love living here.

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Recent News

Short-term Stay a Big Hit

In the past couple months families are really taking advantage of the new Short-term Stay Services.  Whether your loved one is receiving hospice services at home or is being cared for by family members due to illness or decline, Dirigo Pines short-term stay services will allow you the flexibility of brief respite periods following a hospital admission or for vacations or other times when you need to be away.  Having this care option will give you the peace of mind knowing that your loved one will be well cared for while you take a break from your caregiving role.  Call us today at 866-3400 to pre-plan your loved one’s stay at Dirigo Pines.

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Putting Green Opens

Following a barbecue, residents and staff recently gathered for the Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting, and naming of the Piney Knoll Putting Green.  Despite a drizzle, a large crowd watched the first ever putting contest where cottage resident Joe sank a long putt to claim to claim his prize and title.  Residents have continued the putting contests every Saturday morning. 

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Fish Stocking

Holding the bag of trout is Mike Bourgon of Dirigo Pines with fly-fishing rookies Cora  and Dolores looking on before they are released into the Dirigo ponds.  The ladies are getting ready for the Annual Dirigo Pines Fishing Derby & BBQ on Friday, June 6 from 9 AM - 1 PM at the Dearborn Pond.

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Fly-fishing in Steller Pond

Gateway Seniors Without Wall recently hosted a free fly-fishing demonstration at one of the Dirigo Pines Retirement Community ponds.  Fly-fishing expert Dave Walker had a beautiful display of reels, rods, flies and assorted fishing items for attendees to handle and use.  Coincidentally, Dirigo Pines was stocking trout during the presentation so students could get an up-close look at what they might be catching.  Walker, seen here with the hat, has 2 original flies displayed in the Orvis catalog.

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Art Show Huge Success

Fourteen artists had their works displayed in five of our beautiful cottages in May.  Although it was a rainy day, residents and the public enjoyed shuttling around the cottages to the different displays.  See here is artist Jayne Bowler with cottage host Emily Taylor.

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Meet The Staff

JoAnn Gallant, LRCA

Executive Director


Life on Other Planets

09/04/14 @ 19:15

Professor Neil Comins will present "Life on Other Planets" on Thursday, September 4 at 7:15 in the Penobscot Media Room.

Campfire for Alzheimer's

09/04/14 @ 19:15

Join us for S'mores and a sing along on the main patio of the Dirigo Inn on Thursday, September 4th at 7:15 PM.

End of Life Choices

09/08/14 @ 19:15

Bill Jose of USM will be here to talk on End of Life Choices and Decision Making on Monday, September 9 at 7:15 PM in the Penobscot Media Room.  The public is welcomed to attend.

The Promise of the West

09/09/14 @ 19:15

Dr. Liam Riordan of UMaine will be here to speak on The Promise of the West on Tuesday, September 9 at 7:15 PM in the Penobscot Media Room.

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We'd like to invite you for a guided tour of beautiful Dirigo Pines Retirement Community. Please give us a call, toll-free, 1-866-344-3400 or simply fill in the request form below and a Dirigo Pines representative will be contacting you.

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