qualifying for social security benefits

If you or someone you love is unable to work due to an illness or life-long disability, you might be eligible for assistance. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers resources for people who are unable to earn a living wage due to a disability. If your disability will last for at least a year or … Continued

trade association selects ohi employee as maine’s award winner

HERMON, ME – Wende Tyler of OHI received her American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) 2017 Maine Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Award on May 3 at a ceremony in San Antonio, Texas. Tyler is the third OHI DSP to receive the award in the past five years. In addition … Continued

how to make your bathroom accessible for people with disabilities

By Paul Denikin DadKnowsDIY.com (It is estimated that one in six children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a developmental disability. My daughter Maggie is one of them. When she was born, my wife and I quickly learned that we had to make some minor – and major – changes to … Continued

ohi celebrates selection as hannaford helps reusable bag program beneficiary

  HERMON, ME – OHI has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for January 2017.   This exciting program has been designed to support local nonprofits like OHI. For every blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag with the good karma messagepurchased at the Broadway Street Hannaford store, OHI will receive a $1 donation … Continued

brewer food pantry holds food drive; gears up for holiday baskets

OHI, Hermon – The Brewer Area Food Pantry holds a food drive 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Brewer Hannaford parking lot at 383 Wilson Street. With the food drive taking place on Halloween, treat bags will be provided to children who accompany parents to donate. “The food pantry depends upon donations … Continued

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