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Avita Of Wells

86 Sanford Road, Wells, ME 04090

Based on 22 reviews

Services and Housing Options

Assisted Living, Memory Care, Adult Day Care, Respite

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $4,329
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(980) 890-6880
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(207) 492-5982

Avita Of Wells Description

When someone you care about is coping with memory impairment, it can be a challenge for the whole family. The name, Avita, which translates to "for life," was inspired by our desire for residents to live their best lives with the help of caregivers who see them as unique individuals. Even if someone is facing physical difficulties or memory problems, they have not lost their spirit. Our goal is to make a positive difference in people’s lives by creating a special place where residents can thrive and families can have peace of mind.

Memory Care
Just because an individual may be coping with physical challenges or memory impairment does not mean they have lost their sense of self. Our goal at Northbridge Communities is to create a positive difference in people's lives and provide families with peace of mind. We do this by creating special places where residents can thrive.

Price Comparison

  • Estimated Facility Price: $4,329
  • Average City Price: $4,439
  • Average State Price: $4,439
  • Average National Price: $3,545
  • Ranking

  • Ranking in City: 1 out of 1 communities in Wells
  • Ranking in State: 15 out of 128 communities in ME
  • Parent Organization

    Avita Of Wells is a member of a larger group of communities called Northbridge Companies.

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    Avita Of Wells offers many amenities to its residents, including a fitness center, library, and dining hall. Avita Of Wells provides its residents with access to a fully-equipped fitness center, library, and dining hall. Residents can take advantage of the state-of-the-art fitness equipment, find a book in the library, or enjoy a meal with friends in the dining hall. With these amenities, Avita Of Wells strives to ensure that its residents have everything they need to live an enjoyable and comfortable life.

    Avita of Wells provides a wide range of services to its residents. In the gracious neighborhood dining spaces, residents can enjoy meals with friends and family in the private dining room. Sunrooms and screen porches provide outdoor living areas, while landscaped and secure interior courtyards provide secure outdoor space. Well-appointed living rooms offer plenty of comfort and entertainment options, while salon and barber services are also available. To keep residents connected, complimentary Wi-Fi is provided throughout the community.

    Memory Care Services and Amenities
    Avita Of Wells offers memory care services and amenities that provide a comfortable and secure environment for its residents. Residents receive escorts to meals and programming, assistance with dressing and grooming, assistance with bathing, medication management and reminders, continence care, housekeeping and linen service, as well as scheduled transportation to appointments. Avita Of Wells provides an array of services that ensure the safety and comfort of its memory care residents.


    medication monitoring

    24-hour staffing



    dementia care

    medication reminders

    personal care assistance

    medication management




    wellness & exercise programs

    community events

    cultural & educational activities


    daily meals

    private dining room for family gatherings


    personal laundry

    daily scheduled transportation

    weekly linen service

    weekly housekeeping

    full-time social coordinator

    s.t.a.r. club


    all utilities

    touch screen computers

    brain gym

    gracious dining room

    game rooms


    secure outdoor garden

    secure environment

    outdoor garden area


    beauty/barber salon

    internet café

    secure community




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    The Wells Beach Station Area

  • Population: 10,162 (small town)
  • Average Income: $66,578 (51% of the country has a higher median income)
  • Community Distance From City Center: 0.3 miles
  • Healthcare Nearby


    Southern Maine Health Care
    11.6 miles away
    SMHC Medical Center Sanford
    12.5 miles away
    York Hospital
    12.8 miles away
    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
    16.2 miles away
    Wentworth Health Partners - Adult & Children's medicine
    17.6 miles away


    Wisely Cannabis
    7.9 miles away
    Vetted Cannabis
    9.2 miles away
    Captains Cannabis
    9.3 miles away
    Shaw's Pharmacy
    10.2 miles away
    12.6 miles away


    Sanford Family Dental
    9.9 miles away
    Sanford Denture Clinic
    11.1 miles away
    Aspen Dental
    11.2 miles away
    Dr John Beaudoin
    11.7 miles away
    Community Dental - Biddeford
    12.2 miles away

    Essentials Nearby


    1.3 miles away

    Bus Stations

    10.2 miles away
    Ocean State Job Lot
    10.4 miles away
    10.9 miles away
    Biddeford Crossing (Target)
    11.0 miles away
    Boulder Way (Walmart)
    11.5 miles away


    Wells Superfood Market (IGA)
    0.3 miles away
    Hannaford Supermarket
    1.4 miles away
    Walmart Supercenter
    7.8 miles away
    8.2 miles away
    10.1 miles away


    People's United Bank
    6.1 miles away
    Atlantic Federal Credit Union
    9.6 miles away
    Partners Bank
    9.8 miles away
    Peoples Choice Credit Union
    9.9 miles away
    Northeast Credit Union
    10.1 miles away

    Things to do in the Area

    None Found


    The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
    2.0 miles away
    Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
    3.0 miles away
    Madelyn Max Preserve
    4.1 miles away
    Rogers Park
    4.6 miles away
    The Secret Garden
    4.8 miles away


    Eliot Commons
    16.3 miles away
    Maine Kittery Outlets
    16.4 miles away


    Ogunquit Performing Arts
    5.3 miles away
    Ogunquit Playhouse
    5.8 miles away
    George Marshall Store Gallery
    13.3 miles away
    City Theatre
    13.5 miles away
    The Strand
    16.9 miles away


    Mike’s Clam Shack
    1.0 miles away
    Maine Diner
    1.8 miles away
    Bull N’ Claw
    1.8 miles away
    Garden Street Bowl
    4.9 miles away
    On the Marsh
    5.6 miles away


  • High Temperature: 73°F
  • Low Temperature: 28°F
  • Average Temperature: 50.0°F
  • Day Breakdown: 123 days of rain, 41 days of snow and 199 days of sun
  • Precipitation: 1.4 inches a year
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    This community is licensed by the state of ME. It is a large-sized community with 75 total beds.


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    General Staff Rating
    Based on 12 total reviews
    Care Staff Rating
    Based on 12 total reviews
    Food Staff Rating
    Based on 1 total reviews
    Activities and Services Rating
    Based on 4 total reviews
    Karen M.

    5.0 rating

    This is the best place for people with memory issues. The place is beautiful, the staff are wonderful, the food is great. My mom lives there. If your loved one can't live at home, what a great environment. Lots of activities every day. And very welcoming to family members. If I get dementia, I would live their in a heartbeat.....

    Dasha Stewart

    3.0 rating

    Joseph Somers

    5.0 rating

    The staff is wonderful, all are kind, caring, and extremely knowledgeable. Before I signed the lease, all costs and aspects of care were thoroughly explained in an easy to understand manner. The facility itself is not what I expected. Upon my arrival, I thought I was at the wrong place. From the outside it looks more like a very nice motel than a longterm care facility. The interior is even better, it's bright, airy and all on one level. The rooms are quite pleasant, roomy, nicely furnished with large windows. I feel that my wife is now in the best possible place for her longterm care.

    Candis Regan

    5.0 rating

    Huge shout out to Lisa Nassif and all of Avita of Wells! Lisa has a “can do” attitude and a good pulse on the entire Avita community!!

    Diane Larose

    5.0 rating

    Team Avita! Everything we've come up against, had always been guided by this great, creative, funny, and loving staff! Rosie, being the one who met with me first, pulled me right out of the zone of indifference, and we haven't looked back since! She and Matt Tremblay have gone above and beyond to accommodate both parents.xo. Wendy and Angela are crafty in handling situations sensitively. Again... THANK YOU!

    Michele Watson

    5.0 rating

    My experience with the staff at Avita, mainly Rosi and Matt, has been nothing but a positive experience. They have been nothing but warm, caring, funny , and honest. My father is very well taken care of and exceptionally fed, thanks Matt!

    Lisa Nassif

    5.0 rating

    I truly love Avita and have since I moved my Mom and Dad into the Stroudwater Avita from Stroudwater Lodge. The care and detail to my parents needs were always top notch. My brothers and sisters all became family with their employees and felt cared for as well. I learned so much and wanted to be part of the Northbridge family on a more helpful level and be able to help other families the way my family was helped. I am happy to say that I was able to to join the team at Avita if Wells over a year ago as their Director of sales and have loved being a part of this amazing family. I am so thankful to have this opportunity to be able to be that resource to others and share our community with them.

    David Fawcett

    5.0 rating

    Brad Fawcett

    5.0 rating

    Carla Rogers

    5.0 rating

    In November of 2020, after the passing of our father, we were faced with the reality that our mother, who has dementia, could not live on her own and needed around the clock care. Avita of Wells was recommended as the best place in our area for long term, memory care, and we have been so thrilled with how this transition has gone over the past two months. To make a decision like this, during the best of times is hard enough. But to have to do this during COVID, knowing how little we would be able to see her, made it so much harder.Lisa, our sales person, was attentive, thorough and responsive during the investigation and decision making process. We would send her scores of questions each day, and none of them were left unanswered. Another reason why Avita of Wells was a great option was their amazing record of no COVID cases since the pandemic started last spring. They test their staff and residents regularly and managed to keep life fairly normal inside the community for the folks who live there. They allowed us to tour the facility in person (with all COVID precautions in place of course), and they allowed weekly in person visits which was a huge plus as most places were doing video tours and not allowing any in person visits. On our first visit we met most of the senior leadership team who took time to learn about our mother and address all our questions and concerns. When Matt, the Head Chef, knows as much about dementia care as Era, the Resident Care Director, you know you are in a special place.Days before move in, Avita of Wells had their first case of a resident testing positive for COVD during their routine testing, which changed our ability to move Mom in ourselves. We had to literally drop her stuff at the door and leave it to the staff to set up her room and settle her in, and what a wonderful job they did. We got many facetime calls from the staff the first few days, showing us Mom’s room and making sure we were happy with how everything was set up for her. But more importantly, we had wonderful, thorough, kind, thoughtful and compassionate communication from all members of the staff about Mom’s adjustment and how she is doing.Some staff members gave us their personal cell phones to text them at any time. Others will send random emails, texts and photos just sharing a story about something Mom did one day, or what they are observing and how they are helping her when she is “pleasantly confused.” Less than two months into this massive transition, our mother is doing so well, making friends, engaging in the daily activities in the community, and always telling us how wonderful the folks are there who take care of her. The staff sit and look at her photo albums with her, they take the time to listen to her when she is feeling sad about the loss of her husband of 60 years, they help her stream mass from her home church on her iPad, they know that she likes orange marmalade on just about everything, and they are compassionate, kind and loving to her. They are the stand in family for us right now, while we can’t be with her and we are so at peace that she is in wonderful hands and being well cared for.We hope these details of our experience of transitioning your loved one to long term care in these crazy, difficult times, will help you as you make your decision. And we can say with confidence that the staff of Avita of Wells have gone above and beyond our expectations to help make this transition as smooth as possible for our mother as well as for us.

    Josiah P.

    5.0 rating

    My wife’s grandmother has lived at Avita of Wells for about two years. Pre-COVID, we would visit and always be warmly welcomed by the staff and residents. We especially appreciate how hard the staff work to create special events for residents and their families, such as a Polar Express Night, visit from Santa, and Halloween Night. The staff also takes the time to recognize residents individually with their newsletter, social media, and “Member of the Month” event, where staff work with families to create a special slideshow about their loved one and invite family and friends to a small ceremony. Avita of Wells truly works hard to create a sense of community not just for residents but their families.

    Kelli Morrison

    5.0 rating

    I work with such an amazing group of Directors and staff! They are so compassionate and caring! Love this Community!

    Ruth & Butch Farnsworth

    5.0 rating

    My mom lived at Avita Wells for over 2 years and received wonderful care. The team actually cares about the people who live there. Now my aunt is dealing with dementia and I am so fortunate that she will be able to move to a place that provides the care and assistance that she needs. It's not easy dealing with dementia clients, but I have seen nothing but love and support provided to the residents from the staff at Avita.

    matt Tremblay

    5.0 rating

    Avita of Wells is an amazing place to work. The care I see provided to our residents is heart warming. I love working with this team and company!

    Kathleen Covell

    5.0 rating

    My Mom is living at Avita and this place is awesome!!! This is a dementia care only home and the activities are designed around keeping the residents engaged throughout the day, therefore stimulating their brains and slowing down the progression of dementia. We have no regrets with Mom living here!!

    Jennifer Genest

    5.0 rating

    Our experience with Avita has been wonderful; every staff member cares for Dad with great gentleness, compassion, and respect for who he is, designing his day around his interests and what he finds meaningful or fun. He is safe and well-cared for. What's more, the staff there support and care for us--his family--in every way we need help during his move-in and during difficult decisions. Their compassionate and frequent training, too, makes them the most knowledgable memory care facilities around. Highly recommend!

    Courtney Freeman

    5.0 rating

    The Team at Avita of Wells is one of the most welcoming group of people I have had the honor of knowing. You walk into the building and are immediately greeted by Wendy and her cheerfulness. As you walk around the building it is apparent that the Residents are well taken care of by Rosi and her Team; and maintain their purpose through Angela and her programming.The Community is well taken care of, Associates are smiling. Anyone would be lucky to have their loved one have this be their home.

    Tim Peaslee

    2.0 rating

    I worked there one night and found a lot of problems with staff not knowing what to do if situations arised and a few did and how to care for someone is need of training your staff correctly and watching a video on how to do this for 3 minutes does not do it, and get hospice to train people on how to take care of a person that is on hospice and lifting a person with a hoyer lift needs to be address.

    Wendy Bucacci

    5.0 rating

    I have been very fortunate to have been working for this company for over 3 years. It’s an incredible feeling to truly and honestly love my job, love the people I work with and the absolute BEST part of my job...Our incredible residents and their families❤️

    Nathalie Descheneaux

    5.0 rating

    As a therapy provider, I get to work with many assisted living communities. Avita of Wells is one of the BEST facilities in Maine. The PEOPLE make the difference. The team CARES and the residents are well taken care of. The facility is beautiful, always spotless and very inviting. The neighborhoods are just the right size. The activity director is amazing and residents are provided with activities that are engaging and meaningful.-Kuddos Avita of Wells for the care excellence you provide!

    Ann Couture

    5.0 rating

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