Active Independent Living Minutes from Back Bay in Portland, ME

Experience a fulfilling senior lifestyle at The Woods at Canco. In your new independent living community, you'll have the time to join friends for social events, pursue your favorite hobbies, and live life the way you've always wanted.

Starting at $2,929 / month

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Senior Living Amenities to Enhance Your Senior Lifestyle.

At The Woods at Canco, you'll enjoy the flexibility of choosing from a calendar of monthly events, growing friendships with neighbors around a game of cards, or exercising in the fitness area. Independent living amenities at The Woods at Canco mean you can focus on living life your way.

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Nestled among the trees near Canco Woods, The Woods at Canco independent living community offers a true sense of community, with plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces to gather with friends. View our senior living images, and then schedule a tour to visit our community in person.

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A Fulfilling and Active Senior Living Community in Portland, ME

While our friendly employees handle the details of daily living, you can enjoy your free time at The Woods at Canco in Portland, ME. Our culinary employees prepare delicious meals and housekeeping does the cleaning. Enjoy the freedom of independent living, with the option to hire your own care provider.

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Senior Living Amenities to Enhance Your Senior Lifestyle.

At The Woods at Canco, you'll enjoy the flexibility of choosing from a calendar of monthly events, growing friendships with neighbors around a game of cards, or exercising in the fitness area. Independent living amenities at The Woods at Canco mean you can focus on living life your way.

Who We Are

In a gorgeous retreat setting close enough to Back Cove to smell the sea, The Woods at Canco senior living community serves as your starting point for new experiences and opportunities.

Begin right next door with a stroll along the accessible trail loop through Canco Woods, or by checking out the lighthouses of Casco Bay. In nearby Payson Park, you’ll find walking paths, a playground and ball fields where you might watch a ball game.

In charming Portland, just minutes away, you can explore Old Port’s 19th century buildings, cobblestone streets, and shops and restaurants. Enjoy museum exhibits and music performances. Of course, plenty of casual dining options await you in Portland – from American to Asian Fusion to, of course, lobster.

To learn more about the experience of senior living at The Woods at Canco, schedule your personal tour today.

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Engage Life

No matter your interests, no matter your personality, you'll find exceptional opportunities to learn new skills, socialize, stay fit and achieve goals with Holiday's signature Engage Life® program. Through six dimensions of engagement, you'll discover a new level of senior living.

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Eat Well. Live Well.

Wellness starts with nutrition. That's why Holiday's professional dining team designs their meals around your dietary and nutritional needs. We work with you to optimize your health with three delicious chef-prepared meals every day of the week.

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Quality First

You can rest assured knowing that Holiday communities maintain the highest standard of quality. In addition to yearly, unannounced quality enhancement reviews, we also receive state oversight and regulation to ensure we continue to provide exceptional service to our residents.

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Stroll through Canco Woods. Catch a game of the Portland Sea Dogs. Spend time in nature at Payson Park. For a fun daytrip, explore the Portland Head Light lighthouse. Nearby, you’ll also find plenty of options to get together with friends to watch music performances or dine out at a variety of restaurants such as Tipo Italian restaurant or Susan’s Fish and Chips Seafood restaurant. With convenient access to neighborhood happenings, you can pursue a lifestyle of social connection at Holiday The Woods at Canco, a welcoming independent senior living community.

Your Safety

To ensure the safety of all of our residents, Holiday has established comprehensive emergency response plans. Whether the threat comes from severe weather or an illness, we stand ready to protect you quickly and effectively.

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*LIMITED TIME OFFER. Executed and accepted residency agreement required by February 28, 2023. Offer subject to availability at participating locations. Offer for $500 discount to monthly rental rate for 1-3 months, with the length of the monthly discount subject to location. Offer valid for new residents only; short-term guests and transfers within an existing Holiday community and from other Atria and Holiday communities are not eligible. Discount applies to monthly rental rate, which is subject to future rate increases pursuant to the residency agreement. Not valid with any other offers, discounts or promotions, except as may be specifically permitted by a participating location. See Community Sales Manager for complete residency details. Offer expires February 28, 2023.