In addition to naming this state-of-the-art healthcare facility, donors are provided an opportunity to create a lasting legacy by proudly displaying their name or permanently recognizing and memorializing a loved one.
Art – 22 Named – There will be a fine assortment of art throughout the facility to enhance the visual, emotional and spiritual support to patients and loved ones. Barbara Foster in Memory of Fred Norris(1); Care & Comfort (3); Lois Dickson (2); Bob & Karen Hilt (3); John Mullen, MD (1); Art Thompson (1); Carl & Paula Flora (4) Edwena Whited (1); anonymous in Private Meeting Room (2); Maine Agri-Women (1); Sharon & Dirk Duncan (1); Tim Gagnon (1); Dr. David Jones (1)
This inpatient facility will offer the highest level of inpatient hospice and palliative care including therapeutic, social, emotional, spiritual and grief support.
Chapel (1) $100,000 – NAMED
The nondenominational chapel will offer a serene location for families to draw strength and comfort from their faith and each other. by Mike & Carol MacPherson
Chapel – Outside Chapel Sitting Area (1) $5,000 –
Chapel $60,000 – Stained Glass Window (donated by Diocese of Portland)
Children’s Playroom/Logan’s Room (1) $100,000 – NAMED
This room will dedicate space for activities that are enjoyed by young and old, patient or loved one. It will feature an art center, building blocks, video gaming nook (with headphones), TVs and comfortable seating. In memory of our beloved son, Logan Graves, by Bob and Lynne Graves.
Clean Linen Supply Room (1) $5,000
Comfort Food $25,000 (on-going fund) – NAMED Mary Bergen, in memory of husband, William Bergen, D.O.
Family Kitchen (1) $50,000
The Family Dining Area will be a welcoming and frequently visited space with dining and food preparation facilities for families who wish to share home cooked meals together.
Family Dinning Area (1) $50,000 As family and visitors visit the dinning area they will see your thoughtful and much appreciated donation.
Family Kitchen Food Pantry (1) $2,000 – NAMED by Spragueville Extension Homemakers; Aroostook County Homemakers; Ned and Mona Cyr
Family Kitchen Food Prep Area (1) $1,000 by Dean & Carmen Wiggins
Family Living Room (1) $100,000 NAMED
The Family Living Room will offer a homelike environment featuring a fireplace for patients, families and visitors to gather, rest, receive visitors, and make the most of their times together. In memory of Maxine Duncan by Duncan Family.
Family Living Room Fireplace (1) $10,000 – NAMED In memory of Roger H. Hunter by his loving son, Doug Hunter
Family Living Room Furniture – (1) $3,000 – NAMED by Plourde Furniture
Family Living Room Library $5,000 – NAMED by County Federal Credit Union
Flag Poles (3) $1,000 ea – 2 Named – This is an opportunity to display patriotism, while creating a legacy. In memory of Arnold Davis by Joyce Davis (1); Betty Rinehart (1);
Front Porch/Entrance (1) $10,000
Gardens – Brick in Walk Way $1,000 lg, $500 med, $250 sm – 7 Named –
The Memorial Garden walkway will contain memorial bricks to allow families to memorialize loved ones or proudly display a family name to demonstrate their love and support for the AROOSTOOK ‘House of Comfort’. Large: Barbara Foster in Memory of Fred Norris (1); Bob & Karen Hilt (3); N. Christopher Kelley (2); Medium: Philip & Delores Beals (1); Small:
Gardens – Memorial Benches (6) $10,000 – 1 Named –
These hand-crafted benches will provide patients, families, and visitors an opportunity to sit and enjoy the beautiful and peaceful surrounding. by Brian & Dianne Ketchum
Gardens – Memorial Garden (1) $16,000 – NAMED
This beautiful garden will allow everyone an opportunity to relax and sort through their thoughts as they enjoy the serene beauty of the garden, birds, and nature. by Dave & Jennifer Whitaker
Gardens – Memorial Fountain (1) – NAMED by Hews Family
Gardens – Miniature Suite Gardens (6) $2,000 ea – Each suite will have a beautiful garden to view through their window. It will be a means of peace, comfort, and beauty for patients and their families.
Gardens – Porch Garden $5,000 – This garden will be a main focal point to all visitors to the hospice house. The beauty of the house begins on the outside. A wonderful naming opportunity.
Gazebo/Meditation Area (1) $100,000
The campus will feature a gazebo located among the gardens and grounds for a private, serene resting spot for families.
Greeting Area (1) – $15,000 – This highly visible area will be where our friendly volunteers will welcome visitors to the hospice home.
Greeting Area Furniture (1) $5,000 – NAMED by Larry & Anne LaPlante
Hallway – North Hallway (1) $1,000 –
Hallway – Main Hallway (1) $10,000 each
Hallway – Service & Staff Hallway (1) $7,500 –
Housekeeping Supply Room (1) $1,000
IT / IS Room (1) $20,000 – NAMED by MMG Insurance Company
Laundry (family) Room (1) $2,500 –
Medical Administration Office (1) $25,000 – NAMED This office will be used by staff and volunteers on a daily basis as care and comfort are coordinated for each patient. In memory of William “Bill” and Peggy Smythe.
Medical Staff Break Room (1) $10,000 –
Medical Staff Showers/Lockers Rooms (1) $5,000 –
Medical Supply Room/Pharmaceuticals (1) $5,000 – NAMED This area of the hospice house will be for storage and dispensing of the medications and medical supplies necessary for the comfort of the patients. by Northern Maine Community College Nursing Students
Meeting Room – Large Private Meeting Room (1) $75,000 – NAMED by Joyce & Arnie Davis Family
Meeting Room – Large Private Meeting Room Fireplace (1) $7,500 – NAMED by Mike & Patty Young
Meeting Room – Small Private Family Meeting Room (1) $25,000 – NAMED by Ray & Sandy Gauvin
Nurses Office (1) $15,000 – NAMED – This private area, just off the nurses station, is an area where nurses can discuss the comfort and care of the patients. by Janet Durgin
Nurses Station (1) $25,000 – NAMED – This prominent area is the hub of activity for the specially trained professional and volunteer staff that will care for patients and their families. by Rollan & Betty Walker
Oxygen Room (1) $10,000 –
Patient Suites (6) $100,000 each
Each patient suite will have a bed and comfort area for the patient and also provide an area for family seating with a sleeper sofa, and private bath with shower.
Sitting Areas (5) 2-Large $10,000-NAMED, 2-Medium $5,000, and 1-Small $2,5000 ea – These sitting areas will be located directly across from each room. It is an area where family and friends can have privacy outside of the patient’s room. Large: by United Insurance Group (1); in loving memory of Don & Betty Cassidy by their children Don, Joe, Bethany & Family (1); Medium: Small:
Trails – Natures Trail Pathway (1) $50,000
Tree of Life Leaf (30) $2,000 each – 4 Named (Butterflies) – Please choose one of our icons (house, heart, or butterfly) that will be proudly displayed on our Tree Wall. Renee Fournier (1); Bette Rinehart (2); by Mark & Cathy Simonson (1);
Trees $500 – 4 Named – A tree stands tall for everyone to enjoy its beauty from near and afar. Robert & Nanette (Kelley) Balliot (1); Lunar Chapter #126 OES (1); Maine Harley Owners Group-Aroostook County Chapter (1); Marilyn MacDonald & Family in memory of Marty MacDonald
Utility Room (heating system) $20,000
Utility Room (Dirty Utility Room) (1) $2,500
Vestibule (2) – Main Vestibule (entrance from porch); Staff /Service Vestibule $5,000
Naming opportunities are subject to approval and acceptance by the AROOSTOOK ‘House of Comfort’ Board of Directors.