BRIDGTON — Woodlands Senior Living has received approval for a new memory care facility on North High Street in Bridgton and moving ahead with plans for construction.

The Bridgton Planning Board met earlier in July and offered tentative approval for the facility, which will be a 48-bed facility for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory impairments.

Woodlands, a Maine-based, family-owned and operated organization operates 15 facilities in nine locations statewide. The Bridgton site will be a 24,000-square-foot building featuring feature the latest developments for memory care, including abundant natural light, home-scaled areas for resident engagement and safety systems. It will be Woodlands’ second location in Cumberland County, and is expected to include on-site amenities such as a beauty salon, a physical and occupational therapy center, and a large outside courtyard.

Construction will begin this summer with an anticipated opening in the fall of 2022.

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