Orono doctor opens nursing home care business

ORONO, Maine (WABI) – Meghann Derosier has had quite the journey to opening Dignified Medical Care.

She didn’t always want to follow in her mother’s footsteps to get into medicine, but after doing some research, she knew it was the right path.

“I think it probably sort of is one of the reasons why I’m the type of physician I am, but my son was diagnosed with Leukemia, and that transition of him being sick and going into the Air Force was one that was really life changing for me,” Derosier said.

After being deployed to Afghanistan, Derosier realized she needed to put her family first, but shortly after leaving the Air Force, she was faced with a cancer diagnosis of her own.

“I’ve seen the stages that different families and patients go through, really has helped me become more of a human that has a medical doctor’s brain rather than a medical doctor,” Derosier said.

For the last few years, she’s been working as a medical director in…

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