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April Bloom Assisted Living

5037 Durham East, Columbia, MD 21044

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April Bloom Assisted Living is conveniently located in central Howard County, MD in the quiet, upscale Beaverbrook community. We provide affordable quality sheltered senior care in an assisted living environment with qualified staff 24/7, offering stimulating activities. The accommodating meals...

Bryant Woods Manor Memory Care and Assisted Living

10461 Waterfowl Terrrace, Columbia, MD 21044

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Bryant Woods Assisted Living offers short & long term care to residents living in the Columbia Maryland and Baltimore, DC Maryland Metro area. We provide a loving home environment with 24-hour care for one affordable monthly rate. We respect the dignity of our residents and strive to provide...

Sunrise of Columbia

6500 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD 21044

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Residences at Vantage Point

5400 Vantage Point Rd, Columbia, MD 21044

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Residences at Vantage Point in Columbia, Maryland, a not-for-profit, non-denominational Life Plan Community with all the extras you could imagine.You've done quite a lot in your life. When it comes to some things, you've done enough. Mowing the lawn, fixing the meals, shoveling snow, repairing...

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Aastoria II

6636 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044

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Aastoria II is located in Columbia, MD in Howard County. Our residential care home provides what you need each day in an area that is great to call home. Those who spend time in Columbia appreciate all that it has to offer. Residents and guests enjoy checking out Robinson Nature Center, Lake...

Clarksville Assisted Living

7246 Guilford Road, Clarksville, MD 21029

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We are passionately committed to making a difference in people's lives by offering high quality and supportive services for our seniors in a loving environment. We help them maintain their independence and exercise choice as they live a stress-fee life. Our staff has more than 15 years of...

Brighton Gardens of Columbia

7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia, MD 21045

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Brighton Gardens of Columbia is located in the planned city of Columbia, Maryland, a city nationally ranked as one of the 10 Best Places to Live by MONEY, CNN, and FORBES. Against the perfect blend of parks, walking paths, and abundant shopping, Brighton Gardens of Columbia offers a beautifully...

Morningside House of Ellicott City

5330 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042

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Morningside House is a leading Assisted Living & Alzheimer's care provider proudly serving seniors and their families in our Baltimore/Washington area residences. Our communities offer the perfect mix of personal care and hospitality tailored to meet the individual needs of our residents. Our...

Agape Senior Home

9420 Ridgeview Drive, Columbia, MD 21046

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Total Assisted Living Home

12026 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759

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Newly Renovated and Affordable at its best!!!     It is our policy to admit and provide care for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, handicap, age, sex, marital status, religion or sexual preference. Eligibility for admission is based on Physician's...

Arbor Terrace Fulton

11584 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759

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Arbor Terrace Fulton looks at senior living differently. That’s because we believe no matter where you are in life, you deserve to pursue your passions, maintain meaningful relationships, and live every day to its fullest. With our state-of-the-art senior living and memory care community designed...

Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City

3100 N Ridge Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Welcome to Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City! Our approach to Assisted Living includes a variety of services - from independent living to adaptive personal assistance; from dementia care to short-term stays. This flexibility allows us to continually meet the changing needs of our...

New Life Assisted Living I

6901 Scarlet Oak Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075

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In the quiet unincorporated town of Elkridge, Maryland in Howard County is the New Life Assisted Living I residential care home. Just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Baltimore, this rural community is surrounded by parks. To the northwest is Rockburn Branch Park and Belmont Manor and...

LifeSpring

2200 Pleasant Villa Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228

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Assisted Living Management was founded in 1999 and currently owns and operates six turn-of-the-century homes focused on enhancing the quality of life for all seniors. Each home is licensed for 15 residents and has been designed specifically for seniors. A place that gives residents control over...

Angel's Touch Assisted Living

12799 Buttercup Ct, West Friendship, MD 21794

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Angel’s Touch is a unique assisted living community for senior adults. Aging can be a difficult process – humbling for even the strongest person. Watching relatives struggle with this experience, we were motivated to open our home to seniors in 1997 to help them better deal with the aging...

Rolling Meadows

303 North Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228

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Assisted Living Management was founded in 1999 and currently owns and operates six turn-of-the-century homes focused on enhancing the quality of life for all seniors. Each home is licensed for 15 residents and has been designed specifically for seniors. A place that gives residents control over...

Morningside House of Laurel

7700 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD 20707

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Morningside House of Laurel is an assisted living community located in Laurel, Maryland in Prince George's County and home to just over 25,000 people. Laurel is a quiet town close to Baltimore and D.C. and residents will be able to take trips to shows, events and concerts. Residents will also be...

Paradise Assisted Living

6348 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228

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At Paradise Assisted Living we combine comfortable living with quality healthcare to ensure our residents receive all the comforts of home. The warmth and hospitality of this gracious community is felt the moment you step onto our wrap-around, covered front porch, walk through the door, and enter...

Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

15016 Eastway Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20905

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2013 EXCELLENCE AWARD AS RATED BY FAMILIES. WE HAVE BEEN RATED DEFICIENCY FREE BY THE STATE AND COUNTY INSPECTIONS.

Atrium Active Home

2701 Martello Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904

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>The Atrium Active Home is located in Silver Springs, Maryland and is designed to give seniors the ability to live a comfortable, independent life, all without having to worry about the staff or individuals working on site. The assisted living and personal care services offered by Atrium...

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Learn More About Memory Care in Columbia, MD

Columbia is a master-planned community located within the Baltimore metropolitan area. This census-designated community is made up of ten smaller villages and is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live and retire in the state of Maryland.

Memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.


Cost of Memory Care in Columbia, MD

The median monthly cost of memory care in Columbia is about $6,900 in the city proper and $5,800 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of memory care in the state of Maryland is around $5,800.


Learn More About Columbia, MD

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Columbia is considered more expensive than the national average. This is due in part to the high property taxes that residents of this planned community are required to pay.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing10898118111109112

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64Median income age 65+Median household incomeAverage individual incomeMedian employee salaryAverage property taxOne-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate$118,805 per year$79,735 per year$103,331 per year$49,056 per year$49,571 per year$5,006 per year$1,097 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Columbia, MD include:

Howard County General Hospital

  • Facility type: non-profit acute care
  • Bed count: 240+
  • Specialties: cardiac care, intensive care unit, emergency services, musculoskeletal care

Laurel Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: university short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 120+
  • Specialties: emergency care, respiratory care, diabetes care

Spring Grove Hospital Center

  • Facility type: government psychiatric
  • Bed count: 670+
  • Specialties: inpatient services, residential services

Weather and Climate

Columbia’s climate is classified as hot humid continental, which means Columbia experiences four distinct seasons with widely varying average temperatures. Columbia receives above average amounts of precipitation and the summers are considered to be extremely hot and muggy. The average humidity level is 64%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum31.4°F40.7°F22°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum75.1°F87.1°F63.1°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 87

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 45.3”

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size39.614.3%104,6293,277.1 per square mile2.54

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.3%12.7%26.3%9.3%<0.1%4.7%47.3%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Columbia, MD: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election

DemocraticRepublicanOther64.1%30.6%5.3%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The census-designated community of Columbia was first opened in 1967 with the core humanitarian value of combating issues of racial, religious, and class segregation. For over 50 years, Columbia has been a shining example of the power of civic planning and was even ranked by CNN as the 5th best place to live in the country in 2020. All of these factors make Columbia an excellent option for seniors looking to settle down in a quiet, friendly community.

Columbia is an example of a master-planned community, which means that its entire layout is designed around central locations that interconnect the various neighborhoods. Columbia features ten individual villages that are centered around Lake Kittamaqundi, a large man-made lake, and The Mall in Columbia shopping center. One fun fact about Columbia is that all of the streets are named after famous artworks and pieces of literature.

Columbia has a thriving arts and cultural scene centered around its outdoor venues and local bars. Popular spots for music performances include Nottingham’s Tavern, the Green Turtle, and the Merriweather Post Pavilion. Columbia is also home to the Howard County Library System, which is ranked as one of the top libraries in the country according to Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings. The Columbia Association maintains a number of recreational facilities including 29 outdoor and indoor swimming pools, an ice rink, and an equestrian center. The association also operates four different senior centers in Columbia that provide daytime supervision and social interaction.

Transportation

The Regional Transportation Authority of Maryland (RTA) oversees a number of local bus routes in Columbia as well as regional routes that connect the community to the District of Columbia and the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. Bus routes between New York City and New Brunswick, New Jersey are operated by the privately owned company Ourbus.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in Maryland

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