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Photo of Lighthouse Senior Living at Rose Manor LLC for Ellicott City
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Besides being relatively close to most the family, It had the friendliest staff, a homey feel and the residents were engaged if able.Activities were planned but we never saw them. We just felt Dad would be...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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Senior living at Heartlands Ellicott City is simply the best. The entire campus feels safe whether walking during the day or night. The staff and assistants are all so helpful and friendly. Everyone treats...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to HeartLands, a Five Star Senior Living community and Howard County's premier rental retirement community. We are the only community in the county that offers cottages and apartments. Located on 48 picturesque acres near historic Ellicott City, we are close to antique and specialty...
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I tell anyone who asks that my father has been doing so well since moving in. He's calm, relaxed, always seems content, swelling in ankles has gone down. We liked the area, quiet dead end street. How clean...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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I don't think they aren't very attentive when it comes to bathing/showering. Not doing it for them, but getting them started. Making sure they eat all of their meals even when they don't want to, at least a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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We picked this community because of the variety of activities, very friendly people- staff and residents-- warm environment, lovely rooms, convenient location and excellent food.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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My experience was great. I really liked the place and the professionalism of the owner and staff. My brother was not there long before he passed. However, the time he was, he was well cared for. I would...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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...
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I would give high marks to Brighton gardens and would recommend the facility. What has made it such a great experience so far is the caring staff and administrator. Can't remember her name
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Lorien Harmony Hall and the experience has been mostly great. The friendliness, staff and care services are great. The music and activities are also great. I would...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Harmony Hall assisted living has been a landmark in Howard County for over a quarter of a century. With a focus on quality care, socialization, and independence for, our philosophy encourages our residents to thrive and embrace a care free lifestyle, while receiving all the care they need at any...
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The staff at Atrium Village have been wonderful. They made a tough transition for my mom much more palatable. She was still in mourning for my Dad and was uprooted from her home to this Senior Living...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Located on almost 8 wooded acres just off Lakeside Boulevard on Atrium Court in Owings Mills, Maryland, you will find Atrium Village; a retirement community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. Designed for those who want companionship and amenities with a hospitality...
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We were quite happy with them even though my dad was not there for long. My dad was only there for 9 days until he passed away. He was in hospice and they took him in with the knowledge that he would be...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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Photo of Charter Senior Living at Woodholme Crossing
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Appropriate staffing for the residents needs seemed to be in deficit. Lack of staff members understanding the care of the residents. My husband could tell a drop in the offerings on the menu by the end of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
With more help, if you need it, it’s good to be home.Here you get to redefine your independence, build new friendships and explore new hobbies. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need when you need it. So go ahead and play bingo or join your new friends for...
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Photo of Woodholme Gardens
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My mother has been a resident of Woodholme Gardens for 2 months. The entire staff is friendly and welcoming and has been very supportive to our family. The attention and support the staff gives my mother is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Situated in a private, wooded setting, Woodholme Gardens is a cozy senior living community located near Northwest Hospital, Sinai Hospital, Greater Baltimore Medical Center and John Hopkins Hospital as well as Woodholme Shopping Center, the Baltimore Zoo and National Aquarium. Wake up every day...
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Photo of Arden Courts A ProMedica Memory Care Community in Pikesville
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Whenever I have made a request, the staff follows through to make it happen. They are reassuring and competent. The caregivers treat my husband with respect and use humor in their interactions with him. I am...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...
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It has been a good experience overall! There have been a couple of people who were not very attentive, but over the past couple months, it has gotten better. Overall, most people were very helpful...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Springhouse of Pikesville is a gracious home and assisted senior living community. With more than 20 years of experience, Springhouse enables residents to enjoy a worry-free lifestyle in an environment that includes personal care, medical support, and engaging activities.Conveniently located in...
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The quality of care is great, but he doesn't need much care. The meals are good, but he doesn't do many meals there. For the activities, they could mix it up a little more. Tracey is really great. AL is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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It's been good. They have lost some good staff but they have hired other good staff. Again not perfect but my mom is very happy. They take care of her not like me, but good enough. What stood out for me was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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I would recommend the community to others for their loved ones. They have friendly staff, tolerable to good food, they are efficient, and they are coccineous of the residents. They had physical therapy...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
New Life Healthy Living New Life Healthy Living offers a home for residents that is equipped to meet their every need. Located in Windsor Mill, MD, a quiet area that is peaceful and perfect to come home to, this community features a beautiful design and a lovely building to live in. New Life...
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Lorien Elkridge is Dad’s new home for the last few months. The transition was made as easy as possible, the nurses and staff helping Dad adjust to his new routine. There has recently been a change in head...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Lorien Elkridge is our newest Lorien Assisted Living community with a great location in Howard County. The community boasts gorgeous, modern decor with a warm and inviting atmosphere, and has 24 hour nursing onsite, as well as a skilled nursing facility on property. Our community invites...
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I saw first hand how very hard it is to be a professional caregiver. Especially with my Moms version of Altzheimers. They are respectful of her even when she's difficult. She hasn't been there very long, but...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Oakland Manor is a fully licensed assisted living residence, for seniors who are in need of some assistance in their day-to-day activities, from our caring professional staff. Our residence, designed and built for that purpose is the answer. Located on a three acre wooded site near the Liberty...
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This was our second experience at Encore and it was just as pleasant as the first. Everyone of the staff was professional, but friendly. The facility was always clean. Food was exceptional. Physical...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Welcome to Encore at Turf ValleyEncore at Turf Valley offers caring support for those who require day to day assistance. Encore can provide the right amount of support while allowing your loved one to maintain as much independence as possible.Encore offers several assisted living floor plans,...
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I was referred to The Comforts of Home Randallstown location. However, that facility was full but they did have an opening in their Reisterstown location. All in all, I did like the Reisterstown location,...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
The Comforts of Home is a residential care home located in Randallstown, MD in Baltimore County. Its proximity to shopping centers, churches, parks, and public transportation makes life fun and fulfilling for our residents. Our community sets in a quiet and well-kept environment for the seniors...
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We really like the responsiveness from the staff every time we reach out to them with questions or concerns, they have always had great communication. We know they used to have a ton of activities going on,...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 60 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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...
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We looked at about 25+ facilities. One of the things that I liked about Rolling Meadows was there was a gentleman here playing hangman with the residents and they were alert and interacting with him. I...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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...
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This is the best community and best care of the residents. The staff was phenomenal. The staff's willingness to make things happen to satisfy the wishes of myself and my wife was outstanding. The...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Somerford Place is the result of extensive research into the needs of people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Our specially designed building nestled in Columbia is secure, supportive and feels like home. Our staff strives to offer quality services to our residents, promoting...
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Cost of assisted living in Ellicott City, MD

The average cost of senior living in Ellicott City is $7,632 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Sykesville, MD with an average of $5,344 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Ellicott City, MD vs. nearby cities

Ellicott City, MD
$7,632/mo
$8,418/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Ellicott City, MD vs. the state and national average

Ellicott City, MD
$7,632/mo
U.S. national average
$4,630/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Ellicott City vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$7,632/mo
$10,798/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Ellicott City, MD by room type

Semi-Private
$5,860/mo
Private
$3,838/mo
Studio
$5,403/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,144/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,072/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$3,700/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Ellicott City over time

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What families are saying about assisted living in Ellicott City

Recent reviews for assisted living in Ellicott City

Morningside House of Laurel

5.0
The community is good, when I toured I was very happy with what I saw. The staff is friendly and introduced themselves to you as well as what they did in the facility and that made me feel at home. The security is good as you have to be buzzed in to get access to the memory care unit.

Integrity Esther's Place at Harford in Baltimore, MD

4.8
From the first day of admittance, until his final passing, Esther's Place delivered excellent care for my 96 yr old Brother in law who suffered from Alzheimers & other medical issues. The high level of competence, caring & attention all within a great budget.. I highly recommend Esther's Place ...
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Divine Care Assisted Living Inc in Baltimore, MD

4.3
The facility ca be described as a detached home that has been very tastefully refurbished and decorated. My family and I were impressed with the cleanliness, the furniture (brand new) and it has all of the up to date amenities. Mr. Benjamin has been very kind, respectful and patient with my ...
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Ellicott City review score based on 165 family reviews

8.1
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This proprietary review score is based on 165 reviews of 58 Ellicott City assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Ellicott City review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Ellicott City review score compared against nearby cities

8.1
Ellicott City, MD58 facilities
8.0
Sykesville, MD17 facilities
7.6
Baltimore, MD60 facilities

Review subcategories for Ellicott City assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 165 reviews of 58 Ellicott City assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Ellicott City resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Ellicott City, MD averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.3
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
4.6
Care services
4.1
4.2
Staff
4.3
4.5
Meals & dining
3.8
4.1
Activities
3.6
4.0
Value for cost*
3.7
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Ellicott City assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Ellicott City assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Ellicott City, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Ellicott City assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Ellicott City that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Ellicott City, MDNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
75.9%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
69%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
86.2%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
79.3%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
48.3%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
93.1%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
67.2%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
75.9%
52.9%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Ellicott City assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Ellicott City Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Ellicott City, MDNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
74.1%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
46.6%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
70.7%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
24.1%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Ellicott City assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Ellicott City partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Ellicott City, MDNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
36.2%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
58.6%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
56.9%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
62.1%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
13.8%
12.2%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Ellicott City assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Ellicott City communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Ellicott City, MDNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
32.8%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
43.1%
41%
Room service
Room service
46.6%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
25.9%
17.2%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Ellicott City assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Ellicott City offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Ellicott City, MDNational
Activity director
Activity director
50%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
31%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
37.9%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
56.9%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
60.3%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
74.1%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
36.2%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
41.4%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
48.3%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
51.7%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
48.3%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
34.5%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
22.4%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
51.7%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Ellicott City

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Maryland assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Ellicott City protect seniors.

Learn about Maryland Assisted Living regulations

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