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Photo of Lighthouse Senior Living at Martin’s Wood LLC for Hopkins Creek
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Lighthouse Senior Living has been a wonderful fit for my moms needs. I think the staff has been great with my Mom and it's great that I can call them whenever and ask how she 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.
Welcome to Lighthouse Senior Living! Our approach includes a variety of services — from 'independent living' to adaptive personal assistance, allowing us to continually meet the changing needs of our residents. Lighthouse Senior Living at Hopkins Creek was created to address the increasing...
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My loved one is a resident at Morningside House At Satyr Hill and things are working out well for her. The staff seems overall good. It has worked to have nursing available and able to work with the...
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.
Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...
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Overall experience - very positive. My husband was in assisted living and the transferred to memory care after 1 month. Rooms are cleaned once a week or more often if needed. Bathrooms could be cleaner. Most...
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.
The Cottages of Perry Hall – A Charter Senior Living Community is an assisted living and memory care community with a total of 64 individual apartments. As the management company for The Cottages of Perry Hall, Charter Senior Living will be responsible for day-to-day operations and all related...
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Photo of Inspirations Bayside Assisted Living and Memory Care
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We moved my mom into Inspirations Bayside in December. There was quite an adjustment, for my brother and I, more than probably for my mom. The facility had recently changed ownership and you can see that...
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.
The Woodlands Assisted Living offers seniors the best of everything: a hotel-like atmosphere with family caregivers. We are a 70-unit assisted living center, located in the Baltimore area, nestled among four acres of serene woods. Our Spacious dining room and community area encourages the...
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We looked at quite a few facilities and Brightview was having a deal and we got a good value. The room sizes here are adequate for what my mother needs. She definitely has plenty of closet space and a nice...
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.
Conveniently located near Bel Air Road in Baltimore County, Maryland, Brightview White Marsh features the best in Assisted Living as well as award-winning Alzheimer's Care in the secure Wellspring Village neighborhood. This warm, friendly community is highly regarded for exceptional quality of...
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Very nice well trained staff----polite and very helpful to both residents and their relatives. Have eaten there twice and both times meals were very good. My Aunt is very pleased with the staff and 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.
Brightview Perry Hall offers so many ways to live life on your terms! Learn to sew in our sewing room. Get creative in our woodshop. Laugh with your friends when you watch a comedy in our movie theater, or work on your short game on our putting green. In the evening, you can unwind by a fire pit,...
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I chose Esther's Place because I went and talked to her and she took the time during covid to talk to me outside for 2 hours and answered all my questions and made me feel at ease and confident that he would...
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 Esther's PlaceOur Motto:Live Like You're Home!What Makes Us Unique:Esther's Place has created an atmosphere of love, care and compassion for resident's from the initial encounter. In 1995, two registered nurses with a vision and desire to offer high levels of care, manifested into four...
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The staff are beyond helpful, they are family. My mother is living there now and is happy, well care for and enjoy the activities.
Provides: Memory Care
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.
Maples at Stoneleigh is the newest memory care facility in the Towson area! This mansion was built in 1924 and was used as a nursing home for several years. The building was completely renovated in December 2019.Our facility is managed by Sagelife and we are proud to be an assisted living...
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In this community there are phenomenal staff that are the nicest people to meet. The staff go over and beyond to make my brother happy and comfortable. The community is always very clean from top to bottom....
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.
Divine Care Assisted Living is a senior residential care home that is located in the entertaining city of Baltimore, MD and in Baltimore county. Baltimore is known for its abundance of crab shops and restaurants and for the large seaport that supplies them. The city is on the Baltimore Inner...
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My loved one is here currently and it’s really nice and she likes it. The staff is easy to communicate with and attentive. She’s in a wheelchair and whatever she needs, they help her a lot. She said the food...
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.
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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.
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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.
A Caring Place, Inc. is an assisted living facility located in Parkville, Maryland. A Caring Place, Inc. offers several different services to cater to the very specific needs of your loved one. Group homes, assisted living, dementia care, and respite care are just a few of A Caring Place, Inc.'s...
Photo of St Paul Assisted Living
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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.
Photo of All Together Assisted Living
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.
All Together Assisted Living is a residential care home located in the major city of Baltimore, Maryland. Our community is known as an independent city with numerous attractions to keep everyone engaged and active including M&T Bank Stadium and the National Aquarium. Baltimore is a wonderful...
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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.
Alhambra Assisted Living is located in Baltimore, MD in Baltimore County. This residential care home provides the comfort that you are seeking in an area that is filled with things to do and events to attend. Those who spend time in Baltimore find that there is always something to do and always...
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Photo of Serenity Manor @ Bolton Hill
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.

Cost of assisted living in Essex, MD

The average cost of senior living in Essex is $5,376 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Highland Beach, MD with an average of $4,741 per month.

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

Essex, MD
$5,376/mo
$5,123/mo
$4,769/mo

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

Essex, MD
$5,376/mo
U.S. national average
$4,608/mo

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

Assisted Living
$5,376/mo
$6,290/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,290/mo
Private
$3,667/mo
Studio
$6,109/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,928/mo
2 Bedroom
$7,913/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Essex over time

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What families are saying about assisted living in Essex

Recent reviews for assisted living in Essex

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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Residences at Vantage Point CCRC in Columbia, MD

5.0
I have lived at Vantage Place for 9 years. Ithas been my privilege to serve on various resident committees I am very appreciative of the made from scratch meals that are served daily in our dining facilities. Daily specials included a choice of clear broth or a cream soup, several salads, a ...
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Essex review score based on 40 family reviews

8.6
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This proprietary review score is based on 40 reviews of 16 Essex assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Essex 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

Essex review score compared against nearby cities

8.6
Essex, MD16 facilities
7.9
Baltimore, MD60 facilities
8.6
Edgewood, MD9 facilities

Review subcategories for Essex 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 40 reviews of 16 Essex assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Essex 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.
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Cleanliness
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Friendliness
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4.6
Care services
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4.2
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Meals & dining
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