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Senior housing types near Dover, DE

  • Whitewood Assisted Living

    112 Collier Rd, Grasonville, MD 21638
    (5)
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    Whitewood Assisted Living is a residential care home in Grasonville, MD, in Queen Anne's County. The town Grasonville straddles the mouth of the Chester River, and Prospect Bay. It's a small, rural town with many water ways running through it. Seniors at Whitewood Assisted Living will appreciate the...

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  • BayCare Assisted Living at Sarah, Margaret, and Mollie's

    BayCare Assisted Living at Sarah, Margaret, and Mollie's

    9288 Hickory Mill Rd, Salisbury, MD 21801
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    Originally founded when a local registered nurse wanted a special place to care for her three aunts, Sarah, Margaret and Mollie. Today at BayCare Assisted Living at Sarah, Margaret and Mollie’s we adhere to the founding principle of caring for others in a home like residential setting. The serene...

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  • Peartree House Assisted Living

    Peartree House Assisted Living

    8001 Middlebury Drive, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (5)
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    Peartree House is a newly built assisted living facility located conveniently between Baltimore and Annapolis, and less than 1 hour from Washington, DC. We are owned and operated by five Registered Nurses. Our comfortable setting is designed for 15 residents - each with private room with private...

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  • Locust Lodge I

    Locust Lodge I

    184 Meadow Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (1)
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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...

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  • Locust Lodge II

    Locust Lodge II

    182 Meadow Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (7)
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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...

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  • Ma Maison II

    Ma Maison II

    9402 Belair Road, Nottingham, MD 21236
    (1)
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    Welcome to the website of Ma Maison Senior Assisted Living Facility. We are a family-run community conveniently located in Perry Hall, Maryland. If you are looking for personalized care in a home-like setting, Ma Maison is the perfect place for your loved one. We pride ourselves in offering a...

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  • Chesapeake Manor

    Chesapeake Manor

    7054 Bent Pine Rd, Willards, MD 21874
    (6)
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    Chesapeake Manor is a luxurious residential care home in Willards, MD, Wicomico County. Set amongst beautifully colorful gardens - which were the pride and joy of the original owners - the residence is a wonderfully peaceful place. It's hard to believe that such a tranquil environment could be...

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  • Abraham's Garden Assisted Living

    Abraham's Garden Assisted Living

    15 Sloan Lane, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (5)
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    Abraham's Garden Assisted Living is a certified, (7) seven-bed capacity residential care home with 4,000 square feet of living space with panoramic, water oriented, water views of the Magothy river in Pasadena, Maryland. Abraham's Garden goal to maintain a 'resident-centered' highest quality of...

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  • Morning Rainbow Assisted Living

    Morning Rainbow Assisted Living

    147 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
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    We are a newly renovated Residential Community Home and we offer the tender and loving care needed in a home-like community for Seniors to live a better, longer and healthier life. Each of our private rooms is bright and cheerful, and residents are encouraged to add their own personal touches....

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  • McCaskills Assisted Living

    McCaskills Assisted Living

    3420 Ramona Ave, Baltimore, MD 21213
    (1)
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    McCaskill's Assisted Living is conveniently located in East Baltimore, Maryland.  We are centrally located in the Erdman-Sinclair Community.    Upon entering the facility,   you know you are entering a home - a place where you are loved and cared for.  We strive to...

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  • HeartHomes at Pasadena

    HeartHomes at Pasadena

    8016 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (10)
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    We pride ourselves on personalized, professional care that comforts each of our residents as family members in his or her home. Each resident is cared for based on his or her needs and the personal desires he or she requests. We offer options and choices to suit your individual needs and are...

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  • House of Nobles Inc

    House of Nobles Inc

    2518 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21218
    (2)
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    House of Nobles Inc, Assisted Living is easily located in East Baltimore, Maryland. Upon entering, you know you are entering a home that promotes sincere caring and attention that is unique only amongst loving family members. We focus on the comfort, wellness and life enrichment of every of our...

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  • Hampton Meadows

    Hampton Meadows

    1412 Providence Road, Towson, MD 21286
    (4)
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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...

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  • Kind Hearts Home Assisted Living

    Kind Hearts Home Assisted Living

    212 St James Drive, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
    (5)
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    Kind Hearts Home Assisted Living is owned and managed by a registered nurse who has 13 plus years experience in providing health care. Kind Hearts Home opened in June 8, 2018 and aims to provide compassionate service to individuals who are having difficulty living independently and may need...

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  • Autumn Meadows V and VI

    Autumn Meadows V and VI

    1260-1262 Defense Hwy, Gambrills, MD 21054
    (15)
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    Autumn Meadows V and VI is an assisted living community located in Gambrills, Maryland in Anne Arundel county. Gabrills is a mostly residential suburb of Washington DC where people like to live to get away from the traffic and stress usually found closer to the city. It is a town where senior...

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  • Aunt Dorothy Assisted Living Inc.

    Aunt Dorothy Assisted Living Inc.

    2923 Woodland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215
    (1)
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    Aunt Dorothy Assisted Living Inc. is a senior residential care home that is located in the large city of Baltimore, MD and in Baltimore county. Baltimore is home to one of the largest seaports and is the birthplace of the National Anthem. It is famous for its many shops and crab restaurants. The...

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  • Dulaney Valley Assisted Living at Hunt Valley

    Dulaney Valley Assisted Living at Hunt Valley

    10815 Powers Avenue, Cockeysville, MD 21030
    (11)
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    We have three small, home-like Assisted Living Facilities that are conveniently located in the Towson area. Our facilities are unique in that they are family owned and operated. Our Delegating Nurse has over 30 years experience as a registered nurse and educator in the medical field. She has a...

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  • Someone Always Watching Over You

    Someone Always Watching Over You

    5805 Bland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
    (1)
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    Someone Always Watching Over You is a residential care community located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland in the county of Anne Arundel. Someone Always Watching Over You is in the northern outskirts of the city, far away from the heavy traffic and loud noise common in downtown. This senior...

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  • The Daisy Group

    The Daisy Group

    5247 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215
    (1)
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    The Daisy Group is a senior care home situated in the city of Baltimore in Baltimore County, MD. Baltimore is a historic city with deep roots in manufacturing and as a major port city. Founded in 1729, Baltimore features prominent examples of architectural styles from over the last three centuries....

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  • Maine Manor

    Maine Manor

    4511 Maine Ave, Baltimore, MD 21207
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    Maine Manor Assisted Living is located in Baltimore, Maryland and is owned by a Home Health Occupational Therapist. Maine Manor is an eight bed assisted living facility that provides an alternative to nursing home placement care. Services and amenities at Maine Manor include private and semi-private...

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  • HeartHomes at Piney Orchard

    HeartHomes at Piney Orchard

    8735 Piney Orchard Pkwy, Odenton, MD 21113
    (11)
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    We pride ourselves on personalized, professional care that comforts each of our residents as family members in his or her home. Each resident is cared for based on his or her needs and the personal desires he or she requests. We offer options and choices to suit your individual needs and are...

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  • Pleasant Woods

    5707 Gwynn Oak Ave, Baltimore, MD 21207
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    P leasant Woods Assisted Living Facility is owned and operated by a Maryland State licensed Nursing Home Administrator with over 20 years of long-term care experience. P leasant Woods facility was started out of the need to provide quality healthcare services to residents who qualify for community...

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  • Magnolia Manor

    Magnolia Manor

    900 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (4)
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    My husband and I founded Magnolia Manor and designed it to be a small home because after 20 years of working either as a geriatric or psychiatric nurse for large, institutional facilities I have finally accepted that they are incapable of making residents feel at home. I also believe that life...

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  • Berkshire Hills Assisted Living

    Berkshire Hills Assisted Living

    8023 McDonogh Place, Pikesville, MD 21208
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    At Berkshire Hills Assisted Living Facility we offer our residents a modern facility in suites that are designed to bring the essence of home to a personal space. Our staff are trained, professional and passionate about the care and quality of living we provide. We believe in giving our residents...

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  • Vorizen Assisted Living II

    Vorizen Assisted Living II

    825 Milford Mill Road, Pikesville, MD 21208
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    Welcome to Vorizen Assisted Livng II. A 6 bed private owned facility with private and semi- private rooms available in Pikesville, MD at the intersection of Milford Mill and Rockridge Road. Licensed,caring, and experienced staff on site 24 hours a day 7 days a week; along with an Assisted Living...

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  • MicLean Care Assisted Living

    MicLean Care Assisted Living

    13300 Overbrook Lane, Bowie, MD 20715
    (2)
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    MicLean Care is a charming, beautiful assisted living residence in scenic Bowie. It is a place where residents decide how they live and enjoy life to the fullest. with their families. It is a place to make new friends and have peace of mind. We provide our residents with the vibrant lifestyle,...

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  • Chesapeake Cottage Assisted Living

    Chesapeake Cottage Assisted Living

    6625 Whitesburg Road, Snow Hill, MD 21863
    (3)
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    Chesapeake Cottage is a residential care home in the town of Snow Hill, Worchester County, MD. Our senior care home is accessible from Pocokome, Salisbury, and Ocean City. The group home setting is an attractive, independent living community for the seniors who would like a break from city life. The...

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  • A.C.E. Assisted Living

    A.C.E. Assisted Living

    12704 Milan Way, Bowie, MD 20715
    (6)
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    A.C.E assisted living located in Bowie offer high-quality affordable care for your loved ones. This facility is the place you can call home; Where Caring is Essential and Patience is Key! A.C.E Assisted Living was the vision of two (2) health care professionals with 36 years of combined experience...

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  • Autumn Meadows III and IV

    Autumn Meadows III and IV

    12619-12620 Kavanaugh Lane, Bowie, MD 20715
    (9)
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    Autumn Meadows III and IV is an assisted living community located in Bowie, Maryland in Prince Georges county. Residents at Autumn Meadows III and IV are never bored when they decide to leave the grounds of the community. For residents that enjoy dining or shopping, the Bowie Town Center is less...

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  • Holy Hills Assisted Living

    Holy Hills Assisted Living

    2808 Folsom Ln, Bowie, MD 20715
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    Holy Hills Assisted Living (HHAL) is a privately licensed senior residential care facility located in the heart of Bowie, MD. Our facility provides residents with three meals per day and snacks, housekeeping services, 24-hour security, exercise and wellness programs, personal laundry services, free...

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  • Rolling Meadows

    303 North Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (6)
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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...

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  • Caring Hearts Assisted Living I

    Caring Hearts Assisted Living I

    2707 Spindle Lane, Bowie, MD 20715
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    Caring Hearts is owned and operated by a Registered Nurse that is designed to provide quality loving care. Our Assisted living services provide residents with the care they need in an environment which provides one or a combination of the following: assistance with activities of daily living,...

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  • Holiday Care Services, Inc

    Holiday Care Services, Inc

    8102 River Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715
    (1)
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    Holiday care Services is a locally owned assisted facility located in the peaceful and vibrate neighborhood of Bowie, Maryland. This beautifully decorated assisted living home has the capacity to comfortably accommodate five residents. All of the home features allow residents to easily move or be...

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  • Unique Care Assisted Living

    Unique Care Assisted Living

    12418 Sandal Ln, Bowie, MD 20715
    (5)
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    Unique Care Assisted Living is home away from home. Our warm home offers residents a comfortable and convenient hassle free lifestyle with freedom from the burden of home ownership and its responsibilities. Our facilities are comfortable, attractive, and user friendly. We have a warm staff that...

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  • Woodholme Springs

    101 Woodholme Avenue, Pikesville, MD 21208
    (3)
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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...

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  • Ameristar Assisted Living

    Ameristar Assisted Living

    2900 Tarragon Lane, Bowie, MD 20715
    (1)
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    The mythological land of Avalon was a magical place where everyone lived in peace and harmony. Well, our Avalon is the same home, we welcome all guests and visitors to see what makes our residence different from the rest. Having served the needs of the elderly for almost 20 years, Avalon has taken...

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  • LifeSpring

    LifeSpring

    2200 Pleasant Villa Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (3)
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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...

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  • Amazing Home

    Amazing Home

    4744 Byron Road, Pikesville, MD 21208
    (4)
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    Amazing Home was established in 2008 and is just minutes away from I695 and I95. Our Team is passionate about serving people in a home-like environment. Amazing Home is an excellent choice for anyone looking for outstanding support with daily living. We offer personalized assistance and...

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  • Pat's Golden Girls

    Pat's Golden Girls

    8529 Lucerne Rd., Randallstown, MD 21133
    (8)
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    We have been serving the community for 13 years with compassion, commitment, caring and respect for the elderly. We are committed to giving supportive services, supervision, personal health care plans tailored to the needs of each resident. We provide assistance with all activities of daily living...

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  • Magnolia Manor

    Magnolia Manor

    6 Rees Drive, Willow Street, PA 17584
    (2)
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    Magnolia Manor is a licensed 16 bed personal care home with a family style atmosphere. We always make sure that your experience at Magnolia Manor is more personable and attentive. Come sit and relax in our outdoor courtyard featuring our stimulating garden because the staff at Magnolia Manor is...

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  • Hope and Happiness

    Hope and Happiness

    3120 Greenmead Road, Windsor Mill, MD 21244
    (2)
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    Hope and Happiness Assisted Living is a home away from home. It is located near shopping centers, churches, and public transportation. The facility sets in a quiet and well-kept community. The staff are very friendly and respectful. Our highly trained team of healthcare professionals work closely...

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  • Home for Precious Gems

    Home for Precious Gems

    9818 Ambler Ln, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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    Home for Precious Gems Assisted Living Home is a home like environment that provides care from the heart. We are the perfect home for your loved one. We want to partner with you in making sure your loved ones live their best life and thrive. Our goal is to work with the individuality and...

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  • Haven Ridge

    Haven Ridge

    309 Wren Court, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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    We are located in Kettering community, a walking distance to the Watkins park in upper Marlboro Md. Our little community offers loads of comfort. Our residents receive premier assisted living services trading the loneliness that often comes with life at home for laughter, and boredom that comes...

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  • Greenway Manor

    2913 Greenway Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042
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    Greenway Manor Assisted Living Welcomes You We provide an affordable residence in the Howard County area. It is not just a place to live, but a home that provides comfortable surroundings, which reinforces self-respect, self-esteem, and dignity of aging. Attractive interior and outer facilities,...

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  • An Angel's Better Living Care LLC

    An Angel's Better Living Care LLC

    9820 Lyons Mill Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (1)
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    An Angel's Better Living Care is located in Baltimore County, in a spacious, lovely ranch home in the beautiful residential area of Owings Mills . We provide assisted living services to our precious elderly population that will allow them to live independent, happy and productive lives with dignity...

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  • Sure Health Assisted Living

    Sure Health Assisted Living

    10402 Meadowridge Lane, Bowie, MD 20721
    (1)
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    ABOUT SUREHEALTH ASSISTED LIVING SureHealth Assisted Living provides the ideal solution for seniors who need some help with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, medication reminders and more. Family owned and operated, SureHealth Assisted Living takes pride in the provision of...

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  • Rose's Place

    Rose's Place

    11311 Sherrington Ct, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
    (2)
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    Company: Labeled the 'Bed and Breakfast of Assisted Living', Rose's Place's mission is to provide supportive, consistent care in a holistic approach, centered on each resident's unique needs. Rose's Place Incorporated was established in June 1997 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland by Rosemary Garrett a...

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  • Beulah Spring Assisted Living

    Beulah Spring Assisted Living

    13908 Edsall Street, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
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    Beulah Spring Assisted Living LLC is a full service 24-hour quality residential assisted living establishment located in Greater Upper Marlboro, MD, in a single-family environment that is home-like, clean, safe and inviting. The home is in a cul-de-sac, in a quiet Brock Hill Estate, on a 2-acre lot...

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  • Williams House Assisted Living

    Williams House Assisted Living

    3702 La Dova Way, Springdale, MD 20774
    (2)
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    The Williams House is an assisted living provider that offers the following services: A residential or facility-based housing and supportive services, or combination of services to meet the needs of there residents who are unable to perform, or who needs assistance in performing, the activities of...

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  • Peaceful Life Assisted Living Rambling Hills

    Peaceful Life Assisted Living Rambling Hills

    1027 Butterworth Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
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    Beautifully situated in the Rambling Hills community in Upper Marlboro, Maryland located just 1 minute from 95/495 Beltway. The home is a one-level building licensed for five assisted living beds. This location offers private rooming options. The facility is handicapped accessible.

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Dover, Delaware

Care Homes

Residential care homes offer seniors with a close sense of community minus the commotion of a larger nursing home. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. Services offered might include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transportation. In Delaware, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $72,414. Delaware maintains specific rules related to this kind of community. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection supervises this community type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic diseases or those who are in need of treatment, proximity to hospitals may be an important factor while deciding which care option best suits your family's needs. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Dover which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Dover include Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, and Dover Behavioral Health System.

Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is located can have a major impact on the price of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor when determining which care choice meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Dover is around 20.5% of the average monthly income. Dover has a median home value of about $174,152 and the median cost of rent is $1,165 per month per month. In terms of resources, Dover has a cost of living index of 98.3 and a grocery index rating of 100.1. These index ratings are founded on a scale where 100 is considered the average and any score lower than 100 is considered less costly than the national average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, humidity, and air quality of a city may have a large effect on the health of a senior citizen. In the summertime, Dover is around 76F. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 64F during June. The summer high temperature peaks at approximately 87F during the month of July. In wintertime, the average air temperature in Dover dips to about 38F. The highest winter temperature gets to about 50F during the month of December. The low winter temperature is around 28 F during the month of January. Monthly, Dover gets about 7 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally happens in July with an average of 10 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Dover gets on average 15.20 inches of snow. The average humidity rating for Dover is approximately 70%. Humidity levels are highest during the month of September at around 73%. Dover has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Dover is approximately 40.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its max during the month of June at about 49.2.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Dover is growing at a rate of 0.017%. Dover has a population density of 612 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Dover, 13.6% have some form of disability, 5.7% are widows, 6.5% do not have health insurance, and 19.4% live in poverty. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Dover, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In Dover, 66.4% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Dover 10.7% practice Catholicism, 9.1% are Methodists, and 6.1% practice another Christian faith. Demographically, Dover is 1.9% other or not specified, 5.8% mixed race, 45.9% white, 8.8% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 42.8% black, and 2.9% Asian. In Dover, 11.5% of the citizens are veterans. Dover is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Dover has 47.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 47.7% are male and 52.3% are female. In Dover, 23.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.4% are over the age of 60, 6.1% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. The median age of Dover is 30 years old. During the last presidential election, 49.5% voted Republican, 5.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 44.6% voted Democrat in Kent county. In terms of education, 25.7% have a high-school diploma, 12.9% have a graduate degree, and 29.6% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Delaware

There are 13 general hospitals and 15 health centers that provide care for 977,370 Delaware residents. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Christiana Care Health Services, Inc., and St Francis Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Delaware has a cost of living index of 106.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 113.4 and a housing index rating of 98.2. Residents of Delaware enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 47th in the United States. Overall, Delaware ranks 23rd out of all states in quality of life and 15th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Delaware ranks 17th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Delaware's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 831 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-15%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-10%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Hindu-2%. In Delaware there are 45 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 42% of Delaware residents voted Republican and 53% voted Democrat. In Delaware, 33% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.76 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Delaware is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 7,000% in the month of September. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 75F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 36F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. On average, Delaware has an air quality index rating of around 42.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 51.5 AQI. While residents of Delaware mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Delaware can include hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Delaware

The state of Delaware has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of tulip poplar, hickory, sassafras, and shadbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the upland sandpiper, the river otter, the red-headed woodpecker, or the white-tailed deer. The state animal of Delaware is the bullhead.