Morningside House of Ellicott City

5330 Dorsey Hall Drive Ellicott City MD 21042

866-465-5993

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Description of Morningside House of Ellicott City conveniently located in Ellicott City, Maryland

At Morningside House of Ellicott City, we have a range of community features. Regularly scheduled off-site adventures and outings are very popular with our occupants. Animals such as dogs and cats are permitted in private rooms. Our campus is conveniently located near accessible public transit. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community provides the benefit of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our community offers a healthy living program covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may participate in community service programs. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a bistro, a computer room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties.

Location Features at Morningside House of Ellicott City

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available.

Premium Services at Morningside House of Ellicott City

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are engaged. A visiting optometrist is at hand to provide comprehensive eye care. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise.

Community information at Morningside House of Ellicott City

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 114 residents. The building was constructed in 1999, and most recently renovated in 2015. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at Morningside House of Ellicott City

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Morningside House of Ellicott City

  • Nice size rooms; the 1 bedroom includes a small kitchenette (fridges have large enough freezers for ice cream). Friendly staff & nice selection of activities.

  • The facility is impeccable with much attention paid to the different ways in which care may be provided to the elderly. The tour and the explanation of all elements of the facility were both detailed exhaustively....

  • Caring Service

    Great and caring staff in the Memory Care unit. At times, I wish there was one more aide in the Memory Care unit.

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Community Details at Morningside House of Ellicott City

  • Morningside House of Ellicott City Amenities

    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Activities Onsite
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Meals Provided
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Vegetarian
    • Activities Offsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at Morningside House of Ellicott City

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments