Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Road Hanover MD 21076

866-465-5993

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At Morningside House of Friendship, we have a myriad of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and trips. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is located near reachable public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community has the aid of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents. We provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our pleasure to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. We offer dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. We offer difference exercise programs such as stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights and dances and Senior Proms. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement opportunities for residents. Our community grounds includes an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents. Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a hot tub / swimming pool. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, WanderGuard capability is employed to ensure the safety of our residents. Resident lodgings featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. 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. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. 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. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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 guarantee all healthcare needs are met. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. 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. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Our community provides psychiatric care. 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.

Our property is licensed for 103 residents. The building was constructed in 1998, and most recently renovated in 2017. We are home to residents age 55 and above.

Pricing at Morningside House of Friendship

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 Friendship

  • Morning side is terrific so is A Place For Mom

    Morning Side has been a god send - my father in law (who would complain if he were hung with a new rope) loves it there, the staff is so kind to him and he is not lonely anymore! We are so happy and really...

  • Supposedly all levels of care from Independent on up but all the people we saw there were solidly in the Assisted Living category and the pricing *begins* at Assisted Living levels PLUS any level of care. The...

  • I have seen a handful of retirement communities but Morningside House of Friendship stands out in my mind. As I walked in, the large inviting living room to my right was occupied by several residents, some...

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Community Details at Morningside House of Friendship

  • Morningside House of Friendship Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Morningside House of Friendship

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