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Charter Senior Living Towson

6451 N Charles St, Towson, MD 21212

4.0
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Charter Senior Living of Towson you will enjoy the warmth of home, the comfort of family and the convenience of exceptional service. Our Assisted Living promotes choice, dignity, privacy, independence and individuality, but more importantly, our community means vibrant, engaging and fun...

Symphony Manor

4301 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210

4.1
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We welcome you to Symphony Manor - the newest premier service-rich Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located in the quaint historic neighborhood of Roland Park. Symphony Manor boasts spacious assisted living suites and a world-class memory care program, in a picturesque setting. Symphony...

Noble Senior Living at Baltimore

3855 Greenspring Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211

2.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Noble Senior Living at Baltimore. Our Mission is to provide our residents with superior quality and compassionate care at an affordable price. Please touch base with me directly, to learn more about our new Memory Care Neighborhood, our resources in helping to make senior housing...

Westminster House Senior Apts

524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Westminster House Apartments is an affordable senior living community in Baltimore’s beautiful Historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, 18-story apartment building with 283 total apartments. Our Community has: ...

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Springwell Senior Living Community

2211 West Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

4.3
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In a lifestyle that is tailored, fulfilling and refined, Springwell promotes a caring environment where residents can experience a supportive and spiritually rewarding lifestyle enhancing their quality of life.Springwell offers a unique, distinctive and innovative senior living community located...

Bowleys Garden Plaza

5200 Bowleys Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206

3.0
(1 review)

1 Bed

Bowleys Garden Plaza is an affordable senior housing apartment complex for seniors 55 and older located in a cozy and peaceful neighborhood in Baltimore, Baltimore county, Maryland. Bowleys Garden Plaza is located with easy access to nearby shopping centers, coffee shops, banking, houses of...

Highlandtown Plaza

155 Grundy St., Baltimore, MD 21224

(0 review)

1 Bed

Highlandtown Plaza are senior apartments, located in Baltimore, MD in what many typically refer to as Baltimore County, is the premier place for the 55 and over community member who now wants to relax and enjoy the softer side. With the convenience of a bus line, our community members often enjoy...

Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

4.3
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Spring Hills Mount Vernon, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Rd, Hanover, MD 21076

4.6
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House of Friendship is located in beautiful Hanover, Maryland, and is considered the 'top-referred' assistant living facility in the area. We are known for our ability to provide effective and compassionate care for seniors of all care levels. Staff members possess unique skills and...

Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176

4.7
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community, located in Leesburg, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing...

Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

4.8
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Aarondale Community, located in Springfield, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

4.0
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Alexandria's number-one continuing care RENTAL community! Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living...

Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

3.8
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sommerset Retirement Community

22355 Providence Village Dr, Sterling, VA 20164

4.3
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sommerset is a rental retirement community for, independent senior adults. Our residents enjoy the independence they are accustomed to along with the security of knowing our community is staffed 24-hours a day. Choose from our spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments each with their own balcony or...

Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

4.3
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Bedford Court is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with one of the lowest Entrance Fee that is 100% refundable. Located within walking distance of the Leisure World shopping center. Our community offers you a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality...

Senior Commons at Powder Mill

1775 Powder Mill Road, York, PA 17403

4.0
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Since 1986 Senior Commons at Powder Mill has been recognized as York, Pennsylvania's premier provider of assisted-living residences, independent-living apartments and secure dementia care. Managed by Heritage Senior Living, Senior Commons at Powder Mill is committed to providing the highest level...

Sunrise at Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886

4.5
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

The moment you walk through our door, you'll feel at home. From our warm, inviting fireplace to our cozy, family-like atmosphere, Sunrise at Montgomery Village is a step above the typical senior residence. For the past fifteen years, our caring and experienced staff has been helping seniors live...

Arbor Terrace Senior Living

9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706

4.1
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbor Terrace Senior Living is an assisted living community conveniently located on Greenbelt Road. We bring a new level of modern senior living with stress-free warmth, charm and comfort to assisted living and memory care. We are an active, vibrant residence that's complete with unsurpassed...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

3.9
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As one of the premier assisted living and memory care communities in the Washington, D.C., area, we are conveniently located in the heart of Arlington, Va., an upscale area consistently ranked among the wealthiest counties in the United States. We’re close to casual and fine dining...

Sunrise of Frederick

990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702

4.3
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Frederick is an assisted living community in Frederick, Maryland, located just blocks from The Golden Mile (Route 40 west). Sunrise of Frederick is nestled in a suburban, convenient setting. We pride ourselves in our experience in Frederick County with nearly 15 years serving seniors...

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Cost of independent living in Baltimore, MD

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,995
    State
  • $3,967
    Baltimore, MD
  • $3,703
    Columbia, MD
  • $3,480
    Severna Park, MD
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Baltimore, MD

 

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Baltimore, Maryland are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Baltimore retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

For this type of senior living, Baltimore, Maryland offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Independent Living in Baltimore, MD

The median monthly cost of independent living in Baltimore is about $4,890 in the city proper, and $3,210 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Maryland is around $3,565.

 

Learn More About Baltimore, MD

 

Cost of Living

 

Overall, the cost of living in Baltimore is below the national average for a major metropolitan city. The grocery index is also below the national average of 100, and there are plenty of options for affordable housing.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Inheritance tax Sales tax
97 99 $1,139 20.7% $152,147 $46,641 16% (exemption threshold: $5 million) 10% (no exemption threshold) 6%

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

There are 18 general hospitals that provide emergency services to the city. The top hospitals in Baltimore include:

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Baltimore has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the city experiences hot and humid summers and mild to cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Baltimore is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
80°F 90°F (July) 70°F (July) 40°F 48°F (December) 32°F (January)

 

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
52 (Moderate) 70 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 5” (July) 19” floods and hurricanes

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

2016 Presidential Election Votes

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
55.91% 38.26% 5.83%

 

Population Statistics

Population city proper Population metro area Population density Population trend
2,170,504 611,648 2,917 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -1.20%

 

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 26% 10% 5% 3%

 

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
30% 30% 15%

 

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American White Two or more
2.6% 62.5% 5.1% 0.3% 27.5% 2.5%

 

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
43,153 50 20

 

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
10% 62% 15% 22% 7% 6%

Baltimore is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Baltimore is home to a thriving community of graffiti artists and taggers, which is a long and celebrated tradition within the city. For sports fans, Baltimore has several professional teams to track, including the Baltimore Ravens (NFL) and Baltimore Orioles (MLB).

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Maryland

North Oaks, a CCRC, Angel's Touch Assisted Living and Arbor Terrace Fulton are the top rated independent living facilities near Baltimore, Maryland. See full list of communities.

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