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Senior housing types near Columbia, MD

  • Park View at Columbia

    7070 Cradlerock Wy, Columbia, MD 21045
    (16)
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    WELCOME HOME! And welcome to easy living with the luxuries you deserve at a price you can afford. Park View at Columbia is proud to offer high quality one-bedroom apartment homes designed with seniors in mind. Every detail of our modern architecture makes life easier while providing opportunities...

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  • Park View at Snowden River

    8610 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21045
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  • Shangri-La

    4475 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    (23)
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    Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 45 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...

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  • Park View at Emerson

    Park View at Emerson

    9895 Palace Hall Drive, Laurel, MD 20723
    (4)
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    WELCOME HOME! And welcome to easy living with the luxuries you deserve at a price you can afford. Park View at Emerson is proud to offer high quality one-bedroom apartment homes designed with seniors in mind. Every detail of our modern architecture makes life easier while providing opportunities...

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  • HeartLands Senior Living Village at Ellicott City

    HeartLands Senior Living Village at Ellicott City

    3004 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    (35)
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    Welcome to HeartLands, a Five Star Senior Living community and Howard County's premier rental retirement community. We are the only community in the county that offers cottages and apartments. Located on 48 picturesque acres near historic Ellicott City, we are close to antique and specialty shops,...

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  • The Greens at Rolling Road

    1505 North Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (2)
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    The Greens at Rolling Road is exclusively for seniors 62 and over, and offers 83 one and two-bedroom apartments with spacious floor plans and a comfortable living style complete with modern kitchens and plenty of closet space. You are sure to enjoy living at The Greens at Rolling Road with an array...

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  • Park View at Laurel I

    Park View at Laurel I

    9000 Briarcroft Ln, Laurel, MD 20708
    (16)
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    Park View at Laurel I is a senior housing community conveniently located Just off of Highway 197 on Briarcroft Lane in Laurel, Prince George's County, Maryland. Our Savior Lutheran Church is just down the street, along with Super Best, Taco Bell, Sapphire Restaurant and Lounge and CVS pharmacy. Our...

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  • Park View at Catonsville

    Park View at Catonsville

    303 Maiden Choice Ln, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (5)
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    Managed by the Shelter Group, Parkview at Catonsville is an Award Winning independent living senior community for those 62 and better, providing a rural setting in an urban environment. Nestled in a wooded area, Parkview is conveniently located near banks and shopping, medical centers, restaurants,...

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  • The Greens at Irvington Mews

    The Greens at Irvington Mews

    4300 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229
    (2)
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    The Greens at Irvington Mews offers award-winning, affordable 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for seniors 62 and over! The Greens at Irvington Mews features exciting amenities, as well as a convenient location near parks, shopping, and medical services. Our residents enjoy numerous and diverse...

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  • Arbor Crest

    Arbor Crest

    12801 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (8)
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    Arbor Crest is an apartment community for adults who are 55 and older. It's situated in Silver Spring in picturesque Montgomery County, Maryland. The prime location of these senior apartments and its close proximity to public transportation enable residents to easily access all the cultural...

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  • Park View at Randallstown

    Park View at Randallstown

    3530 Resource Drive, Randallstown, MD 21133
    (5)
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    Your New Lifestyle Begins Here!Park View at Randallstown, an exciting apartment community for senior living! What you will find most appealing is that Park View at Randallstown was designed with Seniors in mind. We not only offer spacious 1 bedroom apartments, but also a range of fun & exciting...

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  • The Greens at Liberty Road

    The Greens at Liberty Road

    9707 Liberty Road, Randallstown, MD 21133
    (8)
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    Winner of the SeniorAdvisor.com 2013 Excellence Award as Rated by Families! 2012 & 2013 PACE Award Winner! The Greens at Liberty Road offers a charming, affordable home for seniors 62 and over within the Randallstown community with its convenient access to local services as well as easy...

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  • The Greens at English Consul

    The Greens at English Consul

    4120 Oak Road, Halethorpe, MD 21227
    (3)
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    The Greens at English Consul offers charming, affordable apartments for seniors 62 and over! The community features exciting amenities, as well as a convenient location in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood of Baltimore County. Our residents enjoy numerous and diverse activities within the...

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  • Oaks at Liberty

    Oaks at Liberty

    3501 Howard Park Ave, Baltimore, MD 21207
    (1)
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    At Oaks at Liberty, you'll find a tranquil Baltimore apartment home where everything you want is brought together: a location in the neighborhood where you want to live, amenities designed to make your life more enjoyable, and features that are both modern and centered on comfort. Whether you...

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  • The Greens at Hammonds Lane

    602 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD 21225
    (9)
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    The Greens at Hammonds Lane is a beautiful community exclusively for seniors 62 and better! We offer a charming, affordable place to call home within the Brooklyn Park community with convenient access to local services as well as easy transportation to hospitals, shopping and I-695. The Greens at...

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  • Aspenwood Senior Living Community

    Aspenwood Senior Living Community

    14400 Homecrest Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (26)
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    Welcome to Aspenwood Senior Living Community, a Five Star Senior Living community! Well-established in Montgomery County since 1989, this neighborhood setting is convenient to shopping and medical services. Our Independent and Assisted Living apartments are not part of a high rise, further fostering...

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  • Bedford Court

    Bedford Court

    3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (38)
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    Bedford Court is a vibrant, independent full-service community 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 and service. The community is ideal for seniors who desire...

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  • Atrium Village

    Atrium Village

    4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (54)
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    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 centred...

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  • Park Heights Place

    Park Heights Place

    5430 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
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    Park Heights Place- For Seniors Ages 62+! Welcome to exceptional senior living at Park Heights Place, conveniently located in the revitalized Park Heights neighborhood of Baltimore City! Park Heights Place offers a variety of amenities and services to promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Enjoy...

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  • Westminster House Senior Apts

    524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201
    (6)
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    Westminster House is one of the very few 'affordable' senior living communities in Baltimore. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, not-for-profit, 18-story apartment building with 282 total units. It has been 'home' to independent seniors since the...

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  • Springwell Senior Living Community

    Springwell Senior Living Community

    2211 West Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209
    (11)
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    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...

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  • Ednor Apartments II

    Ednor Apartments II

    1050 East 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
    (1)
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    Offering affordable one and two bedroom apartments designed for seniors ages 62+, you are sure to feel at home in our charming one and two bedroom apartment homes. A part of the Stadium Place campus, Ednor Apartments II is conveniently located with easy access to shopping, dining, and the Waverly...

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  • Ednor Apartments

    Ednor Apartments

    1040 East 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
    (1)
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    Affordable Housing for Seniors Ages 62+! At Ednor Apartments you are sure to feel at home in our charming one and two bedroom apartment homes. A part of the Stadium Place campus, Ednor Apartments is conveniently located with easy access to shopping, dining, and the Waverly Branch Library, as well...

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  • Charter House

    Charter House

    1316 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (7)
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    Nestled in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, Charter House offers the perfect home for persons 55 years of age and older. Now under new management, Charter House is a vibrant community with unparalleled amenities, plus great new improvements coming soon. Our spacious apartment homes offer a touch...

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  • Kensington Park Senior Living

    Kensington Park Senior Living

    3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895
    (25)
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    At Kensington Park Retirement Community, our services and setting are as unique as the residents we serve. Whether you are seeking Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Alzheimer's/ Memory Care, Kensington Park is designed to provide an encouraging and comprehensive continuum of services. ...

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  • Hillside Senior Living

    Hillside Senior Living

    200 Skidmore Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20788
    (1)
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    Hillside Senior Living Apartments provides residents 62 and greater an resort-class senior living experience. Situated on a scenic hill surrounded by a park-like setting, this brand new Gaithersburg, Maryland apartment community offers resort-style one and two bedroom apartments.

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  • Ingleside at King Farm

    Ingleside at King Farm

    701 King Farm Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850
    (5)
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    Ingleside at King Farm is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning intergenerational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the nation's capitol. Inside our walls, you will find a stress free lifestyle with a variety of...

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  • Sunrise at Montgomery Village

    Sunrise at Montgomery Village

    19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886
    (43)
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    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...

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  • Park View at Bladensburg

    Park View at Bladensburg

    4202 58th Ave, Bladensburg, MD 20710
    (5)
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    Park View at Bladensburg 4202 58th Avenue Bladensburg, Maryland 20710 Fashioned for adults ages 55 or better, at Park View at Bladensburg you have the best of both worlds: peace-of-mind that comes with living in a senior-friendly community and many opportunities to enjoy exciting social and...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy Chase

    Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy Chase

    8100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (19)
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    Five Star Senior Living, founded in 2001, is a trusted name in senior care with over 200 facilities and communities in 33 states. The standards that we have set inspire us to exceed what is expected — becoming a valued member of our community, striving to surpass every standard, and keeping...

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  • The Greens at Logan Field

    The Greens at Logan Field

    3455 Dundalk Avenue, Dundalk, MD 21222
    (7)
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    One Bedroom Apartment with Water Views is Available Now! Call today! The Greens at Logan Field offers charming, affordable 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for seniors 62 and over! The community features exciting amenities, as well as a convenient location near shopping in Dundalk. Our residents enjoy...

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  • Maplewood Park Place, a CCRC

    Maplewood Park Place, a CCRC

    9707 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    (2)
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    MAPLEWOOD PARK PLACE, GRACIOUS SENIOR LIVING Voted Best Senior Living Community by Bethesda Magazine readers 2012, 2011 & 2010 Maplewood is an elegant and distinctive full-service retirement community offering an independent lifestyle and real estate ownership. Maplewood is the only senior living...

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  • Cove Point Apartments 1

    Cove Point Apartments 1

    7801 Peninsula Expressway, Dundalk, MD 21222
    (6)
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    Cove Point Apartments offers a charming home for seniors ages 62 and over within the close-knit Dundalk community. Cove Point has convenient access to local services, entertainment, shopping, library and nearby medical facilities, as well as easy transportation to all the recreational attractions...

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  • Waverly House Apartments

    Waverly House Apartments

    4521 E West Hwy, Bethesda, MD 20814
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    FREE RENT! Move in during the month of December to receive the remainder of December and January FREE! Please contact our office for more details. Apartments Available Now! Waverly House is a newly renovated senior community, located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Maryland. We are located within...

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  • Sunrise of Severna Park

    Sunrise of Severna Park

    43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146
    (32)
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    Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized neighborhood...

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  • Maple Heights Senior Living

    Maple Heights Senior Living

    5100 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011
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    At Maple Heights Senior Living, you will find that we give options to Senior Living. Whether you are in search of a more independent lifestyle with a variety of optional services, or a full complement of Assisted Living/Memory Care, Maple Heights offers the best of both worlds within our community....

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  • Ingleside at Rock Creek

    Ingleside at Rock Creek

    3050 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015
    (7)
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    With more than a century of service and sophistication, Ingleside at Rock Creek is the preferred address for Washington, D.C. retirement. There’s no setting quite like ours: 14 acres of wooded paths and flourishing gardens, bordering Rock Creek Park. In an elite Northwest Washington, D.C....

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  • Park View at Rosedale

    1315 Cheasco Ave, Rosedale, MD 21237
    (8)
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    LIFE BEGINS HERE AT PARK VIEW AT ROSEDALE: Fashioned for adults ages 62 and better, the recently renovated and Award Winning Park View at Rosedale offers you the best of both worlds: peace-of-mind that comes with living in a senior-friendly community and many opportunities to enjoy exciting social...

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  • Kentlands Manor

    Kentlands Manor

    217 Booth Street, Gaithersburg, MD 20898
    (10)
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    Welcome home to Kentlands Manor, an apartment community designed especially for the active lifestyle of individuals aged 62 years and better. Situated in the heart of the Kentlands neighborhood, this suburban community offers all the benefits of small town living with the excitement of the city life...

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  • Park View at Taylor

    4102 Taylor Ave, Baltimore, MD 21236
    (5)
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    Parkview at Taylor is a beautiful senior community located in the Overlea/Fullerton area. Our community offers social and recreational activities along with educational and health seminars. Management has monthly community updates with the residents.We are conveniently located near area...

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  • Seabury at Friendship Terrace

    Seabury at Friendship Terrace

    4201 Butterworth Pl NW, Washington, DC 20016
    (5)
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    Thank you for your interest in Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community! Friendship Terrace is a community of 180 beautiful, totally renovated apartments dedicated to serving seniors. At Friendship Terrace we bring more than forty years of experience to meeting the unique needs of seniors...

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  • Park View at Fullerton

    Park View at Fullerton

    4300 Cardwell Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21236
    (2)
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    Parkview at Fullerton is a beautiful senior community located in the Fullerton area. Our community offers social and recreational activities along with educational and health seminars. Management has monthly community updates with residents. We are conveniently located near area shopping malls,...

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  • The Residences at Thomas Circle

    The Residences at Thomas Circle

    1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
    (11)
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    More than a great place to live, The Residences at Thomas Circle is a neighborhood within a neighborhood – where seniors can live life their way. LIFE AT ITS FINEST In the heart of downtown DC, just blocks from the White House and a short walk to museums and monuments, you will find seniors enjoying...

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  • Evergreen Senior Apartments

    Evergreen Senior Apartments

    1600 Evergreen Way, Essex, MD 21221
    (11)
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    2017 Best of Senior Living in Essex, MD by SeniorAdvisor.com Evergreen Senior Apartments is part of the Renaissance Square community in Essex, Maryland. This vibrant community features one and two bedroom apartments as well as plentiful green space, walking trails and eco-friendly design features....

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  • Park View at Miramar Landing

    Park View at Miramar Landing

    705 Compass Rd, Baltimore, MD 21220
    (1)
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    Park View at Miramar Landing ,one of the area's newest apartment communities for seniors. Our leasing office is open Monday through Friday from 10:00AM until 3:00PM (except for holidays). Park View at Miramar Landing is designed with seniors in mind as you can see by our list of amenities. We...

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  • Park View at Ellicott City II

    8720 Ridge Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    (4)
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    Park View at Ellicott City II is an affordable and warm senior housing located in stunning Ellicott City, Maryland just half an hour west of Baltimore. Ranked four times in the top 20 places to live in the United States by Money and CNNMoney.com, Park View II offers spacious and bright one and two...

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  • Park View at Ellicott City I

    8720 Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
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    Park View at Ellicott City I is an affordable and vibrant senior housing community located in beautiful Howard County, Maryland just 25 minutes west of Baltimore. Surrounded by lush trees only minutes from Ellicott City Senior Center, Park View I offers 81 one and two bedroom apartments to qualified...

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  • Park View at Colonial Landing

    6391 Rowanberry Dr, Elkridge, MD 21075
    (8)
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    Park View at Colonial landing is a senior apartments tucked away in quiet Elkridge, Maryland on the edge of Howard County. Nestled in a charming community filled with tree-lined streets and manicured lawns, Park View at Colonial Landing provides a cozy place to call home. We serve Elkridge, Hanover,...

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  • Park View at Laurel II

    9010 Briarcroft Lane, Laurel, MD 20708
    (2)
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    Park View at Laurel II is an affordable and diverse senior housing community located in beautiful Laurel, Maryland in Prince George's County. Nestled between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., Laurel II offers accessible and adaptable one and two bedroom apartments with spacious floor plans....

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  • Park View at Woodlawn

    2020 Featherbed Ln, Baltimore, MD 21207
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    Park View at Woodlawn is located in the historical city of Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD. Those who enjoy the city lifestyle will certainly enjoy this wonder senior housing complex. Visit downtown Baltimore or the Inner Harbor, and everything in between, Living in this city will not disappoint....

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Columbia, Maryland

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a convenient harmony between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about housekeeping. Daily needs such as housekeeping and the scheduling of social activities are taken care of, which permits occupants more opportunities to live life as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are an assortment of benefits and costs to keep in mind when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your plan: internet access, wellness program, parking, utilities, housekeeping, field trips, meals, and move-in fee. The amenities associated with independent living include security guards, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, concierge services, and laundry service.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a big influence when deciding what care choice meets the needs of your loved one. The median monthly cost for rent in Columbia is $1,991 and the median home value for Columbia is around $367,637. The rent burden for Columbia is about 18.7% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Columbia is 12.4% Asian, 53.7% white, 8.3% Hispanic, 27.5% black, 4.6% mixed race, 0.2% Native American, 1.5% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. The total population of Columbia consists of 103,170 people. Columbia has a population density of 1,247 people per square mile. Based on gender, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Columbia is 38 years old. In Columbia, 8.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Columbia 12.1% have a high-school diploma, 31.2% have a graduate degree, and 63.2% have a college degree. In Columbia, 7.4% live in poverty, 8.0% have some form of disability, 4.8% are widowed, and 4.7% do not have health insurance.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation. In terms of resources, Maryland has a cost of living index of 131.3, a grocery index rating of 108.5, and a housing index rating of 184.5. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Maryland citizen is ranked 6th nation-wide. Additionally, Maryland is ranked 8th by healthcare standards. There are 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 Maryland residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maryland are Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In Maryland, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,336 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. The state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 60% of Maryland residents voted Democrat and 34% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

Maryland experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. On average, the state receives 3.69 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.55 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Maryland is around 74°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35°F. The average high winter temperature is around 51°F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16°F during the month of January. On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 40.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 49.4 AQI. While residents of Maryland mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maryland can include floods and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Maryland

The state of Maryland has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of early blue violet, wild raspberry, virginia creeper, and honeysuckle. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the grebes, the toothed whales, the loons, or the albatrosses. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.