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Arcadia of Chester

402 Castle Marina Road, Chester, MD 21619

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arcadia Assisted Living is a Family owned and operated facility. When our grandmother had major surgery in 2003 we knew that she could no longer live alone and take care of herself. She needed a safe and loving place; but we did not want to put her in a large institution. We created Arcadia with...

Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

4.3
(89 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

4.7
(80 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...

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...

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Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

3.8
(64 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...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

4.0
(61 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...

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...

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...

Morningside House of Laurel

7700 Cherry Ln, Laurel, MD 20707

3.9
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House of Laurel is an assisted living community located in Laurel, Maryland in Prince George's County and home to just over 25,000 people. Laurel is a quiet town close to Baltimore and D.C. and residents will be able to take trips to shows, events and concerts. Residents will also be...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

3.9
(54 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...

Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

3.8
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

Encore at Turf Valley

11150 Resort Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

4.3
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Encore at Turf ValleyEncore at Turf Valley offers caring support for those who require day to day assistance. Encore can provide the right amount of support while allowing your loved one to maintain as much independence as possible.Encore offers several assisted living floor plans,...

Sunrise of Severna Park

43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146

4.1
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Kensington Park Senior Living

3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895

4.5
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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. ...

Sunrise of Pikesville

3800 Old Court Road, Pikesville, MD 21208

4.4
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Charter Senior Living Towson

6451 N Charles St, Towson, MD 21212

4.0
(44 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...

Sunrise of Silver Spring

11621 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904

4.4
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Sunrise of Silver Spring, an assisted living community in Silver Spring, Maryland, just minutes from Route 495 and just off Route 29, north on New Hampshire Avenue. Sunrise of Silver Spring sits in a beautifully landscaped setting in a residential neighborhood, adjacent to the White...

Charter Senior Living at Woodholme Crossing

1840 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD 21208

3.6
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

With more help, if you need it, it’s good to be home.Here you get to redefine your independence, build new friendships and explore new hobbies. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need when you need it. So go ahead and play bingo or join your new friends for happy...

Brookdale Woodward Estates

14997 Health Center Drive, Bowie, MD 20716

3.5
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community in Bowie, Md., offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, lively meals and fun outings. You’ll find other seniors to bond with over mutual interests and common experiences, such as career...

Brookdale Olney

2611 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832

3.6
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Join us at our upscale assisted living community also offering Alzheimer’s and dementia care services in charming Olney, Md., just 20 miles from our nation’s capital in a rural location surrounded by verdant trees. Your fine living includes well-appointed, cozy common areas, a spacious apartment,...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Chester, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more persons who have no personal ties to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its residents with care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for those who cannot take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and comfortable care choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will persons 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to form or participate in resident groups, be free from discrimination, to manage your money, and get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements. Types of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes can include room and board, monitoring of medication, skilled nursing or medical care, and friendly visitor programs. The most common mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity with their surroundings, memory function, and decision making abilities. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral troubles. These can consist of resisting care, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts. A significant amount of inhabitants tend to be single women with less social support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a big influence when determining which care option meets the needs of you or your loved one. Chester has a median home value of $304,019 and the median cost of rent is about $1,651 per month per month. The rent burden for Chester is around 19.6% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Chester is 8.5% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% Asian, 3.8% black, 3.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 1.4% other or not specified, and 85.4% white. Chester has a population density of 361 people per square mile. The total population of Chester consists of 4,904 people. In Chester, 8.9% are widows, 7.6% live in poverty, 10.4% do not have health insurance, and 68.5% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 26.9% have a high-school diploma, 32.3% have a college degree, and 11.3% have a graduate degree. In Chester, 10.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 46.5% are male and 53.5% are female. The median age of Chester is 47 years old.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

Out of a national average of 100, Maryland has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 109, and a housing index rating of 185. In terms of personal well-being, Maryland ranks 8th in healthcare and 6th in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation. In total, Maryland has 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 34% of Maryland residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. Thirty-one percent of Maryland residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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 median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 40.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 49.4 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 74F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. 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, yellow poplar, white ash, and early blue violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the toothed whales, the shearwaters and petrels, the albatrosses, or the grebes. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Maryland

Arbor Terrace Fulton, Forest Side and Angel's Touch Assisted Living are the top rated nursing homes near Chester, Maryland. See full list of communities.

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