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Senior housing types near Damascus, MD

  • Emerald Assisted Living

    24711 Ridge Rd, Damascus, MD 20872
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  • Golden Years

    Golden Years

    28928 Ridge Rd., Mount Airy, MD 21771
    (11)
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    Our spacious one-level, cozy home offers the basic pleasures of home-style cooking, interaction with a warm, qualified staff, and life enrichment programs. We are half the cost of a nursing home and provide 24 hour care. We also provide respite care and temporary care. Due to the limited number of...

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  • Catherine's House

    Catherine's House

    13120 Cool Brook Lane, Clarksburg, MD 20871
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    Caring Living Thriving 20 years ago my husband and I opened our home to the elderly. We named it after my grandmother Catherine. We live in the home with our residents. Catherine's House offers an alternative life care program patterned after the Green House concept. Our home was the first in the...

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  • Montgomery Village Care and Rehabilitation

    Montgomery Village Care and Rehabilitation

    19301 Watkins Mill Road, Montgomery Village, MD 20886
    (1)
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    At Montgomery Village Care and Rehabilitation, we are dedicated to delivering quality individual service to every person entrusted to our care. Our 166-bed facility offers quality assisted living, postacute care and long-term care services. We also provide assisted living residences for older adults...

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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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  • AlfredHouse V

    AlfredHouse V

    18110 Cashell Rd., Rockville, MD 20853
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Glen Hill

    Glen Hill

    14269 Triadelphia Mill Rd, Dayton, MD 21036
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    Since 1995, Kenwood Care has managed four Howard County assisted living homes with two in Fulton, one in Dayton, and one in Laurel. Each location is in a beautiful residential setting and features: UNPARALLELED ROUND THE CLOCK CARE -2.5-to-1 resident-to-caregiver ratio (3x higher than state...

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  • Alfred House Symphony

    Alfred House Symphony

    6020 Needwood Road, Derwood, MD 20855
    (3)
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    AlfredHouse Symphony is a state-of-the-art building showcasing our values of personalized holistic care, incorporating various natural therapies including a sensory room, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, therapy swings, and many opportunities to sit outside and look at our beautiful garden. As we...

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  • Alfredhouse Needwood

    Alfredhouse Needwood

    6020 Needwood Rd, Derwood, MD 20855
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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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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  • Brookdale Olney

    Brookdale Olney

    2611 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832
    (43)
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    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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  • Tranquil Loving Care

    Tranquil Loving Care

    15708 Ancient Oak Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (7)
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    Tranquil Loving Care is a senior care home that's located in Montgomery county, Gaithersburg, MD. The caring staff at the home provides assistance to seniors in a group home setting. The city of Gaithersburg is separated into east and west divisions with Interstate 270 separating them. The eastern...

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  • Olney Assisted Living

    Olney Assisted Living

    16940 Georgia Avenue, Olney, MD 20832
    (13)
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    Celebrating 5 years of service to the Olney community. Olney Assisted Living is a memory care community that offers outstanding care and support for seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases. Our welcoming, secure community offers state-of-the-art services that are...

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  • Arbor Place - Dementia Care

    Arbor Place - Dementia Care

    4413 Muncaster Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853
    (3)
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    Founded in 1998 by a Geriatric Psychiatrist and managed by a full time Director of Nursing, Arbor Place delivers the highest interactive staff setting the standard for dementia care. Located in Rockville, MD a suburb of Washington, DC. By design, Arbor Place is constructed to meet the very specific...

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  • Collingswood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    Collingswood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    299 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD 20850
    (110)
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    Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is proudly a CMS 5-star rated facility, introducing a brand new level of post-acute care to Montgomery County and the surrounding community. Our friendly staff helps ease your transition from hospital to home as you regain your strength, and offer a...

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  • Bethany Living II

    Bethany Living II

    5135 Charlington Court, Frederick, MD 21703
    (7)
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    Bethany Living II is located in Frederick, MD in Frederick County. This residential care home gives you the independence that you are seeking while supporting you and allowing you to live in a great area. Those who spend time in Frederick as residents or guests appreciate all that it offers...

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  • AlfredHouse III

    AlfredHouse III

    5313 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD 20853
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Sunrise of Rockville

    Sunrise of Rockville

    8 Baltimore Road, Rockville, MD 20850
    (22)
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    Located just two minutes off of I-270 and 10 minutes from the 495 Capital Beltway, Sunrise of Rockville is nestled in a convenient location within Montgomery County near the Rockville Metro and the Historic Area of Rockville. Our Assisting Living specializes in personalizing our services to meet the...

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  • HeartFields Assisted Living at Frederick

    1820 Latham Drive, Frederick, MD 21701
    (7)
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    Welcome to HeartFields, A Five Star Senior Living Community! Located in the Dearbought neighborhood, our beautiful, home-like, community, you will find 24-hour licensed nursing, dedicated caregivers, a secure dementia / Alzheimer's area, individual care plans, an on-site team of professionals, group...

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  • AlfredHouse IV

    AlfredHouse IV

    14519 Manor Park Drive, Rockville, MD 20853
    (2)
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Tranquillity at Fredericktowne

    Tranquillity at Fredericktowne

    6441 Jefferson Pike, Frederick, MD 21703
    (37)
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    Conveniently located right off of Interstate 70 and Route 15 in Frederick, Tranquility possesses breathtaking views of both the Catoctin and Sugarloaf mountains. The beautifully landscaped grounds include flower and vegetable gardens maintained by our own residents. Our walking path around our three...

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  • Sunrise of Frederick

    Sunrise of Frederick

    990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702
    (32)
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    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 in...

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  • AlfredHouse II

    AlfredHouse II

    4 Broomall Ct, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Caring Well at Aquarius

    Caring Well at Aquarius

    3016 Aquaris Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    CARING WELL AT AQUARIUS Where we provide you the care, security, comfort, and close affinity you're looking for. Owned and managed by Carolyn Pasking, Caring Well has been serving the Silver Spring community for over 10 years! Nurse Carolyn offers 20+ years of nursing experience. Having served as a...

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  • Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

    Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

    15016 Eastway Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20905
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    2013 EXCELLENCE AWARD AS RATED BY FAMILIES. WE HAVE BEEN RATED DEFICIENCY FREE BY THE STATE AND COUNTY INSPECTIONS.

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  • Total Assisted Living Home

    Total Assisted Living Home

    12026 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759
    (4)
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    Newly Renovated and Affordable at its best!!!     It is our policy to admit and provide care for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, handicap, age, sex, marital status, religion or sexual preference. Eligibility for admission is based on Physician's recommendation...

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  • Clarksville Assisted Living

    Clarksville Assisted Living

    7246 Guilford Road, Clarksville, MD 21029
    (5)
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    We are passionately committed to making a difference in people's lives by offering high quality and supportive services for our seniors in a loving environment. We help them maintain their independence and exercise choice as they live a stress-fee life. Our staff has more than 15 years of experience...

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  • Autumn Hill

    Autumn Hill

    12401 Lime Kiln Rd, Fulton, MD 20759
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    Since 1995, Kenwood Care has managed four Howard County assisted living homes with two in Fulton, one in Dayton, and one in Laurel. Each location is in a beautiful residential setting and features: UNPARALLELED ROUND THE CLOCK CARE -2.5-to-1 resident-to-caregiver ratio (3x higher than state...

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  • Brookdale Potomac

    Brookdale Potomac

    11215 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, MD 20854
    (33)
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    If you’re looking for more than just a place to live — if you want to live well —  then Brookdale Potomac, a quiet three-story retirement community located in Potomac, Md., is the place for you. Our upscale community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, provides...

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  • Somerford House & Place Frederick

    Somerford House & Place Frederick

    2100 Whittier Drive, Frederick, MD 21702
    (30)
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    Somerford Place - Frederick is our Alzheimer's Assisted Living community, and is on the same campus as Somerford House - Frederick, our Assisted Living community. Both properties are owned by Five Star Senior Living and located on the same campus. Somerford Place offers assisted living specifically...

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  • The Landing at Silver Spring

    The Landing at Silver Spring

    13908 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (1)
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    The Landing of Silver Spring offers assisted living and memory care services to meet a wide range of senior needs while always exceeding expectations. At The Landing of Silver Spring, you’ll find that our programs are a little more entertaining, our food is a little better, our staff is a little...

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  • Arden Courts of Potomac

    Arden Courts of Potomac

    10718 Potomac Tennis Lane, Potomac, MD 20854
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    Arden Courts of Potomac is a purpose built memory care community, for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and relate dementias. Our community is secure with outdoor courtyards and walking paths. We provide 24/7 care, which includes medication management, assistance with ADL’s, special preparation...

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  • April Bloom Assisted Living

    April Bloom Assisted Living

    5037 Durham East, Columbia, MD 21044
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    April Bloom Assisted Living is conveniently located in central Howard County, MD in the quiet, upscale Beaverbrook community. We provide affordable quality sheltered senior care in an assisted living environment with qualified staff 24/7, offering stimulating activities. The accommodating meals...

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  • Arbor Terrace Fulton

    Arbor Terrace Fulton

    11584 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759
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    Arbor Terrace Fulton looks at senior living differently. That’s because we believe no matter where you are in life, you deserve to pursue your passions, maintain meaningful relationships, and live every day to its fullest. With our state-of-the-art senior living and memory care community designed...

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  • Sunrise of Columbia

    Sunrise of Columbia

    6500 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD 21044
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    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...

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  • Arden Courts of Kensington

    Arden Courts of Kensington

    4301 Knowles Ave, Kensington, MD 20895
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    primary focus is to provide care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. To visualize Arden Courts Kensington, picture four single level houses all connected by indoor and outdoor walkways and courtyards. The houses offer a homey atmosphere that immediately make the...

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  • Atrium Active Home

    Atrium Active Home

    2701 Martello Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (9)
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    >The Atrium Active Home is located in Silver Springs, Maryland and is designed to give seniors the ability to live a comfortable, independent life, all without having to worry about the staff or individuals working on site. The assisted living and personal care services offered by Atrium Active...

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  • Able Plus Assisted Living

    Able Plus Assisted Living

    13317 Sherwood Forrest Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    Able Plus Assisted Living was established in March 2016. It is owned and managed by a registered dietitian in partnership with a registered nurse with over 30 years of combined senior care experience in the state of Maryland.Our community is located in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood in Silver...

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  • Atrium Stonecrest Home

    Atrium Stonecrest Home

    2305 Falling Creek Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    Atrium Stonecrest Home is located in a beautiful treelined neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland. It offers assisted living to only eight residents at a time; such individual care is unprecedented in the industry. With a licensed and professional staff, including a physician and registered nurse,...

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  • Avonlea Ridge Assisted Living

    Avonlea Ridge Assisted Living

    13206 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    WHILE MILLIONS OF SENIORS EACH YEAR ARE FACED WITH THE DIFFICULT DECISION OF HAVING TO MOVE FROM THEIR HOMES DUE TO INABILITY TO FULLY CARE FOR THEMSELVES, AVONLEA RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING IS PROUD TO BE ABLE TO OFFER THEM A HOME AWAY FROM HOME. OPEN IN MARCH 2014, AVONLEA RIDGE IS A 5-BED ASSISTED...

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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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  • Morningside House of Ellicott City

    Morningside House of Ellicott City

    5330 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (18)
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    Morningside House is a leading Assisted Living & Alzheimer's care provider proudly serving seniors and their families in our Baltimore/Washington area residences. Our communities offer the perfect mix of personal care and hospitality tailored to meet the individual needs of our residents. Our...

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  • Arden Courts of Silver Spring

    Arden Courts of Silver Spring

    2505 Musgrove Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    Arden Courts of Silver Spring is a unique assisted living community that was built over 25 years ago and was designed exclusively for persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia's. Our community is the second community to be built out of the 50+ Arden’s in the United States. We are...

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  • Sunrise of Silver Spring

    Sunrise of Silver Spring

    11621 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (34)
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    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 Oak...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Columbia

    Brighton Gardens of Columbia

    7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia, MD 21045
    (33)
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    Brighton Gardens of Columbia is located in the planned city of Columbia, Maryland, a city nationally ranked as one of the 10 Best Places to Live by MONEY, CNN, and FORBES. Against the perfect blend of parks, walking paths, and abundant shopping, Brighton Gardens of Columbia offers a beautifully...

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  • Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

    Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

    44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176
    (17)
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    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...

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  • Sunrise at Fox Hill

    Sunrise at Fox Hill

    8300 Burdette Road, Bethesda, MD 20817
    (7)
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    Sunrise at Fox Hill is Sunrise Senior Living's premier community! With easy access to Washington, DC and northern Virginia, our residents and families love our location which is just minutes from downtown Bethesda's exciting shops, restaurants and cultural activities. Fox Hill Assisted Living...

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  • Maple Hill

    Maple Hill

    10711 Harding Road, Laurel, MD 20723
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    Since 1995, Kenwood Care has managed four Howard County assisted living homes with two in Fulton, one in Dayton, and one in Laurel. Each location is in a beautiful residential setting and features: UNPARALLELED ROUND THE CLOCK CARE -2.5-to-1 resident-to-caregiver ratio (3x higher than state...

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  • Pine Hill

    Pine Hill

    8455 Murphy Rd, Laurel, MD 20723
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    Since 1995, Kenwood Care has managed four Howard County assisted living homes with two in Fulton, one in Dayton, and one in Laurel. Each location is in a beautiful residential setting and features: UNPARALLELED ROUND THE CLOCK CARE -2.5-to-1 resident-to-caregiver ratio (3x higher than state...

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  • Sunrise of Bethesda

    Sunrise of Bethesda

    4925 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
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    At Sunrise of Bethesda, located northwest of Washington, DC, in Montgomery County, our residents receive the highest level of care inside our community while enjoying access to some of the nation's premiere hospitals, located just minutes away. Our beautiful community offers assisted living and...

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Damascus, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two seniors who have no family ties to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for those who cannot adequately take care of themselves because of the effects of aging.

Nursing homes are a familiar and easy living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely accept persons 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from discrimination, have your representative notified about your care, be treated with respect, and exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen. The most frequent mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity, memory function, and decision making abilities. Many inhabitants are bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and almost half of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include flowers and plants, personal reading materials, and personal clothing. Examples of care services and amenitiesoffered at nursing homes can include personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance), monitoring of medication, help with legal questions, and 24-hour emergency care.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when choosing which community fits best. The rent burden for Damascus is about 18.2% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Damascus costs around $389,024 and the median rent is around $1,909 a month.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 19.3% have a high-school diploma, 18.7% have a graduate degree, and 46.9% have a college degree. Demographically, Damascus is 0.2% Native American, 77.5% white, 4.7% mixed race, 12.5% Hispanic, 8.8% black, 7.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.8% other or not specified. In Damascus, 6.6% of the citizens are veterans. Damascus has a population density of 515 people per square mile. The current population of Damascus consists of 15,423 people. Out of the total city population, 52.5% are female and 47.5% are male. The median age of Damascus is 39 years old. In Damascus, 2.6% consider themselves widows, 3.0% do not have health insurance, 76.0% participate in the labor force, and 4.1% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

Overall, Maryland ranks 6th in quality of life and 8th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 59 hospitals and 98 health centers that service a population of 6,060,598. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Maryland ranks 25th in the nation. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Maryland ranks 7th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 31% of Maryland's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,336 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 34% of Maryland residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35�F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51�F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16�F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 74�F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91�F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53�F in the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.55 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Maryland is 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 wild raspberry, yellow poplar, virginia creeper, and shortleaf and loblolly pines. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the shearwaters and petrels, the loons, the toothed whales, or the grebes. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.