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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Ellicott City nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Ellicott City, MD may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Ellicott City or another care type is right for you. Browse 162 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Ellicott City.

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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,...

Morningside House of Ellicott City

5330 Dorsey Hall Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042

3.9
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Shangri-La

4475 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

3.6
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 60 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...

Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City

3100 N Ridge Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043

3.9
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City! Our approach to Assisted Living includes a variety of services - from independent living to adaptive personal assistance; from dementia care to short-term stays. This flexibility allows us to continually meet the changing needs of our...

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Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

4.8
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Heatherwood Community, located in Burke, offers Independent Living and Assisted Living. 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 exceptional care for senior adults.

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...

Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

4.6
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Paul Spring Community, located in the Mt. Vernon community of Alexandria, 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...

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...

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...

Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

3.8
(55 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...

Tranquillity at Fredericktowne

6441 Jefferson Pike, Frederick, MD 21703

4.4
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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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

Ellicott City, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that offers residence to at least two seniors who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its residents with care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer care for seniors who cannot adequately take care of themselves.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfy care choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently allow access to individuals 55 and older which is unusual for other senior care types. A large number of residents are bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Types of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes can include patient and caregiver education, friendly visitor programs, care coordination and case management, and senior centers. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, medically-related social services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Many residents of nursing homes are elders with . These can of verbal lash-outs, resisting support, or experiencing a desire to wander. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, spend time with visitors, be free from restraints, and be free from abuse and neglect.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in deciding which community is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Ellicott City is around 18.4% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Ellicott City is around $2,297 and the median value of a home in Ellicott City costs around $522,214.

Demographics and Values

In Ellicott City, 7.6% of the people are veterans. Demographically, Ellicott City is 8.4% black, 0.7% other or not specified, 28.1% Asian, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 3.1% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 59.6% white. Of the population of Ellicott City 36.0% have a graduate degree, 13.1% have a high-school diploma, and 65.6% have a college degree. The current population of Ellicott City consists of 71,737 people. Ellicott City has a population density of 924 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.6% are female and 48.4% are male. The median age of Ellicott City is 42 years old. In Ellicott City, 4.2% live in poverty, 7.8% have some form of disability, 4.4% are widows, and 4.4% do not have health insurance.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

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 three highest ranked hospitals in Maryland are Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. 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.

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 has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. Maryland experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. 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. 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 white ash, wild raspberry, blackgum, and Virginia creeper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the loons, the toothed whales, the albatrosses, or the grebes. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Maryland

Angel's Touch Assisted Living, Arbor Terrace Fulton and AlfredHouse I are the top rated nursing homes near Ellicott City, Maryland. See full list of communities.

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