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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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  • 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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  • Arbor Terrace Fulton

    Arbor Terrace Fulton

    11584 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759
    (1)
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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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  • 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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  • Sunrise of Columbia

    Sunrise of Columbia

    6500 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD 21044
    (27)
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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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  • 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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  • Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

    Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

    15016 Eastway Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20905
    (4)
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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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  • 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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  • April Bloom Assisted Living

    April Bloom Assisted Living

    5037 Durham East, Columbia, MD 21044
    (2)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brighton Gardens of Columbia

    Brighton Gardens of Columbia

    7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia, MD 21045
    (34)
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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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  • Atrium Stonecrest Home

    Atrium Stonecrest Home

    2305 Falling Creek Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (1)
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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
    (7)
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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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  • 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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  • Arden Courts of Silver Spring

    Arden Courts of Silver Spring

    2505 Musgrove Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (4)
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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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  • Morningside House of Laurel

    Morningside House of Laurel

    7700 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD 20707
    (52)
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    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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Morningside House of Ellicott City

    Morningside House of Ellicott City

    5330 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (19)
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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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  • 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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  • Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

    Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

    8220 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia, MD 21045
    (8)
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    Somerford Place is the result of extensive research into the needs of people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Our specially designed building nestled in Columbia is secure, supportive and feels like home. Our staff strives to offer quality services to our residents, promoting...

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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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  • Hillhaven Assisted Living

    Hillhaven Assisted Living

    3210 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, MD 20783
    (6)
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    Welcome to Hillhaven, where compassion and healing come together. The Malin Family has worked to create a homelike environment for our residents since 1978. Our professional team members are committed to each resident's quality of life. Residents and their families also share the satisfaction that...

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  • Cresthaven

    1020 Cresthaven Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20903
    (4)
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    Cresthaven is a small, female only senior care home located in the unincorporated area of Silver Spring, Maryland, which is located in Montgomery County. Silver Spring is a bustling business hub adorned with many parks and recreation areas, including sections of Rock Creek Park, which is well known...

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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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  • Arden Courts of Kensington

    Arden Courts of Kensington

    4301 Knowles Ave, Kensington, MD 20895
    (1)
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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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  • 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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  • 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
    (44)
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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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  • LifeSpring

    LifeSpring

    2200 Pleasant Villa Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (3)
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    Assisted Living Management was founded in 1999 and currently owns and operates six turn-of-the-century homes focused on enhancing the quality of life for all seniors. Each home is licensed for 15 residents and has been designed specifically for seniors. A place that gives residents control over...

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  • Sunrise of Chevy Chase

    Sunrise of Chevy Chase

    2201 Colston Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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    At Sunrise of Chevy Chase, conveniently located adjacent to Washington, DC, in Maryland’s Montgomery County, we provide a safe, comfortable living environment and excellent care delivered by an experienced, compassionate team of caregivers. Our beautiful community, nestled in a desirable...

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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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  • Rolling Meadows

    303 North Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (6)
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    Assisted Living Management was founded in 1999 and currently owns and operates six turn-of-the-century homes focused on enhancing the quality of life for all seniors. Each home is licensed for 15 residents and has been designed specifically for seniors. A place that gives residents control over...

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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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  • Arbor Terrace Senior Living

    Arbor Terrace Senior Living

    9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706
    (49)
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    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...

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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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  • Elder Estates, LLC

    Elder Estates, LLC

    6409 85th Ave, New Carrollton, MD 20784
    (17)
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    Elder Estates, LLC is located in New Carrollton, MD in Prince George's County. This residential care home provides the care that you are seeking in a setting that is twelve miles east of Washington, D.C.. Those who spend time in the New Carrollton are will enjoy visiting New Carrollton Park and...

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  • Morningside House of Friendship

    Morningside House of Friendship

    7548 Old Telegraph Road, Hanover, MD 21076
    (37)
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    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...

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  • Home Away From Home, LLC

    4002 Ingraham St, Hyattsville, MD 20781
    (5)
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    We know how difficult a decision it is to entrust your loved one to an assisted living home, rest assured that taking care of your loved one is our number one concern.  We provide a safe, caring, loving, and nurturing environment for our residents.  We are waiting to welcome you...

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  • Paradise Assisted Living

    Paradise Assisted Living

    6348 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
    (26)
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    At Paradise Assisted Living we combine comfortable living with quality healthcare to ensure our residents receive all the comforts of home. The warmth and hospitality of this gracious community is felt the moment you step onto our wrap-around, covered front porch, walk through the door, and enter...

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  • Forest Side

    Forest Side

    2701 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015
    (1)
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    Forest Side Assisted Living, a Forest Hills of DC Community, is the newest residence in the District specializing in the care of individuals with memory loss. The home is arranged in small intimate neighborhoods where individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other cognitive impairments are cared...

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Highland, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers housing to two or more persons who have no family ties to the administrator. This type of complex provides its residents with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses offer health related services for people who are unable to adequately care for their own needs due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfy living choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently allow persons 55 and above which is for other senior care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, be free from abuse and neglect, get proper medical care, and have your representative notified about your care. Many occupants are single women who have smaller social support groups, and about half of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide a professionally directed program of activities, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), dietary services, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Many occupants of nursing homes might have behavioral issues, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes might include help with legal questions, meal programs, wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, and care coordination and case management.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the city in which it is located. The rent burden for Highland is around 23.0% of the average monthly income. Highland has a median home value of $644,158 and the median cost of rent is about $3,168 per month.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Highland 76.8% have a college degree, 3.7% have a high-school diploma, and 29.4% have a graduate degree. Currently, the population of Highland consists of 920 people. Highland has a population density of 147 people per square mile. In Highland, 4.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Highland, 1.2% live in poverty, 68.2% participate in the labor force, 9.7% have some form of disability, and 4.4% consider themselves widows. Based on gender, 52.0% are male and 48.0% are female. The median age of Highland is 51 years old. Demographically, Highland is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 72.9% white, 26.0% Asian, 1.6% Hispanic, 1.1% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, and 0.0% black.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

Overall, Maryland ranks 6th in quality of life and 8th in healthcare compared to other US states. 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 state of Maryland has 59 hospitals and 98 health centers, providing care to 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. The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 60% of Maryland residents voted Democrat and 34% voted Republican. 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 state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 53�F in 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16�F in the month of January. Maryland experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. 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 blackgum, virginia creeper, wild rose, and wild raspberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the albatrosses, the grebes, the shearwaters and petrels, or the toothed whales. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.