The city of Columbia provides seniors a variety of care options to choose from with upwards of thirty community care facilities around the city. There is potential for it to be challenging to move about Columbia, but it can be workable for most without their own car. As needed, there are a few skilled nursing facilities and hospitals in the surrounding areas around Columbia.
Senior Living Amenities
It is important to ask for the amenities required so that you or your loved one can feel comfortable. Columbia facilities provide amenities such as:
Doctors are on call
Experience nursing staff 24-hours a day
It is also possible to find care facilities that can meet particular lifestyle needs. Some facilities arrange for kosher meals. They allow dogs and cats, arrange outdoor activities, and provide parking for those who are still mobile. If religion is vital to you or your loved one, many care facilities provide prayer services on site, with those that offer off-site services usually arranging for a method of transport. Many senior care facilities also have a number of specialists and doctors on call in the event that advanced care is needed, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, and Gerontologists to name a few.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities listed on this page it can be helpful to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might need.
Senior Living Cost Comparison
A year of residential care facilities in the city of Columbia can run can cost as much as $45,500 or $3,800 per month based on estimates. Nearby Ellicott City averages as much as $5,300 for senior care facilities, which costs more than Columbia. Individuals that need help covering the cost of care may possibly be eligible for aid options from the state of Maryland. Review the detailed breakdown of costs with comparisons for other nearby cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.