West Friendship, which is located in a chiefly suburban section of Howard County, has four residential care facilities which provide individuals an assortment of long term care options to choose from. Getting around the city of West Friendship can potentially be tough, requiring a car or family member's help. According to the latest published surveys there are several top rated nursing home options and hospitals in the nearby area.
Assisted Living Amenities in West Friendship
Feeling comfortable at an elder care facility is mostly about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are available at a given location. Some of the amenities provided in West Friendship care facilities include:
Physicians are on call
Secure Alzheimer's units
Aside from having a full complement of basic amenities, West Friendship also has a diverse network of facilities that provides for seniors' unique requirements. Some senior care facilities arrange for kosher meals. They may also allow cats or dogs, provide indoor activities, and provide resident parking for those who can still drive. Access to on-call specialists like Counselors, Dentists, Nurses, and Psychiatrists can also be arranged at many long term care facilities.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be convenient to have medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Costs
A year of elder care facilities might run can cost as much as $55,400 to $68,000 or $4,600 - $5,700 per month based on recent surveys. In comparison, the price of senior care facilities in neighboring Ellicott City is up to $5,300 per month. For residents who qualify there are usually state & federal programs to lower costs. To get a better idea of averages, look through the cost list below which provides comparisons to other neighboring cities.
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.