156 Assisted Living Facilities near Cockeysville, MD
There are 156 Assisted Living Facilities in the Cockeysville area, with 4 in Cockeysville and 152 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Cockeysville is $4,041 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 323 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Cockeysville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Cockeysville 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Timonium with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cockeysville
Cockeysville, Maryland, is a census-designated place located 17 miles north of Baltimore. Cockeysville offers seniors who enjoy the outdoors convenient access to recreational sites such as Loch Raven Reservoir, with miles of hiking and biking trails and lush greenery. Cockeysville's 15 percent senior population is served by 61 assisted living facilities (ALF) in the greater Cockeysville area, with four directly within the city limits and 57 nearby. ALFs in Maryland are regulated and licensed by the Maryland Department of Health and are defined as programs that offer housing and supportive service to residents who need assistance in regular activities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cockeysville
- The Cockeysville area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, located in Towson.
- Cockeysville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Center, an organization that offers fitness classes such as tai chi, recreational programs including miniature golf and nutritional information, as well as 19 other senior centers throughout Baltimore County.
- On a scale of A-F, Cockeysville's crime rates receive a D-, almost a failing grade. Because the crime rate in Cockeysville is four percent higher than the national average, seniors who choose to move to the area have a 1 in 34 chance of being a victim of either violent or property crime.
- The climate in Cockeysville includes hot, humid summers with frequent thunderstorms and mild to cool winters. Seniors who dislike the rain should consider looking elsewhere for assisted living, as each month averages four inches of rain.
- The Maryland Transit Administration's Light RailLink offers public transportation throughout Cockeysville and the surrounding areas. Seniors over the age of 65 qualify to receive reduced fares with a valid I.D.
- Air quality is ranked on a scale of 1-100 (with 100 being perfect air quality) based on the number of harmful air pollutants in the atmosphere determined by the EPA. The air quality in Cockeysville receives a 58, exactly equal to the average national air quality score. This suggests seniors' risk for respiratory illness and cancer is the same in Cockeysville as roughly anywhere else in the country.
Paying for Assisted Living in Cockeysville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Cockeysville start around $4,041 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Cockeysville and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Cockeysville
Throughout Cockeysville and the state of Maryland, the Senior Assisted Group Home Subsidy Program offers state funds to qualifying seniors who are unable to afford the cost of assisted living. Applicants must have a low or moderate income in order to be eligible.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Cockeysville
Cockeysville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Cockeysville, please visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cockeysville
Cockeysville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Maryland are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Cockeysville
Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Cockeysville
It was kind of small. They have maybe about 16 residents in the assisted living building. They also have memory care building. We went through the assisted living. The people were nice. The rooms w... Read more
Review of Dulaney Valley Assisted Living at Hunt Valley
The staff at Dulaney Valley is excellent to work with, and it was a good place. It’s a small group home, and everybody has a roommate except there are two private rooms. They have a nice size dinin... Read more
Review of Maryland Masonic Homes
Maryland Masonic Homes is very nice. They got nice stuff there, and it is very fine. It is for my mother, and she seems satisfied with the food. They have old people stuff like bingo and other acti... Read more