Assisted Living in Salisbury

12 Communities

Lakeside Assisted Living

1109 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD
$$$$
10 reviews
Lakeside Assisted Living is on the outskirts of Salisbury, Maryland, near Schumaker Pond Park and U.S. Route 13. Family members mention the flexible living options, which include one-bedroom and studio apartments. Visitors to this facility praise its cleanliness and the friendly, accommodating staff who are sensitive to the needs of their loved ones. Relatives report that the dining area looks delightful, the food is very good and the community members receive three meals per... (read more)
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Harrison Senior Living - John B. Parsons Community

300 Lemmon Hill Lane, Salisbury, MD
$$$$
6 reviews
Harrison Senior Living - John B. Parsons Community is located in the heart of Salisbury, Maryland, convenient to West Salisbury Parkway and everything the downtown area has to offer. The homey feel of this facility appeals to visitors, who also mention the attractive decor and friendly, attentive staff members. Families appreciate the cozy porches and sunrooms where their loved ones can socialize with others or simply relax. Residents enjoy the fresh, home-cooked meals served... (read more)
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Atria Salisbury

1110 Healthway Drive, Salisbury, MD
$$$$
11 reviews
Atria Salisbury is near Twilley Shopping Centre, Salisbury Zoological Park and the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland. Visitors frequently comment on the friendly, helpful staff who greet guests by name, and they praise the food served in the nice dining area. They are also impressed by the rooms, which feature multiple floor plans, walk-in showers and cable or satellite TV. Other highlights that visitors mention include the open areas on each level, whi... (read more)
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Sterling Care Harbor Pointe

611 Tressler Drive, Salisbury, MD
$$$$
13 reviews
Sterling Care Harbor Pointe is located in Salisbury, Maryland, near the 262-acre Pemberton Historical Park, which is home to nature trails and a museum. Reviewers rate the food highly, describing it as spectacular and amazing. They also frequently compliment the friendly, caring staff and the numerous activities that keep the residents occupied, including crafts, music and special outings. Community members can relax while enjoying the library, the gazebo or the patios. Addit... (read more)
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Salisbury Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

200 Civic Ave, Salisbury, MD
$$$$
2 reviews
Salisbury Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is located in eastern Salisbury, Maryland, just minutes away from the stores and restaurants of Twilley Shopping Center. Residents and their loved ones praise the staff members for being friendly and helpful and appreciate the cleanliness of the property. The facility is pet-friendly and offers several amenities, including lounge areas, a beauty salon, a garden with courtyard and an internet area. Residents say the dining room provi... (read more)
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Peninsula Regional Medical Center-Transitional Care Unit

100 E Carroll St, Salisbury, MD
$$$$
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Delmar Villa Assisted Living

31091 East Line Rd, Delmar, MD
$$$$
1 review
Located in Delmar, Maryland, Delmar Villa Assisted Living is conveniently close to several dining options and Sussex Highway. It's surrounded by farmlands and has a beautiful view and calming background for morning strolls. Residents praise the staff for delivering high-quality personal care and appreciate the many activities and events provided on-site, including performances by entertainers and an annual spring carnival. Family members of residents praise the homelike atmos... (read more)
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Delmar Manor

31093 E Line Rd,, Delmar, MD
$$$$
6 reviews
Located across the road from the Delaware border on Route 54, Delmar Manor in Delmar, Maryland, sits at the quiet outskirts of town, adjacent to two picturesque farms. Visitors describe this facility as having a homelike, personal atmosphere with helpful, professional staff members who are hands-on and dedicated to making residents feel well-cared for and content. Family members appreciate the comfortable layout and bright decor of this home, which is kept very clean and orde... (read more)
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Chesapeake Cottage Assisted Living

6625 Whitesburg Road, Snow Hill, MD
$$$$
0 reviews
Welcome to Chesapeake Cottage! An assisted living facility with a quaint country setting 10 minutes south of Salisbury, MD. Newly remodeled in 2015, we welcome you to join us in the country for a tour and possibly taste some of the culinary creations that our dedicated chefs are creating in the kitchen. Chesapeake Cottage is a senior assisted living community where residents are members of our family. Our exceptional services, amenities, and staff provide residents with a l... (read more)
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Chesapeake Manor Assisted Living

7054 Bent Pine Road, Willards, MD
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At A Glance

There are 12 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Salisbury is $3,911 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Salisbury

Salisbury is the county seat of Wicomico County, Maryland, and is located at the head of the river from which the county is named. Salisbury is quiet and pleasant, with the nearby Chesapeake Bay adding to its charm. Seniors can bask in the city's natural beauty at several parks, such as Pemberton Historical Park.

Seniors who like this area can choose from six local assisted living programs (ALPs) in Salisbury and eight others nearby for support with daily living activities, personal care, medication administration and recreational activities. All ALPs in Maryland are regulated by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Salisbury

  • The moderate climate of Salisbury offers pleasant weather for outdoor recreation. The summer high temperature averages 88 degrees Fahrenheit, and the city sees more sunny days each year than the national average. In winter, Salisbury gets about five inches of snow and sees an average low temperature of about 27 degrees in January. 

  • Unfortunately, the crime rate in Salisbury is very high. At 90.8 out of 100, the city's violent crime rate is nearly three times the national average. Salisbury has a property crime rate of 78.6 out of 100, which is about twice the national average. 

  • Overall, the cost of living in Salisbury is lower than both the state and national averages. The housing costs are much lower than average for Maryland. Seniors can expect to pay about the same for health care in Salisbury as they would elsewhere in Maryland and the U.S., but grocery rates are considerably higher in Salisbury compared with the national average.

  • Salisbury's income tax rate of 8 percent is considerably higher than the nation's average of 4.6 percent. Seniors should be aware that Maryland does exempt certain types of retirement income from taxation, including Social Security. However, income from a 401(k) or IRA is taxable. Additionally, the state is one of only two that charges an estate tax and an inheritance tax.

  • The Salisbury area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Peninsula Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Shore Transit provides public transportation for the Salisbury area, including services for seniors who are unable to access regular stops. People 62 and older can receive a senior discount for bus fare.


Paying for Assisted Living in Salisbury

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Maryland

$5,618.00 Easton
$4,000.00 US
$3,911.00 Salisbury
$3,700.00 Denton
$3,500.00 Delmar

Assisted Living costs in Salisbury start around $3,911 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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury

The state of Maryland pays for assisted living services in Level II and Level III ALPs through the Medicaid 1915(c)Home and Community-Based Options Waiver Program. There is also a Senior Assisted Living Group Home Subsidy Program funded by the state.

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 Salisbury

Salisbury 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Salisbury

Salisbury-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.