22 Assisted Living Facilities near Taneytown, MD
There are 22 Assisted Living Facilities in the Taneytown area, with 3 in Taneytown and 19 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Taneytown is $4,545 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Westminster with an average starting cost of $3,958.
To help you with your search, browse the 44 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Taneytown. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Taneytown 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Westminster with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Taneytown, MD
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Taneytown
Taneytown is known as the “Small Town with a Big Heart” and was founded in 1754. Seniors in this area can visit historic sites and museums featuring the city's rich history — as well as 18 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). ALFs in Maryland provide residential services to seniors including dining services and assistance with activities of daily living such as personal care and medication management. These facilities are governed by the Maryland Department of Health’s Assisted Living Unit which ensures the safety and well-being of ALF residents.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Taneytown
- Seniors in Taneytown enjoy a low rate of crime compared to the national average. Violent crime is at 28.4 out of 100 (1 being safest) compared to the U. S. 31.1 average. Property crime is also low with a score of 25.2 versus the 38.1 average for the nation.
- Taneytown has a fairly average climate compared to the rest of the country. This area receives an average snowfall of 27 inches a year and experiences average January lows of 22 degrees, which may be too cold for some seniors. Summers are mild with an average high of 86 degrees in July.
- The Taneytown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Frederick Maryland Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Carroll Transit System provides a way for seniors to get around town to run errands and go to appointments. All vehicles are wheelchair accessible and demand response services are available as well.
- Seniors can visit the Taneytown Heritage and Museum to experience exhibits of the town’s history. Outdoorsy seniors can explore the outdoors at the Catoctin Mountain Park. The park’s Spicebush Trail is a quarter-mile wheelchair accessible trail for those with limited mobility.
- The American Lung Association gave an Ozone rating of C to Carroll County. While this area’s air quality isn’t too bad, seniors with a severe respiratory illness should consider how this could affect them.
Paying for Assisted Living in Taneytown
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Taneytown start around $4,545 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 Taneytown 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 Taneytown
Maryland’s Medicaid program, Medical Assistance, provides financial aid to qualified low-income seniors for assisted living through the Community Options Waiver. Seniors who aren't Medicaid-eligible can apply for the Assisted Living Subsidy program which helps cover the costs of assisted living.
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 Taneytown
Taneytown 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 Taneytown, please visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Taneytown
Taneytown-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Taneytown
Review of Lorien Taneytown
My mother moved into Lorien Taneytown and our experience so far is very good. Her accommodation is very nice (it's a one-bedroom). Their staff was excellent; they have been going above and beyond. ... Read more
Review of Lorien Taneytown
My mom lived at the assisted living facility for two years. The facility itself is very nice, however the staff are overworked. Some are very caring but many just see it as a job. Many times my mo... Read more
Review of Lorien Taneytown
Lorien Taneytown seems upbeat. All the people that work there seem to treat the residents well. My mother has two friends that are also there. They have elevators in the building. There's a shoppin... Read more