Hopkins Investment Management has researched the Annapolis area for the best Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, In-Home Care, and CCRC facilities for our clients. Our recommendations are based on open source research, reviews, ratings, calls, and visits to some locations.
Also, we encourage those residing in the state of MD check out the following link to a resource containing a wealth of information regarding long-term care in MD. It gives access to surveys, reports, statistics, listings of services, as well as the ability to compare different long-term care choices. Visit: Maryland Consumer Guide to Long-Term Care
Assisted Living: Sunrise of Annapolis
800 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
Sunrise of Annapolis is an Assisted Living Community that also houses a separate memory care facility for those dealing with Dementia/Alzheimer’s. They offer the highest level of personal assisted care, as well as transportation and hospice services to their residents. Living options include single bedroom, double bedroom, and companion suites, with total monthly costs ranging from $3,600-7,000* depending on the type of suite and level of care needed. Sunrise only accepts private pay, but residents can be reimbursed if they have LTC insurance. Although a bit pricier than average, they have won Best Assisted Living Award by readers of The Capital for the past five years, and they are located within walking distance from the Annapolis Mall. We recommend Sunrise of Annapolis as a great local assisted living option. From our understanding, demand for this community is high and availability may be limited. For more information about Sunrise and its amenities, as well as positive reviews from residents and their family members, please call or visit:
Independent/Assisted Living: Sunrise of Severna Park
43 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146
Sunrise of Severna Park is essentially Sunrise of Annapolis’ sibling facility, with a few notable differences. In addition to assisted living and memory care, they also offer an Independent Living Community for those who do not yet require LTC. Additional living options include studio and turret suites, with total monthly costs ranging from $2,830-9,000*, again depending on the type of suite and level care. They too are slightly above the average price for an Assisted Living Community, but they have maintained an excellent reputation since 1997, and their prime location in SP is walking distance to many shops, restaurants, the library, the SP community center, churches, and more. As with Sunrise of Annapolis, Sunrise of Severna Park is in high demand – if interested we encourage you to contact or visit them as soon as possible. For more information and more positive reviews, please call or visit:
Skilled Nursing: Crofton Convalescent Care
2131 Davidsonville Road, Crofton, MD 21114
Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center (Crofton Convalescent Care) is a nursing home that provides both short-term and long-term skilled nursing care for up to 170 patients at a given time. They offer numerous types of specialized care, including dementia care, cancer care, diabetes care, restorative nursing, respite care, palliative care, collaborative hospice care, and more. Patients may reside in semi-private, triple, or quad rooms each containing an attached restroom.
The daily cost ranges from about $240-275*, depending on type of room and care required. In addition to private pay, they also accept LTC insurance, Medicare, and for those who qualify, Medicaid, as forms of payment. We recommend Crofton Convalescent Care as a great nursing home because of their 93 out of 100 Smart Rating given by HealthGrove.com, as well as their 5 out of 5 stars received for both Health Inspections and Overall Rating given by Medicare.gov. To view and compare these ratings to other nursing homes, as well as for more information about Crofton Convalescent Care as well as positive ratings and surveys, please call or visit:
In-Home Care: Home Care Assistance of Annapolis
The Village at Waugh Chapel, 2642 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054
Home Care Assistance of Annapolis is an In-Home care agency dedicated to providing both medical and nonmedical assistance to patients in their homes, in a facility, or even for patients in the hospital. Care may be given on a part-time hourly basis as needed or through Live-In 24-hour care – a comprehensive alternative to facility living that helps families balance their aging loved one’s increasing need for care with their desire to stay at home. Home Care Assistance offers numerous types of care, including dementia or Alzheimer’s care, Parkinson’s care, stroke care, post-hospital care, or hospice support in your home. They have a registered nurse on staff 24 hours a day, as well as a very comprehensive screening and hiring process. A balanced approach to short and long-term care is exemplified by their Cognitive Therapeutics Program – check out their website for details. Due to the overall high quality of Home Care Assistance of Annapolis, they charge a flat rate of $26* an hour – well above the national average. In addition to private pay, they accept LTC insurance as well as workers compensation. We highly recommend them as a great LTC option, given their reviews and ratings. They also hire a 3rd party quality control company to evaluate both the clients’ and employees’ opinions. For more information and positive feedback, please call or visit:
CCRC: Ginger Cove
4000 Crescent Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401
Ginger Cove is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that provides independent living to its residents as they first move in, as well as assisted living and skilled nursing if or when a higher level of care is needed. They offer a wide range of amenities to their residents, from a bus and valet service to a four-lane lap pool and spa. They also have an Apartment Support Program for those who wish to remain independent but require some in-home aid, an assisted living community called The Haven at Ginger Cove, and a separate skilled nursing center known as The Harbor at Ginger Cove.
Ginger Cove is considered a fairly high-end retirement community, with monthly costs ranging from around $3,175-6,450*, depending on the type of room (they have five different floor plans) – not including the entrance fee. If needed, skilled nursing and medical costs range from about $233-278* per day, also depending on private vs. semi-private rooms. Neither Medicare nor Medicaid is accepted. Because Ginger Cove has received great reviews and very positive feedback in general, they maintain a steady waitlist, which is why we recommend them as the best option for those who still enjoy their health but wish to plan for their future needs. If a Continuing Care Retirement Community feels like the right move, we encourage you to call or check out Ginger Cove’s website and these positive reviews and surveys:
*All costs listed are averages and estimations gathered from online sources. We would highly recommend calling or visiting to obtain a better, more specific quote.
If you have any comments regarding this page or are familiar with another great LTC option not listed, we encourage you to give us a call or email us.