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Tag Archives: assisted living

‘Memory Care’ a growing trend in retirement communities

Until about three years ago, Residences at Vantage Point, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Columbia, had no housing units that catered specifically to seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. In October 2018, the facility opened 24 ...

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Md. probes Boonsboro elder care center after patient fall

HAGERSTOWN — The owner of a Boonsboro assisted-living center faces criminal charges and a licensing investigation after an 84-year-old Alzheimer’s patient crashed through the unfinished floor of a second-story room into the dining room below, police and state regulators said ...

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Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide in Rockville

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County police have identified a husband and wife who died in an apparent murder-suicide at an assisted-living community. Police say 80-year-old Albert Ballard of Rockville came to visit his 74-year-old wife, Sandra Ballard, Monday morning at the ...

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