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Columbia Is Safest City In America For 2018

Originally posted on Patch. COLUMBIA, MD — Columbia is the safest city in America. That is according to WalletHub, a personal finance site that just released its “2018 Safest Cities in America” survey. WalletHub studied 182 cities, including the 150 most populated U.S. cities, across 39 key indicators of safety. Analysts examined home and community safety,…Read More

Life plan community residents report wellness benefits, survey finds

Originally posted on McKnight’s Senior Living. Life plan community residents tend to experience greater emotional, social, physical, intellectual and vocational wellness than their counterparts in the greater community, according to preliminary first-year results of a study of more than 5,000 residents of 80 such communities in 29 states. “One of the strongest points coming through…Read More

New Memory Care Neighborhood Opens in Vantage House Community

Monterey Place includes private apartments, assistance with daily living and 24/7 staff availability Vantage House, a Life Plan Community located in Downtown Columbia, has announced the opening of Monterey Place, a dedicated memory care neighborhood within its community The memory care support at Monterey Place is the newest enhancement at Vantage House, which recently underwent…Read More

Columbia, Silver Spring Among AARP’s “Best Places to Live”

Originally posted on AARP Maryland. Silver Spring and Columbia, Maryland are among the nation’s best places to live and age, according to the newly released 2018 “AARP Livability Index.” Developed by the AARP Public Policy Institute, the index assists community leaders, local policy makers and residents with identifying areas of priority for community development. Centennial…Read More

Vantage House Focuses on Elections, Holds Candidate’s Forum

Originally posted on Patch. Vantage House senior living community recently hosted “Election 2018 Candidates’ Forum” in the Vantage House auditorium. Howard County Executive candidates Calvin Ball (D) and Allan Kittleman (R), District 4 County Council member candidates Deb Jung (D) and Lisa Kim (R) and the eight School Board candidates (pictured from l.), Vicky Cutroeno, Bob…Read More

Vantage House Holds Grand Re-Opening Celebration After Renovation

Multi-million dollar project reflects the active and engaged lifestyle of today’s older adults Originally posted on Patch. Vantage House recently held a Grand Re-Opening party to celebrate the 28-year-old community’s major renovation and expansion. A ribbon cutting ceremony attracted more than 200 of Vantage House’s residents, community partners, elected officials and other dignitaries. Vantage House…Read More

“Rethinking Retirement” Shattering Myths and Stereotypes of Older Adults

Vantage House retirement community is sponsoring a workshop, “Rethinking Retirement: A Columbia Perspective on Aging,” on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m.-noon, at Historic Oakland in Downtown Columbia. The free program is designed for professionals and others working with older adults. The event will feature a keynote address by Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, a noted gerontologist…Read More

Members of the Board Honored for Improving Lives for Seniors

(Left: Ms. Virginia M Thomas receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. Right: Ms. Marsha Ansel receiving the Individual Outstanding Award) In June at the 35th Annual conference on The Hidden Epidemic: Substance Use, Misuse, and Abuse in Older Adults the Maryland Gerontological Association President of the Board of Directors at Vantage House, Ms. Virginia M Thomas,…Read More

Explore the Value of Senior Living Communities

Life in a senior living community can relieve you from everyday tasks, such as mowing the lawn, grocery shopping, or housework—and you may be surprised that it can free up your budget as well! Learn how to compare what you’re paying for now with the value of living in a community. Contact us today to…Read More