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2nd Year in a Row,Columbia Named Safest City In America For 2019

Columbia has been named the safest city in America by WalletHub in its comparison of cities across the country. By Kristin Danley-Greiner, Patch Staff Original Article ….Read More COLUMBIA, MD — For the second year in a row, Columbia has been named the “Safest City in America” by the personal financial website WalletHub. Columbia’s total …read more…


A Sense of Wellbeing Leads to a Longer Life: How CCRCs Can Help

November 5, 2019

Original Article provided by By Brad Breeding at website: https://www.mylifesite.net/ Lots of studies have supported that the key to well being and a longer,happier life, is having created a sense of contentment and maintaining a positive attitude. Who could have imagined all the benefits of a “cheery” disposition: enhance your work performance improve interpersonal relationships …read more…


New Free Food Pantry in Vantage Point Park

October 22, 2019

“Hunger and food insecurity are real and present in Town Center. It is distressing to know that some of our neighbors are hungry, and so the Town Center Board of Directors decided to do something about it.” This week saw a gathering of Town Center board members, and other community members and leaders, including County …read more…


Residences at Vantage Point Offers Rock Steady Boxing

October 10, 2019

Fitness program improves quality of life for those with Parkinson’s disease. Residences at Vantage Point is combating the effects of Parkinson’s disease through an accredited fitness curriculum designed to improve the well-being of its participants through non-contact boxing. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative movement disorder which can cause deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech and …read more…


Residences at Vantage Point Support Candlelight Concerts

September 23, 2019

By Jean Moon, Patch Contributor Sep 23, 2019 10:30 am ET | Updated Sep 23, 2019 10:31 am ET Residences at Vantage Point, a retirement community in Downtown Columbia, will once again sponsor a series of performances presented by the Candlelight Concert Society, one of Howard County’s longest running arts organizations. Candlelight Concert Society season …read more…


Columbia Ranked One Of The Least Stressed Cities In U.S.

By Elizabeth Janney, Patch Staff Jul 18, 2019 11:48 am ET | Updated Jul 18, 2019 9:50 pm ET Link to Original article A recent study shows that Columbia residents are less stressed than those in most cities in the country. Health and safety are not major sources of stress for Columbians, according to WalletHub. …read more…


Maryland’s Best School Districts 2020: New Rankings Released

August 7, 2019

A new ranking of Maryland’s best school districts has been released. See the top school districts here. Article courtesy of Author Deb Belt, Patch Staff released Aug 6, 2019 MARYLAND — Data compiler Niche has ranked Maryland’s best school districts for the 2019-2020 school year. The rankings were released Monday as part of the website’s …read more…


Vantage Point Presents Program on Novels Made Into Films

July 16, 2019

By Jean Moon, Patch Contributor Jul 15, 2019 10:00 am ET Popular teacher George Clack will examine whether good movies have the same ingredients as good books. The Residences at Vantage Point Arts & Culture Collective presents “Novels into Film” featuring popular Howard Community College teacher of literature and film, George Clack, on Tuesday, July …read more…