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Howard County 10 Healthiest Communities In Nation: U.S. News

March 28, 2019 Howard County 10 Healthiest Communities In Nation: <em>U.S. News</em>thumbnail

New rankings put Howard County in the top 10 among the 500 healthiest communities in the U.S. HOWARD COUNTY, MD — Howard County is the 10th healthiest community in the U.S., according to a new list compiled by U.S. News & World Report and the Aetna Foundation. For 2019, Howard County jumped from its 2018 …read more…


Columbia is the Safest City in America for 2018

December 10, 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 …read more…


Life plan community residents report wellness benefits, survey finds

November 13, 2018

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 is …read more…


New Memory Care Neighborhood Opens in Vantage House Community

November 12, 2018

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”

November 7, 2018

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. Columbia is …read more…



Vantage House Focuses on Elections, Holds Candidates’ 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

September 24, 2018

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

August 12, 2017

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 and author, who …read more…


Members of the Vantage House Board Honored for Improving Lives for Seniors

August 2, 2017

(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…