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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…


Explore the Value of Senior Living Communities

July 14, 2017

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 see …read more…


Using Technology to Connect with All Generations

August 24, 2016

Are you getting the most out of your technology? Here are some must-have apps for your phone and tablet that residents at Vantage House Retirement Community use to keep connected with the people in their lives and to make daily living less of a chore. They’re so easy to install and use, you won’t need …read more…


It’s More Than Puppy Love

July 14, 2016

Expert’s Perspective Animal Companions Can Be Good For Our Health Residents Leslie Glassberg and Mike and Nancy Berla can’t imagine life without their animal companions. Glassberg’s dog, Bailey, gets her up and out for their early morning walks. And the Berlas’ cat, Mina, cuddles with them at night. But living with companion animals is more …read more…


Seeing The Sights on a Segway

June 29, 2016

There is a man cruising the paths around Downtown Columbia on his Segway. That’s Joel Broida, and he’s not a police officer or security guard, although he’s sometimes mistaken for one. Often, he’s with his wife, Gail, and they’re just out for a ride. On a nice day, they leave Vantage House and “glide” around …read more…


Prudence Barry: Creativity At Any Age

June 21, 2016

Prudence Barry’s life has always been about the arts and creativity. “I was determined, as a senior citizen, to continue being creative,” she says, “We can be creative at any age.” A lifelong actress and poet, she saw no reason why that should change when she reached a certain age. A longtime resident of Columbia, …read more…