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In 2019, there are 1562 pet friendly assisted living facilities in Maryland. Maryland residents can take advantage of many assisted living facilities that allow pets, cats and dogs. If you live in Maryland and own a pet that you would like to take with you to an assisted living facility in Maryland that accepts pets, look through the complete list of all pet-friendly assisted living communities in Maryland and find one near you.

Maryland Assisted Living

Maryland is a mid-Atlantic state with a lot of charm for seniors. Its retirement communities are considered very pristine and with a number of amenities, including pet friendly solutions. What makes this state popular for having pets in senior living homes?

Pet Friendly Assisted Living in Maryland - General Amenities

Studies that have been presented in the last five years have demonstrated a number of qualities that animals, like dogs, bring to people that may be down on their luck. For example, those that suffer from PTSD are getting a lot of positive help from service animals.

The elderly is another example of a group of people that benefit very well from pets. Dogs and cats make terrific companions, and can help bring joy and smiles to a face. Since residents at elderly care homes may not get the opportunity to associate with friends and families as often as they would like, pets make a terrific alternative.

Aside from allowing cats, dogs, or other small animals - pet friendly assisted living facilities in Maryland are just like regular units. The same general amenities exist such as daily food prep and serving, housekeeping, medication management, nurse monitoring, regularly scheduled programs, and social engagements.

Pet Friendly Amenities in Maryland Assisted Living Facilities

Maryland assisted living homes that are pet friendly may provide a number of different amenities for a dog or cat.

The first thing you want to check for is the condition of the private room. While the space may be smaller than what a senior is used to back home, ideally it does provide enough room for a small dog or cat. 

Since the room is leased there are usually some rules pet owners need to follow in order to avoid a dog or cat from destroying a unit.

The top pet friendly assisted living centers should feature ample grounds outside for a pet to receive some outdoor fun. Pets, especially dogs, appreciate the outdoors where they can explore, interact with other pets, receive exercise, and use the restroom.

It is a really nice feature when the property has built a pathway where dog owners can take their special pet around the grounds for a peaceful walk. If that is not available, check to see if a community path or park may exist nearby the grounds.

Assisted Living with Pets in Maryland - Different Types of Pet Policies

Pet friendly facilities for seniors in Maryland have policies for how pets, and pet owners are expected to conduct themselves while on the grounds. Every assisted living facility is a little different so you need to check internally for more details regarding its pet rules.

Assisted living homes will have standards for how pets are supposed to conduct themselves while in a private room, as well as in other parts of the facility. Places like the dining area and community room may not allow pets, for understandable reasons.

Additionally, check with the provider to receive more information about extra charges. Pet friendly homes usually require a deposit due at the time a senior signs a lease, or decides to add a pet to their private residence. The deposit is sometimes full refundable, partially refundable, or not refundable at all depending on the policy.

Retirement communities and senior living centers in Maryland that accept pets

Seniors with dogs or cats who live in the state of Maryland have a wide selection of pet friendly senior living centers to choose from. From pet friendly assisted living communities to senior apartment complexes and memory care centers, retirees in Maryland can find a senior living facility that accepts dogs, cats and other pets. Seniors with dogs or cats often view their animal companions as family members and want to be able to continue enjoying the company of their pets after moving into a senior living facility. Many senior living centers in Maryland responded by becoming pet friendly and now welcome senior pet owners and their pets. Pet friendly senior living facilities in Maryland often feature dog runs nearby so that seniors could have a place where to exercise their pets. Other pet amenities may include pet grooming as well as veterinary clinics that seniors with pets could easily access.

How to find assisted living, memory care or other types of retirement communities in Maryland? Find senior living facilities in Maryland by either zip code, county or city or give us a call for free information that includes costs, services and amenities in senior living centers near you.

Don't see your city/town/village/county on the list? Please use our search bar at the top of the page to locate 1562 pet friendly assisted living options from 208 cities, towns and villages in Maryland. Simply enter your city name, zip code or county.

Cost of assisted living in Maryland

Average cost of assisted living in Maryland was $4,670 per month during year 2018. Costs of assisted living vary from one senior living center to another and may change yearly. If you are interested in specific senior living facility, give us a call and we'll provide you with the most recent information.

Senior living centers in Maryland that allow dogs, cats and other pets

While many senior living facilities in Maryland accept pets, pet policies may differ from one facility to another. Seniors with dogs or cats can find out about fees associated with pet ownership and any pet related restrictions that may be in place for some senior living centers. For example, some retirement communities only accept cats, while other 55+ or 65+ communities may accept both, dogs and cats. The number of pets that each senior can keep may also be different from one senior living community to another. Size of the pet may also matter as not all senior living facilities accept large dog breeds. Give us a call and we can help you to find a pet friendly senior living community in Maryland that is specifically tailored to your needs and keeps the needs of your pet in mind. We can also provide you with all cost related and other information in regards to senior living facility that you are considering.

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