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  • May 2024 Resident Calendar

    May 2024 Resident Calendar

    May has arrived and we’re on the move! From classic cars at the Senior Summit to chips and salsa at Señor Chile Cantina there are mucho opportunities to get outside and enjoy the mild May weather. We begin the month with baseball! Bowie Baysox baseball, to be precise. Then, back at home we celebrate the moms and special women in our lives at our annual Mother’s Day lunch. Mid-month we motor out to the previously mentioned Senior Summit and Señor Chile Cantina. After a quick shopping trip (sunhats, anyone?) we’ll make our way back for our Annual Friends & Family Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! Of course, the month wraps up with the May Birthday Bash.

     
  • April 2024 Resident Calendar

    April 2024 Resident Calendar

    April has arrived and this spring has zing! We’ll start the month with a saunter to the Park Tavern for lunch. Next is a shopping trip: set your sights on creative pursuits at Hobby Lobby. Then, start your toes tapping at our April Friends & Family event, where live swing bands make our Spring Fling a swing thing! Finally, we say farewell to April with a matinee performance of Sleeping Beauty – don’t snooze on this chance to enjoy a performance with friends at Maryland Hall!

     
  • March 2024 Resident Calendar

    March 2024 Resident Calendar

    Spring is “march”ing in and there’s green popping up all around! Start the month by saving some green with a quick trip to the Dollar Tree. Then, we celebrate the wearing of the green with a lunch out at Brian Boru Irish Restaurant and Pub. That’s followed by our own Friends & Family St. Patrick’s Day celebration back at home, where we’ll put on some green duds, drink Irish suds, and tap our feet to some festive tunes. As the natural world starts to green up, too, we welcome our furry, feathered, and scaled friends with Echoes of Nature. As always we wrap up the month with the birthday bash!

     
  • February 2024 Resident Calendar

    February 2024 Resident Calendar

    A fabulous February awaits! First, we’re focused on history with a tour of the Maryland State House. Of course, it wouldn’t be February without friends & family joining us for our annual Mardi Gras celebration, featuring an open bar, festive music, and fabulous food. For friends who favor fettuccini over French Creole, we’ll fill our forks at Spizzico Italian Kitchen later in the month. Finally, we bid farewell to February with our birthday bash and a quick Target run – just for fun!

     
  • January 2024 Resident Calendar

    January 2024 Resident Calendar

    You better believe we’re planning to have a ball in 2024! We bring in the month by bagging some bargains at Roses in Glen Burnie. The, we’ll bustle off to Latitude 38 for a bountiful lunch by the bay. Mid-month, we’re literally having a ball – a bowling ball, that is – at Severna Park Lanes.
     
    Now that we’re on a roll, we’ll wrap up the month with a January birthday bash, and behold: a bull and oyster roast event for family and friends before we say “bye-bye” to the first month of the year!

     
  • December 2023 Resident Calendar

    December 2023 Resident Calendar

    Hooray! The holidays are here and we’re happy to celebrate with a host of Annapolitan traditions. December starts with a mini-performance of The Nutcracker Ballet at Maryland Hall – an annual holiday favorite! Then, of course, we head to the mall for holiday shopping. Mid-Month, we hop over to Sandy Point for a true holiday spectacular, Lights on the Bay. As we hone in the big day, we’ll have friends and family join us for our annual Christmas Eve-Eve lunch. Finally, we say “hasta la vista” to the month and year, and “happy birthday” to our December birthdays with a half-and-half December birthday/New Year’s Eve(ish) celebration.
     
    We wish everyone a very happy holiday season, and are thankful for all who have been a part of our community over the past year.

     
  • November 2023 Resident Calendar

    November 2023 Resident Calendar

    A great November of gratitude, good times, and gustatory delights is ahead! We get started by gobbling up a great lunch at Cafe Mezzanotte. Mid-month is our Veteran’s Day celebration, where we offer our gratitude to those who served and provided support at home. Then, we’ll go off to the B&O Railroad Museum, followed by a great time at the November birthday bash.
     
    Then, the main event: we combine all the greatness, gratitude, and gustatory goodness with family and friends at our annual Thanksgiving feast. With the holiday season underway we wrap up the month getting the shopping carts good and full with a trip to Marshall’s for holiday bargains. See you there!

     
  • October 2023 Resident Calendar

    October 2023 Resident Calendar

    October is the optimal time for fun activities with families and friends. From The Firebird ballet at Maryland Hall to Oktoberfest back at home, we’re outsizing the festivities! Outings abound: we’ll make our way out for shopping, lunch, and the ballet. Back on the home front, there’s fall fun, too. We’ve got a oompah band (and more) for Oktoberfest, a frightfully funny movie matinee, and we wrap up the month with our annual Halloween spectacular. See you there!

     
  • September 2023 Resident Calendar

    September 2023 Resident Calendar

    We’re setting our sights on good times with friends and family this September. What better way to cruise into late summer than an actual cruise? We start the month setting sail on the Harbor Queen. Then, we’ll stock up on goodies with a shopping trip. As summer comes to close, we invite friends and family to congregate for a crab feast. We’ll see out September with a lunch out at Mother’s Peninsula Grille – a classic! – and our September birthday bash. See you there!

     
  • August 2023 Resident Calendar

    August 2023 Resident Calendar

    August adventure beckons! There’s baseball and bingo at the Bowie Baysox game to begin the month – what could be better? Big bargains await on our shopping trip to Kohls, then behold: a barbecue lunch at Red Hot & Blue! After a boisterous August Birthday Bash, we close the month with our Cocktails and Crooners event. Family and friends, join us for a beverage as our talented entertainers belt out the classics. Be there or be square!

     
 

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For a private tour and personal conversation about The Annapolitan's services, please call Jim Thompson, Executive Director, at (410) 757-7000.

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Did you know?

The Annapolitan is the leading independently owned and managed assisted living community in Anne Arundel County.

For over twenty-five years, we’ve led the county in providing superior assisted living and memory care. Come see our unique, friendly community!

 

Reviews

Michael Meystel
Michael Meystel
2023-06-16
Very caring staff and friendly residents. Small family feel. Clean and well kept. Don't come here - it should continue to be a secret.
Kerry Willingham
Kerry Willingham
2022-09-29
We moved our mom here about three weeks ago from a place that was more expensive and not very caring. Annapolitan Assisted Living is a hidden GEM! This place is organized, caring, spectacular! In less than a month our mom is smiling again, out of her room doing activities again, and she is even playing the piano again! The nurses are wonderful and caring. The director is amazing. Most workers have been here for over 7 years, and you can tell they enjoy their jobs. The dining hall is great, and we just love them all! We are so glad that someone told us about this gem of a place, otherwise, they don't advertise and they don't spend extra money doing it because they aren't a corporation. What a lovely place! Thank you!
Sean Michaels
Sean Michaels
2022-05-20
Look no further, this assisted living home is amazing! My mother lived in an assisted living facility prior to moving to Annapolitan Assisted Living, and while we are thankful that her prior facility kept her safe and cared for, her former assisted living experience was no comparison to the wonderful experience she has had at the Annapolitan. My mom has lived here for almost three years and I am always impressed by how professional the staff is, and how kind they are to my mother. Additionally, the activities director always has terrific parties for the residents and the residents’ family and friends, and they take residents on outings to restaurants, parks, and even Bowie Baysox baseball games. During the COVID pandemic, the facility manager was absolutely terrific in balancing the health needs of residents with their emotional need to see family and friends, and implemented common sense precautions to protect residents. The entire staff is top-notch, friendly and caring. If you are looking for a place for yourself or your loved one, the Annapolitan is a terrific choice!
CHRISTOPHER PIERCE
CHRISTOPHER PIERCE
2021-07-05
The very best Staff and Facility! We looked at several in the area. The care they provide is wonderful!.. The food is excellent. Thank you. We rest easy knowing our Father is in the best AssustedLiving home.. a
Amy Mcfarland
Amy Mcfarland
2020-12-10
This place is wonderful! My mom is very well taken care of, the staff is very attentive. Jim Thompson, the director has gone above and beyond to make the families of the residents well informed during COVID-19.
Marion Frost
Marion Frost
2020-11-28
At this Thanksgiving time of year, our family has much to be thankful for, not the least of which was our decision four years ago to choose The Annapolitan as Dad’s new residence. Dad is now 105 years old and is extremely happy in his surroundings. There is not a doubt in our minds that Dad’s happiness is solely due to the care, compassion, and respect he receives from the dedicated staff and management. I have written two or three previous reviews so that other families can make the right choice for the care of their loved ones. Those reviews have been equally balanced between the staff’s excellence and that of The Annapolitan’s management, but this time I want to commend, applaud, and extend our gratitude more specifically to Jim Thompson, the Director. By anyone’s measure, by any standard, I do not think there could be a better director of an assisted living facility. The quality and consistency of care over the four years of Dad’s residency has been unwavering and above reproach, and is indicative of Jim’s skills. He is kind, calm, and attentive to residents and family alike, yet maintains a professional demeanor that inspires confidence. His understanding, response, and communication during the current Covid-19 crisis is to be applauded, yet I think he does not get enough credit. Most people probably wouldn’t realize the number of masters that Jim has been serving this year: the Health Department, the Governor’s regulations, his residents, his staff, his families, and, of course, the Virus. Even after the most recent round of on-site testing, which resulted in a very unexpected 32 “Positives,” Jim had every person retested within eight hours. Every one of those 32 retests came back as “Negative.” Jim and The Annapolitan have had in impeccable record of performance and communication during a very unpredictable and uncertain time. Our family is very grateful. In closing I want to send a message to my own family members…If I ever need assisted care, PLEASE check me into “Hotel Annapolitan.” Marion Frost
Melissa Rayhart
Melissa Rayhart
2019-05-28
Words cannot express my appreciation for Annapolitan Assisted Living during my dad's stay of almost 2 years. The staff is top notch as is the management. It is true what the reviews are saying. Annapolitan AL is a great place, good food, fun parties, outings and more. My dad was so very happy there. Also, we as a family were happy that he had a safe and loving environment that included us any time day or night. I was very concerned when he had to be moved to the memory care unit. I quickly learned that the advice I was given (that it was time) was spot on. Although he was not in memory care for very long due to a lung illness and a stroke he received excellent care from the staff. They worked tirelessly to make him comfortable and I will be forever grateful. Part of the sadness of losing my dad is that I will miss seeing on a regular basis all of the folks that helped our family to make his last years great years. Don't overlook this place in your search for excellent care and an extended group of family and friends!
Catherine Weston
Catherine Weston
2018-07-02
Respite Care for My Dad: This place is awesome! Everyone is really kind and helpful. My dad was skeptical at first but found the place to be really nice. It is spotlessly clean with none of the smells you find at other places. Jim worked with me to get him registered and all the required paperwork prior to him checking in. I love this place and will keep them in mind for upcoming respite care needs and any long term care needs that may arise! What a hidden gem! Oh, and the pictures you see are true to date - none of the styling that other places have and when you arrive it looks totally dated and dirty and old!
Doug Schenker
Doug Schenker
2018-05-22
The Annapolitan is now my home. I'm happy here. There are a lot of activities. The staff encourages me to press the button on my pendant any time I need help. It is after all assisted living. They make sure that the residents get their medicine on time. More later when I have time.