Oak Crest Village

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8800 Walther Blvd Ste 1, Baltimore, MD

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12/05/2013 An Interested Visitor Writes: After our grandfather was settled in, we visited the community for a more in-depth tour. Starting with lunch in the dining room, we found the service to be outstanding, especially for guests of the residents. The food was well prepared and had a good variety - one worries that repeated meals may become tiresome for the residents.The grounds of the community are beautiful. My grandfather chose a beautiful 2 bedroom apartment that perfectly met his needs. While touring the community, we noticed many activities available to the residents - trips, clubs, meetings, worship. My grandfather - not social by nature - has been devouring books in the library and completing projects with other like minded residents in the wood shop. I hope that the staff is reaching out to include him in activities he may not sign up for on his own.The residents of the community seemed to be very friendly, but they did keep a close eye on the young ones in our party. Grandpa tells us that there are cliques formed along lines of interest among the residents - not surprising, but a new experience for someone who lived on his own with family for the last 39 years.There are medical rooms available, for stages in life where independent living isn't an option - this is a place where my grandfather will live out the rest of his days in comfort.

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    10/14/2013 An Interested Visitor Writes: I visited a lot of retirement communities before I came to Oak Crest Village. I cannot explain what is was, but there was something about the look and feel of this community — I knew this was the choice for me and I continue to be pleased with my choice.

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    02/08/2013 An Current/Past Resident Writes: I am a current resident at Oak Crest Village and I am not surprised what the previous person said about Edenwald. I had the same experience and I know someone who sat on the Board at Edenwald years ago and she ended up not moving to Edenwald but to Broadmead! That sumed it up for me.


    Response: I visited a lot of retirement communities before I came to Oak Crest Village. I cannot explain what is was, but there was something about the look and feel of this community — I knew this was the choice for me and I continue to be pleased with my choice.

    02/01/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My parents were residents of Oakcrest Retirement community for several years before my parents passed away. We searched, together, all over the area for a place they could call home and this community fit the bill. From the time they moved in, they were welcomed and treated wonderfully by both their fellow residents and the friendly caring staff as well. Many lifelong friends were made and I have the utmost regard for the integrity and quality of care they received while living there. We also looked at Blakehurst in Towson which was nice but a little too pricy and Edenwald which is also in Towson. We had a bad experience at Edenwald. I sincerely hope that you truly value your money because...Edenwald Retirement Community truly values it, too!!! In fact, when you go to inquire about your loved one moving there, they want to know all about your assets (BEFORE your loved one even steps a foot in the place for their first tour) and that, you should be able to easily cough up hundreds of thousands of dollars up front! On top of that, if you don't give them an immediate answer as to whether your loved one will move there or not, they hurriedly get you off of the phone and tell you if you love your family member you should pay for them! Such an attitude from that place.


    08/24/2010 An OurParents User Writes: My mother was a resident of the care center at Oak Crest Village for the last 7 months of her life. She had progressive dementia as well as mobility issues. Overall my family and I were very pleased with the care she received. The nurse practitioner and social worker communicated with us regularly. The nursing staff and GNAs that cared for my mother treated her with kindness, care and respect. No one wants to see their loved one in a nursing home, and no nursing home is going to care for your parent the way that you would. But I felt that my mother received quality care during a very sad and difficult time, and was grateful that she was able to be in a facility like this one.


    08/08/2009 An OurParents User Writes: The facilities and options are astonishing. The large population of this community means they can offer amenities and features that wouldn't be possible in a smaller facility. There are at least a half-dozen dining options from buffet to cafeteria to fine dining to bistro and more. There are hundreds of clubs, activities, local and long-distance hosted travel opportunities and more. The facilities include woodworking and carpentry shops, a computer lab, a pottery kiln, fully-equipped excercise centers, swimming pool with water aerobics, several auditoriums, banquet facilities, in-house television station, an interdenominational chapel, libraries, banks, beauty shops and many continuing education classes. The well-maintained apartments provide a gracious living environment with state-of-the-art appliances and amenities. On-site healthcare services are comprehensive and readily available. The large staff is well-trained and accessible. I don't know of any other facility in the greater Baltimore/Washington area that offers anything better than what is found at Oak Crest Village.


    Description of Oak Crest Village in Baltimore, MD

    Number of Beds : 240

    Oak Crest Village, located in Baltimore, Maryland provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and Alzheimer's Care. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Oak Crest Village has an average user review rating of 5 stars. Oak Crest Village has a very good hospital, Franklin Square Hospital Center, located nearby, which scored a 92 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Oak Crest Village's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Maryland, where Oak Crest Village is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Oak Crest Village can be found here.

    Oak Crest Village is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

    Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

    Also, Oak Crest Village is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

    Also, Oak Crest Village is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

    Also, Oak Crest Village facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.


    For more information about Oak Crest Village call (866) 661-1794 to speak with a local Care Advisor

    Demographic Profile for Baltimore, MD,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Baltimore MD
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Franklin Square Hospital Center

    9000 Franklin Square Dr
    Baltimore MD 21237
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 443-777-7000
    Average Rating: 92%

    Good Samaritan Hospital

    5601 Loch Raven Blvd
    Baltimore MD 21239
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 410-532-8000
    Average Rating: 95%

    Saint Joseph Medical Center

    7601 Osler Drive
    Towson MD 21204
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 410-337-1000
    Average Rating: 95%

    Greater Baltimore Medical Center

    6701 N Charles St
    Baltimore MD 21204
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 443-849-2121
    Average Rating: 95%
    Nearby Drug Stores

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    4201 Wholesale Club Dr
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (410) 668-4139

    K Mart Corp

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    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (410) 665-3785

    Giant Of Maryland Llc

    792030 Belair Road
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (410) 882-6220
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  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No