Honor your culture
Make lasting friendships
It’s a Beautiful Day in Our Neighborhood
The Morningside House of Ellicott City isn’t just about assisted living or convenient amenities (though we do that, too!). It’s about building and enjoying a community of neighbors and friends. Looking for smiling faces, chats long into the evening, and the support of people who appreciate you for you?
You’ve come to the right place.
Meet your new neighbors. You’ll find friends gathered in each other’s apartments, our cozy cafe, or our lovely outdoor spaces enjoying lively conversation and camaraderie.
Be independent. Hop on our bus for trips to Old Ellicott City and beyond, and enjoy shopping, restaurants, plays, museums, and more..
Stay connected. Reserve our private dining room for events with friends and family or invite them to our monthly birthday bash with an elegant dinner and show.
Join the Morningside Family. Our team of warm, friendly caregivers build genuine relationships with our residents in assisted living and memory care.
Bring a friend. Our pet-friendly community means you can bring along your best 4-footed friends. Our residents’ dogs and cats bring us joy and companionship.
So pull up a chair, join the fun and discover a whole new zest for life at Morningside House of Ellicott City.
Make History in Old Ellicott City
Spending the day with your loved one couldn’t be easier…or more fun!
Located between Baltimore and DC, in a beautiful town founded in 1772, you’re surrounded by history on all sides. Check out historic schools, museums, and churches.
Take a stroll through the woods on the Number 9 Trolley Trail, grab lunch at one of the 80+ restaurants in town, or check out a play at the community theater.
Join the Ellicott City community in events year round–from the annual SpringFest to Midnight Madness and monthly GNOs, there’s always something exciting downtown!
Life is Made For Living
And living is better together! Our life enrichment department keeps us on our toes with outings and in-house activities every day to keep us active, connected, and thriving.
Typical activities include:
- Outings around town for shopping, museums, plays, and restaurants
- Visits from community groups like the Girl Scouts and police department
- Bingo and the Bingo Buyout Store
- Shabbat and Communion services
- Paint alongs for memory care residents
- Arts and crafts
- Scenic drives
- Family picnics
- Exercise classes
- Men’s club
- Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
- Resident council meetings
- Monthly Birthday Bash
- Live entertainment and karaoke
With activities for both assisted living and memory care residents, your loved one can be as active as they’d like!
Meet our Executive Director
A native of Maryland, Melissa Stewart grew up in Annapolis/Eastern Shore, MD. She currently lives in Olney, MD with her husband, two daughters, and their dog. With 28 years of experience in the senior living industry, Melissa has worked in independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, and hospice, with 22 years as an Executive Director. She holds certifications as a Dementia Practitioner and an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer.
During her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, watching her daughters play soccer and swim, and visiting the beach. Melissa is passionate about her work and finds fulfillment in collaborating with residents, families, and team members to create the best possible experience for everyone involved.