Howard County Senior Living

Morningside House of Ellicott City

At Morningside House of Ellicott City, we provide Assisted Living and Memory Care in a vibrant, socially engaging atmosphere. Our residents experience the true meaning of community with our caring, attentive staff and diverse residents bringing light and vibrancy.

Our unmatched services and amenities make life easier and simpler for our residents. Families can be confident in their choice knowing our 24-hour on-site staff is there to attend to every need. Our beautiful, recently remodeled community provides a welcoming atmosphere. We invite local families and seniors to experience our warm hospitality and premier amenities.

Lifestyle Options

Morningside House of Ellicott City offers two distinct levels of care to the families and seniors we serve. Our Assisted Living community allows seniors to live a more worry-free life by crossing off their daily to-dos like housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation while providing daily programming, social events, and opportunities to enjoy life. Residents living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s at Morningside House of Ellicott City enjoy all these services in addition to receiving specialized care through Memory Care. Our Memory Care community is focused on creating more joy by providing research-based opportunities for connection and choice. Through adapted programming, visual cues, and long-term recall, we foster a sense of independence and provide daily moments of meaning and purpose in a safe, secure, and calming environment.

Assisted Living

Our Assisted Living lifestyle allows residents to continue living the healthy and active lifestyles they are used to with a little added assistance when they need it. Get the care you need in a community you love.

Services Include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Personal Laundry
  • Kitchenette With Stainless Steel Appliances
  • 24-Hour Clinical Staff Available
  • 24-Hour Nursing Staff Available
  • 24-Hour Emergency Call Response

Memory Care

Our Memory Care program is personalized to support the mind, body, and soul of each resident dealing with memory loss. We create holistic experiences that spark both imagination and closeness, while keeping your loved one safe.

Services Include:

  • Memory Care Programs and Activities
  • Individual Daily Rhythm
  • Friend and Family Connection Support
  • Secured Courtyard

Beautiful Spaces Designed for Bright Days

Morningside House of Friendship

Experience Ellicott City

Amenities & Entertainment

In our community, residents experience care and service that remind them of family and home. Our beautiful community was remodeled in 2018 and provides our deserving residents with well-appointed surroundings and updated amenities.

  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Transportation
  • Bistro
  • Library
  • Spacious Community Rooms
  • Walking Path
  • Outdoor Patio

Our vibrant community offers plenty of rooms for residents to live their days as they choose. There are spacious community rooms, a library, and a bistro for enjoying delicious meals with friends. Our residents’ personal spaces are just what they make them, with studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartment home options to fit every senior. In addition to our bright, impressive interiors, our community has a lush secured exterior courtyard with walking paths and professionally manicured landscapes and gardens for our residents to enjoy.

Enjoying Ellicott City

Our staff provides weekly transportation for shopping and experiencing the beauty of Ellicott City. Our location is close to Merriweather Post Pavilion Theatre and the Dorsey Hall shopping center, with a grocery store right up the street, making it easy to access everyday essentials.

We Welcome Pets

Our community welcomes pets with open arms! We understand the companionship and enjoyment pets bring into every day. We welcome them as a part of our Morningside House family too!


Morningside House of Ellicott City is perfect for seniors who love to explore, learn, and just enjoy life.

Our community provides a full calendar of activities such as tai chi, bingo, history lectures, and live music each week, as well as frequent trips to community events. Whether our residents spend afternoons in the library reading the latest bestseller or evenings on the patio enjoying a few laughs with friends, our community always has lots to do and see.


As a community, we believe our residents thrive when our services are delivered in a caring, conscientious manner that creates trust and helps our residents to be free to enjoy every day.

On-Site Services

Our convenient services allow residents to check off their lists with ease. Our complimentary Wi-Fi helps our residents stay connected to loved ones, pay bills, and check the latest scores. Residents don’t have to leave the community to stay looking sharp through our on-site beauty and barbershop. If residents do need to leave for a doctor’s visit or an appointment, our courteous and safe transportation can get them where they need to go!

Access to Medical Assistance

Our community provides spaces for our residents to get the care they need to live life to the fullest. We provide opportunities for on-site physical, speech, and occupational therapy. Physicians visit our community for wellness checks and podiatrists routinely visit to evaluate our residents.


See our diverse programming calendar for yourself! There is always something to do, see, and discover in our vibrant, Ellicott City community.

March 2023 – Assisted Living Activity Calendar

March 2023 – Memory Lane Activity Calendar

March 2023 – Stepping Stones Activity Calendar


Our community is proud of our dining program that provides exceptional meals and service to our residents. Our meals are served restaurant-style in our dining room with professionally-trained staff on hand to meet all of our residents’ needs. We prepare meals with fresh ingredients and strive to impress each meal.

Our daily options are tailored to meet all the nutritional needs of our residents and we are always serving a delicious meal full of favorite flavors aimed to please. Morningside House of Ellicott City always places a priority on taste, service, presentation, and atmosphere to provide our residents with an unmatched dining experience every day.

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Morningside House of Ellicott City

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5330 Dorsey Hall Dr.
Ellicott City, MD 21042