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Sykesville, Maryland Retirement Resources

Sykesville is a small town lying 20 miles west of Baltimore and 40 miles north of Washington, D.C. The blend of small-town living and big-city amenities is a big reason why so many people decide to retire to Sykesville, MD. Downtown Sykesville is a charming former railroad hub along the Patapsco River consisting of restaurants, shops, and entertainment, all located less than a one-mile stretch on Main Street. The town’s railroad roots are preserved at Baldwin’s Station’s (a fine dining restaurant housed in a former train station), S&P Railway model train displays, and Little Sykes Railway Park. Sykesville’s many parks provide a variety of different outdoor activities. Piney Run Park and Nature Center is the oldest developed park in the county, offering miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, tennis courts, as well as a 300-acre lake for boating and fishing.

Is Sykesville, Maryland a Good Place to Retire?

Sykesville was named ‘Coolest Small Town in America’ in June 2016 by, receiving 44 percent of online votes. Retirees of Sykesville often cite their enjoyment of the town’s farmers market, restaurants, and abundance of downtown festivals. First Friday at Sykesville Main Street is a monthly festival occurring on the first Friday of the month. The festival consists of live music, food, refreshments, prizes, and special discounts in the shops and restaurants along Main Street. Other popular festivals include Sykesville Harvest Festival, Sykesville Concert in the Park series, and Sykesville Cinema at Millard Cooper Park. These are just a handful of the many reasons why Sykesville, Maryland, is a good place to retire.

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Senior Care in Sykesville, MD

There are five senior and community centers in Carroll County, including South Carroll Senior & Community Center in Sykesville. These centers offer lots of opportunities for seniors to connect over holiday parties, luncheons, active activities, and trips. For those looking to live in an atmosphere where amenities like these are located right outside your door, you should consider moving to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). Fairhaven in Sykesville, MD is owned and operated by Acts Retirement-Life Communities, an industry leader in CCRCs, and provides resort-like amenities and services to improve body, mind, and spirit. Fairhaven also offers Acts Life Care – the most comprehensive continueing care retirement plan that allows you to prepay future healthcare costs with today’s dollars. This means that you will continue to pay the same monthly costs even if additional health services are needed down the road. To learn more about Fairhaven and Acts Life Care, contact an Acts Life Care Consultant today.

Additional Senior Care Resources in Sykesville, Maryland

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