About Charlestown Senior Living Community

Live life to the fullest at Charlestown, a vibrant community in Catonsville, Maryland, for adults age 60-plus. Stay active with amenities like a pool and fitness center, relax in your maintenance-free apartment home, and experience healthy benefits like an on-campus medical center with full-time doctors.

We Value What You Value

Charlestown is managed by Erickson Living, a national network of managed communities. For 40 years, the Erickson Senior Living network has been a leader in senior living and health care by following these core values:

  • We value meaningful relationships.
  • We seek out and celebrate diversity.
  • We are friendly and enthusiastic.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We strive for excellence.
  • We are accountable.
  • We are one team.

Leadership Team

Meet the individuals who keep our community running smoothly.

  • Don Grove, Executive Director
  • Leslie Johnson, Associate Executive Director 
  • Gladstone James, Finance Director
  • Karen Leighton, Resident Life Director
  • Paulette Tansill, Human Resources Director
  • Myla Carpenter, M.D., Medical Director
  • Matt Dougherty, Sales Director
  • Jason Spivey, General Services Director
  • Patti Santoni, Philanthropy Director
  • Ken Zahn, Dining Services Director
  • Mohamed Jallon, Director of Nursing
  • Dean Crawford, Practice Administrator
A diverse group of residents gathered together in a community clubhouse.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Promoting a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is a core Erickson Senior Living value and a key objective for our success.

  • A vibrant Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Council at each community and corporate office guides decision-making.
  • Comprehensive diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging training for all employees. 
  • Communities enthusiastically embrace and celebrate the diversity of residents and staff.
  • A commitment to safe, positive environments for LGBTQ+ seniors and staff.

See our Annual Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Report and our Supplier Diversity Commitment for more information about how our organization promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.