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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 nearly 40 years, the Erickson Living network has been a leader in senior living and health care by following these core values:

  • Respect and caring
  • Diversity, inclusion, and belonging
  • Friendliness and enthusiasm
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

Leadership Team

Meet the individuals who keep our community running smoothly.

  • Chandra Kumar, Executive Director
  • Don Grove, Associate Executive Director
  • Gladstone James, Finance Director
  • Karen Leighton, Resident Life Director
  • Paulette Tansill, Human Resources Director
  • Dr. Myla Carpenter, M.D., Medical Director
  • Matt Dougherty, Sales Director
  • Jason Spivey, General Services Director
  • Patti Santoni, Philanthropy Director
  • Ken Zahn, Dining Services Director
  • Pauline Fraser, Director of Continuing Care
  • Leslie Johnson, Director of Nursing

Board of Directors

Charlestown is a not-for-profit community managed by Erickson Senior Living and governed by its own independent Board of Directors. The Board represents the financial interests of Charlestown residents to promote the highest quality programs and services for the best possible value.