Ellicott City company to sell patients' bios to assist in their care
A new company, Know Me-Understand Me LLC, will be based in Ellicott City. Co-founders and sisters Susan Livingston and Janet Anticich have announced the company's primary product: biography packages to enhance patient care.
Such a package might be a binder with medical history, emergency information, a personal history, and a listing of likes and dislikes.
A copy of the biographical package can be given to doctors, therapists and caregivers to facilitate better communication and care, especially for those with Alzheimer's or those who cannot easily communicate needs and wants.
The company will have a satellite office in Export, Pa.
Chatham Station nears end of redevelopment
When Home Depot opens Thursday, the final phase of the redevelopment of Chatham Station Shopping Center, formerly Chatham Mall, will be complete.
The redevelopment, several years in the making, involved the relocation of five tenants to a retail strip center.
The shopping center includes anchor stores Home Depot, Kmart and Giant Food.
Columbia Bank receives affordable-housing award
Columbia Bank has received a Community Development Award in the Federal Home Loan Bank System 2000 Community Partnership Awards.
The awards program recognizes noteworthy affordable housing and community development projects.
The bank has been honored for its involvement with St. Matthew House, a 16-unit group home in Kings Contrivance designed for low-income individuals with severe physical disabilities. To help fund the housing project, the bank obtained an Affordable Housing Grant to begin construction.