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Best Assisted Living in Washington DC
2019

Why These Assisted Living?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored assisted living on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best assisted living in Washington DC.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 46 33 14

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Arbor Terrace Senior Living

The Arbor Company looks after its assisted living community in Lanham, Maryland. Tailored programs and services ensure each resident is given the appropriate measure of supervision and care. More independent seniors have their space and privacy respected, while 24-hour aid is always nearby. Those who require more assistance are given the help and support they need. Residents receive three nutritious meals a day, while social events and outings offer stimulation and the opportunity to make new friends.

Lanham, MD 20706 (301) 241-8072

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B'nai B'rith Homecrest House

B'nai B'rith Homecrest House is a nonprofit, nondenominational complex of three apartment buildings, serving low-income seniors in and around Montgomery County, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. The facility maintains an internet-connected computer lab, a library, a beauty salon, gardens, and a fitness center with a personal trainer. Certified nursing aides are available round-the-clock, and the apartments have been built with senior needs in mind. Housekeeping and laundry services are provided, and residents can receive medication management assistance for an additional fee.

Silver Spring, MD 20906 (301) 598-4000

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Chesterbrook Residences

Founded by three faith-based communities, Chesterbrook Residences provides personalized care, scenic views, and a homelike atmosphere. A nonprofit, nondenominational community situated in Falls Church, Virginia, it offers seniors, aged 62 and older, the ability to choose from multiple pet-friendly floor plans and receive assistance with daily activities. Residents can enjoy enriching volunteer and lifestyle programs, chef-prepared meals, and on-site therapy services. A mini-bus is available for cultural outings and shopping trips.

Falls Church, VA 22043 (703) 664-1101

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Chevy Chase House

Chevy Chase House is an assisted living community in one of Washington, D.C.'s, historic neighborhoods. The facility offers residents all the comforts of home with its upgraded, spacious apartments and provides easy access to D.C.'s many attractions. Residents are encouraged to take part in social activities, such as group classes, wellness, fitness, and educational programs. Chevy Chase House's nursing staff are on-hand to provide customized care plans, including assistance with daily tasks and medication management.

Washington, DC 20015 (202) 816-7004

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Collington A Kendal Affiliate

Situated in Mitchelville, Maryland, Collington tailors its assisted living services to each individuals needs. Multiple communities are set on a 125-acre campus where residents receive help with the tasks of daily living. Weekly housekeeping, laundry services, and medical transportation, along with resident committees and activities, are part of the commitment to service offered by staff members. Collington is ideally situated close to Washington, D.C., Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and Historic Annapolis for interesting and fun excursions with visitors.

Mitchellville, MD 20721 (888) 257-9468

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Friends House Retirement Community

Friends House Retirement Community of Sandy Spring, Maryland, has more than four decades experience in assisted living services. It offers housekeeping and cable TV services to residents, and it also has a convenience store and pharmacy on campus. Each house has ample closet storage space, a balcony or a patio garden, fully fitted kitchen, and an individually controlled thermostat. Senior residents can take part in music programs, creative arts, gardening, and book club.

Sandy Spring, MD 20860 (301) 924-5100

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Grand Oaks Assisted Living

Grand Oaks is an assisted living residence in Washington, D.C., that provides personalized, compassionate care with respect and independence. Studio, one-, and two-bedroom units feature 9-foot ceilings with crown molding and wall-to-wall carpeting. The homelike setting at Grand Oaks provides secure access to open-air courtyards from each unit and several common areas inside and out for social interaction. Residents experience three restaurant-style meals prepared fresh daily by the on-site executive chef. Regular events keep minds and bodies active, such as bridge, book clubs, aquatic exercise, and ballroom dancing.

Washington, DC 20016 (202) 349-3400

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Great Falls Assisted Living

Great Falls Assisted Living, located in Herndon, Virginia, specializes in memory care. Dedicated caregivers assist with meals, dressing, medication, and other daily needs. This homelike community includes four neighborhoods with 15 private studies that each lead to shared common areas that encourage social interactions. There is a town center in the middle, where residents from each neighborhood can also interact. Staff members help facilitate activities, including arts and crafts, music, and exercise groups to stimulate the mind and body.

Herndon, VA 20170 (571) 266-1813

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Green Haven Assisted Living

Green Haven Assisted Living in Bowie, Maryland, provides conscientious, compassionate care in a secure-access, homelike environment. Enthusiastic, well-trained caregivers provide 24-hour monitoring and daily assistance with tasks such as medication administration, personal hygiene, and eating. Residents have regular access to transportation for medical appointments, church, social visits, and weekly housekeeping and laundry services. Fully furnished, private, and semiprivate rooms are available, and cable TV is available in the common areas.

Bowie, MD 20716 (301) 336-0684

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Ingleside at Rock Creek

Based in the nation's capital, Ingleside at Rock Creek is a family-owned business that's been providing residents with assisted living, memory, and nursing care for over a century. Residents can relax in the courtyard or stimulate their minds and bodies in the art studio and pool before enjoying a cup of coffee at the cafe. The campus has two communities full of small-town charm, with the arts and culture of Washington, D.C., a few miles away.

Washington, DC 20015 (202) 363-8310

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Kensington Park Senior Living

Kensington Park Senior Living offers a variety of care services to senior residents in Montgomery County, Maryland. The facility offers a variety of enrichment activities to residents, with a full schedule of events every day. In particular, the facility offers an immersive arts program specially designed to meet the needs of seniors. Residents are offered a variety of meal options, with chefs able to accommodate individual dietary needs, including low-sodium, gluten-free, and pureed meals.

Kensington, MD 20895 (301) 615-8345

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Riderwood

Riderwood, part of the Erickson Living company, is a retirement community offering assisted living services to residents in the Silver Spring, Maryland, area. An on-site medical center provides specialized senior care, and residents can also use in-home care from home health aides or a private nurse. Residents can partake in a variety of activities and services, such as a Wii bowling league, ceramics, tai chi, continuing education, and a veterans' group.

Silver Spring, MD 20904 (800) 917-8521

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Tysons Woods Assisted Living

Tysons Woods Assisted Living is a close-knit assisted living community located in Vienna, Virginia, that provides each resident with friendly, round-the-clock personal care. Its high staff-to-resident ratio ensures that all residents' needs are met in a timely manner while also maintaining a sense of independence. Additionally, residents can enjoy private suites and restrooms. Well-balanced, home-cooked meals, spacious outdoor areas, and engaging events provide residents with socialization in a family atmosphere.

Vienna, VA 22182 (703) 846-0395

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Victory Housing

Victory Housing is a nonprofit provider of assisted living services in and around Washington, D.C. Operated by the Archdiocese of Washington, it encourages independent living in its communities while ensuring 24-hour care is always available. Three nutritious, home-cooked meals are served daily in the common dining rooms. Housekeeping and laundry services are available weekly. Personal assistance is given to seniors who need additional care, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming. The facility also boasts amenities, including living rooms, a library.

Rockville, MD 20852 (301) 493-6000

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