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Washington D.C. Senior Living Resources

Washington, DC is the home of our nation's government and a hub for great entertainment, rich culture and community. The city has a wide range of senior living options designed to fit every lifestyle and budget. Senior living in Washington, DC includes affordable group settings, as well as upscale senior living accommodations making it an ideal place for seniors to live.

Washington DC Scholarships

Washington DC Scholarship

The greater Washington DC area has had the most finalists and most winners of any state; in fact the 2016 scholarship went to a student from Jefferson College of Health Sciences. We want to encourage more outstanding applications and are now providing one additional scholarship (6 total chances) to students attending any Washington DC area college.

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Local Insights

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Median Senior Living Costs

Washington DC

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Senior Living in Washington, DC is:

  • 0.6% less expensive than the state of DC
  • 40.6% more expensive than the South region
  • 29.3% more expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Professional Senior Services

Explore the Directory to find local senior products and services that meet the needs of you and your family.

Elder Law Attorneys


The Elder & Disability Law Center is a small elder care law firm serving Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland with a personalized and holistic approach to creating life-care plans.

The Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law Group at Ferrante & Dill, LLC is equipped to guide you through the process of creating Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Directives as well as helping you prepare for those challenges you might face as you grow older. We also help you plan for incapacity or disability so that your assets are protected for you and your children. We recognize that planning for the future while living in the present can be difficult and want to help make the process less of a burden for you.

Compassionate, Convenient and Comprehensive Estate and Elder Law Planning for Seniors Caregivers and Family.

We provide senior clients with needed special services, elder law representation, Medicaid advice, asset protection planning or guardianship planning.

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships, and Asset Preservation Planning with offices in Rockville, Columbia, Frederick, and Hagerstown, Maryland. House calls available upon request for no additional charge.

Financial Advisors

I help seniors who wish to stay independent and safe as long as possible. I help with bill paying, insurance claims, organization of tax documents, and liaison with your legal, tax, and investment professionals.

Real Estate Services

Catherine Seybold - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
(571) 510-0456

Simplifying the home real estate process for senior and caregivers.

As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, I am especially qualified to assist clients with life transitions related to their homes. I'm able to guide clients through the transition process to provide resources to make this transition as smooth as possible.

Transitioning a loved one can be a difficult and emotional experience. We are here to help. As experienced Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES), we have assisted homeowners transition from homes they have lived in for many, many years. We have a Five Step Senior Transition Plan created to ease the burden of selling a home on the homeowner and the family.

Senior Moving

We provide non-emergency medical transportation and small group shuttle bus service for the senior population.

(703) 476-2260

Home Marketing Services for Seniors is a home sale and marketing consulting service just for seniors moving to retirement communities.

Let's Move provides a full range of organizational and move management services designed to help people through the move transition experience. Services include downsizing, space planning, staging, packing and unpacking, settling in, and transition management.

The Market House has established a business of assisting seniors and the aging population with their "rightsizing" needs when transitioning out of a home. Our many services include estate sales, organizing and decluttering, home clean outs and liquidation. Our job is defined by the needs of the client because everyone is different, therefore, so are their circumstances. The process can be extremely overwhelming, but we are ready to help!

Senior Activities


The staff at the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center are available to link seniors with health and social services as needed in addition to planning a packed schedule of fun and educational activities. These activities can include card and board game sessions, Bible studies, quilting groups, and outings to the theater, farmers market, and more.

Health, Medical & Safety


Nursing Home Dental Care is a comprehensive mobile dental program co-developed in 1997 by dentists and residential care facilities to improve oral health and quality of life for geriatric and other long-term care residents.

Low Vision Specialists of MD & VA provides better vision to patients suffering from Macular Degeneration and other vision-limiting conditions. We have successfully changed the lives of patients by giving them the gift of seeing their children's and grandchildren's faces, the ability to read a book, and the enjoyment of many of life's simple pleasures.

Alzheimer's & Dementia


The Memory Disorders Program, part of the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center, provides clinical services and conducts research. Patients may utilize the clinic services for evaluation, treatment, and follow-up care. Additionally, we offer patients the opportunity to participate in a variety of research studies, including studies of novel treatments and new diagnostic methods.


As part of a nationwide network of chapters, the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter provides help and hope to more than 66,000 people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in the District of Columbia, five counties in suburban and Southern Maryland and eleven counties in Northern Virginia.

Senior Services


The medical center treats over 50,000 veterans and has over 500,000 outpatient visits each year. The Washington DC VAMC is the only VA medical center to hold three medical school affiliations. It is also affiliated with many other colleges and universities in such areas as pharmacy, rehabilitation medicine, biomedical engineering, dietetics, social work, nursing and medical center management.

Home Care

Trinity Home Care Services, a reliable home health agency that fits your needs. We are here 24/7, all 365 days of the year to assist you and your family. We provide a full range of home health care services.

Local Attractions and Amenities

Washington Events for Seniors
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Sep 06, 2016 through Jun 09, 2017
Silver Spring, MD
Sep 06, 2016 through Jun 09, 2017
Silver Spring, MD
Sep 06, 2016 through Jun 09, 2017
Silver Spring, MD
Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 19, 2017
Bethesda, MD
Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 19, 2017
Bethesda, MD
Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 18, 2017
Silver Spring, MD
Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 18, 2017
Olney, MD
Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 19, 2017
Boyds, MD
Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 19, 2017
Boyds, MD
Sep 13, 2016 through Mar 18, 2017
Olney, MD
Sep 13, 2016 through Mar 18, 2017
Boyds, MD
Nov 29, 2016 through Jan 31, 2017
Fairfax, VA
Jan 03, 2017 through May 23, 2017
Fairfax, VA
Jan 05, 2017 through Jan 19, 2017
Ellicott City, MD
Jan 05, 2017 through Mar 30, 2017
Ellicott City, MD
Jan 09, 2017 through Apr 24, 2017
Fairfax, VA
Jan 09, 2017 through May 19, 2017
Montgomery Village, MD
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Washington Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors
Nov 22, 2016 through Jun 09, 2017
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The Vision of Unique Residential Care Center is for those we serve to enjoy their environment while maintaining their dignity, independence and quality of life to the best extent possible....

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We need a volunteer manager for a "hunger run". A hunger run would be arranging an event, publicizing an event, bringing groups of people together, making healthy meals and delivering the meals.


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Many nursing home residents experience periods of loneliness, as they adjust to being in a new environment or certain life changes such as the death of a spouse/family member. The Resident...
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Volunteer Opportunities with Community Hospices

Inpatient Unit Volunteer (Washington location only) -- Provide non-medical support services to patients and their families to include: companionship...

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