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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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283 Assisted Living Facilities near Washington, DC

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Washington, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Washington or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Washington.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Washington for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 283 assisted living facilities in the Washington area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Park View, Waterfront and Shaw. You may also consider nearby communities such as Alexandria, Annapolis or Baltimore.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
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Nice community, was too expensive for us.

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I have worked with The Wellington at Lake Manassas team and they are amazing. They listen and are very responsive to any concerns that are brought there way.

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I recently visited The Wellington and it’s a beautiful community and feels like a very nice, clean, joyful place to live.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
5.0

Nice community, was too expensive for us.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
5.0

I have worked with The Wellington at Lake Manassas team and they are amazing. They listen and are very responsive to any concerns that are brought there way.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
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I recently visited The Wellington and it’s a beautiful community and feels like a very nice, clean, joyful place to live.

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The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
22
1

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The Wellington at lake Manassas Community, located in Gainesville, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of...

4.9(84 reviews)

It’s very good

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Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
1

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Heatherwood Community, located in Burke, offers Independent Living and Assisted Living. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for senior adults.

4.8(82 reviews)
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Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Rd, Hanover, MD 21076

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Morningside House of Friendship is located in beautiful Hanover, Maryland, and is considered the 'top-referred' assistant living facility in the area. We are known for our ability to provide effective and compassionate care for seniors of all care levels. Staff members possess unique skills and...

4.6(83 reviews)

We had a great tour with Morningside House. The facility was very nice but it was just not what we were looking for.

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Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
12

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

At Spring Hills Mount Vernon, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

4.3(90 reviews)

I have no regrets at all with placing my loved one here . Her apartment is clean and she is clean and the community is v...

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Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176

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$X,XXX+ monthly
27
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community, located in Leesburg, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing...

4.7(62 reviews)

The apartments and the building itself are bright, airy, and impeccably clean. The variety of activities, as well as on...

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Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Aarondale Community, located in Springfield, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for...

4.8(59 reviews)

Wonderful community!

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Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18
3

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Paul Spring Community, located in the Mt. Vernon community of Alexandria, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition...

4.7(59 reviews)

Absolutely the best senior community I've visited! Very impressive!

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Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18
16

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Located on almost 8 wooded acres just off Lakeside Boulevard on Atrium Court in Owings Mills, Maryland, you will find Atrium Village; a retirement community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. Designed for those who want companionship and amenities with a hospitality...

3.9(68 reviews)

All the staff here have been extremely friendly and helpful. They are remodeling the facility and where they are going w...

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Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg

3500 Meekins Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
4

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg is a premiere assisted living and memory care community located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Fredericksburg is located an hour south of Washington D.C., offering residents easy access to the world-famous landmarks of our nation's capital. Our residents...

4.0(70 reviews)
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The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Welcome to Alexandria's number-one continuing care RENTAL community! Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living...

4.0(64 reviews)

I thought The Fountains at Washington House was lovely. The sales person was lovely. The facility was lovely. Unfortu...

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Arbor Terrace Senior Living

9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706

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$X,XXX+ monthly
19

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Arbor Terrace Senior Living is an assisted living community conveniently located on Greenbelt Road. We bring a new level of modern senior living with stress-free warmth, charm and comfort to assisted living and memory care. We are an active, vibrant residence that's complete with unsurpassed...

4.1(58 reviews)

Arbor Terrace seems like a great organization. When we toured there was a music session going on and all of the staff me...

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Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
25
13
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Bedford Court is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with one of the lowest Entrance Fee that is 100% refundable. Located within walking distance of the Leisure World shopping center. Our community offers you a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality...

4.3(53 reviews)
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Morningside House of Laurel

7700 Cherry Ln, Laurel, MD 20707

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Morningside House of Laurel is an assisted living community located in Laurel, Maryland in Prince George's County and home to just over 25,000 people. Laurel is a quiet town close to Baltimore and D.C. and residents will be able to take trips to shows, events and concerts. Residents will also be...

3.9(59 reviews)

I really liked what I heard when talking to this facility, but I was not able to afford it.

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Sunrise of Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
17
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The moment you walk through our door, you'll feel at home. From our warm, inviting fireplace to our cozy, family-like atmosphere, Sunrise at Montgomery Village is a step above the typical senior residence. For the past fifteen years, our caring and experienced staff has been helping seniors live...

4.5(50 reviews)
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Sunrise of Frederick

990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Sunrise of Frederick is an assisted living community in Frederick, Maryland, located just blocks from The Golden Mile (Route 40 west). Sunrise of Frederick is nestled in a suburban, convenient setting. We pride ourselves in our experience in Frederick County with nearly 15 years serving seniors...

4.3(52 reviews)

My mom is very content at Sunrise of Frederick and says it feels like family. The staff are willing to listen to everybo...

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Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

As one of the premier assisted living and memory care communities in the Washington, D.C., area, we are conveniently located in the heart of Arlington, Va., an upscale area consistently ranked among the wealthiest counties in the United States. We’re close to casual and fine dining...

3.9(56 reviews)
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Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

3.8(56 reviews)

If you can afford it, I would suggest you put my loved one here. I have had a good experience for my loved one being he...

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Tranquillity at Fredericktowne

6441 Jefferson Pike, Frederick, MD 21703

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Conveniently located right off of Interstate 70 and Route 15 in Frederick, Tranquility possesses breathtaking views of both the Catoctin and Sugarloaf mountains. The beautifully landscaped grounds include flower and vegetable gardens maintained by our own residents. Our walking path around our...

4.4(47 reviews)

I chose Tranquility at Fredericktowne because after visiting many other facilities, the staff here were very hands on an...

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Lorien Encore

11150 Resort Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15

Provides: Assisted Living

Welcome to Encore at Turf ValleyEncore at Turf Valley offers caring support for those who require day to day assistance. Encore can provide the right amount of support while allowing your loved one to maintain as much independence as possible.Encore offers several assisted living floor plans,...

4.3(46 reviews)
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Sunrise of Severna Park

43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15
6
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized...

4.1(48 reviews)

The location of the facility is great for family so we are able to visit often. The staff are very friendly and he reall...

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Cost of assisted living in Washington, DC

The average cost of senior living in Washington is $5,346 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include North Bethesda, MD with an average of $2,780 per month.

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Maple Heights Senior Living, Forest Side and The Sylvestery are the top rated assisted living facilities near Washington, District of Columbia. See full list of communities.

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