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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1447 Assisted Living facilities in Washington and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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The Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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More than a great place to live, The Residences at Thomas Circle is a neighborhood within a neighborhood – where seniors can live life their way.LIFE AT ITS FINEST In the heart of downtown DC, just blocks from the White House and a short walk to museums and monuments, you will find seniors...

Maple Heights Senior Living

5100 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011

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At Maple Heights Senior Living, you will find that we give options to Senior Living. Whether you are in search of a more independent lifestyle with a variety of optional services, or a full complement of Assisted Living/Memory Care, Maple Heights offers the best of both worlds within our...

Forest Hills of DC

4901 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

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Inclusive Senior Living... Essential care and support for life Formerly known as the Methodist Home of DC, Forest Hills holds a tradition of excellence for over 125 years. Throughout our history, our focus has always been on people -- our residents and our staff who, together, make our community...

Ingleside at Rock Creek

3050 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015

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With more than a century ofservice and sophistication, Ingleside at Rock Creek is the preferred address for Washington, D.C. retirement.There’s no setting quite like ours: 14 acres of wooded paths and flourishing gardens, bordering Rock Creek Park. In an elite Northwest Washington, D.C....

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Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

5111 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

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Located in the heart of Washington, DC, Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue has been serving the Nation's Capital with quality assisted living and memory care programs since 2003. We are conveniently located near public transportation, restaurants, museums and shopping. Our tenured leadership team has...

Forest Side

2701 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015

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Forest Side Assisted Living, a Forest Hills of DC Community, is the newest residence in the District specializing in the care of individuals with memory loss. The home is arranged in small intimate neighborhoods where individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other cognitive impairments are...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

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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...

Chevy Chase House

5420 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015

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Originally built in the 1910s, Chevy Chase House was transformed into Luxury Senior Living by Meridian. The community was invigorated after completion of a multi-million dollar renovation in 2018. An award-winning design firm incorporated all possible modern amenities while preserving the...

Grand Oaks

5901 MacArthur Boulevard Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

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Grand Oaks is located on the campus of Sibley Memorial Hospital. It is close to Georgetown, Bethesda and just minutes from the Potomac River and the Virginia Suburbs. Our residents feel inspired in their spacious, light filled apartments, dine in elegance with delicious meals and remain active...

The Jefferson

900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203

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Welcome to The Jefferson, where ownership and a unique approach to active aging are conveniently located at The Gateway to Arlington Virginia, just minutes away from Washington, DC.The Jefferson has skillfully combined independence, luxury,services and amenities with the security of home...

Sunrise of Arlington

2000 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207

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Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

Brighton Gardens at Friendship Heights

5555 Friendship Boulevard, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Brighton Gardens provides personal care in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related...

Prince of Peace III

7420 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

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Avalon House on Woodacre Drive

1505 Woodacre Drive, McLean, VA 22101

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Avalon House on Woodacre Drive is one of many residential assisted living Avalon Homes located in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Specializing in residents with Alzheimer's and other types of memory loss difficulties, the Woodacre Drive residence is conveniently situated west of George Washington...

Avalon House on Laburnum Street

1453 Laburnum Street, McLean, VA 22101

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Avalon House of Hardwood Lane

1518 Hardwood Lane, McLean, VA 22101

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Avalon House Of Hardwood Lane offers internationally recognized levels of care and comfortable living in an environment of world-class, well-designed accommodations. With support services that are unmatched, Avalon House provides attentive, loving, individualized levels of assistance while...

Sunrise at Bluemont Park

5900 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22205

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Our 35 year mission at Sunrise Senior Living has been to champion the quality of life for all seniors. Our approach is simple; resident centered care. This approach helps seniors live the life they want to live by providing options to meet their individual needs and wishes. Sunrise offers a...

Hands & Heart Assisted Living Hyattsville

6612 24th Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20782

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We are devoted to meeting the unique needs of each resident through a variety of senior care living optionsASSISTED LIVING AT HANDS & HEART ALLOWS SENIORS TO REMAIN INDEPENDENT IN A PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED AND CAREFULLY DESIGNED COMMUNITY SETTING. ENJOY VIBRANT SOCIAL ACTIVITIES, PERSONALIZED...

Independence Court of Hyattsville

5821 Queens Chapel Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782

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Independence Court of Hyattsville is an elegant assisted living home that is available to residents who are looking for a peaceful place to live. This community offers its residents access to the historic city of Hyattsville, MD. Guests of the residents of this community will find that they have...

Sunrise of Chevy Chase

2201 Colston Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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At Sunrise of Chevy Chase, conveniently located adjacent to Washington, DC, in Maryland’s Montgomery County, we provide a safe, comfortable living environment and excellent care delivered by an experienced, compassionate team of caregivers. Our beautiful community, nestled in a desirable...

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Assisted Living in Washington, DC

Assisted living communities are a popular option for senior living in Washington DC. An assisted living community consists of apartment-style housing and provides opportunities for socialization in a safe, supervised environment with personalized support. Often provided are scheduled leisurely outings, and assistance with transportation and appointments. In some cases, communities may offer skilled nursing services and dementia or memory care. Staff is present 24 hours a day and is available to assist with the activities of daily living, or ADLs

Assisted living communities are an ideal choice for seniors who would like to continue to live an independent life, but might benefit from the safety and security of living with peers in a supervised environment.


Cost of Assisted Living Facilities in Washington, DC

The average monthly cost of assisted living is as follows:

  • Mean cost city proper: $7,500
  • Median cost city proper: $7,000
  • Mean cost metro area: $5,700
  • Median cost metro area: $5,300

Public assistance is available through the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (EPD) Medicaid Waiver program. The District of Columbia Department of Health licenses and certifies this type of city for the District of Columbia.


Learn More About Washington, DC

Cost of Living

The cost of living in D.C. tends to be more expensive than most other U.S. cities. The cost-of-living-index is rated 50 points higher than the national average and the grocery index is rated 15 points higher than the national average. All index scores are based on a scale where 100 is equivalent to the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax15011588$1,95519.1%$536,000$83,000May apply to estates valued over a specific amount.

Local Hospitals

The Washington, DC area is home to many world class medical communities. Some of the top communities in the area are:

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital – Rated the number one hospital in the DC region by U.S. News & World Report, Inova Fairfax Hospital is the flagship community of the Inova Fairfax family of five hospitals in the area. The hospital is a 923-bed community and a Level 1 Trauma Center, and specializes in a variety of procedures including oncology and cardiac surgery.
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – A non-profit acute care hospital, MedStar Georgetown is a teaching and research hospital which focuses on many different areas of care. The hospital was recently ranked highly in the fields of geriatrics, hip replacement, and cancer care as well as seven other fields by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center – Washington, DC’s busiest and largest hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a 912-bed medical center with a comprehensive list of care specialties. The hospital is highly ranked nationally in the fields of cardiology and heart surgery.

Weather and Climate

Washington D.C. has a humid subtropical climate according to the Koppen Climate Classification Guide. The average humidity level for Washington, D.C. is roughly 67%. Humidity levels are highest during the month of September at about 71%. Humid subtropical regions are generally characterized by hot, humid summers and cold winters, although the colder seasons in DC are usually somewhat milder than those in the Northeast.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low76°F89°F (July)63°F (June)37°F48°F (December)25°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating53.1 (Moderate)73.4 in the month of July (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallInclement weather4”5” (June)13.7”Hurricanes, floods, and rare moderate earthquake

Demographics and Values

As America’s capital city, politics are a central component to the lives of many in Washington, DC. Much of the city is often bustling with government officials and employees, and the cultural landscape is shaped by their presence. Political beliefs of most city residents tend to lean left-of-center, although outside the city proper, preferences are more varied.

The city is also known as the home of a great number of colleges and has a visible presence of students. Much of the region’s economy is centered around its government offices and adjacent industries, such as legal and lobbying firms, and the surrounding neighborhoods are home to several Fortune 500 companies.

Another main source of economy for the region is tourism – Washington, DC is a major tourist destination for visitors from all over the country and the world, interested in learning the history of our country, observing the countless national landmarks, and visiting the many museums that DC is famous for.

2016 Presidential Election in the District of Columbia

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party90.9%4.1%5.0%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend6,216,589702,4554,382 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.010%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3422.2%8.8%5.0%3.1%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree17.6%56.6%32.8%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more4.4%46.4%11.3%0.6%0.1%37.1%2.8%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens100,22742.810.1

Miscellaneous

UnemployedHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans9.8%11.7%17.4%4.4%5%

Washington, D.C. is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Considered one of the country’s top tourist destinations, Washington, DC has no shortage of interesting activities to partake in. Staples such as the Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial are always worth a visit. Another thing the city is known for is its world-famous museums — and there are plenty. Perhaps none are more celebrated than the Smithsonian museums, including the following:

  • The National Museum of American History
  • The National Museum of the American Indian
  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • The National Air and Space Museum
  • The Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • The National Museum of Natural History

Their collections cover a spectrum of interest and history, and as an added bonus, the museums offer free admission, allowing everyone to enjoy them. If weather permits, one can take a trip outside to visit the Smithsonian Gardens, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the National Zoo, all operating without an admission fee as well. One could feasibly spend days or even weeks enjoying the sights of the city barely spending a dime!

Speaking of the outdoors, Washington, DC’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival is an event not to be missed. Honoring the gift of Japanese cherry trees from Tokyo City’s Mayor Yukio Ozaki in 1912, the festival begins yearly around mid-March and often draws over 700,000 people to view the spring bloom of the cherry blossoms and partake in the many scheduled events, including an adjacent kite festival, art exhibits, and celebrations of Japanese culture and history.

Transportation

The Washington, DC metropolitan area is well-known for its robust public transportation system, and within city limits it’s definitely possible to get by without having to drive. In some neighborhoods you might be able to accomplish daily tasks without needing a vehicle at all. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority operates the Metro, which consists of a rail and subway system as well as a bus system, both of which offer transportation throughout the city and surrounding neighborhoods. The rail system runs from around 5am to 11pm, and the bus often continues later, with many routes in operation past midnight. Discounted fares are offered to seniors ages 65 and older. The DC area also has plenty of options for taxis and rideshare services.

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