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Constant Care Assisted Living

1213 Doewood Lane, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

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From the very beginning, Constant Care Assisted Living has always been run according to the motto of ''Our family looking after your family''. As the motto suggests, the first facility was open and run by an entire family. The facility started with the idea of family, and as it has grown the idea...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

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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...

Mama's Care Assisted Living Inc

4111 East West Highway, University Park, MD 20782

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MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to create services for seniors that enhance the value of the entire span of life In a residential, and safe environment. ABOUT US: Mama's Care Assisted Living is a single family house located at 4111 East West Highway in University Park Maryland, and it's on half...

Avalon House on Gerard Court

6442 Gerard Court, Falls Church, VA 22043

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Avalon House on Gerard Court is a high quality assisted living facility located in Falls, Church Virginia. We pride ourselves in offering a first class facility to seniors. We also provide nursing care, an on staff physician, podiatrist, dentist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and...

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Sunrise of Bethesda

4925 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

(877) 616-7329

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At Sunrise of Bethesda, located northwest of Washington, DC, in Montgomery County, our residents receive the highest level of care inside our community while enjoying access to some of the nation's premiere hospitals, located just minutes away.Our beautiful community offers assisted living and...

Silverado Alexandria

2807 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302

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Located within a mile of Old Town Alexandria just off of King Street, Silverado Alexandria is more than just assisted living. It is a specialized memory care community dedicated to enriching life for the memory impaired.Many families shared the peace of mind they experienced when they finally...

Tender Care Group Home

3504 Summit Drive, Temple Hills, MD 20748

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Tender Care Group Home is just over a mile south of Suitland Pkwy nestled in a secure residential neighborhood in Temple Hills, MD. This specialized senior care provider offers a home like atmosphere for those who suffer from Dementia. Our purpose is to provide independent living while keeping...

Avalon House on Oakview Drive

1503 Oakview Drive, McLean, VA 22101

(877) 616-7329

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Avalon House on Oakview Drive is an assisted living facility located on Oakview Drive in McLean, Virginia. While we specialize in providing help for older residents, we also offer some memory care services for those suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia because we want the families of those...

Sunrise of Falls Church

330 North Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

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Located just minutes from historic downtown Falls Church and only a few miles from the national capital, our setting is convenient for families living throughout Fairfax and Arlington counties and beyond. Sunrise of Falls Church is nestled in the heart of the scenic City of Falls Church, just a...

Auxiliary House

5501 Southwick Street, Bethesda, MD 20814

(877) 616-7329

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In 1995, we started Cedar Creek because we saw a big gap in assisted living choicesfor people with dementia. We strongly believe people with memory loss feel safer and more secure in small homes like the ones they've lived in all their lives. At our homes in Montgomery County, our residents live...

Avalon House on High Street

6712 High Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

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Avalon House on High Street is an assisted living facility located in Falls Church, Virginia. At Avalon House we recognize the importance of balancing a warm, homelike environment with comprehensive medical care. When your loved one is no longer able to live at home, the decision to seek out an...

Jeya Assisted Living Facility

307 East University Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20901

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Jeya Assisted Living Facility is located in Silver Spring, MD, which serves Montgomery County. This residential care home is situated in the fourth most populated region of Maryland. This area of the state is a beautiful place to live and while the city itself is smaller than some, it is near...

Sunrise of Alexandria

3520 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Avalon House on Woodland Drive

6809 Woodland Drive, Falls Church, VA 22046

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Avalon House on Woodland Drive is an Alzheimer's Care provider located in the independent city of Falls Church, Virginia. We are known for providing dedicated memory care programs as well as following the philosophy of aging in place. Our intent is to provide senior citizens with the comfort and...

Bartholomew House

6904 River Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817

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Newbegin Care Home

2200 Sarnac Street, Hyattsville, MD 20783

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Newbegin Care Home is located in Adelphi, MD in Prince George's County. This residential care home provides the support that you need in an area that is peaceful and quiet. Those who spend time in Prince George's County enjoy checking out Belair Mansion, Adelphi Mill, Montpelier Mansion, Glen...

Sunrise of Old Town

400 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

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J'Rose Assisted Living Facility I

808 E Franklin Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901

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J'Rose Assisted Living Facility I is a residential care home located in the tranquil Silver Spring City, MD in Montgomery County. Our picturesque community is located in a clean, safe, friendly, and upscale neighborhood. We are short distance from the main road. Our community strives to offer...

Brandywine Living at Alexandria

5550 Cardinal Place, Alexandria, VA 22304

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An Outstanding LocationLocated next to Cameron Station and just minutes from historic Old Town, Brandywine Living at Alexandria provides a convenient location for seniors to reside close to their children, grandchildren, and friends, while remaining in the community they love.This 116-suite,...

Oak Street Retreat

6602 Oak Street, Cheverly, MD 20785

(877) 616-7329

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Oak Street Retreat is a quaint senior care home located in Cheverly, Maryland, which is in Prince George's County, conveniently located 1 mile from the Washington D.C. border. There are various parks and recreational areas in Cheverly, which was once mostly farmland. The annual Cheverly Day...

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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.

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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%



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%


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


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.


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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