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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 1444 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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Kensington Park Senior Living

3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895

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At Kensington Park Retirement Community, our services and setting are as unique as the residents we serve. Whether you are seeking Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Alzheimer's/ Memory Care, Kensington Park is designed to provide an encouraging and comprehensive continuum of services. ...

AlfredHouse Andrus

10910 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

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Avalon Assisted Living Facilities Avalon Assisted Living Facilities is a residential care home for seniors located in Bethesda, Maryland in Montgomery County. Bethesda is a thriving community just Northwest of Washington D.C., so you can share in the joy of all the historical, cultural, and...

Amazing Grace Senior Care

6710 Parkwood Street, Hyattsville, MD 20784

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Apple Blossoms Assisted Living

1013 Cresthaven Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20903

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Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, Apple Blossoms Assisted Living is a place where seniors can enjoy their golden years in a quiet neighborhood with no signs of an institutional complex. We believe you family should be treated like our family and work hard to make every resident feel like a...

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Bliss Villa Elder Care II

1025 Cresthaven Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20903

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Bliss Villa Elder Care II is a residential care home that resides in Montgomery County in the wonderful city of Silver Spring, MD. This area is known for its scenery and great activities that are available to its residents. For the seniors that are looking for a bit of retail therapy, they will...

Cresthaven

1020 Cresthaven Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20903

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Cresthaven is a small, female only senior care home located in the unincorporated area of Silver Spring, Maryland, which is located in Montgomery County. Silver Spring is a bustling business hub adorned with many parks and recreation areas, including sections of Rock Creek Park, which is well...

Sunrise at Fox Hill

8300 Burdette Road, Bethesda, MD 20817

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Sunrise at Fox Hill is Sunrise Senior Living's premier community! With easy access to Washington, DC and northern Virginia, our residents and families love our location which is just minutes from downtown Bethesda's exciting shops, restaurants and cultural activities. Fox Hill Assisted Living...

Good Samaritan Assisted Living

707 Kerwin Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901

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Good Samaritan Assisted Living is located in Silver Spring, Maryland.  The comprehensive service and amenities are specially designed to promote well-being and personal satisfaction in all areas of a resident's life: physical, emotional, social and recreational.  This approach to...

Angel Assisted Living/College Park

3407 Marlbrough Court, College Park, MD 20740

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Angel Assisted Living is a senior care home located in College Park, MD, which is situated in Prince George's County. The city, which is known for its museums and historical sites, offers an abundance of opportunities for education and enrichment. Visitors and residents alike enjoy exploring the...

At Home Away From Home

1100 Dumfries Street, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

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At Home Away From Home is a senior care home in Prince George's County in the city of Oxon Hill, MD. If you are looking for an area with lots of appeal and natural beauty, then Oxon Hill is for you. There are a number of golf courses in this area as well as a number of nature trails and parks....

Assurance Elder Care

9115 St. Andrews Place, College Park, MD 20740

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Assurance Elder care is a senior care home located in College Park, Maryland in Prince George's County. Located within a 5 mile radius of major healthcare providers such as the Adventist Healthcare Washington Hospital and the Doctor's Community Hospital, the community is definitely a safe place...

Bryan Ridge Senior Center, LLC

9710 Laconia Dr, Adelphi, MD 20783

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Mike-William ALF

6313 Joyce Dr, Temple Hills, MD 20748

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Modena Reserve at Kensington (Opening Fall 2021)

10540 Metropolitan Ave, Kensington, MD 20895

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Arden Courts of Kensington

4301 Knowles Ave, Kensington, MD 20895

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primary focus is to provide care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. To visualize Arden Courts Kensington, picture four single level houses all connected by indoor and outdoor walkways and courtyards. The houses offer a homey atmosphere that immediately make...

Mike-William Assisted Living Facility Oxon-Hi

7404 Ben Drive, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

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Mike-William Assisted Living Facility Oxon-Hi is located in Oxen Hill, MD in Prince George's County. This residential care home provides the support that you are seeking in an area that is a suburb of Washington, D.C.. Those who spend time in Oxen Hill appreciate all that it provides in terms of...

Whee Care II

2419 Ramblewood Dr, District Heights, MD 20747

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Whee Care II is a senior care home that is situated in the stunning city of District Heights, MD in the beautiful county of Prince George's. Our community borders the magnificent Shenandoah River Outfitters that is incredible for rubbing, kayaking or rafting. We are also surrounded by Harpers...

A Father Love, LLC

2812 Viceroy Ave, District Heights, MD 20747

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Hillwood

7401 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817

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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...

Angel Square

2306 Breton Dr., District Heights, MD 20747

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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%

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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