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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 1442 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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Ameristar Assisted Living

6604 Adrian Street, New Carrollton, MD 20784

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Ameristar Assisted Living is located in New Carrollton, MD in Prince George's County. Our residential care home is here for you with the care that you are seeking in an area that is safe and quiet. Those who spend time in New Carrollton will appreciate the attractions in nearby areas such as...

Harbor Park Estates Assisted Living

625 River Bend, Fort Washington, MD 20744

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Welcome to Harbor Park Estates Assisted Living Harbor Park Estates is an upscale, assisted living facility dedicated to providing each of our Residents a caring, nurturing environment with dignified and respectful services in a special place fitting to call 'home'. There is no greater comfort in...

Brighton Gardens of Tuckerman Lane

5550 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville, MD 20852

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Just a few minutes from Pike and Rose, Rockville Town Square Metro Station,Westfield Montgomery Mall, 495 access and Strathmore Music Center, Brighton Gardens of Tuckerman Lane is both centrally located and beautifully situated. Surrounded by mature tree and garden,and the CO walking path, this...

Golden Age Assisted Living

7300 Sara Street, New Carrollton, MD 20784

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Golden Age Assisted Living is a senior care home located in Prince George's Count, MD, community of New Carrollton. With a population of a little over 12,000 residents, New Carrollton offers abundant small town charm in a picturesque, historical community yet is only a short 15-minute drive to...

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Avalon House on Gelston Circle

1011 Gelston Circle, McLean, VA 22102

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Avalon House on Gelston Circle is a residential care home located in the beautiful McLean City, Virginia in Fairfax County. Our community is located in a quiet, upscale, and friendly neighborhood. Beautiful trees that bring about a cool breeze and fresh air surround our home. Our home is a few...

Senior Healthcare, Inc. - Trudie's Home

428 Northwest Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20901

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Parry Home

515 Apple Grove Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904

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Byron House

9210 Kentsdale Dr, Rockville, MD 20854

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Senior's Place

5034 Mangum Rd, College Park, MD 20740

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There comes a time when one has to look for a comfortable place for their parents to live. There are many senior places available in each state. These wonderful homes offer comfortable and warm living areas, some where your loved ones can live by themselves or they may choose to have a roommate....

Hillhaven Assisted Living

3210 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, MD 20783

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Welcome to Hillhaven, where compassion and healing come together. The Malin Family has worked to create a homelike environment for our residents since 1978. Our professional team members are committed to each resident's quality of life. Residents and their families also share the satisfaction...

Sunrise of Silver Spring

11621 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904

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Welcome to Sunrise of Silver Spring, an assisted living community in Silver Spring, Maryland, just minutes from Route 495 and just off Route 29, north on New Hampshire Avenue. Sunrise of Silver Spring sits in a beautifully landscaped setting in a residential neighborhood, adjacent to the White...

Avalon House on Cawdor Court

8103 Cawdor Court, McLean, VA 22102

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Avalon House on Cawdor Court is a state of the art assisted living facility located in Mclean, Virginia. We are driven by our servant oriented policy to always have our residents as top priority. Not only do we strive to make our facility as accommodating as it should be, but we also want you to...

EBY Health Services III

2526 Oak Glen Way, District Heights, MD 20747

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EBY Health Services III is located in Forestville, MD in Prince George's County. This residential care home provides assistance to you in a location that is great to call home. Those who spend time in Prince George's County appreciate all of the attractions available there including Rosecroft...

Elder Estates, LLC

6409 85th Ave, New Carrollton, MD 20784

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Elder Estates, LLC is located in New Carrollton, MD in Prince George's County. This residential care home provides the care that you are seeking in a setting that is twelve miles east of Washington, D.C.. Those who spend time in the New Carrollton are will enjoy visiting New Carrollton Park and...

Miracle Hands Care Services Assisted Living

5705 Misty Drive, Lanham, MD 20706

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Miracle Hands Care Services LLC has been in business for 5 years, we opened up in 2012. All of our staff combined have over 20 years of senior care experience, and the owner is a LPN(Licensed Practical Nurse) over 18 years of health are experience. We are the best in the industry. We care for our...

Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

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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...

Sunrise of McLean

8315 Turning Leaf Lane, McLean, VA 22102

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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...

Arden Courts of Annandale

7104 Braddock Rd, Annandale, VA 22003

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Arden Courts Memory Care Community has been located on Braddock Road in Annandale for 19 years. We cater to the special needs of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias such as Lewy Body, Frontal Temporal, Vascular and Parkinson’s. Because memory care is all we do, we...

Angel Assisted Living/Lanham

8919 Hickory Hill Avenue, Lanham, MD 20706

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Angel Assisted Living is a senior care home located in Lanham, MD, which is situated in Prince George's County. This city, which is just 10 miles northeast of the nation's capital, offers its residents and visitors access to the arts, science-based adventures and plenty of recreational...

Hearts of Hope

9003 Varnum St, Lanham, MD 20706

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Hearts of Hope is located in Lanham, MD and serves Prince George's County. This peaceful area of the country has a lot of beautiful farmland and is a very tranquil place for a residential care home. Seniors can also draw family members and friends to visit with ease because Washington D.C. is...

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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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