Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

6200 Oregon Ave NW Washington DC 20015

866-465-5993

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Summary of Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood in Washington, District Of Columbia

At Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood, we provide a multitude of community features. Residents can enjoy frequent off-site experiences and day trips. Cats and dogs are permitted in resident quarters. Our property is located near accessible public transit. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location.

Dining Options

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting company, meals included. Dining options are comprised of restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise curriculum are low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, stretching classes, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our community offers a healthy living program covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our card/pinochle club, book club, gardening club, or bible study. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds includes an outside patio garden accessible to all residents and a private golf course / putting green.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a computer room, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a bistro, and a hot tub / swimming pool. The building design comes together with a spectacular ballroom used for celebrations, performances, and "Senior Prom".

Languages Spoken at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

Staff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.

Community Attributes at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor quarters are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

Featured Services at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.

Community information at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

Community Certifications

The building was built in 1962, and most recently renovated in 2015. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

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      • Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood Amenities

        • Beautician Onsite
        • Meals Provided
        • Activities Offsite
        • Devotional Services Offsite
        • Activities Onsite
        • Kosher
        • Vegetarian
        • Swimming Pool / Hot Tub
        • Outdoor Common Areas
        • Indoor Common Areas
        • Devotional Services Onsite

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