Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

6200 Oregon Ave NW Washington DC 20015

866-465-5993

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At Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood, we have a multitude of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is located nearby public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Now offering free move-in. All meals are provided to residents. We love to accommodate visiting visitors, meals provided. Dining includes 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. We offer dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. Residents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. The exercise program includes Tai Chi™ classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, 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, and stretching classes. 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. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Residents may participate 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, bible study, or gardening club. Our community activities roster 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 are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of an outside patio garden accessible to all residents and a private golf course / putting green. Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. The building design comes together with a spectacular ballroom used for celebrations, performances, and Senior Prom. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a movie room, a jacuzzi available to residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and a hot tub / swimming pool. Staff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking 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. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. Our 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. 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. We have registered nurses on our community staff. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. 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. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are engaged. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. 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. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all.

The building was constructed in 1962, and most recently renovated in 2015. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The neighborhood contains several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. 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.

Reviews of Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

  • A Good Community, One of My Top Picks

    My tour of this community went very well. It was one of my top picks for my mother. The community looks beautiful, everything is well maintained. The staff was kind and friendly. My questions were answered,...

Community Details at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

  • Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments