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Find the Right Home Care Agencies near Washington, DC

If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, Home Care in Washington, DC can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly Home Care services in Washington – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best Home Care agencies in Washington to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Washington personal care. Personalized Home Care in Washington can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 352 options for Home Care in Washington, DC, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

We are also serving Home Care providers in surrounding neighborhoods like Park View, Waterfront and Shaw.
You may also consider nearby Home Care providers such as Alexandria City, Arlington or Bethesda.

Home Care Agencies near Washington, DC

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Options for Senior America Baltimore

555 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 240, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 | 31.2 miles from Washington center

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Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to...

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4.6(93 reviews)

We are very satisfied with the support and communication with Song, the care coordinator! He has been a positive asset to Options and the caregiver [name removed] is more than a caregiver, but part of our...

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Absolute Care Services LLC

8422 Bellona Lane Suite 205, Towson, MD 21204 | 42.9 miles from Washington center

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If you or your loved ones are looking for in-home care serving the greater Baltimore suburban area, look no further than Absolute Care Services, LLC. Based out of Towson, Maryland, Absolute Care Services, LLC offers a variety of home care options. They were founded in 2014 and are under local...

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4.8(23 reviews)

We needed care for my wheelchair bound Aunt who lived alone. Absolute Care was the first one to get back to me, answered all my questions, cared the most, and had care givers within days to help us. The...

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Options for Senior America - Gaithersburg, MD

555 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 240, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 | 19.3 miles from Washington center

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Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to...

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4.7(60 reviews)

The Options staff have been very warm, genuine, and responsive. It's been reassuring to work with them in this challenging time.

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2nd Family - Eldersburg

1532 Liberty Road Suite 105, Eldersburg, MD 21784 | 34.1 miles from Washington center

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A family-owned business, 2nd Family began in 2011 as a result of our own experience in searching for in-home care for our own loved one — our grandmother. We discovered first-hand that there was a huge void between the level of care available and the level of care that we wanted for our own...

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4.8(67 reviews)

Having 2nd Family take care of my mother was truly a comforting experience. During a very challenging time in regards to her health and mobility, we were comforted knowing that her health and well being...

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Nova Home Care

9300 Forest Point Circle Suite 115, Manassas, VA 20110 | 27.2 miles from Washington center

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5.0(5 reviews)

One of the best healthcare agencies.Will recommend anyone.

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Options for Senior America - Falls Church

7700 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043 | 16.4 miles from Washington center

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Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to...

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4.6(41 reviews)

They provided all the details and patiently answered all the questions over the phone. Reliable, and friendly care providers. Highly recommended for in home care services.

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Sarah's Peace and Love Home Healthcare

8101 Sandy Spring Rd. Suite 300-W16, Laurel, MD 20707 | 14.9 miles from Washington center

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5.0(4 reviews)

Unfortunately my eldest son had to have emergency surgery which a tracheotomy was performed, doctors wont allowed him be discharged from hospital without having In Home Care Nurse to change trach, after...

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Options for Senior America Manassas

10432 Balls Ford Rd., Ste 300, Manassas, VA 20109 | 27.6 miles from Washington center

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Options for Senior America has been taking care of seniors in their homes since 1989. Options provides certified nursing aides to seniors and others who need help with activities of daily living. Our services allow our clients to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. Our...

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4.9(31 reviews)

[name removed] fine team have helped me with my own senior needs and those of family members. I can truly state that Options for Senior America in Manassas has been a blessing both for me and for other...

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Griswold Home Care - Baltimore and Howard County, MD

3525 Ellicott Mills Dr, Suite G, Ellicott City, MD 21043 | 27.6 miles from Washington center

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We provide non-medical in-home care. We have been in business for over 30 years. We have over 225 qualified caregivers serving 150 families in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County. We pay 70% of our fee to the caregiver so we have an ample pool of experienced caregivers to...

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4.3(6 reviews)

Our family would use them on a random basis and not a weekly basis, and they have a 4hr minimum per shift which really worked out for us. Due to the randomness when we would call sometimes we would get a...

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Homewell Care Services - Montgomery County

11810 Grand Park Ave Suite 500A, North Bethesda, MD 20852 | 10.8 miles from Washington center

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4.5(4 reviews)

Homewell is a great company. I would highly recommend the company to others for their loved ones. They were able to get to know my loved one and family during the assessment, and answered all our...

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Southern Made Home Care - Woodbridge

12531 Clipper Drive Suite 202 #17, Woodbridge, VA 22192 | 22.5 miles from Washington center

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4.7(3 reviews)

They are very friendly, and very responsive to any concerns our family had. Overall we have had a positive experience and we would highly recommend their services to others.

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Comfort Home Care - Rockville

121 Congressional Lane Suite 201, Rockville, MD 20852 | 12.0 miles from Washington center

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Comfort Home Care LLC, provides in-home or in senior living community care, according to your schedule, your needs, and your individual personality, or that of a loved one for whom you may be primarily responsible. Comfort Home Care is unique because we take it personally!! Each and every client...

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4.4(11 reviews)

The person that comes in and works with my mom is so perfect, she's the perfect companion. She takes her shopping, is very patient, laughs at her jokes, and listens attentively to my mom when she repeats the...

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Chesapeake Caregivers

1410 Forest Dr St 31, Annapolis, MD 21401 | 26.3 miles from Washington center

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Typical In Home Care Services Include: Level 1 nursing ?Planning and Preparing Meals Personal Grooming Household Maintenance & Organization ?Assistance with Activities Transportation Companionship

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4.8(9 reviews)

The staff is just fantastic. They have done a great job taking care of my loved ones and were always there when we needed them. I would recommend this service to others based on my experience.

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Eveready Home Care, LLC

17903 Main Street, Dumfries, VA 22026 | 29.4 miles from Washington center

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Eveready Home Care is a dynamic client-centered Home Health Agency serving the citizens of Northern Virginia for years now. Don't to let illness, disability, or injury deprive you of your joy and independence. Nearly 90% of those aged 65 and older and families with sick children would prefer to...

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4.4(9 reviews)

They have been great to work with. I would recommend Eveready home Care as they give great compassionate care. They are providing a live in caregiver for my loved one.

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Medical Professionals On-Call

10875 Main Street #112, Fairfax, VA 22030 | 16.9 miles from Washington center

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Medical Professionals On-Call is committed to helping our clients live full, dignified, and independent lives in the comfort and familiarity of their homes. We provide in-home care to enrich the lives of our clients, and the peace of mind of their families, to maintain and enhance the maximum...

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4.8(11 reviews)

I only know the people that come to the house and they were very good. So based on that, I would say to give them a call. They have been providing physical therapy for my loved one.

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ComForCare Home Care - Glen Burnie

7678 Quarterfield Road, Suite 203, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 | 26.3 miles from Washington center

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Ours is an in-home care agency, that provides service in the home, in independent living, in assisted living, in rehab centers, and in hospitals. In the home setting and in independent living, we provide assistance not otherwise available so that some people can avoid going to a higher level of...

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3.6(4 reviews)

Everything was fantastic. Their concentrated effort is on taking care of your family member and they go out of their way to ensure that they are providing the service that you need. From a quality management...

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SYNERGY Home Care of Baltimore

100 W. Padonia Rd. Suite 2A, Timonium, MD 21093 | 40.9 miles from Washington center

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Your home is the place where you feel the most safe and secure. Too often, senior family members feel forced to leave this cherished environment and move to an assisted living or nursing facility before they want to do so. Oftentimes, elderly family members are capable to live independently with...

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4.6(6 reviews)

The communication with the management team has been great so far, and their friendliness is a 5 plus. We are having a really good experience so far. Our care takers [name removed] certainly serves our needs...

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Home Helpers of Bowie

16701 Melford Blvd, Suite 400, Bowie, MD 20715 | 15.9 miles from Washington center

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Home Helpers / Direct Link of Bowie, MD is more than an in-home health care agency – we help make life easier and more enjoyable for you and your family. We’re a locally owned, trusted provider of quality, compassionate senior home care in Bowie and the surrounding communities.We customize our...

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5.0(1 review)

They have done well executing their commitment to my family as agreed/contracted (i.e. We depend on this company completely during the contracted hours each day.).

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Ready 2 Serve Home Health Care LLC

5680 King Centre Drive, #602, Alexandria, VA 22315 | 10.6 miles from Washington center

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5.0(1 review)

They have been very supportive and excellent to work with.

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Spring Hills Home Care VA

3709 Shannons Green Way, Suite 309, Alexandria, VA 22309 | 12.9 miles from Washington center

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Spring Hills Home Care Services, a division of Spring Hills Senior Communities, emerged from wanting to meet the needs of seniors who want to stay at home. Spring Hills Home Care Services is fully licensed by the State of Virginia to match carefully selected caregivers to you and your family. Our...

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4.8(4 reviews)

They've very accommodating. Whenever I need to schedule an appointment, I'm able to do it. They try to send the same person all the time, because my loved one has dementia. That way he's familiar with the...

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ElderOptions Senior Care

12011 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Suite 310, Fairfax, VA 22033 | 20.1 miles from Washington center

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5.0(1 review)

There very responsive, they work to match the right person with the care that you need. I get follow up calls to make sure we are working out with the person assigned to us. Only issue is the we have yet to...

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Senior Care Safe at Home

47218 Longwood Court, Sterling, VA 20165 | 20.2 miles from Washington center

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Senior Care Safe at Home, a locally owned and operated home care company, is dedicated to providing quality, affordable personal and companion care to adults who wish to maintain independence in the comfort of their own homes. Our clients are thoroughly assessed by our administrator and...

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5.0(1 review)

The caretakers at Senior Care Safe at Home have been very helpful. They are always available when you need them and super easy to get a hold of. I would definitely recommend their services to others.

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Options For Senior America -Frederick

1309 Orchard Way 3rd Floor, Frederick, MD 21703 | 41.9 miles from Washington center

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Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to...

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4.5(12 reviews)

I love Options for Senior America, the staff are very friendly and professional, caring, and I will not hesitate to recommend to friends and family.

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Flawless Home Health Services, LLC

12606 Nichols Promise Drive, Bowie, MD 20720 | 13.7 miles from Washington center

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5.0(1 review)

Very client centered, friendly, responsive and punctual. I would highly recommend.

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Senior Helpers - Woodbridge, VA

2200 Opitz Boulevard Suite 105B, Woodbridge, VA 22191 | 23.9 miles from Washington center

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5.0(1 review)

Number one, you've gotta give them a go, because they are one of the better ones in the area. I've had absolutely no problems with them. The billing has been right on. I'm not dissatisfied with one thing...

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Research services for seniors in Washington, District of Columbia

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Transportation

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Senior activities

In Washington, D.C., seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Washington, D.C., seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

The Washington, D.C. metropolitan area is well-known for its robust public transportation system, and within city limits, it’s possible to get by without driving. 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 and a bus system, both of which offer transportation throughout the city and surrounding neighborhoods. The rail system runs from around 5 am to 11 pm, and the bus often continues later, with many routes in operation past midnight. Discounted fares are offered to seniors ages 65 and older. The D.C. area also has plenty of options for taxis and rideshare services.

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Health care

The Washington, D.C. area is home to many world-class medical facilities. Some of the top facilities in the area include Inova Fairfax Hospital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Senior activities

Considered one of the country’s top tourist destinations, Washington, D.C. has no shortage of exciting activities and historic sites. Popular locations such as the Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial are always worth visiting. 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 National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum. The city is also home to several senior centers that offer a wide range of social, exercise, and educational programs. Popular area senior centers include the Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center and the Hayes Senior Wellness Center.

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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
Complete guide to home care

Home Care Agencies in Washington, DC

Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

Cost of Home Care Agencies in Washington, DC

The median monthly cost of in-home care is about $4,767 in Washington, D.C., and $5,243 in the District of Columbia, according to Genworth.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care provider in Washington, D.C. for you or your loved one.

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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 index Grocery index Health care Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
150 115 88 $1,955 19.1% $536,000 $83,000 May 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 temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 89°F (July) 63°F (June) 37°F 48°F (December) 25°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
53.1 (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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 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 Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
90.9% 4.1% 5.0%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
6,216,589 702,455 4,382 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.010%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22.2% 8.8% 5.0% 3.1%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
17.6% 56.6% 32.8%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.4% 46.4% 11.3% 0.6% 0.1% 37.1% 2.8%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
100,227 42.8 10.1

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9.8% 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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There are 352 home care agencies near Washington, District of Columbia. See the full list.

The best home care agencies near you in Washington, District of Columbia are Options for Senior America Baltimore, Absolute Care Services LLC, and Options for Senior America - Gaithersburg, MD. These home care agencies received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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