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Sunrise at Fox Hill

8300 Burdette Road, Bethesda, MD 20817

4.0
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Bethesda

4925 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Sunrise of Bethesda, located northwest of Washington, DC, in Montgomery County, our residents receive the highest level of care inside our community while enjoying access to some of the nation's premiere hospitals, located just minutes away.Our beautiful community offers assisted living and...

Maplewood Park Place, a CCRC

9707 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

4.3
(3 reviews)

1 Bed

VIRTUAL TOURS AVAILABLE!Maplewood Park PlaceSenior Living - RedefinedVoted Best Senior Living Community by the readers of Bethesda Magazine for ELEVEN years in a row, 2010 through 2020.Live your current lifestyle at Maplewood Park Place! Opened in 1996 in Bethesda, Maryland, Maplewood is a...

Bartholomew House

6904 River Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817

4.0
(1 review)

Studio

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Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

4.8
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Heatherwood Community, located in Burke, offers Independent Living and Assisted Living. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for senior adults.

Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Rd, Hanover, MD 21076

4.6
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House of Friendship is located in beautiful Hanover, Maryland, and is considered the 'top-referred' assistant living facility in the area. We are known for our ability to provide effective and compassionate care for seniors of all care levels. Staff members possess unique skills and...

Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

4.3
(89 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Spring Hills Mount Vernon, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

4.9
(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Wellington at lake Manassas Community, located in Gainesville, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of...

Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176

4.7
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community, located in Leesburg, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing...

The Fairmont

9852 Fairmont Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109

4.5
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Fairmont provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated within a quiet, residential neighborhood of historic Manassas, you'll love the beauty of our grounds and buildings while enjoying the convenience of being close to the nation's capital. Shopping,...

Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

4.8
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

4.0
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Alexandria's number-one continuing care RENTAL community! Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living...

Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

3.8
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located on almost 8 wooded acres just off Lakeside Boulevard on Atrium Court in Owings Mills, Maryland, you will find Atrium Village; a retirement community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. Designed for those who want companionship and amenities with a hospitality...

Sommerset Retirement Community

22355 Providence Village Dr, Sterling, VA 20164

4.3
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sommerset is a rental retirement community for, independent senior adults. Our residents enjoy the independence they are accustomed to along with the security of knowing our community is staffed 24-hours a day. Choose from our spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments each with their own balcony or...

Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

4.3
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Bedford Court is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with one of the lowest Entrance Fee that is 100% refundable. Located within walking distance of the Leisure World shopping center. Our community offers you a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality...

Sunrise at Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886

4.5
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

The moment you walk through our door, you'll feel at home. From our warm, inviting fireplace to our cozy, family-like atmosphere, Sunrise at Montgomery Village is a step above the typical senior residence. For the past fifteen years, our caring and experienced staff has been helping seniors live...

Arbor Terrace Senior Living

9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706

4.1
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbor Terrace Senior Living is an assisted living community conveniently located on Greenbelt Road. We bring a new level of modern senior living with stress-free warmth, charm and comfort to assisted living and memory care. We are an active, vibrant residence that's complete with unsurpassed...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

3.9
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As one of the premier assisted living and memory care communities in the Washington, D.C., area, we are conveniently located in the heart of Arlington, Va., an upscale area consistently ranked among the wealthiest counties in the United States. We’re close to casual and fine dining...

Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

3.8
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

Sunrise of Frederick

990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702

4.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Frederick is an assisted living community in Frederick, Maryland, located just blocks from The Golden Mile (Route 40 west). Sunrise of Frederick is nestled in a suburban, convenient setting. We pride ourselves in our experience in Frederick County with nearly 15 years serving seniors...

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Cost of Independent Living in Bethesda, MD

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,251
    National
  • $3,968
    State
  • $4,038
    Bethesda, MD
  • $4,061
    Herndon, MD
  • $4,617
    Baltimore, MD
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Bethesda, Maryland

Independent Living

If you want the peace of mind of having your chores taken care of by professionalls while living the way you want, consider an Independent Living Community. Basic tasks such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they choose, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent caregivers. There are a variety of expenses and advantages to balance while determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in the care plan: housekeeping, transportation, parking, field trips, internet access, wellness program, laundry, and utilities. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include security guards, community activities, beauty salon & barber shop, concierge services, game/TV room, private rental hall, fitness center & swimming pool, and healthcare center.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a big influence in deciding which destination is best for your loved one’s needs. Bethesda has a median home value of about $876,029 and the median cost of rent is $2,676 per month per month. The rent burden for Bethesda is around 15.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 46.8% are male and 53.2% are female. The median age of Bethesda is 43 years old. Bethesda has a population density of 1,839 people per square mile. The total population of Bethesda consists of 63,168 people. In Bethesda, 7.2% have some form of disability, 2.8% live in poverty, 68.7% participate in the labor force, and 5.9% consider themselves widows. Racially, the population of Bethesda is 80.9% white, 3.5% mixed race, 3.8% black, 11.1% Asian, 0.5% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 7.2% Hispanic. Of the population of Bethesda 83.7% have a college degree, 4.7% have a high-school diploma, and 55.9% have a graduate degree. In Bethesda, 5.9% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

Overall, Maryland ranks 6th out of all states in quality of life and 8th in healthcare. In total, Maryland has 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 citizens. Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Maryland ranks 25th in the nation. The state of Maryland has a cost of living index of 131.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.5 and a housing index rating of 184.5.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Maryland, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. During the latest presidential election, 34% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Maryland, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,336 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 74F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Maryland drops to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Maryland is 40.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 49.4 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. While residents of Maryland mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maryland can include floods and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Maryland

The state of Maryland has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of early blue violet, yellow poplar, early blue violet, and wild rose. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the albatrosses, the loons, the rabbits and hares, or the shearwaters and petrels. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Maryland

Brandywine Living at Potomac NOW OPEN, AlfredHouse I and Brandywine Living at Alexandria are the top rated independent living facilities near Bethesda, Maryland. See full list of communities.

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