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Kensington Park Senior Living

3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895

4.5
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Kensington Park Retirement Community, our services and setting are as unique as the residents we serve. Whether you are seeking Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Alzheimer's/ Memory Care, Kensington Park is designed to provide an encouraging and comprehensive continuum of services. ...

Modena Reserve at Kensington (Opening Winter 2021)

10540 Metropolitan Ave, Kensington, MD 20895

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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.

Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

4.3
(90 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...

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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...

The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

4.9
(74 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
(61 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
(63 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...

Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

4.6
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Paul Spring Community, located in the Mt. Vernon community of Alexandria, 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...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

4.0
(63 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
(66 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...

Sunrise of Frederick

990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702

4.3
(50 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...

Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

3.8
(55 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...

Encore at Turf Valley

11150 Resort Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

4.3
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Encore at Turf ValleyEncore at Turf Valley offers caring support for those who require day to day assistance. Encore can provide the right amount of support while allowing your loved one to maintain as much independence as possible.Encore offers several assisted living floor plans,...

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Cost of independent living in Kensington, 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
  • $3,257
    National
  • $4,069
    State
  • $4,106
    Kensington, MD
  • $5,438
    Mount Airy, MD
  • $5,654
    Kensington, MD
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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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Kensington, Maryland

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a handy harmony between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Food preparation, recreational activities and housekeeping responsibilities are handled for you while you are unencumbered to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. 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 vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are an assortment of expenses and benefits to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in the care plan: laundry, wellness program, move-in fee, private phone, initial assessment fee, meals, internet access, and transportation. The amenities that pertain to independent living include community activities, fitness center & swimming pool, healthcare center, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, restaurant-style dining hall, and game/TV room.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence when choosing which destination is best for you or your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Kensington is around $675,595 and the median rent is around $2,708 per month a month. The rent burden for Kensington is about 16.9% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Kensington has a population density of 1,930 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Kensington consists of 2,394 people. In terms of education, 74.5% have a college degree, 45.6% have a graduate degree, and 9.2% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Kensington is 1.7% other or not specified, 1.8% mixed race, 7.0% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 8.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 81.3% white, and 12.5% Hispanic. Based on gender, 52.3% are female and 47.7% are male. The median age of Kensington is 43 years old. In Kensington, 12.2% of the people are veterans. In Kensington, 73.9% participate in the labor force, 6.7% have some form of disability, 3.6% live in poverty, and 4.5% are widows.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

There are 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 Maryland residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maryland are Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. In terms of personal well-being, Maryland ranks 8th in healthcare and 6th in quality of life compared to other states. 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. The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 60% of Maryland residents voted Democrat and 34% voted Republican. In Maryland, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of religion, 31% of Maryland residents attend religious services among the 5,336 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Maryland ranks 7th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 40.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 49.4 AQI. 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 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. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. 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 wild raspberry, white ash, yellow poplar, and Virginia creeper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the albatrosses, the grebes, the loons, or the toothed whales. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Maryland

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