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Independent Living near Kensington, Maryland

Hessler Heights (Opening Early 2021)

19540 Sandridge Way, Leesburg, VA 20176

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Hessler Heights features an active senior living lifestyle, with a full list of amenities and services so you can enjoy your retirement and spend more time with new friends and family. Our independent lifestyle includes a live-in management team that is available 24/7. Each private apartment also...

Westminster House Senior Apts

524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Westminster House Apartments is an affordable senior living community in Baltimore’s beautiful Historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, 18-story apartment building with 283 total apartments. Our Community has: ...

Atria Sterling

46555 Harry Byrd Hwy, Sterling, VA 20164

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Atria Sterling is an exceptional assisted living community in Sterling, Virginia. Sterling offers residents the perfect blend of quiet suburban living with easy access to Washington, D.C., Herndon and Ashburn. Sterling is home to several large business corporate offices, Washington Dulles...

HeartLands Senior Living at Ellicott City

3004 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Welcome to HeartLands, a Five Star Senior Living community and Howard County's premier rental retirement community. We are the only community in the county that offers cottages and apartments. Located on 48 picturesque acres near historic Ellicott City, we are close to antique and specialty...

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Sunrise at Countryside

45800 Jona Drive, Sterling, VA 20165

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge

2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191

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Hunters Woods at Trails Edge is the perfect retirement community for vibrant living and an active lifestyle. It is a state of the art retirement community nestled in a tranquil wooded setting right next to the convenience of the Turquoise Nature Trail, Reston Town Center, and Reston Community...

Paramount Senior Living at Manassas

8341 Barrett Dr, Manassas, VA 20109

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Paramount Senior Living at Manassas is a premiere assisted living community in Manassas, Virginia. Our campus, which is set on six acres, is just a short drive from Washington D.C. and near downtown Manassas, a local shopping mall and an abundance of restaurants. Manassas is a quiet and peaceful...

Wilshire Estates (Now Open)

13716 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904

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We believe that Wilshire Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Wilshire Estates, our management teams...

Highlandtown Plaza

155 Grundy St., Baltimore, MD 21224

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Highlandtown Plaza are senior apartments, located in Baltimore, MD in what many typically refer to as Baltimore County, is the premier place for the 55 and over community member who now wants to relax and enjoy the softer side. With the convenience of a bus line, our community members often enjoy...

Hillside Senior Living

200 Skidmore Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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Hillside Senior Living Apartments provides residents 62 and greater an resort-class senior living experience. Situated on a scenic hill surrounded by a park-like setting, this brand new Gaithersburg, Maryland apartment community offers resort-style one and two bedroom apartments.

Wingler House

20900 - 20903 Runnymeade Terrace, Ashburn, VA 20147

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Wingler House is a senior housing community located in Ashburn, Loudoun County, VA. A small city that is situated just 30 miles northwest of the nation's capital, Ashburn is known for its beautiful parks and recreational opportunities. Avid golfers will enjoy the Brambleton Golf Course, which is...

Harmony at Chantilly

2980 Centerville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171

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Welcome to Harmony at ChantillyIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Herndon, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

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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...

Lorien Mt. Airy

713 Midway Ave, Mount Airy, MD 21771

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Lorien Mt. Airy is conveniently located near the junction of Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery and Howard Counties. We are uniquely positioned to serve area residents who want to live in a compassionate community that encourages self-direction and independence while providing assistance when...

Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

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Bedford Court is a vibrant, independent full-service community 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 and service. The community is ideal for seniors who...

BCI Fairspring Apartment

1121 St Agnes Lane, Baltimore, MD 21207

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Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

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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...

Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

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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...

Charter House

1316 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, Charter House offers the perfect home for persons 55 years of age and older. Now under new management, Charter House is a vibrant community with unparalleled amenities, plus great new improvements coming soon. Our spacious apartment homes offer a...

The Gardens of Annapolis

931 Edgewood Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

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As the GOLD recipient of the Active Adult Community Award from Maryland Multi-Housing Association, Gardens of Annapolis is the premier senior living community in Annapolis, MD. Just moments from Annapolis Mall and the Annapolis Town Center, you can enjoy and appreciate all the comforts of...

Herndon Harbor House

873 Grace Street, Herndon, VA 20170

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At Herndon Harbor House, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...

Sommerset Retirement Community

22355 Providence Village Dr, Sterling, VA 20164

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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...

Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

6200 Oregon Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015

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The Army Distaff Foundation owns and operates the Knollwood, an independent living community in Washington, D.C., in the County of Washington. Located on 16 green acres overlooking Rock Creek Park, the Knollwood provides secure, affordable studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments to...

Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

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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 Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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More than a great place to live, The Residences at Thomas Circle is a neighborhood within a neighborhood – where seniors can live life their way.LIFE AT ITS FINEST In the heart of downtown DC, just blocks from the White House and a short walk to museums and monuments, you will find seniors...

Shangri-La

4475 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 45 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...

Gum Springs Glen

7837 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306

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Gum Springs Glen, located in the historic Gum Springs area of Fairfax County, offers an exciting concept in affordable retirement living to seniors with moderate incomes. Designed for the active lifestyles of residents, each building features attractively appointed and spacious common areas for...

Sunrise at Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Montgomery Village, MD 20886

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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...

Waltonwood Ashburn

44141 Russell Branch Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147

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Ingleside at Rock Creek

3050 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015

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With more than a century ofservice and sophistication, Ingleside at Rock Creek is the preferred address for Washington, D.C. retirement.There’s no setting quite like ours: 14 acres of wooded paths and flourishing gardens, bordering Rock Creek Park. In an elite Northwest Washington, D.C....

The Fairfax a CCRC

9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

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The Fairfax is a continuing care retirement community conveniently located near Fort Belvoir, VA and is the perfect option for individuals over the age of 55 looking to enjoy and active, fulfilling life with none of worries of home-ownership. Meals, housekeeping and maintenance are included in...

The Virginian

9229 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031

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The Virginian is full service retirement community located on 32 secluded and wooded acres in the heart of Fairfax, VA. and is managed by Life Care Services. A long driveway right off of Arlington Blvd. leads you away from the hustle and bustle of crowded Northern Virginia life to the five-floor...

Westminster at Lake Ridge a CCRC

12191 Clipper Drive, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

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Westminster at Lake Ridge is an assisted living community located in Lake Ridge, VA. Lake Ridge is located in Prince William County and is home to 41,000 people. Lake Ridge is a small city with shops and stores, where residents can enjoy getting out for exercise, going to pay bills, going out to...

Ring House

1801 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD 20852

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Quarry Station Senior Apartments

8750 Quarry Road, Manassas, VA 20110

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The master suite Quarry Station Senior Apartments is an architectural gem in Manassas, Prince William County, VA. The high-end 55+ property is funded by the non-profit Wesley housing. Each of the 1-2 bedroom units offers plenty of comfortable accommodation surrounded by the picturesque Prince...

Arbor Terrace of Herndon

1100 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA 20170

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Arbor Terrace of Herndon provides the highest quality of independent living in the Herndon, Virginia area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace of Herndon, both residents and their families enjoy...

The Fairmont

9852 Fairmont Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109

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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,...

Seabury at Friendship Terrace

4201 Butterworth Pl NW, Washington, DC 20016

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Thank you for your interest in Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community!Friendship Terrace is a community of 180 beautiful, totally renovated apartments dedicated to serving seniors. At Friendship Terrace we bring more than forty years of experience to meeting the unique needs of...

Sunrise of Severna Park

43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146

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Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized...

The Elms at Clarksburg Village - Encore

12200 Elms Forest Ct, Clarksburg, MD 20871

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Southwinds 2

4210 Southwinds Pl, White Plains, MD 20695

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Southwinds 2 is a luxurious and classy senior apartment community located in White Plains, Charles County, MD. Apart from being a senior apartment, Southwinds 2 also operates as an independent living community that provides care services for its residents. It is a gated community for seniors aged...

Maplewood Park Place, a CCRC

9707 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

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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...

Springwell Senior Living Community

2211 West Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

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In a lifestyle that is tailored, fulfilling and refined, Springwell promotes a caring environment where residents can experience a supportive and spiritually rewarding lifestyle enhancing their quality of life.Springwell offers a unique, distinctive and innovative senior living community located...

Adnell Estates

9301 Myrtle Ave, Bowie, MD 20720

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Ingleside at King Farm

701 King Farm Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850

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Ingleside at King Farm is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning intergenerational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the nation's capitol. Inside our walls, you will find a stress free lifestyle with a variety of...

Kensington Park Senior Living

3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895

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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. ...

Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy Chase

8100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Five Star Senior Living, founded in 2001, is a trusted name in senior care with over 200 facilities and communities in 33 states. The standards that we have set inspire us to exceed what is expected — becoming a valued member of our community, striving to surpass every standard, and keeping...

Aspenwood Senior Living Community

14400 Homecrest Road, Aspen Hill, MD 20906

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Welcome to Aspenwood Senior Living Community, a Five Star Senior Living community! Well-established in Montgomery County since 1989, this neighborhood setting is convenient to shopping and medical services. Our Independent and Assisted Living apartments are not part of a high rise, further...

The Jefferson

900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203

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Welcome to The Jefferson, where ownership and a unique approach to active aging are conveniently located at The Gateway to Arlington Virginia, just minutes away from Washington, DC.The Jefferson has skillfully combined independence, luxury,services and amenities with the security of home...

Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

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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.

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

There are 50 independent living facilities near Kensington, Maryland. See the full list.

Wilshire Estates (Now Open), The Gardens of Annapolis and Aarondale Community are the top rated independent living facilities near Kensington, Maryland. See full list of communities.

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