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Sunrise of Old Town

400 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Sunrise at Mount Vernon

8033 Holland Drive, Alexandria, VA 22306

3.8
(24 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Providence at Fairfax

9490 Sprague Ave, Fairfax, VA 22301

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

With no large entry fee, The Providence offers Assisted Living, Bridge Program, and Memory Care in the heart of Fairfax, Virginia. The Providence features a warm and nurturing holistic approach to senior living that ensures residents thrive, with a portfolio of amenities and experiences as...

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...

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Silverado Alexandria

2807 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located within a mile of Old Town Alexandria just off of King Street, Silverado Alexandria is more than just assisted living. It is a specialized memory care community dedicated to enriching life for the memory impaired.Many families shared the peace of mind they experienced when they finally...

Sunrise of Alexandria

3520 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

3.4
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brandywine Living at Alexandria

5550 Cardinal Place, Alexandria, VA 22304

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

An Outstanding LocationLocated next to Cameron Station and just minutes from historic Old Town, Brandywine Living at Alexandria provides a convenient location for seniors to reside close to their children, grandchildren, and friends, while remaining in the community they love.This 116-suite,...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

4.0
(61 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...

The Charleston Senior Community (AZ)

45 St. Patrick's Dr, Waldorf, MD 20603

4.1
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Springfield

6541 Franconia Road, Springfield, VA 22150

4.1
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

4.0
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

3.9
(54 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...

The Jefferson

900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203

3.8
(25 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

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...

Sunrise at Bluemont Park

5900 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22205

3.6
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our 35 year mission at Sunrise Senior Living has been to champion the quality of life for all seniors. Our approach is simple; resident centered care. This approach helps seniors live the life they want to live by providing options to meet their individual needs and wishes. Sunrise offers a...

The Fairfax a CCRC

9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

4.3
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Arden Courts of Annandale

7104 Braddock Rd, Annandale, VA 22003

3.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Arden Courts Memory Care Community has been located on Braddock Road in Annandale for 19 years. We cater to the special needs of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias such as Lewy Body, Frontal Temporal, Vascular and Parkinson’s. Because memory care is all we do, we...

Morningside House of St Charles

70 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

3.8
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Morningside House of Saint Charles, located in Waldorf, Maryland welcomes you. Our premier apartment-style accommodations allow every resident to be in control of their lives, even while we offer a variety of care services designed to meet every need. We believe that a sense of independence...

Sunrise of Arlington

2000 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207

3.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

Sunrise of Falls Church

330 North Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

3.6
(21 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Located just minutes from historic downtown Falls Church and only a few miles from the national capital, our setting is convenient for families living throughout Fairfax and Arlington counties and beyond. Sunrise of Falls Church is nestled in the heart of the scenic City of Falls Church, just a...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Fort Washington, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides lodging to two or more persons who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer health related services for those who cannot properly take care of themselves.

This type of community is a familiar and easy living option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently allow individuals 55 and above which is for other senior care types. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, participate in activities, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and form or participate in resident groups. Types of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes might include social and recreational activities, personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance), adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , and adult day services . There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal clothing, special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment, and cosmetic and grooming items. The most common mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capabilities, memory recall, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. Many inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and almost half of nursing home residents are over the age of 85.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence in selecting which location is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Fort Washington costs around $324,376 and the median rent is around $1,987 per month a month. The rent burden for Fort Washington is about 20.8% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Currently, the population of Fort Washington consists of 24,144 people. Fort Washington has a population density of 675 people per square mile. In terms of education, 40.8% have a college degree, 18.0% have a graduate degree, and 19.4% have a high-school diploma. In Fort Washington, 16.5% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total population of Fort Washington, 7.9% do not have health insurance, 11.3% have some form of disability, 6.7% live in poverty, and 65.2% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Fort Washington is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.2% Asian, 2.5% mixed race, 11.3% Hispanic, 11.6% white, 0.0% Native American, 68.0% black, and 8.7% other or not specified. Based on gender, 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male. The median age of Fort Washington is 48 years old.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

There are 59 hospitals and 98 health centers that service a population of 6,060,598. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maryland are Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation. In terms of resources, Maryland has a cost of living index of 131.3, a grocery index rating of 108.5, and a housing index rating of 184.5. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Maryland is ranked 6th in quality of life and 8th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

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. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 34% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 74F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. On average, the state receives 3.69 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Maryland is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. 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. 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 rose, white ash, Virginia creeper, and yellow poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rabbits and hares, the toothed whales, the grebes, or the albatrosses. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Maryland

Silverado Alexandria, Brandywine Living at Alexandria and Forest Side are the top rated nursing homes near Fort Washington, Maryland. See full list of communities.

There are 156 nursing homes near Fort Washington, Maryland. See the full list.

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