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Senior housing types near Silver Spring, MD

  • Sunrise of Chevy Chase

    Sunrise of Chevy Chase

    2201 Colston Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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    At Sunrise of Chevy Chase, conveniently located adjacent to Washington, DC, in Maryland’s Montgomery County, we provide a safe, comfortable living environment and excellent care delivered by an experienced, compassionate team of caregivers. Our beautiful community, nestled in a desirable...

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  • Cresthaven

    1020 Cresthaven Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20903
    (4)
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    Cresthaven is a small, female only senior care home located in the unincorporated area of Silver Spring, Maryland, which is located in Montgomery County. Silver Spring is a bustling business hub adorned with many parks and recreation areas, including sections of Rock Creek Park, which is well known...

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  • Sunrise of Silver Spring

    Sunrise of Silver Spring

    11621 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (34)
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    Welcome to Sunrise of Silver Spring, an assisted living community in Silver Spring, Maryland, just minutes from Route 495 and just off Route 29, north on New Hampshire Avenue. Sunrise of Silver Spring sits in a beautifully landscaped setting in a residential neighborhood, adjacent to the White Oak...

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  • Able Plus Assisted Living

    Able Plus Assisted Living

    13317 Sherwood Forrest Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    Able Plus Assisted Living was established in March 2016. It is owned and managed by a registered dietitian in partnership with a registered nurse with over 30 years of combined senior care experience in the state of Maryland.Our community is located in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood in Silver...

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  • Caring Well at Aquarius

    Caring Well at Aquarius

    3016 Aquaris Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    CARING WELL AT AQUARIUS Where we provide you the care, security, comfort, and close affinity you're looking for. Owned and managed by Carolyn Pasking, Caring Well has been serving the Silver Spring community for over 10 years! Nurse Carolyn offers 20+ years of nursing experience. Having served as a...

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  • Silver Spring Assisted Living

    Silver Spring Assisted Living

    13828 Bethpage Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    At Silver Spring Assisted Living, great care begins with attention. Our stair-free residence accommodates 5 residents in 3 private rooms, 1 companion/shared room for 2, in a delightful dining setting, an expanded living/activity room, a long with a compassionate staff. We provide care that to...

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  • Arden Courts of Silver Spring

    Arden Courts of Silver Spring

    2505 Musgrove Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (4)
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    Arden Courts of Silver Spring is a unique assisted living community that was built over 25 years ago and was designed exclusively for persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia's. Our community is the second community to be built out of the 50+ Arden’s in the United States. We are...

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  • The Landing at Silver Spring

    The Landing at Silver Spring

    13908 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (1)
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    The Landing of Silver Spring offers assisted living and memory care services to meet a wide range of senior needs while always exceeding expectations. At The Landing of Silver Spring, you’ll find that our programs are a little more entertaining, our food is a little better, our staff is a little...

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  • Atrium Stonecrest Home

    Atrium Stonecrest Home

    2305 Falling Creek Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (1)
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    Atrium Stonecrest Home is located in a beautiful treelined neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland. It offers assisted living to only eight residents at a time; such individual care is unprecedented in the industry. With a licensed and professional staff, including a physician and registered nurse,...

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  • AlfredHouse II

    AlfredHouse II

    4 Broomall Ct, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Avonlea Ridge Assisted Living

    Avonlea Ridge Assisted Living

    13206 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (7)
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    WHILE MILLIONS OF SENIORS EACH YEAR ARE FACED WITH THE DIFFICULT DECISION OF HAVING TO MOVE FROM THEIR HOMES DUE TO INABILITY TO FULLY CARE FOR THEMSELVES, AVONLEA RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING IS PROUD TO BE ABLE TO OFFER THEM A HOME AWAY FROM HOME. OPEN IN MARCH 2014, AVONLEA RIDGE IS A 5-BED ASSISTED...

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  • Atrium Active Home

    Atrium Active Home

    2701 Martello Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (9)
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    >The Atrium Active Home is located in Silver Springs, Maryland and is designed to give seniors the ability to live a comfortable, independent life, all without having to worry about the staff or individuals working on site. The assisted living and personal care services offered by Atrium Active...

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  • Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

    Montgomery Eldercare at Eastway

    15016 Eastway Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20905
    (4)
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    2013 EXCELLENCE AWARD AS RATED BY FAMILIES. WE HAVE BEEN RATED DEFICIENCY FREE BY THE STATE AND COUNTY INSPECTIONS.

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  • J'Rose Assisted Living Facility I

    808 E Franklin Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901
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    J'Rose Assisted Living Facility I is a residential care home located in the tranquil Silver Spring City, MD in Montgomery County. Our picturesque community is located in a clean, safe, friendly, and upscale neighborhood. We are short distance from the main road. Our community strives to offer...

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  • Apple Blossoms Assisted Living

    1013 Cresthaven Drive Always call after sending re, Silver Spring, MD 20903
    (5)
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    Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, Apple Blossoms Assisted Living is a place where seniors can enjoy their golden years in a quiet neighborhood with no signs of an institutional complex. We believe you family should be treated like our family and work hard to make every resident feel like a member...

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  • Clifton Woods

    13408 Clifton Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    In 1995, we started Cedar Creek because we saw a big gap in assisted living choices for people with dementia. We strongly believe people with memory loss feel safer and more secure in small homes like the ones they've lived in all their lives. At our homes in Montgomery County, our residents live...

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  • J'Rose Assisted Living Facility II

    14109 Burning Bush Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    The J'Rose Assisted Living Facility II is a senior care home located in Montgomery County in Silver Spring MD. This area is known for its natural beauty and the inviting atmosphere it has to offer. In the Silver Spring area, you will be able to find a variety of things to do, such as going to the...

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  • Homecrest Assisted Living

    2857 Cairncross Terrace, Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (4)
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    Homecrest Assisted Living is one of Springfield, Maryland prominent assisted living facility. We pride ourselves on caring for your loved one as if they were one of our own family members. The care our patients is our number one priority. Our staff is highly trained to care for your loved one with...

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  • Nu-Life Assisted Living

    12810 Teaberry, Silver Spring, MD 20906
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  • Montgomery Eldercare at Orchard

    1106 Orchard Way, Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (18)
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  • Forest Side

    Forest Side

    2701 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015
    (1)
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    Forest Side Assisted Living, a Forest Hills of DC Community, is the newest residence in the District specializing in the care of individuals with memory loss. The home is arranged in small intimate neighborhoods where individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other cognitive impairments are cared...

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  • Kensington Park Senior Living

    Kensington Park Senior Living

    3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895
    (25)
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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. ...

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  • Maple Heights Senior Living

    Maple Heights Senior Living

    5100 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011
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    At Maple Heights Senior Living, you will find that we give options to Senior Living. Whether you are in search of a more independent lifestyle with a variety of optional services, or a full complement of Assisted Living/Memory Care, Maple Heights offers the best of both worlds within our community....

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  • Ingleside at Rock Creek

    Ingleside at Rock Creek

    3050 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015
    (7)
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    With more than a century of service 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....

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  • Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

    Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

    5111 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20008
    (6)
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    Located in the heart of Washington, DC, Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue has been serving the Nation's Capital with quality assisted living and memory care programs since 2003. We are conveniently located near public transportation, restaurants, museums and shopping. Our tenured leadership team has...

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  • Arden Courts of Kensington

    Arden Courts of Kensington

    4301 Knowles Ave, Kensington, MD 20895
    (1)
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    primary focus is to provide care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. To visualize Arden Courts Kensington, picture four single level houses all connected by indoor and outdoor walkways and courtyards. The houses offer a homey atmosphere that immediately make the...

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  • Sunrise of Bethesda

    Sunrise of Bethesda

    4925 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
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    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...

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  • Brighton Gardens at Friendship Heights

    Brighton Gardens at Friendship Heights

    5555 Friendship Boulevard, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (8)
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    Brighton Gardens provides personal care in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related disorders...

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  • AlfredHouse Andrus

    AlfredHouse Andrus

    10910 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20852
    (3)
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    Avalon Assisted Living Facilities Avalon Assisted Living Facilities is a residential care home for seniors located in Bethesda, Maryland in Montgomery County. Bethesda is a thriving community just Northwest of Washington D.C., so you can share in the joy of all the historical, cultural, and...

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  • Hillhaven Assisted Living

    Hillhaven Assisted Living

    3210 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi, MD 20783
    (6)
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    Welcome to Hillhaven, where compassion and healing come together. The Malin Family has worked to create a homelike environment for our residents since 1978. Our professional team members are committed to each resident's quality of life. Residents and their families also share the satisfaction that...

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  • Home Away From Home, LLC

    4002 Ingraham St, Hyattsville, MD 20781
    (5)
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    We know how difficult a decision it is to entrust your loved one to an assisted living home, rest assured that taking care of your loved one is our number one concern.  We provide a safe, caring, loving, and nurturing environment for our residents.  We are waiting to welcome you...

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  • Grand Oaks

    Grand Oaks

    5901 MacArthur Boulevard Northwest, Washington, DC 20016
    (21)
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    Grand Oaks is located on the campus of Sibley Memorial Hospital. It is close to Georgetown, Bethesda and just minutes from the Potomac River and the Virginia Suburbs. Our residents feel inspired in their spacious, light filled apartments, dine in elegance with delicious meals and remain active with...

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  • The Residences at Thomas Circle

    The Residences at Thomas Circle

    1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
    (12)
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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 enjoying...

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  • Sunrise at Fox Hill

    Sunrise at Fox Hill

    8300 Burdette Road, Bethesda, MD 20817
    (7)
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    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...

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  • AlfredHouse IV

    AlfredHouse IV

    14519 Manor Park Drive, Rockville, MD 20853
    (2)
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Avalon House on Woodacre Drive

    Avalon House on Woodacre Drive

    1505 Woodacre Drive, McLean, VA 22101
    (4)
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    Avalon House on Woodacre Drive is one of many residential assisted living Avalon Homes located in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Specializing in residents with Alzheimer's and other types of memory loss difficulties, the Woodacre Drive residence is conveniently situated west of George Washington...

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  • Brookdale Potomac

    Brookdale Potomac

    11215 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, MD 20854
    (33)
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    If you’re looking for more than just a place to live — if you want to live well —  then Brookdale Potomac, a quiet three-story retirement community located in Potomac, Md., is the place for you. Our upscale community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, provides...

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  • Avalon House of Hardwood Lane

    Avalon House of Hardwood Lane

    1518 Hardwood Lane, McLean, VA 22101
    (3)
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    Avalon House Of Hardwood Lane offers internationally recognized levels of care and comfortable living in an environment of world-class, well-designed accommodations. With support services that are unmatched, Avalon House provides attentive, loving, individualized levels of assistance while...

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  • AlfredHouse III

    AlfredHouse III

    5313 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD 20853
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    Since 1992, AlfredHouse ElderCare has been providing a nurturing environment to its residents. The eight beautiful facilities are nestled in the Rockville and Silver Spring areas.  Not only are there daily activities for the residents to enjoy, but also scheduled outings to theater performances,...

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  • Elder Estates, LLC

    Elder Estates, LLC

    6409 85th Ave, New Carrollton, MD 20784
    (17)
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    Elder Estates, LLC is located in New Carrollton, MD in Prince George's County. This residential care home provides the care that you are seeking in a setting that is twelve miles east of Washington, D.C.. Those who spend time in the New Carrollton are will enjoy visiting New Carrollton Park and...

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  • Avalon House on Oakview Drive

    Avalon House on Oakview Drive

    1503 Oakview Drive, McLean, VA 22101
    (3)
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    Avalon House on Oakview Drive is an assisted living facility located on Oakview Drive in McLean, Virginia. While we specialize in providing help for older residents, we also offer some memory care services for those suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia because we want the families of those...

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  • Arbor Place - Dementia Care

    Arbor Place - Dementia Care

    4413 Muncaster Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853
    (3)
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    Founded in 1998 by a Geriatric Psychiatrist and managed by a full time Director of Nursing, Arbor Place delivers the highest interactive staff setting the standard for dementia care. Located in Rockville, MD a suburb of Washington, DC. By design, Arbor Place is constructed to meet the very specific...

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  • Sunrise of Rockville

    Sunrise of Rockville

    8 Baltimore Road, Rockville, MD 20850
    (22)
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    Located just two minutes off of I-270 and 10 minutes from the 495 Capital Beltway, Sunrise of Rockville is nestled in a convenient location within Montgomery County near the Rockville Metro and the Historic Area of Rockville. Our Assisting Living specializes in personalizing our services to meet the...

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  • Sunrise of Arlington

    Sunrise of Arlington

    2000 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207
    (11)
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    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...

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  • Brookdale Arlington

    Brookdale Arlington

    3821 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22203
    (44)
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    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 establishments,...

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  • The Jefferson

    The Jefferson

    900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203
    (21)
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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 ownership...

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  • Avalon House on Gerard Court

    Avalon House on Gerard Court

    6442 Gerard Court, Falls Church, VA 22043
    (10)
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    Avalon House on Gerard Court is a high quality assisted living facility located in Falls, Church Virginia. We pride ourselves in offering a first class facility to seniors. We also provide nursing care, an on staff physician, podiatrist, dentist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and...

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  • Miracle Hands Care Services Assisted Living

    Miracle Hands Care Services Assisted Living

    5705 Misty Drive, Lanham, MD 20706
    (2)
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    Miracle Hands Care Services LLC has been in business for 5 years, we opened up in 2012. All of our staff combined have over 20 years of senior care experience, and the owner is a LPN(Licensed Practical Nurse) over 18 years of health are experience. We are the best in the industry. We care for our...

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  • Arden Courts of Potomac

    Arden Courts of Potomac

    10718 Potomac Tennis Lane, Potomac, MD 20854
    (8)
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    Arden Courts of Potomac is a purpose built memory care community, for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and relate dementias. Our community is secure with outdoor courtyards and walking paths. We provide 24/7 care, which includes medication management, assistance with ADL’s, special preparation...

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  • Rebecca House

    Rebecca House

    9910 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854
    (6)
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    Avalon Assisted Living Facilities Avalon Assisted Living Facilities is a residential care home for seniors located in Potomac, Maryland in Montgomery County. Potomac is one of the wealthiest communities in the United States and offers all of the amenities and luxury that go along with it, including...

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Silver Spring, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community provides lodging to two or more individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its inhabitants 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer health related services for those who cannot properly take care of themselves.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfortable care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually allow persons 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types. The most frequent mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their memory recall, decision making abilities, and and familiarity with their surroundings. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, to manage your money, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, and be free from restraints. A large number of nursing home occupants are persons who have mental or physical disabilities, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, have incontinence issues, or experience difficulty with hearing and vision. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with interpersonal social issues, which can include verbal fits, resisting aid, or a propensity to wander. A significant amount of residents tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and about 50% of nursing home residents are over 85 years old.

Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is located could have a huge impact on the price of care. The overall cost of living can be a big influence in determining which care option meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. Per month, the median cost of rent in Silver Spring is about $2,076 per month and the median home value in Silver Spring is about $476,980. The rent burden for Silver Spring is about 19.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Silver Spring is 27.9% black, 7.4% Asian, 3.9% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 28.1% Hispanic, 41.1% white, 0.4% Native American, and 19.3% other or not specified. In Silver Spring, 4.3% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Silver Spring is 35 years old. Of the population of Silver Spring 30.7% have a graduate degree, 54.2% have a college degree, and 14.5% have a high-school diploma. In Silver Spring, 11.0% live in poverty, 3.0% are widows, 7.5% have some form of disability, and 77.4% participate in the labor force. Silver Spring has a population density of 3,892 people per square mile. The current population of Silver Spring consists of 79,483 people.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Maryland citizen is ranked 6th nation-wide. Additionally, Maryland is ranked 8th by healthcare standards. The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Maryland has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 109, and a housing index rating of 185. There are 59 hospitals and 98 health centers that service a population of 6,060,598. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 60% of Maryland residents voted Democrat and 34% voted Republican. The state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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 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 monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.55 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 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 humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. During the winter, the average temperature in Maryland drops 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Maryland is 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. 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, Virginia creeper, early blue violet, and blackgum. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the loons, the grebes, the albatrosses, or the shearwaters and petrels. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.