Washington Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Washington Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Washington for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Washington Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue $6,860/month
Grand Oaks Assisted Living $6,000/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Aspenwood Senior Living Community Silver Spring $5,200/month
Hermitage in Northern Virginia Alexandria $3,200/month
Spring Hills Mount Vernon Alexandria $3,400/month
Sunrise of McLean Mclean $5,780/month
Maplewood Park Place Bethesda $4,070/month
Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights Chevy Chase $5,240/month
Brighton Gardens of Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda $4,310/month
Sunrise of Rockville Rockville $4,400/month
Bedford Court Silver Spring $3,350/month
Sunrise of Silver Spring Silver Spring $5,300/month
Sunrise at Mount Vernon Alexandria $4,600/month
Sunrise of Alexandria Alexandria $5,230/month
Sunrise of Arlington VA Arlington $4,780/month
The Jefferson Arlington $6,880/month
Braddock Glen Fairfax $3,140/month
Sunrise of Fairfax Fairfax $3,890/month
Sunrise of Falls Church Falls Church $4,600/month
The Fairfax Fort Belvoir $4,910/month
Sunrise of Springfield Springfield $3,890/month
Arbor Terrace of Lanham Lanham $2,743/month
Sunrise at Fox Hill Bethesda $7,040/month
Northview Assisted Living Facility Clinton $2,300/month
Evangel Care Hyattsville $2,950/month
Henson Creek Assisted Living Temple Hills $2,800/month
Serenity Gardens Assisted Living Potomac $3,700/month
Bowie Assisted Living, Inc Bowie $3,600/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Information About Assisted Living Facility in Washington

The District of Columbia, better known as Washington DC, is a 68.3-square mile city that is managed at a federal level. Our nation's capital is responsible for the governing of America, and around 15 million tourists visit each year to experience its many museums and memorials. A large number of seniors enjoy assisted living in Washington DC. The city is easily navigable and offers an excellent public transportation system. There are plenty of open parks, and 35% of the city is covered by an urban tree canopy. The DC area enjoys a mild overall climate with only the occasional heavy snowfall in the winter time.

Licensing of Assisted Living in Washington DC

In the District of Columbia, there are several types of facilities that provide care services for adults. Facilities that specifically provide housing and assisted living services, such as bathing, grooming or supervision, for adults 60 years or older are called assisted living residences.
  • An Assisted Living Residence is an entity that combines housing, health and personalized assistance in the form of a service place for individuals who are unrelated to the entity’s owner or operator as per DC ST § 44-102-.01.
  • The words “hospital,” “nursing,” rehabilitative” or “hospice” should not be used in the facility’s name as per DC ST § 44-103.07.
To learn more on how assisted living residences are licensed in Washington DC, please visit our Washington DC Licensing Summary.

Cost of Assisted Living in Washington DC

The Washington DC law states that "quality, affordable assisted living residence care should be accessible to all individuals residing in the District regardless of income." To this effect, assisted living in Washington DC ranks among the top 20 most affordable areas in the nation. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the District of Columbiais $2,500 per month or $30,000 annually for a private, one-bedroom apartment,* and must be paid privately by the resident or the resident's family.

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*Genworth Financial 2012 Cost of Care Survey.
Written by senior housing writer Josh Talbot. Back to Top