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Washington Assisted Living

There are 12 assisted living facilities in Washington, DC and 30 assisted living facilities nearby. The average cost of assisted living in Washington, DC is $3,500 per month.

Chevy Chase House

5420 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest
Washington, DC

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Starting at $4,499 per month

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Starting at $4,499 per month

For over 35 years, DC-area seniors have made The Chevy Chase House retirement community their home when they are ready to shed life’s responsibilities and embrace carefree living.

The Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC

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Starting at $7,447 per month

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Starting at $7,447 per month

At The Residences at Thomas Circle, you will find open-minded seniors from every walk of life living in one of DC’s most exciting, revitalized neighborhoods.

Grand Oaks Assisted Living

5901 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC

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Starting at $6,500 per month

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Starting at $6,500 per month

Grand Oaks, located in residential Washington DC, offers beautiful, historic surroundings, gourmet dining and the high level of care our team provides.

Forest Hills of DC

4901 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Starting at $6,400 per month

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Starting at $6,400 per month

Our concept of Inclusive Senior Living represents our long-standing core beliefs as an organization. We welcome residents and families of all faiths, as well as those with no church affiliations. We embrace men and women from all walks of life,…

Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

5111 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC

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Located in the heart of Washington DC convenient to big-city amenities, Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue provides state-of-the-art senior living options in a luxurious setting.

Glover Park Senior Living Community

2136 Wisconsin Ave
Washington, DC

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Starting at $4,200 per month

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Starting at $4,200 per month

GLOVER PARK offers a wide range of services designed to meet the needs of residents of all ability levels; from completely independent to those needing some daily assistance from our care staff. All of our care services are planned with…

The Georgetown Retirement Residence

2512 Q Street N.W.
Washington, DC

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The Georgetown provides thoughtful, individualized support services for people who need assistance to manage some facets of daily living but who do not need nursing home care.

Washington Nursing Facility

2425 25 Th Street Se
Washington, DC

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Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome

5425 WESTERN AVE NW
Washington, DC

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Arthur Capper Senior Apartments

900 5th Street Southeast
Washington, DC

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WAH Luck House

800 6th St Nw
Washington, DC

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Fort Lincoln Senior Citizen's Village

3001 Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC

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Washington Assisted Living Facilities Cost

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 Assisted Living Facilities
CommunityStarting Price
Chevy Chase House$4,499/month
Forest Hills of DC$6,400/month
Glover Park Senior Living Community$4,200/month
Grand Oaks Assisted Living$6,500/month
The Residences at Thomas Circle$7,447/month
The Residences at Thomas Circle$7,447/month
Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities
CommunityCityStarting Price
AlfredHouse ShalomSilver Spring$4,800/month
Care Personnel Healthcare IncSilver Spring$3,000/month
Emilia Assisted Living HomeAlexandria$5,000/month
Evangel CareHyattsville$2,950/month
Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy ChaseChevy Chase$7,750/month
Henson Creek Assisted LivingTemple Hills$3,000/month
Hermitage in Northern VirginiaAlexandria$3,960/month
Hillhaven Assisted Living, Nursing & Rehab CenterAdelphi$5,500/month
JRose Assisted Living #1Silver Spring$2,300/month
Lifesprings Elder CareTemple Hills$2,800/month
Lifesprings Eldercare #2Temple Hills$2,800/month
Lifesprings Eldercare #3Temple Hills$2,800/month
Milo Care, Inc.Silver Spring$3,500/month
Northview Assisted Living FacilityClinton$2,700/month
Spring Hills Mount VernonAlexandria$3,100/month
SureHealth Assisted Living of Silver SpringSilver Spring$3,500/month
The Potomac HouseMclean$6,000/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.

Map of Washington Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facilities 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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Browse our comprehensive directory to find assisted living communities in Washington DC.

*Genworth Financial 2012 Cost of Care Survey.

Written by senior housing writer Josh Talbot.

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