Active Living Communities in Washington DC

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These age-restricted communities, ranging from garden rental apartments to high-rise condominiums, are for active older adults. In addition to security, many offer additional services, such as housekeeping, some level of dining service and a variety of social activities. A number also offer assisted living services on a separate floor or wing.


  • Contact Phone: 301-244-3579
  • Address: 14508 Homecrest Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906
  • County: Montgomery
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Homecrest House is a non-profit, affordable subsidized community offering two options: independent and personal care services. PERSONAL CARE offers: assistance with bathing, daily meals, weekly housekeeping and laundry services with optional medication administration.


  • Contact Phone: 301-260-2320
  • Address: 18100 Slade School Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
  • County: Montgomery
  • Website Address: Http://

You’ll feel it as soon as you drive onto our 220-acre campus of lush pastures and hardwood forest—all that makes independent living at Brooke Grove different. Beautiful cottages in a truly picturesque setting.  Maintenance-free living, with more time for what you really want to do. Personalized fitness programs, meals prepared by talented chefs, clubs and social events. Neighbors who share your interests and passions.

CHARLESTOWN, Catonsville

  • Contact Phone: 410-988-4070
  • Address: 715 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville, MD 21228
  • County: Baltimore
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What makes Charlestown different? Year after year, Charlestown continues to be Baltimore’s first choice for retirement living. Bigger is better. The 110-acre campus is home to a wealth of activities and amenities, including six restaurants. Yet, it retains the warmth of a small town.


  • Contact Phone: 301-540-1162
  • Address: 18889 Waring Station Road, Germantown, MD 20874
  • County: Montgomery
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  • Spacious 2-bedroom plans with washer/dryer in each apt.
  • Covenant Village shuttle bus for shopping and local trips
  • Fitness room, billiard room, game/crafts room, movie theatre
  • On-site beauty salon, garden plots


EMERSON HOUSE, Bladensburg

  • Contact Phone: 301-779-6196
  • Address: 5999 Emerson Street, Bladensburg, MD 20710
  • County: Montgomery

Emerson House Apartments is conveniently located on Emerson Street, just off of Rt. 450 and 57th Ave in Bladensburg, Md. A quaint residential setting, just minutes from neighborhood shopping, the community is convenient to Prince George's Hospital, a local library, public transportation and parks.

Falcons Landing, Potomac Falls, VA

Luxurious Living after a Career of Service.

Nestled near the Potomac River in scenic Northern Virginia, Falcons Landing Military Retirement Community is a vibrant hub for residents who have retired from work, but not from life!

KNOLLWOOD, Washington, DC

  • Contact Phone: 202-541-0149 or 1-800-541-4255
  • Address: 6200 Oregon Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20015
  • County: North West
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Knollwood is a continuing care retirement residence managed by the Army Distaff Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. Located in Washington, DC , the continuum of care includes independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing care and memory care. Knollwood is home to approximately 300 residents. The community offers floor plans ranging from 500 sq. ft. to 2800 sq. ft.

OAK CREST, Parkville

  • Contact Phone: 410-877-6624
  • Address: 8820 Walther Boulevard, Parkville, MD 21234
  • County: Baltimore
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One bedroom apartment homes available NOW! The perfect space for retirement at Oak Crest. Due to overwhelming demand for maintenance-free retirement, Oak Crest is 99% sold out! Luckily, we have a few units available for immediate reservation. Our best value! The Brighton — our best-selling one-bedroom apartment home — is available in extremely limited quantities.


Active, affordable senior living close to stores, restaurants, transportation and entertainment can be found at Seabury at Friendship Terrace!  Located in a quiet, tree-lined northwest Washington neighborhood, Friendship Terrace is just two blocks from the Tenleytown Metro station.  The community offers affordable senior living with subsidy assistance to those who are eligible, as well as exciting on-site events including performances, lectures


The team at Springvale Terrace is excited to debut a new look and feel, thanks to a recently completed $5.4 million renovation project. Located in the heart of Silver Spring, Springvale Terrace blends affordability with convenience, style and quality care. Independent apartments are available and enhanced senior living is complemented with personal care services including three meals a day, housekeeping, laundry, and medication administration.