Housing Communities

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Many retirement communities offer more than one type of residential living option. Such communities are listed below under each heading for which they provide services. For specific information about any of these communities, call the JCA Senior HelpLine at (301) 255-4200.

Active Living Communities | Assisted Living Communities - Apartment Style
Assisted Living Communities - Group Homes | Continuing Care Retirement Communities

GREENSPRING, Springfield

  • Contact Phone: 703-913-1200 or 1-800-788-0811
  • Address: 7410 Spring Village Drive, Springfield, VA 22150
  • County: Fairfax
  • Website Address: http://www.ericksonliving.com

Situated in beautiful Springfield, Greenspring is the perfect place to enjoy an active lifestyle now, with added peace of mind for the future. Everything you need is right on campus,  including continuing care services, should your health needs ever change. Greenspring is supported by the nation’s largest integrated health and wellness system for seniors.

KNOLLWOOD, Washington, DC

  • Contact Phone: 202-541-0149 or 1-800-541-4255
  • Address: 6200 Oregon Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20015
  • County: North West
  • Website Address: http://www.armydistaff.org

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
  • Website Address: http://www.ericksonliving.com

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.

Olney Assisted Living

Memory Care by Design


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.

Shangri-La Senior Living of Catonsville

At Shangri-La Senior Living of Catonsville (previously Paradise Assisted Living), we combine comfortable living with compassionate, yet affordable care. From our comfortable interiors to our smiling residents and exceptional staff, there is an aura of warmth and caring that set us apart. Shangri-La of Catonsville offers three levels of assisted living care to our residents.


At Sommerset Retirement Community, located in the heart of Sterling, Virginia, you’ll experience exceptional independent living at its best, with a comfortable, fulfilling, secure and active lifestyle. Sommerset’s unique amenities include restaurant style dining, housekeeping, 24-hour front desk personnel and private transportation. Enjoy the convenience of being just minutes from medical services, shopping, banking and entertainment.


  • Contact Phone: 202-626-5761
  • Address: 1330 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20005
  • County: North West
  • Website Address: www.ThomasCircle.com


  • Contact Phone: 703-385-0555
  • Address: 9229 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031
  • County: Fairfax

Welcome to the Virginian – one of Northern Virginia’s most respected Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Since 1980, our community, located on 32 wooded acres, has been home to hundreds of residents from all walks of life. With accommodations of one- and two-bedroom apartments in Independent, Assisted, and Enhanced Assisted Living, The Virginian also offers Long Term Nursing, Rehabilitation, and now, Home Health Services.