Resources for the Washington DC area   

Seniors Resources

Northern Virginia Therapy Provider to Pay $700,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations  Specifically, the United States alleged that the therapy services were often excessive, duplicative, performed without clear goals or direction, and, in some instances, performed primarily to capture higher reimbursement rates.  Department of Justice press release


Mature Living Choices Directory

Assisted Living Facilities from Washingtonian Magazine


District of Columbia

Comprehensive listings at Senior Mag


Ingleside at Rock Creek (formerly the Presbyterian Home of DC)

St. Mary's Court







Comprehensive listings at Senior Mag

Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission provides affordable housing for seniors

Montgomery County Government has a great searchable database to help you find the perfect apartment (look for the link that says "Special Apartment Buildings for the Elderly and the Disabled").


Asbury Methodist Village Gaithersburg

Brook Grove Retirement Village Silver Spring

Charlestown Retirement Community, Inc. Catonsville

Kensington Park Retirement Community Kensington

Leisure World of Maryland Silver Spring

The Lutheran Village at Harbor Pointe Salisbury

The National Lutheran Home Rockville

Summerville Assisted Living Potomac

Victory Housing several locations in Maryland

The Village at Robinwood Hagerstown

Wakefield Overlook at Carroll Lutheran Village Westminster

Willow Manor at Fair Hill Farm Silver Spring

Woodside Village Ft. Washington



Comprehensive listings at Senior Mag

Senior Housing Services in Fairfax County


Falcons Landing Sterling

Goodwin House Falls Church

Goodwin House West Falls Church

Gum Springs Glen Alexandria

Herndon Harbor House I & II (moderate income) Herndon

Hermitage in Northern Virginia Alexandria

Manchester Lakes Senior Apartment Community Alexandria

Sunrise Senior Living (about 18 communities in Northern Virginia)

The Virginian Fairfax

Westminster at Lake Ridge Lake Ridge



General Resources:

Highly recommended for hearing aids:

Auditory Services in Silver Spring, MD

(There's a surprising number of charletains out there.) Some insurance plans are starting ot cover hearing aids. So be sure to check your plan; if it didn't cover it last year, it might now. Consumer Checkbook's ratings of hearing aid dispensers (you'll need to subscribe, or many libraries carry electonic versions of old issues in the reference section.) Consumer Checkbook also has ratings for eye care providers, dentists, plumbers, etc.

You may be able to get big discounts on hearing aids (up to 65% savings), dental services and eyeglasses. Look for a program like this excellent one offered to Fairfax County residents.

Guide to Retirement Living is a very comprehensive resource guide. The Metro DC edition is over 200 pages; and it's FREE!

Senior Beacon is a great free monthly publication. Distributed free around the area. Also paid subscriptions are available; call 301.949.9766


Koons Ford in Annapolis, MD has a special Mobility Center. Typically they have 30 or more vans in stock. They have not only Fords, but Dodge and Toyota mobility vans as well. They may have used models, too. - the ultimate disability resource

Medicare's Nursing Home Comparisons

American Association of Retired Persons

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington

Korean Central Senior Center, Vienna, VA

Area Agencies on Aging (phone numbers)

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

Montgomery County Government resources for seniors







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