The 11 Best Washington, DC Nursing Homes

This list details the top nursing homes in Washington, DC based on available amenities, cost, and staff credentials.


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Bickford of Spotsylvania

Bickford of Spotsylvania Senior Living not only helps with activities of daily living, but also with enrichment programs to help seniors. These programs also strive to meet practical needs like pet friendliness, transportation, and high-quality food.
  • Medication management
  • Transportation services available
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5000 Spotsylvania Pkwy
Fredericksburg, VA, 22407

Ingleside at Rock Creek

The Ingleside at Rock Creek is a scenic place for seniors to get the help that they need in the DC area.
  • Outside activities
  • Easy access to Washington, DC
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Start My Search 3050 Military Rd NW
Washington, DC, 20015

Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue has the resources to provide high-quality care, as well as unique activities like the Podcast Club to keep seniors active.
  • Located near two major hospitals
  • Podcast club
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Start My Search 5111 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20008

The Residences at Thomas Circle

Seniors at The Residences at Thomas Circle are able to live an active lifestyle in the heart of DC without having to travel far from the facility.
  • Close to landmarks
  • Active area and lifestyle
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Start My Search 1330 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20005

Sibley Memorial Hospital: Grand Oaks Assisted Living

Sibley Memorial Hospital: Grand Oaks Assisted Living provides seniors with an active community as well as personalized care oversight for an enjoyable stay.
  • Personalized care plans
  • Daily community activities
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Start My Search 5901 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, DC, 20016

Forest Hills of DC

Forest Hills of DC can help seniors with common health management tasks including managing their medications and seeking additional support services.
  • Medication management
  • Social services consulting
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Start My Search 4901 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20008

Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home

Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home serves as a resource in the community for senior care as well as raising awareness of issues that affect seniors through its daily podcast.
  • Award-winning care
  • Community outreach
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Start My Search 1017, 1818 Newton St NW
Washington, DC, 20010

Little Sisters of the Poor

The Little Sisters of the Poor is an organization of nuns that help provide physical and spiritual care to seniors.
  • Spiritual focus
  • Community outreach
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Start My Search 4200 Harewood Rd NE
Washington, DC, 20017

Armed Forces Retirement Home Washington DC

The Armed Forces Retirement Home Washington, DC is a facility that provides senior living care for veterans with specialized care units and affordable pricing.
  • Veteran care
  • Wide range of therapies available
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Start My Search 3700 North Capitol St NW
Washington, DC, 20011

Stoddard Baptist Global Care Inc

The team at Stoddard Baptist Global Care, Inc is committed to giving seniors the best-possible care through a focus on building a supportive community.
  • Community-focused care
  • Long-term nursing care
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Start My Search 2601 18th St NE
Washington, DC, 20018

VMT Long Term Care Management

VMT Long Term Care Management won multiple awards for the quality of its care options for seniors.
  • Multiple awards for care quality
  • Certified staff members
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Start My Search 901 1st St NW
Washington, DC, 20001

Additional Washington, DC Nursing Home Resources

As the capital city of the United States, there are many resources available, especially for seniors. Here are five community organizations that help seniors:

  • Metropolitan Washington Ear: Metropolitan Washington Ear helps visually impaired people hear written content, including calling-in to hear current magazines and newspapers read aloud. Call 301-681-6636 for more information on how to access services.
  • Smith Center for Healing and the Arts: For adult cancer patients, the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts hosts art retreats and classes to enable integrative healing. Call the center at 202-483-8600 for more information about upcoming arts programs.
  • Wendt Center for Loss and Healing: The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing provides community-based grief, counseling, and mental health services on a sliding fee scale. Call 202-624-0010 to learn more about this program.
  • Food & Friends: Food & Friends provides prepared meals, bi-weekly grocery deliveries, and nutrition counseling to individuals with serious illnesses, including cancer and AIDS, who have trouble getting the nutrition they need. To volunteer or sign up for services, call 202-269-2277.
  • Senior Service America: Senior Service America offers seniors employment and volunteer opportunities to keep them active. Call 301-578-8900 to find out more information about current opportunities.