Have you toured any of the senior living communities in the Mid-Atlantic region? If not, you’re in for a pleasant surprise.
These vibrant campuses truly cater to the unique needs of every resident. There are premier amenities and services that ensure maintenance-free living; a plethora of activities that stimulate your mind and keep your body active and healthy; world-class, on-site medical facilities and services; and no shortage of friendly, like-minded residents who share your interests and passion for life.
You don’t have to settle for a location that doesn’t excite you. There are plenty of options around the region, such as in the countryside, along the water, and near town centers and larger cities.
Even if you aren’t ready to make a move in 2023, it’s helpful to start your research early. This gives you ample time to explore communities at your own pace and affords you the opportunity to take pleasure in the process of finding the next place you’ll call home.
When you learn about a community that piques your interest, call them or explore their website to find out more, and then schedule an in-person visit to experience life on the campus firsthand. Try to go beyond just touring the facilities. Join a social activity to meet current residents and sit for a meal at the on-site restaurant to see if its food excites your taste buds.
Start your research here. This collection of nearby senior living communities will show you just how varied — and wonderful — your options are.
Embrace the Outdoors at The Carnegie: Gaithersburg’s Premier Retirement Community
The Carnegie at Washingtonian Center is an exceptional senior living community set to welcome residents in spring 2024. Designed to offer a luxurious lifestyle, The Carnegie is a premier community that epitomizes inspired and elevated retirement living. The community boasts unparalleled amenities, including a range of outdoor living spaces that provide stunning views and access to nature. The outdoor terrace offers an ideal location for alfresco dining, one of many five-star dining experiences available on-site.
The Carnegie is connected to Malcolm King Park, offering walking trails, tennis courts, a basketball court, a pickleball court, and a playground for grandchildren. The community is dog-friendly, and residents can spend quality time with their furry friends at the beautiful on-site bark park, shaded by the magnificent natural tree landscape.
The Carnegie is located in the heart of Gaithersburg, Maryland, a vibrant and culturally diverse city with many points of interest. Within walking distance are both the Downtown Crown and Rio Lakefront at Washingtonian Center. The Carnegie has access to restaurants, boutique shopping, nightlife and entertainment. A short drive from The Carnegie is Seneca Creek State Park, which offers hiking, fishing, boating and birdwatching. Gaithersburg Water Park is nearby for another fun-filled way to spend time with grandchildren.
The Carnegie has a unique Founding Membership program that allows members to attend signature events, have one of the first choices of floorplans, and form bonds with other Founding Members, even before the community opens. The Carnegie is committed to providing a vibrant lifestyle that encourages social engagement, personal growth, and a sense of belonging through their signature The Art of Living Well ® programming. From indoors to outdoors, this retirement oasis offers something for everyone in the heart of it all.
To experience the Carnegie lifestyle or learn more about becoming a Founding Member, schedule your personal tour of the two-bedroom model residence at the Carnegie Discovery Center in the heart of Downtown Crown Shopping Center in Gaithersburg: 240-201-2797| lifeatthecarnegie.com
Luxury Living at The Mather
The Mather is a luxury Life Plan Community opening in 2024 in Tysons, Virginia, for those 62+. The Mather, which is pre-certified LEED Gold, is pursuing a WELL Building certification, and will feature biophilic design, a human-centric approach focusing on incorporating natural elements into design to prioritize wellness and mental health.
“We’re developing The Mather with today’s consumer in mind, who wants flexibility and choice, outdoor spaces to enjoy, and a focus on wellness,” said Mary Leary, president and CEO of Mather.
Situated on nearly three acres of green space, The Mather abuts a publicly accessible park, offering residents opportunities to enjoy outdoor concerts, walking paths, a dog park, badminton court and bocce court. On-site, The Mather’s amenities include a fitness center, spa, indoor pool, multiple restaurants, art studio, rooftop clubroom and more.
The Mather’s modern open floor plans range from 850 square feet to more than 3,000 square feet. Pricing includes a one-time entrance fee that is 90% refundable to the resident or resident’s estate, and a monthly service fee. Prices are dependent upon apartment size, location, service package and health plan selected.
Life Plan Communities like The Mather are lifestyle communities in which people can pursue new passions and priorities, with a plan in place that supports aging well. They provide an important benefit: a continuum of living options, which enables people to plan ahead to access additional services, including health care, if ever needed.
The Future of Senior Living – It’s in The Virginian
The wait is almost over! By year’s end, The Virginian’s multi-million-dollar transformation will be complete, and Northern Virginia’s premier senior living community will have created an incomparable new standard for today’s more active seniors.
The moment you enter the grounds of The All-New Virginian, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a fresh, modern spirit and the kind of high-end amenities you would expect to find in an exclusive resort or a stylish boutique hotel. From the beautiful new outdoor patios to the range of casual eateries and chef-driven fine dining options, every aspect of The Virginian has been redesigned and reimagined to offer today’s older adults a truly engaging experience.
Hi-Tech Meets Hi-Style
The Virginian offers its residents a range of innovative features, from its state-of-the-art fitness center to the cutting-edge golf simulator to help you practice your drives, as well as other high-touch high-tech innovations throughout the campus.
The Virginian also offers more ways to get your game on and your fitness levels up than ever before. From the beautifully landscaped walking paths to the all-new pickleball and bocce ball courts to the beautiful new indoor pool, The Virginian now offers all the tools you need to stay fit and young at heart.
Whether you’re looking for a stunning new residence or an inspiring new lifestyle, The All-New Virginian delivers in every detail. To learn more about final preparations or take a personal tour, call 703-385-9229 or visit liveatthevirginian.com today.
Asbury Methodist Village – ‘Unlimited Opportunities’
Welcome to Asbury Methodist Village, a continuing care retirement community in Gaithersburg, Maryland, that rises above the competition.
The 134-acre campus features a large nature preserve with wooded trails, ponds and pollinator gardens, and is a certified arboretum.
Asbury offers unmatched opportunities, including the Strathmore Society at Asbury, Gaithersburg Beloved Community Initiative, and a resident-run continuing-ed program. Residents enjoy more than 100 clubs, as well as a new Wellness & Brain Health Center with a rock-climbing wall, boxing studio, pool, and tennis and pickle ball courts.
In fact, residents Ron Stevenson and Rose Veazey (pictured), took first place in the 2022 Maryland Senior Olympics!
With beautiful independent living apartments, courtyard homes and villas, Asbury also offers a continuum of care, including U.S. News & World Report Best Senior Rehabilitation Services.
Here’s what residents say:
“Where you live can make all the difference. Asbury Methodist Village has acres of green pastures, rolling hills, lovely flowering trees, and ponds with paved walkways. Maintenance is taken care of by excellent associates, giving us more time for walking, swimming and exercising, getting a bite with friends, and enjoying cultural programs and movies in the theater. We looked at a few other communities, but nothing was as nice as Asbury!”
“I was not ready to move to Asbury; my wife was. I was wrong, she was right! Asbury has exceeded all my expectations. The variety of opportunities for the mind, heart and body is unlimited.”
Asbury is proud to hold SAGECare Platinum accreditation as an LGBTQ-friendly community.
Discover Engaged Living for Your Mind, Body, and Spirit at Ingleside
All three of Ingleside’s not-for-profit, CARF-accredited, SAGECare-certified Life Plan Communities offer residents a unique path to pursuing wellness and happiness. Discover their differences and exceptional lifestyle offerings.
Ingleside at Rock Creek
Ingleside at Rock Creek is located alongside DC’s beautiful Rock Creek Park and delivers an exceptional, engaging lifestyle with upscale offerings, modern amenities, and a Center for Healthy Living. A full continuum of options is offered, including independent living, assisted living, memory support assisted living, home care, long-term care, and rehabilitation services. Call 202-629-0101 to schedule a personal tour.
Westminster at Lake Ridge
Westminster at Lake Ridge is nestled in a 62-acre natural sanctuary in Northern Virginia, including walking trails and two ponds. A full continuum of living settings is available, including cottages and apartments in independent living, as well as on-site assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy, home care, a social day program, and a wellness clinic. The community’s Center for Healthy Living embraces wellness and provides an abundance of amenities and services, along with a variety of engaging events and programs. Call 571-341-7116 to schedule a personal tour.
Ingleside at King Farm
Wellness is a way of life at Ingleside at King Farm, which is made up of vibrant and engaged residents. This community is part of the highly desirable and conveniently walkable intergenerational King Farm neighborhood in Rockville, Maryland, with quick access to the cultural hub of Washington, DC, Ingleside at King Farm offers a state-of-the-art Center for Healthy Living and a full continuum of options, including independent living, assisted living, memory support assisted living, a social day program, home care, long-term care, and rehabilitation services. Call 240-220-9251 to schedule a personal tour.
Incredible Value. Active Lifestyle. Unmatched Peace of Mind.
Erickson Senior Living® has many options for vibrant senior living in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC—so you can stay close to the people and places you love.
In Virginia, there’s Ashby Ponds® in Ashburn, Greenspring® in Springfield, and Woodleigh Chase℠, coming soon to Fairfax. In Maryland, there’s Riderwood® in Silver Spring, and The Grandview℠, coming soon to Bethesda. Each community has easy access to the area’s best dining, shopping and entertainment.
Apartment Homes for Every Budget
Stylish, contemporary apartment homes come in a range of sizes, many with outdoor living space. Friendly for a variety of budgets and lifestyles, Erickson Senior Living® apartment homes are always maintenance-free, so you’ll just enjoy the years you’ve earned.
Amenities and Activities
You’ll find state-of-the-art fitness centers, multiple on-site dining venues, lounges and other exciting amenities are just steps from your door. Climate-controlled walkways connect each residence building, so rain, sleet and snow won’t stop your active lifestyle.
Quality, Senior-Focused Health Care
The on-site medical teams at Ashby Ponds, Greenspring and Riderwood deliver patient-centered care so you have ready access to a dedicated team of providers should you need it. For Woodleigh Chase and The Grandview, master development plans include on-site medical centers and multiple levels of care.
The Grandview is pending approval from the Maryland Department of Aging.
Discover Sunrise of McLean Village
Situated in the heart of McLean, Virginia, the newly opened Sunrise of McLean Village offers boutique-style senior living with easy access to shops, picturesque parks, and all the cultural events that Northern Virginia, DC, and the metro area have to offer.
Enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle in these well-designed, comfortable spaces that include bright, spacious common areas and elegant suites. The community is focused on delivering activities tailored to your individual preferences to create a truly exceptional experience. Stroll through exquisitely landscaped green spaces, including a walking path with benches, a pristine Heritage Garden, and spacious terraces perfect for enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.
Sunrise of McLean Village features a robust calendar of events and programs to ensure you’ll have plenty of opportunities to pursue your passions and make new friends. The community is also pet-friendly.
Savor seasonal menus with daily specials crafted by an in-house culinary team to suit your preferences, nutritional needs, and dietary restrictions. Relax and socialize with fellow residents over coffee and snacks in the cozy grab-and-go bistro. The community also features a fitness center, salon, and massage room to keep you looking and feeling your best.
Schedule a tour today to explore the model suites and meet the highly trained, compassionate team of caregivers who are dedicated to Sunrise’s personalized approach to assisted living and expert memory care services.
Visit Sunrise of McLean Village to discover a vibrant community—and a beautiful place to call home.
Make It Count
At Acts Retirement-Life Communities, residents will find a vibrant lifestyle on a variety of scenic campuses offering superb amenities, a maintenance-free lifestyle, and great new friends eager to help celebrate all the best that retirement can be.
An array of residence options, including apartments, cottages and villas, are available at campuses in Maryland and Delaware, so you can live the life you’ve dreamed at the scale and style you’ve been looking for. On-campus amenities include delicious dining, wellness, performing arts centers, on-site health care, and a host of outdoor pursuits to explore.
Best of all, Acts is proud to offer Acts Life Care®—a unique benefit that brings together a multifaceted focus on living well with the support of a full continuum of quality care. This makes a move to an Acts community not only the smartest financial decision you can make for your future, but a gift to yourself and your loved ones.
Activities Abound for Residents of Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury
The key to staying active in retirement? Having a variety of activities that you enjoy at your fingertips. At Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury (SVWC) there are so many ways to engage your mind, body and social side that residents often say there’s a resort-like feel to the campus.
Tap into your creative side by joining a writing group, the art gallery committee, or rolling up your sleeves in the art studio, complete with a kiln. Enjoy monthly concerts by accomplished musicians and attend weekly programs that feature presentations on topics that range from scuba diving in Fiji to the Trojan War.
Foster new friendships over a game of bridge or billiards, or take the competition outdoors to the putting green or bocce ball court. If your wellness routine demands more structure, SVWC’s indoor saltwater pool and state-of-the-art gym and aerobics room will meet your needs.
Situated in Winchester, Virginia, SVWC is spread across 87 beautiful acres that include a 14-acre nature preserve with 2.5 miles of walking trails and a pond. There is nothing like a peaceful stroll surrounded by wildflowers and the chirping of birds to start your day. And if you enjoy spending time outdoors, you can reserve a spot in the garden or greenhouse to tend to your own vegetables or flowers.
Although the campus feels perfectly distant from the hectic pace of everyday life, it’s easy to reach the things that matter to you, whether it’s cultural attractions, Winchester’s vibrant downtown, or nearby golf courses.
New Villa apartments will be ready for move-in this fall. Visit svwc.org for more information.
Your New Home is Ready: Maplewood Park Place
Discover the best of all worlds at Maplewood Park Place, the area’s premier resident-owned retirement community, with continuing care—all “under one roof.” Maplewood has redefined retirement living for 62-plus adults.
Enjoy a warm and charming community you’ll be happy to call home. Take part in a broad array of social, cultural, educational, spiritual and recreational events each month.
Delight in five-star dining, beautiful amenities, outstanding services and attentive staff. Have peace of mind knowing a full range of health care options are available, when and if you need them.
See how Maplewood sets the standard for exceptional senior living, starting with the elegant style and artful craftsmanship of their apartment homes. With a variety of one-, two-, and two-bedroom plus den residences, you’re sure to find a model that suits your needs exactly.
Imagine the possibilities as you customize the décor and flow of your home—with your tastes in mind. Maplewood’s in-house professional remodeling team will handle all the details to bring your vision to life. Or select a home that’s move-in ready, with all the amenities you’d expect.
Take advantage of no-hassle bridge financing, offered on select homes, while you sell your current home, making the transition as easy as possible.
Rest assured that Fiddo and Kitty will be welcomed as part of the community since Maplewood is very pet-friendly.