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Best of Washington DC Senior Living 2016

Protecting your loved one is important when searching for quality senior living options and available services. can help you find top-rated senior communities, and in-home care services within the U.S. Our resources are based on reviews provided by residents, family members, friends, and visitors. Take a look at the factors we use to determine award selection criteria here for choosing the 2016 Best of Senior Living award winners in the Washington, DC area.

Assisted Living Communities

Assisted living communities are the perfect choice for seniors who are still active but need help with daily living activities such as personal care, housekeeping chores, grocery shopping, and cooking. Many facilities offer comfortable apartment style residences that offer all the comforts of home.

Spring Hills Mount Vernon is conveniently located south of Washington, DC in Alexandria, VA. Provided assisted living services help seniors manage daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, and medication reminders. Amenities include delicious restaurant style meals, laundry, and housekeeping services, recreational and entertainment activities, and transportation. Spring Hills Mount Vernon was awarded Best of Senior Living in 2013-2014 and again in 2016.

Many positive reviews have been posted about the outstanding care provided by staff members. One happy resident wrote, “This facility is the best that I have been to. Everyone is super sweet and friendly. They take full care of all the residents. It definitely feels like I'm right at home. Facility is very clean and food is amazing. Couldn't be happier!”

Sunrise of Silver Spring is located a short distance from Washington, DC, up north in the community of Silver Spring, MD. Seniors live in spacious, comfortable apartments and have access to a full range of onsite services and amenities. Sunrise of Silver Spring is a pet-friendly senior community that has received top marks from residents and family members. The complex was awarded Best of Senior Living in 2013-2014 and again in 2016.

One reviewer commented, “They've done an excellent job at Sunrise of Silver Spring so far! The staff here are wonderful. They're professional, very caring, and very patient! The building itself is also nice, it's always clean and well kept and has a nice layout. We knew this was the right place for our loved one the moment we saw it!”

In-Home Care Services

In-home care services provide an alternative option for those seniors that enjoy living within the comfort of their own homes and prefer not to relocate to an assisted living center. Help with daily living activities and chores include bathing, dressing, meal preparation, housekeeping, and laundry.

IncrediCare in Fairfax, VA is conveniently located west of Washington, DC and provides a wide variety of in-home care services for families and their loved ones. Seniors can request around-the-clock, full-time caregiver services or arrange for assistance during scheduled hours. IncrediCare can help with grocery shopping and preparation of meals, housekeeping and laundry, bathing and dressing, and more. Other services include medication management and transportation.

IncrediCare regularly receives positive reviews that highlight the professional and friendly staff and caregivers. One reviewer wrote, “IncrediCare has been great. Any time there's an issue they have been quick to rectify the problem and I really appreciate that. I would recommend them to a friend. We are pleased with the services they provide and appreciate their diligence to do a good job.”

You can see the complete list of 2016 Best of Senior Living award winners, including winners in the Washington, DC area here.

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