Life-Changing Experiences

Since 1910

A 110-Year Legacy of Unparalleled Commitment

Charles E. Smith Life Communities is committed to fulfilling Jewish values by honoring older adults and ensuring the dignity of each individual. Open to all, we provide a full continuum of quality services and living options to older adults.

So, whether you’re looking for independent living or health services for a loved one, you’ll find the full life you love at our expansive community.

Our Story

A big idea started in a small house on M Street over 100 years ago – and has grown into a thriving community that affects change and touches lives far beyond our campus.

Today, Charles E. Smith Life Communities provides a community, culture and comprehensive set of services that support successful aging and fulfilling experiences.

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Our Values

Behind the contemporary approach that makes us a model for senior living today, there is a constant and steadfast foundation – traditional Jewish values.

In everything we do, you’ll sense the culture of kindness, generosity and transparency that makes our community a trusted choice for older adults and their families.

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Our Team

Our longstanding reputation for quality care makes us a magnet organization for the industry’s top professionals, benefiting residents and associates alike.

At every level of care, our team employs innovative programming and their own creativity to facilitate a lifestyle of daily delight and contentment.

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A Full Suite of Care & Services for Older Adults

  • Rehabilitation at Hebrew Home of Greater Washington
  • Independent Living
  • Outpatient Care
  • Assisted Living & Memory Care
  • SmithLife® Homecare
  • Long-Term Care

Rehabilitation at Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

Following an injury, surgery or severe illness, our rehabilitation services utilize the latest therapies to return older adults to their highest potential. We focus on the lifestyle of each individual and make your goals our priority at the Warren R. Slavin Post-Acute Care Center at Hebrew Home of Greater Washington. With comfortable, private accommodations and a team of over 30 experienced therapists, it is no wonder so many patients return home.

Independent Living

Enjoy the freedom to fill your days however you like. It’s time to replace the hassles of homeownership with fulfilling experiences and new friendships. From onsite physician care to award-winning cultural programs and unsurpassed amenities, your only job is to pursue whatever brings you happiness. At our active senior living community, independent living residences feature one- and two-bedroom apartment homes and multiple dining options.

Outpatient Care

Older adults can receive quality physician care on our campus from the full-time medical associates at Hirsh Health Center. Specializing in primary geriatric care, the practice serves residents of Charles E. Smith Life Communities as well as patients from the surrounding Montgomery County.

Assisted Living & Memory Care

Your loved one will retain individuality and independence while receiving enhanced services designed around their changing needs. Our assisted living apartment homes feature one- and two-bedroom floor plans, access to an array of amenities, and three daily meals.

Our nationally-recognized memory care residences at Connections at Landow House and Cohen-Rosen House serve those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Combining an innovative setting with a family-style approach, our community helps residents maintain a meaningful and enjoyable quality of life.

SmithLife® Homecare

For those requiring in-home private-duty nursing or companion care, SmithLife® Homecare serves residents in our independent living residences as well as older adults throughout Montgomery County.

Long-Term Care

Hebrew Home of Greater Washington is the largest nursing home in the mid-Atlantic region. Our long-term care team is dedicated to delivering award-winning quality and person-centered care. Onsite physicians and nurses ensure each resident receives the care plan and attention they need. As families have come to expect from Charles E. Smith Life Communities, our culture is shaped by respect, always promoting the dignity of all older adults.

One Campus. Many Experiences. Our Residences

Our beautiful 38-acre campus in Rockville, Maryland offers six unique living options designed to meet every need, exceed every expectation and foster the experiences that make up the life you love.

Post-Acute Care Center at Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

Rehabilitation Care

Post-Acute Care Center at Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

Rehabilitation Care

Our renowned rehabilitation center for post-acute care patients.

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Ring House

Independent Living

Ring House

Independent Living

Independent apartment living with convenient services and on-site amenities.

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Revitz House

Independent Living

Revitz House

Independent Living

Independent apartment living in an affordable, pet-friendly community.

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Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

Long-term Care

Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

Long-term Care

Compassionate, person-centered long-term care in our flagship residence.

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Landow House

Assisted Living

Landow House

Assisted Living

Personalized care and as-needed support in a private apartment setting.

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Cohen-Rosen House

Memory Care

Cohen-Rosen House

Memory Care

An innovative and nationally-recognized residence for memory care.

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News & Updates

Hebrew Home of Greater Washington earns 2022 silver national quality award

July 7, 2022

ROCKVILLE, Md. –Hebrew Home of Greater Washington has received a 2022 Silver Achievement in Quality Award from the…
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Charles E. Smith Life Communities earns national LGBTQ+ certification

June 23, 2022

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) has achieved Platinum-level certification from SAGECare, a division of…
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