Traditional Values | Contemporary Vision

Our philosophy of compassionate care has its roots in our century-old mission, vision, and rich tradition. It’s a philosophy exemplified everywhere—from the genuine relationships we form with residents and their families to the lasting contributions we make to the larger community.

Our Mission

The mission of Charles E. Smith Life Communities is to fulfill Jewish values by providing a continuum of quality services for older adults and their families and to affirm our commitment to the dignity of each individual.

Our Vision

Charles E. Smith Life Communities will be viewed and supported by our community as the leader and provider of choice in delivering innovative and compassionate services for older adults.

Our Values

Tikkun Olam

Repairing the World through acts of kindness, compassion, and caring


Justice and doing what is right through integrity, accountability, responsible stewardship, and generosity of spirit


Commitment to growth and learning through quality, competence, and personal and professional growth

Derech Eretz

Fulfilling our mission through service excellence, respect, and dignity

Life Changing Experiences