Details matter.

From well-appointed residences to fine kosher dining and superb programming, you will find that every detail is considered here. The result is an award-winning experience that’s second to none.

Ambiance matters.

Beautiful, thoughtfully-designed spaces yield an array of opportunities to gather with friends, enjoy hobbies, or slip away for quiet reflection.

Taste matters.

Our on-site dietician collaborates with our chefs to design healthy, kosher menus that delight the senses and provide a welcome opportunity for residents to spend time together in our restaurant-style dining rooms and café.

“I can walk to shops. I can be in our nation’s capital in minutes. I never run out of places to explore.“

– Ring House Resident

Location matters.

Just minutes from world-class cultural attractions, performance centers, and acclaimed restaurants of Washington, D.C., our 38-acre campus is in a region brimming with exciting possibilities.

Values matter.

We deliver innovative and quality services for older adults of all faiths, guided by our Jewish values. Our programs and services are open to all—respect for the personal choices, beliefs and dignity of our residents is a fundamental part of our mission.

Moments matter.

Every day brings new opportunities for enrichment on and off campus. A range of activities – from art and music sessions to educational classes and field trips – spark social, emotional, and spiritual growth. We engage residents and the entire community with award-winning programs that excite and inspire.

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An award-winning experience.

When nothing short of perfection is the standard, people notice. We are proud to be nationally and locally recognized for the experience we deliver.

U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home

Third time honoree, AJAS Jewish Programming Award, 2018

2017 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Award for Commitment to Quality

“Best of Bethesda Top Vote Getter”

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Get the in-person experience.

Let our team introduce you to the possibilities that await you here. Be our guest for a private tour of the campus and discover what our residents already have—Charles E. Smith Life Communities is an incredible place to call home.