In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Potomac area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 45 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Potomac
  • Read more than 110 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 11 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Potomac is $5,100, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,300 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Potomac a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 45 communities in the Potomac area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Potomac area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights
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Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Hospice, Respite
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Conveniently located just off of Wisconsin Ave. and in close proximity to three parks and a shopping center, Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights gives residents easy access to the city's amenities while still providing a safe, secure place to call home. The common area has a big fireplace and plenty of comfortable seating for catching up on the latest bestseller or chatting with neighbors, and the facility also has a library, computer room and barber shop on site.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and their loved ones rave about everything from the food to the activities in this community, which include concerts, movies, holiday parties and more. One notes, "My mom lived here for 3 years...the caregivers here are extraordinary and the mgmt. very responsive...the medical staff is top-notch."
4.14 out of 5 stars
(51) Reviews
5555 Friendship Boulevard, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Brightview Fallsgrove
Brookdale Potomac
Brookdale Woodward Estates
Grand Oaks Assisted Living
Serenity Gardens Assisted Living Community
Sunrise at Fox Hill
Sunrise at Reston Town Center
Sunrise of McLean
Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue
Tysons Woods Assisted Living

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It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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