A Washington, D.C., suburb, Mitchellville, Maryland, is centrally located between two major metro areas. The capital is just a few miles southwest, while Baltimore is about 45 minutes northeast. Seniors can enjoy Michelin-star dining and touring Broadway productions along with a host of entertainment options from the National Aquarium in Baltimore to the Smithsonian Museums in D.C.
Seniors can spend lots of time outdoors in Mitchellville, where the July highs average in the 90s and the average snowfall is only 15-inches per year. The crime rate is well below Baltimore's and is pretty close to the national average. The cost of living is fairly high in Mitchellville, but health care costs are below average. This combination lets seniors in the area find affordable assisted living communities with the luxury-style amenities available in some of the nation's best neighborhoods.
According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, assisted living averages $5,100 per month in Mitchellville, which is higher than the state average of $4,300. The national average is $4,004. While assisted living in Mitchellville is on the high side, the range of amenities and services may help explain the difference. Many assisted living communities offer resort-style living which can increase costs.
Note: Information for Mitchellville was not available, so data from the nearest city, Washington D.C., was used.
Check out our top 10 assisted living communities in Mitchellville.
Collington Continuing Care Retirement Community
10450 Lottsford Road
Mitchellville, Maryland 20721
Life at Collington Continuing Care Retirement Community, a Kendal Affiliate, is an adventure. Centrally located between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, residents have access to Michelin-starred restaurants and touring Broadway productions along with professional sporting events. The campus is home to plenty of hobbies including a drama club, floral shop and an annual regatta event featuring model sailboats. The campus is 125-acres of serene grounds and privacy, tucked away behind a gated entrance.
Arbor Terrace Senior Living
9885 Greenbelt Road
Lanham, MD 20706
Arbor Terrace Senior Living is an assisted living community located just outside of Washington D.C. It offers a couples’ program that allows both seniors to live in the same apartment, even when one needs memory care. Floorplans range from studios to two-bedroom apartments, and every bedroom has a private bathroom. The on-site movie theater, shaded outdoor seating and gentle walking paths give seniors a selection of relaxing activities.
Brookdale Woodward Estates
14997 Health Center Drive
Bowie, MD 20716
Brookdale Woodward Estates offers retirement living with amenities you might expect at a resort. Seniors can easily navigate the wide hallways and avoid the stairs using one of two available elevators. There are plenty of places to socialize, from the pub/sports bar to the ice cream parlor. The wellness center, beauty salon and therapy room all offer places to enjoy some self-care, while the library and the fireplace in the living room are relaxing places to get comfy.
Sunrise of Silver Spring
11621 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Sunrise of Silver Spring is an assisted living facility that offers a unique take on resident dining. The chef collects family recipes from residents to add favorite flavors from home. Activities range from exercise classes to art and social clubs created by residents. Wine appreciation is a frequent addition to the calendar, along with an evening movie. Every month, the licensed nurse on-staff visits each resident for a wellness check.
Hillhaven Assisted Living, Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
3210 Powder Mill Road
Adelphi, Maryland 20783
At award-winning Hillhaven Assisted Living, Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, seniors enjoy an active and fulfilling retirement. The staff handles housekeeping and cooking, freeing residents to spend more time on fun activities like afternoon bingo, trivia or an exercise class. Most health care is provided on-site, with patient treatment rooms, podiatry and dermatology services available. With a 5-star rating by CMS, Hillhaven is a solid addition to our top 10 list.
Morningside House of Laurel
7700 Cherry Lane
Laurel, MD 20707
Morningside House of Laurel has four floor plans for seniors to choose from, including companion suites. Housekeeping services come with each apartment, giving residents more time to spend on educational programming like the beginner's Spanish class or social activities like happy hours or movie nights. Maintenance personnel are on-hand to help with any issues, and transportation is provided for local outings and medical appointments.
4916-18 LaSalle Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782
For seniors 62 and older, Malta House offers a place to enjoy retirement. With 31 private rooms and bathrooms, the community is not overly large and promotes independence. The staff provides help with getting dressed and grooming, letting seniors spend more time on socializing and having fun. Multiple living rooms, a library and television room give seniors places to congregate and enjoy conversation or curl up with a book in front of the fireplace.
Arbor Terrace Waugh Chapel
2535 Evergreen Road
Gambrills, MD 21113
At Arbor Terrace Waugh Chapel, community spaces encourage residents to pursue their hobbies or make new friends. From the library to the computer lounge or the arts and crafts room, there are plenty of common areas to explore. Yoga and Tai Chi classes help older adults stay fit and find like-minded company, while on-site rehabilitation services help residents regain daily life skills. The concierge service is always available to help schedule an outing, call housekeeping or arrange a spa treatment.
730 Maryland Route 3 South
Gambrills, MD 21054
Regency Park, 18 miles from Mitchellville, provides all the comforts needed to age in place. With a full suite of medical care options and an easy transition to skilled nursing care, residents can enjoy an active retirement with help available. Every private suite has its own bathroom fully equipped with safety features, along with ample closet space and a TV hookup. Since all apartments are on a single floor, there's no need to worry about stairs.
The Residences at Thomas Circle
1330 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
Located 14 miles from Mitchellville, The Residences at Thomas Circle make our top 10 list for the impressive list of amenities, like granite countertops in each unit, along with stainless steel appliances. Relax on the balcony when the weather is nice or head for the outdoor swimming pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the community, so residents can stay connected and chat with friends and family. The art center is home to many hobbies and lets seniors explore their creative side.