Located in a predominantly suburban area of Montgomery County, Chevy Chase has three community care facilities around the city that gives individuals a variety of care options from which to settle upon. There is potential for it to be challenging to move about Chevy Chase, but it can be workable for most without needing a car. According to the latest published surveys there are many top rated skilled nursing homes, as well as hospitals in the nearby area.
Assisted Living Amenities
Feeling relaxed at a residential care facility is ultimately about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are available at a given center. Chevy Chase facilities provide amenities such as:
Beauty and barber services
Physicians are on call
Meeting the needs of every individual is easy with the diverse network of care facilities which operates in Chevy Chase. Access to on-call specialists like Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, and Counselors can also be arranged at many senior care facilities. Some arrange for devotional services including faith healing. Still other senior care facilities provide transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), or even can provide more advanced care like blood glucose monitoring. Some senior care facilities in the city provide kosher meals, allow pets like dogs, provide indoor recreational activities, as well as common areas for community activities.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be valuable to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might require.
Senior Living Costs
A year of elder care facilities may run about $69,800 or $5,800 per month based on recent records. In comparison, the price for assisted living in the state of Maryland is $5,450 each month. Individuals that could use assistance covering the cost of care may be eligible for aid options through local and/or federal governments. To get a better idea of averages, browse through the cost list below which provides comparisons to neighboring cities.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.