We are community supported and may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Learn more

District of Columbia Aging Statistics & Resource Guide

By Sixty and Me September 21, 2020 Aging

The District of Columbia Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in the District of Columbia. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $27.50 an hour for home care to $10,646 a month for skilled nursing care, District of Columbia is typically more expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

District of Columbia Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in District of Columbia

District of Columbia Senior Services

Department of Aging and Community Living 

Address: 500 K Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 724-5626

Fax: (202) 724-2008

Website

District of Columbia State Plan on Aging

District of Columbia Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report allegations of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and/or exploitation, please call the APS Hotline at (202) 541-3950

District of Columbia Support for Caregivers

District of Columbia Senior Disaster Preparedness

District of Columbia Health Care Fraud

Legal Counsel for the Elderly – Senior Medicare Patrol

Address: 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049-0001

Phone: 202-434-2099

Email

District of Columbia Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Legal Counsel for the Elderly

The Office of the D.C. Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Address: 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049-0001

Long-Term Care Helpline: 202-434-2190

Volunteer Opportunities: 202-434-2190

Email

District of Columbia Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

District of Columbia Medicare and Insurance Counseling

Address: 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Phone: (202) 727-8370

Email

District of Columbia Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

Ward 1 Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center

Address: 3531 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20011

Phone: (202) 727-0338

Website

Wards 2 and 3 Around Town Satellite Wellness Program

Address: 4125 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 895-9634

Website

Ward 4 Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center

Address: 324 Kennedy Street, NW Washington, DC 20011

Phone: (202) 291-6170

Fax: (202) 291-2790

Website

Ward 5 Model Cities Senior Wellness Center

Address: 1901 Evarts Street, NE Washington, DC 20018

Phone: (202) 635-1900

Fax: (202) 635-1477

Website

Ward 6 Hayes Senior Wellness Center

Address: 500 K Street, NE Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 727-0357

Website

Ward 7 Washington Seniors Wellness Center

Address: 3001 Alabama Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 581-9355

Fax: (202) 575-2736

Ward 8 Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center

Address: 3500 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20032

Phone: (202) 563-7225

Fax: (202) 563-5591

District of Columbia Prescription Assistance


District of Columbia Senior and Healthcare Transportation

District of Columbia Lead Agencies

Ward 1 Terrific, Inc.

Address: 910 Westminster Street, NW Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 387-9000

Fax: (202) 733-2329

Website

Ward 2 Terrific, Inc.

Address: 1220 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 595-1990

Fax: (202) 595-1980

Website

Ward 3 IONA Senior Services

Address: 4125 Albemarle Street, NW Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 966-1055

Fax: (202) 895-0244

Website

Ward 4 Terrific, Inc.

Address: 418 Missouri Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20011

Phone: (202) 882-1824

Fax: (202) 882-1045

Website

Ward 5 Seabury Ward 5 Aging Services

Address: 2900 Newton Street, NE Washington, DC 20018

Phone: (202) 529-8701

Fax: (202) 832-0127

Website

Ward 6 Seabury Ward 6 Aging Services

Address: 555 Water Street, SW Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 397-1725

Fax: (202) 397-1729

Website

Ward 7 East River Family Strengthening Collaborative

Address: 3917 Minnesota Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20019

Phone: (202) 534-4880

Fax: (202) 388-7691

Website

Ward 8 East River Family Strengthening Collaborative

Address: 4301 9th Street, SE Washington, DC 20032

Phone: (202) 562-6860

Fax: (202) 562-7825

Website

Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

District of Columbia Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

District of Columbia Senior Health Studies

Let's Have a Conversation!

The Author

Sixty and Me is a community of over 500,000 women over 60 founded by Margaret Manning. Our editorial team publishes articles on lifestyle topics including fashion, dating, retirement and money.

You Might Also Like