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Your Home.  Your Life.  Your Community.

Reading at Ring HouseCharles E. Smith Life Communities brings together six living options on one scenic campus, each with its own warm personality and specialized services. There are choices for independent living, assisted living, and post-acute care, as well as long-term care and secure memory care. Learn more. »

What sets us apart? 

Respect for Jewish values.  Fine dining Kosher meal service.  Full-time physicians on-staff and on-site. Quality care.

We also offer the added benefits of Hirsh Health Center, a medical practice focusing on seniors' well-being, Home Care Solutions, providing additional personal care, and the ElderSAFE™ Center, to safeguard seniors from abuse.

We are a local, not-for-profit organization, and our doors are open to all in the community. Here, everything you need—now and in the future—is everywhere around you. Visit our campus in Rockville, Maryland, tour our residences online, or call to learn about availability, opportunities for subsidies, and community events.

We are proud to be members of the following organizations: Kairos, the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area (HCNCA), and the Association of Jewish Aging Services (AJAS).

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READ THE 2016 ANNUAL REPORT
2016 Annual Report

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Alan Freeman Headshot

Charles E. Smith Life Communities Announces New Board Leadership.
Above: Alan M. Freeman, installed as Chair, Board of Governors
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Warren Slavin. Headshot 2015, Annual Meeting

Warren R. Slavin Receives
AJAS Dr. Herbert Shore Award of Honor.
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