The mission of Charles E. Smith Life Communities is to fulfill Jewish values by providing a continuum of quality services for older adults and their families, and to affirm our commitment to the dignity of each individual.

& Values

Charles E. Smith Life Communities will be viewed and supported by our community as the leader and provider of choice in delivering innovative and compassionate services for older adults. The values of our tradition permeate our residences and create a warm, respectful environment. Our core values are:

  • Tikkun Olam - "Repairing the World" through acts of kindness, compassion, and caring
  • Tzedek - "Justice, Doing What is Right" through integrity, accountability, responsible stewardship, and generosity of spirit
  • Limud - "Commitment to Growth & Learning" through quality, competence, personal and professional growth
  • Derech Eretz - "Fulfilling our Mission" through service excellence, respect, and dignity

Facility Missions

Hebrew Home of Greater Washington

Landow House
Cohen-Rosen House

Ring House
Revitz House

The mission of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington is to serve the Jewish community by providing, to those in need, quality and compassionate rehabilitation and long-term nursing home services.


The mission of both Landow House and Cohen-Rosen House is to serve the Jewish community by providing high quality assisted living in a caring and compassionate environment that enriches residents’ lives.


The mission of both Ring House and Revitz House is to provide to individuals within a broad spectrum of income levels high quality independent residential living that enriches residents’ lives and reflects Jewish values.


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