The mission of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington is to provide quality care that respects Jewish values, particularly to those in greatest need. We are a local not-for-profit organization, and our doors are open to all in the community.
Keeping in Touch
There are many avenues to current news and happenings on the Charles E. Smith Life Communities campus.
On the homepage of each residence — Cohen-Rosen House, Hebrew Home, Landow House, Revitz House, and Ring House — we post upcoming January-December events. Links to current or recent news items are listed in the the far right column. Use the "Get Connected" form in the right column to sign up for monthly eNews.
At the Charles E. Smith Life Communities site, click on News in the top menu bar. This will take you to the Hebrew Home homepage. Click on Newsroom in the top menu bar to access press coverage, news releases, newsletters, annual reports, brochures and guides.
We regularly post news and pictures of campus activities, people, and programs on Facebook and Twitter. We also have videos on YouTube. Visit us on social media — and please help us reach a broader audience with your Likes, Shares, Comments, and Retweets.
The best way to learn about weather situations, power outages or similar unexpected occurances affecting our campus is to sign up for our Electronic Notification System. This special service is free. Learn more and sign up.
We're happy to provide information and the answers to all your questions about admission to the Hebrew Home.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to some of the most common questions families ask.
Hebrew Home Family Council
The Family Council is an independent, family-run group dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all residents of the Hebrew Home. Membership in the Council is open to relatives, legal guardians, and friends of current or former Hebrew Home residents. We encourage members to attend our scheduled meetings (details on the Family Activities page) and become active participants. Among recent topics addressed:
- Maryland State inspection and hearing from County long-term care ombudsmen
- Medicaid planning and dementia care
- Resident dining services, food options and dining-room atmosphere
For information about the group, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support for Families
Moving into a new residence is an adjustment for the new resident -- and for the family as well. We are here to help. Please speak with your social worker if you have any questions or concerns.
Make Someone's Day
Commend a staff person with a "Shining Star," order fresh flowers, or make a gift. That's how to "make someone's day" at the Hebrew Home. Learn more.
Additional Links and Resources
Information about aging, medicine, and social services that may be useful is readily available on the Internet. Get more information.