Marion and Gustave Ring, for whom our community is named, enjoyed a vibrant and pleasurable retirement, and so will you, living at Ring House.  

Ring House exterior

Choose Your Own Pace, Live Independently

  • The Ring House bus can take you on excursions to shops, museums, shows, the Kennedy Center, and more.
  • Select from a variety of on-site programs — movies, club meetings, book discussions, holiday festivities, and intergenerational programs, all planned based on your interests.
  • Arrange your own day: a workout in the Fitness Center, lunch in the café, a hair styling or manicure at the beauty salon, a game of bridge in one of our card rooms, or relax in our welcoming lobby, garden pavilion, outdoor patios or library.

Stay Safe

  • Personal Emergency Response System
  • 24-hour front desk coverage and campus security
  • Bathrooms with built-in safety features

Enjoy a Full Life in a Beautiful Campus Setting

  • Cultural, recreational, and wellness program
  • Café & Convenience Store
  • Sun Room Pavilion, spacious lobby, elegant dining
  • Beauty Salon/Barber Shop
  • Fitness Center
  • Library
  • Computer stations with Internet access
  • Party spaces for hosting special family gatherings
  • Climate-controlled walkway for easy entry to theater, art gallery and other amenities at Landow House
  • Diverse programs at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington

Healthcare at Your Fingertips

  • On-site physician services at Hirsh Health Center, plus access to personal care services, physical, occupational, and speech therapy services, and an adult day care program
  • Access to a spectrum of services and programs on the Charles E. Smith Life Communities campus, including top-ranked post-acute care at the Hebrew Home  of Greater Washington
  • Educational programs on compelling topics, from nutrition to the latest medical breakthroughs 
  • Individualized instruction on the use of Fitness Center equipment and exercise classes customized for your needs
  • Free blood pressure screenings
  • Social work assistance
  • Additional services are available in your own apartment through Home Care Solutions, a joint project of the Hebrew Home and Augustine Home Health Care. Call 301.816.5020 for more information.

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