About Forest Hills of DC

Forest Hills of DC is a retirement community located in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Washington DC and has a 134- year history of providing care to seniors, including assisted living, skilled nursing, and memory care.

We are a nonprofit organization committed to serving a diverse community of seniors with high-quality healthcare and many amenities to provide a full and active community experience with a focus on wellness.

Learn more about our mission, our history, and our leadership.

What’s around

Van Ness-UDC Metro Station

Location: Connecticut Avenue NW and Veazey Terrace NW

Distance from Forest Hills: 0.5 to 1.0 miles (0.8 to 1.6 km)

Bus Ride: 5-15 minutes, $2.00 fare


Distance from Forest Hills: 0.1 to 1.0 miles (0.16 to 1.6 km)

Rock Creek Park

Main entrance (Connecticut Avenue NW): 1.5 to 2.0 miles (2.4 to 3.2 km)

Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Nearest entrance distance: 0.5 to 1.5 miles (0.8 to 2.4 km)

Drug Stores

CVS Pharmacy: 0.5 to 1.0 miles (0.8 to 1.6 km)

Walgreens: 1.0 to 1.5 miles (1.6 to 2.4 km)

Grocery Stores

Giant Food (Van Ness location): 0.5 to 1.0 miles (0.8 to 1.6 km)

Whole Foods Market (Tenleytown location): 1.5 to 2.0 miles (2.4 to 3.2 km)

Safeway (Cleveland Park location): 1.0 to 1.5 miles (1.6 to 2.4 km)

Cultural Venues

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: 3 to 5 miles (4.8 to 8.0 km)

National Theatre: 5 to 6 miles (8.0 to 9.7 km)

Warner Theatre: 5 to 6 miles (8.0 to 9.7 km)

Shakespeare Theatre Company (Harman Center for the Arts): 4 to 6 miles (6.4 to 9.7 km)

Explore Forest Hills with ease, from public transit options to nearby amenities and cultural attractions. Whether you’re headed to the Metro, shopping for groceries, or enjoying the arts, this neighborhood has you covered.

Please note that distances may vary based on your specific location within Forest Hills of DC.


about us

Mission, Vision, and Values


Our mission:

To continually grow as a supportive community that inspires and engages seniors and their caregivers.


Our vision:

To provide quality care and services for seniors and their families in the greater Washington DC area.


Our values:

Compassion | Growth Mindset
Inclusion| Integrity
Respect | Sustainability


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle. #Grateful to be recognized and published in the national US News and World Report in the category of Best Nursing Homes along with awards for quality operations in Assisted Living and customer service. Our top tier team produces top tier results not as an act, but a habit!” 


AHCA Program of the Year Award

Forest Hills of DC was awarded the AHCA’s national award for Program of the Year.

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