Homecrest House - Edwards

14514 Homecrest Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906

Managed by: Residential One

PACE Award Level: Winner

Property Description:

For seniors looking to live independently, but still needing varying levels of assistance to do so, the Edwards Personal Care Community provides an appropriate blend of both. Located next to the Stein and Moskowitz communities, the free-standing building offers a long list of resident-friendly amenities and services. Each of the 42 one-bedroom apartments includes a picture window, kitchen and a comfortable living room & bedroom, and is equipped with such safety features as:

  • certified nursing aides on-site 24 hours a day
  • walk-in showers with grab bars
  • smoke detectors and sprinklers
  • emergency alert system monitored by on-site staff

Edwards Building residents receive a wide range of support and services. They are provided with three nutritious meals a day, which include lunch and dinner served in our dining room. This is also a gathering spot to meet and socialize with other seniors. Housekeeping & laundry services are provided as is shower assistance. A medication administration program is available at an additional fee for those who need assistance.

Unique Features & Amenities:

Our full-time Programs Director and Edwards Activity Coordinator provides you with a diverse and delightful schedule of recreational options throughout the day. Here's a partial list of the facilities that help make each day special for our residents:

  • Social hall with state-of-the-art movie system
  • Library w/computer
  • Fitness center staffed by trainer
  • Arts & Crafts room
  • Pool table & dart board
  • TV lounge with HD flat screen

The Resident Van, equipped with wheel chair access, takes residents to nearby stores, banks and doctors while also providing transport to places of interest and popular spots throughout the Washington and Baltimore region. Our seniors enjoy the on-site convenience of a Beauty Salon/Barber Shop, convenience cart and mobile post office. We provide quality health-related resources through strategic partnerships with healthcare professionals on a regular basis; those services include:

  • visiting physicians
  • blood pressure screenings
  • rehabilitation services
  • full-time on-site Resident Services Manager providing resident services and assistance
  • exercise classes

To complement the events presented by staff members, there are a variety of resident-led groups and activities created and led by residents. You can choose to participate in any or all of the following:

  • Writer's Club
  • Choral Group
  • Discussion Group
  • Bingo
  • Seasonal holiday events
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Current movie showings
  • Current event discussions
  • Mind & body health games
  • Wii games
  • Card games
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