There’s always something special happening at Knollwood.

From yoga in the morning to happy hour in the afternoon—every day is a new and exciting experience just waiting to happen. Come join the fun!

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Knollwood proudly serves those who have served our nation. This labor of love starts with providing commissioned officers (ages 62 and better) and their families with a community in NW Washington, DC that feels like home—only better. Convenient and connected, and adjacent to beautiful Rock Creek Park, Knollwood is where neighbors become friends and friends become family. It’s a common bond in the most uncommon place.

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Among the first in COVID-19 testing and vaccine administration
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Knollwood’s COVID-19 testing and vaccine administration leads to lasting peace of mind.

Before “Coronavirus” was even a household word, Knollwood was at the forefront of preemptive measures to keep the community safe. In fact, Knollwood was one the first life plan communities to implement universal testing for all staff and residents before it was mandated by public health officials. As soon as the vaccine was made available, Knollwood, once again, was among the first in administering it to its residents because of proactive strategies and tactics. In partnership with Walgreens, pharmacists were on site several times—providing COVID-19 vaccinations to over 1,000 residents and staff members. Read more…

Living Options

Independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing & rehab, memory support—around here, the options are many and the worries are few.

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Enticing and innovative programs—all in an environment that fosters interactions and nurtures friendships. Explore your surroundings.

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Knollwood welcomes high-ranking government service staff (GS-14 and higher) and officers of the U.S. Uniformed Services plus others with certain military ties. See if you qualify.

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Get to know Knollwood.

Ideally situated on 16 beautiful wooded acres in NW Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Park, Knollwood is an award-winning community—complete with fun, holistic wellness programs and access to world-class medical services. More than a must-see, it’s a must-experience!

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