Memory care in Silver Spring, MD

Clifton Woods is a memory care facility located in a peaceful neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland. With our cozy environment and dedicated staff, residents feel at home in our senior living community while enjoying quality personal care services.

Clifton Woods offers the best of both worlds, providing a familiar home setting situated in the convenient location of Silver Spring in Montgomery County. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood near Colesville and not far from Brookside Gardens, memory care residents can enjoy their very own beautiful vegetable and flower garden in our large enclosed backyard.

Clifton Woods has 8 private apartments for residents to maintain their independence and privacy, as well as a common kitchen, dining room, living room, and recently renovated “great room” for residents to be able to enjoy the company of other residents and staff.

Established in 1995

8 Private Rooms

1:3 Staff-to-Resident Ratio

Our Memory Care Staff at Clifton Woods

At Clifton Woods memory care facility in Silver Spring, MD, we maintain a small resident capacity of 8 and a staff-to-resident ratio of 1:3 in the morning and 1:4 in the evening. This allows our trained caregivers to work closely with residents to provide a high-quality and personalized approach to our memory care programs.

What makes Clifton Woods truly stand out is our low staff turnover rate. Some of our employees have been working with us for over 10 years, which speaks volumes to their dedication and commitment to caring for our residents.

Our team consists of a variety of staff members to provide a wide range of services. In addition to multiple caregivers and medication technicians, our staff includes a delegating nurse, an operations coordinator, human resources manager, a business manager, an activity therapist, a maintenance supervisor, and two directors.

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A Long History of Senior Living Services

The Cedar Creek family of memory care communities began with Clifton Woods, the first of our memory care facilities. Up to 8 residents can call Clifton Woods home. Our senior housing facility is set up to resemble a home environment that enables our residents to feel safe and comfortable. We are not a huge, institutionalized assisted living facility where residents are simply numbers. Everyone at Clifton Woods is family and receives the personal assistance and attention they deserve.

The team members at Clifton Woods in Silver Spring put our resident’s personal well-being first and every resident is treated with dignity and respect. Our caring staff members get to know each resident, as well as residents’ family members. Maintaining a sense of routine and familiarity is at the heart of our program. There is nothing more important than fostering normalcy with our residents.

Getting to Know Our Silver Spring Memory Care Residents

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We believe in meeting our residents where they are. This means understanding who they are and what their life has been about. With an appreciation for their uniqueness, we craft our program to meet their needs and abilities. Some senior living residents might have a more independent lifestyle while others may need more personal assistance. We can cater to each unique need and create individualized treatment plans.

Each person has a biography in our “Family Album” that gives us a glimpse into their life achievements and experiences. This includes where they grew up, their life accomplishments, and their careers. It includes their families, their pastimes and talents, and what brings them joy.

Daily Life at Our Memory Care Community

We keep our memory care residents involved to encourage a sense of purpose and supporting them along the way. We’re not about bureaucracy, we’re about finding solutions and making life better for people who have little control over their minds and fewer choices about their lives than any of us would want.

Each resident has a private room at Clifton Woods. We have a common dining room, kitchen, living room, and brand new “great room” for residents to spend time together. Our home allows for both privacy and independence, as well as opportunities for socialization with staff and other residents.

Memory Care & Assisted Living Services at Clifton Woods

From engaging activities to individualized health services, Clifton Woods provides amenities designed to cover all components of Alzheimer’s care. Not only are residents’ physical needs met but their happiness and comfort are prioritized and their individuality celebrated.

At Clifton Woods, our mission is to create a home-like environment where our residents can feel safe, comfortable, and loved. We believe true dementia care is about an intimate relationship with our residents and a partnership with our families.

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A Prime Location in Silver Spring, MD

One of the best parts of Clifton Woods is its prime location. Tucked away in the secure environment of Clifton Road in Silver Spring, residents living at our assisted living memory care home can enjoy the calm and quiet neighborhood setting. Being located in the heart of Montgomery County and near Washington, DC, it allows our families to conveniently visit.

Set within walking distance of the neighborhoods of Wolf Acres and Sherwood Forest, Clifton’s home-like setting creates an aura of familiarity and comfort for our residents. Visitors can enjoy the views of Rock Creek Park and downtown Silver Spring during their time with a loved one.

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Alzheimer's Care Activities

We have a unique and individualized activity program, structured to meet the needs of residents with memory loss. Our amazing full-time activity therapist learns about each residents’ unique background and finds opportunities to bring them joy. You may find her outside working with residents in our garden, taking residents on a journey with her iPad to explore their hometown, leading a reminiscence group, or conducting music therapy by playing resident’s favorite songs on the piano. In addition, our caregivers are trained to engage residents in meaningful activities throughout the day, such as leading daily exercise or sing-a-longs, working on puzzles, and art projects.
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Home-cooked Meals

Clifton offers three home-cooked meals a day, as well as snacks, served in our communal dining room. Our small senior care environment allows our staff the opportunity to cater to the likes and dislikes of each resident. In addition to residents’ dietary needs and allergy restrictions, we know each person's favorite cereal and beverage of choice. We also encourage families to bring in special foods, giving residents the chance to find comfort in the food they’ve always enjoyed.
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Personal Care Services

We have trained staff available 24/7 to help residents with activities of daily living, medication management, emergency response systems & ambulation assistance, nutrition monitoring, housekeeping, and laundry services. Our staff gets to know the residents on a personal level, enabling us to offer personalized care that is tailored to each individual's needs. In addition to our staff of caregivers, we have a delegating nurse along with medical professionals who visit the community. These include physicians, a podiatrist, a dentist, and a geriatric psychiatrist.
Ashley Dotson Madison

This community was great! They were very helpful and informative, and had a lot to offer for a much lower price then a lot of the other surrounding communities! Also love how all their homes are memory care homes in a small intimate environment!

Elaine Kallen Fertig

After visiting other facilities I chose Auxiliary House for my father as the staff was very one-on-one, dedicated, caring and their personal involvement with my father was outstanding – also making the family feel reassured and comfortable.

Kathy Sabatier

My mother has been a resident at Auxiliary House for over 4 years. We feel so fortunate to have found this wonderful place where the staff care so deeply for all the residents.

Ann Moseley

My mother has been in Cedar Glen for two and a half years. It was the second facility I visited and my search stopped there. It’s a genuine home, not at all institutional, where all the residents are known and loved as individuals. It’s also very professionally run and there are clearly systems in place to ensure high standards of care. Staff turnover seems almost nonexistent. It’s exactly what a care home should be and I feel so lucky to have found it.

Dave Chapman

My mother lives here. Ruthie and Anna are the best, not just for managing the facility and communicating to families, but for being visionary and pro-active during these very trying times. I never wonder if my mom is well cared for. Thanks to all the staff for everything they do for all the residents, not just my mom — we’re lucky to have found this home.

Tracy Perkins

Mom moved from Auxiliary House to Hillwood when she needed more care. Both houses are managed by Cedar Creek. Fabulous company that knows dementia inside and out and cares for the residents in small homes (not institutional entities). Staff are great and have a long tenure with the company, the management is helpful and informed, and we couldn’t be happier with the care they provide. Strongly recommend. It was a great place for Mom.

Mary Goldstein

Hillwood is Amazing! My Uncle has been there since October of 2019 and he is very happy. If you want your love one to be safe, happy and well cared for this is the place for them! I am so thankful for all the staff and management do for my Uncle.

Joanne Irving

I cannot say enough positive things about the wonderful care and attention my mother receives from the superb staff at the Cedar Creek Homes. I feel blessed to have found them.

Jane Kelley

Exceptional management. Wonderful and VERY dedicated staff. Loving environment. Creative activities. I can’t say enough positive things about my 11 year experience at this home. You will sleep well at night knowing your family member is in the best possible hands.

Serving Silver Spring and the Surrounding Area

Clifton Woods proudly serves the surrounding Silver Spring, Maryland area as well as the greater DC community. Here are where some of the seniors living in our home are from:

  • Adelphi
  • Bethesda
  • Chevy Chase
  • Rockville
  • Silver Spring
  • Washington, DC
  • Wheaton-Glenmont

Contact a Premier Memory Care Facility in Silver Spring, MD

Our 25+ years of experience in memory care and assisted living services have helped make us one of the premier dementia care senior living solutions in Montgomery County. Finding a place that meets the ever-changing needs of your loved one is no small task.

Our dedicated staff, homelike environment, and engaging activities make Clifton Woods one of the leading Alzheimer’s care providers in the Silver Spring area. To learn more about our home, services, and memory care costs, complete the contact form or call us at 301-384-4017.

Clifton Woods Memory Care Home
13408 Clifton Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 384-4017