Luxury Independent Living at Kensington Park – The Highlands

Independent Living at Kensington Park is a residential lifestyle designed for seniors who are in generally good health, able to live on their own, and choose freedom from the demands of owning a home. Here, on a lush, 8-acre campus neighboring our Assisted Living and Memory Care communities, residents can get the most out of time on their own or with their family, by joining ours.

Without the demands of owning a home, residents can focus on whatever makes the days pleasant.

As service-minded professionals who love to take care of others, we gladly take on maintenance, repairs, cleaning, cooking, organizing social events, and scheduling excursions. In doing so, we give residents more room in their lives to do what they want to do instead of what they have to do.

Main entrance to The Highlands Independent Living neighborhood at Kensington Park Senior Living community in Maryland

Independent Living at Kensington Park Frees You to Enjoy All that Washington D.C. has to Offer!

We’re located in the heart of Kensington, on the southern side of beautiful Montgomery County. Our residence is only minutes from quaint Kensington Village, as well as Westfield Wheaton Mall and the AMC Wheaton Mall 9 Theaters. You’ll find plenty of shopping and restaurants without ever needing to go too far from home. Nearby is also the US Post Office and numerous houses of worship for every faith.

With easy access to the Capital Beltway (I-495), you’ll be a short ride from the hundreds of amenities available in the District of Columbia and the surrounding area. Visit the attraction of your choice on the National Mall, take in a game with your favorite professional sports team, or attend the concert of your choice.

And if that isn’t enough, I-95 will give you a straight shot to Baltimore, just as US 50 will take you quickly to Annapolis and the unrivaled recreational amenities on the incredible Chesapeake Bay. There are an endless number of outings and events within one hour of Kensington Park.

But there are Plenty of Activities at Home, too – And Cooking is Optional!

Maybe you’re a serious chef, a virtuoso in the kitchen who delights in preparing meals at home, then you can do just that. But on those days when you don’t feel like cooking, or when company arrives on short notice – or you’re just too busy living life – we’ve got you covered!

Our elegant Main Dining Room serves up meals that compete with the best restaurants in town. We have a professionally trained executive chef on staff, preparing meals with the finest ingredients. You can look forward to sumptuous meals like prime rib and grilled salmon, served all day in the main dining room, complete with table linens, china, and crystal.

And did we mention the evening cocktail hour or wine with lunch and dinner? Or that your family is welcome anytime?

You’ll come to appreciate our dining facilities, because there’s plenty to do at Kensington Park – The Highlands, without ever leaving the premises. We offer events all day, seven days a week. We even have full-time Life Enrichment coordinators, who keep the activities coming.

Our calendar of events, which is built around the varied interests of residents, changes regularly and often includes opportunities for families to participate together. For example, we offer five days a week in-house exercise, as well as exploring the regional community. This includes off-site excursions, from dining at local restaurants to experiencing the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Strathmore. Choose the ones you like, and you’ll be as busy as you want.

Why Choose Kensington Park – The Highlands for Independent Living?

You can choose between one of three luxury suite floor plans, all brightly lit and spacious, attractively designed, and continually maintained. You also have your choice of private or companion living, and pets are always welcome.

You’ll certainly come to appreciate the ease of life at Kensington Park. Our Concierge Services are available to assist you with all kinds of tasks, such as arranging transportation, obtaining technical services, booking personal appointments, and a whole lot more. Whatever the need, our Concierge Services are available to lend a hand.

Your home has served you well up to this point, but if you’re looking for your next step, let Luxury Independent Living at Kensington Park Senior Living be your next home. Feel free to visit at any time and take the tour of our buildings, suites, common areas, and courtyards. You can chat with the staff and residents, and see the Kensington Park difference for yourself.

Once you do, we think you’ll have found your next home for the best times of your life.

Explorations, Excursions, Engagement

Independent Living resident enjoying ice cream outdoors at Kensington Park.

The Kensington Park Activities team plans and provides all types of experiences for the residents. Enhancing engagement is a key for cognitive and physical well-being. Five day a week in-house exercise starts off any day with a get up and go attitude. Exploring new areas to expand involvement in the regional community and fostering new relationships is a focus. Off-site excursions include: docent guided museum visits, behind the scene tours of local theatres, experiencing the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Strathmore, enjoying dining with new friends at great local restaurants and much more.

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Kensington Park strives to make each meal a satisfying experience in every way. Excellence in cuisine, presentation, service and atmosphere is our goal.

Our main dining room is sophisticated and elegant, featuring fresh flowers and color-coordinated table treatments. We urge families to dine with their loved ones often, as if they would if their loved ones lived elsewhere. Our talented and professionally trained executive chef creates meals that are flavorful, nutritious and presented well.