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9885 Greenbelt Road Lanham, MD 20706 | Pay My Bill  |  (301) 486-1590  | 

About Our Community

Arbor Terrace Senior Living offers quality, state-of-the-art assisted living and memory care in Maryland's beautiful Lanham area.

We provide the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living available, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every Arbor Terrace resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most.

Care and Assistance at Arbor Terrace


Assisted Living

Our Assisted Living program is designed to provide care at the level you need, from minimal assistance to comprehensive care. At Arbor Terrace, assisted living levels of care change and grow with the needs of each resident in order to meet everyone exactly where they are today. 



Memory Care

Memory Care means 24-hour support for seniors dealing with Alzheimer's and other age-related dementias. Featuring completely individualized care programs, specialist attention, tempting nutritional options, and even counseling and support for family members, our Memory Care is driven by the latest research and understanding of memory disorders.


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    Returning the joy to food

    As seniors age, they can encounter difficulties with taste, swallowing, or dexterity. Our award-winning Dining with Dignity® program sets out to solve these problems and make food a pleasure again with delicious and classic meals re-thought to maximize safety, taste, and ease.

    We are specialists in the field of memory loss

    We're proud to be leaders in care for Alzheimer’s disease and the related diseases of dementia. With years of experience under our belt and ongoing training for every member of our staff, no situation is too hard for us to help.

    Award-winning care at Arbor Terrace

    Our Dining with Dignity® program has won awards and recognition for its improvement in nutritional outcomes for seniors with dementia. This program is designed to reduce the risk of choking and aspiration and make meals easy and pleasant again with delicious flavor, good nutrition, and thoughtful presentation, all prepared by expert chefs.

    Say goodbye to boredom with Engaged Living

    We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement living. At Arbor Terrace, we strive for more than just bingo and a bouncing ball. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for each resident.

    Our Engaged Living calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in these areas:

    Art and Education
    Activities that stimulate the mind and encourage learning and exploration. 

    Deep Connections
    Opportunities that connect to who you are as a person and your individual interests.

    Health and Wellness
    Robust exercise programs and activities that challenge the brain.

    Purposeful Living
    Activities that help us give back to others and remain an active part of society. 

    Recreation and Leisure
    Activities that are fun and enjoyable and encourage us to spend time with friends and family.

    Spiritual Journey
    Opportunities to connect to our soul through structured religious activities or individual reflection.

    Making experience count to give you the best

    Our emphasis on training, educating, and hiring the best in the field has led to a proven track record of success, with improved outcomes and health for every level and walk of life.

    We are specialists in the field of memory loss

    Alzheimer’s disease and the related diseases of dementia. Our small and intimate setting helps us focus more on care and programs for our residents and their families.

    Specialists with real experience

    We hire the best, and invest in making them even better by providing ongoing training and education. Every Arbor Terrace staff member is equipped to provide specialist understanding and knowledge for our residents and their families.

    Experience Counts: Get to Know Our Team

    Executive Director: Rita Chapman

    After 20 years in Senior Care management, Rita still wears a smile that tells you she continues to enjoy every moment of it! Her philosophy is that the Executive Director, not only advocates for residents and provides leadership for the team, but is an active team member. She may be seen feeding the birds with a resident, in the library listening to a family member or helping a staff member assist a resident! 

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    Senior Care Counselor: Sherika Brown

    Sherika attended Bowie State University, receiving a degree in Business Administration and Finance. She has been a part of the senior living community for almost 7 years. She started out in sales and transitioned into the business manager role for several years. She decided to get back in sales because she has a serving heart. Sherika stated, “being able to help our seniors and families brings me joy.

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    Resident Care Director: Chinonye Nwachukwu

    With over 8 years of assisted living experience in nursing management, Chi-Chi still believes that there is joy in serving seniors. Her passion has always been to advocate for the residents and building a team that will champion the quality of life for our resident. She seeks to acquire a comprehensive evaluation of every resident by taking time to listen to them, working with family members, to understand my resident's particular needs. Her true desire is to promote a positive and healing experience to our seniors.

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    Evergreen Program Director: Mishondy Wright-Brown, RN

    Mishondy’s passion for seniors began more than 21 years ago when she started her career in healthcare as a nursing assistant. That passion continues to grow as Arbor Terrace Senior Living’s Evergreen Program Director, where she will continue to enhance the quality of life to our seniors and bring joy to them every day.

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    Engagement Director: Joy Ridgely 

    Joy has served as an Activity Director in various settings across the state of Maryland for the past thirteen years. Joy really believes that through meaningful engagement, life can be truly enriched for the elderly. She’s passionate about bringing a smile to the faces of the residents and helping to fulfill the lives of everyone that she works with. Joy challenges herself to create an environment where residents can learn and constantly gain new experiences.

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    Business Office Manager: VerNitta Tyson 

    VerNitta comes to us with more than 8 years of experience in Senior Care and 20 years of management and development in the Washington, DC and southern Maryland area. VerNitta has personal experience as a caregiver for a senior family member, which has developed her passion for ensuring that seniors are cared for with dignity and respect. Her motto is that “Fun and creativity are keys to wellness and aging well.”

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    Maintenance Director: Joe Staigerwald

    I have been working in the healthcare field for over 25 years and maintenance/remodeling for over 36 years. I really enjoy working in senior living. It is gratifying to become a part of the resident’s lives.

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    Floor Plans


    Studio Suite

    Designed for Memory Care

    Studio, 1 Bath



    One Bedroom Suite

    Well-Equipped Living Space

    1 Bed, 1 Bath



    One Bedroom Deluxe Suite

    Spacious Living Areas

    1 Bed, 1 Bath



    Two Bedroom Suite

    Central Living Space w/ Kitchenette

    2 Bed, 2 Bath




    Dine in Style

    With several comfortable settings for dining, residents can enjoy chef-prepared favorites that appeal to the most particular tastes.


    Neighborhood Living Room

    Where residents can enjoy comfortable seating while reminiscing to familiar tunes and TV shows or participate in the activity of the moment.


    Dementia Friendly Design

    Residents enjoy a community floor plan and layout designed to reduce falls and confusion while maximizing independence and freedom for the perfect mix of safety and comfort.


    Wellness Center

    High-quality care provided in association with local hospitals and universities for the best of health in aging.


    Exercise and Rehabilitation

    We offer opportunities for age and health-appropriate rehabilitation and exercise, as well as occupational and speech therapy.


    Beautiful Environment

    Our grounds offer places to participate in a gardening activity with friends, take a leisurely stroll, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful weather.

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    Pricing & Availability

    Create the right combination of floor plan and health care services.satisfactionguaranteed.jpg Pricing is based on your choice of apartment and care needs. A complimentary wellness assessment will be provided to determine your individualized care needs. Your satisfaction is also guaranteed with our commitment to you and your family.

    We’re standing by to answer your questions. Just call (301) 486-1590 or click the button below.

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    Check In To Cruise Out In August

    Tour our community for a chance to win a raffle for an Odyssey Dinner cruise for two. Schedule Your Tour Here.

    Arbor Terrace Honored as Caring Super Star of 2017

    We are so pleased to announce that Arbor Terrace has been selected as a "Caring Super Star of 2017” for service excellence in Assisted Living, in three or more years since 2012. Read the full article here.


    4 Things to Look for When Searching for Assisted Living in Lanham

    People often choose to retire to Washington, D.C. suburban communities such as Lanham, Maryland, because of their unparalleled access to the arts, museums, historic landmarks, and outdoor attractions. The first step in enjoying all those activities, however, is finding the right senior living option for you. Read more.

    Whenever You Want:

    Come join us for a visit, a tour, or even an overnight stay. Eat in our dining room, read a book in the library, and talk to our residents and staff about your questions. Request more information today!


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    Assisted Living
    Memory Care

    “Your employees are your very best asset! We are so pleased with everything about Arbor Terrace!”

    - Family Member

    “For the past year and a half, I have worked a part time job that has afforded me an education outside of school.  My summer job that turned into a permanent job has taught me responsibility, efficiency, organization and most importantly, respect.”

    - Employee

    “Arbor Terrace staff are always approachable and friendly. They always take the time to help out in whatever way they can. Each time I enter the community I am so grateful to have such a caring place for mom to live.”

    - Family Member

    “We moved our mother into the Evergreen (memory care) neighborhood at Arbor Terrace from another local community. She is a new person, much happier, and all of our stress levels have dropped dramatically.”

    - Family Member

    Family Stories

    "I always felt that my dad was loved and cared for"

    “Words cannot express our gratitude for all that everyone has done for us over the past year. I always felt that my dad was loved and cared for and you would help us whenever we needed anything. You should all be proud of the great “team” you are.”

    - Family Member


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    Arbor Terrace Senior Living

    9885 Greenbelt Rd.
    Lanham, MD 20706
    (301) 486-1590

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