Palisades Village DC

5200 Cathedral Ave., NW
Washington DC  20016

Phone: (202) 244-3310

Palisades Village DC

About our model

Palisades Village is a Washington, D.C. community focused on enabling older adults to remain in their homes, living independently, comfortably, and safely as long as possible.

We are aligned with the national “Aging in Community” movement, which aims to help older adults and Baby Boomers continue to reside at home without burdening their family members with caretaking responsibilities as they age.

We help our residents thrive in their community by providing access to a network of volunteers who help with requests, and hosting social events and gatherings.

Our organization was founded in 2007, and has continued to grow each year. Learn more about our history.

About our members

Palisades Village is a diverse, multigenerational group of individuals who represent a wide spectrum of cultures, traditions and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our members include retired attorneys, poets, bankers, health care professionals, former government employees, and individuals from many other disciplines — ranging in age from 50 to 100. Our volunteers include professionals, tradespeople, students, retirees and residents of all ages from the northwest Washington, D.C. community.

Palisades Village has built a community which is connected by a common goal – to support one another socially, emotionally and physically in such a way that allows older residents to remain safely in their homes and actively engaged in their local environment.

Palisades Village full members – a closer look.

Aged 50 or older.
Active, curious, and eager to engage with others.
Comfortable and capable of living independently.
Interested in meeting new people – of all ages.
Beginning to find some household chores more difficult.
Realizing that many “old friends” or family members have moved away or are less accessible..
Concerned about placing the burden of care on family members.
Sounds familiar? If so, then perhaps learning more about some of the services, upcoming events and membership options available in Palisades Village is a great next step.

Questions? You can always contact us either by e-mail: or call us 202-244-3310 to set up an appointment or talk with a staff member directly,

Palisades Village is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit, charitable organization.

Welcome to Palisades Village, a non-profit organization helping older adults live at home and remain engaged in their communities.

The Palisades Village community was created to make the idea of ‘aging in place’ a little more practical for senior residents living in the Washington D.C. area.

We understand that if given the choice, most people would prefer to age in their own homes. Yet, as time goes by, there are many challenges of everyday life that begin to add up – in any combination of time, effort and money.

Our main purpose is to help support our older friends and neighbors while also providing peace of mind for their families. We accomplish this in a few different ways.
We provide Palisades Village Members with access to household and support services.

Some of the services provided by Palisades Village volunteers include transportation to medical appointments, help with shopping, pharmacy pickups, household and yard chores, and friendly visits at home. Through our office, we provide references for “vetted vendors,” such as electricians, plumbers and carpenters. Learn more about our service options here.

We host and help organize social events, lecture series, and other events that enable neighbors in our community to make friends.

We understand the importance of helping seniors stay engaged socially by offering many opportunities to get together with friends and neighbors. These events might include dinners, lecture series, sightseeing trips, and more. Visit our calendar to learn about our upcoming events.

We host events to raise funds for our organization and spotlight our community.

Palisades Village organizes public events, including an annual House Tour, which invites all visitors and residents of the District of Columbia to learn about the history and architecture of notable homes around the Palisades area. These events raise money for our organization, bring neighbors together, and help us to showcase our unique neighborhood.

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Business Information

Founded: 2007

Categories: Community Organization, Non-Profit Organization, Social Services


Mon: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Past Events

Palisades Village 5th Annual House Tour

Palisades Village 5th Annual House Tour
11:00 am - 10/14/2017

At Palisades Village DC

This year’s tour will feature the lovely Kent neighborhood, one of Palisades Village’s six neighborhoods including Berkley, Foxhall, Palisades, Spring Valley...

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