Home Health Agency for Senior Care & Facility Staffing in Maryland & Washington DC

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We believe in delivering high-quality, compassionate, and flexible caregiver support, in your home or wherever you call home.

From 24/7 Senior Care to One-Day Medical Appointments,
We Have You Covered!

SmithLife Homecare, a partnership of Charles E. Smith Life Communities and Augustine Home Health Care, is committed to providing high-quality caregivers in your home or wherever you call home. We have provided outstanding care for over 20 years and can assist you in Montgomery County, Maryland & Washington, DC.

We have over four hundred certified nurse assistants, home health aides certified medical technicians, and geriatric nurse assistants ready to assist with your in-home senior care, medical appointments, and with recovering from complex medical situations. Our compassionate nursing aides provide companionship at home, nursing homes, assisted livings, memory care facilities, rehabs, hospitals, and other facilities.

Discover how our home health services can provide the ultimate support for you or your loved one. Our comprehensive home health services include senior in-home care, post-hospital support, companion care, and personal care & health support. We also provide lifestyle services and transportation to appointments for added convenience. With the option of live-in care and facility staffing, you can have peace of mind knowing that expert assistance is always at hand.

SmithLife Homecare’s trusted senior care services ensure your loved one receives the individualized attention, emotional support, and companionship they need to recover after a hospital stay, rehab or if they prefer to age in place. We have Certified Dementia Practitioners, Senior Home Safety Specialists, End of Life Specialists and Registered Nurses, who provide a free registered nurse assessment within 24 hours of starting service.

You’re in great hands with your one-day medical appointment and all the way up to live-in / 24/7 care in your home. Our agency is licensed, bonded, and insured in Maryland and Washington, DC. We’re also proud to have a A+ rating on the Better Business Bureau, Dementia Friendly staff, SageCare Platinum, and many awards, including our previous “Best in Home Care” award in the Washington Jewish Week.

Why SmithLife HomeCare?

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We Believe In


Our caregivers are trained specialists, and we are committed to their professional development, including ongoing training and certification in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, dementia, and hospice support, to name a few.


We Believe In


We pride ourselves on our mission of building community and making connections. Our team embraces these principles, and is sensitive and empathetic to all of your needs.

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We Believe In


Our service packages are diverse and intended to meet the individual needs of each client. As care needs change for your loved one, your schedule can be adjusted without delay or penalty.

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Our client care representatives are available to answer questions and make connecting with us easier for you. Call us today at 301-816-5020, and let us become part of your family.

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We know you probably think starting home care can be complicated. We make it easy! Our innovative business approach makes starting easy as 1, 2, 3.

First, we start by gladly answering all your questions, and making sure you understand the start. Stay assured that our flexible approach is hard to beat. During this step we collect your information to start the care. Then we collect your form of payment and agreement, and you are ready to begin.

We know needs change, and too much or little support can affect the overall outcome. That’s why all we ask for is twenty-four hours’ notice for any schedule changes. You can start and stop your service anytime, without the burden of fees or penalties.


Our proven approach to quality caregiver services doesn’t mean you will pay a premium price. Our affiliation with Charles E. Smith Life Communities, a highly-respected organization in Rockville, MD with over one hundred and ten years in the health care industry, gives us the advantage and resources we need to provide the highest quality of care at a value-based price.

Our Services

  • Personal care
  • Lifestyle services
  • Senior care
  • Respite care
  • Dementia care
  • Companion care
  • Drive to doctor appointment
  • Post-op care
  • Short-term care – 5 hours per day
  • Long-term care
  • Live-in / 24/7 caregivers

We can provide emergency care in as little as 5 hours. Call (301) 816-5020 to start!

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We really appreciate the care, professionalism, and extraordinary kindness everyone associated with the Smith Life community repeatedly demonstrates.

Steven L., Rockville, MD

SmithLife Homecare was a great help to me when I needed to get my 84-year old mom to and from a doctor appointment. All the team members were super-responsive, extremely helpful and reassuring. The employee who actually picked up my mom and drove her was prompt, warm and friendly, and made my mom feel completely at ease. It was a great service, and I'll definitely be using them again.

Andrew L.

Their care and service went far beyond the requirements of the job, and we consider all of them to be family.

Jerry S., Washington, D.C.

My mother has had wonderful caregivers provided by SmithLife Homecare. The office is extremely responsive (within hours) when my mom got sick and needed an aide. It is wonderful to be able to get help quickly, when and only when needed.

Linda H.

Wonderful experience! My father received excellent care and my family and I received incredible personal service. Everyone was warm, knowledgeable and easy to work with during a difficult time.

Beth H.

We worked with SLHC to set up care for my mother when she came home from the hospital and a rehabilitation center after a fall. The care needed to be set up very quickly, and SLHC handled this beautifully.

Dana H.

Committed and excellent health aids

Jeffrey C.

SmithLife Homecare provided excellent support from scheduling to appointment pick-up. Staff were courteous, caring, and compassionate - the three "C's" that one would expect when caring for a loved one. This organization is highly recommended and their culture is excellent!

Mark X.

Thank you for the magical help you provided to my Hebrew Home client on Christmas Eve.

Susan L., Geriatric Care Manager

Just as valuable to me as her nursing skills was her ability to provide me with companionship during my recovery.

Claire G., Bethesda, MD

We had an older family member coming in town for a wedding and worked with SmithLife to make sure she had a professional caregiver for several days while in the area. From initial contact through my family member's departure from DC, our experience with SmithLife was top notch.

Derek M.

Their motto seems to be ‘we're here for you’ and she truly lives that philosophy every day.

Curtis L., Rockville, MD

I would highly recommend SmithLife care for anyone looking for additional support for loved ones. The staff is incredible and worked with us to find the right amount of care and was also flexible when making changes. They consistently check in on how things are going and make sure everything is going well. The care providers were incredibly kind and willing to do anything that was asked of them. Couldn't have been happier with our decision to go with SmithLife Homecare.

Seth F.

My 95-year-old mother had to leave her home of 67 years & moved to the Ring House. We set her up with a Smith Life aide & the experience was excellent. She loves all the aides and feels safe & protected. This is a huge life change & we couldn't have dealt with everything without these ladies.

Eileen C.

The caregivers at SmithLife Homecare have been consistently friendly and helpful to my relative, and the staff has also been professional and helpful to me as we figured out the right level of care together.

Wendy S.

Our Award-Winning Approach

SmithLife Homecare is proud to enable many seniors to preserve their independence for longer than may have been possible otherwise. We recognize that every patient is an individual, and therefore, we have developed a unique approach to caring. At the start of your service, we assign you to a Client Liaison, who acts as an extension of you within our team to advocate, administer, and consistently refine your service towards perfection. With guidance of your liaison, our team guides your aides help ensure the highest quality of care.

Independence for Seniors

Helping loved ones maintain dignity and independence as they age-in-place can be a delicate balancing act. While your elderly relatives may increasingly need help to complete day-to-day tasks, they might still want to live alone. In fact, having the opportunity to do so is of crucial importance to many older adults.

In-home senior care/elder care is a fantastic option in such cases. Our senior care services can provide vital assistance and support to the elderly and vulnerable, enabling them to maintain an independent life at home. By working with SmithLife Homecare, you can ensure that your loved one receives the support they need to maintain their independence while remaining at home.

We offer a wide range of services, including assistance with personal care, mobility, medication reminders, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and transportation. Our aides also provide companionship and emotional support, which can be particularly important for seniors who may feel isolated or lonely. Let our dedicated aides ensure your loved ones receive the emotional support and companionship they need to thrive as they age in place.

Our specialists work as part of a care team to help your loved one maintain their sense of autonomy and control over their life, instead of being forced to move into a nursing home or assisted living facility. Let us help your loved one continue living in the familiar surroundings of their own home, with the added support of a caring and compassionate caregiver.

Our Expertise

Our partnership with Charles E. Smith Life Communities means we also have vast access to resources throughout our community, as well as expertise in geriatrics.

We Believe

Expectations are meant to be exceeded.

For nearly two decades, SmithLife Homecare has been like family for our clients in and around the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Our caregivers aren’t simply providing services—they are making connections.

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Our Affiliations in Care

Respite for Approved Senior Care Providers

National Counsel of Certified Dementia Practitioners Logo

The Logo for Charles E Smith Life Communities

Sage Care Platinum Logo


Washington Jewish Week Best Home Care 2021

The Logo for Age Safe America Senior Home Safety Specialist

Chevy Chase at Home Logo

The Logo for Grass Roots Organization for the Well-being of Seniors

Elder Safe Logo

Dementia Friendly America Logo

The logo for Friendship Heights Neighbors Network

The logo for Maryland National Capital Home Care Association

Private Duty Home Care Association Logo

Cleveland and Woodley Park Logo


The logo for Age Friendly DC

Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce Logo

The logo for Better Business Bureau

The logo for Care Academy

District of Columbia Health Care Association logo

AARP Employer Pledge Logo

Positive Aging Community Champions