Welcome to Friends House Retirement Community

Friends House Retirement Community is located in historic Sandy Spring, Maryland, just north of Silver Spring and east of Olney. Our campus consists of Independent Living (private pay Cottages and HUD apartments), Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Care, which includes a specialized dementia and Alzheimer’s Care Unit.

Consider the words of our residents:


Friends House Retirement Community is an independent, non-profit organization under the care of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers.) Friends House is a member of Friends Services for the Aging (FSA, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), and LifeSpan, the Maryland Association for Homes and Services for the Aging. Friends House Retirement Community is known for its natural setting and its clean and well-maintained buildings. But most of all Friends House is known for providing high quality of care and a modest style of living.