History

Decades of service

What began in 1926 on 130 acres in Gaithersburg, Md., as a home for the indigent aged has grown into the 18th largest system of not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the nation.

In 1994, the Board of Directors of Asbury Methodist Village established Asbury Communities, Inc., and the Asbury Foundation, Inc., to extend its services for older adults beyond the community’s walls. In 1996, Asbury Solomons, the second community in the Asbury system, opened for business. Asbury grew again with the addition of Bethany Village in 1999, Springhill in 2001, Inverness Village in 2003, Calvert County Nursing Center in 2015, and most recently, Asbury Place in 2016.

Where it all started in 1926
Where it all started in 1926

Today, the Asbury system serves more than 3,800 people and employs nearly 2,700. Our Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer independent living, assisted living, skilled care and memory support to older adults in three states. We continue to evolve and grow our services to residents and their families, creating a new subsidiary during 2012 to provide home and community-based services outside of our communities, and recently affiliating with Calvert County Nursing Center in Southern Maryland.

Our ongoing commitment is expanding Asbury’s mission to enrich the lives of those we serve through exceptional living options, leading health care and more comprehensive support services.
 

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