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If your loved one needs memory care in Fairfax, A Place for Mom can help. With 44 memory care facilities in Fairfax, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Fairfax incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Fairfax memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Fairfax, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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1717 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
9.5
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18 reviews
9.5
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I would definitely recommend Sunrise. The office staff are caring, helpful, and knowledgeable. They were wonderful with my husband and very attentive and friendly with me. We felt so comfortable there.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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8.0
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6 reviews
8.0
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6 reviews
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We love The Gardens at Fair Oaks. What we love the most about the community is the quality of care given by the staff members, the décor in the community and the food that is prepared for the residents. And...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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1313 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.8
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45 reviews
9.8
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45 reviews
5 star
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I moved to Hunter mill a week ago. The staff are very caring and friendly. The Manager takes care of all my needs. They are very clean. I love the daily exercise and the sing along every Thursday. Every 3pm...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Sunrise at Hunter Mill has been ranked as one of the top communities in 2013 on SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier online ratings and reviews site for senior living communities nationwide. The SeniorAdvisor 2013 Excellence Award recognizes senior living communities who receive consistently high...
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11 Floor plan available
9.8
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107 reviews
9.8
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107 reviews
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Heatherwood is has been a wonderful experience for my father. He's very happy there. He really likes the staff, outings and the activities. The staff is attentive, listens, treats residents with respect and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Heatherwood Community, located in Burke, offers Independent Living and Assisted Living. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for senior adults.
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9.7
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14 reviews
9.7
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Sunrise of Vienna is a new enchanting place. [Name Removed] our sales rep was fantastic. She truly wanted to make the place special for my mother. Jennifer at the memory care unit genuinely cares for every...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
A Vibrant and Engaging CommunitySpecialized design and décor that promotes comfort and safety—consistent with the area’s architectural character.Programs and events calendar that encourages each resident to Live With Purpose™ every day.You’ll enjoy cuisine tailored to your tastes and...
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2121 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.6
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41 reviews
9.6
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41 reviews
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Sunrise provides excellent care for my dad. He has a comfortable space to live in. He has privacy when he needs it and extra help and therapy (PT and OT) available. The staff is kind and friendly. And the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located just minutes from historic downtown Falls Church and only a few miles from the national capital, our setting is convenient for families living throughout Fairfax and Arlington counties and beyond. Sunrise of Falls Church is nestled in the heart of the scenic City of Falls Church, just a...
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55 Floor plans available
9.6
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40 reviews
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Extraordinary effort by the Staff to care for my former Spouse. Dedicated, committed. The atmosphere was redolent of a high level of spiritual commitment, in addition to the mechanics of providing superb...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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9.6
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7 reviews
9.6
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They were easy to deal with. Offered an amazing discount which made it affordable for my father. They have been very accommodating for my father. The staff have been very friendly. I believe my dad is pretty...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
With no large entry fee, The Providence offers Assisted Living and Memory Care in the heart of Fairfax, Virginia. The Providence features a warm and nurturing holistic approach to senior living that ensures residents thrive, with a portfolio of amenities and experiences as vibrant and distinctive...
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9.6
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61 reviews
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I am happy with the facility but most of the residents aren't as lucid as my Mom which makes it difficult for her to have friends there.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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1111 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.5
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44 reviews
9.5
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44 reviews
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The friendliness of the staff gets a 5+. What we like the most about the Sunrise community is being able to see my uncle each week and his contentment and better health. The staff are the most caring and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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11 Floor plan available
9.5
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23 reviews
9.5
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23 reviews
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I think everything's been wonderful and I wouldn't have found it without [name removed] and a Place for Mom. My sister in law is having a hard time adjusting to assisted living, but the staff is working with...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Braddock Glen in Fairfax, Virginia is a warm and friendly low-cost assisted living community where every resident receives personalized assistance, supportive services, and compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, community setting from long-tenured team members. We are...
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1111 Photos available
11 Floor plan available
9.4
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79 reviews
9.4
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79 reviews
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My mom has lived here for years and I’m always blown away by the activities, events and food. We really enjoyed the Valentine’s Day event. They always go all out. I love that I get to join my mom for the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Aarondale Community, located in Springfield, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for...
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9.2
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14 reviews
9.2
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14 reviews
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Arden Courts of Annandale is the best place for my Mom. I would recommend Arden Courts Annandale to anyone looking for a memory care facility for their loved one(s). They meet the residents where they are....
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For 19 years, Arden Courts – ProMedica Memory Care Community in Annandale is located on Braddock Road. We cater to the special needs of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other related forms of dementia such as Lewy Body, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia and Parkinson’s...
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9.1
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29 reviews
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My mom was at Arden Courts for 3 years. Her caregivers were kind, attentive and very understanding of her needs. The community does a very good job of meeting the needs of people who cannot always express...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...
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77 Floor plans available
9.0
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My family’s experience with Sunrise of McLean Village has been exceptional. The facility is great and the staff are caring and passionate about helping take care of the residents. Credit goes to [name...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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8.8
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48 reviews
8.8
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48 reviews
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My parents were here for a respite stay. The minimum amount of time required for a respite stay is one month. The decor is outdated but the accommodations were comfortable. Overall it was a very good...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For over 20 years, Tall Oaks At Reston has provided exceptional assisted living services to residents of the Northern Virginia area. Our staff's longevity and reputation is unsurpassed, bringing peace of mind to both residents and their families. The goal of Tall Oaks At Reston has always been to...
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99 Floor plans available
8.7
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27 reviews
8.7
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27 reviews
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All five stars! Food could be better, but it is not bad. It's a great value for the money. Small, friendly, clean. Well staffed. Nice atmosphere.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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1818 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
8.7
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48 reviews
8.7
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48 reviews
5 star
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The housekeeping staff is excellent. My loved one, a person who insists on things being neat and clean, is very pleased. Cleanliness extends to the entire facility. They move people in only during weekdays,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Our 35 year mission at Sunrise Senior Living has been to champion the quality of life for all seniors. Our approach is simple; resident centered care. This approach helps seniors live the life they want to live by providing options to meet their individual needs and wishes. Sunrise offers a...
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33 Floor plans available
8.7
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14 reviews
8.7
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What has made this such a great experience so far, is our loved one has people around her to make socialization easy. Someone to prepare her food and encourage her to eat. Great things for her well-being
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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66 Photos available
1515 Floor plans available
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8.5
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44 reviews
8.5
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44 reviews
5 star
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Harmony at Chantilly is a very cozy place. Feels like home and very inviting. I really like the layout. Although in general the facility is clean, the memory care section has an odor of urine when you first...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to Harmony at ChantillyIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Herndon, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and...
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8.4
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17 reviews
8.4
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My loved one is currently a resident at Hunters Woods at Trails Edge and the overall experience has been very good so far. It is a lovely brand new facility with friendly and helpful staff. I would recommend...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Hunters Woods at Trails Edge is the perfect retirement community for vibrant living and an active lifestyle. It is a state of the art retirement community nestled in a tranquil wooded setting right next to the convenience of the Turquoise Nature Trail, Reston Town Center, and Reston Community...
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44 Floor plans available
8.2
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12 reviews
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Brandywine Living community itself is vey clean but there could be more house keeping within the apartments - maybe even just twice a week would make a difference. It is a pet friendly community and they...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
An Outstanding LocationLocated next to Cameron Station and just minutes from historic Old Town, Brandywine Living at Alexandria provides a convenient location for seniors to reside close to their children, grandchildren, and friends, while remaining in the community they love.This 116-suite,...
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I'm late in writing this review but I drove by the other day. My mom spent a short fee months here when my dad had a heart attack. It was during covd which was annoying but place is great and very...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
This community, located in Annandale, VA, serves seniors and their families in and around the metropolitan Washington D.C. area. Brightview Woodburn features residential apartments and offers personalized care services for seniors who need help with the activities of daily living.Brightview...
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8.0
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8.0
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I've been very happy with Arbor Terrace Fairfax. The main thing I like is they have two separate wings, one for higher functioning residents and one for lower functioning residents. Since my dad is higher...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Arbor Terrace Fairfax provides the highest quality of geriatric care in the Chantilly, Virginia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored...
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. Although I can say nothing bad about The Kensington 14K per month for any care facility in the US is too much. So I think I am more disappointed in the American care system than anything else. Absolutely...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Cost of memory care in Fairfax, VA

The average cost of senior living in Fairfax is $7,006 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Loudoun Valley Estates, VA with an average of $6,891 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fairfax, VA vs. nearby cities

Fairfax, VA
$7,006/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fairfax, VA vs. the state and national average

Fairfax, VA
$7,006/mo
U.S. national average
$4,891/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fairfax vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$7,006/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Fairfax, VA by room type

Semi-Private
$6,265/mo
Studio
$7,509/mo
1 Bedroom
$8,178/mo
2 Bedroom
$8,135/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Fairfax over time

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What families are saying about memory care in Fairfax

Recent reviews for memory care in Fairfax

Sunrise at Countryside in Sterling, VA

4.3
Everybody is very helpful and attentive to my needs. The staff come and check making sure I am okay. I haven't participated in activities yet since I'm still getting myself acclimated to my new environment. So far i am very happy and satisfied with my new place.

Modena Reserve at Kensington

5.0
I think all 7 categories meet the mark, but they should, since this an upscale facility and more costly than others. The staff is terrific. My wife has difficult Lewy body dementia and the facility does well. I'm happy with it.

Forest Hills of DC in Washington, DC

4.6
My sister has lived at Forest Hills in the Health Care Center for a while. Before the pandemic, they had wonderful activities as well as great nursing care. In the pandemic they have done an incredible job to keep everyone safe, to figure out ways to have safe activities and/or virtual or safe ...
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Fairfax review score based on 231 family reviews

8.5
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This proprietary review score is based on 231 reviews of 38 Fairfax memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Fairfax review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Fairfax review score compared against nearby cities

8.5
Fairfax, VA38 facilities
8.7
George Mason, VA36 facilities
8.5
Long Branch, VA56 facilities

Review subcategories for Fairfax memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 231 reviews of 38 Fairfax memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Fairfax resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Fairfax, VA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.7
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
4.5
Care services
4.4
4.2
Staff
4.6
4.4
Meals & dining
4.3
4.0
Activities
4.2
3.9
Value for cost*
4.3
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Fairfax memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Fairfax memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Fairfax, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Fairfax memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Fairfax that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Fairfax, VANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
76.3%
65%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
73.7%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
84.2%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
47.4%
28.2%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
76.3%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
73.7%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Fairfax memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Fairfax Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Fairfax, VANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
81.6%
73.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
65.8%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
78.9%
70.2%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
26.3%
26.1%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Fairfax memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Fairfax partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Fairfax, VANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
52.6%
27.3%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
68.4%
43.7%
No sugar
No sugar
65.8%
40.9%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
60.5%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
44.7%
15.9%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Fairfax memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Fairfax communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Fairfax, VANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
63.2%
31.3%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
71.1%
39.1%
Room service
Room service
63.2%
36.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
55.3%
22.5%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Fairfax memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Fairfax offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Fairfax, VANational
Activity director
Activity director
68.4%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
63.2%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
42.1%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
78.9%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
71.1%
51%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
81.6%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
57.9%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
63.2%
34.1%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
63.2%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
68.4%
46.7%
Live performances
Live performances
71.1%
47.1%
Dances
Dances
57.9%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
34.2%
21.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
71.1%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community, Falcons Landing and Sunrise of Hunter Mill are the top-rated memory care facilities near Fairfax, Virginia. See full list of communities.

There are 44 memory care facilities near Fairfax, Virginia. See the full list.

The 44 memory care facilities near you in Fairfax, Virginia typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Fairfax, Virginia, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Fairfax, Virginia, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Fairfax, Virginia ranges from $100 to $16500. The average Memory Care cost in Fairfax, Virginia is $7,006. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Fairfax, Virginia typically starts at $100. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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