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Commonwealth Senior Living at Stafford

30 Kings Crest Drive, Stafford, VA 22554

(36 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at StaffordSenior Living in Stafford, VAAt Commonwealth Senior Living at Stafford, “We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.” These arethe words that inspire us to provide the highest quality of service to you and your family.Located in Stafford, VA, we’re tucked away in...

Tribute at The Glen

4151 Old Bridge Rd, Woodbridge, VA 22192

(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Tribute at The Glen, our Active Senior Living program is a beautiful compliment to a life lived with joy, learning and comfort. Each day starts differently for everyone, so maybe you begin the morning catching up on Facebook over a hot mocha in the Bistro or starting your day off with a group...

Morningside House of Ellicott City

5330 Dorsey Hall Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042

(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House is a leading Assisted Living & Alzheimer's care provider proudly serving seniors and their families in our Baltimore/Washington area residences. Our communities offer the perfect mix of personal care and hospitality tailored to meet the individual needs of our residents. Our...

Sunrise of Columbia

6500 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD 21044

(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Morningside House of St Charles

70 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Morningside House of Saint Charles, located in Waldorf, Maryland welcomes you. Our premier apartment-style accommodations allow every resident to be in control of their lives, even while we offer a variety of care services designed to meet every need. We believe that a sense of independence...

Sunrise of Rockville

8 Baltimore Road, Rockville, MD 20850

(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located just two minutes off of I-270 and 10 minutes from the 495 Capital Beltway, Sunrise of Rockville is nestled in a convenient location within Montgomery County near the Rockville Metro and the Historic Area of Rockville. Our Assisting Living specializes in personalizing our services to meet...

Pacifica Senior Living Sterling

46555 Harry Byrd Hwy, Sterling, VA 20164

(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Sterling is an exceptional assisted living community in Sterling, Virginia. Sterling offers residents the perfect blend of quiet suburban living with easy access to Washington, D.C., Herndon and Ashburn. Sterling is home to several large business corporate offices,...

Tribute at Black Hill

312 baltusrol Dr., Germantown, MD 20874

(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Tribute Black Hill, our Active Senior Living program is a beautiful compliment to a life lived with joy, learning and comfort. Maybe you want to partake in the arts, and with the Black Rock Arts Center close by keeping in touch with your artistic personality is easy. Maybe you would enjoy wine...

Atria Manresa

85 Manresa Road, Annapolis, MD 21409

(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Atria Manresa is a friendly, welcoming community where you'll take advantage of a diverse social calendar that builds new interests and maintains old ones. Visit with family and friends in one of the many luxurious rooms of this restored mansion. Or, take a stroll along the banks of the Severn...

Tribute at One Loudoun

20335 Savin Hill Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Come To Live Here. We’ve taken the blueprint for traditional senior living and put it right where it belongs—the trash can. It wasn’t hard. Traditional senior living communities stink.With Tribute at One Loudoun, we redefined everything – starting with the terms. We don’t call older adults...

Tall Oaks Assisted Living

12052 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190

(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Springfield

6541 Franconia Road, Springfield, VA 22150

(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Charleston Senior Community (AZ)

45 St. Patrick's Dr, Waldorf, MD 20603

(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at Bluemont Park

5900 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22205

(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Spring Arbor of Fredericksburg

5308 River Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cardinal Village

4621 Spotsylvania Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

(21 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Cardinal Village is the only memory-care dedicated assisted living community in Spotsylvania County designed and built exclusively for residents with memory impairments such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Lewy-Body and other related dementias. While other assisted living communities may offer a...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Front Royal

600 Mount View St, Front Royal, VA 22630

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at Front Royal has served its Front Royal neighbors for 15 years. Ideally located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, This community offers both the beauty of the valley and the warmth of a loving family. Locally owned and operated, Commonwealth Senior Living offers...

Potomac Place

2133 Montgomery Ave, Woodbridge, VA 22191

(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Assisted Living Services and Amenities1. Choice studio, one bedroom, two bedroom apartments with patio or balcony.2. All utilities included except for telephone.3. Full kitchens with stove, sink and refrigerator.4. Emergency nurse's call system in three locations in each apartment.5. Individually...

The Jefferson

900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203

(25 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Jefferson, where ownership and a unique approach to active aging are conveniently located at The Gateway to Arlington Virginia, just minutes away from Washington, DC.The Jefferson has skillfully combined independence, luxury,services and amenities with the security of home...

Fox Trail Assisted Living at Manassas

10140 Hastings Drive, Manassas, VA 20110

(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Assisted living is the preferred lifestyle for those seniors who want to remain independent, yet need some assistance from time to time. At Fox Trail Assisted Living we provide the services that allow you to enjoy life with peace of mind and ease of living.Fox Trail Assisted Living is an assisted...

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Cost of memory care in Fairfax, VA

Memory Care costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average memory care cost comparisons
  • $5,216
  • $5,425
  • $5,474
    Fairfax, VA
  • $7,088
    Adelphi, VA
  • $4,536
    Waldorf, VA
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Memory Care in Fairfax, VA

Memory care communities in Fairfax specialize in providing cognitive care services within a safe and secure environment. These communities offer personalized rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs) to seniors who have dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Cost of Memory Care in Fairfax, VA

The median monthly cost of memory care in Fairfax is around $4,410 for the city proper.

Learn More About Fairfax, VA

Cost of Living

Overall, the cost of living in Fairfax, VA is rated much higher than the average cost of living in Northern Virginia. The cost-of-living index is rated 69 points higher than the national average and the grocery index is rated five points higher than the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
169 105 $2,159 20.2% spend over 30% of their income on rent $510,198 $106,870 None

Local Hospitals

The highest-rated hospitals in Fairfax include:

  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus – This 923-bed medical center offers a wide range of services including Northern Virginia’s only level I trauma center and a nationally-ranked transplant center.
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital – This 182-bed acute care community hospital provides 24-hour emergency care, rehabilitation services, heart and vascular services, and medical house calls among other services.
  • Merrifield Center – This community operates 24/7 emergency services, screening and assessment services, outpatient care, and psychiatric services including medication management.

Weather and Climate

According to the Koppen Climate Classification Index, the city of Fairfax has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the city experiences hot and muggy summers and cold, windy winters. Spring and summer tend to be wet and rainy. On average, the humidity level for Fairfax is roughly 70%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at about 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 90°F (July) 61°F (July) 37°F 50°F (December) 24°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
43 (Good) 52 in the month of July (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (May) 22”

Demographics and Values

Like many other major cities on the East Coast, the city of Fairfax tends to lean very liberal. The city has a very educated population and the vast majority of people who live in the city participate in the labor force.

2016 Presidential Election for Fairfax County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
64.4% 28.6% 7.0%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
6,216,589 24,097 1,490 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.71%


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
39 27% 11% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
14% 57% 27%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
17% 4.6% 16.9% 0.2% 0.1% 56.8% 5.2%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
399 15 1


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
4% 71% 7% 8% 5% 8%

Fairfax is considered moderately friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that for the most part members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination. However, this may vary from neighborhood to neighborhood.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The city of Fairfax is a town with many names. Local nicknames include Fairfax City, Downtown Fairfax, Old Town Fairfax, and Fairfax Courthouse. Reflected in the various nicknames is the long and storied history of the city. For instance, the very first battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Fairfax Courthouse, was fought within the city limits.

The city of Fairfax offers many arts and cultural opportunities throughout the year. The Old Town Hall Performance Series showcases small ensemble and solo artists in an intimate setting. Every week the City of Fairfax Commision of the Arts puts on a free film screening at the community center, known as Art Screen. Films selected for screening have included Singing in the Rain, Nosferatu, and Loving Vincent. Every month, students from George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts showcase their talent at an exhibition held at the Old Town Hall. The commission also holds an annual free performance of the Virginia Opera at the Sherwood Community Center.

For those interested in history, Fairfax boasts a number of museums and libraries. The NRA National Firearm Museum is one of the largest private collections of firearms in the country with over 2,500 firearms on display. These include a rifle that was brought over on the Mayflower, a shotgun owned by Napoleon Bonaparte, and a rifle owned by the famed abolitionist John Brown. The Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center was originally built in 1873 and contains numerous documents and artifacts tracing back to the founding of the city.


Public transportation is provided by Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) which operates 91 daily bus routes through the Fairfax Connector program.

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