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Sunrise at Mount Vernon

8033 Holland Drive, Alexandria, VA 22306

(25 reviews)

Studio, 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...

Independence Court of Hyattsville

5821 Queens Chapel Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782

(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Independence Court of Hyattsville is an elegant assisted living home that is available to residents who are looking for a peaceful place to live. This community offers its residents access to the historic city of Hyattsville, MD. Guests of the residents of this community will find that they have...

Poet's Walk of Fredericksburg

3020 Gordon W Shelton Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Poet’s Walk Fredericksburg, is a Spring Hills Memory Care Community with over 20 years of experience. We are located in Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, just 53 miles south of Washington DC. The community is conveniently located to Central Park Shopping Center and near Quantico Marine...

The Fairfax a CCRC

9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Fairfax is a continuing care retirement community conveniently located near Fort Belvoir, VA and is the perfect option for individuals over the age of 55 looking to enjoy and active, fulfilling life with none of worries of home-ownership. Meals, housekeeping and maintenance are included in...

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Brighton Gardens of Tuckerman Lane

5550 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Just a few minutes from Pike and Rose, Rockville Town Square Metro Station,Westfield Montgomery Mall, 495 access and Strathmore Music Center, Brighton Gardens of Tuckerman Lane is both centrally located and beautifully situated. Surrounded by mature tree and garden,and the CO walking path, this...

Harmony at Chantilly

2980 Centerville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Great Falls Assisted Living A Memory Care Community

1121 Reston Ave, Herndon, VA 20170

(21 reviews)


For personalized memory care services, you are in great hands with Great Falls Assisted Living, an Artis Senior Living community. The Artis Way empowers residents with their own individual preferences and passions as we ensure that your care is personalized and adaptive to your loved one’s...

Sunrise of Hunter Mill

2863 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA 22124

(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at Hunter Mill has been ranked as one of the top communities in 2013 on, 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...

Springhouse of Pikesville

8911 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD 21208

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Springhouse of Pikesville is a gracious home and assisted senior living community. With more than 20 years of experience, Springhouse enables residents to enjoy a worry-free lifestyle in an environment that includes personal care, medical support, and engaging activities.Conveniently located in...

Spring Arbor of Severna Park

345 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD 21146

(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Arbor of Severna Park is an assisted living community located in Severna Park, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County and home to about 38,000 people. Severna Park is a beautiful town on the water and close to the D.C. area, as well as Baltimore and Annapolis. Residents can take trips and group...

Regency Park Assisted Living Facility

730 Maryland Rte 3 South, Gambrills, MD 21054

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We would love to welcome you to Regency Park Senior Living Community. Located on Rt. 3 South we are less than two miles from Crofton’s popular shopping and dining area. Our one level home is easy for residents to maneuver when joining friends for meals, going to an activity, or resting by the...

Sunrise of Alexandria

3520 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

(24 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...

HarborChase of Prince William Commons (NOW OPEN)

14080 Central Loop, Woodbridge, VA 22193

(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled in the upscale Prince William Commons neighborhood, one of Woodbridge’s most vibrant and dynamic areas, HarborChase of Prince William Commons Assisted Living and Memory Care community is a place where you can take a deep breath and relax in an atmosphere of refined elegance and unmatched...

HeartHomes at Bay Ridge

3023 Arundel On the Bay Road # A, Annapolis, MD 21403

(23 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

We pride ourselves on personalized, professional care that comforts each of our residents as family members in his or her home. Each resident is cared for based on his or her needs and the personal desires he or she requests. We offer options and choices to suit your individual needs and are...

Sunrise of Falls Church

330 North Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

(22 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

More than a great place to live, The Residences at Thomas Circle is a neighborhood within a neighborhood – where seniors can live life their way.LIFE AT ITS FINEST In the heart of downtown DC, just blocks from the White House and a short walk to museums and monuments, you will find seniors...

Sunrise At Reston Town Center

1778 Fountain Drive, Reston, VA 20190

(21 reviews)

Studio, 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...

Grand Oaks

5901 MacArthur Boulevard Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Grand Oaks is located on the campus of Sibley Memorial Hospital. It is close to Georgetown, Bethesda and just minutes from the Potomac River and the Virginia Suburbs. Our residents feel inspired in their spacious, light filled apartments, dine in elegance with delicious meals and remain active...


4475 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 60 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...

Harmony Hall

6336 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Harmony Hall has been a landmark in Howard County for over a quarter of a century. With a focus on quality care, socialization, and independence, our philosophy encourages our residents to age in place. Our visionary, diverse campus offers access to 24/7 nursing and caregiving support, on-site...

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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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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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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