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About 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.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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.

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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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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282 Assisted Living Facilities near Falls Church, VA

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Falls Church, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Falls Church or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Falls Church.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Falls Church for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 282 assisted living facilities in the Falls Church area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Idylwood, Pimmit Hills and Lake Barcroft. You may also consider nearby communities such as Alexandria, Annapolis or Baltimore.

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Review ofHeatherwood Community
5.0

The staff here are very friendly. I know that when someone needs assisted living I will most definitely reccommend Heatherwood to them. Great care, food and activities. Love that they have a spa and salon.

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5.0

Nice community, was too expensive for us.

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I recently visited The Wellington and it’s a beautiful community and feels like a very nice, clean, joyful place to live.

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Review ofHeatherwood Community
5.0

The staff here are very friendly. I know that when someone needs assisted living I will most definitely reccommend Heatherwood to them. Great care, food and activities. Love that they have a spa and salon.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
5.0

Nice community, was too expensive for us.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
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I recently visited The Wellington and it’s a beautiful community and feels like a very nice, clean, joyful place to live.

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Sunrise of Falls Church

330 North Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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...

3.5(22 reviews)
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The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
22
1

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The Wellington at lake Manassas Community, located in Gainesville, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. 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...

4.9(84 reviews)

It’s very good

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Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
1

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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.

4.8(82 reviews)
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Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Rd, Hanover, MD 21076

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Morningside House of Friendship is located in beautiful Hanover, Maryland, and is considered the 'top-referred' assistant living facility in the area. We are known for our ability to provide effective and compassionate care for seniors of all care levels. Staff members possess unique skills and...

4.6(83 reviews)

We had a great tour with Morningside House. The facility was very nice but it was just not what we were looking for.

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Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

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$X,XXX+ monthly
12

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

At Spring Hills Mount Vernon, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

4.3(90 reviews)
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Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176

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$X,XXX+ monthly
27
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community, located in Leesburg, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. 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...

4.7(62 reviews)

The apartments and the building itself are bright, airy, and impeccably clean. The variety of activities, as well as on...

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Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
1

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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...

4.8(59 reviews)

Wonderful community!

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Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18
3

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Paul Spring Community, located in the Mt. Vernon community of Alexandria, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. 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...

4.7(59 reviews)

Absolutely the best senior community I've visited! Very impressive!

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Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18
16

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Located on almost 8 wooded acres just off Lakeside Boulevard on Atrium Court in Owings Mills, Maryland, you will find Atrium Village; a retirement community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. Designed for those who want companionship and amenities with a hospitality...

3.9(68 reviews)

All the staff here have been extremely friendly and helpful. They are remodeling the facility and where they are going w...

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Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg

3500 Meekins Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
4

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg is a premiere assisted living and memory care community located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Fredericksburg is located an hour south of Washington D.C., offering residents easy access to the world-famous landmarks of our nation's capital. Our residents...

4.0(70 reviews)
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The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Welcome to Alexandria's number-one continuing care RENTAL community! Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living...

4.0(64 reviews)

I thought The Fountains at Washington House was lovely. The sales person was lovely. The facility was lovely. Unfortu...

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Arbor Terrace Senior Living

9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
19

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Arbor Terrace Senior Living is an assisted living community conveniently located on Greenbelt Road. We bring a new level of modern senior living with stress-free warmth, charm and comfort to assisted living and memory care. We are an active, vibrant residence that's complete with unsurpassed...

4.1(58 reviews)

Arbor Terrace seems like a great organization. When we toured there was a music session going on and all of the staff me...

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Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
25
13
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Bedford Court is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with one of the lowest Entrance Fee that is 100% refundable. Located within walking distance of the Leisure World shopping center. Our community offers you a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality...

4.3(53 reviews)
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Morningside House of Laurel

7700 Cherry Ln, Laurel, MD 20707

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$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Morningside House of Laurel is an assisted living community located in Laurel, Maryland in Prince George's County and home to just over 25,000 people. Laurel is a quiet town close to Baltimore and D.C. and residents will be able to take trips to shows, events and concerts. Residents will also be...

3.9(59 reviews)

I really liked what I heard when talking to this facility, but I was not able to afford it.

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Sunrise of Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886

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$X,XXX+ monthly
17
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The moment you walk through our door, you'll feel at home. From our warm, inviting fireplace to our cozy, family-like atmosphere, Sunrise at Montgomery Village is a step above the typical senior residence. For the past fifteen years, our caring and experienced staff has been helping seniors live...

4.5(50 reviews)
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Sunrise of Frederick

990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11
2
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Sunrise of Frederick is an assisted living community in Frederick, Maryland, located just blocks from The Golden Mile (Route 40 west). Sunrise of Frederick is nestled in a suburban, convenient setting. We pride ourselves in our experience in Frederick County with nearly 15 years serving seniors...

4.3(52 reviews)

My mom is very content at Sunrise of Frederick and says it feels like family. The staff are willing to listen to everybo...

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Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

As one of the premier assisted living and memory care communities in the Washington, D.C., area, we are conveniently located in the heart of Arlington, Va., an upscale area consistently ranked among the wealthiest counties in the United States. We’re close to casual and fine dining...

3.9(56 reviews)
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Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

3.8(56 reviews)

If you can afford it, I would suggest you put my loved one here. I have had a good experience for my loved one being he...

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Tranquillity at Fredericktowne

6441 Jefferson Pike, Frederick, MD 21703

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Conveniently located right off of Interstate 70 and Route 15 in Frederick, Tranquility possesses breathtaking views of both the Catoctin and Sugarloaf mountains. The beautifully landscaped grounds include flower and vegetable gardens maintained by our own residents. Our walking path around our...

4.4(47 reviews)

I chose Tranquility at Fredericktowne because after visiting many other facilities, the staff here were very hands on an...

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Lorien Encore

11150 Resort Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15

Provides: Assisted Living

Welcome to Encore at Turf ValleyEncore at Turf Valley offers caring support for those who require day to day assistance. Encore can provide the right amount of support while allowing your loved one to maintain as much independence as possible.Encore offers several assisted living floor plans,...

4.3(46 reviews)
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Cost of assisted living in Falls Church, VA

The average cost of senior living in Falls Church is $5,324 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Arlington, VA with an average of $4,314 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Services for seniors in Falls Church, Virginia

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Transportation

Health care

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In Falls Church, Virginia, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Falls Church, Virginia, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Falls Church, Virginia, is not car dependent. Seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Falls Church include bus routes, subway access, and public paratransit service. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Falls Church has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Falls Church offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Virginia Hospital Center and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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Senior activities

Falls Church, Virginia, is a vibrant historical destination with a friendly small-town atmosphere located in the Washington metropolitan area. History buffs can revel in the city’s storied past with a visit to the Mary Riley Styles Public Library Local History Room or by reading the local blog, Ghosts of D.C. For fun family-friendly activities, spend a morning at the Falls Church Farmers’ Market, snag a treat at the Fairfax County Chocolate Safari, and catch a flick at The State Theatre.

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Falls Church, a suburb west of Washington, D.C., offers everything residents need within city limits, like shopping centers, restaurants, health care facilities, and public transportation. Its proximity to the U.S. capital offers easy access to all of D.C.’s renowned historic sites, but Falls Church also has its own unique attractions, including local parks and cultural festivals.

In Falls Church, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Falls Church, VA

The median monthly cost of assisted living in 2019 was about $6,200 in Falls Church and $4,500 in the state of Virginia.

 

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Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Falls Church are rated 18 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
118 117 133 114 117 123

 

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$156,273 per year $82,310 per year $121,138 per year $69,590 per year $60,012 per year $100,070 per year $1,513 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Falls Church include:

Virginia Hospital Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 360+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Inova Fairfax Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 900+
  • Specialties: emergency department, organ transplant, spine surgery

Sibley Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 250
  • Specialties: emergency department, physical therapy, arthroscopy

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Falls Church’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, meaning the city experiences hot, humid summers and chilly winters. The average humidity level is 64%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 68%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
34°F 44°F 24°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
78°F 89°F 66°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 89

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 45″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
41 12.9% 13,938 6,733 per square mile 2.4

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.2% 9.9% 4.9% 10.7% <0.1% 3.7% 71.7%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Arlington County: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Fairfax County

Democratic Republican Other
65.3% 29.1% 5.6%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Falls Church include:

  • The Falls Church
  • Cherry Hill Farmhouse

Outdoor attractions in Falls Church:

  • Mr. Brown’s Park
  • Cherry Hill Park

Falls Church’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • The State Theater
  • ArtSpace Falls Church
  • Tinner Hill Music Fest
  • Falls Church Festival
  • Eden Center
  • Falls Plaza

 

Transportation

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority operates subway and bus services throughout the surrounding area, providing public transportation to Falls Church residents. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Falls Church.

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The Sylvestery, Goodwin House Alexandria and Leewood Healthcare Center are the top rated assisted living facilities near Falls Church, Virginia. See full list of communities.

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