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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Independent Living communities in Alexandria and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Alexandria, Virginia

The Elms at Clarksburg Village - Encore

12200 Elms Forest Ct, Clarksburg, MD 20871

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Lorien Mt. Airy

713 Midway Ave, Mount Airy, MD 21771

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Lorien Mt. Airy is conveniently located near the junction of Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery and Howard Counties. We are uniquely positioned to serve area residents who want to live in a compassionate community that encourages self-direction and independence while providing assistance when...

Aspenwood Senior Living Community

14400 Homecrest Road, Aspen Hill, MD 20906

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Welcome to Aspenwood Senior Living Community, a Five Star Senior Living community! Well-established in Montgomery County since 1989, this neighborhood setting is convenient to shopping and medical services. Our Independent and Assisted Living apartments are not part of a high rise, further...

Sunrise at Countryside

45800 Jona Drive, Sterling, VA 20165

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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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Ingleside at King Farm

701 King Farm Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850

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Ingleside at King Farm is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning intergenerational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the nation's capitol. Inside our walls, you will find a stress free lifestyle with a variety of...

Ring House

1801 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD 20852

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Shangri-La

4475 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 45 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...

The Virginian

9229 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031

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The Virginian is full service retirement community located on 32 secluded and wooded acres in the heart of Fairfax, VA. and is managed by Life Care Services. A long driveway right off of Arlington Blvd. leads you away from the hustle and bustle of crowded Northern Virginia life to the five-floor...

Highlandtown Plaza

155 Grundy St., Baltimore, MD 21224

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Highlandtown Plaza are senior apartments, located in Baltimore, MD in what many typically refer to as Baltimore County, is the premier place for the 55 and over community member who now wants to relax and enjoy the softer side. With the convenience of a bus line, our community members often enjoy...

Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy Chase

8100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Five Star Senior Living, founded in 2001, is a trusted name in senior care with over 200 facilities and communities in 33 states. The standards that we have set inspire us to exceed what is expected — becoming a valued member of our community, striving to surpass every standard, and keeping...

The Fairmont

9852 Fairmont Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109

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The Fairmont provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated within a quiet, residential neighborhood of historic Manassas, you'll love the beauty of our grounds and buildings while enjoying the convenience of being close to the nation's capital. Shopping,...

Arbor Terrace of Herndon

1100 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA 20170

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Arbor Terrace of Herndon provides the highest quality of independent living in the Herndon, Virginia area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace of Herndon, both residents and their families enjoy...

Maplewood Park Place, a CCRC

9707 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

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VIRTUAL TOURS AVAILABLE!Maplewood Park PlaceSenior Living - RedefinedVoted Best Senior Living Community by the readers of Bethesda Magazine for ELEVEN years in a row, 2010 through 2020.Live your current lifestyle at Maplewood Park Place! Opened in 1996 in Bethesda, Maryland, Maplewood is a...

Wingler House

20900 - 20903 Runnymeade Terrace, Ashburn, VA 20147

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Wingler House is a senior housing community located in Ashburn, Loudoun County, VA. A small city that is situated just 30 miles northwest of the nation's capital, Ashburn is known for its beautiful parks and recreational opportunities. Avid golfers will enjoy the Brambleton Golf Course, which is...

Ingleside at Rock Creek

3050 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015

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With more than a century ofservice and sophistication, Ingleside at Rock Creek is the preferred address for Washington, D.C. retirement.There’s no setting quite like ours: 14 acres of wooded paths and flourishing gardens, bordering Rock Creek Park. In an elite Northwest Washington, D.C....

The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community NOW OPEN

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

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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...

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge

2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191

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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...

Hessler Heights (Opening Early 2021)

19540 Sandridge Way, Leesburg, VA 20176

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Hessler Heights features an active senior living lifestyle, with a full list of amenities and services so you can enjoy your retirement and spend more time with new friends and family. Our independent lifestyle includes a live-in management team that is available 24/7. Each private apartment also...

The Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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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...

Westminster House Senior Apts

524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Westminster House Apartments is an affordable senior living community in Baltimore’s beautiful Historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, 18-story apartment building with 283 total apartments. Our Community has: ...

Harmony at Chantilly

2980 Centerville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171

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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...

Herndon Harbor House

873 Grace Street, Herndon, VA 20170

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At Herndon Harbor House, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...

Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

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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...

Quarry Station Senior Apartments

8750 Quarry Road, Manassas, VA 20110

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The master suite Quarry Station Senior Apartments is an architectural gem in Manassas, Prince William County, VA. The high-end 55+ property is funded by the non-profit Wesley housing. Each of the 1-2 bedroom units offers plenty of comfortable accommodation surrounded by the picturesque Prince...

Charter House

1316 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, Charter House offers the perfect home for persons 55 years of age and older. Now under new management, Charter House is a vibrant community with unparalleled amenities, plus great new improvements coming soon. Our spacious apartment homes offer a...

Atria Sterling

46555 Harry Byrd Hwy, Sterling, VA 20164

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Atria 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, Washington Dulles...

Sommerset Retirement Community

22355 Providence Village Dr, Sterling, VA 20164

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Sommerset is a rental retirement community for, independent senior adults. Our residents enjoy the independence they are accustomed to along with the security of knowing our community is staffed 24-hours a day. Choose from our spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments each with their own balcony or...

Kensington Park Senior Living

3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895

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At Kensington Park Retirement Community, our services and setting are as unique as the residents we serve. Whether you are seeking Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Alzheimer's/ Memory Care, Kensington Park is designed to provide an encouraging and comprehensive continuum of services. ...

Paramount Senior Living at Manassas

8341 Barrett Dr, Manassas, VA 20109

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Paramount Senior Living at Manassas is a premiere assisted living community in Manassas, Virginia. Our campus, which is set on six acres, is just a short drive from Washington D.C. and near downtown Manassas, a local shopping mall and an abundance of restaurants. Manassas is a quiet and peaceful...

Seabury at Friendship Terrace

4201 Butterworth Pl NW, Washington, DC 20016

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Thank you for your interest in Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community!Friendship Terrace is a community of 180 beautiful, totally renovated apartments dedicated to serving seniors. At Friendship Terrace we bring more than forty years of experience to meeting the unique needs of...

Sunrise at Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Montgomery Village, MD 20886

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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...

Southwinds 2

4210 Southwinds Pl, White Plains, MD 20695

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Southwinds 2 is a luxurious and classy senior apartment community located in White Plains, Charles County, MD. Apart from being a senior apartment, Southwinds 2 also operates as an independent living community that provides care services for its residents. It is a gated community for seniors aged...

Waltonwood Ashburn

44141 Russell Branch Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147

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The Jefferson

900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203

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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...

The Gardens of Annapolis

931 Edgewood Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

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As the GOLD recipient of the Active Adult Community Award from Maryland Multi-Housing Association, Gardens of Annapolis is the premier senior living community in Annapolis, MD. Just moments from Annapolis Mall and the Annapolis Town Center, you can enjoy and appreciate all the comforts of...

Wilshire Estates (Now Open)

13716 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904

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We believe that Wilshire Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Wilshire Estates, our management teams...

Sunrise of Severna Park

43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146

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Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized...

Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

6200 Oregon Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015

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The Army Distaff Foundation owns and operates the Knollwood, an independent living community in Washington, D.C., in the County of Washington. Located on 16 green acres overlooking Rock Creek Park, the Knollwood provides secure, affordable studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments to...

HeartLands Senior Living at Ellicott City

3004 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Welcome to HeartLands, a Five Star Senior Living community and Howard County's premier rental retirement community. We are the only community in the county that offers cottages and apartments. Located on 48 picturesque acres near historic Ellicott City, we are close to antique and specialty...

Adnell Estates

9301 Myrtle Ave, Bowie, MD 20720

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Harmony at Falls Run

60 Brimley Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22406

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Welcome to Harmony at Falls RunIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Fredericksburg, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

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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...

BCI Fairspring Apartment

1121 St Agnes Lane, Baltimore, MD 21207

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Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

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Bedford Court is a vibrant, independent full-service community 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 and service. The community is ideal for seniors who...

Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

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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.

Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

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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...

Gum Springs Glen

7837 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306

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Gum Springs Glen, located in the historic Gum Springs area of Fairfax County, offers an exciting concept in affordable retirement living to seniors with moderate incomes. Designed for the active lifestyles of residents, each building features attractively appointed and spacious common areas for...

The Fairfax a CCRC

9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

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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...

Westminster at Lake Ridge a CCRC

12191 Clipper Drive, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

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Westminster at Lake Ridge is an assisted living community located in Lake Ridge, VA. Lake Ridge is located in Prince William County and is home to 41,000 people. Lake Ridge is a small city with shops and stores, where residents can enjoy getting out for exercise, going to pay bills, going out to...

Hillside Senior Living

200 Skidmore Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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Hillside Senior Living Apartments provides residents 62 and greater an resort-class senior living experience. Situated on a scenic hill surrounded by a park-like setting, this brand new Gaithersburg, Maryland apartment community offers resort-style one and two bedroom apartments.

Alexandria, Virginia

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the choice to continue to live active lives while assuring their care requirements are being met. Occupants can continue to use their free time as they desire while their food is prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and recreational activities are organized and scheduled. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a variety of advantages and costs to keep in mind when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are covered in the plan: laundry, Waiting list deposit, meals, parking, field trips, private phone, transportation, and move-in fee. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include game/TV room, community activities, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, golf course, laundry service, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which destination is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Alexandria is around 19.8% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Alexandria is $2,296 per month and the median price of a home in Alexandria is $537,476.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Alexandria, 13.7% do not have health insurance, 3.5% are widowed, 10.5% live in poverty, and 78.4% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Alexandria is 4.4% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 22.1% black, 16.7% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.7% mixed race, 62.3% white, and 6.2% Asian. Alexandria has a population density of 4,137 people per square mile. The current population of Alexandria consists of 160,035 people. Of the population of Alexandria 61.8% have a college degree, 32.6% have a graduate degree, and 11.9% have a high-school diploma. In Alexandria, 8.7% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Alexandria is 36 years old.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

There are 147 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 8,570,488 Virginia residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Virginia are Central Health Inc., Inova Loudon Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Virginia ranks 18th in the nation. In terms of resources, Virginia has a cost of living index of 102.0, a grocery index rating of 96.1, and a housing index rating of 108.0. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Overall, Virginia ranks 7th in quality of life and 18th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 50% of Virginia residents voted Democrat and 44% voted Republican. In Virginia, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In Virginia, 44% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 10,088 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-30%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Virginia there are 519 masonic lodges. The state of Virginia ranks 12th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Virginia is 31.6 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 40.4 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Virginia is around 74F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 52F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Virginia drops to around 37F. The average high winter temperature is around 55F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. On average, the state receives 3.65 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in September with an average of 6.34 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. While residents of Virginia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Virginia can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Virginia

The state of Virginia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of basswood, pine, gum, and persimmon. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray and red foxes, the snowshoe hare, the black bears, or the mink. The state animal of Virginia is the the bat.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Virginia

There are 50 independent living facilities near Alexandria, Virginia. See the full list.

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