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Sunrise of Old Town

400 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

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Sunrise of Alexandria

3520 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

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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...

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...

Brandywine Living at Alexandria

5550 Cardinal Place, Alexandria, VA 22304

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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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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...

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...

Sunrise at Mount Vernon

8033 Holland Drive, Alexandria, VA 22306

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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...

Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

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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...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

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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...

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...

Manchester Lakes

7131 Silver Lake Boulevard, Alexandria, VA 22315

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From meeting friends to participating in wellness activities, residents at Manchester Lakes Senior Apartment Community enjoy a host of features and amenities designed with their independence in mind. Controlled access, an emergency response system, transportation via Fastran and elevator service...

Sunrise at Bluemont Park

5900 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22205

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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...

Sunrise of Springfield

6541 Franconia Road, Springfield, VA 22150

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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...

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...

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...

Sunrise of Arlington

2000 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207

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Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

Sunrise of Falls Church

330 North Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

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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...

Grand Oaks

5901 MacArthur Boulevard Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

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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...

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...

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...

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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 20 independent living facilities near Alexandria, Virginia. See the full list.

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