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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Alexandria nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options. But a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Alexandria, VA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Alexandria or another care type is right for you. Browse 166 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Alexandria.

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Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

4.3
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

4.0
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise at Mount Vernon

8033 Holland Drive, Alexandria, VA 22306

3.8
(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...

Sunrise of Alexandria

3520 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

3.4
(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...

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Sunrise of Old Town

400 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brandywine Living at Alexandria

5550 Cardinal Place, Alexandria, VA 22304

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

The Providence at Fairfax

9490 Sprague Ave, Fairfax, VA 22301

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

With no large entry fee, The Providence offers Assisted Living, Bridge Program, and Memory Care in the heart of Fairfax, Virginia. The Providence features a warm and nurturing holistic approach to senior living that ensures residents thrive, with a portfolio of amenities and experiences as...

Silverado Alexandria

2807 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located within a mile of Old Town Alexandria just off of King Street, Silverado Alexandria is more than just assisted living. It is a specialized memory care community dedicated to enriching life for the memory impaired.Many families shared the peace of mind they experienced when they finally...

Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

4.8
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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.

Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Rd, Hanover, MD 21076

4.6
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

4.9
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176

4.7
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

4.8
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg

3500 Meekins Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

4.0
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

3.8
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

4.3
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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...

Sunrise at Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886

4.5
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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...

Arbor Terrace Senior Living

9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706

4.1
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

3.9
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

3.8
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Alexandria, Virginia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to at least two seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of complex provides its residents with care by registered nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for people who are unable to care for their needs due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfy living alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely individuals 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types.There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, cosmetic and grooming items, and flowers and plants. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from restraints, get proper medical care, to manage your money, and have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, dietary services, a professionallly directed program of activities, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Many residents of nursing homes are elderswith interpersonal social issues. These can comprise of verbal outbursts, resisting assistance, or an urge to wander. Many residents tend to be single women with smaller social support groups, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major influence in choosing which care option fits best. Monthly, the median rent in Alexandria is $2,296 per month and the median home value in Alexandria is around $537,476. The rent burden for Alexandria is about 19.8% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 61.8% have a college degree, 11.9% have a high-school diploma, and 32.6% have a graduate degree. In Alexandria, 8.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Alexandria, 13.7% do not have health insurance, 7.1% have some form of disability, 10.5% live in poverty, and 78.4% participate in the labor force. Currently, the population of Alexandria consists of 160,035 people. Alexandria has a population density of 4,137 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Alexandria is 4.7% mixed race, 0.2% Native American, 22.1% black, 62.3% white, 4.4% other or not specified, 16.7% Hispanic, 6.2% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Based on gender, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Alexandria is 36 years old.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

The natural beauty of Virginia is ranked 18th in the nation. Overall, Virginia ranks 7th in quality of life and 18th in healthcare compared to other US states. Out of a national average of 100, Virginia has a cost of living index rating of 102, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 108. In total, Virginia has 147 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 8,570,488 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Virginia are Central Health Inc., Inova Loudon Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Virginia is 31.6 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 40.4 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of September at around 6.34 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Virginia is around 3.65 inches. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 74F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. Virginia experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 pine, trailing arbutus, gum, and persimmon. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the snowshoe hare, the mink, the groundhog, or the black bears. The state animal of Virginia is the the bat.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Virginia

Silverado Alexandria, Brandywine Living at Alexandria and Forest Side are the top rated nursing homes near Alexandria, Virginia. See full list of communities.

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