56 Home Care Services for Seniors Serving Fairfax Station, VA
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Home Care for Seniors in Fairfax Station
Fairfax Station is a residential community bordered by the dense woods of Northern Virginia on one side, and the urban bustle of Alexandria on the other. Fairfax Station was originally a rail stop on the road to Manassas, where seniors still visit the historic Civil War battlefield. A short day trip in the area on the Washington Area Metro, which offers peak discounts for seniors with Medicare cards and government IDs, connects seniors to the national capital and Arlington National Cemetery. Over 18% of Fairfax Station's 12,000 residents are seniors aged 65 and over, though the town's median age is nearly a decade higher than the rest of the state, 47 versus 38 years, due to the region's senior federal workers and retired veterans.
Seniors in Fairfax Station pay an average of $4,004 a month, for homemaker services, which comes out to $20.75 an hour, according to the 2018 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. Home health aides cost an average of $4,242 a month, or $20.95 an hour. National rates are close to the prices seniors pay in Fairfax Station. The national average for homemaker services is $4,004 a month, while home health aides average $4,195 a month. These rates are equivalent to $20.75 and $22 an hour, respectively.
Note: Home care cost data wasn’t available for Fairfax Station, so data for the closest city, Baltimore, MD, was used.
At Caring.com, we've compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Fairfax Station area - complete with community descriptions, amenities, health services provided, and reviews from families who've actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we've compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.
Seniors in Fairfax Station have access to a host of programs and services that enable independence and aging in place, while maintaining the highest possible quality of life. Below, we've compiled a few of the most helpful resources:
Homeless Prevention Program (HPP)
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
The Commonwealth of Virginia's Homeless Prevention Program (HPP) helps seniors in Fairfax Station avoid housing insecurity by offering free counseling and professional advice for senior homeowners. The program also offers emergency rent or mortgage assistance, moving costs and deposit assistance for seniors with qualifying income and asset limits. Funds are issued from the state to Fairfax County directly, and seniors can apply through county offices by phone or online.
Assisted Community Residential Services (ACRS)
8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Seniors who would prefer to remain in their own homes in Fairfax Station can get caregiver support through Fairfax County's Assisted Community Residential Services (ACRS) program. Seniors enrolled in the ACRS program can get no-cost caregiver assistance and referrals for professional medical and mental health evaluations prior to admission to residential care. Caregiver services include respite care and community support groups, as well as adult daycare for some seniors.
Department of Family Services Community Support Unit
801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
The Virginia Department of Family Services Community Support Unit (CSU) helps Fairfax Station seniors stay comfortably at home with the help they need by paying many of the costs associated with home care. Covered services include companion and homemaker support, adult foster care and adult day care and nutritional support with home-delivered meals.
VirginiaSAVES Green Community Program
VIRGINIASAVES, 411 E. Franklin #203
Richmond, VA, 23219
Seniors in Fairfax Station who need help upgrading their homes or weatherizing a house they live in may be eligible for reimbursement and other incentives through the VirginiaSAVES program. VirginiaSAVES pays rebates to help manage the cost seniors in Fairfax Station face when installing new HVAC controls or insulation, repairing a roof or installing solar panels. The program also pays some of the costs of converting to alternative energy sources. Work is done by local contractors. Income and asset limits apply for seniors joining the program.
Fairfax Taxi Voucher Program
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Fairfax Station seniors qualify for discount travel on three local transportation services, Taxi Assist, Dial-a-Ride and Seniors-on-the-Go! These carriers offer half-fare and ADA-compliant transportation to enrolled seniors, as well as free ride-alongs for a single caregiver.