Assisted Living in Herndon

27 Communities

The Crossings at Chantilly

2980 Centreville Road, Herndon, VA
$$$$
0 reviews
The Crossings at Chantilly is a premier senior living community consisting of 100 Independent Living apartments, 36 Assisted Living apartments and a secured neighborhood of 24 Memory Support apartments located in beautiful Northern Virginia. We are conveniently located near shopping malls, cultural venues, places of worship with easy access to Washington DC. At The Crossings at Chantilly, our goal is to meet each resident's individual needs. We want residents to enjoy as mu... (read more)
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Great Falls Assisted Living

1121 Reston Avenue, Herndon, VA
$$$$
8 reviews
Great Falls Assisted Living is located in Herndon, Virginia, just a 30-minute drive from Washington, D.C. In addition to standard assisted living services, the facility offers a memory care program, which residents' family praise for the quality of its dedicated, well-trained staff. The staff, in general, receive top marks for their caring and attentive service to residents' needs. Visitors and family members alike appreciate the beautifully landscaped grounds, which include ... (read more)
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Kendrick Court at McNair Farms

13430 Coppermine Road, Herndon, VA
$$$$
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Sunrise at Reston Town Center

1778 Fountain Drive, Reston, VA
$$$$
19 reviews
Peter M B: "My family needed to find a facility for our brother on very short notice. We met with Kevin, Janet and Nate. They could not have been more accommodating. They explained everything we needed to know clearly and accurately and followed up on and did everything they said they would do. My brother was in his room, which was bright and spotless, two days later. Things could not have gone more smoothly. The aids and nursing assistants were extremely pleasant and attentive in ... (read more)
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Sunrise of Fair Oaks VA

3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA
$$$$
14 reviews
Sunrise of Fair Oaks is located in Fairfax, Virginia, and offers assisted living options and memory care for seniors. Residents and visitors give high marks to this senior living community for a beautiful, spacious, and clean facility. They like the friendly staff members as well as the delicious food, which is prepared on site. A patio area is available for residents to relax or visit with family and friends. Residents are kept active and socially engaged with many activitie... (read more)
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Sunrise at Countryside

45800 Jona Drive, Sterling, VA
$$$$
14 reviews
Sunrise at Countryside offers assisted living services for seniors in Sterling, Virginia. This facility is praised by visitors and family members as comfortable and lovely with a staff that is kind and personable and food that is healthy and delicious. They also appreciate the many activities offered to residents such as movies, exercise classes and popcorn in the afternoons while they socialize. Board games, group trips and clubs of interest are available for socializing, as... (read more)
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Sunrise of Hunter Mill

2863 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA
$$$$
14 reviews
Sunrise of Hunter Mill is located in Oakton, Virginia, just minutes from Oakton Community Park and Oakton Shopping Center. Family members commend the clean, tidy Victorian-style building. Residents can relax in the flower-filled grounds or take part in craft-making projects, exercise classes and wine and cheese socials. Visitors compliment the spacious apartments and the fine food, which can be ordered for room service or served in the community dining room. The facility also... (read more)
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Tysons Woods Assisted Living

2248 Central Ave, Vienna, VA
$$$$
4 reviews
Tysons Woods Assisted Living is near Interstate 66, Electric Avenue and Briarcliff Avenue in Vienna, Virginia. Visitors say the helpful staff is accommodating and the facility's grounds are beautiful. Gourmet meals are made from scratch daily, and according to residents, the quality is excellent and the dining area is homey. Snacks are available throughout the day, and community members can enjoy walking around the fenced-in outdoor areas, relaxing by the garden or socializin... (read more)
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Sunrise of McLean

8315 Turning Leaf Lane, Mclean, VA
$$$$
7 reviews
Nestled in a neighborhood 15 minutes from Washington D.C., Sunrise of McLean is in McLean, Virginia, close to Tysons Galleria Shopping Mall and the Virginia Hospital Center. Residents' family members describe the facility as clean and beautiful with delicious food, spacious rooms and a diligent, caring staff. Visitors give high marks for its homey environment and the many activities offered, including bingo, board games, social hours, clubs, group outings and a dance instruct... (read more)
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Serenity Gardens Assisted Living II

9710 Falls Rd, Potomac, MD
$$$$
2 reviews
Mitchyboo: "Home away from home setting. Beautiful,refreshing,clean. Friendly staff. Extremely knowledgeable and outgoing owner who is a nurse. Was curious about the name initially but once I did the tour I liked the facility. Great cooks, well situated on 2 acres of land. Patient oriented, variety of activities. "
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At A Glance

There are 27 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Herndon is $5,295 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Herndon

Herndon, Virginia, is steeped in history and was part of the original parcel of land granted to Thomas Culpeper from King Charles II in 1688. Located just 22 miles from Washington D.C., Seniors can explore the nation's capitol just a short distance away and have their pick from 59 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), three within Herndon, and an additional 56 nearby. ALFs in the state of Virginia are defined as residences that care for four or more seniors and provide 24-hour supervision and support. These facilities offer dignified personal and health care services like medication management and assistance with daily living. The regulations for these facilities are governed by the Virginia Department of Social Services

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Herndon

  • Herndon has a four-season climate. Seniors can get active in the mild summers that have an average high temperature of 87 degrees. Winters are chilly with an average low temperature of 24 degrees, and 22 inches of annual snowfall, so seniors with limited mobility may have difficulties getting around.

  • The Herndon area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Reston Hospital Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Herndon’s crime rates are quite low compared to the U.S. average. Violent crime is rated at 15.3 out of 100 (1 being the safest), compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is rated at 26.3, which is lower than the national average of 38.1. Seniors can feel secure living in this area.

  • Seniors with asthma or a respiratory illness may be adversely affected in Fairfax County. While the Particle Pollution 24-hour score was given a B grade from the American Lung Association, this area was given a poor Ozone rating of F. 

  • Seniors on a budget living in Herndon may have difficulties building a savings due to the cost of living. Herndon’s cost of living is rated at 65.20 percent higher than the national average.

  • The Fairfax County Department of Transportation offers several transportation options for seniors. Those with limited mobility or wheelchairs can take advantage of buses lifts, dial-a-ride services and travel training. Seniors and those with disabilities are eligible for reduced fare. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Herndon

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Virginia

$6,500.00 Vienna
$5,491.00 Reston
$5,471.00 Fairfax
$5,295.00 Herndon
$5,019.00 Potomac
$4,643.00 Sterling
$4,000.00 US

Assisted Living costs in Herndon start around $5,295 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Herndon and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Herndon

Seniors living in Virginia who are seeking help covering assisted living costs may be eligible for Virginia’s Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver. Virginia also offers a non-Medicaid plan, the Auxiliary Grant program for low-income seniors.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Virginia page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Herndon

Herndon and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Herndon

Herndon-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page for more information about these laws.