26 Memory Care Facilities in Fairfax County, VA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Fairfax County, VA

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Caring Star 2017

Spring Hills Mount Vernon

Provides: Memory Care
3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309
"My father has moved into Spring Hills Mount Vernon. It's an excellent place. The staff is very nice and personable. It's well kept, clean, and organized. He's comfortable there. They got him..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Springfield

Provides: Memory Care
6541 Franconia Road, Springfield, VA 22150
"I went to Sunrise of Springfield. The people were nice. I really like that place. It stuck with me because the staff calls every now and then, and that's good too. It's important that they follow..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise at Reston Town Center

Provides: Memory Care
1778 Fountain Drive, Reston, VA 20190
"Sunrise at Reston Town Center looked a little old and tired, but it's a nice building, and it's in a good location. The people were nice and helpful. Even if I didn't choose them they were willing..." More

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The Fairfax

Provides: Memory Care
9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More

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Sunrise of Fair Oaks VA

Provides: Memory Care
3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033
"SAD! I recently visited a relative at Sunrise of Fair Oaks in the Memory Unit and I was sicken by the way they treat the elderly-without a voice. Shoving food in their mouths, wiping their faces so..." More

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Harmony at Chantilly

Provides: Memory Care
2980 Centreville Road, Herndon, VA 20171
"Harmony 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..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Hunter Mill

Provides: Memory Care
2863 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA 22124
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Tysons Woods Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
2248 Central Ave, Vienna, VA 22182
"With exceptional ALL INCLUSIVE pricing in addition to two lovely close locations to choose from, our spacious and uplifting spaces are ideal for our residents. While our residents are members of..." More

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Almost Home Senior Care

Provides: Memory Care
8945 Little River Trpk., Fairfax, VA 22031
"Outstanding owners and excellent staff members. They can customize the services for your love one and they care." More
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Tall Oaks Assisted Living LC

Provides: Memory Care
12052 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190
"Tall Oaks is a family-owned and operated Assisted Living Community providing services to seniors in Fairfax County and Northern Virginia for over 30 years. As a pillar of the community in Reston..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Sunrise at Mount Vernon

Provides: Memory Care
8033 Holland Road, Alexandria, VA 22306
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More

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Harmony at Spring Hill

Provides: Memory Care
8350 Mountain Larkspur Drive, Lorton, VA 22079
"Harmony at Spring Hill was brand new and more like a resort. Everything was perfect and clean, and the building was brand new. I just didn't click too much with the people. I found them a little..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of McLean

Provides: Memory Care
8315 Turning Leaf Lane, Mclean, VA 22102
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More

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Sunrise at Silas Burke House

Provides: Memory Care
9619 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More

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Greenbrier Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
8204 Madrillon Estates Dr, Vienna, VA 22182
"Greenbrier Assisted Living is a large colonial-style boutique and upscale facility located in the neighborhood of Tysons Corner and within walking distance to the Tysons Corner Mall. This secured..." More

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Paragon Assisted Living Potomac House...

Provides: Memory Care
3236 Locker Street, Falls Church, VA 22042
"Paragon Assisted Living’s Potomac House Communities welcome residents into warm home settings, care for them with respect and devotion, and ensure their days are filled with hope, purpose and..." More

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Hunters Woods at Trails Edge

Provides: Memory Care
2222 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191
"If I could give Hunters Woods at Trails Edge zero stars I would. A close family friend was moved in during the height of the pandemic. Hunters Woods was being entrusted with all aspects of this..." More

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The Sylvestery of Vinson Hall Retirem...

Provides: Memory Care
1728 Kirby Road, Mclean, VA 22101
"Our secure building features an award-winning layout, where residents move about freely through a continuous walkway. The floor-to-ceiling windows draw in natural light. Numerous courtyards invite..." More

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Sunrise of Fairfax - Opening October ...

Provides: Memory Care
9207 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031
"Located in the beautiful residential area of Fairfax County, just 30 minutes from Washington, DC, Sunrise of Fairfax provides the very best in personalized care and services to seniors—including..." More
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Arbor Terrace Fairfax

Provides: Memory Care
3925 Downs Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151
"Arbor Terrace Fairfax is the ideal choice for seniors living with Alzheimer's Disease and other types of dementia. Our Engaged Living program offers a selection of apartment styles within two..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Arden Courts of Annandale

Provides: Memory Care
7104 Braddock Rd, Annandale, VA 22003
"I moved my father to Arden Courts from another national AL chain recognizing that white table cloths do not equate to quality care! I only regret that I did not do it sooner! The kindness, care..." More

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Arden Courts of Fair Oaks

Provides: Memory Care
12469 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA...
"My dad has moved into Arden Courts of Fair Oaks. This place only does memory care. They're fantastic. He progressed very quickly. We had decided on this place, but the staff was able to move him in..." More

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Brightview Great Falls

Provides: Memory Care
10200 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls, VA 22066
"The design-build community features residential apartments and personalized assistance and care services for seniors who need help with the activities of daily living. Staffing includes a nurse..." More

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Keough Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4308 Lees Corner Road, Chantilly, VA 20151
"Keough Senior Living is a family owned and operated facility that cares for your loved ones as you would. We take pride in ensuring quality professional care for the elderly with that personal..." More

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Brightview Woodburn

Provides: Memory Care
3450 Gallows Rd., Annandale, VA 22003
"Brightview Woodburn was very nice. I saw the memory care folks all eating together, and they had a beautiful patio. The staff member was very nice, and they're keeping in touch. They had a lot of..." More

Renaissance of Annandale

Provides: Memory Care
7112 Braddock Rd, Annandale, VA 22003
"I visited the Renaissance of Annandale with Jerome. He's one of the business managers of the facility, and we did a complete walkthrough of the community. It's sort of shaped like a rectangle. He..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Fairfax County

    There are 1.1 million residents living in Fairfax County, Virginia and more than 13 percent of its population is made up of seniors aged 65 and older. Many seniors in the area require specialized care for dementia-related disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects about 150,000 seniors in the state. 

    There are 18 memory care facilities in Fairfax County that provide supportive services and residential care to seniors with dementia. In Virginia, these facilities are officially classified as assisted living facilities and are subject to similar rules and regulations as those that provide basic assisted living services to seniors. The Virginia Department of Social Services is responsible for monitoring all assisted living facilities in the state. 

    • According to the American Lung Association, Fairfax County's air quality has been given a passing grade. However, the area does have high levels of ozone pollution, which can result in adverse health effects for seniors, especially those who have respiratory or cardiovascular health conditions. 
    • The Fairfax County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Inova Fairfax Hospital and Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The cost of living in Fairfax County is more than 70 percent higher than in the average U.S. city. As a result, families can expect the cost of memory care in the area to be higher as well and those on a budget may wish to consider facilities in less expensive parts of the state.  
    • The weather in Fairfax County is reasonably mild throughout the year. In the summertime, the average high temperature is only 85 degrees while in January, the coldest month of the year, the average low is a comfortable 25 degrees. This means that seniors living in memory care facilities the area may have more opportunities to spend supervised time outdoors. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Fairfax County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $9,139.00 District Of Columbia County
    $7,357.00 Prince William County
    $7,319.00 Alexandria City
    $6,594.00 Fairfax County
    $5,981.00 Montgomery County
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,741.00 Arlington County
    $4,517.00 Prince Georges County

    Memory Care costs in Fairfax County start around $6,594 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fairfax County 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 Memory Care in Fairfax County

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

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

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

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

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Fairfax County

    Fairfax County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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.

    To see a list of free memory care resources in Fairfax County, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Fairfax County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fairfax County

    Fairfax County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Virginia page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fairfax County

    • Review of Arden Courts of Fair Oaks

      My dad has moved into Arden Courts of Fair Oaks. This place only does memory care. They're fantastic. He progressed very quickly. We had decided on this place, but the staff was able to move him in... Read more

      Suzanne
    • Review of Spring Hills Mount Vernon

      My mom is at Spring Hills Mount Vernon for memory care. So far, they have been a very caring community. My mother loves it there and we're glad we made the choice. We got one of the larger rooms fo... Read more

      Donna
    • Review of Sunrise of Springfield

      I went to Sunrise of Springfield. The people were nice. I really like that place. It stuck with me because the staff calls every now and then, and that's good too. It's important that they follow u... Read more

      Barbara
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