In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Alexandria area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 49 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 18 hours researching assisted living communities in Alexandria
  • Read more than 95 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Alexandria is $5,100, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,800 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Alexandria, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 49 communities in the Alexandria area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Alexandria area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Brandywine Living at Alexandria
127
Private Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Day Services, Respite, Skilled Nursing
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Brandywine Living at Alexandria offers seniors the opportunity to enjoy an elegant lifestyle while retaining access to professional 24-hour care. This multi-award winning facility features all-day dining, with meals prepared by a professional chef in the facility\'s luxurious dining room. Seniors living in this community have access to a range of other amenities, including a pub, movie theater and indoor pool. Nursing staff is on-site 24/7 to provide support to residents whenever it\'s needed.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting relatives note the caring staff and community ambiance. One says, \"The facility is beautiful and the scheduled activities keep the residents on the go and involved. The wellness team offers excellent and caring support and is tuned in to the residents\' needs. The staff is truly the best - making the residents feel safe, engaged and at home.\"
4.73 out of 5 stars
(16) Reviews
5550 Cardinal Pl., Alexandria, VA 22304
Brookdale Arlington
Goodwin House
Hermitage Northern Virginia
Paul Spring
Sunrise at Mount Vernon
Sunrise of Alexandria
Sunrise of Arlington
Sunrise of Springfield
The Fountains at Washington House

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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