1. Ashleigh at Lansdowne Assisted Living and Memory Care: Opening Fall 2016

 44124 Woodridge Parkway

Landsdowne, VA  20176


 “Gracious living, Exceptional care….in beautiful Landsdowne on the Potomac.

 What makes this senior living community interesting? 

Ashleigh at Landsdowne helps complete a pleasant setting of 55+ housing options on the banks of the Potomac.  Situated next to Landsdowne Woods of Virginia (formally Leisure World) and the Landsdowne Resort, this stately southern-style assisted living will welcome residents to live in a variety of 115 apartment options. Twenty-two of those units will provide memory care.  Ten apartments will include ground-floor patios and residents will enjoy the raised-bed gardening. Giving back to the community is planned with residents helping local volunteer organizations.

Rounding out the amenities, there will be a physical therapy and rehab services, a theatre, a full service Spa and a Bistro serving beer and wine.  Ashleigh offers move-in specials until June that include paid moving services and 20% off the first month’s rent.

  1. Brightview of Woodburn Assisted Living and Dementia Care: Opening May 9, 2016

 3450 Gallows Rd

Annandale, VA  22003


 “Live Vibrant.”  Opening soon, Brightview’s newest community is located conveniently near the intersection of 495 and Gallows Rd.

 What makes this senior living community interesting? 

Brightview has the ambiance and the amenities to provide an independent lifestyle, but where residents can age-in-place in their own apartment. This 100-unit (70 assisted and 30 memory care) community was inspired by the adjacent Holmes Run Acres neighborhood.  Holmes Run is preserved as a historical landmark and is on both the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register. Brightview Woodburn will be constructed in a mid-century modern architectural style.

Based in Baltimore, MD, and privately-held, Brightview always includes up to 5 hours of care each week in their monthly cost (includes limited medication management). Their award-winning dementia care is called Wellspring Village®.  It focuses on better overall communication including the techniques needed to learn about the person with dementia, the exercises to foster greater empathy, understanding behavior causes, and more.  Opening specials may still be available to make this very attractive community in an attractive location a very attractive value.

  1. The Crossings at Chantilly Independent, Assisted, Memory Care: Opening in mid-2016

 2980 Centreville Rd

Herndon, VA  20171

 Sales office:

13921 Park Center Road, Suite 355

Herndon, VA  20171

 “Carefree retirement living….Is More Affordable Than You Think.”

What makes this senior living community interesting? 

 The Crossings at Chantilly wisely delivers a full-continuum senior housing and care in Chantilly, VA with no large, upfront entrance fees. The 161-unit community will encompass 101 independent living apartments (some with balconies) and nine (9) different floor plans options.  Couples will find The Crossings comfortable with several floor plans over 1,000 square feet. There are 36 assisted living apartments with seven (7) floor plans and 24 memory care apartments with six (6) different floor plans. Amenities include cherry cabinets, granite counters, farm-to-table cuisine, a pub, and washer/dryers in each independent living apartment.

Taking it further, The Crossings’ residents have priority access to the 166-bed in-patient skilled nursing and rehabilitation next door. Although not owned or operated by The Crossings, Dulles Healthcare & Rehabilitation have both agreed to support each other’s services while sharing the same property.  Conveniently located near Rte. 28, shopping, Dulles Airport, and resident’s families, The Crossings at Chantilly apartments are going quickly. This community provides value and a beautiful way to age-in-place.

4. <a href="http://www.thekensingtonfallschurch viagra pas cher paris.com/”>The Kensington Assisted Living and Memory Care: Opening Early 2017

700 W Broad St.  Falls Church, Virginia 22046

Information Center (opening June 1, 2016):

1212 W Broad Street, Store 10

Falls Church, Virginia 22046


‘Comfortable Elegance’ with an eye for the Arts. At The Kensington, we promise to love and care for your family as we do our own.

What makes this senior living community interesting? 

Managing partners take a special interest in residents and their families such as providing family meals at no extra charge.  The Falls Church Arts (FCA), community-based arts and education program is the first confirmed tenant at The Kensington, occupying the ground-floor retail space. There will be multi-generational and multi-cultural arts opportunities through the Studio Arts Classes and Workshops as well as art demonstrations, lectures, and other diverse and creative visual and performing arts events.

The Kensington is a five-story building with 88 units in a convenient walking neighborhood.  Along with assisted living, there will be two memory care neighborhoods: Connections for early stage dementia and The Haven for late stage dementia residents.


  1. Tribute at Heritage Village Assisted Living and Memory Care: Opening Mid 2016

13650 Heathcote Blvd

Gainesville, VA  20155

703 468 1895

“Connected, Active and Purposeful Living…like you’ve never seen before.”

What makes this senior living community interesting? 

Thrive™ Senior Living integrates advanced building design and technology with best-in-class quality of care.  Some of the technology includes Electronic Health Records (EHR), electronic medication management, wristbands allow keyless entry, virtual caregiver sensor technology, and a stimulating computer program called, “It’s Never Too Late Software.”

Tribute includes 81 units with expansive windows and striking décor.  It’s adjacent to 55+ housing development called Heritage Hunt. Conveniently located, Tribute is near the intersection of I-66 and Rte 29, shopping centers, Novant Health Haymarket Medical Center the Conway Robinson Memorial State Forest. Other upcoming Tribute locations will be located in Ashburn and Woodbridge, VA.

  1. Waltonwood  Independent, Assisted, Memory Care: Opening in early 2017

 44141 Russell Branch Pkwy.

Ashburn, VA  20147


 Upscale senior living that redefines retirement living.

What makes this senior living community interesting? 

 Waltonwood will provide a stylish continuum of care starting with independent living.  Situated on 14.5 acres, the 114 apartment homes (some with 14’ ceilings, balconies and patios) and thirteen various floor plans as large as 1,363 square feet will create a cruise ship lifestyle.  There are no substantial buy-ins, and residents can transition to assisted living or memory care when phase two (2) of the community is built later in 2017. Waltonwood’ s location near Rte 7 is extremely convenient for Ashburn families who want to remain close.  With a relatively new shopping mall across the street, Waltonwood’ s neighborhood is also very walkable.

Waltonwood’s EXPAND program is an over-arching philosophy of health, well-being and longevity.  There will be plenty of way to be engaged through educational classes, trips, gardening projects, museum visits, games, entertainment, cultural activities, and much more. Many residents also stay connected to the community by leading clubs or committees, or taking part in the resident council.  Waltonwood residents will enjoy walking trails outside and, a therapy pool, theater, extensive salon and spa center, Café, etc. in a building covering 287,000 square feet.

Heidi L. Garvis, CSA® (Certified Senior Advisor), Aging Life Care™ Consultant
Senior Housing and Care Consultant

Heidi Garvis is one of the owners of Caring Considerations she is also a member of Planning for Senior Life. Heidi can be reached at heidi@caringconsiderations.com.

Originally published on Caring Considerations