Fairfax, Virginia, is filled with restaurants, shopping, and many other indoor (and outdoor) entertainment options. But it’s also home to top-tier healthcare facilities, higher education opportunities, and beautiful homes. Within the heart of it all sits The Virginian, a newly renovated senior living community that caters to 55+ residents across the full continuum of care.
When we hear the words “senior living,” many of us jump to visions of multistory fully assisted living communities, with push-down dining room meal services and onsite medical care. But while dining rooms and medical conveniences can appear in senior living communities— and offer a great level of convenience in doing so—they’re hardly the summation
Everyone dreams of the day when they are able to spend every minute exactly how they choose. Sometimes when we arrive at retirement, filling all those extra hours — the ones not spent commuting, in a meeting, or behind a desk — in a meaningful way seems more difficult than once imagined. It’s important to
It’s no secret that cybercriminals are constantly evolving their tactics, and unfortunately, many choose to target an older audience. In fact, the National Council on Aging reports seniors lost a collective $3.1B to scammers in 2022. But while staying on top of cyber safety is important for everyone, the older audience likely has access to
Have you toured any of the senior living communities in the Mid-Atlantic region? If not, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. These vibrant campuses truly cater to the unique needs of every resident. There are premier amenities and services that ensure maintenance-free living; a plethora of activities that stimulate your mind and keep your body
There’s a proven correlation between retirement and isolation. Studies have tied isolation and loneliness to a 50 percent increased risk of developing dementia, a 30 percent increase in developing coronary artery disease or stroke, and a 26 percent increase in overall mortality risk. Social interaction has numerous benefits, particularly as we age, yet not everyone
As we age, our needs and lifestyle preferences change. Many people find that downsizing to a retirement community can enhance their quality of life, foster new social connections and provide a supportive environment. The Mid-Atlantic Region offers an impressive array of retirement communities, each with its own unique combination of amenities, activities and care levels.
AARP research recently found that 77 percent of adults age 50+ want to remain in their homes for the long term. That number has remained consistent for more than a decade, giving us good reason to believe it will continue. Given the long-standing desire to age in place, aging adults and a number of active
When it comes to searching for a retirement community, there are many different reasons people choose to make the move. For some, it’s a practical decision of no longer needing—or wanting to maintain—a large, single-family home. For others, it’s a desire to be closer to family while ensuring that family doesn’t have to worry about
Determining which senior living community will be your future home is an exciting process, but a weighty decision. After all, it’s an investment in your future health and happiness. As you evaluate communities, use these key considerations to narrow down your options. First: location, location, location. You deserve to live in an environment that brings