The Best Value in Alexandria Senior Living

The Fountains at Washington House located in Alexandria, Virginia is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted LivingRehabilitation & Skilled Nursing as well as Short-Term Vacation Stays on an intimate and elegant senior campus notable for spaces that are reminiscent of a stately hotel or bed and breakfast. The Fountains at Washington House is conveniently located near Alexandria shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare, including Virginia Hospital Center and INOVA Alexandria Hospital.

Choose from spacious studios, one-bedroom apartments or two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Residents enjoy three meals per day created by our outstanding chefs. Or, they may choose to stop by the Cherry Blossom Café, grab a snack and catch up on news, emails or friendly conversation.

Residents of The Fountains at Washington House, one of Alexandria’s premier Assisted Living senior campuses enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, a full service beauty salon and barber shop, Wellness Center with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, Skyroom Ballroom with views of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia and outdoor walking paths, as well as guest accommodations.

Outdoor Luau and Fire Dance Celebration

It was a perfect day for all of us here at The Fountains at Washington House to be outdoors and enjoying the weather during our annual Luau event with fire dancers featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tai’s and other […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend at The Fountains

The Fountains at Washington House celebrated Mother’s Day with two fun-filled days of events. At Saturday’s family day in The Springs, residents enjoyed a painting session with their loved ones followed by a wonderful lunch accompanied by pianist James West. On Mother’s Day, The Fountains team prepared a special brunch in the main dining room […]

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Celebrating 160 Years of Life

Two wonderful residents at The Fountains at Washington House, Pat Dowd and Barbara Gallagher, hosted a well attended birthday bash inviting friends and family to celebrate their 80th year of life. They have been great friends for 60 years and moved to The Fountains in September of 2015. Pat Dowd was a court reporter for […]

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Residents Barbara Gallagher and Patricia Dowd are Enjoying Peace of Mind Living at The Fountains

CHOOSE FREEDOM OVER WORRY Retirement community living offers a sense of security and peace of mind that homeowners just don’t have. “We loved the house we were in, we absolutely loved it, didn’t want to leave it but we were on our own in that house. At any minute the air-conditioning could go out or […]

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Resident John Wenderoth’s Fulfilling Move to The Fountains

LIFE IS TOO SHORT When it comes to aging well, you have to engage, not retreat. “I’m a people person really. I just didn’t want to be by myself. And I like to be with people and I enjoy people. It’s just great here, it’s real fine, you know.” – John Wenderoth, resident of The […]

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Resident Priscilla Lotsberg is Loving her Active Lifestyle at The Fountains

ADAPT AND THRIVE Even the best laid plans can change as life unfolds. The key to thriving is being ready and open to alternatives. “We had really planned to age in place…but my husband’s neurologist, every time we’d go, she would quiz me about finding a continuing care community. She thought it would really be […]

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Outdoor Luau and Fire Dance Celebration

It was a perfect day for all of us here at The Fountains at Washington House to be outdoors and enjoying the weather during our annual Luau event with fire dancers featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tai’s and other […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend at The Fountains

The Fountains at Washington House celebrated Mother’s Day with two fun-filled days of events. At Saturday’s family day in The Springs, residents enjoyed a painting session with their loved ones followed by a wonderful lunch accompanied by pianist James West. On Mother’s Day, The Fountains team prepared a special brunch in the main dining room […]

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April in Paris Themed Event

Residents at The Fountains at Washington House had a great time with their friends and family during our annual “April in Paris” event featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and beautiful French music by Chanteuse Adrienne Fortini, soprano and accordeoniste Paul Aebersold. The party continued in the main dining room with French cuisine especially prepared for the occasion by Chef […]

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MGM National Harbor Outing

The residents enjoyed exploring the new MGM National Harbor Casino and checking out a variety of clothing stores. While walking around MGM, the residents were surprised to see the well known actress, Sarah Jessica Parker, by the window of her new store “SJP”. She was helping out customers and even taking selfies with them! They are looking forward to coming back and maybe trying […]

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Outing to Historic St. Michaels

The residents at The Fountains at Washington House enjoyed a wonderful day trip to this quaint St. Michael’s Bay area in Maryland. When we arrived, everyone boarded the Town Dock Cruises for a narrated boat tour of St. Michaels which is a perfect itinerary for a beautiful day. Then it was followed by a delicious lunch at Town Dock Waterfront […]

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The Kennedy Center Performing Arts Concert Outing

Residents from The Fountains at Washington House were delighted to attend a concert at The Kennedy Center to hear a delightful choral performance by The Washington Chorus and Washington Cathedral Choir of Boys and Girls. It was an evening filled with glorious gems of the French repertoire, including “At the Lighting of the Lamps,” written by The Washington Chorus director Julian Wachner […]

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Celebrating 160 Years of Life

Two wonderful residents at The Fountains at Washington House, Pat Dowd and Barbara Gallagher, hosted a well attended birthday bash inviting friends and family to celebrate their 80th year of life. They have been great friends for 60 years and moved to The Fountains in September of 2015. Pat Dowd was a court reporter for […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the Ten Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website www.alz.org is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease.

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Outdoor Luau and Fire Dance Celebration

It was a perfect day for all of us here at The Fountains at Washington House to be outdoors and enjoying the weather during our annual Luau event with fire dancers featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tai’s and other […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend at The Fountains

The Fountains at Washington House celebrated Mother’s Day with two fun-filled days of events. At Saturday’s family day in The Springs, residents enjoyed a painting session with their loved ones followed by a wonderful lunch accompanied by pianist James West. On Mother’s Day, The Fountains team prepared a special brunch in the main dining room […]

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April in Paris Themed Event

Residents at The Fountains at Washington House had a great time with their friends and family during our annual “April in Paris” event featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and beautiful French music by Chanteuse Adrienne Fortini, soprano and accordeoniste Paul Aebersold. The party continued in the main dining room with French cuisine especially prepared for the occasion by Chef […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Environment that embraces individuality.

The reason I scored a 4 is there is always room for improvement. It’s a beautiful place. The food is very good and I have tried it several times. Everything has been handled very well. The staff is very accessible. They are very caring people. They have the aptitude to handle concerns. They are willing […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – A Perfect Community for my Mom’s Care Needs

[Removed] was easy to talk to and was extremely in tune to the needs of those aging. My situation did not seem unique to her which added a level of comfort unmatched by anyone else I’ve spoken with as I’m making decisions about my mom’s care. This was my clear choice for a provider when […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly, Helpful, Attentive Staff

So far everything is working out pretty well for my mother since her move to this community. She is doing well, and I’am satisfied. They have a friendly staff, and they have also been helpful and attentive. They do a good job with the cleanliness of the community, everything is well maintained. So far it […]

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