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.

Honoring our Veterans at The Fountains at Washington House

Our Veterans Day celebration was a huge success. A large crowd of residents, family members and associates filled the Sky Room on this special day to thank our veterans for their service to our country. This event was collaborated with the Capital Caring volunteers led by Major Amelia Kays (Marine) with the help of Tsgt Thomas […]

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Salute to Divas and Devos Show at The Fountains at Washington House

VanHook productions presented a dazzling show featuring female and male impersonations of the world’s top musical legends such as Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Marvin Gaye, Beyoncé, Chaka Khan and Amy Winehouse. This production, which was recently featured at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, was presented to a standing room crowd at The Fountains […]

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November 2017 Activities Calendar for The Springs

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the activities calendar.

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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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Experiencing Ethiopian Culture

Residents in The Springs at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to a cultural experience led by Ethiopian associates. The room was scented with incense to set the mood for the event. Residents were entertained with traditional music and a dance performance. Staff wore beautiful Habesha dresses. Residents and guests were fascinated and engaged during the entire […]

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Country and Western Themed Social

Vocalist and guitarist Stan Hamrick performed at The Fountains at Washington House for our recent Country and Western themed event. Acoustic guitarist Stan set the right tone during the social hour by playing songs from 1940 to 1970 plus a healthy dose of an upbeat Country & Western/Rockabilly songs from such artists as Hank Williams, […]

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Feeling the Caribbean at The Fountains at Washington House

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another tropical experience during an afternoon of Mix & Mingle featuring The Oasis Island Sounds. The reggae beat and calypso music set the mood for everyone to get up and dance with each other while others enjoyed the steel pan sounds and the tropical drinks […]

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Exploring the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Residents went out on a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and had an interesting experience learning about the history of the Capitol and viewing original documents, artifacts and videos in the Exhibition Archives. The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves […]

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Washington House Divas Meet The Kennedy Center Divas

Residents of The Fountains at Washington House were dolled up with feather boas to attend a drag salute to Divas and Devos at The Kennedy Center. This show celebrates diversity and individuality in hopes of inspiring people to embrace their differences. Everyone was stunned when the show started with the Diana Ross female impersonator Shi-Quetta […]

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Extraordinary Outing to Ocean City

The residents of The Fountains at Washington House headed out to the beach to explore Ocean City, a resort town in the state of Maryland between the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay. It is a 3-hour drive from The Fountains at Washington House, but this didn’t discourage the residents from participating and enjoying the […]

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Active Aging Through Fitness and More

Residents at The Fountains at Washington House continue to be active and get fit by attending the adult health and development program by NOVA College Physical Therapy Department. The students come to The Fountains on Fridays during the school season and lead a group session or individualized fitness exercises. This intergenerational program began over 35 years […]

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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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Honoring our Veterans at The Fountains at Washington House

Our Veterans Day celebration was a huge success. A large crowd of residents, family members and associates filled the Sky Room on this special day to thank our veterans for their service to our country. This event was collaborated with the Capital Caring volunteers led by Major Amelia Kays (Marine) with the help of Tsgt Thomas […]

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Salute to Divas and Devos Show at The Fountains at Washington House

VanHook productions presented a dazzling show featuring female and male impersonations of the world’s top musical legends such as Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Marvin Gaye, Beyoncé, Chaka Khan and Amy Winehouse. This production, which was recently featured at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, was presented to a standing room crowd at The Fountains […]

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Feeling the Caribbean at The Fountains at Washington House

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another tropical experience during an afternoon of Mix & Mingle featuring The Oasis Island Sounds. The reggae beat and calypso music set the mood for everyone to get up and dance with each other while others enjoyed the steel pan sounds and the tropical drinks […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Recommend to Family and Friends

The Fountains at Washington House was willing to work with me on the pricing for my mother as she would only be there 4 days instead of the required 2 weeks. They met all of my mom’s needs and the staff bent over backwards for her, they did try to encourage her to join in […]

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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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