New Memory Care Facility Opens June 2018 in Alexandria

Discounted Units at New Memory Care Facility

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Silverado Alexandria, a three-story memory care community designed to serve 66 residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-impairing conditions, is opening in June 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia. 
(Rendering via City of Alexandria)

Silverado Alexandria, a three-story memory care community designed to serve 66 residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-impairing conditions, is opening in June 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia.  The community, located at 2807 King Street, is providing two rooms (serving one individual each) and associated services (including meals, housekeeping, and help with activities of daily living) at a rate that is 40% below the market rate. The units provide a new, more affordable resource for persons needing memory care that does not currently exist within the City. The City of Alexandria is now accepting applications for these units.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Applicants must demonstrate to Silverado that they meet the standards of the Commonwealth of Virginia for being in assisted living, as well as the facility’s criteria for entry.
  2. Applicants must agree to comply with all prerequisites for occupancy.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate need to the City; that they have been an Alexandria resident for at least one year prior to applying or have a family member who is closely involved, including a domestic partner, who has been an Alexandria resident for one year; and that have at least two years of available financial resources to pay all costs associated with the care at the facility at the discounted rate (this may include family support).

Interested applicants should:

  1. Visit Silverado Alexandria. To schedule a tour, contact 703-215-9110.
  2. Obtain a letter from Silverado Alexandria certifying that they meet the state’s and Silverado’s criteria for entry.
  3. Submit a completed application to the City of Alexandria, Office of Housing. To obtain an application, visit www.alexandriava.gov/housing (Renter’s Resources) or contact Eric Keeler at 703-746-4990.

Community features include:

  • Staff trained in the challenges of Alzheimer’s, Lewy body and other types of dementia and licensed nurses on-site.
  • A research-based brain health program to help early stage residents build and maintain cognitive ability.
  • Building features designed to meet the unique needs of those living with memory impairment

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