Elder Care
Businesses and Organizations that Assist with Elder CareNV RIDES is a volunteer program that transports seniors to doctor appointments and the grocery store.



NV Rides Gives Seniors the Gift of a Lift

Elder Care Services Provided by Fairfax County

J Rides Volunteers Provide Free Transportation to Non-Driving Seniors

Growing Old with the Kindness of Strangers

Capital Caring
950 N. Glebe Road, Suite 500
Arlington, VA  22203

Capital Hospice offers a comprehensive program of care and services for patients and families in houses, apartments, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals. Capital Hospice also provides short term care within a hospice facility when the need arises.

Brightview Woodburn

3450 Gallows Road
Annandale, VA  22003

In a beautifully residential apartment-home setting, support is delivered with an appreciation for potential, rather than limitations. From services such as maintenance, housekeeping and scheduled transportation to tender, personalized help with dressing, bathing and medication reminders, our highly trained staff learns what each resident needs to maintain their utmost independence.

Stop by the beauty/barber salon or pub. Choose from a full daily schedule of activities from daytrips and dances to creative projects and classes. There are fitness programs for all ability levels, wellness checks, and a nurse on site 7 days a week.  Opening May 2016.  Visit us at our on site welcome center for more information.


Haven of Northern Virginia, Inc
7010 Little River Turnpike, Suite 360

Annandale, VA  22003

Haven of Northern Virginia is a non-profit, non-sectarian community organization of trained volunteers that offers emotional support to the bereaved, the seriously ill, the dying, and to their families and friends.  Located on the grounds of Hope Lutheran Church at 4606 Ravensworth Road in Annandale, Haven was founded in 1976.  All Haven volunteers must attend a 30 hour training program, and commit to answering telephones (2 ½  hours a week for a year).

Haven activities include individual support, six week support groups and afternoon workshops.  Haven has six week support groups for suicide survivors, widow/widowers, and general bereavement.  Haven usually has support groups twice a year, in the Spring and in the Fall.

Haven also makes community presentations and provides trained speakers for community groups, civic groups and other public and private organizations to inform them about bereavement issues, the effects of grief on employees, and other related issues. (To request a speaker, please contact Haven.)  Information about issues related to grief can be found at Haven’s website, www.havenofnova.org.  The website lists books related to grief and has links to articles and other websites.

For additional information, please contact Haven at 703-941-7000 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Monday through Friday. Or contact Haven by email at havenofnova@verizon.net.  

To read about the bereavement services and workshops they offer click here.

Home Instead Senior Care
7058 Columbia Pike (in the Annandale Shopping Center)
Annandale, VA  22003

Home Instead is your trusted source in helping families keep their aging grandparents, parents or friends in their home as they grow older.  Home Instead provides non-medical based, home health care services to those who desire it.

These senior home care services may include assistance with trips to the doctor, reminders to take the right medication at the right time, meal preparation, light housekeeping, errands, shopping and even Alzheimer's and dementia care. The result is companionship allowing seniors to feel safe and independent while they age in place in the home they've lived in for years.


Shepherd's Center of Annandale-Springfield
7610 Newcastle Drive
Annandale, VA  22003

NV Rides Gives Seniors the Gift of a Lift

Growing Old with the Kindness of Strangers

The Shepherd's Center provides services that assist senior adults, ages 50 and older, to live independently, and offers programs which supply opportunities for enrichment, learning, and socialization.  The Shepherd's Center volunteers provide free transportation for Annandale-Springfield residents to local medical appointments.  They also host bi-monthly luncheons with speakers or entertainment, Day Trips and Outings, a Lecture Series with a potpourri of speakers presenting topics as diverse as World War II to NASA, and the Raptor Conservancy to the History of the Yo-yo.  They are also able to offer a Handy Helper Program where volunteers offer free labor to perform minor maintenance at your home.

If you are a local senior, or if your senior relative could benefit by our services, please call today.  Volunteer drivers are always needed.   It’s easy! Drive only as often as you wish and when it fits your schedule. We are grateful for whatever time you can give.  Just give us a call.


Sleepy Hollow - Golden Living Center
6700 Columbia Pike

Annandale, VA  22003


Sleepy Hollow-Golden Living Center provides integrated care in a supportive and home-like environment.  They will attend to the needs of patients who are recovering from joint replacement, heart surgery, stroke, or have a chronic illness like diabetes, COPD, Alzheimer's or heart disease.  From respected long-term care and nursing services, to leading sub-acute care and rehabilitation therapy, Golden Living offers help to individuals in reaching their health potential.

The Food Sherpa - Keith Steury
PO Box 6473
Arlington, VA  22206

The Food Sherpa works with clients to develop customized meal plans creating delicious, creative, and unique food from only the best ingredients in the comfort of your own homes. When applicable, he packages and stores the meals  with detailed heating instructions so that his food can be enjoyed at your convenience.

If you are recovering from an illness, surgery, or are in need of additional help as part of your elder care, let The Food Sherpa prepare your meals for you.

Keith Steury holds a Professional Diploma from L'Academie de Cuisine's Culinary Arts Program, a Certificate of Achievement from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at the University of Virginia in Information Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Mary Washington College (now the University of Mary Washington).

In 2006, he graduated with honors and first in his class from the professional culinary arts program at L’Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Most recently, Keith honed his culinary skills at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City. He left to start the food sherpa, his own personal chef business.  The Food Sherpa is licensed and fully insured. Keith is certified by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals as a Food Safety Manager. In addition, Keith has been a member in good standing of the American Personal & Private Chef Association (APPCA) since April 2007.


NV Rides Gives Seniors the Gift of a Lift

Elder Care Services Provided by Fairfax County

J Rides Volunteers Provide Free Transportation to Non-Driving Seniors

Growing Old with the Kindness of Strangers


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