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Ground To Be Broken Later This Month for New Senior Living Facility

by Dave Emke — March 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm 5 Comments

Assisted and Independent Living at Hunters Woods/Credit: Fairfax County

Several years in the making, work will soon begin on construction of a 230,000-square foot senior living facility at a former site of the United Christian Parish church.

Ground is scheduled to be broken on the IntegraCare facility at 2222 Colts Neck Road on March 30. The project, expected to be completed by 2020, will include 91 independent-living units along with 79 assisted-living units, 24 memory-care units and 16 units for high-acuity patients.

2222 Colts Neck Road/Google MapsThe 4.3-acre site was first approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors for 210 independent-living units in 2007, but the plan was later amended to the current design. The new plan was approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in May.

The building is to be constructed in two wings, one along Colts Neck Road and the other along Reston Parkway. The former church building still stands on the wooded site, the entrance to which is roughly across from the entrance to Hunters Woods Village Center. A permit application to demolish the building was filed March 9 with Fairfax County.

This will be Wexford, Pennsylvania-based IntegraCare‘s first facility in Virginia.

Illustration via Fairfax County; Map via Google

  • Chuck Morningwood

    How many of you can afford $4000/month or more? That is what it`s going to cost.

    Reston: Live. Work. Play. Unless, of course you`re old and indigent.

    • The Constitutionalist

      Yes. Assisted living is expensive. Especially here, in Reston, one of the more expensive places to live in the country.

      If you can’t afford it, it isn’t for you.

      • Tom H

        My Mom is in an assisted facility in PA. It is in a fairly rural area. It is a nice, clean, comfortable environment (not posh). It is more expensive than $4k month. Elderly care is expensive throughout the US.

  • Ryan

    I have my doubts. They still have a last design review meeting with RA plus their building permit has not been fully approved and their demo permit was just filed.

  • Alan D

    Does the Board have any say with the Developer as to who will manage this facility? Is Integracare a good company? Based on reviews of Integracare’s employees who work in their existing facilities in PA, it is not a pretty picture. The company reportedly pays below market. If they charge a market rate to residents, why not pay a market rate to retain good employees? Anything less is not good for prospective residents, nor prospective employees – both of whom will come from surrounding community one would expect. Anything less would be a less-than-optimal addition to our community. Who inspects and licenses these facilities, on an ongoing basis, to make sure their services are up to appropriate care standards?

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