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The Jefferson

900 N. Taylor St.
Arlington Virginia 22203

The Jefferson is an urban, luxury high-rise in Arlington, located one block from the Ballston Metro, that offers independent living and access to a full continuum of care, including assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing/rehab. Voted “Best Senior Living Community” by Arlington Magazine’s readers in 2023, it has a walkability score of “97”!

Q: How does a retirement community lifestyle help me continue to do things I love after I give up my car? 

A: Paulette Cushman: You don’t need a car when you live at The Jefferson! I can walk to everything I need, including the supermarket, restaurants, movie theater, walking trails and the Metro. The Jefferson also offers free transportation services. 

Beverly Johnson: Whatever your interests are—opera, ballet, museums, art galleries, sporting events—The Jefferson plans outings to all. There are also plenty of opportunities to continue growing your passions, from painting and singing to bocce, gardening, playing cards and much more!

Carol Wolinsky: This community offers many activities that expand our horizons, including art history lectures, evening concerts, theater and concert expeditions, and foreign language classes. 

Q: What are the benefits of community living for seniors? 

A: Cynthia Davis:  I’ve enjoyed meeting many people with fascinating life stories and interests. Additionally, without the burdens of home maintenance, I have more time to pursue all the stimulating activities available onsite. 

Julia Oliver: I’ve found people who understand me because we share so many of the same life experiences. As a recent widow, I’ve also appreciated this community’s compassion. 

Alan Wile: You have an immediate group of like-minded (similarly aged) friends. 

Brenda Barthell: Social interaction—and the support and kindness of my fellow residents—is the No. 1 benefit for me. 

Terri Rea: I love the amazing variety of activities, lectures and classes available to us. And the lovely sense of community. People here genuinely care about each other.