What are your options for living well when retiring in Arlington, VA? There are more than you can imagine in our Vitality community! At Vitality in Arlington, VA, we focus on three pillars that make up our Vivid Life Program: Vibrant Connections, Vibrant Brain, and Vibrant Body. We believe these cornerstones—connection, purpose, and energy—are the key to a satisfying life, and our goal is to empower residents to achieve them each day. Here’s how.
Retiring in Arlington, VA
Located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington is notable for being the home of the Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon. However, there are many other reasons to consider retiring in Arlington, VA, from an abundance of cultural events to a wide variety of fitness opportunities.
Our community in Arlington, VA also features the highest quality in living accommodations, maintenance-free living which includes home and yard upkeep and housekeeping, amenities such as a salon/barbershop, concierge services, and transportation, and health and well-being services, all performed by knowledgeable and caring team members.
For more information on retiring in Arlington, VA, download our Guide to Living Well During Retirement today!
Vibrant Connections in Arlington, VA
Retirement is a time of more freedom, more time to relax, and more time to connect. Through Vibrant Connections at our Vitality community in Arlington, VA, we offer resident-led clubs, social events, and creative arts for any interest onsite in addition to offsite outings that may include:
- Destinations – Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington House Museum, and the Pentagon
- Festivals – Clarendon Day (diverse street festival in September each year – easily within walking distance of Vitality), the Fall Heritage Festival (held in October at the historic Walker Log House), Ballston Quarter also holds several events throughout the fall, including a Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch and Fall Market
- Arts – Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, Signature Theatre, and the Kennedy Center, plus the many world-class theatres, museums, and cultural centers across the Potomac in Georgetown and Washington, D.C.
- Religious organizations – Places of worship in Arlington, VA- include Wilson Boulevard Christian Church, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Clarendon United Methodist Church, St. Timothy and St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church, Clarendon Presbyterian Church, Faith Lutheran Church, Congregation Etz Hayim, and Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center; all within a short distance of our Vitality community.
Vibrant Brain in Arlington, VA
We’re focused on healthy aging at Vitality in Arlington, VA and the benefits of keeping your brain active go hand-in-hand with that. That’s why we offer monthly calendars filled with classes, volunteer opportunities, and enrichment opportunities onsite to give you purpose in addition to local offsite opportunities such as:
- Learning – Arlington’s Central Public Library is a short distance from our Vitality community and offers in-person and online events, including book clubs and language and technology classes
- Volunteering – The Arlington, VA area offers plenty of options which can be searched on Volunteer Arlington’s website
Vibrant Body in Arlington, VA
Physical activity and eating well are a big part of healthy aging. When retiring at a Vitality community in Arlington, VA, you’ll find amenities such as: restaurant-style dining with chef-prepared menus, a state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga and tai chi classes, a pool, walking trails, gardening opportunities, and even a dog park that help you do just that. Plus, residents also enjoy these local opportunities:
- Fresh foods – FRESHFARM Ballston Farmers’ Market is held Thursday afternoons between April and November at Welburn Square, and there’s a Farmer’s Market every Saturday in the summer
- Fitness –YMCA Arlington (offers health and wellness programs, and sports and wellness programs including aquatics and group exercise classes), Unity Woods Yoga Center, Mind the Mat Yoga, Pilates Center, Gold’s Gym, SPENGA, VIDA Fitness, and Onelife Fitness.
- Nature – Potomac Heritage Trail, Mt. Vernon Trail, WNL trail, Potomac Overlook Regional Park, and James I. Mayer Center for Environmental Education
For more information on retiring in Arlington, VA, download our guide to Living Well During Retirement today! Or contact us today to schedule a tour.