Benchmark at Alexandria

3440 Berkeley Street,
Alexandria, Virginia 22302 Map

Benchmark at Alexandria – Alexandria’s newest senior living community featuring exceptional care and upscale amenities.


Located in the vibrant, new West Alex just steps from Harris Teeter and the Silver Diner less than 10 miles from Washington, D.C.’s many attractions, Benchmark at Alexandria offers assisted living and memory care founded on 25+ years of award-winning expertise caring for seniors and their families.

  • 24/7 personalized, needs-based care
  • Award-winning memory care program with therapeutic circadian rhythm lighting
  • Rooftop deck with Washington Monument views
  • All day chef-inspired dining with an open kitchen

*Nursing assessment required for all residents.

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Life at Benchmark at Alexandria

Comfort and care that feels like home

No matter what level of care, every Benchmark resident at Benchmark at Alexandria enjoys all the things that make life good—convenient comforts, great food, and a thriving social community full of activities.

Inspired Dining

Inspired Dining

  • Chef-prepared seasonal menus (with demonstrations)
  • Private dining accommodations for events
  • Modified diets and dining options as needed
Active Living

Active Living

  • Activities and programming for groups or individuals
  • Music, crafts, arts and exercise classes
  • Outings, events, movies and parties
Concierge Service

Concierge Service

  • Transportation assistance, appointments and more
  • Weekly housekeeping, laundry, and linen service
  • Maintenance, groundskeeping and trash
Shared Spaces

Shared Spaces

  • Spacious patios with grills, fire features
  • Raised garden beds, walking paths, and shaded spaces
  • Landscaped gardens

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Community Amenities

One of the greatest benefits of living at Benchmark at Alexandria is never having to do laundry, cook, clean or drive to a doctor’s appointment again. We also provide the space and amenities so our residents can focus on what matters most—doing what they enjoy. Whether it’s conversation with friends and family in the café, getting fresh air on the rooftop terrace, exercising in the fitness center, or participating in a variety of educational and cultural programs in the club room.

Interest Oriented Programs
Individualized and group social engagement throughout each day that address physical wellness, the creative arts, socialization and more.
Enhanced Health Support & Amenities

A wide variety of on-site healthcare services, fitness classes and specialized equipment to support aging well.

24/7 Care
Needs-based personal care and assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing and medication management.
Support When You Need It

Assistance with medication management, bathing, dressing and care coordination with external agencies to provide rehabilitation and other services, all on site.

Other Features Include
Rooftop Deck with Grill & Fireplace
Restaurant Style Dining with Open Kitchen
Massage Room
Wellness Center
Fitness Center
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Recreation Room
Club Room


Types of Care Offered Here

Respite Care — A short-term stay when you or your loved one needs a break, some extra care or even just to try us out.

  • Personalized, 24/7 needs-based care as determined by a nursing assessment

  • Sensory dining with healthy, chef prepared meals

  • Texture modified diets and feeding assistance

  • Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers

  • Therapeutic experiences including research-based, sensory programs

  • Specially designed living spaces that support mental processing

Nurse and woman holding hands

Meet Your Executive Director:

Doug Buttner has over 24 years of experience leading individual and groups of premier senior living communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including several large and highly regarded continuing care retirement communities.

What Brought You to Benchmark:

I worked for Benchmark several years ago and was excited at the opportunity to return to the company to help spearhead their expansion into the D.C. area.

Fun Fact:

I once had to single handedly prepare a luncheon for President George H. W. Bush and 50 guests.

Benchmark at Alexandria Executive Director


At Benchmark Senior Living, we transform lives through meaningful human connection.

Across all of our communities, our mission is to meet individuals where they are and connect them to the people, interests and things that matter most to them — at every stage of life. We are driven by our values: Called to Care, Better Together and Be the Benchmark.

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