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About Arbor Terrace Fairfax

Arbor Terrace Fairfax provides residents with a lifestyle focused on wellness and meaningful social connections. Our Bridges and Discovery neighborhood options allow us to provide individualized care and assistance for everyone who calls our community home.

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Relationships Matter Here

At Arbor Terrace, relationships are the foundation of our community. We delight in fostering meaningful relationships — we call them deep connections — with residents and family members, and finding ways to create connections between the seniors who live here. As we learn more about our residents, we can provide even better assistance and programs to meet their ever-evolving needs.

Life Is Better Here

For more than three decades, The Arbor Company has been dedicated to providing the lifestyle and amenities that keep seniors feeling their very best.

  • Art Art and Education Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • people Deep Connections Feel connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
  • PurposefulLivng Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
  • Recreation Purposeful Living At Arbor Terrace, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
  • Activities Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
  • Spiritual Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.

A Company Built on Senior Living

The Arbor Company has been serving seniors around the country for more than 30 years. Our experience and passion for senior living set us apart from others; we are dedicated to fostering relationships that matter and providing resources that keep our team on the cutting edge of the industry’s best practices.

Meet the Arbor Terrace Fairfax Team

Each member of our team brings a heart for service, a passion for seniors, and the experience to create exceptional opportunities for our residents.

Edwin Funes

Edwin Funes

Executive Director

Edwin is a Graduate of ECPI University, where he received his Licensed Practical Nurse degree. He has worked in assisted living since 2005 in a variety of roles before transitioning to nursing in 2008.  In 2016, Edwin obtained his Assisted Living Facility Administrator License from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Seniors are Edwin’s passion. He loves getting to know each residents’ story and making deep connections.

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Robin Walker-Shanks

Resident Care Director

Robin comes to Arbor with a nursing career that has spanned 30+ years, ranging from Med/Surg, Mental Health and Addictions, Assisted Living and Dementia. Robin received her certification as a Dementia Practitioner in 2016. In addition to her plethora of nursing experience, Robin is also an ordained Minister. She is married with a blended family of 1 son, 9 daughters and a dog named Kandi.

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James Grayson

Maintenance Director

There's nothing that James can't fix! Joining Arbor with 26+ years' experience in the engineering field, he keeps our community in top shape.

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Wendell S. H. McPherson

Dining Services Director

Hailing from Guyana, our award-winning chef Wendell has a passion for cooking and 30+ years' experience serving senior living communities.

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Brian Zurakowski

Business Office Director

Brian has over 20 years of experience in financing and customer service. He looks forward to serving the community and intends on adding to the wonderful experience it offers on a daily basis. His hobby and passion is photography and it has taken him around the world; offering him many unique opportunities.

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Rachel Moore

Senior Care Counselor

Rachel’s career in senior care began in 2012 when she joined Arbor Terrace. In her early teens, she accompanied her mother and dog to provide pet therapy to nursing home residents. She knew then being in an environment with seniors is where she wanted to be. With a grateful heart, Rachel is thrilled to have the opportunity to make deep connections with seniors and their families while acting as a guide for them in this next chapter of life.

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What's Happening at Arbor Terrace

Loaded Lemonade Bar

09.14.21

This week, we enjoyed a loaded lemonade bar! We jazzed up our lemonade with flavored syrups and fresh fruit, and also enjoyed some fresh baked cookies!

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