COVID-19 Update


The Woodlands defines fully vaccinated as two shots of the vaccination plus two boosters. Residents of The Woodlands have received two vaccinations plus the boosters.

(Please delete the statement that reads….The Woodlands is very pleased to have a 100%vaccination rate for both residents and staff.

All visitors are asked to wear a mask when entering The Woodlands.

indoor pool

Returning in April - Aquatic Fitness Classes

indoor pool

The Woodlands is excited to announce the re-opening of Aquatic Fitness Classes to individuals residing outside of The Woodlands. Classes are held in our 90 degree heated, indoor, saltwater pool. Classes are set to resume in April 2022. Space is limited, for details contact The Woodlands Marketing Office at 703-667-9801 or

What We Know About Sleep

On February 15th The Woodlands hosted guest lecturer Roger Koment, Ph.D., creator of a nonprofit medical association for professional development, consulting with medical institutions, medical associations, and governments from around the world. Dr. Koment spoke about sleep. What exactly is sleep, and why is it so important that we spend fully one-third of our time in that quiescent state?  His presentation examined these questions and expanded on the neurophysiology of energy production and the necessary cleanup after energy has been expended.

seniors enjoying a Valentine's Day event

Valentine's Day Celebrations

Valentine’s Day was full of treats and surprises for residents of The Woodlands. The day started off with heart shaped donuts, followed by chocolate covered strawberries and champagne toast with live music at happy hour. A special Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu was offered at dinner and the evening concluded with a trio performing in the Living Room.

The Woodlands at nights

Welcome New Staff

The Woodlands is very pleased to welcome our receptionist Michelle Machado and dining room manager Jamie Walsh to The Woodlands team. Both bring many years of experience and success to The Woodlands.

Economics Talk

Resident and Professor of Economics, James Bennett, gave an assessment of what Americans can expect from the economy in both the short and long-term. Dr. Bennett specializes in research related to public policy issues, the economics of government and bureaucracy, labor unions, and health charities.

adults enjoying sparklers

New Years Eve

adults enjoying sparklers

New Years Eve celebrations at The Woodlands started out with an afternoon of live music. This was followed by a prime rib dinner and countdown to the ball dropping at midnight. A great time was had by all ringing in 2022!

man in Santa costume with a woman

Christmas Medley Concert

Resident and accomplished pianist, Joanne Miller, played a selection of Christmas songs for neighbors on Tuesday, December 21st. The concert concluded with a special arrangement, by Joanne’s husband Nelson, of Silent Night with vocals by The Woodlands staff members.

man in Santa costume with a woman

Holiday Spirit

The Holidays are in full swing at The Woodlands. Favorite, long standing traditions include the holiday train village in the lobby and wearing of holidays sweaters by staff and residents alike every Wednesday in December.

man in Santa costume with a woman

table set for afternoon tea

Fridays in December - Holiday Tea

Each Friday in December residents of The Woodlands are invited to an afternoon holiday tea. Different teas from around the area are featured each week and accompanied by sandwiches, scones and sweets compliments of The Woodlands culinary department.

table set for afternoon tea

man in uniform in front of Christmas tree giving a paper to a senior

Toys for Tots

Residents of The Woodlands collected toys and donations for the Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots drive. The Woodlands was very pleased to host Major Mattson of the USMC on Thursday, December 9th to receive the donations on behalf of the Toys for Tots program.
You can read more about Jim Wescoat, who led the drive, in an ABC News article here:

man in uniform in front of Christmas tree giving a paper to a senior
Christmas tree with toys spilling out of a gift box

Dupont House winter decorations

Holidays at Nemours Estate

In early December a group of residents from The Woodlands traveled to Wilmington, Delaware to visit the Nemours Estate decorated for the holiday season. Nemours was home to the family of Alfred duPont. Built in 17th century French style in the early 1900s the estate is now open to the public.
Residents of The Woodlands have planned and enjoyed many trips including: New York City, Pennsylvania Amish country, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, Fall Foliage in New England, the Finger Lakes region of New York and many more.