Renaissance of Annandale Honors Resident Bobby Vandina, Retired NY Firefighter, with Birthday Surprise

The retired hero was welcomed by Fairfax County firefighters at Station 26 in Springfield, where he reminisced about his many years protecting the citizens of New York.

ANNANDALE, Va. (Nov. 5, 2021) – Renaissance of Annandale, a premier assisted living and memory care community serving Northern Virginia, recently honored resident Bobby Vandina, a former firefighter with the New York Fire Department, with a birthday surprise.

To recognize Vandina’s many years of service with the NYFD, Renaissance of Annandale’s caregiving team collaborated with Fairfax County firefighters in Springfield, Va., to take this hero to Station 26 on Oct. 19 for a celebration he would never forget.

During his visit, Vandina met fellow firefighters and reminisced about his days serving and protecting the citizens of New York.

“It is an absolute honor to have a number of heroes like Bobby Vandina call Renaissance of Annandale home. He risked his life day in and day out throughout his career with the NYFD to keep his community safe. We are grateful for his service and appreciate the support of the local Fairfax County Fire Station in making this special day a reality,” Jessica Peters, Executive Director of Renaissance of Annandale, said. 

“We are grateful that Bobby Vandina’s family has entrusted our team to care for this American hero. At Renaissance of Annandale, we are committed to serving heroes like Bobby with respect, faith, integrity and honor every day. Seeing the Fairfax County community come together to create good news moments for residents like Bobby is what it's all about,” said Bryan Cook, Founder and President of Legacy Senior Living, which operates Renaissance of Annandale.

Vandina served with the NYFD and has been a resident at Renaissance of Annandale since 2020. 

About Renaissance of Annandale, a Premier Memory Care Community

Situated at 7112 Braddock Road, Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale opened in early 2019. The new state-of-the-art memory care facility, which serves the Northern Virginia area, offers 47 deluxe apartments and has experienced caregivers, a lively atmosphere and exceptional service.

This premier memory care facility is the result of years of planning and development with notable experts and researchers in the field of memory loss. Renaissance of Annandale goes out of the way to make its residents feel at home in a friendly, caring, spacious, and well-appointed community.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale offers a library, attractive activities rooms and a casually elegant dining hall. The community’s beautiful grounds include a garden for outdoor enjoyment. The community offers exercise classes, Bible study groups and staff-led outings. More information is available at renaissanceannandale.net or by calling (703) 256-2525.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Eastern United States owned/operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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About Renaissance of Annandale

About Renaissance of Annandale, a Premier Memory Care Community

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale, situated at 7112 Braddock Road, is a new state-of-the-art memory care facility serving the Fairfax County area. The community of 47 deluxe apartments offers experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service.

This premier memory care facility is the result of years of planning and development with notable experts and researchers in the field of memory loss. Renaissance of Annandale goes out of the way to make its residents feel at home in a friendly, caring, spacious, and well-appointed community.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale offers ample common spaces for socialization, dining and purposeful day activities.The community’s beautiful grounds include a large interior, secure courtyard for outdoor walking, gardening and general fresh air enjoyment. The community offers meaningful activity and life enrichment programs to enhance the lives of each resident. More information is available at renaissanceannandale.net or by calling (703) 256-2525.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned/operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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