Dr. Rahel Yirga Medical Director (Courtesy Photo)

Dr. Rahel Yirga has been named medical director of Renaissance of Annandale, a premier memory care community serving Fairfax County scheduled to open in early 2019. Her professional staff includes Dementia Certified Nurse Practitioners.

“Dr. Yirga is recognized by her patients and their families for being on the cutting edge of medicine and being their ‘guardian angel.’ She has a reputation for having a wonderful bedside manner and excellent communication with staff, residents and families,” said Pam Phillips, executive director of Renaissance of Annandale.

“It is my desire to help seniors achieve the highest quality of life possible. I make myself readily accessible to meet the needs of my patients,” Dr. Yirga said.

She earned her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1997 and underwent post-graduate training at York Hospital Department of Medicine. Dr. Yirga mentors young adults interested in scientific fields and those desiring to work with geriatric patients.

She is a member of Allegiance, a home care service provider serving Northern Virginia. Dr. Yirga lives in Falls Church, Va. with her husband, daughter, and son. She loves exercising, biking, traveling to new place, and shoes. 

About Renaissance of Annandale, a Premier Memory Care Community

Situated at 7112 Braddock Road, Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale is scheduled to open in the winter of 2019. The new state-of-the-art memory care facility, which serves the Fairfax County area, offers 47 deluxe apartments and will be known for its 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 will offer a library, an attractive activities room 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 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.

Dr. Yirga is recognized by her patients and their families for being on the cutting edge of medicine and being their ‘guardian angel.’