Commonwealth Assisted Living at the West End boasts a variety of amenities, including healthy dining options, weekly housekeeping and linen service and transportation services, which allow our residents to live a carefree life.
Higher price facility with multiple accommodations including rooms and services. Terrible quality food and service provided. Well maintained and clean facility. The atmosphere is very reminiscent of a hospital environment. Single, semi-private, and double room living spaces. The bathrooms were sometimes shared with other residents, which sometimes can effect those requesting privacy.
Hotel like atmosphere, however, this creates problems for those with mobility issues because the distance to walk from one location to the next is often times tedious and hard, considering the fact that residents are made to live in such a spacious environment. Bright atmosphere with open spaces. This facility is...
Friendly staff members offering residents superior quality in comparison to other facilities. Beautiful decorations amidst a clean environment. Mediocre food and menu options, however, there are a lot of healthy meals like salad bars. Large parking lot offering residents with guests accommodations. Updated medical equipment and patient services. The memory care unit is also part of the program.
Residence offers a variety of unique activities including Hanover Tomato Festival, carnivals, birthday celebrations. The environment is lively and the residents seemed to be having fun. Wheelchair accessible for residents with mobility issues. The hallways, however, were extremely long and difficult to navigate....
Clean facility with excellent accommodations. Friendly and experienced staff members offer top quality to the units. Most residents within the facility are high functioning and independent. Low staff to resident ratio. The residence has wheelchair accommodations and is handicap friendly. Facility offers one or two...
Founded in 1742, the beautiful and historic city of Richmond, Virginia, offers an ideal location near the ocean, mountains and Washington DC, with mild winters and long summers. This city of 200,000 is rich in history, and as the former capital of the Confederate States, it has many interesting buildings, museums and monuments to explore. Seniors are attracted to assisted living in Richmond because of the many area features such as affordable and accessible public transit, an active arts community and world-class healthcare.
Area theatres and live shows are popular, including the Virginia Opera, the Barksdale Theatre and Dogwood Dell, an outdoor amphitheater which hosts the annual Festival of the Arts. Automotive lovers enjoy attending the many area antique and classic car shows, and equine enthusiasts can pick the fastest horse at the Colonial Downs track in nearby New Kent.
Local Hospitals in Richmond
Seniors enjoying assisted living in Richmond have access to the award-winning Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center, which has been ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News Media Group for three consecutive years. The VCU Health System has also ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the country for excellence in rehabilitation, cardiac surgery and kidney disease treatment.
GRTC Transit System Provider of public transit services for the City of Richmond and Chesterfield County. All transit buses in the city are wheelchair accessible, and many are low-floor, wide-door kneeling models without any steps, making travel to and from a community of assisted living in Richmond easy for everyone.
CARE Paratransit service for disabled adults or adults over the age of 80.
Science Museum of Virginia For adults ages 60 and older, discounts are offered for museum admission, IMAX films or a combination of the two.
U.S. National Parks - Senior Pass The $10.00 lifetime pass provides access to more than 2,000 federal and state recreation sites. At many sites, the Senior Pass provides a discount on Expanded Amenity Fees, such as camping, swimming, boat launching and guided tours.
Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging Offers informational and referral services for legal and financial planning, transportation programs and social service benefits to adults 55 and older. 24 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Local: (804) 343-3000 or Toll-Free: 1-800-989-2286
The City of Richmond also publishes a comprehensive Resource Guide for Older Adults that can be printed out and includes useful phone numbers, websites and more.
Map of Richmond Assisted Living Facilities
Richmond, VA Assisted Living Costs
Richmond, VA Assisted Living Costs
The median cost of Assisted Living in Richmond for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,673/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.