Virginia Beach Senior Living

There are 30 Senior Living Options in Virginia Beach, VA and 15 Senior Living Options nearby.

Average Cost: $4,500

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Located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay along the Atlantic coast, Virginia Beach is a resort city of about 433,000 residents featuring miles of beautiful sandy beaches and a warm, temperate climate. The area enjoys four distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging about 79°F and mild winters producing a light eight inches of snowfall each year. Virginia Beach senior living offers retirees affordable coastal living with recreational activities, world-class dining and accessible public transportation.

Virginia Beach Attractions

According to the Guinness Book of Records, Virginia Beach is home to the longest pleasure beach in the world, and residents of Virginia Beach senior living may visit the hundreds of shops and restaurants along its waterfront, perhaps taking in one of the dozens of annual festivals held there. As one of the original English settlement sites in the New World, Virginia Beach has a long and rich history stretching back to 1607. Seniors can explore the area’s heritage by visiting local historical places such as the Cape Henry Lighthouses, Naval Aviation Monument or Adam Thoroughgood House.

Virginia Beach Senior Activities

The City of Virginia Beach operates a number of senior centers out of existing recreation and community buildings throughout the city. Residents of Virginia Beach senior living age 60 and older who have a recreation center membership card are eligible for low-cost transportation from their home to the center, making it both easy and affordable for seniors to take part in classes and activities. The Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia organization also provides programs for residents aged 60 or better. This organization coordinates wellness activities such as blood pressure monitoring and fitness classes, and offers weekly lunch clubs at many area locations.

Virginia Beach Medical Facilities

Senior living in Virginia Beach and the surrounding Hampton Roads metropolitan area offers access to 26 hospitals including Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, a nationally ranked facility and home to the region's only Level III trauma center. The Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System offers three major medical centers in the area, as well as an outpatient health center in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach Transit

Residents of Virginia Beach senior living enjoy the benefit of discounted fares on the Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) system using the Half-Fare ID card. Public transit in the area is well-developed, and includes surface buses, light rail trains and the unique, 150-passenger paddlewheel ferries that cross the Elizabeth River. Persons with physical disabilities can also use the HRT Handi-Ride lift-equipped van service, which operates 365 days a year and provides door-to-door transportation throughout the region.

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Virginia Beach senior living provides quality recreation, transportation and medical services along with breathtaking ocean scenery and endless activities to enjoy. Browse our comprehensive directory to find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Retirement Communities in Virginia Beach. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top