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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $5,048 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 48 assisted living facilities in Richmond and 10 in surrounding areas.
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Commonwealth Assisted Living at Chesterfield provides comprehensive services for residents in a caring and home-like atmosphere that ensures they maintain a quality lifestyle.
Nestled in the West End just minutes from Regency Mall, Sunrise of Richmond is an assisted living and memory care community offering services tailored to each unique individual.
Elmcroft of Chesterfield is an assisted living and Alzheimer's Care community offering accommodations for those who may require assistance in their daily living activities.
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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.
Conveniently located in western Richmond, Sunrise of Bon Air is short drive from everything that makes life easy and enjoyable, such as restaurants, shops, services and parks.
The Crossings was designed with your needs in mind. We offer a continuum of care; even if your needs change your address may not. Our bright and airy 1 and 2 bedroom apartments have plenty of space and we have…
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Brookdale Imperial Plaza offers something for everyone in our elegant oasis located in historic Richmond, with wonderful amenities for active seniors and assisted living residents.
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The Village at ManorCare, located in Richmond, provides seniors with a selection of amenities to encourage an enjoyable senior living experience.
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Ginter Hall South Assisted Living Community was founded on the elements of concerned care and professional excellence, which is something that we stri...
For those who want their own space. Their own friends. Their own schedule. And their own voice in making life exactly as they want it to be. What should it feel like when you walk in to a retirement and…
Morningside in the West End is a senior living community that provides the perfect setting for seniors who are transitioning into assisted living or Alzheimer’s care.
Comfortable. Friendly. These are two of the most common words that our residents use to describe Lakewood Manor. ItÃ¢Â€Â™s a place where you can be yourself. ItÃ¢Â€Â™s a place where you can leave all of the chores and maintenance of…
Refund Plans: 90% of Entrance Fee; 70% declining at 2% per mo. for 15 mos. (Price: 83% of Entrance Fee); 50% declining at 2% per mo. for 25 mos.(Price: 71% of Entrance Fee); 0% Refund declining at 2% per mo.…
Cedarfield is commited to providing an engaging atmosphere and gracious culture that fosters independence, individuality and a secure plan for the future. From the moment you step onto campus, you'll be surrounded by southern hospitality and genuine warmth to make…
Parkside at Beth Sholom is located across the street from the Tuckahoe Village West Recreation Center in Richmond, Virginia, not far from the Greenwoods Memorial Gardens. Seniors looking to retire in Richmond have access to all the services and amenities…
Welcome to St Mary's Woods! Located in Richmond, VA, St. Mary's Woods is a nonprofit senior living community providing exceptional living and services since 1988.What defines exceptional senior living? It is the difference between common and rare. It is what…
Welcome to Laurels of University Park! Located in a campus-like landscape generously dotted with trees, The Laurels of University Park is near Interstate 64 and within five miles of all three northwest Richmond hospitals. Our inviting surroundings provide a perfect…
Serves solely Master Masons of Virginia, and families. Assets transfer alternatively to Entrance Fee. Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis.
Very engaging staff members who ensured the residents were properly cared for. Residents appeared interactive and delighted by the environment. Program offers residents three different meals per day. Staff members were all warm, welcoming, and friendly. Various levels of care offered to residents. The residence has an ...Read more Chestnut Grove reviews
We chose Commonwealth Assisted Living at Chesterfield. I like that it's nice, very clean, and the staff is friendly. They had a lot of things for the seniors to get involved in. The food tastes good.Read more Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield reviews
My aunt is living in Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield. It is an excellent facility with an excellent staff and administration. They always keep them active with something to do and the food is good, so I don't have any complaints. They take them shopping and to restaurants. They have a caring administration. ...Read more Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield reviews
I chose Commonwealth because it had a nice open look to it. Also, they were the only ones who chose to put my dad in regular living instead of memory care. The first day my dad was there, almost everybody in the building came to his room and introduced themselves. It was so nice. My dad had an assistant for four hours ...Read more Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield reviews
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 bedr...Read more Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe reviews
According to data from Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care Study, Richmond is one of Virginia’s costliest cities for assisted living, with expenses coming in at over $500 a month higher than the state average of $4,451. Assisted living costs are significantly higher in Richmond than smaller cities, such as Lynchburg ($3,695) and Roanoke ($4,138), and slightly higher than the coastal Virginia Beach area ($4,676). Virginia’s capital city costs, on average, over $1,000 a month more for assisted living than the national average of $4,000.
Cost of Assisted Living Comparison Chart
The cost of senior care varies widely, and the type of care needed influences it heavily. At the high end, a semiprivate room in a Richmond nursing home costs an average of $7,917 per month while adult day health care comes in at only $1,452, a difference of over $6,000. Assisted living and home health services fall near the middle, with assisted living expenses almost $3,000 less per month than nursing home care. When considering in-home or adult day health care, seniors should factor in costs such as housing, meals and basic necessities, which are generally included in most types of residential care.
Cost of Homemaker/Home Health Aide Comparison Chart
Older Virginians with limited income and resources can receive comprehensive medical coverage through Virginia’s Medicaid program. For individuals 65 and older, covered groups include those with income less than 80 percent of the Federal Poverty Level guidelines, those receiving Supplemental Security Income who also meet Medicaid resource requirements and individuals with income up to 300 percent of the SSI payment rate who have been approved to receive nursing home services or services through a state care waiver. Income limits may vary, depending on the level of coverage required, as well as by county and city of residence. Medically needy seniors who do not meet income guidelines may also be eligible.
You can apply for Medicaid benefits by visiting CommonHelp or calling Cover Virginia at 1-855-242-8282. Applicants must provide amounts and sources of income, proof of identity, including their social security number, and confirmation of Virginia residency.
Individuals who require long-term care must also provide information regarding any asset exchanges during the previous five years. This includes but is not limited to vehicle title transfers, removal of names from property deeds and payments made to trust funds. Additional requirements apply to married applicants. Because Virginia’s Medicaid policies regarding long-term care are complex, individuals should seek further information and counseling from their local Department of Social Services.
CCC Plus Waiver
Virginia offers Medicaid waivers for seniors eligible for long-term care in residential facilities such as nursing homes. Financial eligibility requirements differ significantly from state Medicaid requirements, and individuals receiving waivers are entitled to the full array of Medicaid benefits.
The CCC Plus Waiver serves individuals 65 and over who have medical or nursing care needs. It provides a variety of health and wellness services to older residents who meet eligibility guidelines for nursing facility care, including medical necessity, as well as the need for assistance with activities of daily living. For more information on the program, visit Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus or call 1-844-374-9159.
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services: Auxiliary Grant
Virginia’s Auxiliary Grant provides financial assistance to eligible individuals already in assisted living or adult foster care. This two-part grant yields monthly payments, which include a personal needs allowance in addition to funds designated for facility care. The personal needs allowance lets seniors in residential facilities pay for items such as clothing, tobacco, eyeglasses and over-the-counter medications that residences are not required to provide.
For additional information or to apply, visit the Virginia Department of Social Services.
Virginia Adult Services Program
The goal of the Virginia Adult Services Program is to keep seniors in their home or community for as long as possible, and program benefits include assessments for individuals currently residing in assisted living facilities or seeking assisted living arrangements. Additional benefits include case management, nutrition counseling and home-based services.
Low-income seniors or adults with impairments may be eligible for this program and should request additional information at their local Department of Social Services.
From leisure programs to health and wellness services, Richmond’s senior centers seek to enhance the lives of older adults. Active seniors may benefit from the variety of clubs and activities available through senior programming services, which may include trips, educational offerings, socialization and opportunities for community involvement.
Linwood Robinson Center
700 North 26th Street, Richmond, VA 23223
Senior Center of Greater Richmond at Peter Paul Development Center
1708 North 22nd Street, Richmond, VA 23223
John P. Quarles Memorial Senior Center
945 Worth Street, Richmond, VA 23225
Active Adults Programming Administration Office
1209 Admiral Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Several Richmond agencies offer services to older adults in need of resources or advocacy. These organizations strive to help seniors stay independent by providing referrals, counseling and education.
Senior Connections — The Capital Area Agency on Aging
24 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Office on Aging & Persons with Disabilities (OAPD)
701 North 25th Street, Richmond, VA 23223
Virginia’s capital city provides several resources for eligible veterans, including a VA medical center that has a regional benefits satellite office. Individuals seeking counseling, referrals or other support can also contact the local veterans center.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center
1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23249
Richmond Vet Center
4902 Fitzhugh Avenue, Richmond, VA 23230
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