Chesterfield is located in Chesterfield County, which has a senior population of around 54,300. It’s part of the Richmond-Petersburg metro area. Excellent year-round weather, quality health care, and a low crime rate make the city a consideration for those who want to retire in the state. There are 15 developed parks in the city for enjoying nature.  

Assisted living provides long-term housing for seniors who are generally active but may need assistance with daily activities. The most common services include housekeeping, meals, dressing, grooming, laundry and transportation. The average cost of assisted living in Chesterfield is $3,645 per month. This is less than the state and national average and one of the lowest costs in the state.

This guide provides an overview of assisted living, including what it is and the average costs across the state. It also provides an overview of the different types of long-term care and their costs. There is a list of resources for seniors to help improve their quality of life in Chesterfield. 

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Chesterfield, VA

Hall’s Care Homes LLC

6520 Licking Creek Drive, Chesterfield, VA, 23832

Hall’s Care Homes is a retirement place for veterans. My husband is a veteran and they do really good care there. I’m very pleased. The staff is great. He’s in a shared room, and they’re all shared ro … (read more)
Hall’s Care Homes is a retirement place for veterans. My husband is a veteran and they do really good care there. I’m very pleased. The staff is great. He’s in a shared room, and they’re all shared ro … (read more)

Assisted Living at Lucy Corr Village

6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard, Chesterfield, VA, 23832

I toured Assisted Living at Lucy Corr Village for my mother. The appearance was fine, I didn’t see any issues, however the rooms were all occupied. Since I was a walk-in, they told me I couldn’t see t … (read more)
I toured Assisted Living at Lucy Corr Village for my mother. The appearance was fine, I didn’t see any issues, however the rooms were all occupied. Since I was a walk-in, they told me I couldn’t see t … (read more)

2016, 2019, 2020

Heritage Green Assisted Living and Memory Care

200-201 Lillian Lane, Lynchburg, VA, 24502

Heritage Green Assisted Living and Memory Care is in Lynchburg, Virginia, a scenic locale known as the "City of Seven Hills". Relatives of community members rave about the cleanliness of Heritage Gree … (read more)
Heritage Green Assisted Living and Memory Care is in Lynchburg, Virginia, a scenic locale known as the "City of Seven Hills". Relatives of community members rave about the cleanliness of Heritage Gree … (read more)

Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge

30 Monica Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA, 24502

My brother was in Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge for six months. I loved everything there. I loved the staff. You get to interact with the staff a lot. I loved the activities. They had plenty of acti … (read more)
My brother was in Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge for six months. I loved everything there. I loved the staff. You get to interact with the staff a lot. I loved the activities. They had plenty of acti … (read more)

Runk & Pratt at Leesville Rd

20212 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24502

My father is in Runk & Pratt at Leesville Rd. The care is wonderful. It’s like a family atmosphere. His room is absolutely clean and very comfortable. I’m sitting in it right now. They have arts, … (read more)
My father is in Runk & Pratt at Leesville Rd. The care is wonderful. It’s like a family atmosphere. His room is absolutely clean and very comfortable. I’m sitting in it right now. They have arts, … (read more)

Valley View Retirement Community

1213 Long Meadows Drive, Lynchburg, VA, 24502

Valley View Retirement Community is located in southwest Lynchburg, Virginia, close to numerous dining options. It offers both assisted and independent living. Loved ones praise the facility’s be … (read more)
Valley View Retirement Community is located in southwest Lynchburg, Virginia, close to numerous dining options. It offers both assisted and independent living. Loved ones praise the facility’s be … (read more)

Summit Assisted Living

1400 Enterprise Drive, Lynchburg, VA, 24502

Summit Assisted Living is located in Lynchburg, Virginia, and is nestled between Routes 221 and 501 in the bustling neighborhood of Wyndhurst. Residents and visitors alike enjoy socializing on the lan … (read more)
Summit Assisted Living is located in Lynchburg, Virginia, and is nestled between Routes 221 and 501 in the bustling neighborhood of Wyndhurst. Residents and visitors alike enjoy socializing on the lan … (read more)

Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg

501 Ves Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24503

Loved ones of residents living in Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg praise the facility for its high level of care. They mention the many activities that are made available to residents, such a … (read more)
Loved ones of residents living in Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg praise the facility for its high level of care. They mention the many activities that are made available to residents, such a … (read more)

Slagle Home

3209 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA, 24501

Just wanted to like people know that my brother has been there for 3 years and being really taken care of. He get’s (3) meals a day. They have activities for them to do and they make sure that they ta … (read more)
Just wanted to like people know that my brother has been there for 3 years and being really taken care of. He get’s (3) meals a day. They have activities for them to do and they make sure that they ta … (read more)

The Williams Home, Inc.

1201 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24503

North of Ivy Creek and about two minutes east of Oakwood Country Club, The Williams Home, Inc. is a women’s assisted living facility in Lynchburg, Virginia. Residents and visitors comment on the clean … (read more)
North of Ivy Creek and about two minutes east of Oakwood Country Club, The Williams Home, Inc. is a women’s assisted living facility in Lynchburg, Virginia. Residents and visitors comment on the clean … (read more)

2016

Bentley Commons at Lynchburg

1604 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA, 24502

Bentley Commons at Lynchburg is located right in the middle of state highway routes 221 and 501 and is a great senior community that offers spacious, clean rooms and plenty of regular activities … (read more)
Bentley Commons at Lynchburg is located right in the middle of state highway routes 221 and 501 and is a great senior community that offers spacious, clean rooms and plenty of regular activities … (read more)

Guggenheimer Health & Rehabilitation Center

1902 Grace Street, Lynchburg, VA, 24504

I found Guggenheimer to be one of the nicest assisted living facilities I have been to. The parking area is a bit small and close quartered. Entering the building I saw some women listening to music … (read more)
I found Guggenheimer to be one of the nicest assisted living facilities I have been to. The parking area is a bit small and close quartered. Entering the building I saw some women listening to music … (read more)

The Elms of Lynchburg

2249 Murrell Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24501

The Elms of Lynchburg is an assisted living community located in historic Lynchburg, Virginia, situated along the James River and in the eastern foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The facil … (read more)
The Elms of Lynchburg is an assisted living community located in historic Lynchburg, Virginia, situated along the James River and in the eastern foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The facil … (read more)

Grace Lodge

1503 Grace Street, Lynchburg, VA, 24504


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chesterfield

Assisted living communities in Virginia are regulated by the Virginia Department of Health. These communities are nonmedical residential facilities that provide health care services and coordinate personal care. Some offer 24-hour supervision and skilled nursing.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chesterfield

  • Chesterfield is home to many medical centers and hospitals that treat chronic conditions, illnesses and injuries. These communities include the Chippenham Hospital, The Johnston-Willis Hospital and Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center.
  • Chesterfield has four distinct seasons throughout the year, including hot summers with highs around 90 degrees and winter lows around 26 degrees. The city gets around 7 inches of snow, which is ideal for seniors who love a white Christmas, and there are 206 sunny days per year for those who enjoy getting outdoors.
  • The overall crime rate in Chesterfield is much lower than the national average for both violent and property crime. Seniors who live in the city may feel safe when exploring and taking care of errands.
  • The overall air quality in Chesterfield is much better than the national average, according to the BestPlaces Air Quality Index. Seniors who suffer from breathing issues may find it easier to manage their illness when living in the city.
  • Chesterfield is tax-friendly for seniors who want to retire in the state. Social Security retirement benefits aren’t taxed, and other types of retirement income have a $12,000 deductible.

Paying for Assisted Living in Chesterfield

The 2020 Genworth Cost of Care Survey says the median monthly cost of an assisted living community in Chesterfield is $3,645. This is $1,205 less than the state average and $655 less than the national average.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

The cost of assisted living varies depending on where the community is located within the state. To the west in Blacksburg, residents pay around $4,000 and in Lynchburg, seniors pay approximately $4,939. In Winchester and Virginia Beach, seniors pay $4,304 and $4,365 respectively. 

$3645

Chesterfield

$4850

Virginia

$4300

The United States

$4000

Blacksburg

$4939

Lynchburg

$4304

Winchester

$4365

Virginia Beach

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Assisted living is just one type of long-term care available to seniors. There are also homemaker services and home health aides that make it possible for seniors to remain in their homes for as long as possible. In Chesterfield, both of these services have a monthly estimated cost of $4,671. For seniors who only need help during the day, adult day health is the least expensive option at $1,679 per month. A nursing home offers the most comprehensive level of care. A semiprivate room costs around $9,064 per month and a private room costs around $9,627.

$4671

Home Care

$4671

Home Health Care

$1679

Adult Day Health Care

$3645

Assisted Living Facility

$9064

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$9627

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for Chesterfield was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Richmond, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Chesterfield

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Virginia page.

Seniors living in Chesterfield may qualify for aid through the Auxiliary Grant Program, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or the 1915 (c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver program.

Paying for Assisted Living in Virginia

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Chesterfield

Seniors in Chesterfield have access to several programs and services that focus on improving their quality of life. Available at low cost or for free, these programs include transportation, meals, health and general education.

Resource

Contact

Service

(804) 748-1000

The Office of Aging and Disability serves residents ages 50 and older throughout Chesterfield County. The agency helps seniors remain active, independent and vital to their community, provides information and referrals to services and resources, promotes and coordinates services for older adults and their caregivers.

(804) 748-1623

The Chesterfield Senior Center offers a calendar of events for seniors aged 55 and older. Daily, weekly and monthly activities include crafts, chair fitness, meals, art lessons, bowling, bingo, games and regularly scheduled outings.

(804) 343-3000

Senior Connections is a nonprofit organization that helps seniors maintain their independence and quality of life. Services include home-delivered meals, money management, case management, transportation, caregiver support and care coordination.

(843) 623-2482

The Chesterfield Veterans Affairs Office advocates for veterans and their families and works to provide benefits and compensation to those who have served the country. The office can provide help obtaining military records, can assist with transitions and help to locate medical care. The agency can also assist veterans signing up for the Aid and Attendance Benefit that pays for home and community-based services in long-term care.

(804) 706-2796

Access Chesterfield provides transportation for seniors aged 60 and older throughout the area for medical appointments and general outings. All rides must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chesterfield

Chesterfield-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Virginia