15 Assisted Living Facilities near Crozet, VA
There are 15 Assisted Living Facilities in the Crozet area, with 2 in Crozet and 13 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Crozet is $3,495 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Waynesboro with an average starting cost of $3,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 55 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Crozet. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Crozet 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Charlottesville with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Crozet, VA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Crozet
Crozet is considered one of the best places to retire in Albemarle County, Virginia. Located approximately an hour north of Lynchburg, Crozet offers vineyards for wine-tasting and the Chiles Peach Orchard for seniors who enjoy picking their own fruit. Seniors can also enjoy beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. For those looking for a quiet place to retire, Crozet offers two assisted living facilities within the city limits and 22 in cities close by.
Assisted living facilities in Crozet and in the state of Virginia are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services. There are two levels of care in these facilities, including residential living care or minimal care and assisted living care or those that provide moderate assistance.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Crozet
- The Crozet area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the University of Virginia Health System Family Medicine and Specialty Care, in the event of medical emergencies of illness.
- Crozet has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Wildrock, an organization that offers field trips for seniors and team-building workshops, as well as one senior center.
JAUNT provides transportation services for seniors in Crozet and the surrounding area to and from senior programs, doctor’s appointments, job opportunities and other destinations.
- Based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), violent crime in Crozet is ranked 29.7 for violent crime and 27.3 for property crime, which means the city is relatively safe for seniors. The national average for violent crime is 31.1, and it is 38.1 for property crime.
- Seniors who love the snow may enjoy living in Crozet. The city gets approximately 15 inches of snow per year. Summer highs are around 87 degrees, while January lows are around 25.
- Seniors on a budget may find it slightly challenging to manage money in Crozet due to the higher than average cost of living. Based on the national average of 100, the cost of living in Crozet is 132.1. This is also higher than the state's average of 114.
Paying for Assisted Living in Crozet
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Crozet start around $3,495 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Crozet and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Crozet
Seniors in Crozet who need help paying for an assisted living facilities may apply for the Medicaid 1915 waiver program. Eligibility is determined based on the ability to meet the state's nursing facility level of care criteria, and the person must be receiving the state supplement to the Supplemental Security Income payment (SSI). The state provides an optional state supplement (OSS) to low income, blind and disabled seniors.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
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 Crozet
Crozet and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Crozet, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Crozet
Crozet-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 near Crozet, VA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Crozet
Review of The Lodge at Old Trail
I had a meeting with one of the administrators at The Lodge at Old Trail. I told her that I don't need assisted living yet, but I will need it, and when I do, I want to see how that's handled. She ... Read more
Review of Mountainside Senior Living
Mountainside Senior Living is TRULY a hidden gem. The facility, staff, assistance and dining are second to none!! My mom absolutely loves it here!! If I could give this place 10 stars I would, but ... Read more
Review of Mountainside Senior Living
This was the only facility my MIL could afford since she’s on social security and we are so thankful. The staff cares and is exceptionally kind and helpful in all matters. You are definitely not ge... Read more