9 Assisted Living Facilities in Hampton City, VA
The average cost of assisted living in Hampton City is $2,569 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,480.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Hampton City. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Hampton City 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Newport News City with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hampton City, VA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hampton City
Sitting along the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, Virginia, was settled in 1610, making it one of the oldest cities in America. This waterfront city is currently home to more than 134,000 residents, with about 14% of the population aged 65 and older.
As their needs change, many of Hampton's senior residents may benefit from the care offered at one of the city's nine assisted living facilities. Across the state of Virginia and in Hampton, residential living care and assisted living care are both considered to be types of assisted living facilities (ALFs), and are licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hampton City
- Virginia seniors looking to save on daily living expenses may find Hampton to be an attractive option. At. 94.6, the overall cost of living is lower than the state average of 113.8 and U.S. national average of 100.
- While violent crime in Hampton falls below the national average, rates of property crime are high. On a scale out of 100, the city scores a 47.3, compared to an average rating of 35.4, nationally.
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) provides a year-round bus service with 72 routes, including the city of Hampton. Seniors aged 65 and older are eligible for discounted fares.
- With a pleasant year-round climate, seniors in Hampton can take full advantage of its beautiful waterfront locale and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. Summers are hot, with temperatures climbing to the high 80s, and winter lows only drop to 33 degrees, with just 5 inches of snow expected annually.
- Hampton has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Hampton Senior Citizen Advisory Council, an organization that advocates for seniors and coordinates senior-focused services, as well as a senior center.
- Rich in history, Hampton provides numerous arts and cultural opportunities for seniors to enjoy, including performances at The American Theater, which has been operating since 1908, the Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center and the Hampton History Museum. Residents can also experience unique attractions, such as narrated harbor cruises and the Hampton Carousel, one of only 170 antique wooden carousels in the U.S.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Hampton City
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Assisted Living costs in Hampton City start around $2,569 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 Hampton City 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 Hampton City
To help supplement the cost of an ALF, seniors in Hampton have several options for financial assistance. Available to seniors living on a limited income, these state-sponsored programs include Virginia's Supplemental Security Income and the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services' Auxiliary Grant Program.
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 Hampton City
Hampton City 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 Hampton City, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hampton City
Hampton City-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.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hampton City
Review of The Devonshire
My dad started out independent living and had a pet cat. Most of the cleaning staff refused to clean because of it. He moved to Assisted Living, they made him get rid it despite promising he would ... Read more
Review of Bethel Helping Hands
Bethel Helping Hands was very old, it's like a home turned into an assisted living so there's only a very few people living there. The lady that assisted me was the manager, she was short-staffed f... Read more
Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton
Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton felt more like a nursing home, and one side smelled like urine and feces. The residents didn't seem too happy, and they seemed really depressed. The person dur... Read more