11 Assisted Living Facilities in James City, VA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in James City, VA

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Commonwealth Senior Living at William...

Provides: Assisted Living
236 Commons Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"The basic reason we chose Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg over a couple of other places is because they'd provide care for my wife if she progresses with her illness through the end. The..." More

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Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
3800 Treyburn Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"Brookdale Williamsburg is a quite nice home for Mom. It's like a condo complex that doesn't look like a retirement community. The food is acceptable, the staff is terrific, and the grounds are..." More

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Greenfield of Williamsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
251 Patriot Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"Greenfield of Williamsburg was a very nice place, but my other siblings thought it was a little more expensive than what they thought we should be investing in. They have very nice accommodations..." More

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The Anderson's Cozy Home

Provides: Assisted Living
136 Little John Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"Wow! Where to start? Despite our son's unfortunate circumstances, he was very fortunate to have been a resident at Anderson's Cozy Home. After being diagnosed with a nasty disease, FTD, our..." More

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Spring Arbor of Williamsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
935 Capitol Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"Our tour at Spring Arbor of Williamsburg was terrific. I like the place very much. I like the rooms, and I really like the dining room. It is bright, cheerful and pretty. Everybody seems very..." More

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Edgeworth Park at New Town

Provides: Assisted Living
5501 Discovery Park Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23188
"We have decided on Edgeworth Park at New Town. The staff was very helpful and the place was very clean and open. It's a relatively small place, and that's why we chose it. All the meals are..." More

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Colonial Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
8679 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"My father-in-law has decided to stay at Colonial Manor. The cleanliness is good. They keep everything very clean, but it just needs some updates. Nevertheless, we have been blessed because of the..." More

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Dominion Village at Williamsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
4132 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
"My mother went to Dominion Village at Williamsburg for respite care. Our experience was very good. If we go on vacation again my mom will go back there. The staff was extremely friendly, very..." More

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Morningside of Williamsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
440 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA 23185
"Morningside of Williamsburg has been fantastic about everything. I know she plays bingo and I know they have different activities as far as making things craft-wise. I also know that they have..." More

Patriots Colony at Williamsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
6200 Patriots Colony Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188
"Patriots Colony at Williamsburg's staff is fine. They have convalescent care and assisted living, and they have private apartments coming up. The apartments were OK compared to others that I have..." More

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Williamsburg Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
5700 Williamsburg Landing Dr., Williamsburg, VA...
"Are you looking for a vibrant, engaging and fulfilling way of life? If so, you'll find it at Williamsburg Landing. Nestled on 137 wooded acres along the serene banks of College Creek in..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in James City

    James City County is home to Historic Jamestowne, where European settlers first landed in 1607. Here, visitors can enjoy free walking tours with an education specialist or archaeologist to learn about the region's earliest residents and see artifacts that have been uncovered. Since its early days, James City County has grown to more than 76,000 residents, over a quarter of whom are age 65 and over. 

    Many seniors in James City County who need assistance with personal care and other daily living activities reside in assisted living facilities. There are 10 facilities in this county, all of which are governed by the Virginia Department of Social Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in James City

    • James City County seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income, and while pension income and withdrawals from retirement accounts are taxable, there is a large deduction to reduce how much tax is levied on these types of income.  
    • The James City County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and Eastern State Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • James City County has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Adult Services program, a program that provides legal intervention, nutrition services and transportation services to area seniors, as well as at least three senior centers.
      • James City County is home to several museums, including the Virginia Musical Museum, which is located in the city of Williamsburg. This museum features a piano gallery, music boxes and nickelodeons, phonographs and other exhibits that showcase the history of music in the region. A discount on admissions is available to seniors.   
      • Public transit in James City County is provided by the Williamsburg Area Transit Authority, which provides bus and trolley services. Reduced fare is available to seniors age 65 and over.  
      • The overall cost of living in James City County is about 25% higher than the national average and roughly 10% higher than the statewide average, which may make it unaffordable for seniors with restrictive retirement budgets.  

      Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


      Paying for Assisted Living in James City

      Average Monthly Costs

      Counties in Virginia

      $4,563.00 Gloucester County
      $4,150.00 York County
      $4,000.00 US
      $3,841.00 James City
      $3,519.00 Henrico County
      $3,350.00 Newport News City
      $2,569.00 Hampton City

      Assisted Living costs in James City start around $3,841 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 James 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 James City

      In James City County, assisted living services may be paid for by the state's Auxiliary Grant.  

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

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      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 James City

      James 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 James City, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.


      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in James City

      James 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 James City

      • Review of Greenfield of Williamsburg

        The atmosphere at Greenfield of Williamsburg is lovely. I have not tasted the food, but it looks good, and the staff seems to be very caring. They're watching the residents all time. The activities... Read more

        Fran
      • Review of Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

        Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg seems nice, but the assisted living part has lower ceilings than the independent living. I just liked the other place I visited better because it had more light and ... Read more

        Sarah
      • Review of Edgeworth Park at New Town

        We have decided on Edgeworth Park at New Town. The staff was very helpful and the place was very clean and open. It's a relatively small place, and that's why we chose it. All the meals are provide... Read more

        Sarah
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