12 Assisted Living Facilities in Lynchburg, VA

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Heritage Green Assisted Living and Me...

Provides: Assisted Living
200-201 Lillian Lane, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"The quality of service my mother has received at Heritage Green has been wonderful. The staff is caring and understanding of the challenges that face all the residents. I would like to acknowledge..." More

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Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
30 Monica Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"Wonderful wonderful wonderful " More

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Runk & Pratt at Leesville Road

Provides: Assisted Living
20212 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"This particular facility provides similar excellent care to the other locations, but is a little smaller and more personal setting. I have seen residents come from larger communities where they..." More

Valley View Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1213 Long Meadows Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"My mother-in-law has had an apartment on the assisted living floor for 2 1/2 years. She was living in her own home for over a year after her husband passed away. She is well taken care of and we..." More

Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg

Provides: Assisted Living
501 Ves Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503
"My grandparents began living at this facility several years ago. They originally bought into the place for the Independent living function when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. My..." More

Summit Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 Enterprise Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"My mother has been at The Summit for a few years now and feels very comfortable there. It is a very clean facility that feels more like of a home and never has odd smells, like some facilities..." More

The Elms of Lynchburg

Provides: Assisted Living
2249 Murrell Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501
"The community is very well taken care of, as are the residents. We are very pleased with the new leadership and with the new administrator. She is available, present and has high standards for..." More

Slagle Home

Provides: Assisted Living
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..." More

Caring Star 2016

Bentley Commons at Lynchburg

Provides: Assisted Living
1604 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"I loved Bentley Commons at Lynchburg, it was a polished and beautiful community. I just didn't feel that it's a good fit for my step-dad because he needs more individual care than what they're used..." More

The Williams Home, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
1201 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503
"I love it here in The Williams Home. They have gobs of help, and they do everything for us. Three meals a day, laundry, and housekeeping were all included in our monthly fee, which is fairly..." More

Guggenheimer Nursing Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1902 Grace St, 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..." More

Grace Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
1503 Grace Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504

Assisted Living near Lynchburg, VA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lynchburg

  • Review of Runk & Pratt at Leesville Road

    This particular facility provides similar excellent care to the other locations, but is a little smaller and more personal setting. I have seen residents come from larger communities where they wer... Read more

    cson
  • Review of Summit Assisted Living

    My mother has been at The Summit for a few years now and feels very comfortable there. It is a very clean facility that feels more like of a home and never has odd smells, like some facilities have... Read more

    Sarah W
  • Review of Runk & Pratt at Leesville Road

    Great place for senior care! Definitely recommend! Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lynchburg

Lynchburg is just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia, which have created a number of quiet, suburban areas that are ideal for seniors — 14 percent of the population. There are 13 assisted living facilities in the Lynchburg area, all of which are regulated and licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lynchburg

  • Lynchburg weather is cold in the winter, with lows averaging below freezing between December and March, with about 15 inches of snowfall on average per year. The summer highs peak in the upper 80s and the rest of the year is basically light jacket weather.

  • The is good air quality in Lynchburg, as there are no major metropolitan areas around to pollute the air. The Blue Ridge Mountains also help to clean the air and minimize pollution in Lynchburg and the surrounding communities.

  • According to Sperling's Best Places scale, cost of living in Lynchburg is 85.7, well under the state index of 107 and the national median of 100. Necessities like groceries (92), utilities (107) and transportation (89) fall between the state and national averages.

  • Lynchburg has a surprisingly high crime rate when considering the size of the city as a whole. At 3.72 violent crimes per 1000 residents it is higher than the state average of 2.18 for violent crime per 1,000 people. However, it is still below the national average of 4.0 for violent crime. Overall, Lynchburg is 23 percent safer than other cities in the United States.

  • Various services like Home Instead Senior Care will provide transportation for seniors around the Lynchburg area, ranging between running errands to going to religious services to heading to doctor’s appointments. There are also independent transportation providers in the area who may be less expensive.


Paying for Assisted Living in Lynchburg

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Virginia

$4,000.00 US
$3,076.00 Lynchburg
$2,500.00 Chesterfield
$2,447.00 Bedford

Assisted Living costs in Lynchburg start around $3,076 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 Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg

There are Auxillary Grants to help seniors pay for assisted living. For seniors who can’t afford assisted living facilities, and who are 55 years or older and are suffering from Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia, the State of Virginia has an Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Waiver. This program is administered through state Medicaid and pays for ALF facilities that are considered a “safe and secure” environment by the state.

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

Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lynchburg

Lynchburg-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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