3 Assisted Living Facilities in Manassas City, VA
The average cost of assisted living in Manassas City is $4,115 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Alexandria City with an average starting cost of $4,112.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Manassas City. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Manassas City 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Charles County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Manassas City
With a historic downtown area, battlefields and a museum system, Manassas, Virginia, has plenty to offer residents who want to enjoy a little piece of history. Some of the history buffs make up the almost 9% of seniors who call this area home, and for those residents, there are five assisted living facilities in Manassas as well as 21 in nearby communities like Fairfax and Woodbridge.
In Manassas City, as well as the rest of Virginia, assisted living facilities are broken down into two categories: assisted living care and residential living care. The Virginia Department of Social Services is tasked with licensing these facilities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Manassas City
- While the state of Virginia as a whole has a cost of living that is 8% higher than the rest of the country, Manassas is even more expensive, with a cost of living 23% higher than the U.S. average. Healthcare, however, run about 2% cheaper than the U.S. average, which may help residents save on costs.
- Manassas has warm summers, with temps in the high 80s, and cold winters, with lows dropping into the 20s. The area sees only 196 sunny days per year, nine fewer than the national average, and gets 43 inches of rain every year. This could be a concern for seniors who prefer sunny, dry weather.
- The Manassas area is relatively safe when it comes to both violent and property crime. Compared to the national averages, the city's property crime rate is 20% lower and the violent crime rate is 40% lower.
- Virginia is considered a tax-friendly state because Social Security income is not taxed and pension other retirement income is only partially taxed.
- While the overall air quality index in Manassas is on par with the national average, the air pollution index is 90% better than the rest of the country, which can make it a good choice for seniors with lung issues.
- The Manassas area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Prince William Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Manassas City
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Assisted Living costs in Manassas City start around $4,115 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 Manassas 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 Manassas City
Virginia residents who are currently receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be eligible for financial assistance for assisted living care through the state's Auxiliary Grant program. Monies from this program can be put toward room and board, maintenance and care and certain personal services not already provided by the assisted living facility.
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 Manassas City
Manassas 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 Manassas City, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Manassas City
Manassas 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 Manassas City
Review of Fox Trail Assisted Living at Manassas
Fox Trail Assisted Living at Manassas has been great so far and my dad has only been there for about a month. The staff is great and I don't have any complaints. The dining area is very nice. They ... Read more
Review of Fox Trail Assisted Living at Manassas
My Mother is a resident at Fox Trail in Manassas. She has been receiving EXCELLENT care. My family is very pleased and IMPRESSED by the compassion shown by ALL of the staff working with her. All... Read more
Review of Caton Merchant House
My dad was a resident at Caton Merchant and we loved the staff and community. He was very reluctant to go to an assisted living at first, but easily fell into a good routine and was happy. His ro... Read more