8 Assisted Living Facilities in Newport News City, VA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Newport News City, VA

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Huntington at The Newport

Provides: Assisted Living
11143 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601
"I have a family member at Huntington and she likes it very much. I used to work in healthcare myself and their staffing is just like any other facility. You will always have some staff that are..." More

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The Hidenwood Assisted Living and Ret...

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Wellesley Drive, Newport News, VA 23606
"I'm happy there are nurses here 24/7. The new memory care unit is very clean and I like that there is a nurses station in the common area. The renovations look great to the building, in general...." More

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Morningside of Newport News

Provides: Assisted Living
655 Denbigh Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23608
"We're extremely satisfied with Morningside of Newport News. The very friendly and competent staff is very attentive to the needs of the residents, and we're extremely pleased. They offer any number..." More

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Warwick Forest Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1004 Old Denbigh Blvd, Newport News, VA 23602
"I have a brother who had to have total hip replacement surgery. He also has a history of seizures and blackouts. He was recommended to go there after his discharge from rehab. The staff was very..." More

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The Chesapeake

Provides: Assisted Living
955 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601
"The amenities at The Chesapeake are pretty much the same as with other communities. The only difference is that their meal plan carries over for three months, so that is definitely an advantage...." More

Mennowood Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
13030 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23602
"Mennowood is very warm and very homey. There are lovely woods on the property. It's gracious, lovely, and clean but not sterile, and there's lots of sunlight. My sister's friend's mother lives..." More

Hilton Plaza, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
311 Main Street, Newport News, VA 23601
"This facility is not as viewed on it's website. It is very outdated dark and could use many updates. The staff seem very nice but there aren't too many of them. I feel the folks here have had a bad..." More

Caring & Sharing Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
6008 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23605

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Newport News City

    The coastal Virginia city of Newport News is rich in outdoor amenities, including fishing spots, walking trails and bird-watching areas. In addition to being home to an abundance of wildlife, the city has nearly 179,000 residents, about 12% of whom are aged 65 and over.  

    Seniors who need an extra hand with meals, personal care and housekeeping may transition to one of the region's assisted living facilities. In Newport News, as in the rest of the state, assisted living facilities are governed by the Virginia Department of Social Services. Newport News has eight facilities, and there are 13 more nearby. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Newport News City

    • Retirees in Newport News do not pay state income tax on Social Security income. While all other types of retirement income are taxed, seniors can claim a large deduction, which may leave more money in the budget for assisted living expenses. 
    • Newport News has many arts and cultural amenities, which are popular destinations for senior center field trips. The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center has accessible seating and hosts live entertainment throughout the year. Seniors are eligible to receive discounted membership at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, which offers a variety of exhibitions, programs and classes.   
    • The Newport News area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sentara Port Warwick and Riverside Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
      • Public transportation in Newport News is provided by Hampton Roads Transit, which operates two dozen routes in the city. Seniors aged 65 and over are eligible to ride for a discounted fare.   
      • The overall cost of living in Newport News is roughly on par with the national average and about 13% lower than the statewide average, which may make it a good option for retirees with limited income and assets. 
      • With highs near 90 degrees, summers in Newport News are warmer than that of the average Virginia city. Winter lows are around 30 degrees, and the region receives just 5 inches of annual snowfall, making it a good option for seniors who rely on mobility aids. 

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


      Paying for Assisted Living in Newport News City

      Average Monthly Costs

      Counties in Virginia

      $5,145.00 Norfolk City
      $4,563.00 Gloucester County
      $4,150.00 York County
      $4,000.00 US
      $3,863.00 James City
      $3,835.00 Portsmouth City
      $3,350.00 Newport News City
      $2,569.00 Hampton City

      Assisted Living costs in Newport News City start around $3,350 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 Newport News 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 Newport News City

      The state covers assisted living services in Newport News through Virginia'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 Newport News City

      Newport News 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 Newport News City, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.


      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Newport News City

      Newport News 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 Newport News City

      • Review of The Hidenwood Assisted Living and Retirement Community

        I'm happy there are nurses here 24/7. The new memory care unit is very clean and I like that there is a nurses station in the common area. The renovations look great to the building, in general. Ev... Read more

        Heather Dereski
      • Review of Huntington at The Newport

        We visited a friend and she wanted some ice for drink. The aide was too busy to get it for us , so my husband went down to kitchen to get some . As soon as he turned on the lights about 20 roaches... Read more

        CaringOne2006
      • Review of The Hidenwood Assisted Living and Retirement Community

        Community is very nice & updated. Apartments have full size appliances, walk in tubs and plenty of closets. Ms. Perryman was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. I hope this will b... Read more

        Elizabeth Anderson1
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