12 Assisted Living Facilities near Petersburg, VA

8 Assisted Living Facilities in Petersburg, VA

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Ivy Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
590 Flank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805
"My wife is at Spring Oak Assisted Living, and it’s good. They have different activities, her room is kept clean, and the staff is very nice and very informative. They get along well with them. The..." More

Dinwiddie Health And Rehab Center

Provides: Assisted Living
46 Diamond Drive, Petersburg, VA 23803
"WELL WHEN WE FIRST TALKED ABOUT PUTTING MY GRANDMOTHER IN A NURSING HOME EVERYONE WAS KIND OF SKEPTICAL BECAUSE WE'VE HEARD SUCH HORROR STORIES RELATED TO NURSING FACILITIES HOW THE PATIENTS WERE..." More

Metro Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
17 Shore Street,, Petersburg, VA 23803
"My mom is already in an ALF at Metro Gardens. She likes this facility because it is close to her community where she grew up. We have her in there the end of June of last year. She was in a..." More

Poplar Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
350 Poplar Drive, Petersburg, VA 23805
"I spent four days at Poplar Springs Hospital, and for the most part, found it a very peaceful and helpful environment. The many activities, attentive staff, and appropriate advice helped me to feel..." More

Vista Park

Provides: Assisted Living
550 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803

Petersburg Home for Ladies

Provides: Assisted Living
311 South Jefferson Street, Petersburg, VA 23803

Totty Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3500 Totty St, Petersburg, VA 23803

Tri City Garden Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
36 West Fillmore Street, Petersburg, VA 23803

4 Assisted Living Facilities near Petersburg, VA

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Harmony at Ironbridge

Provides: Assisted Living
6701 Ironbridge Parkway, Chester, VA 23831
"A friend has been here for years and loves it. Her family is really happy to. We needed a place for my mom for a few months and we took her to the Crossings. The staff was really good to her and..." More

Dunlop House

Provides: Assisted Living
235 Dunlop Farms Boulevard, Colonial Heights, V...
"Dunlop House is very comprehensive in the services that they offer. It is a lovely community, and it is close by. The only drawback is the expense; it is terribly expensive. The staff is very kind..." More

Brighter Living Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5301 Plaza Drive, Hopewell, VA 23860
"I have been visiting Brighter Living seeing numerous friends for years. I want to say that the new administrator does an amazing job. She has made sure the building is spotless and is constantly..." More

Assisted Living at Lucy Corr Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard, Chesterfield, VA 23832
"My sister moved into Lucy Corr Village. It is very clean. All of the workers are very friendly and efficient in their care. The rooms are very roomy. They interact very well with the residents, and..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Petersburg

    The Petersburg, Virginia, area has a rich history dating back to the town's founding in 1748. Today, seniors living in Petersburg may enjoy visiting one of the city's impressive array of historical parks and museums. For those seniors and their families who are considering assisted living, Virginia's Department of Social Services licenses 17 different Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in the Petersburg area, including eight in Petersburg and nine more in neighboring communities like Williamsburg, Franklin and Richmond. In Petersburg and throughout Virginia, facilities that provide a minimal level of care are called residential living care, while those that provide more intensive services are known as assisted living care.   

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Petersburg

    • Assisted living communities in the Petersburg area may offer their senior residents outings to local parks, landmarks, shops and museums. Notable attractions include Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg National Battlefield Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier.

    • Petersburg is more affordable for seniors than the average American city, with a cost of living that is 9.2 percent below the national average. 

    • The climate in Petersburg is reasonably mild compared to other U.S. cities. Seniors living in Petersburg can expect humid summers and winters with lows in the mid-20s.

    • Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) serves the city's public transportation needs.  Curb-to-curb transportation is available to seniors who qualify under the Americans with Disability Act. PAT offers paratransit services to Petersburg residents aged 70 and older at half price.

    • According to the American Lung Association, Chesterfield County gets passing grades on air quality measures  a B for high ozone days and an A for 24-hour particle pollution.

    • Seniors and their families should be aware that crime rates in Petersburg are significantly above national and state averages for both violent and property crimes. Across the country, 92 percent of cities are considered safer than Petersburg.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Petersburg

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Virginia

    $4,011.00 Mechanicsville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,888.00 Williamsburg
    $3,600.00 Richmond
    $3,484.00 Midlothian
    $2,500.00 Henrico

    Assisted Living costs in Petersburg start around $0 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 Petersburg 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 Petersburg

    In 2018, Virginia replaced its old Medicaid waiver programs with a single program called Medicaid Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus (CCC Plus). Seniors in Petersburg who believe they may qualify for long-term care assistance are encouraged to contact their local services board for more information.

    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 Petersburg

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Petersburg

    Petersburg-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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    Assisted Living near Petersburg, VA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Petersburg

    • Review of Ivy Ridge Assisted Living

      My mother was in Ivy Ridge Assisted Living, but they could not take care of her because of her dietary needs. They were giving her, her medications and assistance with bathing. They had bingo, trip... Read more

      Christine
    • Review of Ivy Ridge Assisted Living

      My wife is at Spring Oak Assisted Living, and it’s good. They have different activities, her room is kept clean, and the staff is very nice and very informative. They get along well with them. The ... Read more

      Richard
    • Review of Ivy Ridge Assisted Living

      Ivy Ridge is a nice, clean place. The staff has been very good and always helpful. When I have any questions or anything, they get them answered. I don't have problems. My mother has told me nothin... Read more

      Tricia
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