8 Assisted Living Facilities in Petersburg City, VA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Petersburg City, 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

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

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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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Petersburg City

    The site of battles in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, Petersburg, Virginia, is a city of great historical significance. Today, the vibrant community is still a hub of history and commerce. It is home to over 31,000 residents, with more than 16% of the population aged 65 and older.

    To serve the needs of this demographic, 12 assisted living facilities are available in the Petersburg region, including eight in the city proper. These facilities are licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services to offer two levels of care, including residential living care and assisted living care.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Petersburg City

    • Petersburg has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Tabernacle Life Center's Senior Citizen Program, an organization that has collaborated with the city's Parks & Leisure Services department to offer fitness classes, health seminars, social events and recreational activities, as well as several nearby senior centers.
    • The Petersburg Area Transit provides transportation services to residents of Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights and surrounding counties. It offers heavily reduced fares for eligible seniors. PAT also offers a number of specialized services, including a curb-to-curb transportation service for ADA qualified passengers and paratransit service for seniors 70 years and older.
    • Compared to both national and regional averages, crime rates in Petersburg are high. Violent crime scores 35.9 out of 100 and property crime is rated 45.7. National averages are 22.7 and 35.4 in the same categories, respectively.
    • The overall cost of living in Petersburg is rated 90.8, which is lower than both the U.S. national average of 100 and Virginia state average of 113.8. This could help seniors afford the cost of care at an ALF.
    • While winters in Petersburg are mild in comparison to the average U.S. city, 90-degree temperatures and high levels of humidity seen throughout the summer months could be overwhelming for some seniors.
    • Petersburg has a rich arts and culture scene and a number of historical sites for seniors to explore. Some popular spots include Swift Creek Mill Theatre, the Ward Center for Contemporary Art, Centre Hill Museum and Petersburg National Battlefield.

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

    Paying for Assisted Living in Petersburg City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $4,250.00 Hanover County
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,710.00 Chesterfield County
    $3,664.00 James City
    $3,439.00 Henrico County

    Assisted Living costs in Petersburg City 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 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 Petersburg City

    Seniors living in Petersburg have access to several state-sponsored programs to help cover the cost of an ALF, including the Auxiliary Grant Program, which helps low-income seniors pay for the care services provided at an adult care residence or an adult family care home. The state also offers a Supplemental Security Income program to pay benefits to seniors age 65 and older who have financial limitations.

    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 City

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Petersburg City

    Petersburg 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 Petersburg City

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

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