44 Assisted Living Facilities near Portsmouth, VA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Portsmouth, VA

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchl...

Provides: Assisted Living
4916 West Norfolk Rd., Portsmouth, VA 23703
"My mother is in Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House. It seemed like they always take care of her. She's gotten better since she's been there. It seems clean and well run. They have stuff..." More

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Karolwood Gardens Portsmouth

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Bon Secours Way, Portsmouth, VA 23703
"My brother will be moving into Karolwood Gardens Portsmouth. We left a deposit today. Kim was most accommodating, caring, loving, and made us feel very comfortable. His room is very accessible and..." More

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Mayfair House

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Enterprise Way, Portsmouth, VA 23704
"We chose Mayfair House for my parents and it has been two months since they have been there. The place is very clean. All of the employees that we met are very caring and attentive. They take care..." More

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Province Place of Maryview

Provides: Assisted Living
One Bon Secours Way, Portsmouth, VA 23703
"I got to participate in the family parade that was held two weeks ago. It was so nice with everything going on. The residents seemed to really enjoy the parade. Very well put together. I have done..." More

Lillian's Loving Care

Provides: Assisted Living
3736 Turnpike Road, Portsmouth, VA 23701
"I thought it was a well run place, and it residents seem well care and happy. My friend liked it. Shd hasn't decided yet, but Lillian's Loving care is at the top of her list. " More

Emily Green Shores

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Westmoreland Avenue, Portsmouth, VA 23707
"My Mom has been at Emily Green for just over a year. She has received such sweet care. Any concern I may have is addressed right away. There is a salon, living area, dining area. The food is..." More

Bell's Residential Adult Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
3720 Deep Creek Boulevard, Portsmouth, VA 23702

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The Waterford at Virginia Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
5417 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"The Waterford at Virginia Beach was top notch. Everything was superb and clean. The deciding factor would be the price. The staff was nice, informative, and greeted you as you came in. I also saw..." More
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Caring Star 2021

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgia...

Provides: Assisted Living
651 River Walk Pkwy., Chesapeake, VA 23320
"After determining that my mother could no longer be able to live on her own, we started looking for assisted care facilities in Chesapeake Virginia. We were looking for a place that we could..." More

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Harmony at Oakbrooke

Provides: Assisted Living
301 Clearfield Avenue, Chesapeake, VA 23322
"Harmony at Oakbrooke was a wonderful facility, and it's very clean. The room size was great. The amenities were wonderful. The staff was fabulous. It would've been our first choice for mom. They..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Harmony at Independence

Provides: Assisted Living
2077 S. Independence Boulevard , Virginia Beach...
"We looked at the assisted and independent living facilities at Harmony at Independence. It's new, very clean, and very modern. The staff who showed us around was very friendly, accommodating, and..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

Provides: Assisted Living
890 Poplar Hall Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502
"My uncle is now in Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall. It's been great. When you get in the facility, everybody's just really friendly, which I appreciate, because nowadays it's so hard to..." More

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Harmony at Harbour View

Provides: Assisted Living
5871 Harbour View Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23435
"My mother moved into Harmony at Harbour View two weeks ago. Everyone's very helpful, and it seems like they really care about their residents. They have physical activities, like yoga and various..." More

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Chesapeake Place Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1508 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"My Aunt loved here and always loved the activities and the staff were always kind. There was always something to do and someone to spend time with. " More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at King's ...

Provides: Assisted Living
440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"I have no complaints with Commonwealth Senior Living at Kings Grant House. Nothing I saw was wrong. It's a nice place. I just met one person. She was fine. The dining area is fine. Everything about..." More

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Harbor's Edge Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
One Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
"My husband is a resident of Harbor's Edge Retirement Community. It's a very nice place, he liked it a lot. There's the former building, and there's a new building. Right now, as of a couple of..." More

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All About Family Residential Care, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
649 Copper Kettle Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23464
"I was pleased with the level of care for my friend. Everything was always clean and staff was polite and caring." More

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Karolwood Gardens Norfolk

Provides: Assisted Living
6403 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505
"It is a nice place, clean, new, and has nice people. Everything there was great. When I called them wanting a tour, they said to come on over and they spent about 45 minutes showing me the place..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar M...

Provides: Assisted Living
1324 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"My mom moved into Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar Manor. It seemed like the place was appropriately staffed. It was open and bright. Everyone I met was very pleasant. The food seems okay. My..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at The Bal...

Provides: Assisted Living
7211 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505
"The warmth that exudes from each staff member is palpable throughout this beautifully appointed building and grounds. Rooms are good sized, clean, and up to date. We are excited to be moving my..." More

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The Villages of Rosemont

Provides: Assisted Living
3751 Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"It was better. There were more activities, and there were nicer facilities too. The rooms were very nice and spacious. The staff was really engaged, warm, and inviting. " More

Kings Grant House

Provides: Assisted Living
440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"Tucked in a well-established residential at the edge of Virginia Beach Boulevard, Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House is right in the heart of Virginia Beach. Residents at Commonwealth..." More

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Nickson Adult Care

Provides: Assisted Living
3148 Monet Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
"At Nickson Adult Care, your loved one is our top priority. Our lovely home provides affordable care for residents in a beautiful, loving, and home-like environment with a very attractive..." More

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God's Missing Angels, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
301 Croft Crossing, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"God's Missing Angels is a beautiful residential care home specializing in personalized care for our residents. Our family-oriented living environment ensures that our residents receive quality..." More

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Caring Star 2012

Bay Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"Wonderful and caring community. I highly recommend this place to those looking for somewhere for their loved one. They take great care and we never had any major issues." More

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The Gardens of Virginia Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
5620 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"My dad and I toured several assisted living facilities. The Gardens seemed transparent in their policies and was more interested in a good fit for my dad than in sales--and for us it included his..." More

Caring Star 2013

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Provides: Assisted Living
4560 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
"I love Our Lady of Perpetual Help. It's a great place with lots of activities. If you require assisted living, it's the place to be. They have great rehab and physical therapy, different machines..." More

Caring Star 2016

Marian Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
5345 Marian Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
"This place is a blessing! They take such good care of my father. It’s in a beautiful setting, it’s immaculate and the staff is so caring. Couldn’t ask for a better environment for my father." More

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Indian River Residential Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1012 Justis St., Chesapeake, VA 23325
"The service at Indian River Residential Care Community is wonderful because this is a facility that all the people there are all in auxiliary grant, which mean that they are not a rich facility and..." More

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Lydia Roper Home

Provides: Assisted Living
127 E. 40th Street, Norfolk, VA 23504
"My daughter is in Lydia Roper Home, which is beautiful, like an old-timey mansion. It's just wonderful and answered our prayers. It's run by the United Methodist Church. The people working there..." More

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Bickford of Suffolk

Provides: Assisted Living
6860 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23435
"Bickford of Suffolk was outstanding, but it was pricey. Everyone seemed happy and willing to help. They did things on a schedule, and it was a locked down facility. They did an outstanding job with..." More

Sentara Village at Norfolk

Provides: Assisted Living
251 S Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502
"My parents are in Sentara Village. It is topnotch. It is totally different from what I expect. Everybody is so friendly and very helpful. The place is very clean. The residents are all happy. I go..." More

Sentara Rehabilitation and Care Resid...

Provides: Assisted Living
776 Oak Grove Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"Staff, including office, cleaning and kitchen staff observed to treat clients with respect and kindness, during the year my mother has been a client. The dining room is kept clean with tablecloths..." More

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Colonial Home

Provides: Assisted Living
904 George Washington Hwy North, Chesapeake, VA...
"The location of The Colonial Home was very good. I saw the model room, and it had a small wall separating the living room, which was something that I could turn into an office space. The dining..." More

The Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
1049 College Park Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464
"I've visited Beth Sholom Village on several occasions to see my grandfather. Each time I visited him, I was left with a positive impression of the facility. He stayed in a small, but cozy, one..." More

Parsons Residential Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1005 Deep Creek Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23323
"We were referred to Parsons Residential Care. They could take my mother, who is a double amputee, and it was perfect. It was an older facility, but it was well maintained. They were very family..." More

Cypress Point Rehabilitation and Nursing

Provides: Assisted Living
827 NORVIEW AVENUE, Norfolk, VA 23509
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Virginia Home for Adults

Provides: Assisted Living
2701 Border Road, Chesapeake, VA 23325
"Virginia home for adults is one of the nicest place I've been it might be an old building but the staff and owners treat you like your at home and that's what matters is how your treated and..." More

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Chesapeake Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1012 N. George Washington Highway, Chesapeake, ...
"The Chesapeake Adult Living Home knew the family members or visitors of all of their residents very well. They are very friendly and the care is excellent, even though it is a small facility less..." More

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Luther Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
350 Malibu Dr # 346, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"I am in Luther Manor. It is well known in the area. It is a great big building. They have overall 30 apartments in it. The rooms are fine. The dining room is very nice. You have two choices of food..." More

LAV'M Adult Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
912 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322
"My father has dementia. The facility allowed my father to wander away while no one noticed, he is supposed to be supervised 24/7. My father gave them various activity games to help impliment..." More

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Ballentine Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
2333 Ballentine Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23509

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The Charity House

Provides: Assisted Living
2614 Elkhart Street, Chesapeake, VA 23323

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Pritchard Road Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
206 Pritchard Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"At Pritchard Road Assisted Living, our goal is to provide our residents with the best in senior living. Our high quality care and dedicated staff ensure that the health needs of all our residents..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth sits on the Elizabeth River across from Norfolk and is close to several other cities, offering residents quick access to popular destinations, like Virginia Beach. The area can be an attractive option for seniors who enjoy waterfront environments and ships. After all, Portsmouth is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

    Portsmouth offers seven assisted living facilities, and 56 more are located in nearby areas, such as Chesapeake. At least four individuals live in each facility and receive some degree of assistance with at least one activity of daily living, such as eating or dressing. The Virginia Department of Social Services regulates these facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Portsmouth

    • Portsmouth can be a pleasant place to live, as it scores 71 out of 100 on Sperling’s comfort index. It offers an above-average number of sunny days and below-average figures for snow, making it suitable for plenty of outdoor activity.

    • The crime rate might give seniors pause. While the U.S. average for property crime is 38.1 on a scale of 100, the Portsmouth average is 65.1. The city's violent crime rate ranks about 18 points higher than the U.S. average as well. 

    • The cost of living in Portsmouth makes the city one of the more affordable areas in Virginia. Living in Portsmouth costs 8 percent lower than the U.S. average and 15 percent lower than the state average. However, health care, utilities and miscellaneous expenses are slightly above the national average.

    • The Virginia Beach-Norfolk area, which includes Portsmouth, earns decent air quality numbers, according to the American Lung Association. It is one of the cleanest areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution and ranks 122 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days. The area may be a good option for seniors with respiratory concerns.

    • Hampton Roads Transit provides public transportation in Portsmouth and nearby cities, such as Norfolk, via bus, ferry and light rail. Seniors 65 and older get discounted rates. Norfolk International Airport is about 10 minutes away from Portsmouth and offers flights to diverse U.S. and international destinations.

    • Portsmouth has a range of arts and cultural opportunities for senior outings, including the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Centerthe Commodore Theatre and the Visual Arts Center at Tidewater Community College.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Portsmouth

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Virginia

    $4,850.00 Norfolk
    $4,295.00 Suffolk
    $4,016.00 Chesapeake
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,702.00 Portsmouth
    $3,625.00 Newport News
    $3,623.00 Virginia Beach
    $2,623.00 Hampton

    Assisted Living costs in Portsmouth start around $3,702 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 Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

    Portsmouth residents may qualify for an auxiliary grant to help with assisted living, especially if they receive SSI. Seniors may also be eligible for the CCC Plus Waiver, which helps fund agency-directed personal care services.

    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 Portsmouth

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth-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 Portsmouth

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

      The tour I had at Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House was very good and very informative. It's a small community with only about 80 residents. You get to bring your own furniture and dec... Read more

      Crystal
    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

      My friend stayed at Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House for respite care. I thought it was good. The majority of the people were there because they wanted to be there, not just because t... Read more

      Jenny
    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

      My mother is in Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House. It seemed like they always take care of her. She's gotten better since she's been there. It seems clean and well run. They have stuff... Read more

      Jim
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