39 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
"I toured Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House. The staff was very friendly. The facilities were a little more used and not quite as nice as the other place, but they were clean. The..." 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
"Very clean. Staff was extremely friendly and attentive. " More
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Caring Star 2021

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgia...

Provides: Assisted Living
651 River Walk Pkwy., Chesapeake, VA 23320
"My father resided in Georgian Manor for almost 3 years. He was nearly 100 years old when he passed. It was a long journey for him as his health slowly declined, suffering many physical losses..." More

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Harmony at Oakbrooke

Provides: Assisted Living
301 Clearfield Avenue, Chesapeake, VA 23322
"We went to Harmony at Oakbrooke. It was a good tour experience. It was very big and very spacious. The staff was good, super nice, and professional. The facility looked clean and well taken care..." More

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Caring Star 2021

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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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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Harmony at Harbour View

Provides: Assisted Living
5871 Harbour View Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23435
"I had a wonderful experience at the Harmony at Harbour View. The staff was very knowledgeable, very professional, very polite, and very helpful. It's very convenient and easy to get around. The..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

Provides: Assisted Living
890 Poplar Hall Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502
"I loved Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall and this was where my sister was supposed to go. I looked at their respite in assisted living. Their rooms were beautiful and the staff was very..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at King's ...

Provides: Assisted Living
440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"My mother-in-law is a resident of Commonwealth Senior Living at Kings Grant House. It's a nice building and she has her own room. We often have a meal there and there's music and dancing after the..." More

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Harbor's Edge Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
One Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
"Harbor’s Edge is a huge high-rise. It’s expensive and would be overwhelming for mother. It’s very nice inside, and the rooms are beautiful, but it would be too big for mom. The food was very nice. " 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

Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar M...

Provides: Assisted Living
1324 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"We did some research, and we decided to move mom to here because it has a pretty good reputation and good service. The staff is very good. The food is pretty good; they have a variety every day. I..." More

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Caring Star 2012

Bay Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"My Mother- Law moved here from another facility last Dec. and she has been so much happier here. Everyone is so kind and helpful. The home is very clean and very homey and inviting. We all enjoy..." 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
"My mother-in-law used to be a resident of Marian Manor. She had a one-bedroom there with a private bath. I liked that it is affiliated with the Catholic Church, and I liked the people that were..." 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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Sentara Village Virginia Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
3751 Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"Sentara Village Virginia Beach is a great value, not that expensive, and offers a lot of activities. The rooms are not that fancy compared to the senior place we picked. The staff is very helpful,..." 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

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Province Place of DePaul

Provides: Assisted Living
6403 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505
"My parents were residents of Province Place of DePaul for 3 years. They first lived in a one bedroom apartment with a fridge, sink and storage for dishes etc (although due to VERY appropriate..." 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

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Provides: Assisted Living
827 NORVIEW AVENUE, Norfolk, VA 23509

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

    $5,187.00 Norfolk
    $4,295.00 Suffolk
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,835.00 Portsmouth
    $3,598.00 Chesapeake
    $3,378.00 Virginia Beach
    $3,350.00 Newport News
    $2,557.00 Hampton

    Assisted Living costs in Portsmouth start around $3,835 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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    Assisted Living near Portsmouth, VA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Portsmouth

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

      This facility is old, many things in poor condition. Unless you want your family member completely ignored, don't bring them here. Nobody cares about anything. My father fell and they didn't send h... Read more

    • Review of Emily Green Shores

      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 ho... Read more

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

      I toured Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House. The staff was very friendly. The facilities were a little more used and not quite as nice as the other place, but they were clean. The senio... Read more

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