20 Assisted Living Facilities near Roanoke, VA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Roanoke, VA

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Pheasant Ridge Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4435 Pheasant Ridge Rd. SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
"My mom is in the locked memory care of Pheasant Ridge. I think it's great and they're really great. They have a lot of activities that she needs to keep the stimulation going. They're really..." More

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The Park - Oak Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
4920 Woodmar Drive, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018
"My mom was a resident at The Park-Oak Grove for 2 years, and I cannot say enough nice things about the staff and facility. Anytime there was a need, the entire staff came together to make sure she..." More

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Cave Spring Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3585 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, VA 24018
"We chose Cave Spring Place for several different things. I liked that it was a small facility; we were afraid that my mom would be lost to one of the larger ones. She has moderate dementia. When I..." More

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Magnolia Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1007 Amherst Street, S.W., Roanoke, VA 24015
"Magnolia Ridge assisted living facility, located in Roanoke, Virginia, is one of the smaller assisted living facilities that I have ever visited. According to their website, they only host 34 beds..." More

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The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - A...

Provides: Assisted Living
4402 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014
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Brandon Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
3804 Brandon Avenue, S.W., Roanoke, VA 24018
"We liked Brandon Oaks. It was nice and clean. The people were friendly. The apartment were a good size. The food was real good." More

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The Harmony Collection at Roanoke – I...

Provides: Assisted Living
4428 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014
"My dad moved into The Harmony Collection at Roanoke, and so far it has been amazing. They have been so amazing. When we got my dad to go see it, they came out and visited my dad. They had sent..." More

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Virginia Veterans Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4550 Shenandoah Ave Nw, Roanoke, VA 24017
"Virginia Veteran Care Center is located in the west of Roanoke, VA. It is conveniently situated next to Salem VA Medical Center and Salem Veteran Affairs Hospital. On the other side of the..." More

Hermitage Roanoke Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1009 Old Country Club Road, Nw, Roanoke, VA 24017
"I have already placed my mother in Hermitage Roanoke, and this place is top notch. They have all kinds of activities; they’ve got a theater room. They’ve got good food and they are well cared for." More

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Our Lady of the Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
650 North Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016
"I visited Our Lady of the Valley. The staff was very cordial, showed us around, and told us what they had to offer. They had different kinds of nice apartments, like singles, some with kitchen. I..." More

Friendship Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
320 Hershberger Rd Nw, Roanoke, VA 24012
"I have visited this facility two times per month of a couple of years. I have from one to 3 residents at a time that are hospice patients of mine. I am a hospice social worker and I usually visit..." More

Friendship Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
367 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24012
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North Roanoke Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
6910 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24019
"My 64 year old brain-injured, bipolar brother lives here and they are very patient and caring with him even though he sometimes screams at workers for the least thing that displeases him. He has..." More

Hamilton Haven of Roanoke

Provides: Assisted Living
2720 Cove Road, N.W., Roanoke, VA 24017

Valley Retirement Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1418 10th Street NW, Roanoke, VA 24012

Virginias Residential

Provides: Assisted Living
1205 Moorman Ave Nw, Roanoke, VA 24017

Kimsons Home LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
2609 Edison St, Roanoke, VA 24012
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Monticello Home For Adults

Provides: Assisted Living
5046 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012

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Brookdale Salem Virginia

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 Ridgewood Drive, Salem, VA 24153
"I like the pricing of Brookdale Salem. The representative was very friendly and very informative. It is actually my preferred home for my father-in-law but his health has declined so the cost was..." More

The Joseph C. Thomas Center

Provides: Assisted Living
3939 Daughtery Road, Salem, VA 24153
"My mother was at the Memory Care Center for 13 months. They took her on a moment's notice when my dad had a heart attack and could no longer care for her. Staff were very kind to her, worked with..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Roanoke

    Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke, Virginia is a municipality of over 300,000 residents with a number of smaller surrounding cities. The city is known for its natural beauty, making it an ideal place for active seniors to enjoy a walk or drive through breathtaking vistas. There are 17 assisted living facilities in the area, all of which are licensed and regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Roanoke

    • Weather in Roanoke, Virginia, follows four distinct seasons. Winter temperatures drop as low as 28 degrees, while summer highs hover in the upper 80s. The rest of the year is considered pleasant, light-jacket weather for senior residents.

    • The air quality in Roanoke is usually good throughout the year, as it is against the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia, which tends to filter out much of the pollution from the city. However, sometimes there is pollen in the air, which could cause breathing difficulties for seniors with respiratory issues.

    • According to Sperling's Best Places, Roanoke has an overall cost of living totaling 87 out of 100, which is lower than the state (107) and national (100) averages. This is due to a lower average housing cost of $144,600 in the area. Necessities like groceries, transportation and utilities are also well below the state and national averages, meaning seniors won't spend as much on a daily basis.

    • Roanoke’s crime rate is quite high for a city of its size, with its violent crime average at 4.18 per 1000 people. This is nearly double the state average of 2.18 and slightly higher than the national average of 4. Consequently, Roanoke is considered safer than just 7 percent of American cities, something seniors should take into consideration.

    • RADAR is a non-profit group that has been providing transportation for seniors, among others, in the Greater Roanoke Valley over the past 40 years. They have partnered with other city and county transit services to give discounted rides to seniors all over the metropolitan area.
    • The Roanoke area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Roanoke

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Virginia

    $5,195.00 Blacksburg
    $4,158.00 Christiansburg
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,164.00 Roanoke
    $2,697.00 Bedford
    $2,245.00 Salem

    Assisted Living costs in Roanoke start around $3,164 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 Roanoke 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 Roanoke

    The state of Virginia has an Auxillary Grant to help offset the costs of assisted living. There is also an Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Waiver to Medicaid that will pay for assisted living facilities to those who are 55 years or older and are suffering from Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia. 

    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 Roanoke

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Roanoke

    Roanoke-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 Roanoke, VA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Roanoke

    • Review of Cave Spring Place

      We chose Cave Spring Place for several different things. I liked that it was a small facility; we were afraid that my mom would be lost to one of the larger ones. She has moderate dementia. When I ... Read more

      Margaret
    • Review of The Harmony Collection at Roanoke – Independent Living

      I will be moving into The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted Living. I guess I've been all through it: the dining area, the social area as you come in, my room, how to get to it, and the gara... Read more

      Loren
    • Review of Cave Spring Place

      My wife moved into Cave Spring Place 3 weeks ago. It's pretty well maintained and it's been a good experience, she adjusts pretty well. They're very responsive, we haven't had any problems at all w... Read more

      PK
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