23 Assisted Living Facilities near Salem, VA

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Salem, VA

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Brookdale Salem

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 Ridgewood Drive, Salem, VA 24153
"I could not have chosen a better place to call home. The staff are loving and have made this transition So much better. The food is wonderful with a large variety. The housekeeping and cleanliness..." More

The Oaks at Richfield

Provides: Assisted Living
3706 Knollridge Rd, Salem, VA 24153
"Absolutely gave my precious Mommy a life that she had not had for a long time. As far as my family is concerned The OAKS is absolutely the best there is. Words are inadequate for the care our..." 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

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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
"The Park - Oak Grove was the most appealing, friendly, approachable, and very homey. They were attentive and had a bus that drives them around to different places for shopping and dining, in-house..." More

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

Cave Creek Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
8088 Lee Highway, Troutville, VA 24175
"Founded in 2005, Paradise of Virginia, Inc. is a family-owned residential care and assisted living provider. We operate two facilities in the southern Shenandoah Valley. Situated between the Blue..." More

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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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Cave Spring Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3585 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, VA 24018
"My mom lived at this facility when Brookdale Cave Springs was still Emeritus, but she died in November. The staff was always wonderful to my mom. The residents looked very happy. I would give this..." More

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Our Lady of the Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
650 N. Jefferson St, 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

Virginia Veterans Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4550 Shenandoah Ave Nw, Roanoke, VA 24017

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The Glebe

Provides: Assisted Living
Glebe Road, Rt. 675, Daleville, VA 24083
"We visited the Glebe and had dinner there. We visited a cottage unit and an apartment unit and stayed overnight, and we were positively impressed. The residents seemed to be very happy. They had an..." 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

Carrington Place

Provides: Assisted Living
290 Commons Pkwy, Daleville, VA 24083
"The facility is very clean, and the staff is extremely friendly and compassionate. Some of the care providers still remember my grandmother when they see her in town. The atmosphere was positive,..." 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

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

Red Oak Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
18360 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
"Red Oak Manor is an assisted living facility that accepts Medicare and Medicaid as well as private insurance. Red Oak Manor is a 38-bed facility. Upon arriving at the facility, it was noted that..." More

Hamilton Haven of Roanoke

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

Hollins Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
7610 Williamson Road Nw, Roanoke, VA 24019

Meadow Hills Assisted Living

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

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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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Salem

    Salem is a midsize town in Virginia with a lot of hometown pride in it's athletic teams. According to U.S. Census data, Salem has an adult population of 20,358, and 22 percent of those individuals are seniors. From farmers markets to a free city museum, seniors can find plenty to do in Salem, and 13 assisted living facilities in the town provide options for vibrant residential life for seniors who want scheduled social activities or assistance with daily living. Assisted living communities in Salem follow the regulations of the Virginia Department of Social Services, as do all ALFs in the state, to ensure safe, quality senior care.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Salem

    • Salem's cost of living index is lower than both the state and national averages, with especially low costs of groceries, transportation and utilities bringing the number down. Seniors on limited retirement incomes may find that they are able to stretch that money to cover more necessities and extra goods and services.

    • The climate in Salem is the same as in nearby Roanoke, where the average annual temperature is just under 60 degrees F. Mountain weather keeps the spring and autumn months cool, and even summer months tend to be mild, so seniors can enjoy outdoor activities, including walking at Longwood Park or visiting the downtown duck pond. 

    • Salem has a robust arts and culture scene. Seniors can visit the Salem Museum, which offers free admission, browse numerous art galleries and antique stores in the quaint downtown or go underground at Dixie Caverns. Sports fans can catch home games for the minor league Salem Red Sox, and seniors can save money on Silver Sluggers ticket packages

    • The Salem area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Salem VA Medical Center and LewisGale Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Salem has a low crime rate, which has even decreased in recent years. Seniors are safer in Salem than in around 60 percent of other U.S. cities, so they can feel comfortable exploring most areas in the town.

    • Valley Metro, the public bus service in Roanoke County, also provides service in Salem. Bus stops are limited in the town itself, so seniors will have to get to the local Goodwill to catch a bus to the VA Hospital or Roanoke. Seniors do receive a discount on fares, paying only 85 cents, which is close to 50 percent off.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Salem

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Virginia

    $4,495.00 Blacksburg
    $4,322.00 Christiansburg
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,450.00 Roanoke
    $2,447.00 Bedford
    $1,950.00 Salem

    Assisted Living costs in Salem start around $1,950 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 Salem 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 Salem

    Medicaid Home and Community-Based waivers are available to eligible seniors in Virginia to help them live independently in their own home or community when might be at risk of entering a nursing home in the future. The Medicaid Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) may also provide assistance to individuals over age 55 who meet the requirements. 

    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 Salem

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Salem

    Salem-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 Salem

    • Review of Brookdale Salem

      My in-laws are in Brookdale Salem. The care is adequate, the food is marginal, and the administration is terrible. I would not recommend it. Basically everything administrative has been done in err... Read more

      TS
    • Review of Brookdale Salem

      I could not have chosen a better place to call home. The staff are loving and have made this transition So much better. The food is wonderful with a large variety. The housekeeping and cleanliness ... Read more

      ReeRee2
    • Review of Brookdale Salem

      I liked the appearance of Brookdale Salem, and the way everything looked inside. It didn’t look like an old folks’ home. At first the staff was pretty good, but right now I can’t say a whole lot ab... Read more

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