7 Assisted Living Facilities in Staunton City, VA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Staunton City, VA

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Brookdale Staunton

Provides: Assisted Living
1900 Hillsmere Lane, Staunton, VA 24401
"My brother will be moving into Brookdale Staunton. It looks like a very nice facility. It seems well staffed and kept clean. The rooms were wonderful. We were surprised when we went in. It was a..." More

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Brightview Baldwin Park

Provides: Assisted Living
31 Woodlee Rd., Staunton, VA 24401
"My husband of fifty-one years has a terminal brain disease. It was a wrench when it became clear that he could no longer be cared for at home. What to do? When we visited Brightview and got..." More

Royal Care Senior Living, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
54 Imperial Drive, Staunton, VA 24401
"Although I don't have any immediate family being cared for at Royal Care at this point, my fiancé does. We can not say enough about the care they gave to my future Father-in-Law before his passing..." More

Birch Gardens of Royal Care

Provides: Assisted Living
12 Royal Drive, Staunton, VA 24401
"My mom was previously in an assisted living place called Birch Gardens of Royal Care. There was nothing not to like about it. It was everything we wanted. The accommodations were good, the food was..." More

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The Legacy at North Augusta

Provides: Assisted Living
1410 A North Augusta St, Staunton, VA 24401
"My father was in The Legacy before he passed. The staff is awesome, and they made me want to go to home health care. It meant so much to my parents with their kindness. The first day in the dining..." More

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Envoy of Staunton

Provides: Assisted Living
512 Houston St,, Staunton, VA 24402
"My experience at Oakhill was terrible. The staff was too busy socializing rather than taking care of their patients. The food looked worse than dog food. As matter of a fact, I wouldn't dare feed..." More

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Ritenour Rest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
403 N. Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Staunton City

    Staunton City, Virginia, is known for being the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States. The town is located next to the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest just off Highway 64. People aged 65 years and older make up 20.3% of Staunton City's 24,922 residents.
    Seniors can get help with activities of daily living (ADLs) in one of the area's seven assisted living facilities, which are officially called Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Staunton City and the rest of the state. ALFs are licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Staunton City

    • The Staunton City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Augusta Health Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors in Staunton City can take advantage of certain tax breaks. The state of Virginia only partially taxes private and public pension income, and doesn't tax Social Security at all. Withdrawals from retirement accounts are also only partially taxed. 
    • Seniors on a budget will appreciate that the overall cost of living in Staunton City is 11% lower than the national average. The least expensive spending sector is transportation, which is nearly 30% lower than the average in the rest of the country. Seniors can expect to pay the most for housing, which is exactly on par with the United States average. 
    • Staunton City crime rates are relatively low. Seniors concerned about safety will appreciate that violent crime is well below the national average with a rating of 13.3 out of 100. Property crime is higher with a score of 34 out of 100.
    • Seniors who like sunshine will enjoy 216 days of sunshine Staunton City sees per year, which is 11 more days than the rest of the country sees on average. The town gets a significant amount of rainfall with an average of 41 inches per year, but gets a below-average amount of snow with just 21 inches annually. 
    • Staunton City has a vibrant arts and culture scene for seniors to enjoy, including the only existing replica of William Shakespeare's Blackfriar Theater. 

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

    Paying for Assisted Living in Staunton City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $5,122.00 Augusta County
    $4,401.00 Albemarle County
    $4,338.00 Harrisonburg City
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Lexington City
    $3,560.00 Staunton City
    $2,825.00 Rockingham County

    Assisted Living costs in Staunton City start around $3,560 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 Staunton 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 Staunton City

    Virginia does not provide any Medicaid waivers to help seniors afford assisted living services, but eligible Staunton City seniors can receive monthly financial subsidies through the Auxiliary Grant (AG) program. 

    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 Staunton City

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Staunton City

    Staunton 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 Staunton City

    • Review of Brookdale Staunton

      The residents at Brookdale Staunton seemed to be engaged and participating in the community. They were doing an exercise class and they were very engaged with that. There was a large turnout for th... Read more

    • Review of Brightview Baldwin Park

      The one bedroom apartments in Assisted Living are a nice size. The staff is kind and very friendly. The food is really good-especially the soups! If a resident is not able to go to the dining roo... Read more

      Retired daughter
    • Review of Brightview Baldwin Park

      My husband of fifty-one years has a terminal brain disease. It was a wrench when it became clear that he could no longer be cared for at home. What to do? When we visited Brightview and got acquain... Read more

      Shirley E.
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