16 Assisted Living Facilities in Virginia Beach, VA


The Waterford at Virginia Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
5417 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"The Waterford at Virginia Beach was really good and you get what you pay for. It seems very organized, well-kept, and I was impressed with the staff. The residents looked well-kept, and the staff..." More

Caring Star 2015

Atria Virginia Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
1628 Old Donation Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 2...
"I really like Atria Virginia Beach. It was wonderful. In fact, my son really likes it. We went on a Sunday, so the chef showed us around. He was very sweet. Before I left, he gave me the most..." More


The Crossings at Independence

Provides: Assisted Living
2077 S. Independence Boulevard , Virginia Beach...
"The Crossings at Independence understands the business they're in. It's a very attractive property. There's plenty of parking and chairs to sit on if you needed to outside the front door and by all..." More


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


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


The Gardens of Virginia Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
5620 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"I was impressed with The Gardens of Virginia Beach. The place is well-kept and clean. They have activities for the seniors, and I saw the residents very active, happy, and well-kept. The outside..." More

Caring Star 2013

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Provides: Assisted Living
4560 Princess Anne Rd., 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 2012

Bay Lake Retirement and Assisted Livi...

Provides: Assisted Living
4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"Beautiful facility and exceptional service! From first impressions to one on one conversations with the residents, Bay Lake definitely is a fantastic community. The fine dining was a gourmet..." More

Caring Star 2015

Atlantic Shores

Provides: Assisted Living
1200 Atlantic Shores Drive, Virginia Beach, VA ...
"We were going to look at several retirement communities in the Virginia Beach area but looked no further after seeing Atlantic Shores. Beautiful campus, award winning healthcare on premises (with..." More

Westminster Canterbury Chesap

Provides: Assisted Living
3100 SHORE DRIVE, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
"I live here and absolutely love it. Moving to Westminster Canterbury is the best decision I ever made. I never dreamed that retirement communities could be like this. I feel like I'm on a cruise..." More

Caring Star 2016

Marian Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
5345 Marian Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
"Marian Manor is the very best quality facility around. They are the only facility that offers so many diverse activities including a college level painting course. The staff at Marian Manor are..." More

Harbourway Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1217 Alliance Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
"Very nice facility located in a quiet setting. The facility features frequent day trips and in-house entertainment, an attentive staff, and medical support, not to mention a great dining room. The..." More


First Colonial Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
845 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
"My brother-in-law lived in the independent living part of First Colonial Inn for a couple of months before he went downhill. He has dementia, and he transferred to the assisted living part. They..." More

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

The Terrace at Beth Sholom Village

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

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

Assisted Living near Virginia Beach, VA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Virginia Beach

  • Review of Bay Lake Retirement and Assisted Living Community

    I am living at Bay Lake and it's gorgeous. They're understaffed, but they're wonderful people. They have all kinds of field trips out to lunch, to visit museums, and traveling to different location... Read more

  • Review of The Crossings at Independence

    The Crossings at Independence understands the business they're in. It's a very attractive property. There's plenty of parking and chairs to sit on if you needed to outside the front door and by all... Read more

  • Review of Atria Virginia Beach

    The people at Atria Virginia Beach were very polite and nice to me. The parking situation was very bad, though. They had physical therapy there. The staff was very friendly, well-dressed, and used ... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Virginia Beach

There's plenty to see and do for residents of Virginia Beach, Virginia, including the 46,435 seniors who call the area home. With over 200 parks, a magnificent boardwalk, a sprawling beach, and a spectacular aquarium, it's the ideal location for seniors who enjoy being outdoors. There is also The Senior Source, a local television show that goes over the many programs and services available to seniors in the area.

For seniors who can no longer complete daily activities independently, there are 16 assisted living facilities in the city.  Assisted living facilities in Virginia Beach and the rest of Virginia are licensed through the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Virginia Beach

  • Virginia Beach's cost of living is 115.6, 15 points higher than the national average of 100, which may be of concern to seniors with tight budgets. 
  • Virginia Beach's Hampton Roads Transit is a comprehensive public transportation system that has routes throughout the city. Seniors are offered reduced fare rates, and the company offers paratransit services to qualified individuals.
  • Virginia partially taxes pensions and fully taxes retirement savings account income and social security benefits. Seniors who rely on benefits might find that living in Virginia Beach leaves them with less money for activities, care and transportation.
  • The Virginia Beach area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital and Sentara Heart Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Virginia Beach has a violent crime rate of 10.2 and a property crime rate of 33.2, both lower than the national averages of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively. Seniors' families might feel assured that Virginia Beach is a safe place for seniors.
  • Despite being famous for sunny beaches, Virginia Beach gets the full range of all four seasons. Summer highs reach 88 degrees, and winter lows drop down to 32. The area gets 47 inches of rain each year, and seven inches of snow annually. Families might want to ensure that facility rooms have air conditioning to keep seniors cool during sweltering conditions. 

Paying for Assisted Living in Virginia Beach

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Virginia

$4,403.00 Norfolk
$4,000.00 US
$3,953.00 Chesapeake
$3,804.00 Suffolk
$3,745.00 Portsmouth
$3,559.00 Virginia Beach
$2,544.00 Hampton
$2,250.00 Newport News

Assisted Living costs in Virginia Beach start around $3,559 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 Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach seniors can seek financial assistance for services through the Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus Medicaid Waiver. The state of Virginia also offers a program unrelated to Medicaid called the Auxiliary Grant.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Virginia page. Financial Assistance in Virginia Financial Assistance in Virginia

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 Virginia Beach

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach-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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