11 Assisted Living Facilities near Martinsburg, WV

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Martinsburg, WV

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Elmcroft of Martinsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Gloucester Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25401
"We put my mother at Elmcroft of Martinsburg for a few weeks. I wished I live there. It was incredible and exactly what my mother needed. It was a bit pricey, though, but professional and clean. " More

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The Crossings at Martinsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
13857 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25403
" Opening Spring 2018 The Crossings at Martinsburg will be a state-of-the art senior living community, providing a quality lifestyle for Assisted Living and Memory Care residents. A caring,..." More

Countryside Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1228 Berkeley Station Rd, Martinsburg, WV 25404
"Countryside is very close to Martinsburg. It was newer, has better layout, nicely landscaped and very clean. The house was brighter, more open and homey. The rooms were very large. They had a bed,..." More

Care Haven Center

Provides: Assisted Living
2720 Charles Town Rd, Martinsburg, WV 25405

7 Assisted Living Facilities near Martinsburg, WV

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Elisabeth House

Provides: Assisted Living
16140 Trickling Springs Lane, Hagerstown, MD 21740
"Elisabeth House was very homey because it's like a group home, so it's less institutional. The staff was very nice. It seems very well-run and clean. There were a lot of stairs though, so you have..." More

Homewood at Williamsport

Provides: Assisted Living
16505 Virginia Avenue, Williamsport, MD 21795
"My visit at Homewood at Williamsport went very well. It seemed more reasonable and the amenities they offer were similar to others, except there weren't any garages, just parking spaces. The staff..." More

Williamsport Nursing Home

Provides: Assisted Living
154 N. ARTIZAN STREET, Williamsport, MD 21795

Grenich Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
67 Grenich Ave, Bunker Hill, WV 25413
"Grenich Care Home is an actual converted home so it's all accessible. The physical environment is not quite as nice, but the staff was wonderful, very warm, had very good relationships and..." More

Bhawani Manor Care

Provides: Assisted Living
9946 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740
"Not being familiar with assisted living facilities, I was still extremely disappointed with this one. None of the staff members spoke clear English, and were not friendly by any means. We were not..." More

Canterbury Center

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Maddex Dr, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Shenandoah Center

Provides: Assisted Living
Mulberry Tree St, Charles Town, WV 25414

Assisted Living near Martinsburg, WV

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Martinsburg

  • Review of Elmcroft of Martinsburg

    We visited and met with Bonnie who was extremely knowledgeable and very warm. I hope her superiors realize what a great asset she is to them. We went back again and took our mother to visit in ho... Read more

    janis
  • Review of Elmcroft of Martinsburg

    Elmcroft of Martinsburg was nice. It looked good. The price was even better than the other community. The staff member who assisted me was very good. They had the same amenities as the other place ... Read more

    Larry
  • Review of Elmcroft of Martinsburg

    Elmcroft of Martinsburg was decent. The rooms were a good size and had different options, but they're sufficient for what we were looking for. They seemed to have quite a few activities, so I was p... Read more

    Connie
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Martinsburg West

Located in the tip of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle region, Martinsburg is known as the "Gateway to the Shenandoah Valley" and is acclaimed for being one of the fastest growing cities in West Virginia. While populous, the town still caters to its senior community by offering 11 assisted living facilities, four of which are in Martinsburg proper and seven of which are located in nearby communities. These facilities are strictly regulated by the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC).

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Martinsburg West

  • Locals often pay lower prices on things like groceries and miscellaneous goods thanks to the low cost of living in Martinsburg. The city's cost of living index is at 90, compared to a national average of 100. Seniors may need to consider that health care and transportation costs are slightly more expensive than the national average though.

  • Summers are typically mild in Martinsburg, where temperatures average between 56 degrees Fahrenheit and 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are often slight chilly, but manageable for most seniors, where temperatures range between 24 degrees Fahrenheit and 49 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Seniors who have trouble managing allergy symptoms or respiratory illness may find themselves breathing easier in Martinsburg, where the pollution index is 16 times better than the national average. The air quality index is also better by around 17 percent.

  • The Martinsburg area has considerably higher property and violent crime rates and seniors living here are only considered 3 percent safer than those in other cities. When compared to other cities in the state, the town has a 98 percent higher crime rate.

  • The Martinsburg area is home to world-class facilities, including Berkeley Medical Center, West Virginia University Hospital - East and Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Martinsburg has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Berkeley Senior Center, an organization that provides nutritious food plans, enrichment programs, transportation to local events and senior outreach to residents 60 and older.


Paying for Assisted Living in Martinsburg West

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in West Virginia

$4,500.00 Berryville
$4,270.00 Winchester
$4,208.00 Frederick
$4,000.00 US
$3,730.00 Martinsburg
$3,439.00 Hagerstown

Assisted Living costs in Martinsburg start around $3,730 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 Martinsburg 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 Martinsburg West

Seniors in Martinsburg have limited financial assistance options for assisted living care but may qualify for aid through the special needs circumstance waiver or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.

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

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 West Virginia page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Martinsburg West

Martinsburg West 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Martinsburg West

Martinsburg West-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in West Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in West Virginia page for more information about these laws.