12 Assisted Living Facilities near Parkersburg, WV

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Parkersburg, WV

The Wyngate Parkersburg

Provides: Assisted Living
One Wyngate Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26105
"My mother-in-law was a resident of The Wyngate. The food was excellent, and the staff was always nice and tried to be helpful. They don’t offer sufficient training, and they can't deal with someone..." More

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Cedar Grove Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
110 Nicolette Rd, Parkersburg, WV 26104
"Cedar Grove was a nice place for what you pay for, clean, and had a lot of tiled floors. I was there twice. The staff was extremely nice, spent time with me, showed me the place, and answered..." More

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Willows Center

Provides: Assisted Living
723 Summers St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
"The Willows Center has a very professional and caring staff. My mother has multiplschlerosis and after having open heart surgery she could not walk at all. The physical therapist here were more..." More

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Riverside Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
856 Riverside Drive South, Mcconnelsville, OH 4...
"The Continuing Healthcare Solutions network of communities offer a range of senior living options including assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, long-term care, respite care and..." More

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Elmcroft of Marietta

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Browns Road, Marietta, OH 45750
"My aunt is in Brookdale Senior Living. They are good enough. They are very helpful in getting her set up, signed up, and moved in. They distribute her medication for her. If she wants to be alone,..." More

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Belpre Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
1915 Hill Street, Belpre, OH 45714
"The Continuing Healthcare Solutions network of communities offer a range of senior living options including assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, long-term care, respite care and..." More

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Ravenswood Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1113 WASHINGTON STREET, Ravenswood, WV 26164
"I had a friend of mine at the facility for 5 years and the center was very caring and took very good care of her. The staff tries really hard and are very compassionate. We appreciate everything..." More

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Glenwood

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Timberline Drive, Marietta, OH 45750
"The Pines was excellent. It's the assisted living of Glenwood Community. The setup was very nice, and we liked it because it had an area set up for people to garden. Residents could have their own..." More

The Laurels of Athens

Provides: Assisted Living
70 Columbus Circle, Athens, OH 45701
" I was a patient at Laurels Of Athens for a short period of time. I was in Physical Therapy and it was an accomplishment in getting the use of my legs back to where they used to be. The therapy..." More

Heritage at St Marys

Provides: Assisted Living
1809 NORTH PLEASANTS HIGHWAY, Saint Marys, WV 2...
"Every resident here becomes part of a wonderful extended family! " More

Woodridge

Provides: Assisted Living
3810 GRAND CENTRAL AVE, Vienna, WV 26105

Ravenswood Village

Provides: Assisted Living
200 S Ritchie Ave, Ravenswood, WV 26164

Assisted Living near Parkersburg, WV

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Parkersburg

  • Review of The Wyngate Parkersburg

    My mother-in-law was a resident of The Wyngate. The food was excellent, and the staff was always nice and tried to be helpful. They don’t offer sufficient training, and they can't deal with someone... Read more

    Vicki
  • Review of Cedar Grove Assisted Living

    Cedar Grove was more of a nursing home, not assisted living. It was not appropriate for my father. The location was nice, but the inside was not that nice. The staff members were very nice, but whe... Read more

    dd225750
  • Review of Cedar Grove Assisted Living

    Cedar Grove was a nice place for what you pay for, clean, and had a lot of tiled floors. I was there twice. The staff was extremely nice, spent time with me, showed me the place, and answered anyth... Read more

    Ken763486
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Parkersburg West

Located in Wood County, West Virginia, Parkersburg is a city situated along the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers, which provides a picturesque hiking area for seniors who enjoy nature. The Blennerhassett Island State Park hosts a variety of programs throughout the year for seniors, including a grandparent’s day buffet in September. For discount meals, Shoney’s and Golden Corral are favorites for retirees.

Retirees can find two assisted living facilities within the city of Parkersburg and nine nearby. These facilities are regulated by the state’s Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). There are two types of residential care facilities within the state, including assisted living residences (ALRs) and residential care communities. The main difference between the two is individuals in residential care communities must be able to care for themselves in the event of an emergency.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Parkersburg West

  • The Parkersburg area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Camden Clark Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Parkersburg has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Wood County Senior Citizens Association, an organization that provides nutrition and information services as well as at least two senior centers.

  • The Wood County Senior Citizens Association provides transportation for seniors who need rides to and from medical appointments, to the grocery store, bank and for general daily needs.

  • Seniors living on a budget may find it easier in Parkersburg due to the low cost of living within the city. Based on the U.S. average of 100, the cost of living in Parkersburg is 80.2. This is also lower than the state’s average of 83.

  • Based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), the violent crime rate is 30.4, which is lower than the national average of 31.1. The property crime rate is 56.7 in Parkersburg, while the national rate is 38.1. This may be of a concern for seniors who like to venture out alone.

  • Parkersburg is the perfect city for seniors who prefer milder summers. The average high in July is around 86 degrees, which provides comfortable temperatures for sight-seeing and outdoor activities. January lows are around 22 degrees.


Paying for Assisted Living in Parkersburg West

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in West Virginia

$4,000.00 US
$3,800.00 Cambridge
$3,200.00 Marietta
$3,135.00 Zanesville
$2,195.00 Parkersburg

Assisted Living costs in Parkersburg start around $2,195 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 Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg West

In the state of West Virginia, financial assistance for assisted living facilities is available through the state’s Medicaid program’s special needs circumstance. This assistance is approved for seniors on Supplement Security Income (SSI). The amount available is based on the resident’s income minus a personal needs allowance.

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


Free Assisted Living Resources in Parkersburg West

Parkersburg 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.

To see a list of free assisted living resources in Parkersburg West, please visit our Assisted Living in West Virginia page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Parkersburg West

Parkersburg 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.

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