16 Memory Care Facilities near Norfolk, VA

3 Memory Care Facilities in Norfolk, VA

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

Provides: Memory Care
890 Poplar Hall Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502
"Train staff with people with dementia and Alzheimer's and make sure there are enough workers each shift. " More

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Harbor's Edge Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
One Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
"Harbor’s Edge is Hampton Roads’ full-service, premier continuing care retirement community, offering residents the security of a LifeCare Program which provides a full continuum of care and..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at The Bal...

Provides: Memory Care
7211 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505
"Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine, a premier senior living community in Norfolk that is managed by Commonwealth Senior Living. With a rich tradition of serving seniors since..." More

13 Memory Care Facilities near Norfolk, VA

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The Waterford at Virginia Beach

Provides: Memory Care
5417 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"The Waterford at Virginia Beach is fantastic and clean. My husband is in Reflections, which is their locked down or memory care unit. They listen to you. If you have a problem and go to the right..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgia...

Provides: Memory Care
651 River Walk Pkwy., Chesapeake, VA 23320
"A woman that I care for recently moved into the "Sweet Memories" neighborhood at Georgian Manor. In the 20 years that I have known her, I have never seen her happier. The staff makes sure that they..." More

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Harmony at Harbour View

Provides: Memory Care
5871 Harbour View Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23435
"We are an active senior living community nestled in the heart of the shopping and dining area of Harbour View. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care. Our residents enjoy a..." More

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Harmony at Independence

Provides: Memory Care
2077 S. Independence Boulevard , Virginia Beach...
"The woman I met at Harmony at Independence (formerly The Crossings at Independence) was terrific and very knowledgeable. The place was clean, very well kept and very nice. The problem is they were..." More

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Chesapeake Place

Provides: Memory Care
1508 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"Escape to Chesapeake Place and discover a community where residents come first and their needs are met 24 hours a day. We offer Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Chesapeake, Virginia, and..." More

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Harmony at Oakbrooke

Provides: Memory Care
301 Clearfield Avenue, Chesapeake, VA 23322
"Harmony at Oakbrooke is designed to put you in control of your future offering Independent Living Assisted Living and Memory services- all on one private campus. Harmony at Oakbrooke offers a..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at King's ...

Provides: Memory Care
440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
"Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House, a premier senior living community in Virginia Beach managed by Commonwealth Assisted Living. Situated in quiet residential neighborhood,..." More

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Brookdale Virginia Beach

Provides: Memory Care
937 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"Brookdale Virginia Beach is a little cheaper than the other place I visited, but it doesn't have quite as much to offer. The staff is wonderful and the rooms were nice and had good light. They have..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchl...

Provides: Memory Care
4916 West Norfolk Rd., Portsmouth, VA 23703
"Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House, a premier senior living community in Portsmouth managed by Commonwealth Assisted Living. Situated in quiet residential neighborhood,..." More

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The Gardens of Virginia Beach

Provides: Memory Care
5620 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
"The Gardens of Virginia Beach offers compassionate senior care in Virginia Beach, VA. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm,..." More

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Dominion Village at Chesapeake

Provides: Memory Care
2856 Forehand Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23323
"Dominion Village at Chesapeake offers compassionate senior care in Chesapeake, VA. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesapeake

Provides: Memory Care
130 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23320
"Greenfield Senior Living at Chesapeake was very appealing. Their price was the lowest, which was very appealing. The layout of the room was very appealing, too. It had a very nice wardrobe rather..." More

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Bickford of Suffolk

Provides: Memory Care
6860 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23435
"We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage. As we researched senior living options, we were..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Virginia, one of the of the busiest seaports and naval bases in the world, has a population of 245,000, 10 percent of whom are seniors over 65. Estimates of Virginia seniors with either Alzheimer's disease or dementia are over 140,000, with the number climbing to 190,000 by 2025. Many of these folks will eventually need to transition into a memory care facility, and Norfolk has 44. 

    The Virginia Department of Social Services regulates memory care facilities, residential communities providing health care, personal care services and 24-hour supervision. In addition, Virginia's Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services monitors Alzheimer's care and provides resources for caregivers. 

    • The Commonwealth of Virginia grants certain tax breaks for senior citizens over 65, including all or part of their real estate taxes, personal property tax on one vehicle, the vehicle registration/license fee and the solid waste fee. Criteria change from year to year; however, these breaks may free up more funds to pay for memory care fees. 

    • The overall cost of living in Norfolk is on par with the U.S. average. This may be beneficial for those in memory care because high housing prices are unlikely to affect the cost of operations for memory care homes. Health-care costs, however, are more than the national average, which may have an impact on the budgets of those in memory care. 

    • Norfolk's weather is generally pleasant year-round. Summers are warm, with breezes from the Atlantic Ocean, while winters are mild with light snow. Hurricanes in the late summer and early fall may affect those in memory care. 

    • The Norfolk area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Norfolk

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Virginia

    $7,218.00 Norfolk
    $6,000.00 Hampton
    $5,355.00 Chester
    $4,890.00 US
    $4,868.00 Virginia Beach
    $4,847.00 Williamsburg
    $4,294.00 Chesapeake
    $4,107.00 Suffolk

    Memory Care costs in Norfolk start around $7,218 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Norfolk 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 Memory Care in Norfolk

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Virginia page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Norfolk

    Norfolk and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Norfolk, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Norfolk

    Norfolk-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Virginia page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Norfolk

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