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Bay Lake Retirement Community

4225 Shore Drive  —  Virginia Beach,  VA 23455

Assisted Living, Independent Living, Alzheimer’s Memory Care
Facility License: 1042983

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About Bay Lake Retirement Community

Bay Lake Retirement and Assisted Living Community is an innovative retirement residence. Bay Lake provides a secure and enjoyable living environment to meet an individual's unique needs while promoting independence and self esteem through a supportive atmosphere. From each window, there are breathtaking views overlooking a golf course and community park. At Bay Lake, you choose from a studio, one-bedroom, double suite, or an apartment within our Garden area, a unique wing designed for those with special needs-whether physical or memory impairments. Choice and freedom are evident from the beginning-there are no exorbitant fees to join our community. Instead, residents pay a reasonable monthly rate for one of the following levels of care.

Bay Lake residents with Basic Assisted Living Services choose one of the activities of daily living: bathing, dressing assistance, medication monitoring and assistance, personal laundry service, assistance to/from meals and activities, assistance with the personal management of incontinence.

Bay Lake residents with Plus Assisted Living Services receive all of the activities of daily living.

Garden residents receive: all of the activities of daily living offered in a specialized area emphasizing social, recreational, and educational programs designed for those with special needs.

Family Testimonials

"You were so helpful and your follow-up has been amazing, something rare these days. I thank you so much for your encouragement and loving heart throughout our process."

Sandy W., Found Assisted Living in Richmond, VA

"Well, one of the toughest weeks of my life is over. I'm so comfortable with the decision. I am so happy that she is in a safe place where I know people will care for and about her."

Maryanne L., Found Assisted Living in Fairfax, VA

Amenities Available

  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Onsite
  • Activities Offsite
  • Devotional Services Offsite
  • Meals Provided
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Beautician Onsite
  • TV Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outside patio garden
  • Free parking
  • Meeting room
  • Fireplaces in common areas
  • Piano / Organ
  • Raised gardening beds
  • Library
  • Movie Room / Theater
  • Beauty Salon
  • Free cable satellite tv
  • Arts and crafts center
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Reminiscence therapy
  • Walking Paths - outdoor
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Housekeeping provided
  • Religious Services: Other
  • Visiting Chaplain


  • Medical Director: MD
  • Medication care managers / Medication Technicians
  • On-Site RNs / LPNs
  • IADL Assistance
  • Medical Director: Nurse Practitioner
  • Full time activity director
  • ADL Assistance
  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Speech Therapist
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Homecare Onsite
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Doctor on Call
  • Nurses on Staff


  • Ground Floor Units
  • Roll-in Showers
  • 1 bedroom units
  • Kitchenette
  • Air conditioning / climate control
  • Studio Units
  • Handicapped Units
  • West Exposure Units
  • East Exposure Units
  • South Exposure Units
  • North Exposure Units


  • Choir / singing club
  • Cooking club
  • Book club
  • Gardening club
  • Resident band
  • Community Service Organizations
  • Walking club
  • Current Events Club
  • Bridge club
  • Men's group
  • Cards / Pinochle club
  • Quilting club
  • Bible Study
  • Happy hours
  • BBQs / outdoor parties / picnics
  • Dances / senior proms
  • Birthday parties
  • Live Performances
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Holiday parties
  • Cooking Classes
  • Stretching classes
  • Art classes
  • Wine tasting
  • Trips and outings / field trips
  • Wii Bowling

Other Services

  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Resident Parking Available
  • Aging in Place
  • Hospice Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Restaurant style dining
  • Private dining room
  • Guest meals

Accepts Pets

  • Dogs
  • Cats

What's Nearby

  • Grocery Shopping
  • Churches
  • Parks
  • Emergency Services (Fire / Police / EMT)
  • College / University
  • Retail Shopping
  • Hotels


Pet Friendly Senior Living
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Nearby Hospitals

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital

Virginia Beach, Virginia - 2.76 mi

Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital

Norfolk, Virginia - 5.4 mi

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health

Norfolk, Virginia - 5.41 mi

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Norfolk, Virginia - 5.42 mi

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center

Virginia Beach, Virginia - 5.63 mi

Nearby Libraries

Bayside Area Library

Virginia Beach, VA - 2.56 mi

Central Library

Virginia Beach, VA - 4.26 mi

Norfolk Public Library - Little Creek Branch

Norfolk, VA - 5.09 mi

Great Neck Area Library

Virginia Beach, VA - 5.45 mi

Norfolk Public Library - Janaf Branch

Norfolk, VA - 5.76 mi

Community Reviews

reviewed on: 2/7/2015 by Anonymous

I was very impressed with the facilities and staff. Catie was very accommodating and pleasant. This is a place I would move if I needed to.  Read More...

Tour on Thursday August 14

reviewed on: 7/7/2014 by Anonymous

Tour on Thursday August 14. Received all important documents. Excellent facility and staff; extremely informative. On my list for consideration. Visiting other...  Read More...

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