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10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Norfolk, VA

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Assisted Living
Assisted Living
Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Nursing Homes
Nursing Homes
Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Memory Care
Memory Care
Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
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Independent Living
Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Senior Apartments
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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Home Care
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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Norfolk, VA
5 / 5.0

Welcome to Golden Years! When looking for a new home, this assisted living is a five star hotel encircled by the care often associated with family. You go online and pick up pamphlets searching. Let me stop you right there! Look no further. I am a resident at Golden Years and have been since late Fe...

5 / 5.0

I would give The Memory Center Virginia Beach 5 stars!! They really helped my family at our time of need! [name removed] and staff are awesome! I would recommend this facility (community) to anyone looking for memory care. Thank you for all you do!

5 / 5.0

I am very happy with this community. The staff is great and very caring. The food is appealing with a nice variety. They offer alot of activities. I would be happy to recommend this community to other families. We are happy with the cleanliness here.

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What our family likes the most about the Commonwealth Senior Living community in Norfolk, VA is the staff, they are so friendly and they prepare really good quality meals along with good meal options.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located in Norfolk, VA very close to I-64,Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall is on the boarder of VA Beach and Chesapeake as well. We are centrally located to many city amenities, including public transportation, ample shopping and restaurants, Sentara Leigh Hospital and many doctors'...
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The staff at Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine really care about the residents and they do a great job of taking care of them. The room sizes and amenities offered to residents are okay. I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine, established in 1896, is a licensed assisted living community located in The Words Corner area of Norfolk. Living at Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine is very much like renting a home anywhere and does not require a long term financial...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Enjoy refined living with an active lifestyle at Harbor’s Edge, a full-service, premier LifeCare retirement community in Norfolk, Virginia. With an elegant setting and amenities that surpass many fine hotels, Harbor’s Edge’s greatest luxury is flexibility. Our residents enjoy a range of choice in...
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This is a very nice senior living. Everyone was friendly from the second you walked in the door. The food was delicious and my friend has only great things to say since she has moved here. Great job Bay...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Bay Lake Community, located in Virginia Beach, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional...
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9.7
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Like all assisted living facilities it's difficult to move a love one into someone else's care. But sometimes has to be done! The staff is great at Chesapeake place- sometimes the communication is not the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Chesapeake Place Senior Living, we deliver the highest quality care and an engaging, joyful lifestyle every day. Whether you are seeking Assisted Living, Memory Care, or Respite Care for yourself or your loved one, we are ready to meet you on your life’s journey. With an incredible team of...
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My wife was a resident at the Waterford of Virginia Beach. She loved her stay there, was well taken care of, and connected with residents and staff. Thank you so much!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Welcome Home to The Waterford at Virginia Beach! We offer more than just a place to live, with our warm atmosphere and our caring staff, you will become part of our family. We offer multiple choice of meals to suite your culinary taste. Like to go to the theater? So do we, our bus can take you,...
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8.9
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There's a good community of people for social butterflies, there's almost always a friendly group hanging out in the lobby. The staff is friendly too. Housekeeping is good, the room isn't usually too messy...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Gardens of Virginia Beach provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A Short Stay Program for seniors who need short-term care may also be...
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My brother has been at Mayfair House for almost three months. For the most part, it has been good for him and us. We pay [fee removed] a month which is very reasonable in comparison to other places. We...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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8.8
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The Administrators and Staff are very helpful, accommodating, caring, professional, knowledgeable, and flexible. They are concerned about the well-being of their residents. They go beyond the required to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Recently celebrating our 20th year anniversary, Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House has been a premier assisted living provider throughout the Hampton Roads area. Located in a neighborhood community of Portsmouth Virginia the community is conveniently located to shopping, community...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Brookdale Virginia Beach. They are well staffed and overall, the facility has a positive energy. The staff are friendly and seem happy working there. The staff has...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a sense of belonging and purpose while also helping them preserve who they are. Your loved one will stay engaged with a gentle daily structure...
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My sister is in memory care and she loves it. She has Dementia and sometimes she is not the same character, but they just deal with it. I would recommend this facility to family and friends.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Province Place of De Paul is a place where you will find some of the best amenities, and choices that you may not find in other senior living residences. Norfolk, Virginia has many amenities that can be very appealing to seniors. This offers a local community to explore that offers many choices...
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I think the facility is good for my mother, yes some things could be better but overall I am pleased. We picked this community, because of the price and I thought it would be a good match for my mother and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Province Place was designed to function much like your own home. Residents select a one or two bedroom suite, each with its own private bathroom and kitchenette. Groups of suites nestled together in neighborhoods share a cozy living room, family room, dining room, enclosed courtyard and...
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Emily Green Shores is a great facility and it is definitely a family type atmosphere. The care here is great and the staff members are very attentive. My dad said it felt like home and we really appreciate...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Emily Green Shores is a faith-based senior assisted living facility owned by the Portsmouth Baptist Association and located in Portsmouth, Virginia. Our facility rests on the Elizabeth River waterfront offering beautiful sunset views from our spacious sunroom facing the water. Emily Green Shores...
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They're very courteous. They go out of their way to help our family as well as our loved one. It's always clean every time I visit her room, and I like that very much.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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This is an outstanding community. The staff is wonderful caring and they keep me informed on any changes. I menu is very good and I like that he is enjoying the good menu. They offer him activities that he...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Whether for you or a loved one, Parsons Residential Care offers a caring atmosphere,active community, and a comfortable, secure lifestyle for our residents. Here at Parsons Residential Care, each member of our community enjoys the opportunity to 'live life their way'. Our valued residents enjoy...
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The Villages of Rosemont went above and beyond with helping our mother when she was a resident here. The staff was very friendly: from housekeeping, food service and nursing. The move in process was very...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Acquired by Saber in 2020, The Villages of Rosemont offers personalized assisted living services for seniors who need extra support with daily tasks. Our community is located in a quiet neighborhood in Virginia Beach that’s perfect for residents to explore. With a nearby boardwalk, local shopping...
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I would tell them that it is a good community to go to. The staff are friendly, and helpful. The room is a good size and we had to provide the furniture for my loved one. The selection of the food is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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 shocked at our findings. The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs and...
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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I absolutely recommend this property to other families that are looking into their options, without a doubt. It was a little adjustment for my father, but he thoroughly enjoys the facility there and the...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Shepherd's Village at Park Avenue is an assisted living community located in Norfolk, Virginia. Our property offers several walking paths on a beautifully landscaped property within minutes of area medical centers, churches, shops, and restaurants. You'll enjoy customized care with outstanding...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

Cost of assisted living in Norfolk, VA

The average cost of senior living in Norfolk is 4428.37 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Grandy Park, VA with an average of 4386.75 per month.

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Norfolk, VA

$4,428

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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