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  • Imperial Plaza

    Imperial Plaza

    1717 Bellevue Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227
    (94)
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    LIVING LIFE TO ITS FULLEST BEGINS AT IMPERIAL PLAZA. Nestled among the quiet neighborhoods of Richmond, our community provides a unique combination of compassionate care and an active, engaged lifestyle. Our welcoming environment, thoughtful programs and tenured associates give residents the...

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  • The Towers Community

    The Towers Community

    350 High Oaks Road, Richmond, VA 23225
    (31)
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    The Towers Community, nestled on 12 beautiful acres in Richmond, 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...

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  • Elmcroft of Chesterfield

    Elmcroft of Chesterfield

    1000 Twinridge Lane, Richmond, VA 23235
    (45)
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    Your New Resident Fee is only $99 when you lease in July! Save over $1,900 with this limited-time offer. *See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield

    4931 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA 23234
    (4)
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    Commonwealth Assisted Living at Chesterfield is an assisted living community serving individuals in Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, Virginia. We're located within a few minutes of Collegiate School Aquatics Center, several specialty shops, various medical facilities and schools, as well as local...

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  • The Crossings at Bon Air

    The Crossings at Bon Air

    9100 Bon Air Crossing Rd, Richmond, VA 23235
    (21)
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    The Crossings at Bon Air is a 17.6-acre campus that features rental independent living apartments, assisted living apartments, memory care apartments and short stay respite living. Residents of our community enjoy extensive in unit amenities, such as full kitchens, washer/dryers and weekly...

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  • Morningside in the West End

    Morningside in the West End

    3000 Skipwith Road, Richmond, VA 23294
    (23)
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    With five levels of care to better match the services our residents need, our community also offers a special memory impairment neighborhood called the Gardens. We offer Five Star service delivered in a family-like atmosphere, setting us apart from other providers. For more than seven years, we have...

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  • Sunrise of Richmond

    Sunrise of Richmond

    1807 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23229
    (45)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Sunrise at Bon Air

    Sunrise at Bon Air

    2105 Cranbeck Road, Richmond, VA 23235
    (19)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Discovery Village at the West End

    Discovery Village at the West End

    9801 Harmony Woods Way, Richmond, VA 23233
    (9)
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    Discovery Village at the West End is an assisted living community located in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond is Virginia’s capital and is recognized as being one of the nation’s oldest cities. Its vibrant history is richly portrayed in the city’s many museums and historic sites. History enthusiasts...

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  • Brookdale West End Richmond

    Brookdale West End Richmond

    1800 Gaskins Road, Richmond, VA 23238
    (49)
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    If you’re looking for more than just a place to live — if you want to live well —  then our upscale, two-story retirement community located in a serene wooded area of Richmond, Va., is the place for you. Our community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, provides abundant...

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  • Spring Arbor of Richmond

    Spring Arbor of Richmond

    9991 Ridgefield Parkway, Richmond, VA 23233
    (4)
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    HHHunt is accepting reservations for its new Spring Arbor Assisted Living Community scheduled to open in September 2004. Like similar communities by HHHunt (a leader in real estate development throughout Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia) Spring Arbor of Richmond features exceptionally large one and...

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  • Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe

    Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe

    12401 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23238
    (35)
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    Located in the charming West End of Richmond, Tuckahoe Senior Living offers the very best in personalized care. Our community specializes in assisted living for those who may need help with everyday activities, as well as memory care for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other forms of...

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  • Blue Ridge Senior Living of Richmond

    Blue Ridge Senior Living of Richmond

    12411 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23238
    (17)
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    Located in a lovely residential neighborhood in the West End of Richmond. We are near premiere shopping, dining, hotels, interstates, hospitals and medical services. Our range of services extends from respite care to traditional assisted living services such as bathing, dressing, and medication...

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  • Beth Sholom Gardens

    2001 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, VA 23238
    (6)
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    Beth Sholom Gardens is an assisted living community in the historic, scenic city of Richmond, Virginia. Our peaceful, picturesque community is located on a large,16 acre wooded campus in the upscale, tree-lined West End neighborhood, providing excellent access to area medical centers, unique shops...

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  • Parkside at Beth Sholom

    1550 John Rolfe Parkway, Richmond, VA 23238
    (2)
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    Parkside at Beth Sholom, located in Richmond, Virginia, is an assisted living community that specializes in holistic medicine and memory care to help residents with memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease lead a high-quality life without losing their independence. The community sits in a...

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  • Anthology of Midlothian (Opening Winter 2020)

    11210 Robious Rd, Richmond, VA 23235
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  • The Harmony Collection at Hanover

    The Harmony Collection at Hanover

    8227 Meadowbridge Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    (11)
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    Located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, The Crossings at Hanover has 113 units, with 75 Assisted Living apartments and 38 Memory Care apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well landscaped campus. The community is ideally located in Mechanicsville,...

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  • Heritage Green

    Heritage Green

    7080 Brooks Farm Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    (29)
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    Heritage Green Assisted Living is a licensed assisted living facility with a secured Memory Care unit. We are located just minutes away from Memorial Regional Hospital and physician offices. For more than 16 years families have named Heritage Green Assisted Living as the residence that provides a...

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  • Yama Services Adult Assisted Living

    Yama Services Adult Assisted Living

    10046 Rinker Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    (12)
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    YAMA Services Adult Assisted Living home is located in Mechanicsville, Hanover County off of Atlee Station Road. This is a licensed assisted living home with a capacity for seven (7) residents. We provide a warmly decorated home with a team of friendly professionals. Our team of professionals...

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  • Bickford of Chesterfield

    Bickford of Chesterfield

    11200 W Huguenot R, Midlothian, VA 23113
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    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 nothing...

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  • Ginter Hall Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Ginter Hall Assisted Living & Memory Care

    11300 Mall Court, Chesterfield, VA 23235
    (30)
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    Ginter Hall Assisted Living & Memory Care has been providing Quality Care at an Affordable Price to seniors in the Richmond Metropolitan area for well over 38+ years! Ginetr Hall, a local Family Owned community, is committed to enriching the lives of senior adults through top quality care and a...

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  • Morningside of Bellgrade

    Morningside of Bellgrade

    2800 Polo Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23113
    (31)
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    Morningside at Bellgrade sets the stage for our residents to increase their quality of life. Our excellent program offers a balanced nutritional plan, which complements the medication management delivery plan. When the health of an individual is viewed, diet and medications go together. When they...

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  • Tapp Family Home Inc

    Tapp Family Home Inc

    8106 Rural Point Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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    Tapp Family Home, located on 16 acres in rural Mechanicsville, offers an alternative to a 'facility' atmosphere and was the first licensed Assisted Living Community in Hanover County. Tapp Family home provides 10 residents with personalized, loving and professional care, along with a safe and secure...

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  • Elizabeth House Assisted Living

    3590 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
    (4)
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    The decision to leave the comfort of your own home to move into an assisted living residence is a difficult one for most people. You don't need constant help, every day. But you do need a little help from time to time. Is it worth the move? Assisted living can offer you more lifestyle choices at a...

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  • Spring Arbor of Salisbury

    Spring Arbor of Salisbury

    14001 Turnberry Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113
    (3)
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    Spring Arbor of Salisbury Residential Assisted Living opened in 2007 with a variety of apartments ranging from studios, different styles of one bedroom/living room suites, and two bedroom apartments. We are a single level building in a lovely residential neighborhood on a quiet street but still...

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  • Brookdale Midlothian

    Brookdale Midlothian

    14016 Turnberry Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113
    (39)
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    If you’ve reached the time in your life where you’re ready to leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else and enjoy life, then our community in the historic city of Midlothian, Va., is ready and waiting for you. Our community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and...

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  • Harmony at Ironbridge

    Harmony at Ironbridge

    6701 Ironbridge Pkwy, Chester, VA 23831
    (11)
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    Harmony at Ironbridge is a state-of-the-art community for seniors looking for the best in assisted living and memory care. Our spacious suites and apartments accommodate both your needs and your budget. Each suite features large, bright windows, ample storage and a large private bathroom. Most...

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  • Auburn Hill Senior Living

    Auburn Hill Senior Living

    5800 Harbour Ln, Midlothian, VA 23112
    (1)
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    NSPIRED LIVING BUILT AROUND COMMUNITY Auburn Hill is devoted to providing you with a welcoming and comfortable environment where you can easily adapt, thrive and enjoy life – just like at home. From our caring and attentive team to enriching amenities that create a strong sense of community and...

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  • Dunlop House

    235 Dunlop Farms Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (14)
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    Located in Colonial Heights, Dunlop House has been honored as a Top Assisted Living Facility in Virginia by Assisted Living Today. Dunlop House specializes in both assisted living and Alzheimer's care for seniors. Since 1999 it has provided its residents with quality care and a rewarding lifestyle...

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  • The Westmont at Short Pump Community (Opening Winter 2020)

    14399 N Gayton Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23059
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Assisted Living in Richmond, VA

Assisted living facilities in Richmond provide supervision, community style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADL). These communities are designed to promote independence and social interaction among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. Average monthly cost of assisted living in Richmond is as follows:

  • Mean cost of care city proper: $4,000
  • Median cost of care city proper: $3,900
  • Mean cost of care metro area: $4,100
  • Median cost of care metro area: $4,000

Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program known as Virginia Alzheimer's Assisted Living. The Virginia Department of Social Services regulates this community type.

Licensing Requirements – Virginia

Cost of Living in Richmond, VA

Compared to other major cities on the east coast, Richmond is considered extremely affordable. Overall, the cost of living in Richmond is only three points higher than the national average while the grocery index is rated seven points below the average. All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
103 93 $1,208 20.3% spend over 30% of their income on rent $207,984 $42,356 None

Local Medical Providers

The top hospitals in Richmond include:

  • Chippenham Hospital - One of the largest hospitals in the state, this privately owned, short term acute care facility operates a total of 793 staffed beds. This facility offers a wide range of cardiovascular and radiology/imaging services. Chippenham operates psychiatric, rehabilitation, and intensive care units. This hospital also offers chemotherapy, hemodialysis, lithotripsy, and hyperbaric oxygen care.
  • Henrico Doctors' Hospital - This privately owned short term acute care facility has a verified level II trauma center. This facility is medicare approved to provide heart and kidney transplants and also has a wide range of cardiovascular and imaging services. The hospital also operates psychiatric, rehabilitation, and intensive care units. Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is capable of providing hyperbaric oxygen care.
  • VCU Medical Center - The largest university hospital in the state of Virginia, this short term acute care facility has a total of 781 staffed beds and offers level I trauma care. This facility is medicare certified to provide heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants. The hospital operates psychiatric, rehabilitation, and intensive care units and provides hemodialysis, chemotherapy, and a wide range of cardiovascular services.

Climate and Weather

Richmond has a humid subtropical climate which means that the city has hot, humid summers, while the winters tend to be mild and rainy. On average, the humidity level for Richmond is roughly 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
79°F 92°F (July) 65°F (July) 42°F 55°F (December) 28°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
43 (Good) 52 in the month of June (Moderate)

During the peak season the air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Natural Disasters
4” 5” (August) 11" Hurricanes, floods, and moderate earthquakes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Richmond County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
36.79% 60.45% 2.76%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
1,059,907 227,032 1,463 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.80%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 24% 10% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
23% 37% 15%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.1% 47.8% 7.1% 0.5% 0.2% 41.6% 2.3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
16,141 59 12

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9% 65% 16% 25% 6% 7%

Richmond is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Richmond is the capital of Virginia and one of the oldest states in the Union. The city is filled with a wide variety of historical and cultural opportunities ranging from colonial history to contemporary art. This is why living in Richmond, VA is a great option for any active senior. One of the most historically significant locations in Virginia is St. John’s Church, where Founding Father Patrick Henry famously decried “Give me liberty or give me death.” The American Civil War Museum is another important historical location which was once the home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and which houses a large archive of information on the American Civil War.

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers a lovely stroll through its vast array of flora housed in its domed conservatory. A popular spot for outdoor recreation is Maymont, a 100-hundred acre Victorian estate filled with walking paths and beautiful flower beds. The estate also has a carriage museum and a native wildlife exhibit. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has works by Goya and Picasso on display, as well as a dedicated gallery of ancient Egyptian artifacts, and a display of Faberge Eggs.

Transportation

Richmond has limited options for public transit. Bus routes are operated by the Greater Richmond Transit Company which offers reduced fares for seniors and Medicare customers. The Pulse Line is scheduled to open soon and will offer high frequency bus routes in the West End, the Museum and VCU district, Downtown, and the East End.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Richmond, VA

Assisted Living Facility: An assisted living facility is a congregate residential setting that provides or coordinates personal and health care services, 24-hour supervision, and assistance for the maintenance or care of four or more adults. These adults must be aged, infirm, or disabled and must receive care in a primarily residential setting. Maintenance or care means the protection, general supervision, and oversight of the physical and mental well-being of an aged, infirm, or disabled individual.

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