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Senior housing types near Charleston, WV

  • Brookdale Charleston Gardens

    Brookdale Charleston Gardens

    800 Association Drive / Northgate Business Park, Charleston, WV 25311
    (10)
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    Great Care for Now and Later We are an assisted living and memory care community in Charleston, West Virginia where seniors can find more options for living life well, and less stress knowing that we’re here to help. They also find a warm community that feels just like home sweet home. You’ll find...

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  • Kanawha Place

    Kanawha Place

    699 South Park Road, Charleston, WV 25304
    (1)
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    Our beautiful home in the capital of West Virginia has been a leader in assisted living services for nearly 40 years. Located in Charleston, West Virginia, residents at Kanawha Place enjoy unparalleled access to numerous shopping centers, fine dining and hotels - not to mention our access to the...

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  • Harmony at Southridge (Opening Summer 2020)

    Harmony at Southridge (Opening Summer 2020)

    801 Peyton Way, Charleston, WV 25309
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    Comfort. Easy elegance. Irresistible cuisine. Friends and family. These are the elements that make a person feel at home, and they are the very essence of everyday senior living at Harmony at Southridge. Located in Charleston, West Virginia, our senior living community offers spacious apartments and...

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  • Bellaire at Devonshire

    Bellaire at Devonshire

    5 Bexley Drive, Scott Depot, WV 25560
    (12)
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    Bellaire at Devonshire is an assisted living community located in the tranquil neighborhood of Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia. Our community is situated on a beautiful rolling terrain, which is designed to give our residents an experience of their lives. At Bellaire, we strive to offer a...

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  • Rolling Meadows Place

    Rolling Meadows Place

    5 Rolling Meadows, Scott Depot, WV 25560
    (3)
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    Rolling Meadows Place is an Enlivant senior living and assisted living community in the quiet, suburban area of Scott Depot, West Virginia. Our peaceful and convenient location allows residents to enjoy the tranquility of retirement with all the conveniences that come with being near a town offering...

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  • Elmcroft of Teays Valley

    Elmcroft of Teays Valley

    4000 Outlook Dr, Hurricane, WV 25526
    (1)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 in need of our...

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  • The Wyngate Senior Living Community (Barboursville)

    The Wyngate Senior Living Community (Barboursville)

    750 Peyton St, Barboursville, WV 25504
    (8)
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    Our assisted living programs have become increasingly popular because they combine professional care with homelike surroundings, reasonable cost, attractive private or semiprivate apartments, and well balanced programs of events and activities. We provide both nurses and around-the-clock resident...

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  • Oak Hill Place

    Oak Hill Place

    438 23rd Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901
    (4)
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    The Enlivant community Oak Hill Place provides senior living services that strive to feel like home to you right away. We are conveniently located near Oak Hill, West Virginia which gives our residents access to shopping and dining, while maintaining small town character. We respect your dignity...

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  • The Villages at Greystone Senior Living Community

    The Villages at Greystone Senior Living Community

    200 Greystone Drive, Beaver, WV 25813
    (11)
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    Our assisted living programs have become increasingly popular because they combine professional care with homelike surroundings, reasonable cost, attractive private or semiprivate apartments, and well balanced programs of events and activities. We provide both nurses and around-the-clock resident...

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  • The Wyngate Senior Living Community (Parkersburg)

    The Wyngate Senior Living Community (Parkersburg)

    One Wyngate Dr., Parkersburg, WV 26105
    (10)
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    Our assisted living programs have become increasingly popular because they combine professional care with homelike surroundings, reasonable cost, attractive private or semiprivate apartments, and well balanced programs of events and activities. We provide both nurses and around-the-clock resident...

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  • River Bend House

    River Bend House

    900 Pirate Drive, Wheelersburg, OH 45694
    (5)
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    Opened in 1997, River Bend House is the premier Assisted Living community in Wheelersburg, Ohio. Set among the schools of the local neighborhood, River Bend House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and...

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  • Elmcroft of Marietta

    Elmcroft of Marietta

    150 Browns Rd, Marietta, OH 45750
    (13)
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    Your New Resident Fee is ONLY $500 when you lease in September! SAVE $1,500 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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  • The Havens at Princeton

    The Havens at Princeton

    2205 New Hope Road, Princeton, WV 24739
    (4)
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    The Havens at Princeton is an assisted living community conveniently located off Old U.S. Highway 19 in Princeton town, West Virginia. The Havens is nestled among pristinely landscaped lawns against a beautiful forested backdrop. Residents can choose from a number of living arrangements which...

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  • The Lindley Inn Assisted Living Community

    The Lindley Inn Assisted Living Community

    9000 Hocking Hills Dr, The Plains, OH 45780
    (1)
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    Our assisted living programs have become increasingly popular because they combine professional care with homelike surroundings, reasonable cost, attractive private or semiprivate apartments, and well balanced programs of events and activities. We provide both nurses and around-the-clock resident...

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  • Seasons Place

    Seasons Place

    177 Holt Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901
    (1)
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    Nestled in the heart of the Greenbrier Valley, Seasons Place, is an Enlivant assisted and independent living community near the Allegheny Mountains. We are located near downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia, recently voted 'America's Coolest Small Town'. Our small town is well known for its low crime...

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  • Glenwood Community

    Glenwood Community

    200 Timberline Dr, Marietta, OH 45750
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    Sign your contract by Dec. 31, 2020 and move into an apartment with free SMART* features. Plus, we’ll give you a safe moving package, up to $1,000. *Limited availability. Glenwood is a United Church Homes community tucked away in 70 wooded acres in Marietta, OH. Glenwood Senior Living Community is a...

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  • Harmony at White Oaks NOW OPEN

    Harmony at White Oaks NOW OPEN

    2025 White Oaks Blvd, Bridgeport, WV 26330
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    Harmony at White Oaks - Comfort. Easy elegance. Irresistible cuisine. Friends and family. These are the elements that make a person feel at home, and they are the very essence of everyday senior living at Harmony at White Oaks. Located in Bridgeport, West Virginia, our senior living community offers...

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  • Elmcroft of Maplewood

    Elmcroft of Maplewood

    1000 Maplewood Dr, Bridgeport, WV 26330
    (7)
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    Your New Resident Fee is ONLY $500 when you lease in September! SAVE $1,500 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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  • Westwood Place

    Westwood Place

    37950 Airport Road, Woodsfield, OH 43793
    (26)
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    Westwood Place is located in Woodsfield, Ohio, a small town surrounded by beautiful farm country. We provide assisted living for seniors looking for caring and fun retirement living. Our lively community offers many amenities to help you enjoy each day: Fitness room Whirlpool Private dining room...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Radford

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Radford

    7486 Lee Hwy, Radford, VA 24141
    (10)
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    Commonwealth Senior Living at Radford is an excellent community located in a commercial area in Radford, Virginia. Our community is in close proximity to various medical offices and Carilion New River Valley Community hospital. Our main facility accommodates residents who require more attention and...

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  • Colonial Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Colonial Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    301 Wilson Lane, Elkins, WV 26241
    (6)
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    The residents of Colonial Place don't have to imagine residing in the peace, tranquility, and breathtaking beauty of the foothills of Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, because they get to live it every day. This assisted living community concentrating on memory care sits in a wooded setting...

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Christiansburg

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Christiansburg

    201 Wheatland Ct, Christiansburg, VA 24073
    (9)
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    Commonwealth Senior Living at Christiansburg is located at the foot of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains in Christiansburg, Virginia. It is a modern, beautiful assisted living facility, with an award-winning memory care proram called Sweet Memories. Commonwealth Senior Living is known for providing...

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  • Bickford of Lancaster

    Bickford of Lancaster

    1834 Countryside Drive, Lancaster, OH 43130
    (13)
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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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  • Carriage Court of Lancaster

    Carriage Court of Lancaster

    800 Becks Knob Road, Lancaster, OH 43130
    (17)
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    Carriage Court is a community of close friends.  In fact, we feel so close to the residents that we consider them to be our second family.   After all, a home should be a place where people care about their neighbors and enjoy each other's company.  That's why our caregivers do more...

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  • Beulahland Assisted Living

    Beulahland Assisted Living

    4706 Knottsville Rd, Grafton, WV 26354
    (7)
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    At Beulahland our residents aren't patients, they are family. Our desire is for every resident to feel like their season of assisted living care is one of peace and comfort. We at Beulahland desire to create a home like environment for seniors while giving the best care possible in West Virginia....

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  • Carroll Place

    Carroll Place

    3682 Dolson Ct NW, Carroll, OH 43112
    (46)
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    Carroll Place assisted living is located in the small community of Carroll, Ohio. We are one mile north of Fairfield County airport and four miles southeast of Greenfield Lake. We provide individualized care in an elegant but home like environment. Our beautifully landscaped property is ideal for...

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  • Brookdale Zanesville

    Brookdale Zanesville

    1575 Bowers Lane, Zanesville, OH 43701
    (19)
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    Exceptional Senior Living for Exceptional Seniors All senior living communities are not created equal. We think one visit to our Zanesville community and you’ll see the difference that great care in a home-like environment can make. Brookdale Zanesville offers assisted living and memory care...

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  • Brookdale Salem

    Brookdale Salem

    2001 Ridgewood Drive, Salem, VA 24153
    (31)
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    At our Salem, Va., community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care services, we believe sustaining social relationships and friendships is key to aging well and living well. As an assisted living resident, you can stay independent and active with friends and neighbors while...

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  • Cardinal Place

    Cardinal Place

    163 Meadow Park Drive, Cambridge, OH 43725
    (15)
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    Personalized. Homelike. Revitalizing. These are the words that best describe Cardinal Place, an assisted living community in Cambridge, Ohio. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and our full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours per day to provide clinical...

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  • Clay Gardens Place

    Clay Gardens Place

    3784 Frazeysburg Rd., Zanesville, OH 43701
    (20)
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    At Clay Gardens Place is located in lovely Zanesville, Ohio and residents are at the center of our small, homelike community. We have staff available 24 hours a day to meet resident needs. We offer assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, medication management, chronic disease...

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  • The Park - Oak Grove

    The Park - Oak Grove

    4920 Woodmar Drive, Roanoke, VA 24018
    (11)
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    May 1, 2020 Dear Friends, During this time, The Park-Oak Grove wants to do all that we can to help your family. During the Month of May, we will be offering our 1 bedroom assisted living apartments at the special rate of $3399 monthly. This will save you more than $600 each month and will provide...

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  • Cambridge Place Assisted Living

    Cambridge Place Assisted Living

    1480 Deerpath Dr, Cambridge, OH 43725
    (8)
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    Cambridge Place Assisted Living is proud of having care givers and nurses with years of experience with the senior population. Being situated in a wooded area, allows nature to walk right up to our back doors and apartment windows. We are a small community full of life and fun times. Our common area...

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  • Cave Spring Place

    Cave Spring Place

    3585 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke, VA 24018
    (26)
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    Cave Spring Place is an exceptional assisted living program in Roanoke, Virginia. Our intimate community is nestled near the Blue Ridge Mountains and offers convenient access to shopping, dining and medical facilities. Residents enjoy our proximity to Tanglewood Mall, Valley View Mall and the...

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  • Woodland Hills Community

    Woodland Hills Community

    3365 Ogden Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018
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    Woodland Hills Community, located in Roanoke, 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 care...

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  • Pheasant Ridge Senior Living Community

    Pheasant Ridge Senior Living Community

    4435 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014
    (23)
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    Pheasant Ridge Assisted Living is located in beautiful Roanoke, Virginia. We encourage a home-like cozy environment for our residents by providing dignity, choice, privacy and respect. Our residents are given independence through individual apartments, while still receiving all the care they require...

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  • The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted Living

    The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted Living

    4402 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014
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    ***OPENING JUNE 2019*** WE ARE NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS - SECURE YOU ROOM NOW! PLEASE CALL US SO WE CAN SCHEDULE A VISIT! The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted Living is the newest addition to luxury senior living in the Roanoke Valley. This brand new construction offers multiple floor plans...

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  • Amber Park Assisted Living

    Amber Park Assisted Living

    401 Hill Road N., Pickerington, OH 43147
    (14)
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    Amber Park offers 86 well designed studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom retirement and assisted living apartments. We are pleased to provide senior community living without any long-term buy-in programs. An affordable monthly rent includes all utilities except personal telephone. Amenities include...

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  • Bell Gardens Place

    Bell Gardens Place

    251 Harry Sauner Rd., Hillsboro, OH 45133
    (24)
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    A great place to call home! At Enlivant, we honor the commitments we make to our residents and their families. Our goal is to enhance our resident's quality of life by providing a warm, caring environment that fosters independence, dignity and choice of each resident. Our residents are often seen...

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  • Brookdale Bristol

    Brookdale Bristol

    1 Liberty Place, Bristol, VA 24201
    (5)
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    Customized Care Plans Moving into an independent and assisted living community may not be a simple decision, but when you meet our friendly team here in Bristol, Virginia, you may find yourself quickly falling in love with the idea. Nestled on a scenic hill overlooking the city, you can admire...

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  • Brookdale Lakeview Crossing

    Brookdale Lakeview Crossing

    4000 Lakeview Crossing, Groveport, OH 43125
    (45)
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    Live your best life every day. At our Assisted Living and memory care community in Groveport, Ohio, you’ll have assistance with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and meals. You’ll also find comfort knowing that staff is on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week...

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  • Chestnut House

    Chestnut House

    1065 Johnson Avenue, Newark, OH 43055
    (4)
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    Chestnut House is the preferred Assisted Living community in Newark, Ohio. Chestnut House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and loved ones and see for yourself! With Chestnut House's convenient...

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  • Elmcroft of Bristol

    Elmcroft of Bristol

    826 Meadowview Rd, Bristol, TN 37620
    (3)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 in need of our...

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  • Carriage Court of Washington Court House

    Carriage Court of Washington Court House

    500 North Glenn Avenue, Washington Court House, OH 43160
    (4)
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        Carriage Court of Washington Court House is Community-Based Assisted Living at its finest, offering assistance as needed to suit individual lifestyles and personal requirements. Residents live in the comfort and security of a small, friendly, family-like setting with all the...

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  • Priceless Senior Care Home

    Priceless Senior Care Home

    2126 Belltree Dr, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
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    Priceless Senior Care Home provides an assisted living solution for senior adults located in Central Ohio. We were founded in 2018 by a registered nurse with over 15 years’ experience in senior care. Our home in located in the peaceful city of Reynoldsburg, Ohio just minutes away from shopping,...

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  • Senior Home Choice

    Senior Home Choice

    6394 Roselawn Avenue, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
    (18)
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    Personal Care Homes offer seniors 24/7 assisted living care in real homes, in real neighborhoods, for seniors who don't want to live in institutional facilities. Whether playing cards at the kitchen table, smelling a pie in the oven, feeding the birds in the back yard, or waving to the mailman,...

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  • Comfortable Housing

    Comfortable Housing

    6268 Brauning Drive, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
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    We take pride in offering the best environment to our residents. The warmth of the home is evident by the loving atmosphere experienced here. Comfortable Housing is fully committed to providing quality housing and care for our residents. Our goal is to enrich the daily lives of our residents by...

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  • Hearth Brook

    Hearth Brook

    331 Goosepond Road, Newark, OH 43055
    (9)
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    Hearth Brook is proud to offer specialized assisted living care in historic and quaint Newark, Ohio. Located just 25 miles from Columbus, Newark is a welcoming and peaceful city that offers the perfect combination of small town America with all the conveniences of big city living. We treat each one...

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  • Dominion Senior Living Bristol

    Dominion Senior Living Bristol

    425 Shelby Lane, Bristol, TN 37620
    (7)
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    Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee conveniently off Volunteer Parkway and is easily accessible to counties in Tennessee and North Carolina, alike. Though we are simple to locate, our campus maintains the feel of being nestled away...

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  • Middleton Senior Living

    Middleton Senior Living

    1500 Weaver Drive, Granville, OH 43023
    (22)
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    Middleton Senior Living is an assisted living community located in the quaint village of Granville, Licking County, Ohio. Granville's population is under 6,000 people as of the 2010 census, so it offers that small town feel and relaxing environment that many residents adore. Middleton Senior Living...

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  • Gardens of Scioto

    Gardens of Scioto

    433 Obetz Rd, Ste 200, Columbus, OH 43207
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    Capital Health Senior Living - Where the Concept of Community Is Still Celebrated! Families have trusted our company to care for their loved ones for over twenty-five years! Gardens of Scioto has the distinct advantage of being part of a larger healthcare campus that includes independent living,...

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Charleston, West Virginia

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities have the luxury of a sense of community as well as personalized assistance. Services offered often involve support with ADLs. Inhabitants may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In some instances, communities may offer Alzheimer's care, nursing, or respite. The state of West Virginia has specific rules associated with this type of community. the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health, Office of Health communities Licensure and Certification licenses this type of community. Staff members receive education in a number of fields. These areas include the ombudsmen s role, group and individual resident activities, the residence s policies and procedures, and emergency procedures and disaster plans. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include giving injections, opening medication containers for residents, and staff may supervise self-administration of medications if a licensed health care professionall determines that a resident is capable of self administration. . This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include Therapeutic or modified diets must be prepared according to a physician s or dietician s orders., staff training must include the topic of nutrition., The residence must accommodate residents who are unable to eat at planned mealtimes and provide for meal substitution if the resident does not tolerate or like the food provided, and they must provide three meals a day, snacks, and and provisions for special diets. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include or use of equipment, help in following planned diets, personal assistance, and activity regimens. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. The maximum occupancy is 2 residents per room. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as each resident must receive a functional needs assessment completed in writing by a physician or other licensed health care professionall, staffing patterns, activities that have been successful in addressing the behaviors in the past, and effective behavioral management techniques.

Demographics and Values

Charleston has a population density of 587 people per square mile. In terms of education, 19.0% have a graduate degree, 27.3% have a high-school diploma, and 38.6% have a college degree. In Charleston, 59.4% participate in the labor force, 20.7% live in poverty, 8.1% do not have health insurance, and 7.8% are widowed. Demographically, Charleston is 14.8% black, 0.4% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 78.0% white, 1.4% Hispanic, 4.7% mixed race, and 2.1% Asian. In Charleston, 8.4% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Charleston is 41 years old.

Cost of Living

The community where a care community is based will have a significant impact on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding which care option is best for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Charleston is around 13.2% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Charleston is $745 per month and the median value of a house in Charleston is $148,446.

State Information

An overview of West Virginia

The quality of life enjoyed by the average West Virginia citizen is ranked 47th nation-wide. Additionally, West Virginia is ranked 48th by standards of healthcare. The state of West Virginia has a cost of living index of 94.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 92.9 and a housing index rating of 79.6. There are 58 hospitals and 324 health centers that service a population of 1,794,685. Boone Memorial Hospital, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, and United Hospital Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of West Virginia is ranked 41st in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 46% of West Virginia's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,413 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-39%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In West Virginia there are 164 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, West Virginia ranks 50th in the nation. The median age in the state is 43, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 69% voted for the Republican candidate while 26% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in West Virginia is 30.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 38.2 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 32F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in West Virginia is around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of West Virginia is around 3.80 inches. The average humidity across the state is 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. While residents of West Virginia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in West Virginia can include floods and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in West Virginia

The state of West Virginia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Osage Orange, Empress Tree, Norway Spruce And Blue Spruce, and Blue Spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Flying Squirrel, the Field Mouse, the Beaver, or the Black Bear. The state animal of West Virginia is the Black Bear.