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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.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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.

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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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19 Residential Care Homes near Chesapeake, VA

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Residential care homes in Chesapeake may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Chesapeake care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Chesapeake, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

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Kemet House

2139 Broadmoor Ave, Chesapeake, VA 23323

(0 review)

Seasons Change

2809 Matt Chase, Chesapeake, VA 23323

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Ballahack Woods Adult Family Care

208 Ballahack Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

(0 review)

The Anderson's Cozy Home

136 Little John Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185

5.0
(5 reviews)

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Thornton Hall

827 Norview Ave, Norfolk, VA 23509

3.0
(1 review)

Hope Haven Adult Home

3000 N Landing Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

1.0
(1 review)

Private

Golden Years LLC

2008 Southaven Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Nickson Adult Care Service

3148 Monet Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23453

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Lynn Shores Chateau

350 Lynn Shores Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

(0 review)

Private

Assisted living may be the right choice if you need a little help with daily activities. "Assisted living" is just what the term suggests -- it's a way of assisting you in living the independent life you are used to. In addition to furnishing our suites to feel like home, we offer services to...

Cascade Retreat

4529 John St, Suffolk, VA 23435

(0 review)

Hunthaven Elderly Adult Home

5500 Roanoke Ave, Newport News, VA 23605

(0 review)

Bethel Helping Hands

11 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton, VA 23666

(0 review)

Because We Care

9712 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605

(0 review)

Newport Convalescent Home

11141 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601

(0 review)

Buskey's Adult Home

147 Whiting Ave, Williamsburg, VA 23185

(0 review)

Ransom Home For Adults

8146 Broad Marsh Ln, Hayes, VA 23072

(0 review)

Trinity Assisted Living, LLC

101 Shady Bluff Point, Williamsburg, VA 23188

(0 review)

Private

Lillian Brothers Family Care Home

533 Weight Station Road, Hertford, NC 27944

5.0
(1 review)

Private

Lillian Brothers Family Care Home is a senior residential home that is located in the very small town of Hertford, NC and in Perquimans county. Hertford is situated on the Perquimans River and is close to Crow Points Island. The group home setting itself is near the Little River that runs...

Hand 'n Heart

133 Waller Mill Rd # 403, Williamsburg, VA 23185

(0 review)
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Cost of care homes in Chesapeake, VA

The average cost of senior living in Virginia is $4,590 per month as compared to $3,786 in the United States.

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What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Chesapeake, Virginia

Services for seniors in Chesapeake, Virginia

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In Chesapeake, Virginia, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Chesapeake, Virginia, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Chesapeake is car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Chesapeake has limited biking infrastructure and is not walkable.

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Health care

Chesapeake offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Sentara Leigh Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Chesapeake provides its residents with a wide variety of attractions. Nearby state parks (like Kiptopeke State Park), unique shopping and dining experiences, and historical attractions fulfill a diverse range of interests for retirees looking to enjoy all this city has to offer. There are also a number of local senior centers with diverse activity schedules.

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Learn More About Care Homes in Chesapeake, VA

 

Chesapeake provides its residents with a wide variety of attractions. Nearby state parks, shopping malls, and historic attractions fulfill a diverse range of interests for retirees looking to enjoy all this city has to offer.

In Chesapeake, residential care homes — sometimes called care homes, board and care homes, group homes, or personal care homes — are often houses in residential neighborhoods that are adapted, equipped, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually 10 or less. Similar to assisted living but in a smaller, more residential setting, these homes provide supervision, organized events, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). This means care homes can help with everyday routines but typically do not provide 24-hour skilled nursing assistance.

Cost of Care Homes in Chesapeake, VA

The median monthly cost of a care home is $5,000 in the state of Virginia. However, the cost of living in a care home depends largely on location. Since the homes are private residences, costs are tied to real estate value and therefore may vary greatly. To learn more about care homes in Chesapeake, contact one of A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors.

 

Learn More About Chesapeake, VA

 

Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Chesapeake are rated six points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also generally rated above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
106 94 103 116 101 102

 

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$87,906 per year $49,630 per year $70,156 per year $31,104 per year $41,050 per year $2,852 per year $939 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Chesapeake include:

Sentara Leigh Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 240+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 300+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, arthroscopy

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 520+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Chesapeake’s climate is classified as humid subtropical. The city generally experiences hot, humid summers and mild winters. The average humidity level is 71%, and humidity levels are often highest during August at about 78%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
40°F 48°F 32°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
79°F 87°F 71°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 68

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 46″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
39 12.5% 244,500 718 per square mile 2.8

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.2% 3.3% 29.9% 5.9% 0.1% 3.6% 57.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Chesapeake: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 29/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Chesapeake City

Democratic Republican Other
47.0% 48.3% 4.7%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Chesapeake include:

  • Great Bridge Frame and Art
  • Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Museum
  • Casemate Museum
  • Chesapeake Veteran’s Memorial
  • Battlefield Park
  • Lee Hall Mansion

Outdoor attractions in Chesapeake:

  • Chesapeake City Park
  • Fun Forest
  • Oak Grove Lake Park
  • Northwest River Park
  • Dismal Swamp State Park
  • Kiptopeke State Park
  • Chesapeake Arboretum
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden
  • Virginia Zoo

Chesapeake’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Cinemark Chesapeake Square and XD
  • Virginia Art Festival
  • Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market
  • Chesapeake Energy Arena
  • Chesapeake Square Mall
  • Greenbrier Mall
  • Chesapeake Center

 

Transportation

Currently the city of Chesapeake does not offer intra-city public transportation, but is car-friendly. Taxis, as well as rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft, are available in Chesapeake.

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