Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Home Care Agencies. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 228 Home Care Agencies in Virginia Beach and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
4524 Wishart Rd Ste 200, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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Seniorcorp was established in 2003 to address the need in the South Hampton Roads community for compassionate, quality in-home care services for the aging population. Dedicated to 'changing the way America ages,' Seniorcorp offers seniors the ability to remain in their homes as they age, where...
7870 Tidewater Dr Ste 206, Norfolk, VA 23505
Home care — or in-home care — is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.
The median monthly cost of in-home care is about $4,000 in Virginia Beach, and $4,382 in the state of Virginia, according to Genworth.
A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care provider in Virginia Beach for you or your loved one.
Virginia Beach is one of the premiere vacation destinations in the state with over three miles of beautiful beachfront. This means that living in Virginia Beach is relatively expensive when compared to other nearby cities. Overall, the cost of living is rated at 16 points above the national average. However the average cost of groceries is rated lower than the national average. This means that most of the cost of living is related to property and entertainment costs. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.
There are 3 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services. The top hospitals in Virginia Beach include:
Virginia Beach has a humid subtropical climate. This means that the summers are incredibly hot and humid with coastal breezes cooling the city off at night. The winters tend to be wet and chilly to mild with lots of overcast cloud cover. On average, the relative humidity level for Virginia Beach is around 72%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 79%.
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Virginia Beach is considered moderately friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that for the most part, members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.
Located right on the coast of the Atlantic seaboard, Virginia Beach has beachtown vibes with East Coast sensibilities. The city has over three miles of boardwalk which stretch up and down the city’s many beaches.
For those interested in history or outdoor recreation there is the First Landing State Park. This park marks the spot of the 1607 arrival of the first Jamestown colonists from England. Built in 1792, the Cape Henry Lighthouse is another popular attraction offering gorgeous views of the Chesapeake Bay. The historic Dewitt Cottage located on the boardwalk is home to the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum which showcases the current and historic biodiversity of the region.
The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center offers over 800,000 gallons of fresh and saltwater displays showcasing sea turtles, komodo dragons, cuttlefish, and rays. The city has great public art installations including a giant statue of King Neptune and a beautiful Naval Aviation Monument. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art offers a rotating gallery of installations.
Public transit is provided by Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) which operates several bus routes and the VB Wave. Wave shuttles are a popular and easy way to get around the Virginia Beach oceanfront. These shuttles make stops along Atlantic Avenue, the Virginia Aquarium, Ocean Breeze WaterPark, the Holiday Trav-L-Park and the KOA campgrounds on General Booth Boulevard and the Shops at Hilltop.