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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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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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About Home Care

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

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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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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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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 52 independent living facilities in Bedford, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

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Elm Park Estates

4230 Elm View Road, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.5
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elm Park Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the historic Shenandoah Valley, the views outside and the atmosphere inside make it easy to see why our residents love coming home to Elm Park Estates....

Heritage Green and Daybreak

200 Lillian Lane, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.5
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Growing a tradition of care! Heritage Green Assisted Living Community is a beautifully designed, single story building that caters to seniors that require assistance with activities of daily living but do not need skilled health care services. This 48-unit, 64 bed Assisted Living Community shares...

Brookdale Salem

2001 Ridgewood Drive, Salem, VA 24153

3.9
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Park - Oak Grove

4920 Woodmar Drive, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.7
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Make a fresh start and experience warm companionship and a comforting environment at The Park - Oak Grove. Our Assisted Living community in Roanoke, VA, enriches the lives of residents by providing an atmosphere that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Located in a...

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Pheasant Ridge Senior Living Community

4435 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.1
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Cave Spring Place

3585 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.0
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge

30 Monica Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.3
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Independent Living

4428 Pheasant Ridge Rd, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Independent LivingIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Roanoke, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies needed to keep...

Bentley Commons Senior Living Community

1604 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.0
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Mission Bentley Commons at Lynchburg is dedicated to providing a lifestyle that enhances the quality of each resident's life and creates an environment in which your loved ones receive the love and care he/she needs. Description Located in one of the most charming communities in the state of...

Runk and Pratt at Smith Moutain Lake

115 Retirement Drive, Hardy, VA 24101

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Runk and Pratt at Leesville Road

20212 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.8
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Runk & Pratt Senior Living Communities is a family-owned and operated healthcare enterprise that has been devoted to providing quality service and care to seniors in the greater Lynchburg area since 1992. We are proud to be one of only 15% of the assisted living communities in Virginia who exceed...

The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted Living

4402 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.0
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted LivingIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Roanoke, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies needed to keep...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Christiansburg

201 Wheatland Ct, Christiansburg, VA 24073

3.8
(11 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private, Studio

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...

The Mayflower

409 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Tinbridge Manor

701 Hollins Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Tinbridge Manor is a senior housing community set on six acres of picturesque land in Lynchburg, Campbell County , Virginia. We are located next to the Garland Hill Historic District and near to most of the historic sites Lynchburg has to offer. Our colonial plantation is an attraction unto...

Cardinal Senior Living

1350 Longwood Ave, Bedford, VA 24523

3.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

We are excited to welcome you to Cardinal Senior Living, Bedford's premier provider of assisted living and memory care services (Dementia / Alzheimer's).Cardinal's organization began January 1st, 2017, but the traditions and memories of our community are long lasting and still carry forward....

The Elks - A Noble Senior Living Community

931 Ashland Ave, Bedford, VA 24523

3.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Noble Senior Living at Bedford is always striving to offer the best amenities and services for our residents. Noble Senior Living at Bedford offers medical facilities, outdoor activities, shopping and restaurants which are all conveniently located nearby. Residents always have options when...

Carriage Hill

1203 Roundtree Dr, Bedford, VA 24523

2.0
(8 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

When you choose a Holiday lifestyle, we simplify things for you.Beautiful landscapes and rolling green hills attract many to Bedford County, making it one of the fastest growing counties in Virginia. Home to the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, VA is a unique and historical town that provides...

Campbell Rest Home

1350 Longwood Ave, Bedford, VA 24523

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Campbell Rest HomeCampbell Rest Home is located in the town of Bedford, VA. This assisted living community is in a peaceful location that allows its residents to live happy lives. Those who are guests of our residents will find that Bedford offers great dining options to keep their taste buds...

Woodland Hills Community

3365 Ogden Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.8
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

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Cost of independent living in Bedford, VA

The average cost of senior living in Bedford is $3,041 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Roanoke, VA with an average of $2,945 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Bedford, Virginia

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a handy equilibrium between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. You or your loved one can continue to use their free time as they desire while their food is prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Typically comprised of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to keep in mind while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your plan: utilities, wellness program, housekeeping, private phone, laundry, initial assessment fee, move-in fee, and field trips. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, healthcare center, security guards, golf course, laundry service, community activities, concierge services, and restaurant-style dining hall.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a senior care community is based could have a significant effect on the cost of care. The overall cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which destination meets the needs of you or your loved one’s needs. The median monthly price for rent in Bedford is about $674 and the median value for a house for Bedford is around $155,957. The rent burden for Bedford is around 14.9% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Bedford, 10.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Bedford, 52.4% participate in the labor force, 16.5% have some form of disability, 11.7% consider themselves widows, and 26.2% live in poverty. Bedford has a population density of 289 people per square mile. In terms of education, 34.2% have a high-school diploma, 21.4% have a college degree, and 4.2% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 43.6% are male and 56.4% are female. The median age of Bedford is 40 years old. Racially, the population of Bedford is 1.4% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.2% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 75.9% white, 22.4% black, and 0.2% Asian.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

In terms of resources, Virginia has a cost of living index of 102.0, a grocery index rating of 96.1, and a housing index rating of 108.0. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. In terms of personal well-being, Virginia ranks 18th in healthcare and 7th in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Virginia is ranked 18th in the nation. The state of Virginia has 147 hospitals and 98 health centers, providing care to a population of 8,570,488. Central Health Inc., Inova Loudon Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Virginia ranks 12th in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 38, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. Forty-four percent of Virginia residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 10,088 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-30%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. In Virginia there are 519 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 50% of Virginia residents voted Democrat and 44% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Virginia is around 3.65 inches. The most precipitation occurs in September with an average of 6.34 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Virginia is around 74F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 55F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. On average, Virginia has an air quality index rating of around 31.6 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 40.4 AQI. While residents of Virginia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Virginia can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Virginia

The state of Virginia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of basswood, trailing arbutus, pine, and oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whitetail deer, the black bears, the gray and red foxes, or the snowshoe hare. The state animal of Virginia is the the bat.

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The Fields of Heritage Green, McGurk House and The Glebe are the top rated independent living facilities near Bedford, Virginia. See full list of communities.

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