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The Village At Woods Edge a CCRC

1401 North High Street, Franklin, VA 23851

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Village at Woods Edge tucked amid picturesque Franklin, Virginia was created for active, independent seniors who want to get the most from their retirement.  The Village combines personal freedom and security, comfort and convenience.  We understand the emotional, mental, and...

The Hidenwood Community

50 Wellesley Dr, Newport News, VA 23606

4.8
(177 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hidenwood Community, located in Newport News, 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...

The Waterford at Virginia Beach

5417 Wesleyan Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

4.1
(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome Home to The Waterford at Virginia Beach! We offer more than just a place to live, with our warm atmosphere and our caring staff, you will become part of our family. We offer multiple choice of meals to suite your culinary taste. Like to go to the theater? So do we, our bus can take you,...

Chesapeake Place Senior Living

1508 Volvo Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320

3.8
(61 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

At Chesapeake Place Senior Living, we deliver the highest quality care and an engaging, joyful lifestyle every day. Whether you are seeking Assisted Living, Memory Care, or Respite Care for yourself or your loved one, we are ready to meet you on your life’s journey. With an incredible team of...

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Lighthouse Pointe

933 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

4.6
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lighthouse Pointe provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the beautiful and historic town of Chesapeake, Lighthouse Pointe offers you quality and comfort along the Atlantic coast. We're close to fine dining, wonderful shopping, excellent healthcare...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg

236 Commons Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

4.8
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Say goodbye to lawn care, painting, and repair projects, and say hello to engaging activities and social opportunities, chef-prepared meals, scheduled transportation, home services and more.Say hello to Williamsburg's best-appointed senior apartments—ranging from 703 to over 1,200 square feet.At...

Bay Lake Community

4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

4.7
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bay Lake Community, located in Virginia Beach, 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...

The Gardens of Virginia Beach

5620 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

3.9
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Gardens of Virginia Beach provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A Short Stay Program for seniors who need short-term care may also be...

Harmony at Independence

2077 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at IndependenceIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Virginia Beach, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House

440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

3.9
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House is an assisted living community located in gorgeous Virginia Beach, Virginia. Our community is surrounded by tall trees and flowers along the streets. We are in a residential area and are proud to be a part of our cozy neighborhood. Virginia Beach...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor

651 River Walk Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320

4.2
(34 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor - Located in the refined and beautiful River Walk community of Chesapeake, Georgian Manor is situated within 10 miles of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and its many adjacent medical offices. Georgian Manor is also convenient to the Battlefield...

Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

3800 Treyburn Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You’ll have enough room for a garden and a garden party.With more than a dozen floor plans to chose from, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options, you’ll be able to find just the right pet-friendly apartment or cottage. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living...

Colonial Harbor

2405 Fort Eustis Blvd, Yorktown, VA 23692

3.8
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Colonial Harbor provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Located in the heart of Hampton Roads, you'll enjoy our mild weather and all the fascinating destinations the surrounding region offers. We're right down the road from Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, and...

Charter Senior Living of Newport News

655 Denbigh Blvd, Newport News, VA 23608

4.3
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Independence and Peace of Mind are important to us and encouraged by Morningside's features and services. Morningside's Levels of Care Program ensures that residents receive the care they need and pay only for the services they require. This allows residents to remain within the community as...

Greenfield Senior Living of Williamsburg

251 Patriot Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23185

4.2
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Dear Friends: Greenfield Senior Living's mission has long been to transform the senior living experience. When we began some ten years ago, we believed assisted living was something more than just providing a place for seniors to live. We created a place where choice and the experience of...

The Devonshire

2220 Executive Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton

1030 Topping Ln, Hampton, VA 23666

3.8
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Commonwealth Assisted Living at Hampton, you'll find a welcoming, modern senior community located just minutes from everything there is to do in Hampton, Virginia. We're close to Hampton Town Center, which means restaurants and shops are only a few minutes away and also near Sentara Careplex...

Verena at The Reserve

121 Reserve Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

4.8
(19 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Minutes from Colonial Williamsburg – named the best place to retire – you will find Verena at the Reserve. This vibrant, independent living community is designed with the active senior in mind.Our tree-filled Virginia campus is home to a close-knit community of residents, families, and staff. The...

Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine

7211 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505

3.4
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine, established in 1896, is a licensed assisted living community located in The Words Corner area of Norfolk. Living at Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine is very much like renting a home anywhere and does not require a long term financial...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

890 Poplar Hall Dr, Norfolk, VA 23502

4.2
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Norfolk, VA very close to I-64,Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall is on the boarder of VA Beach and Chesapeake as well. We are centrally located to many city amenities, including public transportation, ample shopping and restaurants, Sentara Leigh Hospital and many doctors'...

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Cost of independent living in Franklin, VA

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,515
    State
  • $3,273
    Franklin, VA
  • $2,864
    Hampton, VA
  • $3,562
    Newport News, VA
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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
Complete guide to independent living

Franklin, Virginia

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a handy harmony between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about chores. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private health care providers, they may always do so. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to balance while determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your plan: move-in fee, laundry, parking, wellness program, initial assessment fee, private phone, Waiting list deposit, and field trips. The benefits that pertain to independent living include transportation, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, community activities, security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, and golf course.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which care choice is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Franklin is about 18.5% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Franklin is about $191,087 and the median rent is about $1,019 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

In Franklin, 10.0% of the people are veterans. In Franklin, 16.6% live in poverty, 11.9% have some form of disability, 9.6% are widows, and 10.6% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Franklin 27.4% have a high-school diploma, 25.3% have a college degree, and 10.0% have a graduate degree. Franklin has a population density of 379 people per square mile. Demographically, Franklin is 0.3% Asian, 58.9% black, 0.7% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 37.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% other or not specified, and 2.8% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 44.0% are male and 56.0% are female. The median age of Franklin is 39 years old.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

Overall, Virginia ranks 7th out of all states in quality of life and 18th in healthcare. There are 147 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 8,570,488 Virginia residents. Central Health Inc., Inova Loudon Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Virginia has a cost of living index of 102.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.1 and a housing index rating of 108.0. Based on natural beauty, Virginia ranks 18th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 38, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Virginia ranks 12th in the nation. In the last presidential election 50% of Virginia residents voted Democrat and 44% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 44% of Virginia residents attend religious services among the 10,088 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-30%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Virginia there are 519 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 74F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Virginia drops 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. Virginia experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. On average, Virginia has an air quality index rating of around 31.6 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 40.4 AQI. On average, the state receives 3.65 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of September at around 6.34 inches. 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 pine, gum, mountain laurel, and rhododendrons. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray and red foxes, the black bears, the groundhog, or the snowshoe hare. The state animal of Virginia is the the bat.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Virginia

The Village At Woods Edge a CCRC, Bickford of Suffolk and Acclaim at East Beach (Now Open) are the top rated independent living facilities near Franklin, Virginia. See full list of communities.

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