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Guardian Place

1620 N Hamilton Street, Richmond, VA 23230

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The Guardian Place is a senior housing community offering studio apartments and one and two bedroom apartment homes for active seniors in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia. Richmond is a town rife with American history and tradition. The stunning architecture, museums, and cobblestone streets...

Legacy at Imperial Village

1717 Bellevue Ave, Richmond, VA 23227

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LEGACY AT IMPERIAL VILLAGE, UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT, WELCOMES YOU. MILLIONS IN INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS.LIVING LIFE TO ITS FULLEST BEGINS AT LEGACY AT IMPERIAL PLAZA. Nestled among the quiet neighborhoods of Richmond, our community provides an active, engaged lifestyle. Our...

Heritage Oaks

1100 German School Road, Richmond, VA 23225

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Built in 1987, Heritage Oaks is an independent living retirement community located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. Just two blocks from outstanding medical facilities, Heritage Oaks is also conveniently near local shopping, dining, and entertainment. When the weather is nice, many of our...

The Towers Community

350 Hioaks Rd, Richmond, VA 23225

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The Towers Community, nestled on 12 beautiful acres in Richmond, 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...

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The Harmony Collection at Hanover Assisted Living and Memory Care

8227 Meadowbridge Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116

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Welcome to The Harmony Collection at HanoverAssisted Living and Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Mechanicsville, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies...

Aspire at West End

5020 Sulky Dr, Richmond, VA 23228

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The Harmony Collection at Hanover Independent and Assisted Living

8203 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116

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Welcome to The Harmony Collection at HanoverBRAND NEW Independent and Assisted Living!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 The Harmony Collection at...

The Virginian

300 Twinridge Lane, Richmond, VA 23235

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The Virginian provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a charming, quiet area on the south side of Richmond, you'll enjoy a beautiful home conveniently located in the heart of the south. Residents have so much to explore in a state capital rich in...

Elmcroft of Chesterfield

1000 Twinridge Lane, Richmond, VA 23235

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EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield

4931 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA 23234

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Commonwealth Assisted Living at Chesterfield is an assisted living community serving individuals in Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, Virginia. We're located within a few minutes of Collegiate School Aquatics Center, several specialty shops, various medical facilities and schools, as well as...

Heritage Green

7080 Brooks Farm Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

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Heritage Green Assisted Living is a licensed assisted living facility with a secured Memory Care unit. We are located just minutes away from Memorial Regional Hospital and physician offices. For more than 16 years families have named Heritage Green Assisted Living as the residence that provides a...

The Crossings at Bon Air

9100 Bon Air Crossing Rd, Richmond, VA 23235

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The Crossings at Bon Air is a 17.6-acre campus that features rental independent living apartments, assisted living apartments, memory care apartments and short stay respite living. Residents of our community enjoy extensive in unit amenities, such as full kitchens, washer/dryers and weekly...

Anthology of Midlothian NOW OPEN

11210 Robious Rd, Richmond, VA 23235

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Anthology of Tuckahoe (Opening Fall 2021)

567 N Parham Rd, Henrico, VA 23229

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Morningside in the West End

3000 Skipwith Road, Richmond, VA 23294

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With five levels of care to better match the services our residents need, our community also offers a special memory impairment neighborhood called the Gardens. We offer Five Star service delivered in a family-like atmosphere, setting us apart from other providers. For more than seven years, we...

Sunrise of Richmond

1807 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23229

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Bickford of Chesterfield

11200 W Huguenot R, Midlothian, VA 23113

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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...

Discovery Village at the West End

9801 Harmony Woods Way, Richmond, VA 23233

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Discovery Village at the West End is an assisted living community located in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond is Virginia’s capital and is recognized as being one of the nation’s oldest cities. Its vibrant history is richly portrayed in the city’s many museums and historic sites. History enthusiasts...

Verena at the Glen

10286 Brook Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23059

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You’ll love coming home to your independent living, garden apartment in Verena at the Glen. Our grounds are brimming with butterflies and hummingbirds.This thriving community exemplifies active adult living. Free from the worries and burdens of home ownership, residents spend their days enjoying...

Sunrise at Bon Air

2105 Cranbeck Road, Richmond, VA 23235

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Richmond, VA

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Richmond, Virginia are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Richmond retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Richmond, VA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Richmond is around $1,198 in the city proper, and $1,301 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Virginia is about $2,540.

For this type of senior living, Richmond, Virginia offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Richmond, VA

Cost of Living

Compared to other major cities on the east coast, Richmond is considered extremely affordable. Overall, the cost of living in Richmond is only three points higher than the national average while the grocery index is rated seven points below the average. All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax10393$1,20820.3% spend over 30% of their income on rent$207,984$42,356None

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals in Richmond include:

  • Chippenham Hospital – One of the largest hospitals in the state, this privately owned, short term acute care community operates a total of 793 staffed beds. This community offers a wide range of cardiovascular and radiology/imaging services. Chippenham operates psychiatric, rehabilitation, and intensive care units. This hospital also offers chemotherapy, hemodialysis, lithotripsy, and hyperbaric oxygen care.
  • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital – This privately owned short term acute care community has a verified level II trauma center. This community is medicare approved to provide heart and kidney transplants and also has a wide range of cardiovascular and imaging services. The hospital also operates psychiatric, rehabilitation, and intensive care units. Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is capable of providing hyperbaric oxygen care.
  • VCU Medical Center – The largest university hospital in the state of Virginia, this short term acute care community has a total of 781 staffed beds and offers level I trauma care. This community is medicare certified to provide heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants. The hospital operates psychiatric, rehabilitation, and intensive care units and provides hemodialysis, chemotherapy, and a wide range of cardiovascular services.

Weather and Climate

Richmond has a humid subtropical climate which means that the city has hot, humid summers, while the winters tend to be mild and rainy. On average, the humidity level for Richmond is roughly 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low79°F92°F (July)65°F (July)42°F55°F (December)28°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating43 (Good)52 in the month of June (Moderate)

During the peak season the air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallNatural Disasters4”5” (August)11″Hurricanes, floods, and moderate earthquakes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Richmond County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party36.79%60.45%2.76%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend1,059,907227,0321,463 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.80%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3424%10%5%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree23%37%15%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more2.1%47.8%7.1%0.5%0.2%41.6%2.3%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens16,1415912

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans9%65%16%25%6%7%

Richmond is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Richmond is the capital of Virginia and one of the oldest states in the Union. The city is filled with a wide variety of historical and cultural opportunities ranging from colonial history to contemporary art. This is why living in Richmond, VA is a great option for any active senior. One of the most historically significant locations in Virginia is St. John’s Church, where Founding Father Patrick Henry famously decried “Give me liberty or give me death.” The American Civil War Museum is another important historical location which was once the home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and which houses a large archive of information on the American Civil War.

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers a lovely stroll through its vast array of flora housed in its domed conservatory. A popular spot for outdoor recreation is Maymont, a 100-hundred acre Victorian estate filled with walking paths and beautiful flower beds. The estate also has a carriage museum and a native wildlife exhibit. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has works by Goya and Picasso on display, as well as a dedicated gallery of ancient Egyptian artifacts, and a display of Faberge Eggs.

Transportation

Richmond has limited options for public transit. Bus routes are operated by the Greater Richmond Transit Company which offers reduced fares for seniors and Medicare customers. The Pulse Line is scheduled to open soon and will offer high frequency bus routes in the West End, the Museum and VCU district, Downtown, and the East End.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Virginia

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