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The Park - Oak Grove

4920 Woodmar Drive, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.6
(35 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...

Pheasant Ridge Senior Living Community

4435 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.1
(38 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...

Elm Park Estates

4230 Elm View Road, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.4
(32 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....

Cave Spring Place

3585 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke, VA 24018

4.0
(32 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...

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The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Independent Living

4428 Pheasant Ridge Rd, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.4
(20 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...

The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Assisted Living

4402 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.4
(9 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...

Heritage Green and Daybreak

200 Lillian Lane, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.5
(45 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
(43 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...

Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge

30 Monica Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bentley Commons Senior Living Community

1604 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

3.9
(17 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...

Noble Senior Living at Christiansburg

1140 W Main St, Christiansburg, VA 24073

3.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Noble Senior Living at Christiansburg is an affordable Assisted Living Facility located in the heart of the New River Valley. Noble Senior Services, based out of New Jersey, bought the former English Meadows Christiansburg Campus on December, 1, 2020, introducing Noble Senior Living at...

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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Radford

7486 Lee Hwy, Radford, VA 24141

4.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Commonwealth Senior Living at Radford is an excellent community located in a commercial area in Radford, Virginia. Our community is in close proximity to various medical offices and Carilion New River Valley Community hospital. Our main facility accommodates residents who require more attention...

Seasons Place

177 Holt Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901

3.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Nestled in the heart of the Greenbrier Valley, Seasons Place, is an Enlivant assisted and independent living community near the Allegheny Mountains. We are located near downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia, recently voted 'America's Coolest Small Town'. Our small town is well known for its low crime...

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...

The Landmark Center

227 Landmark Dr, Stuart, VA 24171

4.5
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, Studio

The Landmark CenterThe Landmark Center is an Assisted Living & Memory Care community located in Stuart, VA in Patrick County and home to just over 1,400 people. Unique to The Landmark Center is that we share a campus with Blue Ridge Therapy Connection which is a 190-bed Skilled Nursing Center. ...

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

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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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Learn More About Independent Living in Roanoke, VA

Roanoke is a small but friendly city nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwestern Virginia. The city is famous for the illuminated Roanoke Star, which sets atop the summit of nearby Mill Mountain.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Roanoke, 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 Roanoke retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Roanoke, VA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Roanoke is about $1,800 in the city proper and $2,000 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Virginia is around $2,500.

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Roanoke is considered extremely affordable compared to the national average. Index scores are an average of 25 points lower than the national average across the board, and residents of the city enjoy relatively low rent.

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
76 79 73 70 78 75

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
$37,861 per year $28,302 per year $31,698 per year $16,363 per year $34,344 per year $424 per year $476 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Roanoke, VA include:

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: acute care
  • Bed count: 710+
  • Specialties: Level 1 trauma center, specialty and advanced clinical care

Salem VA Medical Center

  • Facility type: Veterans Administration acute care
  • Bed count: 10+
  • Specialties: veterans services

Lewisgale Medical Center

  • Facility type: acute care
  • Bed count: 360+
  • Specialties: intensive care unit, emergency room services, senior health

Weather and Climate

Roanoke’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means the city experiences hot and muggy summers and cool but mild winters, with above average precipitation. The average humidity level is 63%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 71%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
35.2°F 45.6°F 24.8°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
76.5°F 87.3°F 65.7°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 80

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: 45.3″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
46.2 15.9% 99,143 17.9 per square mile 2.5

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% 3.1% 28.7% 6.1% <0.1% 3.6% 59.0%

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 Roanoke, VA: 00/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 22/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Charlotte County

Democratic Republican Other
37.2% 60.1% 2.7%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Roanoke is tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. The city’s most dominant feature is the illuminated Roanoke Star, which sets atop the summit of nearby Mill Mountain. The entire Roanoke Valley is surrounded by beautiful scenery and stunning mountains, making it a great destination for those who love the outdoors. The town of Roanoke boasts a thriving arts and cultural presence, and hosts a number of events each year, such as the Strawberry Festival, the Kite Festival, and the Salem Fair. Roanoke also prides itself on having an eclectic music scene that ranges from bluegrass to funk. You can catch a show almost any night of the week at one of the great venues and clubs located within the city.

At the middle of the local arts scene is Center in the Square, a revitalized space located downtown that is home to a number of businesses, art galleries, and restaurants. Center in the Square houses 12 arts and cultural organizations, including the Arts Council, the Art Museum, and the Mill Mountain Theatre. Other popular attractions in the city include the Mill Mountain Zoo, the Taubman Museum of Art, and the Virginia Museum of Transportation, which celebrates the region’s railroad heritage.

Transportation

Public transportation in Roanoke is provided by Valley Metro, which operates fixed route services, event shuttles, and specialized transportation options for the elderly and those with disabilities. Regional transportation is available through the Smart Way Bus, which connects Roanoke Valley and the New River Valley with the greater Shenandoah region.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Virginia

Bayberry Retirement Inn, Walnut Ridge and Dogwood Crossing are the top rated independent living facilities near Roanoke, Virginia. See full list of communities.

There are 18 independent living facilities near Roanoke, Virginia. See the full list.

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