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First Colonial Inn

845 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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Nestled on six wooded acres, First Colonial Inn is a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of Hilltop, Virginia Beach’s most popular area. First Colonial Inn offers Independent and Assisted Living and has been described as a "gracious blend of country inn and elegant cruise ship." A distinctive...

Atria Virginia Beach

1628 Old Donation Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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Located in the heart of Virginia Beach—one of America's premier resort towns—Atria Virginia Beach is a welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Stay active through a diverse social calendar that includes exercise classes, book discussions and educational seminars. Atria Virginia Beach...

Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House

440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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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...

The Villages of Rosemont

3751 Sentara Wy, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes

3317 Ocean Shore Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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Located along the beautiful sandy shores of Virginia Beach, Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes is a perfect location. Whether you’re a shopper, golfer, adventurer, food connoisseur, or just like to relax and enjoy the view, Overture is sure to satisfy your every whim. We are conveniently...

Bickford of Virginia Beach

2629 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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Bay Lake Community

4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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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...

Harmony at Independence

2077 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453

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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...

The Waterford at Virginia Beach

5417 Wesleyan Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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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,...

The Gardens of Virginia Beach

5620 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

890 Poplar Hall Dr, Norfolk, VA 23502

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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'...

Acclaim at East Beach (Opening Summer 2021)

4801 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518

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LUXURY SENIOR LIVING ON THE WATERFRONTIf you’re looking for a luxury-filled retirement community with waterfront views, discover more about Acclaim at East Beach. Located near Little Creek Marina and boardwalk, our independent lifestyle was designed for seniors 62 or better to provide you with...

Chesapeake Place Senior Living

1508 Volvo Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320

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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...

Harmony at Oakbrooke

301 Clearfield Avenue, Chesapeake, VA 23320

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

Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine

7211 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505

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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...

Talbot Park on Granby

6311 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505

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At The Talbot on Granby senior community, we offer luxury accommodations and amenities for the discerning senior, along with multiple services. Our beautiful courtyard and swimming pool allow our residents to fully appreciate Norfolk's pleasant summers and echo the town's seafaring spirit.The...

Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living

516 Great Bridge Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

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At Willow Creek, we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities +pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus, each...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor

651 River Walk Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320

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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...

Mayfair House Senior Living

901 Enterprise Way, Portsmouth, VA 23704

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Lighthouse Pointe

933 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

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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...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Virginia Beach, VA

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


Cost of Independent Living in Virginia Beach, VA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Virginia Beach is about $2,900 in the city proper, and $2,765 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Virginia is around $2,540.

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

Learn More About Virginia Beach, VA

Cost of Living

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.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax11693$1,54321.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent$267,551$70,500No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

There are 3 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services. The top hospitals in Virginia Beach include:

  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital – This hospital is a voluntary nonprofit short term acute care community that provides care to a total of 170 staffed beds. They offer cardiovascular care, physical therapy, and diagnostic injury services.
  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital – This hospital is a voluntary nonprofit short term acute care community that provides care to a total of 260 staffed beds. They offer coronary intensive and trauma intensive care. The community also provides inhouse rehabilitation services.
  • Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center – This 100-bed treatment community provides care to adults struggling with mental health or substance abuse disorders.

Weather and Climate

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%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low79°F89°F (July)67°F (July)44°F57°F (December)33°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating37 (Good)49 in June (Good)

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallNatural Disasters5”6” (October)6”Hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes (moderate)

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Virginia Beach County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party44.84%48.38%6.78%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend1,480,383450,435710 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.05%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3625%10%5%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree22%35%12%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more7.4%20.3%8.3%0.5%0.2%61.3%4.2%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens9,424201

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans5%71%11%8%5%18%

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.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

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.

Transportation

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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Virginia

First Choice Assisted Living LLC, Spring Arbor of Williamsburg and The Village At Woods Edge a CCRC are the top rated independent living facilities near Virginia Beach, Virginia. See full list of communities.

There are 44 independent living facilities near Virginia Beach, Virginia. See the full list.

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