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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Bedford nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Bedford, VA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Bedford or another care type is right for you. Browse 17 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Bedford.

Nursing Homes near Bedford, Virginia

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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...

Runk and Pratt Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge

20212 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.7
(94 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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
(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...

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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
(39 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
(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...

Runk and Pratt at Liberty Ridge

30 Monica Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

4.3
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Roanoke

1127 Persinger Road Southwest, Roanoke, VA 24015

3.8
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

We understand your concerns for your loved one’s safety and well-being, along with the weight of the responsibility of caring for someone with dementia. At our community in Roanoke, Va., which offers Alzheimer’s and dementia care, we have the experience to understand the complexity of dementia at...

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

4.4
(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...

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...

Carrington Cottage Memory Care Center

270 Commons Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24083

2.9
(11 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Memory Care

4414 Pheasant Ridge Rd, Roanoke, VA 24014

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Memory Care is Roanoke's newest stand alone memory care community and is located conveniently at the base Pheasant Ridge in Southwest County near Route 220 and Tanglewood Mall. We offer assisted living specifically designed for those with Alzheimer's and...

The Mayflower

409 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Bedford, Virginia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to at least two persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its residents with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer care for people who are unable to properly care for themselves.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfy care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly allow access to individuals 55 and greater which is uncommon for other senior care types.Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral troubles, which can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting care, or verbal outbursts. A significant number of nursing home occupants are seniors who have mental or physical disabilities, have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, or experience difficulty seeing and hearing. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, medically-related social services, emergency dental services, and dietary services to residents. Some services come at an extra cost which can include specially prepared food, a private room, unless medically needed, and personal reading materials. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from abuse and neglect, make complaints, to manage your money, and get information on services and fees.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when choosing which destination is best for you or your loved one’s needs. The median monthly price for rent in Bedford is around $674 and the median value for a home for Bedford costs around $155,957. The rent burden for Bedford is about 14.9% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 43.6% are male and 56.4% are female. The median age of Bedford is 40 years old. Bedford has a population density of 289 people per square mile. In Bedford, 10.3% do not have health insurance, 26.2% live in poverty, 11.7% are widowed, and 52.4% participate in the labor force. In Bedford, 10.7% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Bedford is 0.0% other or not specified, 75.9% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 22.4% black, 1.4% mixed race, 0.2% Hispanic, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Bedford 4.2% have a graduate degree, 21.4% have a college degree, and 34.2% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

There are 147 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 8,570,488 Virginia residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Central Health Inc., Inova Loudon Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Virginia ranks 18th in the nation. 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. Virginia is ranked 7th in quality of life and 18th in healthcare.

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 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. The state of Virginia ranks 12th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 44% voted for the Republican candidate while 50% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Virginia drops to around 37F. The average high winter temperature is around 55F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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 humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. 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 persimmon, gum, pine, and diverse azaleas. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray and red foxes, the black bears, the groundhog, or the whitetail deer. The state animal of Virginia is the the bat.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Virginia

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