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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Chester 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 Chester, 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 Chester or another care type is right for you. Browse 40 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Chester.

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The Crossings at Ironbridge

6701 Ironbridge Pkwy, Chester, VA 23831

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Crossings at Ironbridge is a state-of-the-art community for seniors looking for the best in assisted living and memory care. Our spacious suites and apartments accommodate both your needs and your budget. Each suite features large, bright windows, ample storage and a large private bathroom....

The Barrington at Hioaks

350 Hioaks Rd, Richmond, VA 23225

4.6
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Elmcroft of Chesterfield

1000 Twinridge Lane, Richmond, VA 23235

4.5
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Vitality Living West End Richmond

1800 Gaskins Rd, Richmond, VA 23238

4.0
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

If you’re looking for more than just a place to live — if you want to live well —  then our upscale, two-story retirement community located in a serene wooded area of Richmond, Va., is the place for you. Our community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, provides...

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Sunrise of Richmond

1807 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23229

4.2
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

Heritage Green

7080 Brooks Farm Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

4.4
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Morningside of Bellgrade

2800 Polo Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23113

4.0
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside at Bellgrade sets the stage for our residents to increase their quality of life. Our excellent program offers a balanced nutritional plan, which complements the medication management delivery plan. When the health of an individual is viewed, diet and medications go together. When they...

Brookdale Midlothian

14016 Turnberry Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113

3.6
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

If you’ve reached the time in your life where you’re ready to leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else and enjoy life, then our community in the historic city of Midlothian, Va., is ready and waiting for you. Our community, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and...

Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe

12401 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23238

3.9
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the charming West End of Richmond, Tuckahoe Senior Living offers the very best in personalized care. Our community specializes in assisted living for those who may need help with everyday activities, as well as memory care for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other forms of...

Ginter Hall Assisted Living & Memory Care

11300 Mall Court, Chesterfield, VA 23235

3.5
(42 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Ginter Hall Assisted Living & Memory Care has been providing Quality Care at an Affordable Price to seniors in the Richmond Metropolitan area for well over 38+ years! Ginetr Hall, a local Family Owned community, is committed to enriching the lives of senior adults through top quality care and a...

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...

Morningside in the West End

3000 Skipwith Road, Richmond, VA 23294

4.1
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

The Crossings at Bon Air

9100 Bon Air Crossing Rd, Richmond, VA 23235

4.1
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House

7657 Meredith Dr, Gloucester, VA 23061

3.8
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House is located at 7657 Meredith Drive in Gloucester, Virginia. It is situated near the historic courthouse in downtown Gloucester, where residents can enjoy an assisted living community in a family like environment. The primary goal of Gloucester House...

Sunrise at Bon Air

2105 Cranbeck Road, Richmond, VA 23235

3.6
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Harmony Collection at Hanover Assisted Living and Memory Care

8227 Meadowbridge Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116

3.7
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Discovery Village at the West End

9801 Harmony Woods Way, Richmond, VA 23233

3.2
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Auburn Hill Senior Living

5800 Harbour Ln, Midlothian, VA 23112

4.4
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Auburn Hill at Swift Creek ReservoirSet against the serenity and stunning views of the Swift Creek Reservoir, Auburn Hill offers you a welcoming and comfortable environment where you can easily adapt, thrive and enjoy life—just like at home. Recently received OurHealth’s Gold award for “Best...

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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
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Chester, Virginia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more individuals who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer healthcare services for seniors who are unable to take care of themselves because of mental or physical conditions, including age.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable living option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly take in individuals 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding alternate care types.The most frequent mental disease effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, and familiarity, and decision making abilities. Many occupants of nursing homes are humanswith interpersonal social issues. These can span verbal outbursts, resisting care, or experiencing a desire to wander. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, cosmetic and grooming items, and personal reading materials. Often times persons might decide to live in a nursing home due to a mental or physical impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing the activities of daily living. Nursing homes are required to provide a professionallly directed program of activities, pharmaceutical services, room and bed maintenance services, and emergency dental services to residents.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence in selecting which care choice is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. Chester has a median home value of about $207,001 and the median cost of rent is around $1,174 per month per month. The rent burden for Chester is about 18.4% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Chester, 12.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military. The total population of Chester consists of 21,957 people. Chester has a population density of 641 people per square mile. In terms of education, 11.8% have a graduate degree, 28.6% have a college degree, and 27.7% have a high-school diploma. In Chester, 4.6% are widowed, 12.9% have some form of disability, 12.4% do not have health insurance, and 7.8% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 54.6% are female and 45.4% are male. The median age of Chester is 40 years old. Racially, the population of Chester is 71.3% white, 1.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 19.9% black, 7.0% Hispanic, 3.1% other or not specified, 3.8% mixed race, and 0.1% Native American.

State Information

An overview of Virginia

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. Based on natural beauty, Virginia ranks 18th in the nation. Overall, Virginia ranks 7th out of all states in quality of life and 18th in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Virginia has a cost of living index rating of 102, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 108.

Social demographics of the state

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 median age in the state is 38, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. 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, the humidity rating for Virginia is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. 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 summer, the average temperature in Virginia is 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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 55F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 17F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Virginia is 31.6 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 40.4 AQI. 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, trailing arbutus, mountain laurel, and basswood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the whitetail deer, the snowshoe hare, or the gray and red foxes. 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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