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Assisted Living in Richmond, Virginia

The city of Richmond is an ideal spot for seniors to settle down. The city is home to approximately 226,610 people, 13.1% of whom are aged 65 and up. In addition to having a low crime rate, Richmond offers financial perks for retirees. The state doesn’t tax Social Security benefits, and seniors are able to deduct up to $12,000 in retirement income on their taxes. Richmond also has a comfortable climate year-round, ranking 7/10 in the summer and 6.2/10 in the winter. 

Assisted living facilities are for individuals who require some help with aspects of their care, such as cooking or cleaning, but don’t need as much help as those in a nursing home. Assisted living can be a good choice for seniors who want to maintain their independence but need support with some daily tasks. The monthly cost of assisted living in Richmond, VA, is $4,901, which is slightly above the national average of $4,500. 

This guide provides key information about assisted living opportunities in Richmond, VA, for seniors. Continue reading to learn why this city is beneficial to retirees and what local services make it unique compared to other popular retirement destinations. 

36 Assisted Living communities in Richmond, VA | 4 nearby communities

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1. Sunrise of Richmond

1807 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA, 23229

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Vitality West End Richmond

1800 Gaskins Rd, Richmond, VA, 23238

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Sunrise at Bon Air

2105 Cranbeck Road, Richmond, VA, 23235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe

12401 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA, 23238

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield

4931 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA, 23234

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. The Crossings at Bon Air

9100 Bon Air Crossings Drive, Richmond, VA, 23235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Seaton Chesterfield

1000 Twinridge Lane, Richmond, VA, 23235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Spring Arbor of Richmond

9991 Ridgefield Parkway, Richmond, VA, 23233

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Covenant Columns

510 Park Ave, Richmond, VA, 23223

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3500 / mo

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10. Legacy at Imperial Village

1717 Bellevue Ave., Richmond, VA, 23227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. The Towers

350 Hioaks Road, Richmond, VA, 23225

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Lakewood

1900 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, VA, 23238

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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St. Mary's Woods, Richmond, VA

13. St. Mary’s Woods

1257 Marywood Lane, Richmond, VA, 23229

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Morningside in the West End

3000 Skipwith Road, Richmond, VA, 23294

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Westminster Canterbury Richmond

1600 Westbrook Ave., Richmond, VA, 23227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. St. Francis Home

2511 Wise Street, Richmond, VA, 23225

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Hermitage Richmond

1600 Westwood Avenue, Richmond, VA, 23227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Options For Senior America Corp. – Richmond

8100 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA, 23229

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Ginter Hall Assisted Living & Memory Care

11300 Mall Court, Richmond, VA, 23235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Cedarfield

2300 Cedarfield Parkway, Richmond, VA, 23233

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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21. Madison House

3212 Chamberlayne Avenue, Richmond, VA, 23227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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22. Masonic Home of Virginia

500 Masonic Lane, Richmond, VA, 23223

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Humphrey Home, Inc., Richmond, VA

23. Humphrey Home, Inc.

3405 Chamberlyane Avenue, Richmond, VA, 23227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Tiffanie's Manor for Young Adults, Richmond, VA

24. Tiffanie’s Manor for Young Adults

115 N. Jefferson Street, Richmond, VA, 23220

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Kenmore Forest Adult Care Home, Richmond, VA

25. Kenmore Forest Adult Care Home

7804 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA, 23225

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Jones & Jones LLC, Richmond, VA

26. Jones & Jones LLC

7806 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA, 23225

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Brookhaven, Richmond, VA

27. Brookhaven

610 Fourqurean Ln, Richmond, VA, 23222

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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28. Palace Rest Home Ltd

3502 Chamberlayne Ave, Richmond, VA, 23227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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29. Executive West Main

2524 W Main St, Richmond, VA, 23220

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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30. Laurels of University Park

2420 Pemberton Rd, Richmond, VA, 23233

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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31. O’Brien Home For the Elderly

2213 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA, 23220

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Dooley Madison Retirement Home, Richmond, VA

32. Dooley Madison Retirement Home

212 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA, 23220

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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33. Visions Grace House

2027 W Grace St, Richmond, VA, 23220

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Little Sisters Of The Poor, Richmond, VA

34. Little Sisters Of The Poor

1503 Michaels Rd, Richmond, VA, 23229

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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35. Oasis Home For Adults

1521 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Richmond, VA, 23224

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Parkside At Beth Sholom, Richmond, VA

36. Parkside At Beth Sholom

1550 John Rolfe Pkwy, Richmond, VA, 23238

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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4 matching communities nearby Richmond

1. Heritage Green of Hanover

7080 Brooks Farm Road, Mechanicsville, VA, 23111

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Harmony at Hanover

8227 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville, VA, 23116

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Auburn Hill Senior Living

5800 Harbour Lane, Midlothian, VA, 23112

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Brookdale Midlothian

14016 Turnberry Lane, Midlothian, VA, 23113

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Richmond

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Virginia. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Richmond

The cost of assisted living in Richmond, VA, is $4,901 per month. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Richmond 

Assisted living facilities in Richmond are $349 cheaper per month than the monthly state cost. However, the Richmond cost of assisted living is $401 per month above the national average. 

$4901

Richmond

$5250

Virginia

$4500

The United States

Compared to neighboring cities in Virginia and North Carolina, the cost of assisted living in Richmond, VA, is fairly moderate. The closest cities to Richmond have slightly more affordable assisted living costs. Virginia Beach Area is $211 less per month, while Lynchburg is $276 less per month. However, cities north of Richmond tend to be more expensive than those further south in the state. Assisted living facilities in Charlottesville have a median monthly price that is $799 higher than Richmond’s, while Winchester’s assisted living cost is just $114 more per month. Just over the border in North Carolina, Raleigh Area also has a higher assisted living cost than Richmond, at $5,388 per month. 

$4690

Virginia Beach Area

$4625

Lynchburg

$5700

Charlottesville

$5015

Winchester

$5388

Raleigh Area, NC

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Richmond

Paying for assisted living in Virginia

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Virginia.

Richmond Assisted Living Resources

Resource

Contact

Service

Senior Connections- Capital Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

(804) 343-3000

The local AAA serving the city of Richmond, VA, is dedicated to assisting older adults maintain their lifestyle and a high quality of life. They provide support to caregivers and resources to seniors who are in an assisted living facility or who are preparing to join one of these communities. The Capital Area Agency on Aging in VA administers the No Wrong Door Program, information and referral services and the Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC). The No Wrong Door Program helps seniors access the health care they need, allows providers to share referrals securely, ensuring retirees in Richmond get the care they need. The BEC provides assistance to seniors looking to enroll in savings programs like the Medicare Savings Programs or Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). 

VA Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program

(804) 343-3000

This program is administered through the local Area Agency on Area (AAA). The goal of the VICAP program is to provide seniors in Richmond with unbiased and confidential assistance to maximize their benefits. The program is free and available to all Medicare beneficiaries. The counselors can aid seniors in filing for low-income benefits, health care appeals, grievances and medical benefits. 

Ride Connection 

(804) 672-4495

The Ride Connection transportation program is available to VA adults aged 60+ and is partially funded through the Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation. The program provides assistance with discounted GRTC fixed route tickets and CareVan tickets. It also provides two round-trip rides for people living in the City of Richmond to help them reach their medical appointments. Seniors using the program must pay a portion of the cost based on a sliding scale (determined by their income) and provide 7 days’ notice when they require transportation services. 

Linwood Robinson Center

(804) 646-3115

The Linwood Robinson Center is the only senior center that is operated by the City of Richmond. The center’s services are available to all Richmond residents who are sixty and older. There are opportunities for socialization, cultural enrichment activities, health and wellness initiatives, transportation information and assistance with referral services. By joining the Linwood Robinson Center, seniors have a chance to improve their quality of life while getting help with various services they may not realize they have access to or receiving advocacy support from trained professionals. An interview or assessment is required to obtain membership. 

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS)

804-648-1012

The Central Virginia Legal Aid Society is a non-profit established in 1971 that provides free legal aid to low-income people (in civil cases). They also offer legal preventative education in Richmond, VA. Vulnerable seniors who may be unaware of their legal rights and otherwise be unable to afford to seek legal counsel can protect themselves through these services. 

Richmond Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Richmond area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.