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Page Reviewed / Updated – September 30, 2022

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The cost of living in Fredericksburg is about 3% higher than Virginia’s state average and 7% more than the U.S. median, but it’s 25% below the Washington D.C. metro average. Fredericksburg’s expensive housing and above-average costs for health care and groceries contribute to high living costs. Assisted living is also expensive at $5,948 per month, based on its proximity to Washington, D.C.

Despite its expensive senior care costs, Fredericksburg’s Department of Social Services locally administers state medical assistance and auxiliary grant programs for low-income residents of accredited facilities. The Commonwealth of Virginia is also tax-friendly toward retirees, as it fully exempts Social Security benefits, partially taxes pensions and retirement account withdrawals, and has low property and sales tax rates.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Fredericksburg, VA, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Fredericksburg, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Fredericksburg, VA

As part of the Washington metro, Fredericksburg has an average assisted living cost of $5,948 per month. Based on Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, this estimate is $698 higher than Virginia and $448 more than the national average. Other nearby areas are more affordable, particularly Richmond which saves Fredericksburg seniors $1,047 monthly. Charlottesville, Winchester and Harrisburg cost over $5,000 but are still cheaper than Fredericksburg by around $237 to $933.

  • Fredericksburg: $5,948
  • Virginia: $5,250
  • United States: $4,500
  • Richmond: $4,901
  • Charlottesville: $5,700
  • Winchester: $5,015
  • Harrisonburg: $5,711

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Fredericksburg, VA

Compared to Fredericksburg’s in-home care and home health care with comparable costs at $5,339 per month, assisted living at $5,948 costs slightly higher but already includes accommodations, meals and around-the-clock supervision. Nursing home care is the most expensive option at $11,467 and $13,049 for semiprivate and private-room stays, respectively, as it covers 24-hour skilled health support. For those who are eligible for nonresidential care, adult day health care costs the lowest at $2,282 per month.

  • Assisted Living Facility: $5,948
  • In-Home Care: $5,339
  • Home Health care: $5,339
  • Adult Day Health Care: $2,282
  • Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $11,467
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $13,049

Note: Data for Fredericksburg was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Washington, D.C., was used instead.

Harmony at Falls Run

Harmony at Falls Run seeks to provide seniors with a comfortable, family-like environment that feels like home. Residents can experience the city's historic charm with easy access to museums, galleries, antique stores and specialty shops. Its comprehensive offering of services and amenities helps residents to enjoy a relaxing, carefree lifestyle. The daily calendar is full of fun activities designed to promote active and engaged living, such as yoga lessons, art classes, educational seminars and wine socials. New residents undergo an advanced screening procedure to develop a personalized care plan that suits their individual needs and preferences.

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  • Restaurant-style, farm-to-table meals served daily
  • Off-site outings to local restaurants and cultural attractions

Marian Manor of Stafford

Set on a beautifully landscaped, 12-acre campus, Marian Manor of Stafford offers an affordable senior living option for retirees in the greater Fredericksburg area. As a private, family-owned and operated community, seniors are welcomed into a homelike environment that's small enough for caregivers to develop personal relationships with each resident. Three nutritious meals and three daily snacks are served each day, and residents can relax with housekeeping and laundry services included. Residents can choose between three different room styles, all of which are fully furnished, and the home has a community dog and house cats to keep residents company.

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  • In-house physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Beauty and barber services available on-site

Fredericksburg Assisted Living – the Chateau

Designed to support up to 19 residents, Fredericksburg Assisted Living – the Chateau offers the intimacy of a small care home with all the services of a larger-scale facility. Residents receive 24-hour personalized support to help them remain as independent as possible. Each retiree enjoys the comfort of their own private suite, each of which has an outdoor patio. In an effort to encourage social interaction, friendships and individual choice, the community offers a full range of therapeutic activities, recreational programming and facility outings for residents to participate in. Fredericksburg Health and Rehab sits on the same campus, giving seniors access to skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.

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Chancellor's Village

By combining the concepts of personal freedom and care, Chancellor's Village has established itself as one of the area's top assisted living facilities. Located just steps from downtown Fredericksburg, seniors have access to shopping, restaurants and local attractions. This family-owned community allows seniors to enjoy a carefree living experience by offering services such as housekeeping, laundry and delicious daily meals. Its signature Daily Living Program features an extensive calendar of activities that provide opportunities to socialize, learn, exercise, explore and grow. Residents live in apartment-style suites across the picturesque campus, which are outfitted with modern amenities for comfortable living.

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  • Full spectrum of care services available
  • Activities based on the six dimensions of wellness

Commonwealth Senior Living at Fredericksburg

Commonwealth Senior Living at Fredericksburg operates with a daily commitment to listen, love, care and serve its residents. Its small size helps create an intimate environment where seniors can build close relationships with peers and caregivers. The community is conveniently located near three of the region's top hospitals, as well as attractions such as Old Town Fredericksburg, wineries and Lake Anna State Park. We've included it in this list for its efforts to provide a vibrant engaging lifestyle with a variety of signature programs. These include Commonwealth's award-winning Farm-to-Table and Today from the Bay dining programs, as well as its Travel the World cultural exploration program. 

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Greenfield of Spotsylvania

Greenfield of Spotsylvania has been voted one of the area's best assisted living facilities for multiple years in a row for its efforts to deliver an elevated senior living experience, which is why we've chosen to include it in this list. The facility's one-story design makes it easy for residents to get around and features welcoming common areas where seniors can play games, watch sports and socialize. Residents are encouraged to express themselves creatively and physically through activities such as fitness classes, outdoor recreation, seasonal events and off-site excursions to historic landmarks. Overall wellness is promoted with on-campus therapies and partnerships with some of the region's top health care providers

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  • Daily meals served in the bistro-style dining room
  • Private and semi-private suite options

Commonwealth Senior Living at Stafford

Tucked away in a charming residential neighborhood, Commonwealth Senior Living at Stafford is just miles from Fredericksburg and offers convenient access to shopping, dining, entertainment and medical facilities. On campus, residents can enjoy peaceful grounds, beautiful courtyards and amenities such as a beauty salon, games room and library. The community is highly regarded for its personalized care plans designed to support residents' individual needs, abilities and preferences. Its whole-person approach to living can be seen through its signature programs and engaging events calendar, which includes the Travel the World cultural program, regular off-site excursions and holistic therapies, such as music, art and reminiscing.

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Brookdale Lake Ridge

At Brookdale Lake Ridge, retirees can enjoy a luxury senior living experience in the charming community of Woodbridge. Caregivers are available on-site 24 hours a day, and its person-centered approach to care ensures each residents' individual needs are met. This high-level of personalized care is one of the many reason's its been included in this list. The community offers an extensive calendar of special events, activities, clubs and cultural enrichment programs that support residents' mental and physical fitness and provide daily opportunities for fun. Residents are treated to delicious, chef-prepared meals served three times daily in the sun-filled dining room along with nutritious snacks.

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  • State-of-the-art amenities include a wellness center, library and beauty shop
  • Studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments available

Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg

Located just south of Washington, D.C., Paramount Senior Living at Fredericksburg offers personalized services and attention for seniors of every care level, with the added benefit of physical, occupational and speech therapies available right on-site. The campus features beautifully manicured grounds and access to amenities such as a state-of-the-art health and fitness center, full-service beauty salon and cafe serving coffee and snacks throughout the day. Residents enjoy a well-rounded living experience with a full calendar of social, educational, spiritual and recreational programs, as well as daily afternoon socials and organized events for family members to participate in.

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  • Comprehensive range of care services
  • Private dining room available for family and guests

HeartFields at Fredericksburg

HeartFields at Fredericksburg offers a warm, welcoming environment with elegantly decorated community spaces, an array of upscale amenities and secure outdoor areas where residents can enjoy the sunshine. It's conveniently located near the city's historic downtown so seniors have access to shopping, restaurants, churches and entertainment all within walking distance. On campus, residents have a full calendar of fun activities and events to participate in, including exercise classes, games, movie nights and social outings. The community's all-day dining program means that residents can enjoy meals on their schedule, as well as snacks and beverages at any time throughout the day.

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