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Located just 13 miles from Virginia’s capital city, Glen Allen is a quiet residential area that’s home to 16,187 residents, including approximately 2,444 seniors aged 65 and older.
Glen Allen lies in Henrico County, which is known for its many public parks, historical buildings and strong sense of community. The area has a relatively low violent crime rate that’s about 45% below the national average, and health care services are readily available. In Glen Allen, there are more physicians per capita than in many other areas in the United States, and a complete range of services are available nearby at the Henrico Doctors’ Hospital.
Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey shows that assisted living care in Glen Allen costs an average of $3,645 per month. Given that the average rate for assisted living services in Virginia is $4,850, Glen Allen is an affordable option for seniors who want to make the most of their long-term care budget.
Note: Information for Glen Allen was not available, so data from the nearest city, Richmond, was used.
Read on to learn about the services and amenities offered at the 10 best assisted living facilities in the Glen Allen area.
Sunrise of Richmond
Located just a few blocks from the Regency Square Mall, Sunrise of Richmond is a one-level, ranch-style community that offers assisted living and memory care services. The long-serving staff is known for providing compassionate, personalized care, and the in-house culinary team is always happy to take special requests from residents. There's a resident cat and dog to help make the facility feel homey, and pets are welcome upon approval. We featured Sunrise of Richmond on this 10-best list because this cottage-like facility caters to seniors who prefer to have all their amenities and services on a single level.
Vitality West End Richmond
Vitality West End Richmond is a modern assisted living and memory care community. Residents can spend their days relaxing in the family-style fireside living room, enjoying time with friends in the bistro, or soaking up the sun in the screened lanai. The bright, sun-filled facility features a number of assisted living accommodation options, including studio, one-bedroom and companion suites, and furnished apartments are available upon request.
Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe
Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe is a large, four-story senior living facility that offers assisted living, memory care and hospice care services. The facility offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchens, balconies and spacious private bathrooms, while the 10-acre campus features courtyards, gazebos and walking paths. Residents are encouraged to celebrate their life and share their legacy through digital photography and journaling with the innovative Life Story Program. Health care services are available at the nearby West Creek Emergency Center, and transportation to local medical appointments is provided.
Spring Arbor of Richmond
Situated overlooking the scenic Deep Run Park, Spring Arbor of Richmond offers comprehensive assisted living and memory care services. Residents can take part in a variety of life enrichment activities ranging from fitness classes to word games and book clubs. The facility-wide emergency response system ensures that seniors can contact on-site caregivers at any time, and the keyless entry system helps make the facility safe and secure for all residents.
Commonwealth Senior Living at the West End
Situated just south of I-64 near shops and services, Commonwealth Senior Living at the West End is a spacious independent living, assisted living and memory care facility. Residents can choose between private or companion suites, and each unit includes a large, wheelchair-accessible bathroom with a roll-in shower. The farm-to-table dining program features plenty of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and there are a choice of entrees available at every meal.
St. Mary's Woods
St. Mary's Woods is a nonprofit senior living community located behind St. Mary's Catholic Church and operated by the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. Opened in 1988, this facility focuses on helping seniors retain their dignity and independence while providing assistance with activities of daily living. Residents can select from a variety of floor plans, including suites designed for couples. Recreational programming includes a variety of group activities such as cornhole tournaments, Wii bowling and visits from local musicians. We included St. Mary's Woods on this 10-best list because it offers affordable senior care services geared toward those seeking a community that focuses on Catholic values and traditions.
Lakewood is a large, modern facility that offers a continuum of care services. Residents can access a host of services at the on-site health center, and assisted living care includes 24/7 support from professional caregivers. The bright, airy assisted living studios are equipped with safety features such as barrier-free bathrooms and emergency call cords, as well as high-speed internet and cable TV connections. Social and recreational activities include painting classes, outings to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and raised-bed gardening, and meals are crafted using fresh, local ingredients by the in-house culinary team.
Westminster Canterbury Richmond
Founded by the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches in 1971, Westminster Canterbury Richmond is a faith-based nonprofit continuing care community that's home to nearly 900 seniors. Residents in the assisted living program receive around-the-clock assistance from a team of dedicated caregivers, and health care services are available on-site at the wellness center. We featured Westminster Canterbury Richmond because it has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation on Rehabilitation Facilities, or CARF, an international standard of care, since 1987.
Morningside in the West End
Morningside in the West End is a warm, welcoming assisted living and memory care facility. Healthy, homestyle meals are served in the dining room, and regular happy hours help residents get to know one another. Well-behaved companion animals are welcome, and therapy dogs regularly drop by to visit. Activity programming includes adaptive fitness classes, game nights and movie screenings, and there's a well-stocked library for residents to enjoy.
Hermitage Richmond is a large two-level senior living facility located in a tree-lined residential area near I-95. This not-for-profit community offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services, and enhanced medical services such as rehabilitation therapies are available on-site. Transportation is provided for medical appointments and weekly shopping excursions, and out-of-town visitors can reserve one of the guest suites and dine with their loved ones in the community restaurant.