In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Charlottesville area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 37 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Charlottesville
  • Read more than 140 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Charlottesville is $5,795, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,800 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Charlottesville, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 37 communities in the Charlottesville area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Charlottesville area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Commonwealth Senior Living at Charlottesville
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite
Assisted Living: $4,958, Independent Living: $3,000, Memory Care: $5,962
Bright, comfortable and welcoming, Commonwealth Senior Living at Charlottesville provides seniors with a safe, supportive place to call home. Residents can enjoy stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the covered terraces and patios, and the community is bordered with peaceful wooded walking trails. The Martha Jefferson Outpatient Care Center is located right next door, and there's a free resident shuttle to nearby appointments, shops and places of worship. We featured Commonwealth Senior Living at Charlottesville on Charlottesville's top 10 ALF list due to the awe-inspiring views, well-appointed private suites and proximity to health care services.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers like the friendly staff and variety of activities. One wrote, "My parents have moved into Commonwealth Senior Living. It's very clean and very neat. The staff is very friendly and seems to be receptive to the needs of the residents. ... They ... play bingo, they have a library, and during the day they do educational seminars."
4.06 out of 5 stars
(68) Reviews
1550 Pantops Mountain Pl., Charlottesville, VA 22911
Linden House Assisted Living at Branchlands
Martha Jefferson House
Morningside of Charlottesville
Our Lady of Peace
Riverdale Assisted Living
RoseWood Village at Greenbrier Drive
RoseWood Village Hollymead Town Center
The Blake at Charlottesville
The Colonnades

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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