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

  • Sorted through 38 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 12 hours researching assisted living communities in Chesapeake
  • Read more than 75 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 Chesapeake is $4,365, which is lower than the state average of $4,850 and higher than 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 Chesapeake, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 38 communities in the Chesapeake area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Chesapeake 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.

Bickford of Virginia Beach
65
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $3802, Memory Care: $3802
Bickford of Virginia Beach provides assisted living and memory care services in a pet-friendly senior living community. Caregivers are available at all times to help residents with daily activities, such as medication management, bathing and transfers. A licensed nurse creates individualized care plans that are reassessed and updated every 90 days. Five levels of care let residents get appropriate help while maintaining as much independence as possible. Seniors gather in the communal dining room to enjoy homecooked meals made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. A life enrichment director organizes events, such as holiday gatherings, happy hours and theme days. Daily activities include games, arts and crafts, exercise classes and clubs related to residents' interests. Seniors can also sign up for community outings to local restaurants, shops, parks and entertainment venues throughout Virginia Beach.
What Residents are Saying:
Families appreciate timely communication and praise the food and rooms. One relative states, "The communication is excellent, they call frequently to give updates and let us know anything we need to. The room sizes are wonderful, and the food is very good. I would recommend this facility to others."
4.5 out of 5 stars
(27) Reviews
2629 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Chesapeake Place
Chesapeake, VA - Harmony at Oakbrooke
Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar Manor
Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor
Commonwealth Senior Living at Kings Grant House
Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall
Harmony at Independence
Parsons Residential Care Center
The Waterford at Virginia Beach

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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
amenities.

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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