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

  • Sorted through 46 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Norfolk
  • Read more than 120 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 Norfolk is $4,365, which is lower than the state average of $4,850 and higher than the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Norfolk, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 46 communities in the Norfolk area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

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

Chesapeake Place Senior Living
153
Studios, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Private Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
Not Listed
Set in the peaceful Greenbrier area of Chesapeake, just minutes from the beach and expansive parks, this tranquil, pet-friendly community provides residents with relaxation and natural surroundings. Activities encourage the cultivation of new hobbies and allow residents to maintain their physical and mental well-being. Nearby walking paths and parks help residents keep active. Chef-prepared meals are served in the restaurant-style dining room with special dietary requirements catered to. Support from highly trained staff is offered 24/7, including assistance with bathing, dressing and medication management. A beauty salon and barber shop help residents look and feel their best. Beautiful grounds and outdoor courtyards encourage residents to enjoy the fresh air and peaceful atmosphere. Favorite events include bingo, Friday happy hour, live entertainment with dancing and monthly country-specific themes where residents get to sample the cuisine and learn about the culture of different countries.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members appreciate the staff, accommodation and the activities. One relative says, "The facility is well cared for. I like everything, from the staff to the facilities to the rooms." Another reviewer says, "The staff have become like family. They provide care and comfort to the residents as well as the family members. The staff work hard at providing an environment of care and safety."
4.05 out of 5 stars
(87) Reviews
1508 Volvo Pkwy., Chesapeake, VA 23320
Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor
Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall
Commonwealth Senior Living at The Ballentine
Harbor's Edge
Harmony at Harbour View
Harmony at Independence
Harmony at Oakbrooke
Province Place of DePaul
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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