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

  • Sorted through 54 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 24 hours researching assisted living communities in Roanoke
  • Read more than 130 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 29 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 Roanoke is $3,808, which is considerably lower than the state average of $4,800 and slightly lower 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 Roanoke, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 54 communities in the Roanoke area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

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

Brandon Oaks
80
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Detached Homes
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing
Not Listed
Brandon Oaks is an award-winning LifePlan community offering a continuum of care that includes independent and assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing and rehab services. Residents can enjoy a carefree, active and independent lifestyle for as long as possible, with the security of knowing that around-the-clock assistance with daily living tasks and more intensive care are available should the need arise. Independent living residents have priority access to assisted living accommodations when their physical or cognitive circumstances change. Seniors can pursue their hobbies and interests, take wellness classes, swim in the heated pool and enjoy planned social events. Assisted living residents join others in the dining room to share meals and conversation three times a day, and they can take advantage of scheduled transportation to take them safely to off-site doctor appointments.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers applaud the care and amenities at Brandon Oaks. One daughter wrote, "My mom moved into your community over a year ago and has repeatedly mentioned that it is one of the best decisions she has ever made. The staff is kind, caring, and responsive. The residences are well-maintained and serviced. And the amenities/events are amazing."
4.48 out of 5
(33) Reviews
3804 Brandon Ave. SW.,
Roanoke, VA 24018
Brookdale Salem
Carriage Hill
Cave Spring Place
English Meadows Elks Home Campus
Friendship North Campus
Hermitage Roanoke
Our Lady of the Valley
Pheasant Ridge Senior Living
Richfield Living
Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake
Salem Terrace
The Glebe
The Harmony Collection at Roanoke
The Park - Oak Grove
Woodland Hills

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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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