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Stonebridge Manor Apartments

  5432 Tidewater Dr
Norfolk, VA 23509

757-857-1351

Cromwell House

  114 Cromwell Parkway
Norfolk, VA 23505

John Knox Towers

  1210 Colonial Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517

757-622-5443

Harbor's Edge

  One Colley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510

Haygood Halls

  1101 Ferry Plantation Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

757-807-2620

Old Donation Apartments

  4441 East Honeygrove Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

757-460-0921

900 Acqua Luxury Senior Apartments

  945 Legacy Landing
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

877-885-2678

Starling Village

  1921 Robert Hall Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23324

757-799-4336

The Reserve at Greenbrier

  1005 Elysian Place
Chesapeake, VA 23320

757-361-0066

Greenbrier Senior Apartments

  1509 Ring Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23320

757-366-9676

Harmony at Independence

  2077 S. Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

The Chamberlin

  2 Fenwick Road
Hampton, VA 23651

757-637-7200

7 Featured Independent Living Communities in the Norfolk Area

Stonebridge Manor Apartments

A Senior Community for Those Young in Heart, Mind and Spirit!

  •  5432 Tidewater Dr, Norfolk, VA 23509
  • Arts and Crafts Studios Arts and Crafts Studios
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks

1 Bedroom - $815.00: 2 Bedrooms - $970.00

  • One of the Largest Floor plans available in Norfolk
  • 24 Hour Laundry Center, Extra Closet Space
  • Convenient To Shopping, Medical Facilities & Places of Worship
  • Secure Entry System and Handicap Accessible
  • Accommodating and Caring Team

John Knox Towers

Affordable Living with High Rise Lifestyle

  •  1210 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517
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  • All Inclusive All Inclusive
    Community Garden Community Garden
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks

Starting at $970 for 1 Bedroom and $1190 for 2 Bedroom

  • All Utilities Included! Write One Check!
  • Harris Teeter Grocery Store Right Next Door
  • Pergola with Grilling Area, Gardens and Park Benches
  • Gorgeous Views of Norfolk Skyline and Beyond
  • Controlled Entry with Intercom, Assigned Parking and Near Bus Line

Haygood Halls

Newly Renovated Apartment Homes! Live The Active Lifestyle!

  •  1101 Ferry Plantation Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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  • Age Targeted Community Age Targeted Community
    All Inclusive All Inclusive
    Community Garden Community Garden
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks
    Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
    Virtual/Video Tour Virtual/Video Tour

Call About Our Incredible Special Offers for a Limited Time!

  • Utilities Included! (Electricity, water, sewer, curbside trash pick-up and alarm in the home)
  • Apartments and Townhomes with Garden Views/Private Patios and Balconies/Clubhouse with Resort Style Pool
  • Swimming Pool with Sun Deck and Shaded Pergola
  • Private Entrances with Door to Door Mail Delivery and Trash Pick Up. 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Small Pets Welcome with a Dog Park. Monthly Planned Resident Activities

Old Donation Apartments

Newly Renovated Apartment Homes! Live The Active Lifestyle!

  •  4441 East Honeygrove Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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  • Age Targeted Community Age Targeted Community
    All Inclusive All Inclusive
    Community Garden Community Garden
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks
    Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
    Virtual/Video Tour Virtual/Video Tour

Utilities Included! 1 Bed $1440, 2 Bed $1700, 3 Bed $2020

  • Utilities Included (Electricity, water, sewer, curbside trash pick up and alarm in the home)
  • Apartments and Townhomes with Lake Views/Private Patios and Balconies/Clubhouse with Resort Style Pool
  • Private Entrance with Door-to-Door Mail Delivery and Trash Pick Up. 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Monitored Intrusion Alarms with Panic Button
  • Small Pets Welcome with a Dog Park. Monthly Planned Resident Activities

900 Acqua Luxury Senior Apartments

Welcome Home to 900 Acqua

  •  945 Legacy Landing, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
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  • Age Targeted Community Age Targeted Community
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks
    Virtual/Video Tour Virtual/Video Tour

Rates beginning from - 1 Bedroom $1250; 2 Bedrooms $1391

  • Resort Style Pool with Sundeck and Grill, Recreation Room, and 24 hour Fitness Center
  • Controlled Access Buildings with Elevators and On-Site Professional Management and Maintenance Teams
  • Open Floor Plans with Breakfast Bar and 9' Ceilings with Crown Molding
  • Fun Activities along with Water, Sewer and Trash Utilities Included
  • Close to Dining, Shopping, Medical and Entertainment

Starling Village

Where Residents Become Neighbors and Neighbors Become Friends!

  •  1921 Robert Hall Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23324
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  • Community Garden Community Garden
    Income Restrictions Income Restrictions
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks
     Transportation Transportation

1 Bedroom starting at $879, 2 Bedrooms starting at $1049

  • New Fitness Center with Large Screen TVs
  • Conveniently Located Near Kroger Marketplace, Wal-Mart Way Crossing and Greenbrier for Shopping, Dining, Medical Facilities and more!
  • Accessible Elevators, Emergency Pull Cords and Vinyl Plank Flooring Available
  • Fully Equipped Kitchens with All Appliances Including an Ice Maker and Full Size Washer & Dryer
  • Caring and Professional Management and Maintenance Teams

The Chamberlin

Resort Style Waterfront Living

  •  2 Fenwick Road, Hampton, VA 23651
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  • All Inclusive All Inclusive
    Arts and Crafts Studios Arts and Crafts Studios
    Housekeeping Housekeeping
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Restaurant Style Dining Restaurant Style Dining
    Sidewalks Sidewalks
    Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
     Transportation Transportation
  • Solarium with 360 Breathtaking Views
  • 30 Meals a Month at Two of Our On-site Restaurants
  • 24 / 7 Maintenance and Concierge and Bi-Weekly Housekeeping
  • Complimentary Transportation to Doctors and Shopping
  • Membership at Our Hygeia Health Club with Indoor Heated Pool

6 Independent Living Communities in the Norfolk Area

Bay Lake Retirement and Assisted Living

There's nothing like living near the ocean -- the breezes, the views, the warm days.

  •  4225 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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  • All Inclusive All Inclusive
    Arts and Crafts Studios Arts and Crafts Studios
    Housekeeping Housekeeping
    Memory and Dementia Care Memory and Dementia Care
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Restaurant Style Dining Restaurant Style Dining
     Transportation Transportation
  • All-Inclusive Rates-No Hidden Fees
  • Fine Dining with Delicious Home Cooked Meals
  • Dedicated,Secure Dementia Wing
  • 24-Hour Professional Nursing Staff
  • Interesting and Varied Recreational Opportunities

Greenbrier Senior Apartments

At Greenbrier, you will find the retirement setting you have always wanted

  •  1509 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
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  • Income Restrictions Income Restrictions
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Sidewalks Sidewalks
    Virtual/Video Tour Virtual/Video Tour

Please Call for Pricing

  • Roomy 2-bedroom Apartments, Pet Friendly, Please Call for Details
  • Keypad Entry, Interior Elevator Access, and Some Utilities Included
  • Media Lounge, Fitness Center, Hair Salon
  • Interior Mailboxes and Trash Disposal, Maintenance-Free Living
  • Clothes Care Centers on Each Floor, Reserved Parking Available

Cromwell House

Quality Affordable Senior Living. Let Us Help You Find Your New Home

  •  114 Cromwell Parkway, Norfolk, VA 23505

From $800 per month

  • FREE Deluxe Cable, Water and Sewer Utilities Included
  • Small Pets Welcome - Please Call for Details
  • Picnic and Grilling Area, Café and Covered Outdoor Space
  • Bus Service, Planned Social Activities and Large Activities Room with TV
  • Convenient Central Location with a Caring, Compassionate Staff

Harbor's Edge

A Hampton Roads full-service Continuing Care Retirement Community.

  •  One Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Restaurant style dinning, 3 meals daily
  • Personalized activities program with organized outings/Holistic fitness program
  • 24-hour nursing coverage/Medication administration
  • Utilities included (except telephone)/Emergency response system
  • 33 private spacious apartments/Daily housekeeping

The Reserve at Greenbrier

Active Adult Luxury Living

  •  1005 Elysian Place, Chesapeake, VA 23320

From $1,150.00 per month

  • The Clubhouse with Bar, Fireplace, Conversation Areas and a Grand Piano
  • A State-Of-The-Art Demonstrator Kitchen With Attached Dining Room
  • 24 hour Fitness Center
  • 24 hour Library and Business Center/Multi Purpose Media and Meeting Room
  • Some apartments with Vaulted and Nine Foot Ceilings With Crown Molding

Harmony at Independence

Artful Senior Living in Virginia Beach, Virginia

  •  2077 S. Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453
  • No costly buy-in/No long-term leases
  • Affordable monthly rent
  • Chef-inspired meals
  • Large spacious apartments
  • State-of-the-art emergency call system

Other Independent Living Communities in the Norfolk Area

The Talbot on Granby

Norfolk's first full service luxury apartment community just for active seniors

  •  6311 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505
  • Services include bi-weekly housekeeping, all utilities and basic cable (telephone excluded)
  • Nine ft. ceilings with crown moulding,Walk-in closets,laundry room in each apartment
  • Emergency medical pendant and 24-hour security included
  • Ask about our monitored medication dispensing program. No more pill boxes!

Marian Manor

Live The Charmed Life!

  •  5345 Marian Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • All Utilities Included!
  • Delicious, Nutritious, and Delightful Restaurant-style Dining Experiences at Marian Manor
  • On Site Rehabilitation Services to Address the Emotional and Physical Needs of Each Resident.
  • Award Winning Activities Program and Social Calendar
  • An Inspiring Chapel, Lakeside Sunsets and Spacious Apartments

Victoria Place

Quality affordable housing for independent seniors 55+

  •  4629 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Beautiful Patios or Balconies
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen W/Dishwasher
  • Courtesy Van Service
  • Library W/Wide Screen TV
  • Water & Sewer Included

The Commons at Princess Anne

An active adult community for those who are age 62 or better!

  •  4924 Princess Anne Road #106, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Beautiful Courtyard Setting/Picnic area with grills/small pets allowed
  • Age 62 or Better, Handicap Accessible/four elevators on site
  • Community Room with Exciting Scheduled Activities/Scheduled Transportation
  • Caring Management/Maintenance Team
  • Walking Distance To Shopping Center, Grocery, Restaurants & Other Shops.

Jamestown Commons

More Than A Home....A Lifestyle

  •  1025 College Park Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
  • 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms available
  • Full Time Social and Activities Director
  • Controlled Access Building, Interior hallways and mail room
  • Private patios and balconies overlooking the pond
  • Resident rose and vegetable garden, courtyard walking trail

The Muse at Town Center

Don't Change Your Lifestyle...Just Your Address!

  •  4373 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Some Utilities Included
  • Scheduled Outings on the Fun Bus and a Spectacular Community Calendar
  • Close to Vibrant Virginia Beach Town Center
  • Concierge Services and Computer/Business Room
  • Cardio Room and Fit and Flex Machine

Harbor Tower

Life as it should be...

  •  One Harbor Court, Portsmouth, VA 23704
  • Concierge Service/Evening & Weekend Valet Service
  • Controlled Access
  • Reserved Garage Parking
  • Community Room & Social Activities
  • Outdoor Riverside Pool & Deck/BBQ Grilling & Picinic Area

Opus Select

62+ Rentals for an Entirely New Active Adult Life

  •  3317 Ocean Shore Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Maintenance-free living in new one-bedroom, one-bedroom with den, and two-bedroom apartment homes
  • Over 12,000 square feet of mind-body-social amenity spaces, including a resort-style pool and a rooftop lounge with breathtaking views
  • Enjoy Direct Beach Access to the Chesapeake Bay, Pickle Ball Court, Bocce Ball Court, Outdoor Gaming Tables
  • Activities Director, Concierge Services, Resident Computers, Demonstration Kitchen, Gardening Beds
  • Complimentary Nosh Coffee Bar and Bistro, Namaste Yoga Studio, Reel Room Movie Theater, Outdoor Hot tub and Lounge

Victory Square

Now Leasing - Portsmouth's newest senior community

  •  900 County St., Portsmouth, VA 23704
  • Emergency Call System
  • On-going Social Activities
  • Community Room & Fitness Center
  • Shuttle Bus & Planned Outings
  • Clothes Care Center

Lynnhaven Cove

You'll be loving life at Lynnhaven Cove

  •  5020 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
  • Lovely Community Room & Screened Porch
  • Washer & Dryer Connection
  • Sports Court
  • Fully equipped kitchens with pass through: dishwasher, garbage disposal, and frost-free refrigerator
  • Private satellite TV system

Holland House

Quality affordable housing for independent seniors 55+ in Virginia Beach

  •  721 Chimney Hill Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Community Center/Exercise Room/Planned Activities
  • Library w/Wide Screen TV
  • Courtesy Van Service
  • Elevators/Handrails/Wheelchair Accessible
  • Electric Coded Entrance/Ambulance Response Cords

Colony Pines

Discover why so Many call Colony Pines home!

  •  2626 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • All apartments are single story, private balcony or patio, storage units
  • Rent includes water, sewer & gas for hot water, cooking & heat
  • Scenic views of the Lynnhaven River, Close to shopping, restaurants, medical centers
  • Dishwasher, gas range & refrigerator, Some apartments with water view, small pets welcome
  • First floor and Second floor apartments. Please call for availablity

Silver Hill at Great Neck

Live Where You're Inspired!

  •  1537 Mill Dam Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Free Gas for Heat and Hot Water
  • Soak Up The Sun in the Community Outdoor Gardening Area or Gazebo
  • Concierge Services, Computer Room with High Speed Internet Connection, Arts and Crafts
  • Scheduled Outings on the Community Fun Bus
  • Central Clothes Care Center on Every Floor

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.

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