Senior Living Resources

Need More Information About Senior Living Communities?

The Virginia Department of Social Services


This site is an important resource for information about Assisted Living facilities in the State of Virginia. The site lists which of the following three special services are offered: non-ambulatory, assisted living and special care. Also included are the number of beds, name of the administrator and reports on compliance matters, inspections, complaints and violations. Assisted Living facilities can be researched by name, municipality or zip code.

Alzheimer’s Association


Greater Richmond, Virginia Chapter
Suite 103 4600 Cox Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Colonial Heights:
201 Temple Avenue Suite E
Colonial Heights, VA 23864

On this site, you can find a wealth of information about Alzheimer’s disease and other memory issues, including referral services, support groups, treatment options, medications and emotional support. A free, 24/7 hotline is offered for immediate questions.

Nursing Home Comparisons

This site uses a five-star system to compare the quality of care of more than 15,000 Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Homes nationwide, including detailed inspection results, staffing ratings, quality measure ratings and penalties. Additionally, you can find each Nursing Home’s number of deficiencies, the ratio of health care professionals to patients, the number of staff hours per patient, etc.

Virginia Department of Health


The state audits nursing homes on an annual basis. This site provides Nursing Home licensure and certification as well as instructions for filing a complaint against a Nursing Home.