Senior Housing Options in Lynchburg, Virginia

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Are you looking to move to Lynchburg, VA with elderly relatives? Do you need to find a high quality housing option for older family members? In this article we'll discuss some of the highest rated senior living facilities in Lynchburg, to help you decide where your loved ones will be most comfortable during their stay.

                Some things to think about when picking the right place for you are as follows:

1.                    What level of care does your loved one need? Getting dressed, eating, medications?

2.                    What is their type of lifestyle? Active, sedentary, moderate?

3.                    What are some of the activities they like to do? Nature trails, billiards, canoeing, gardening?

Some senior care facilities have a negative reputation for being unresponsive, neglectful, or stressful to the residents. It's important to shop around when looking for the best combination of price, amenities and preferences.

The Summit: The Summit is a modern facility located in Wyndhurst, a popular local neighborhood development. The property spans 143 acres and has a great 8.5 acre lake. There are available walking trails, benches, a gazebo and a dock. For the more active residents there is even a canoe, but it's equally as nice to simply relax near the water. Here is a link to a page on their site to see all of the details of their care options.

The Summit has been in business since 2002 and has received a five star rating on Google. They have great reviews like the one below from a resident.

                “The community at The Summit is so unique. It's a wonderful place to live and work!” - Brenda Dixon, Resident

Bentley Commons: Another excellent choice of facility is Bentley Commons, located not far from the Summit, on Graves Mill Road in Lynchburg. One of the benefits of their offering is a holistic approach to care. They also provide a level of attentiveness custom to each resident's individual needs depending on their condition. The staff members at Bentley treat each resident with dignity and respect, which is obvious in this 5 star review from Google.

“...a friend told me about Bentley at Lynchburg. I was skeptical, believing them to be nothing more than nursing homes with a new name, but oh how wrong I was! It is something like a cruise liner on land with only seniors as the residents! Mum couldn’t be more satisfied and I couldn’t be more relieved!” - Kevin Maddox, Family Member

Here is a link to their senior living options

Valley View Retirement Community: Valley View is another resort-style facility that features a plethora of community amenities like a beauty and barber shop, community store, fireplace lounge with large screen TV, community library, sun room, patio, game and billiards room, raised flower beds, and guest meals to name a fraction. Over 29 years of operation have helped earn this simple place of relaxation some great reviews, like the one below.

“My mom seems to love it!! And, if Mama is happy, everyone is happy!!!”  - Linda Lampman-Ebert

Here is a great link to their site with a breakdown of the services they offer.

Lynchburg offers many other senior living facilities that could work for your loved ones, these are just a few of the most highly rated in the area. Their multiple great reviews and long business track record means they might be right for your situation.