Making a decision on becoming a part of a senior living community isn’t a simple choice, but it doesn’t have to be so difficult. We understand that this choice is a big one for you, and we want to do the best we can to help ease the process. To help you in making a decision on whether to move into a living community, like Discovery Commons, to provide you with guidance, here are some senior living resources. We hope these are of use to you and your family!


If you’ve got any uncertainties or questions about the senior living community life, have a look at our FAQ. It consists of a list of frequently asked questions and may just have the answers you’re looking for.

Whether you are uncertain of what the differences between our Memory Care and Assisted Living Program are, or you just want to learn more about how you can better go about searching for the right community that’s suitable for your needs, or something more, we may have your answer.

Finding the Right Option

The search for a living community that’s ideal for your personality and lifestyle may be fraught with uncertainty and confusion. Allow us to extend a hand and guide you through the steps you should be taking to make the correct choice for yourself. Basically, these equate to the many questions you would be asking yourself, prior to requesting a tour of the living communities you’re interested in.

Senior Living Cost Calculator

Budgeting is a major and valid concern for every older adult. Several older adults don’t think that living in a community is sustainable or affordable for themselves long-term. In fact, the costs aren’t as bad as they look. Check out the breakdown of every cost arising and surrounding from the livelihood in a senior living community as this’ll help you in calculating if you can afford to live in one in the long term. The results may surprise you.

Family Resources

There are more resources available for you and your loved ones that can help you make up your mind. Some of these organizations below will offer monthly support payments or pensions, others will offer advice.

Personally, you can contact the Veteran’s Administration, where you or a member of your family might qualify for the Attendance program and VA Aid. The Alzheimer’s Association can be of help if you or a family member’s suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s. Elderlife Financial Services can assist you as well as your family plan finances to prepare for moving into a senior living community, and Argentum’s a national association that runs programs to aid all Americans in senior living communities that look for assistance in long-term care.

If you have more queries about living in Discovery Commons Virginia Beach, or you want to schedule a consultation with any of our senior living consultants to give you advice on your options, contact us or call us at 757.919.4322 today.