Explore our continuum of care

At Lakewood retirement community, you’ll be glad to know you have access to exceptional health care just outside your front door. We’re not a nursing home. We’re an active, welcoming senior living community that provides long term care and quality senior health services in Richmond, Va.

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Lakewood Wellness Clinic

With a focus on wellness and prevention, our on-campus Lakewood Wellness Clinic makes it easy to keep up with regular routine checkups, lab tests, flu vaccines, preventive screenings, meal delivery during illness, use of our convenient pharmacy and more. We even offer same-day appointments and a licensed nurse is always on call. Our transportation team is also available to take you to and from off-campus medical appointments.


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Living Options — Right for Today, Right for the Future

When you move to Lakewood, you’ll enjoy the security that comes from knowing you’ll always have access to a full continuum of quality care. You’ll remain in familiar surroundings, close to friends and caregivers whom you’ve come to know and trust, all under one roof.

As needs change, residents can move seamlessly between Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. Our top-rated Health Services Center offers residents access to both short-term rehabilitative care and long-term nursing care. In addition to our private rooms and high staff-to-resident ratios, Lakewood’s Health Services Center is continually recognized for its excellence in care. It has earned a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and our rehabilitation services are consistently celebrated for positive outcomes.

Learn more about our long term care options:
Assisted Living
Memory Care
Skilled Nursing
Rehabilitation Therapy


A Nurse Navigator to Guide You Through

At Lakewood, our compassionate nurse navigator is here to provide support and comfort in so many ways. Your nurse navigator will be here for you and your family to assist in developing an individualized and integrated program of care. You’ll also receive valuable assistance in overcoming today’s complex health system barriers. It’s one of our standout health services in Richmond, Va.

Your nurse navigator opens the lines of communication between your doctors, your Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing or Rehab community and your loved ones to ensure the appropriate information is being shared. They also provide the knowledge you need to make informed medical decisions, coordinate appointments with outside providers as appropriate, offer psychological support, and even stop by for a friendly visit just to chat and see how you’re doing.


Lakewood Testimonials

From the moment you arrive at the Lakewood campus, you will immediately notice the effort this community places on its residents. Touring the healthcare center will further reinforce Lakewood’s dedication to providing exceptional health care through a variety of health services, including skilled nursing care. From its Five-Star Medicare rating and low staff turnover; promoting quality care and commitment is evident on this campus.

Dale StClair, PharmD, RPh

I have witnessed Lakewood’s commitment to quality care using a patient first model as a member of the administrative team as well as a therapist working with Lakewood residents. Lakewood has a fully equipped rehabilitation department with up to date equipment and qualified therapists and nursing staff to care for residents.

Tania Adams, MSEd, CCC-SLP, Director of Rehabilitation for RehabCare

The services and amenities offered at Lakewood are exceptional. All staff, regardless of department or duty, from Laundry, Housekeeping, Dining and Nursing, is ready, willing and able to meet resident’s needs. Lakewood is truly a community and home to all who come through the doors, whether for a short-term or permanent stay.

Jennifer Hauser, RN, MSN, ACNP-AG, Acute Care/Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Lakewood clearly acknowledges the reciprocal relationship between physical and mental health, and the results of their investment are seen daily as its residents achieve recovery and stability at a level notably higher than facilities that underemphasize mental health and wellness.

Andrew L. Heck, Psy.D., ABPP, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Lakewood residents are free to visit any doctor or healthcare provider they wish to see.


Medicare and supplemental health insurance are recommended to pay for health care costs for residents. Long-term care insurance can be used by residents to offset some of the costs for Assisted Living, Memory Support or for services provided in the Health Services Center.



Assisted Living

A lot of independence with a little extra help

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Memory Care

Innovative support in a secure, loving environment

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Skilled Nursing

Top-rated health care for the short and long term

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LifeSpire of Virginia Transfer Program

  • LifeSpire of Virginia has a resident transfer program designed to allow residents to transfer between any LifeSpire of Virginia community.
  • As needs change or as friends or family move the LifeSpire of Virginia transfer program enables flexibility in where you live.
  • Transfers are dependent upon space being available at the destination community. For further details on the LifeSpire of Virginia Transfer Program call us at (804) 729-5563.