Each day feels so much better when there are options, and that’s exactly what we’ve created for you at Aspire at Carriage Hill in Richmond, Virginia. Our community helps you build the active social life you crave, and enjoy private time when you need it. Dine on your schedule, be creative when the spirit moves you or find beauty indoors and out. Choose from a wide array of floor plans — and decorate yours as only you can. And because you’re in a vibrant and historic city like Richmond, you always have the opportunity to discover restaurants, music, world-class art, history at every turn and great shopping. Come see what we’ve created — then make it your own.
At Aspire, your life is maintenance-free, so you have the freedom to make every day exactly what you want it to be. Here’s a sampling of the services and amenities that we handle, giving you more time to do the things you love:
Anytime Dining turns eating into an event, giving Aspire an exciting resort feel. In our independent living community, you decide when and where to eat — and with whom — whether it’s the Main Street Dining Room, Cary Tavern (named after Richmond’s local shopping hub) or the Bellevue Private Dining Room. We also have outdoor dining patios and fire pits to take advantage of Richmond’s wonderful weather.
Being a member of Aspire means you can choose from 10 spacious and beautifully-appointed floor plans. Whether you prefer a cozy one-bedroom or a generous-sized two-bedroom apartment, we’ve left room in each design to allow for your personal touches. We invite you to review our floor plans to find your favorite.
One of the great benefits of moving to our Richmond independent living community is that you retain total control of your life and budget. Here at Aspire, we give you all-inclusive luxury retirement living with no large upfront costs that other communities often charge.
We want you and your family to have all the information you need. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions we hear. If your question isn’t answered here, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be glad to help you find the answers you need.
Independent living communities are sometimes referred to as “retirement communities” because they typically offer senior apartments or homes, located in a community where adults are looking to maintain their active, engaged lifestyles free of specific daily tasks or chores. In other words, independent living communities help you make the very best of your retirement years by providing you with things like restaurant-style dining, laundry services, housekeeping and transportation – depending on what you need and want, specifically. It also gives you the freedom to maintain the things you want to do while letting go of the things you don’t want to do. What could be better than that?
Independent living provides you with the opportunity to make the very best of your retirement years. This may be a good option for you if you fit the following description:
No. Independent living and assisted living are two different senior living options. To be clear, individuals who choose either independent living or assisted living do not need the extensive care provided by a nursing home facility. Choosing independent living or assisted living still provides the individual with a degree of independence. Here are the main differences between the two:
Change is hard but moving to the right independent living community will help the transition. Making new friends, getting involved in fun activities and enjoying the peace of mind that comes with less stress and fewer responsibilities will make the transition easier. It will take little to no time for you to fit in and feel right at home in the right independent living community.
Stop by for a visit! The best way to learn whether an independent living community is right for you is to stop by for a visit. Talk to community members, ask for a copy of the community calendar, tour the community and ask the team questions.