Below are the questions we receive most often about retirement living at The Culpeper:

What is The Culpeper?

The Culpeper (formerly Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community) is a Continuing Care Retirement Community that enables people to live a carefree, active lifestyle. Located in Culpeper, Virginia, with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the community offers a warm, friendly place to call home, extensive amenities and conveniences, and access to a continuum of care onsite.

Residents choose to live in a maintenance-free apartment or cottage — and benefit from a wide range of amenities and services that promote independence and wellness. Residents also enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing they can access assisted living, licensed nursing care, rehabilitative therapy and other health services whenever the need arises.

What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

A Continuing Care Retirement Community offers active seniors an independent lifestyle with a choice of private residences and available dining services, coordinated activities, on-site conveniences and healthcare services. When residents require increasing levels of care, they remain onsite and can access the community’s assisted living, skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare support on an as-needed basis.

What types of residences are available?

With a wide range of residential offerings at The Culpeper, you can find a comfortable apartment or cottage that fits your lifestyle. The community offers studio, suite-style and one-bedroom apartments, as well as four attractive cottage floor plans.

We also provide assisted living for seniors who need a little extra help with the activities of daily living, as well as short- and long-term nursing care for residents who are recuperating or have serious health conditions and need around-the-clock care.

Is The Culpeper an age-restricted community?

Our community is open to adults who are 62 years of age and older. The Culpeper attracts a diverse group of residents with varied backgrounds, faiths, interests and incomes.

What amenities and services are available?

The Culpeper offers the conveniences of daily living, along with a full array of social, recreational, cultural and wellness programs. Resident’s enjoy our excellent cuisine and restaurant-style dining, fitness center, library, chapel, game room and extensive activities. Adding to the carefree lifestyle at The Culpeper are housekeeping services, grounds keeping, snow removal, appliance maintenance, 24/7 security and scheduled transportation for area shopping, appointments and events.

Moreover, The Culpeper’s full continuum of care, including assisted living, licensed nursing care and other health services, gives residents ready access to quality care onsite whenever the need arises.

Can I have family and friends stay at The Culpeper?

Yes. We welcome guests and have a comfortable apartment that can be reserved for visiting family and friends.

May I have a pet live with me?

Cats and dogs are welcomed in our cottages. We ask residents with pets to comply with our community pet policy.

How much does The Culpeper cost?

Residents at The Culpeper enjoy their choice of a comfortable apartment or cottage, benefit from a wide variety of amenities and services, and have access to an on-site continuum of care. There is a one-time entrance fee and monthly service fees to live in the community. The entrance and monthly fees vary depending on the type of residence, number of occupants and type of agreement selected. In addition, a rental option is available for independent apartment living.

Can I keep my own doctor if I move to The Culpeper?

Yes. You may continue to see your own physician and other healthcare providers. The community offers scheduled transportation services for appointments in the Culpeper area.

Who owns The Culpeper?

The Culpeper is owned by LifeSpire of Virginia (formerly Virginia Baptist Homes), a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. LifeSpire has operated quality retirement communities in Virginia for more than 60 years. Other locations include Richmond, Newport News and Roanoke. For more on LifeSpire of Virginia, please click here.

How do I learn more about The Culpeper?

Please contact us to learn more. We are happy to send you information, schedule a tour and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to helping you make the most of your retirement years at The Culpeper.