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Commonwealth Senior Living At South Boston

Senior Living in South Boston, VA

At Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston, “We Listen. We Love. We Care. We Serve.”

That’s the commitment we live by every day; a commitment we make to every resident we have the pleasure and privilege of caring for.

Offering assisted living and memory care, Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston is a welcoming, warm community that feels like home to our residents. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.

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24-Hour Peace Of Mind

Our team of specially trained caregivers is on site and ready to provide support and assistance at any time of day or night, providing peace of mind for our residents and their families. From helping our residents with activities of daily living, from getting dressed to taking a shower, we are here to make life easier – and more enjoyable!

Live Active

Residents of Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston have it all. This community affords the quiet privacy of suites with the exciting activity, amenities and services of a vibrant community.

Convenient Location

Centrally located in Halifax County near the Southern border of Virginia, South Boston is a town of history and charm. Conveniently close to the city’s major traffic arteries and adjacent to Halifax Regional Hospital, Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston is the ideal setting for residents that wish to maintain their hometown connection while enjoying a supportive, worry-free lifestyle.

Assisted Living

If and when you or a loved one needs support with activities of daily living, such as getting showered, dressed or taking medications, visit our assisted living at Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston.

Our residents enjoy the support they need to remain living as independently as possible as well an active, vibrant and worry-free lifestyle.

Personalized Care

Each resident in our senior living community enjoy personalized care that meets his or her specific needs, supports abilities and respects preferences.

Our specially trained caregivers work closely with residents, their family members and personal physicians to develop the personalized care plans. As a result, our residents enjoy an exceptional level of care and understanding.

An Active Lifestyle

At Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston, we offer our residents a vibrant, active lifestyle, filled with diverse programming, activities and more, including:

  • Travel the World program that brings the culture, music, food and art of different countries right to our residents
  • Holistic therapies, such as music, art and reminiscing
  • Off-site excursions
  • And more!

Maintenance-Free Apartments

Leave behind the time consuming and tiring chores and responsibilities that come with living alone. At Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston, we take care of everything, including:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance
  • Transportation
  • Cooking

Exceptional Dining

All Commonwealth Senior Living communities are renowned for their award-winning dining. The residents of Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston enjoy diverse menus, meals freshly prepared daily, and locally sourced produce and seafood. Our dining experience features:

  • Today from the Bay menu featuring locally caught seafood
  • Farm-to-Table fresh flavors featuring fresh produce from local farms
  • Dining Delights, featuring monthly special dining themes
  • And more!

Assisted Living Services & Amenities

  • Private or companion suites with private baths
  • Regularly activity schedules that stimulate the mind and body
  • Healthy, family-style dining options
  • Specially trained caregivers
  • Individualized care plans
  • 24-hour staffing
  • Personal care services
  • Weekly housekeeping/linens
  • Medication management
  • Short-term respite stays

Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston provides all of these services in a homelike environment and our community is a wonderful option for seniors.

Schedule a tour today and learn how Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston can make a difference in the life of your family and loved one.

Memory Care

Sweet MemoriesTM Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

If you are caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia, know that you are not alone. Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston is here to help. Whether it’s residential care for your loved one or education, guidance or support for the family caregiver, we are a valuable resource to the South Boston area.

Our award-winning memory care program – Sweet MemoriesTM –provides our residents with exceptional care, personalized support and an inspired lifestyle – and provides their families with peace of mind they haven’t felt for a long time.

Our people and their specialized memory care training make the difference. At the heart of Sweet MemoriesTM is our team of caregivers. All certified in Virtual Dementia Tour® training, they bring personal, insightful and practical understanding of the challenges presented by Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia to the care they deliver.

Sweet MemoriesTM

Innovative and thoughtful, Sweet Memories™ provides the most exceptional memory care experience available in the South Boston, VA area.

Every detail of this program has been carefully created to provide unprecedented care with an inspiring lifestyle. From inviting memory care neighborhoods that feel like home and specialized programming developed just for those with memory loss, to our experienced management team that brings inspired expertise to our program, our residents are in good, loving and capable hands.

At Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston, we understand memory loss. We know that each person is at his or her own place on this journey – and more importantly, no two residents will have the exact care needs or retained abilities.

Sweet Memories™ takes a personalized approach to care, providing support that not only meets our residents where they are today, but that is also able to evolve as their needs and abilities change.

Program Components

Sweet Memories™ consists of three components to work together to deliver the best possible experience for our residents and their families.

Move-in: Whether moving to our South Boston community from their home or from a hospital, we guide our residents through every step of this journey, meeting every need, from physical to emotional.

Evaluation through life history: To deliver the most personalized care possible, we start by learning each resident’s life story. We conduct a comprehensive interview with family members. We talk. We ask questions. We listen. We get to know our residents on a personal level. We learn about their medical, mental, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs, as well as their habits and preferences.

Resident-centered care plan: With this very personal knowledge, our leadership team creates a customized care plan to meet the specific needs and promote the retained abilities of the resident.

Signature Programs • Signature Experience

Our signature Sweet MemoriesTM programs make a tremendous difference in the lives of our residents and their families. Purposeful. Inspiring. Comforting. These programs have been crafted and perfected by Commonwealth Senior Living.

One Sweet Memory: Winner of the Best Practice Award from the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA), for going above and beyond the standards of care. Our team members regularly capture highlights of each resident’s day in photographs that are shared regularly with family members.

Expressions: When verbal skills begin to fail, art can become a means of self-expression for residents. Conversational prompting stimulates memories which residents can interpret using a variety of mediums, including painting.

Special Touch: Designed specifically for those with late-stage memory loss, this program provides “special touches” that make a difference in care. In the morning, before breakfast, residents enjoy citrus scented towels to awaken taste buds; before dinner, lavender scented towels help to relax, reinforce the natural circadian rhythm and encourage residents to enjoy their meals.

Sweet Melodies: For those with late-stage dementia who have lost verbal skills, Sweet Melodies stirs memories by using nostalgic music selected by family members. 

SMILE™ Technology: Through SMILE™, we can remain connected to your loved one every day. This computer program enables us to keep you updated on your loved one’s participation in and enjoyment of our programming, sharing photos and stories with you on a daily basis.

Memory Care Life Stations: Thoughtful spaces invite your loved one to reconnect and engage with past hobbies, professions and passions.

Sweet Memories™ Services & Amenities:

  • Healthy, family-style dining options that meet dining skill levels and nutritional needs
  • Regularly scheduled activities that stimulate the mind and body, as well as customized socialization programs designed to fit the cognitive, social and mental skills of the resident
  • Open and secure outdoor spaces such as courtyards and gardens
  • Monthly support group meetings for families
  • Private or companion suites with private baths
  • Personal care services
  • Medication management
  • Weekly housekeeping/linens
  • 24-hour staffing
  • Open-door policy that encourages 24-hour visitation
  • Monthly family night dinners
  • Sweet Memories™ programming
  • Community newsletter

Services & Amenities

At Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston, our services are designed to help our residents manage the activities of daily living with sensitivity and respect. These include bathing, dressing, meals, exercise and other daily needs. Therapy programs and other supplemental care services are also available through coordination with our staff.

Our dietary department prepares nutritional meals and snacks, which are served in our spacious and elegant dining room. Housekeeping, linen services, transportation arrangements and other needed services are also taken care of by our attentive and courteous staff.

Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston offers:

  • Private and semi-private rooms with private baths
  • Daily activities, trips and social programs
  • Individualized care plans
  • 24-hour available staff
  • Weekly housekeeping/linens
  • Medication management
  • Short-term respite stays
  • Pets welcome
  • Wi-Fi

We are sensitive and respectful of our residents’ desire to remain independent while receiving the care and support needed to maintain their quality of life.

We strive to include family and loved ones in creating a caring and stimulating environment.

Floor Plans

NEW One bedroom assisted living apartments are now available!

Both our assisted living and memory care residents may choose a private suite or a companion suite. We encourage residents to pick the style that best suits their needs.

Once you’ve made your choice, please feel free to make your suite your own. Decorate with your favorite furniture, family photos and décor to make it feel like home.

Assisted Living Suite

228 sq. ft.
Starts at $161/day

Assisted Living Companion Suite

340 sq. ft.
Starts at $120/day

Assisted Living One Bedroom

394 sq. ft.
1 bedroom
Starts at $175/day

Memory Care Suite

228 sq. ft.
Starts at $183/day

Memory Care Companion Suite

340 sq. ft.
Starts at $147/day


At Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston, there’s never a dull moment. Our days are filled with things to do – activities, off-site trips, specialized programming and more. Best yet, there are always friends with whom you can share your experiences.

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Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston

435 Hamilton Blvd
South Boston, VA 24592


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“The staff at Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston are warm and caring and have become extended family.”

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