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Assisted Living – Harbourway
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Award-Winning Assisted Living in Virginia Beach

Harbourway is our award-winning assisted living facility, located within the beautiful Atlantic Shores Retirement community. But this valuable resource isn’t just for Atlantic Shores residents. If you or your loved one needs assistance with personal tasks such as bathing, grooming, dressing and eating, you can turn to Harbourway for compassionate hands-on care.

Our dedicated staff is committed to creating an environment that nurtures dignity, independence and security for each and every resident. We work with residents and their loved ones to tailor personalized, flexible care plans that can change over time as lifestyles change.

Harbourway features 52 apartments with five unique floor plans to choose from. Each unfurnished unit has all the comforts of home, including a large walk-in closet, a coat closet, a large bathroom and a kitchenette that includes a sink, small refrigerator and cabinets. Laundry facilities are conveniently located on each floor. Two elevators make it easy to move between floors.

At Harbourway, we provide the peace of mind that comes from knowing you or your loved one will be protected with 24-hour on-site medical services and security. Harbourway also offers outstanding resident programming, including Armchair Travel Sessions where residents can learn about exotic countries and cultures, musical performances, social gatherings and entertainment options. Residents can also enjoy the center’s library, game rooms, relaxing meditation area, landscaped garden courtyard and two communal Great Rooms. Even dining is a treat at Harbourway, with skilled chefs who prepare and serve world-class cuisine.

For all Harbourway’s beauty, our mission is to care, and we have taken all the steps necessary to ensure that we do that exceptionally well.

We proudly offer:
  • Medication administration and assistance
  • 24-hour per day nursing care assistance
  • Mobility assistance (hands-on support) to and from dining room or activities
  • Assisting Living, Intensive Assisting Living, and Memory Care
  • Planned social, recreational, and educational experiences and programs
  • Family support
  • On-staff nutritionists and an award-winning culinary team
  • Secured entrances and an Emergency Call System
  • Housekeeping twice weekly

We have purposely designed our facility with a strong resident-to-caring-staff ratio to provide an intimate setting for our residents. There is a Licensed Practical Nurse on staff every hour of every day. All clinical staff members have Direct Care Training in caring for the elderly or are State Certified Nursing Assistants. All clinical staff members are also certified in first aid and CPR. All Medication Aides have completed the Board of Nursing Approved Curriculum.

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone! You don’t have to be an Atlantic Shores resident to live at Harbourway and take advantage of our award-winning Assisted Living facility and staff.

  • 2017 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Healthcare Association/National Center for Assisted Living
  • Our Harbourway Administrator Elizabeth Dammeyer was selected by the Virginia Center for Assisted Living as Assisted Living Administrator of the Year
  • Elizabeth Dammeyer was also a recipient of the NCAL National Awards Program “Make a Difference Award,” recognizing Assisted Living employees from around the country who demonstrate exemplary work within the profession.

At Harbourway, you’ll enjoy independent living at its best, with 24-hour assistance from caring staff dedicated to supporting your health, freedom and independence. With a Licensed Practical Nurse on staff around the clock, and certified, highly trained staff that care for our residents like family, you can relax knowing that meeting your needs is our goal.

Harbourway is a two-story building and includes:

  • Two elevators
  • Large dining room
  • Library
  • Card/game rooms
  • Meditation area
  • Beautiful outside Courtyard with seating, shaded areas, and vegetable garden
  • Numerous common areas for social gatherings, lectures, presentation, musical performances, entertainment and information-sharing
  • Pet friendly
  • Non-smoking

Prices are based on apartment size and the level of service required.

  • Monthly rates include nursing assistance with medication administration
  • Three meals per day plus snacks
  • All Utilities
  • Cable television
  • Local and long distance telephone service
  • Internet

Harbourway provides the following services and amenities:

  • Scheduled transportation
  • 24-hour availability of trained staff
  • Emergency call system in every apartment
  • Blood Sugar monitoring and testing services
  • Mobility assistance (hands-on support) to and from dining room or activities
  • Supervision or minimal physical assistance with showers, up to twice weekly
  • Supervision or minimal physical assistance with personal hygiene, dressing/undressing, as needed
  • Assistance with personal management of occasional incontinence
  • Planned social, recreational and educational experiences
  • Housekeeping twice weekly
  • Laundering of bed and bath linen up to twice weekly
  • Routine and emergency apartment maintenance
  • Daily trash collection
  • Free laundry machines on each floor

Additional Services are available (fees apply):

  • Beauty parlor / Barber shop
  • Rehabilitation services (physical, occupational and speech therapy)
  • Physician services
  • Podiatry, dental and ophthalmology consultation
  • Radiology services
  • Laboratory services
  • Call bell pendant
  • Medical and incontinence supplies
  • Medications
  • Special activity excursions
  • Personal laundry service
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Valet service to appointments
  • Catering for special occasions
  • Guest meals

There are a variety of activities available to all Harbourway Residents, averaging 20 hours of activities per week.

  • Cognitive – poetry readings, book clubs, current event discussions
  • Creative – quilting, arts and crafts
  • Physical – exercise classes
  • Spiritual – bible study, church services
  • Reflective – contemplative activities
  • Productive – volunteering
  • Outdoors – lunch, museums, shopping, entertainment
  • Social – TGIF every week

Level of assistance is determined by the Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI) which is issued by the state and designed to provide an objective assessment of daily need for assistance in various activities such as eating, bathing, dressing and other matters.

Harbourway offers three levels of assistance:

  • Assisting Living
  • Intensive Assisting Living
  • Memory Care at Marina Bay
  • As well as Long term care filing assistance

Intensive Assisted Living and Memory Care Level of service includes the Assisted Living Level plus the following:

  • Supervision and physical assistance with showers, up to 3 times weekly
  • Physical assistance with personal hygiene, dressing/undressing daily
  • Management of chronic incontinence
  • Assistance at meals as needed
  • Close monitoring of resident whereabouts and condition, including daytime, evening and nighttime checks
  • Support with transfers that usually require one staff person
  • Housekeeping 3 times weekly
  • Laundering of bed and bath linen as needed

Harbourway features 52 apartments with five unique floor plans to choose from. Each unfurnished unit has all the comforts of home, including a large walk-in closet, a coat closet, a large bathroom and a kitchenette that includes a sink, small refrigerator and cabinets.

The Heron – One Bedroom Master Deluxe / Two Bath
The Heron – One Bedroom Master Deluxe / Two Bath
The Meadowlark – One Bedroom / One Bath Deluxe
The Meadowlark – One Bedroom / One Bath Deluxe
The Osprey – One Bedroom / One Bath
The Osprey – One Bedroom / One Bath
The Sanderling – Two Bedroom / Two Bath
The Sanderling – Two Bedroom / Two Bath
The Sandpiper – Alcove Studio / One Bath
The Sandpiper – Alcove Studio / One Bath

Contact Harbourway to Learn More

For information on availability or to schedule a personal tour, please call Valerie Holden (757-721-1278) or Elizabeth Dammeyer (757-721-1286). You may also use the form below and someone will reach out to you promptly.

Award-Winning Assisted Living Care
Make a Difference Award, Elizabeth DammeyerMake a Difference Award, Elizabeth DammeyerNCAL National Awards Program
2017 Bronze National Quality Award
Assisted Living Admin. of the Year, Elizabeth DammeyerAssisted Living Admin. of the Year, Elizabeth DammeyerVirginia Center for Assisted Living (VCAL)