The West Virginia Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in West Virginia. With an aging population the average cost of care averages between $18,00 an hour for home care to $11,528 a month for skilled nursing care. This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

West Virginia Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in West Virginia

  • West Virginia Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in West Virginia is $18.00, making West Virginia less expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • West Virginia Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in West Virginia is $1,083 per month making West Virginia less expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • West Virginia Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in West Virginia is $3,750 per month making West Virginia less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • West Virginia Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in West Virginia is $11,528 per month making West Virginia more expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

West Virginia Senior Services

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Mailing Address: 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV 25305

Physical Address: Town Center Mall, 3rd level, Charleston, WV

Phone: (304) 558-3317

Phone: (877) 987-3646 

Fax: (304) 558-5609

Website 

West Virginia State Plan on Aging

West Virginia Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report suspected Elder Abuse call 1-800-352-6513

Address: 350 Capitol Street, Room 730, Charleston, WV 25301

Ph: (304) 558-0628

Fx: (304) 558-4194

West Virginia Support for Caregivers

West Virginia Senior Disaster Preparedness

West Virginia Health Care Fraud

West Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman

West Virginia Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

West Virginia Medicare and Insurance Counseling

West Virginia Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

West Virginia Prescription Assistance

West Virginia Area Agencies on Aging

Northwestern AAA (Brooke, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Hancock, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia, Ohio, Pleasants, Ritchie, Tyler, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood)

Address: PO Box 2086 (105 Bridge Street Plaza), Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone: 304-242-1800

Fax: 304-242-2437

Website

WVSC-Metro AAA (Boone, Cabell, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, Roane, Wayne)

Address: 1400 Ohio Avenue, Suite B, Dunbar, WV 25064

Phone: 304-720-6858 

Fax: 304-720-6864 

Website

Upper Potomac AAA (Barbour, Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Lewis, Mineral, Morgan, Pendleton, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur)

Address: 131 Providence Lane, Petersburg, WV 26847

Phone: 304-257-1221

Phone: 800-296-1221

Fax: 304-257-4958

Website

Appalachian AAA (Braxton, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers, Webster, Wyoming)

Address: 1460 Main Street, Box 2, Princeton, WV 24740

Phone: 304-425-1147; 800-473-1207

Fax: 304-487-3767

Website

Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

West Virginia Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

West Virginia Senior Health Studies

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