Discovery Village is more than just a place to live—it is an ideal location that lets you live a fuller life. Our world-class senior living programs offer everything from the fun of a highly-extensive array of activities to the convenience of weekly home maintenance.

Our exclusive senior living programs include:

  • Be Our Guest
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
  • Ambassadors Club – Tell your friends and earn rent credits.
  • Sensations Dining – Chef-prepared cuisines, stellar service in the company of friends.
  • Expressions Concierge – Get the assistance you need, when you need it.
  • Celebrations Activities – Occupy yourself with fun adventure.
  • Dimensions Health and Fitness – Stay active in our wellness center.
  • Impressions Housekeeping and Maintenance – We’ll keep your home clean so that you can enjoy our many amenities.
  • Connections Transportation – Head to your destination by using our transportation service.

Contact Discovery Village At The West End at 804.238.7209  to learn more.

Be our guestTry Our Retirement Commmunity’s Be Our Guest Program

How do you decide whether senior living is right for you? Come experience it through our Be Our Guest Program! The program offers an exclusive, custom, VIP experience for you and your guest at no charge at all!

It’s Always Helpful to Try Before You Buy

Before buying clothes, you always give them a try. The same goes with cars which you test drive before signing an agreement. When it comes to senior living, seniors do not have to take a leap of faith. Inspired by this real need, we have introduced our Be Our Guest program which is a new way for seniors to experience life in our senior living community.

Experience Our Carefree Resort-Style Lifestyle

We would like to invite you to explore Discovery Village at The West End for two full fun-filled days! Experience how it feels like to wake up each day being greeted by multiple opportunities for excitement, enjoyment, and relaxation right at your doorstep. Sample chef-prepared cuisine at each meal, enjoy your favorite social and recreational activities or participate in new adventure while cooking, housekeeping, and maintenance are all covered for you, letting you get the most of your now-abundant leisure time. We are confident that after your visit; you will be leaving exclaiming “Why haven’t I moved here sooner!”

Explore, Socialize, & Enjoy the VIP Treatment

Upon arrival, you will be treated like a VIP with a customized plan that matches your likes and lifestyle. If you’re looking to let those creative juices flowing, you are free to attend our art class in the art studio. Perhaps you are just looking to unwind and enjoy movies; well we have that for you too. No matter what your interests are, we are able to personalize your activities so you can explore everything on our Celebrations Activities and Events program.

Your Exclusive Apartment Home Awaits!

Settle down and ease into your apartment home that is fully equipped. You will have plenty of time to review the floorplan, modern amenities, and exclusive finishes. Sit back, relax, and imagine yourself living there, but don’t get too comfortable because the team will be preparing a special welcome Reception in your honor your first evening!

Savor Sensations Dining at Every Meal

Here’s where your palate will thank you! Savor our delectable, exclusive chef-prepared cuisine, and indulge in attentive, tableside service from our friendly, warm team who fulfils all your needs. You will also be given access to different venues that serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and “grab and go” snacks available around the clock.

You Are Never Alone

There is nobody else that has experienced it all in our community except those who already call our community home. This is the exact reason why your very own Resident Ambassador is assigned to you to provide you with the guidance you need during your time with us. We will pair you with a Resident Ambassador who shares similar interests and likes with you. Hence, as you wine and dine with your Resident Ambassador, take a walk, and enjoy meals, use the time to obtain useful advice and insight from fellow peers who will share their experience as it is!

Experience Resort-Style Amenities & Activities

The Grande Clubhouse is our community’s social epicenter that offers recreational activities and fun, exciting adventures. Give an exercise class a try or visit our FitCamp® Center, play cards with our different card clubs, attend a lecture or musical performance, take a dip in our resort-style heated pools, or shoot some pool, or just get pampered in our spa and salon. There is always something for everyone!

Our Residents Say It Best

“Everyone has been wonderful! My stay could not have been better! As a matter of fact, I’m moving in early next month!”
– Margaret C.

A Sample Retirement Community Visit

1:00-2:00: pm: Arrival
1:00-4:00 pm: Community tour, having fun, and getting acquainted
4:00-5:00 pm: Your VIP greeting
5:00-6:00 pm: Dinner and cocktails your Ambassador
6:30-8:00 pm: Evening fun

9:00-10:00 am: Our executive director accompanies you for breakfast
10:00-12:00 pm: Enjoy an array of facilities and fun activities
12:00-1:00 pm: Chef-prepared lunch
1:00 pm: The fun continues before we send you off.

Ready to book a slot for your two-day complimentary stay? Reach out to our Senior Lifestyle Counselors today! You will be glad you did!

100% Satisfaction Guarantee in Independent Living

satisfaction guarantee seal We are so confident in our ability to meet your needs in our independent living communities, that if you are not 100 percent satisfied for any reason within the first 90 days, just let us know. You may end your lease and the Community Fee, if paid, will be refunded.

Ambassadors Club


We’ve found that our residents love to tell their friends and family about Discovery Village. So we created the Ambassadors Club for residents who refer others to us. Our Ambassadors Club offers member complimentary rent credits, exclusive parties, and other rewards that include gifts and bonuses.

Learn more about our Ambassadors Club by contacting Discovery Village at the West End at 804.238.7209 .

Sensations Dining

SensationsIf it is one of your priorities to enjoy healthy and delectable meals in a dining room that is decorated with modern fixtures, you’ve arrived at the right place. Our Sensations dining room offers residents with a fine dining experience through chef-prepared meals that are accompanied by welcoming table service, quality linen tablecloths, and sparkling china. Our meals are made from scratch and our menu changes daily to feature a range of international cuisines and various comfort foods. Chefs only use the freshest ingredients to prepare mouth-watering appetizers, entrees, and desserts. You will also get to savor a variety of holiday meals, and other menu items for themed parties, and an array of special events. This is one of the many senior living programs our residents simply adore.

View Our Menu Here

Celebrations Activities and Events

CelebrationsContinue your active lifestyle with our Celebrations program. This lifestyle program consists of a wide variety of events and activities coordinated by our full-time activities director. From exercise classes in our wellness center to arts and crafts, and card games, there’s always something fun happening in our assisted living program. You’ll get to mingle with neighbors and explore something new each day. Whether in our community or on-the-town, you’ll find it difficult to decide what to do next!

View Our Calendar Here

Dimensions Health and Fitness

DimensionsAt Discovery Village At The West End, we make our residents’ intellectual, social, medical, spiritual, physical, and emotional wellness our priority. As part of our senior living programs in Richmond, VA, we offer an extensive selection of wellness programs. These activities include water aerobics, yoga, spiritual gatherings, and educational classes. There’s always something inspiring and exciting happening in our community. Our team members are on hand 24/7 to make sure you are enjoying the best possible quality of life.

Expressions Concierge


Our primary objective is for all of our residents to enjoy the comforts of a carefree lifestyle. Hence, we offer concierge services that help remove the stress of daily living from your life. Some of the services our concierge provides are as follows:

  • Reservations at local restaurants or a must-see show
  • Flower arrangements sent to family and friends
  • Moving services
  • Assistance with interior decorating
  • Transportation services

No matter what you need while at Discovery Village, we can help.

Impressions Housekeeping and Maintenance

ImpressionsHousehold chores can hinder you from enjoying life to the fullest. At Discovery Village At The West End, we take care of housekeeping and maintenance which make up part of our senior living program. Impressions housekeeping will get your new home looking spotless and sparkling. As they take care of your household needs, you can enjoy doing the things you love. You’ll find that you can expect excellence from our dedicated team members.

Connections Transportation Services


Get to your destination safely with the support of our transportation service at no extra costs. Whether you’re going to one of our regularly scheduled trips or a special outing, we’ll take you there safely. Take a look at our schedule for trips to locations like:

  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Religious services
  • Other fun excursions
  • Personal appointments, like going to your doctor’s office

For personal trips, an advance request needs to be made at the concierge desk several days before the appointment date.

Connect with Discovery Village At The West End’s Retirement Community

To find out more about our senior living programs, reach out to Discovery Village At The West End. We’ll answer any questions, schedule a tour, and tell you more about our lifestyle programs.

You can reach Discovery Village at 804.238.7209  or by contacting us online.