The Talbot on Granby


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Reviews - What People Are Saying

At The Talbot on Granby in Norfolk, VA, we love to showcase reviews and feedback, because you have the chance to hear from residents in their own words. Everyone’s experience is unique, but there’s so much we share, and so much that connects us. Here are just a few thoughts from our community:




3 months ago

The Talbot is a wonderful senior community, and I'm so sad that my mom's circumstances required her to move to where she will receive a higher level of care. In the short time she was a resident, I was beyond impressed with the facility, the amenities, and the staff. Mom's one-bedroom apartment was absolutely lovely, and she was thrilled to be able to keep her small dog. The staff treated her with kindness and respect. I recommend the Talbot to everyone!



1 year ago

At a difficult time in the life of our Mom and Dad as they suffered the devastation and total loss of their home of over 60 years during hurricane Matthew, Diane Carvalho, Executive Director of The Talbot, provided an immediate source of hope. She was extremely sympathetic to the urgency of their situation and went “beyond the call of duty” to find a place for them to live at The Talbot. Now, five months later, our parents (lifetime residents of Norfolk with no intention of ever leaving their home) are pleasantly surprised to find life at The Talbot to be peaceful, stress free, and just what they need at this stage in their life. With the Five Star Dining, the fitness center, housekeeping services, and many opportunities for activities and socialization, as well as the convenient location with easy access to all their needs, they have no desire to leave. Our thanks to Diane and the staff at The Talbot for providing the “perfect home”.



1 year ago

We have lived here seven years and have no desire to go anywhere else, especially now with all the new furniture, carpeting, painting. The renovating will go on until we are brand, spanking new from top to bottom. Food's good, activities plentiful and resident's are friendly. We are happy here.



1 year ago

My mother, Maxine Ebert, lived at the Talbot on Granby for almost a full year, before she passed away in early February 2019. Her time there was short but beautiful, spent with friends she made quite easily and activities that she enjoyed immensely. I know this to be true because I had the good fortune of being able to visit her about five times every week. She loved her apartment and appreciated the attention the maintenance staff gave to her when something needed fixing or adjustment. The dining room was lovely and though she was a picky eater (always was) she thought many of her meals were just delicious. My mother always felt safe at the Talbot and the warmth and friendliness of the people she lived among gave her a real sense of belonging. The front desk people; Kathryn, who drove her to many of her doctor appointments; and everyone else on the staff right up to the two executive directors who were there at different times during her residency... everyone (know I'm leaving out a lot of people who deserve to be thanked by name)... everyone played significant role in my mother's enjoyment of what turned out to be the last months of her life. Thank you, Talbot; I will speak great things about you every time the opportunity presents itself.



1 year ago

We have enjoyed living here for over two years. We chose the Talbot for spacious apartments, location, services, and ambience - also the most economical place we found. What's not to like? Would make the same choice again.



1 year ago

I was very reluctant to leave my home of 35 years but the staff here are making me so very glad I did. From the director Vicki to all the way down the line, they all make you feel as if you're the most important person here whenever you're talking to them. I'm amazed how Vicki managed to get so many wonderful people under one roof. The facility itself couldn't be nicer and there's so many activities each day no one ever has to feel bored or lonely. The residents as well are all as friendly as can be and you're always greeted with a smile and a word or two. On a scale of one star to five I give it a ten at least.

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