What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living becomes a viable option if you or your loved one is havig trouble with everyday activities like cooking meals, getting to the bathroom, keeping house, and driving or traveling.
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Is An Assisted Living Facility Right For You?

If you’re trying to decide whether assisted living is right for you, ask yourself the following questions.
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Choosing An Assisted Living Facility

An assisted living facility should feel friendly, safe, and comfortable to you when you are visiting and touring a new facility. The right facility for you is the one where you feel most at home. Here are things to consider.
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Assisted Living: Questions To Ask

There are many factors that go into choosing an assisting living facility. Use this checklist of questions to help you evaluate which facility will be best for your loved one.
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Senior Care Employment Opportunities

Emily Green Shores employs the following positions to professionally care for our residents and manage their well-being. The listing of these positions in this website does not constitute that it is an open position for hire. If you are looking for employment and fit the qualifications of any of these positions, you may first send an inquiry to as to the status of any of these positions and/or procedures for submitting for current or future employment.

Click HERE to view and download a copy of our employment Application.

Frequently Hired Positions

Registered Medication Aides
Certified medication aides administer daily pharmaceutics to patients under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Medication aides are required to study the different classifications of drugs as well as their side effects. They also need to know the dangers of combining certain medications and what to do in case of an overdose. Must complete training as required in accordance with Virginia State regulations, meet all health requirements, and pass background checks.

Certified Nursing Assistants
Being a CNA requires one to be understanding, patient and the ability to take on challenging situations. A CNA must be sympathetic in that fact that the patient is going though challenges of their own. Being the front line for the administrators and nurses, understanding the needs of the patient are important as is the communication management. Must be a state-licensed nursing professional and will be accountable for providing care in order to maintain the patients’ physical and emotional well-being. High School Diploma or GED. Complete approved training program and eligible to take state test or has passed state certification. Currently certified and in good standing with the Board in the state of practice.

Dietary Aides
The Dietary Aide assists in the preparation, distribution and service of patient and employee meals. He/she is responsible for the preparation and portioning of menu items, beverages and special patient snacks. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Prior experience in a commercial or institutional food service operation desireable. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

Responsible for performing general housekeeping duties in resident suites, public areas and support areas as assigned while meeting or exceeding quality standards. High school diploma / GED preferred.