9 Assisted Living Facilities in Asheville, NC

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Asheville, NC

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Arbor Terrace of Asheville

Provides: Assisted Living
3199 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
"Arbor Terrace of Asheville was very commendable. It was very clean, and the people were friendly and very caring. The actual rooms were large enough to be comfortable like in your own home. The..." More

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Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

Provides: Assisted Living
41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804
"The Crossings at Reynolds Mountain was really nice. It was above our price range, but everyone was very welcoming. We had a nice tour, we ate lunch there, and everyone was great. The people seemed..." More

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Brookdale Asheville Overlook

Provides: Assisted Living
308 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803
"My mother has been in Brookdale Asheville Overlook for almost three months now. It is very homey. It has been a good experience. The staff members are very friendly and very caring. The room is..." More

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CarePartners Adult Day Services – Ash...

Provides: Assisted Living
68-A Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
"This is a wonderful facility. My husband loves going there. He has made friends with people in his situation, and the caregiving team is most helpful and kind. I am able to still work part time..." More

Brooks Howell

Provides: Assisted Living
266 Merrimon Avenue,, Asheville, NC 28801
"My friend has been very comfortably placed at Brooks Howell. As far as I know, it has all the different levels so if you go in at one level and you need stepped up care, you can stay there and..." More

Givens Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
2360 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
"Givens Estates' rooms were like apartments. They had a swimming pool, fitness room, outdoor eating area, and classes going on. It was an excellent and wonderful place. It's huge and like being in..." More

WNC Baptist Home

Provides: Assisted Living
213 RICHMOND HILL DRIVE, Asheville, NC 28806
"My husband has been in this facility for 20 days after falling and fracturing his neck. He is preparing to leave and has had the most professional care and therapy. We have come to love these..." More

Chunns Cove

Provides: Assisted Living
67 Mountainbrook Road,, Asheville, NC 28805
"Chunns Cove is good. There were a few speed bumps when we were getting my grandfather in, but we all worked through it. He likes the staff and his room and hasn't complained about the food. The..." More

Chase Samaritan Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
30 Dalea Drive, Asheville, NC 28805

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Asheville

    With its location in the Blue Ridge Mountains and stunning natural surroundings, Asheville, N.C., is a city any nature-loving senior would want to call home. The city often tops travel lists for its fall foliage, beautiful scenery and cultural activities. Seniors who like this area and want to live here have access to nine assisted living facilities in Asheville, with another seven located nearby. Each of these assisted living facilities is licensed and regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation, and are officially called adult care homes (ACHs).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Asheville

    • Asheville's Southeastern location affords the city mild year-round temperatures. January, the coldest month of the year, features an average temperature of 47 degrees, while highs soar to the mid-80s in the summer. Seniors living in Asheville can't escape the cold entirely, though, because the city receives about 13 inches of snowfall a year.

    • Asheville's cost of living is higher than the national average. However, assisted living expenses come in below the national average, saving seniors money every month.

    • Asheville Redefines Transit, or ART, operates fixed route buses that run through the city. All buses are wheelchair accessible and include wheelchair lifts and priority seating for seniors in need.

    • Asheville has ample outdoor attractions for seniors to explore. Stroll through the grounds of the Biltmore Estate, check out the Botanical Gardens at Asheville or tour the North Carolina Arboretum to take in the natural beauty of the area.

    • The Asheville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mission Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Asheville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the College for Seniors, a lifelong learning institute designed exclusively for seniors at the University of North Carolina Asheville, as well as two senior centers.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Asheville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in North Carolina

    $4,525.00 Mars Hill
    $4,293.00 Asheville
    $4,000.00 US
    $2,962.00 Hendersonville

    Assisted Living costs in Asheville start around $4,293 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Asheville and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Asheville

    Seniors in Asheville can explore their eligibility to one state-run program that can help with assisted living expenses. The state's Medicaid program provides monthly payments for personal care in adult care homes. Eligibility is income based, and the amount the senior receives per month depends on income level.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Asheville

    Asheville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Asheville, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Asheville

    Asheville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in North Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Asheville, NC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Asheville

    • Review of Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

      My parents lived in Harmony at Reynolds Mountain before they passed away. Overall, it was pretty good, but they were there such a short amount of a time, so we didn't really have a whole lot of tim... Read more

      Garry
    • Review of Brookdale Asheville Overlook

      My mother has been in Brookdale Asheville Overlook for almost three months now. It is very homey. It has been a good experience. The staff members are very friendly and very caring. The room is lik... Read more

      DC
    • Review of Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

      Harmony at Reynolds Mountain had a very homey feeling. I really liked the way that they did their cafeteria. They had menus, and the tables were set up like a restaurant. The dining was very gracio... Read more

      Karen
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