10 Assisted Living Facilities near Boone, NC

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Boone, NC

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Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
287 Bamboo Road, Boone, NC 28607
"Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living was nice and clean, and the director was nice. The staff who I came across was nice as well. The room was quite small, but everything else was really nice. We are..." More

Mountain Care Facilities

Provides: Assisted Living
183 Graggville Road, Boone, NC 28607
"The food is horrendous! They DO NOT follow nutritional value at all required by the state. Show up sometime at meals and see for yourself. I never saw any activities being done. Rooms are outdated...." More

8 Assisted Living Facilities near Boone, NC

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Forest Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
151 Village Park Dr., West Jefferson, NC 28694
"Forest Ridge was a very lovely place and the staff was very cordial. They were very good about answering any questions that we asked. They had some literature for us to take as well. It was..." More

Jonas Ridge Adult Care

Provides: Assisted Living
9051 Hwy 181, Jonas Ridge, NC 28641
"We placed my brother in Jonas Ridge. I loved it and it’s really nice. They really take good care of the patients. The serve really nutritious meals. There was one Sunday where they had baked ham,..." More

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Brookdale Lenoir

Provides: Assisted Living
1145 Powell Road NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
"Brookdale Lenoir is very nice, well-kept, clean, and new-looking. They have nice carpets in the hallways and lobbies, and everything is neat. The citizens seem to be happy, and the staff is very..." More

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Ashe Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
182 ChattyRob Lane, West Jefferson, NC 28694
"My Grandmother has been at this facility for over a year. She is very well cared for. She loves the activities and gatherings they have. The building/home is very clean and the residents are..." More

Sugar Mountain Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
264 Sugar Mountain 2 Rd, Newland, NC 28657
"The staff of The Heritage of Sugar Mountain are what makes this place special. They vibrant and caring people that enjoy the residents and are always interacting with the residents. You can tell..." More

Grandview Villa Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2544 Grandview Circle Sw, Lenoir, NC 28645
"I would not recommend this facility for a cockroach. The people who work there are so rude with the residents. If there is someone that refuses to eat they will not take the time to coax them with..." More

Carolina Oaks Enhanced Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
229 Wilson Street, Lenoir, NC 28645

Wilkes County Adult Care

Provides: Assisted Living
176 Rest Home Road, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Assisted Living near Boone, NC

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Boone

  • Review of Mountain Care Facilities

    The food is horrendous! They DO NOT follow nutritional value at all required by the state. Show up sometime at meals and see for yourself. I never saw any activities being done. Rooms are outdated.... Read more

    wendle
  • Review of Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

    I did an undercover visit to Deefield Ridge by going there without an appointment, and I liked what I saw. Everything was very clean, everybody was really nice, and the residents looked happy. The ... Read more

    Gail
  • Review of Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

    Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living was nice and clean, and the director was nice. The staff who I came across was nice as well. The room was quite small, but everything else was really nice. We are no... Read more

    Penny184101
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Boone

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Boone, North Carolina is a small town with breathtaking views, award-winning spas and plenty of antique shops along the town’s main strip of King Street. There’s also the weekly Watauga County Farmer’s Market, which runs from May to November, for those who love fresh produce. Seniors will find two assisted living facilities within the Boone, and eight close by in places like Lenoir, West Jefferson and Jonas Ridge.

The North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation oversees all assisted living residences within the state. There are two types of these residences, including adult care homes and multiunit assisted housing options with service facilities. Adult care homes refer to residences with seven or more occupants.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Boone

  • Boone has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Watauga County Project on Aging, an organization that provides home-delivered meals, transportation services, medical loans and referrals, as well as at least one senior center.

  • The Boone area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, so you'll be taken care of in the event of a medical emergency or illness.

  • The town of Boone has plenty of arts and culture activities for seniors. This includes trips to the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum and the Turchin Center, which holds a variety of national, regional and international art exhibits throughout the year.
  • The cost of living in Boone is slightly higher than the national average and other comparable cities in the state. This may be slightly challenging for those on a strict budget.

  • Boone has four very distinct seasons throughout the year. Summers are hot and humid, with the average July high around 79 degrees. The average low in January is around 23 degrees. Boone gets approximately 37 inches of snow per year, which is higher than the national average. The town also gets around 55 inches of rain per year.

  • BestPlaces ranks crime on a scale from 1 to 100, with 100 being the high. For violent crimes, Boone ranked 14.2, and for property crime, the town ranked 38.1.


Paying for Assisted Living in Boone

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$4,000.00 US
$3,850.00 Boone
$3,250.00 West Jefferson
$2,900.00 Bristol
$2,760.00 Lenoir
$2,572.00 Hickory

Assisted Living costs in Boone start around $3,850 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 Boone 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 Boone

Financial assistance is available to eligible individuals living in assisted living facilities in North Carolina and in the town of Boone through the Medicaid State Plan. 

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

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 Boone

Boone 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 Boone, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Boone

Boone-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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