9 Assisted Living Facilities near Boone, NC

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Boone, NC

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Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
287 Bamboo Road, Boone, NC 28607
"My mom is at Deerfield Ridge and is doing great. So far, she's had a manicure session and she's had her hair done. A lot of activities aren't happening because of COVID and because she was in..." 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 Rooms are outdated...."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

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Brookdale Lenoir

Provides: Assisted Living
1145 Powell Road NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
"I went to see Brookdale Lenoir. It was great. It was very nice. I knew a lot of people that were there. They said it was nice and they enjoyed it. It's everything they need. It was very well..." More

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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

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Jonas Ridge Adult Care

Provides: Assisted Living
9051 NC-181, Newland, NC 28657
"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

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

The Heritage of Sugar Mountain

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

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Provides: Assisted Living
180 Chattyrob Ln, West Jefferson, NC 28694
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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

    $4,325.00 Boone
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,615.00 Lenoir
    $3,595.00 West Jefferson
    $1,800.00 Newland

    Assisted Living costs in Boone start around $4,325 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.

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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 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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    Assisted Living near Boone, NC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Boone

    • Review of Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

      I visited Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living and it was very nice. We had a good visit with the administrator who showed us around and discussed the cost with us. I would definitely recommend it, but ... Read more

    • Review of Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

      I visited Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living. What I liked best about them was probably their location; it's near where my friends are. What I liked least about them was that I didn't see a whole lot ... Read more

    • Review of Appalachian Brian Estates

      Based on the tour at Appalachian Brian Estates, I was one hundred percent pleased. The staff showed me four different rooms. took me outside, and showed me the gardens. They also showed me the libr... Read more

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