4 Assisted Living Facilities in Brevard, NC

College Walk Retirement Community

100 North College Row, Brevard, NC
ringoman: "My parents have been at CW for 7 months. It was a huge change from a fairly large house but the access to everything they need is much closer and easier for them now. The staff at CW has been so kind and wonderful. They have gone out of th... (read more)
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Cedar Mountain House

11 Sherwood Ridge Road, Brevard, NC
AshleyF: "At Cedar Mountain House we pride ourselves regarding the care we provide to our residents. We work hard to create a family like atmosphere where we keep the residents as engaged as they would like to be; activities include bingo, puzzles, ... (read more)
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Kingsbridge House

10 Sugarloaf Road, Brevard, NC
AshleyF: "Most of the staff are exceptional by going above and beyond as I know it is not an easy job to do. The staff also does a good job of getting mom involved in the activities. I especially like that they have churches come in every week to p... (read more)
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Tore's Home®

261 Woodland Terrace, Brevard, NC
Gengigi: "Tore's Home might be an ok place if your loved one can care for themselves. If not, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. Our parent was in the final stages of cancer and rapidly declined once moved to Tore's. The caregivers were inconsistent... (read more)
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Brevard

In 2017, Forbes listed Brevard as one of the Best Places to Retire, and in 2018, Southern Living Magazine dubbed the city as one of the 10 Best Places to Travel in the South. This small city is located between the Pisgah National Forest and the Dupont State Forest, which provides a variety of outdoor activities for active seniors.

For seniors looking to retire, there are four assisted living residences (ALRs) in Brevard and 17 nearby. Regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Services, ALRs come in two different types. This includes adult care homes (ACHs) and multi-unit assisted housing.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Brevard

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

  • Brevard has an array of community resources for seniors, including Aging Matters, an organization that is dedicated to helping the senior community enjoy happy, healthy and active lives, as well as at least one senior center.

  • Transylvania County’s Transportation Department provides senior adult transportation for individuals 60 and older. Rides include trips to nutrition sites, doctor’s appointments, shopping centers, recreational centers, banks and utility locations.

  • The cost of living in Brevard is slightly higher than other cities in the state. The city has a cost of living comparable to other cities in the United States.

  • On a scale of one (low) to 100 (high), Brevard ranks 19.9 in regard to violent crime, which is less than the national average of 31.1. It also ranks 43.7 in property crime, which is slightly higher than the national level.

  • Brevard gets approximately eight inches of snow per year and 62 inches of rain. The average high in July is around 84 degrees, while the January low is around 25. The city experiences four very distinct seasons throughout the year.


Paying for Assisted Living in Brevard

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$4,000.00 US
$3,650.00 Asheville
$3,123.00 Easley

Assisted Living costs in Brevard start around $0 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 Brevard 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 Brevard

Financial assistance is available for eligible seniors who need help paying for an ALR. Based on the Federal Supplemental Security income payment and other sources of income, the aid comes from the Medicaid State Plan, and it does no cover the cost of a private room.

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

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 Brevard

Brevard 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Brevard

Brevard-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.