14 Assisted Living Facilities near Chapel Hill, NC

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Chapel Hill, NC

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LiveWell at Birchwood Lake Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
6720 Pauline Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
"We wanted a place close to dad's home that actually felt like a home. The staff is very warm and knew exactly how to make dad feel comfortable. Dad loves nature so we know he likes the location of..." More

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Brookdale Chapel Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
2220 Farmington Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
"My sister recently moved in Brookdale CH from another facility that wasn't working. We visited several facilities in the Durham Chapel Hill area and found this on to be the best of the lot. We..." More

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LiveWell at Coker Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
202 N. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
"When we decided to move Mom out of my sister's home, it was important that Mom stay in the Chapel Hill area in as much of a home like setting as possible. After much search we were introduced to..." More

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Brookdale Meadowmont

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Lanark Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
"Brookdale Meadowmont was excellent. The place is very good from what I saw. The rooms were nice and the dining area looked fine. They have a place to do crafts, a meeting room, and the memory unit..." More

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LiveWell at Governors Club

Provides: Assisted Living
11472 Club Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
"Thank you Live Well for creating a home for our Mother that is the next best thing to living in her home. We love that there is around the clock caring staff to help our Mother with all her needs..." More

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Chatham Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
143 Chatham Downs Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
"They took great care of my mom in Horizons...she was not the easiest of residents either...they really treated her great! We since had to move her to skilled but we miss everyone here!" More

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LiveWell at Governors Club Chapel Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
11476 Club Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
"We are proud to offer a different kind of assisted living/memory care community. Our assisted living homes are all designed to be welcoming, friendly places for all friends and family. Whether your..." More

Carolina Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Carolina Meadows, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
"One of the best facilities in the area. Extremely caring staff, beautiful grounds, excellent activities programs. This facility has everything a person could want or need. " More

The Stratford

Provides: Assisted Living
405 Smith Level Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
"My mother liked Shepherd House because they had a little bathroom in the room. It had a pull chain in case you needed help getting in and out of the shower or in case of emergency. The staff were..." More

5 Assisted Living Facilities near Chapel Hill, NC

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LiveWell at Hope Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
3736 Bentley Drive, Durham, NC 27707
"We are proud to offer a different kind of assisted living/memory care community. Our assisted living homes are all designed to be welcoming, friendly places for all friends and family. Whether your..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Atria Southpoint Walk

Provides: Assisted Living
5705 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713
"Atria Southpoint Walk is a very nice place. If you wish to stay there for a month, you don’t have to have a long term contract, and that is fine. I've never had any problems with any of the staff..." More

Carolina Reserve of Durham

Provides: Assisted Living
4523 Hope Valley Road, Durham, NC 27707
"The staff is very caring and listens to the needs of the residents. There are around 6 activities a day during the week which provide a lot of stimulation for the residents. The front porch is a..." More

Carillon Assisted Living of Durham

Provides: Assisted Living
4713 Garrett Road,, Durham, NC 27707
"I liked Carillon a lot. Every staff member we came across with was speaking to us or recognized us as visitors. The residents were extremely friendly. It was a hard choice between Carillon and the..." More

Ellison'S Rest Home #1

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Ellison Drive, Durham, NC 27713

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill, N.C., has a family-friendly atmosphere when it comes to local attractions. Agritourism is the city’s way of combining entertainment and education for visitors and locals alike.

    Seniors living in Chapel Hill have access to 10 assisted living facilities (ALFs) within city limits, and six in the nearby area. ALFs are called Adult Care Homes (ACHs) in the state of North Carolina and offer 24-hour supervision and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), including medication management. The North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation makes the policies for these facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill

    • Saving money may be difficult for seniors on a budget in Chapel Hill, due to a cost of living that is 31 percent higher than the national average.

    • Seniors might enjoy a sense of security in Chapel Hill which boasts a low crime rate. Violent crime is ranked at 12.4 out of 100 (1 being the safest) which is less than half the national average of 31.1. Property crime is 39.6, just a little bit higher than the national average of 38.1.

    • There are four seasons in Chapel Hill, with a high average of 89 degrees in July and a low average of 29 degrees in January, so seniors can enjoy the 216 days of sunshine without getting too hot. There is an average of 4 inches of snowfall per year.

    • The Chapel Hill area is home to world-class medical facilities, including University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • There are a plethora of museums and parks for entertainment and culture in Chapel Hill. Seniors can tour the Ackland Art Museum or visit the Ayr Mount Historic Site, an 1815 plantation house that hosts a tour of the grand 19th-century interior and the beautiful grounds. 
    • Chapel Hill Transit offers fixed route bus services so seniors can access shopping, dining and entertainment, as well as get to doctor’s appointments.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Chapel Hill

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in North Carolina

    $6,250.00 Apex
    $5,200.00 Durham
    $4,866.00 Chapel Hill
    $4,661.00 Cary
    $4,513.00 Raleigh
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,900.00 Pittsboro
    $2,580.00 Burlington

    Assisted Living costs in Chapel Hill start around $4,866 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 Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill

    Seniors who are seeking financial aid for assisted living have options under the state's Medicaid plan. Qualified seniors have access to the Personal Care Services Program, which offers coverage for assisted living costs. Seniors without Medicaid can apply to the Special Assistance (SA) Program, a non-Medicaid funded plan that helps eligible individuals afford assisted living.

    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 Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill-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 Chapel Hill, NC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill

    • Review of The Stratford

      The room stinks The staff have their favorites and I'm not one of them. They are just making my life even harder then it was The food so far, bad just bad Read more

      sgtpep57
    • Review of The Stratford

      Had been visiting a relative there and am shocked at what happens here. In the dining room and in general. The medicine givers seems to have no regular schedule and are overworked. The few meals I ... Read more

      suprised
    • Review of Brookdale Chapel Hill

      My sister recently moved in Brookdale CH from another facility that wasn't working. We visited several facilities in the Durham Chapel Hill area and found this on to be the best of the lot. We real... Read more

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