15 Assisted Living Facilities near Denver, NC
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There are 15 Assisted Living Facilities in the Denver area, with 2 in Denver and 13 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 77 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Denver. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Denver 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wallace with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Denver, NC
13 Assisted Living Facilities near Denver, NC
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Denver
Noted as one of the best places to retire in the Charlotte area, Denver is located approximately 25 minutes from downtown Charlotte with easy access to shopping, entertainment, museums and historical tours. Seniors who want to retire in the area have access to 31 assisted living facilities nearby with two within the city limits. These facilities are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Services and provide help with grooming, meals, housekeeping and medication administration.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Denver
- The Denver area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the East Lincoln Medical Plaza, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Denver has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Centralina Area Agency on Aging, an organization that works to provide a better quality of life for area seniors, as well as at least two senior centers.
- For transportation to and from medical appointments and other errands, the Department of Health and Human Services is available for seniors in Denver. Rides are available at discount prices for individuals aged 60 and older.
- Seniors on a budget may have a difficult time making ends meet due to the high cost of living in Denver. The cost of living index in Denver is 126.3, which is higher than the state's average of 96 and the national average of 100.
- Crime in Denver is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Denver, property crime is ranked 46.5, which is high compared to a national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 46.6 in comparison to the national average of 31.1. Seniors should take care when exploring the city alone or should consider going in pairs or with a group for safety.
- Denver experiences hot summers and cold winters with January lows around 29 degrees Fahrenheit and summer highs around 89 degrees Fahrenheit. The city only gets about an inch of snow a year, which is ideal for seniors who prefer to escape the snowy northern states.
Paying for Assisted Living in Denver
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Denver 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 Denver 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 Denver
The North Carolina Medicaid State Plan provides financial assistance to eligible seniors who need help paying for an assisted living facility in Denver. Eligibility for this plan is determined by the Federal Supplemental Security income payment and any additional income that is claimed by the resident. The plan does not pay for private rooms and apartments, but if the resident prefers a private facility, family supplementation is permitted.
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 Denver
Denver 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 Denver, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Denver
Denver-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Denver
Review of Lakewood Care Center, Inc.
My husband came home and stated that he was hit on by several of the sides. One actually passed him a note requesting his number, and what she would like to do to him. Another one said that he shou... Read more
Review of Wexford House
We find Wexford House to be OK. They have a nice TV room. The dining hall seems to be pretty nice. The staff is very nice and very caring. I could see the residents are having a good time there. Read more
Review of Wexford House
My mother is at the Wexford House; my mother hates it, but we have no complaints. It's clean, she likes the food, and the staff seem very engaged. They provide activities, although she doesn't take... Read more