5 Assisted Living Facilities in Dunn, NC

Also serving communities of Benson, Newton Grove.

Senior Citizens Village

504 Canal Dr, Dunn, NC
cmoses: "AMazing friendly helpful staff. Very clean with the care only a family could provide...but they have it down pat. Love this facility.Mom loves this facility. "
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Johnson Better Care Inc.,

3485 U.S. 301, Dunn, NC
Lucille: "Johnson Better Care wasn't that great because when I walked into the door, it had a smell to it. That turned me off immediately. The staff also didn't show me around. They just asked me questions and they could've been more considerate wi... (read more)
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Unprecedented Care

157 Stewart Road, Dunn, NC
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Green Leaf Care Center

2041 NC 210 N, Lillington, NC
debbie-a-788214: "I liked Green Leaf. They showed me around, and they were polite. It was clean; it didn’t smell. It would probably have been the place I would have picked for my husband. They seemed really nice, and everybody I saw through the hallways sai... (read more)
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Mc Lamb's Rest Home #2

998 Five Points Rd, Benson, NC
Don13: "Mc Lamb's is family owned and is a nice little rest home. It's not a very modern place but it's clean and comfortable. The people that worked there stayed in touch with us about anything, any questions or comments they had or any details t... (read more)
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Dunn

According to Places of Value in 2014, Dunn was listed as one of the best places to live in the Piedmont area of North Carolina. The city is conveniently located to Interstates 40 and 95, which provides easy access to area amenities, and the moderate climate is ideal for seniors who are sensitive to extreme temperatures. There are three assisted living residences (ALRs) located within the city of Dunn and 10 nearby. All are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Services. There are two main types of ALRs, including adult care homes (ACHs) and multi-unit assisted housing facilities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Dunn

  • The Dunn area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Betsy Johnson Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Dunn has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Elderly Nutrition Program, an organization that provides healthy meals, opportunities for socialization and nutrition education to seniors, as well as one senior center.

  • There is a lively arts and culture arena for senior citizens to take part in, including trips to the General William Airborne Museum, a tour of the Poe House, reenactments at the Averasboro Battlefield and tours of the Ava Gardner Museum in nearby Smithfield.

  • Dunn has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cold winters. The average year-round temperature is usually in the high 60s or low 70s, but summer temperatures can rise well into the 90s. Winter lows are usually around 30. Dunn is also slightly wetter than most cities in the nation, as it receives approximately 46 inches of rain per year.

  • Crime is a concern in Dunn, with both property crime and violent crimes occurring more than the national average.

  • For those on a budget, Dunn has a lower cost of living rate than most cities in the state and in comparable cities throughout the United States.

Paying for Assisted Living in Dunn

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$6,200.00 Clayton
$4,500.00 Fuquay Varina
$4,400.00 Lillington
$4,280.00 Smithfield
$4,000.00 US
$3,500.00 Angier
$2,997.00 Fayetteville

Assisted Living costs in Dunn 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 Dunn 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 Dunn

While public funding does not pay for private rooms and care in ALRs, there is funding available for eligible seniors within the state. This funding is provided by the Medicaid State Plan. Eligibility is determined by the Federal Supplemental Security Income Payment and other sources of income. Families may pay an additional amount in order to receive 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 Dunn

Dunn 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 Dunn

Dunn-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.