15 Assisted Living Facilities near Gastonia, NC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Gastonia, NC

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Brookdale Union

Provides: Assisted Living
1717 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
"Brookdale Union has had its ups and downs, however the new management team has proved better days are arising. The residents seem happier than before, they are engaging in more daily activities and..." More

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Brookdale New Hope

Provides: Assisted Living
1680 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
"At Brookdale Place New Hope, my brother is only a mile from my house. We have seen the place for many years on the corner, and it is a pretty place. The final thing was they gave us a better deal..." More

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Brookdale Robinwood

Provides: Assisted Living
1750 Robinwood Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
"Brookdale Robinwood is great. My sister is very happy there. They take very good care of her. The staff is great. We've had nothing but positive experiences there. She doesn't have any problem with..." More

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Morningside of Gastonia

Provides: Assisted Living
2755 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
"Morningside of Gastonia was lovely. I didn't have any complaints while we were there. The rooms were absolutely lovely. You can decorate them however you want to. The showers were enormous. I..." More

Terrace Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1251 E Hudson Boulevard, Gastonia, NC 28054
"This is the finest assisted living facility in Gaston County. Their staff and management is top-notch. I read the previous review and really don't buy it! The staff treat the residents as family..." More

Rosewood Rest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
721 N Marietta Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
"I dropped by at Rosewood Rest Home late evening and I could not find anybody on the floor to give my husband his night medicine. There were supposed to be two people at night time, but they..." More

Heritage Oaks Assisted Livinv

Provides: Assisted Living
916 S Marietta Street, Gastonia, NC 28054
"Heritage Oaks was very depressing, very dark, and very close. It wasn't an open, spacious place, and it was not very big for the number of people they had. It was not well lighted at all, and the..." More

Wellington House

Provides: Assisted Living
850 Majestic Court, Gastonia, NC 28054

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Elmcroft of Cramerton

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Cramer Mountain Rd, Cramerton, NC 28032
"Situated in beautiful Cramerton, our vibrant assisted living community offers picturesque views from atop Cramer Mountain and is conveniently close to both Charlotte and Gastonia. Elmcroft of..." More
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Lake Wylie

Provides: Assisted Living
4877 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC 29710
"I really like Lake Wylie. It would be my first choice. The staff there was just topnotch. The rooms they showed me were like a nice hotel. I was very impressed. My mother has MS and she's in a..." More

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Summit Place of Kings Mountain

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 Phifer Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
"The tour we had at Summit Place of Kings Mountain was great and the community was incredible. The staff member was also super nice and friendly. It would have been great had it been in our price..." More

Stanley Total Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
514 Old Mt. Holly Road, Stanley, NC 28164
"This is in the town of Stanley, and it's called Stanley Total Living Center. They are excellent. I would have put him there, but they didn't have any rooms available. I would have liked to put him..." More

Country Time Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
602 Brevard Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
"My mom has been at Country Time in for 3 weeks and I have seen the most positive changes in her. She is laughing and making friends and is actually happy, which makes me very happy! She has..." More

Woodlawn Haven

Provides: Assisted Living
301 Craig Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120

Kings Mountain Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
115 Ferguson Drive, Kings Mountain, NC 28086

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gastonia

    Gastonia is a small town that’s just 20 minutes from downtown Charlotte. There’s access to the Catawba River, for those who like to fish, and the shopping district includes antique markets, consignments shops and the Barnyard Flea Market in nearby Dallas. There are eight assisted living facilities in Gastonia and 56 more nearby in places like Kings Mountain, Cramerton and Lake Wylie.

    Assisted living facilities in Gastonia and the rest of the state are called assisted living residences (ALRs) and they are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Services. There are two types of ALRs for seniors to choose from, including adult care homes (ACHs) and multi-unit assisted housing with service facilities. Family care homes are those with two to six residents, while ACHs have seven or more.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Gastonia

    • The Gastonia area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the CaroMont Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Gastonia has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Gaston County Senior Center, an organization that provides exercise, classes and special services like tax preparation, as well as at least three senior centers.

    • Seniors with transportation needs can find assistance through the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services. The service provides rides to and from doctor’s appointments and for various errands.

    • The cost of living index is based on the United States average of 100. IN Gastonia, the cost of living is ranked 86, which is lower than the state and national average. This makes Gastonia an excellent place for those trying to live within a budget.

    • Like other cities within North Carolina, Gastonia experiences four distinct seasons. Summers are typically hot and humid with the average high in July around 89, Winters are cold with the average January low around 30. Gastonia gets about 2 inches of snow per year and around 44 inches of rain.

    • Crime in Gastonia is higher than the national average when comparing to comparable cities. On a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), Gastonia ranked 57 in violent crime and 64.8 with property crime.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Gastonia

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in North Carolina

    $4,036.00 Charlotte
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,633.00 Huntersville
    $3,400.00 Kings Mountain
    $3,261.00 Gastonia
    $3,215.00 Shelby

    Assisted Living costs in Gastonia start around $3,261 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 Gastonia 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 Gastonia

    Eligible seniors who need help paying for personal care in an ALR can apply for assistance through the Medicaid State Fund. This fund generally pays for semi-private rooms, but families may supplement the aid in order to request a private room or apartment. 

    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 Gastonia

    Gastonia 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 Gastonia, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Gastonia

    Gastonia-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 Gastonia, NC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Gastonia

    • Review of Brookdale Union

      My dad's room at Brookdale Union was nice, it was a standard room and not very big at all. But he has a bathroom that he shared with a roommate, twin-sized beds, and nothing fancy about it. The sta... Read more

      Kristine
    • Review of Brookdale Union

      Brookdale Union has had its ups and downs, however the new management team has proved better days are arising. The residents seem happier than before, they are engaging in more daily activities and... Read more

      Honesty2
    • Review of Brookdale Robinwood

      Brookdale Robinwood is a good place and I'm very happy with the service we're receiving. They're very considerate of what she needs and wants. It's a very clean place and it has everything you need... Read more

      Reviewer#JE05262019c
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