Assisted Living in Goldsboro

28 Communities

Brookdale Country Day Road

380 County Day Road, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
9 reviews
Brookdale Country Day Road is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina, home of the Wayne County Museum, Herman Park and A Secret Garden Winery. Residents and their loved ones note the various sizes of spacious apartments available and the cleanliness of the facility. They describe the staff members as helpful and caring and the food as delicious. They also note the many activities provided for residents such as church services, arts and crafts and dessert socials. Guest musician... (read more)
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Brookdale Berkeley Boulevard

1800 Berkeley Boulevard, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
4 reviews
Brookdale Berkeley Boulevard is located in a well-connected neighborhood minutes from shops, restaurants and the Wayne UNC Health Care general hospital. The community serves three daily chef-prepared meals and offers an assortment of snacks around the clock. A salon, therapy room and whirlpool spa are accessible to all residents. The facility has a covered porch, courtyard and garden area that are active during the warm season. The facility organizes educational classes, off-... (read more)
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Somerset Court of Goldsboro

603 Lockhaven Ct, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
1 review
Located in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Somerset Court of Goldsboro provides convenient access to U.S. Routes 13 and 70 and is just moments from Wayne UNC Health Care. Residents appreciate the facility's dining area, where they can partake in three meals daily. Snacks are also available. According to family members, the community offers a variety of activities such as bingo, puzzles and religious services. Private rooms or companion suites are available, and all rooms have bath... (read more)
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Woodard's Retirement Village

1019 Royall Avenue, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
1 review
Caring88655450: "My mother is living in Woodard's Retirement Village. They seem to be taking good care of my mother. It is clean and neat. There are always at least two attendants where my mother is. She has dementia, and it has gotten bad, and they seem to be doing a good job taking care of her. I have been there several times, at several meals, and the food seems adequate. There seems to be a good variety, a good menu. "
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Goldsboro Assisted Living & Alzheimer's Care

2201 Royale Ave, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
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Sutton'S Retirement Center

4258 Hwy 13 North, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
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ReNu Life

501 Forest Hill Drive, Goldsboro, NC
$$$$
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Brookdale Smithfield

830 Berkshire Road, Smithfield, NC
$$$$
16 reviews
Brookdale Smithfield is located in the heart of Smithfield, North Carolina, home to the Ava Gardner Museum, Smithfield Community Park and Hinnant Farms Vineyard and Winery. The facility receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for its cleanliness, location and beautiful decor. They note that the food served in the dining room is good and the staff members are accommodating and attentive. They also note the many activities available to keep residents active such... (read more)
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Meadowview Assisted Living

250 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, NC
$$$$
10 reviews
Meadowview Assisted Living is located in the suburbs of Smithfield, North Carolina, near the Ava Gardner Museum and the Carolina Premium Outlets. Relatives choose the facility for their loved ones due to the friendly staff, comfortable accommodations and convenient location. The facility has spacious private and semi-private rooms and several comfortable, inviting common areas, including a large porch lined with rocking chairs. Family members report that the activities direct... (read more)
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Lenoir Assisted Living

2773 Pinewood Home Drive, Pink Hill, NC
$$$$
6 reviews
Lenoir Assisted Living is nestled in Pink Hill, North Carolina. It’s located on Pinewood Home Drive near Highway 11, Family Dollar and Southern Pharmacy Services. Visitors commend the friendly staff, say the grounds are neat and clean and praise the spacious dining room. Activities offered include arts and crafts, music and cooking. There’s an on-site beauty and barber shop and a garden and patio area for outdoor relaxation. Lenoir Assisted Living has one-bedroom apartments a... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 28 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Goldsboro is $3,180 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Goldsboro

Goldsboro, N.C., is accredited by the Main Street America program for working toward developing a vibrant downtown community. Seniors can explore the historic downtown area and enjoy the local culture whether dining or shopping. Seniors in the Goldsboro area, which is about 55 miles from Raleigh, also have many options when choosing an assisted living facility (ALF). There are seven in Goldsboro, and an additional 21 located nearby. These facilities are known as Adult Care Homes (ACHs) in North Carolina, and are defined as residences that provide 24-hour support and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) in addition to medication management. The governance of ACHs is the responsibility of the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Goldsboro

  • Seniors in Goldsboro enjoy a cost of living that is 9.6 percent lower than the national average. This could help seniors on a budget afford better quality care.

  • Violent crime in Goldsboro is very high at 81.6 out of 100 (1 being the safest), compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is also high at 76.1 versus the U. S. average of 38.1. Seniors and their loved ones may feel uneasy living in or visiting this area.

  • Goldsboro enjoys all four seasons, with a high of 90 degrees in July and a low of 32 degrees in January. The annual snowfall of 26 inches may reduce mobility for some seniors during winter.

  • The Goldsboro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Wayne Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Seniors can schedule van transportation with Ride GWTA when they need to go shopping, or to a doctor's appointment. There is no bus service in the area.

  • Seniors’ social security is not taxed in North Carolina. This may enable seniors to add to their savings.


Paying for Assisted Living in Goldsboro

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$6,200.00 Clayton
$4,280.00 Smithfield
$4,000.00 US
$3,890.00 Wilson
$3,180.00 Goldsboro
$1,850.00 Kinston

Assisted Living costs in Goldsboro start around $3,180 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 Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro

Senior recipients of North Carolina Medicaid are entitled to receive financial aid coverage for assisted living costs. The Personal Care Services program and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver are available for qualified seniors. The non-Medicaid Special Assistance (SA) Program is for eligible seniors to help cover long-term care related costs.

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 Goldsboro

Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro

Goldsboro-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.