Assisted Living in Goldsboro
Brookdale Country Day Road380 County Day Road, Goldsboro, NC
Brookdale Berkeley Boulevard1800 Berkeley Boulevard, Goldsboro, NC
Somerset Court of Goldsboro603 Lockhaven Ct, Goldsboro, NC
Woodard's Retirement Village1019 Royall Avenue, Goldsboro, NC
Goldsboro Assisted Living & Alzheimer's Care2201 Royale Ave, Goldsboro, NC
Sutton'S Retirement Center4258 Hwy 13 North, Goldsboro, NC
ReNu Life501 Forest Hill Drive, Goldsboro, NC
Brookdale Smithfield830 Berkshire Road, Smithfield, NC
Meadowview Assisted Living250 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, NC
Lenoir Assisted Living2773 Pinewood Home Drive, Pink Hill, NC
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
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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.