As the third-most populous county in North Carolina, Guilford County is home to just under half a million people. It has a slightly lower senior population than the national median, at 15.5%. The area has some of the most pleasant weather in the state, with hot summers and very mild winters. Located in the Piedmont Triad, Guilford County has a variety of cultural attractions, such as the International Civil Rights Center & Museum and the Weatherspoon Art Museum, which displays modern and classic works by artists from around the world.

There are dozens of assisted living communities located throughout Guilford County. They cost an average of $4,509 per month, which is higher than both the state and national averages. North Carolina doesn’t tax Social Security benefits, which may help make retirement here more affordable for seniors.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Guilford County, NC

Brighton Gardens of Greensboro

1208 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC, 27410

Brighton Gardens of Greensboro is located in a residential area in Greensboro, a short trip away from shopping plazas and Guilford College. The facility’s homey, spacious apartments include several fe … (read more)
Brighton Gardens of Greensboro is located in a residential area in Greensboro, a short trip away from shopping plazas and Guilford College. The facility’s homey, spacious apartments include several fe … (read more)

Heritage Greens

801 Meadowood St, Greensboro, NC, 27409

My mother is in Heritage Greens. She was in independent living and we had to move her to assisted living. The independent living was excellent, and there was good communication. They have the same thi … (read more)
My mother is in Heritage Greens. She was in independent living and we had to move her to assisted living. The independent living was excellent, and there was good communication. They have the same thi … (read more)

2022

Harmony at Greensboro

3420 Whitehurst Road, Greensboro, NC, 27410

We visited Harmony at Greensboro yesterday. It’s a very nice place, and the staff who gave the tour was fine. They were celebrating their one-year anniversary, and they had something going on so it wa … (read more)
We visited Harmony at Greensboro yesterday. It’s a very nice place, and the staff who gave the tour was fine. They were celebrating their one-year anniversary, and they had something going on so it wa … (read more)

Brookdale Lawndale Park

4400 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC, 27455

Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Brookdale Lawndale Park provides assisted living and memory care for seniors. The facility receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for the easy-g … (read more)
Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Brookdale Lawndale Park provides assisted living and memory care for seniors. The facility receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for the easy-g … (read more)

Brookdale Northwest Greensboro

5809 Old Oak Ridge Road, Greensboro, NC, 27410

Brookdale Northwest Greensboro provides assisted living options for seniors in beautiful Greensboro, North Carolina. Residents and their visitors praise the knowledgeable and friendly staff and the br … (read more)
Brookdale Northwest Greensboro provides assisted living options for seniors in beautiful Greensboro, North Carolina. Residents and their visitors praise the knowledgeable and friendly staff and the br … (read more)

Brookdale High Point

201 W. Hartley Drive, High Point, NC, 27265

Residents and visitors give high marks to the great, friendly staff at Brookdale High Point. This senior living facility is nestled in the heart of High Point, North Carolina. Residents and their love … (read more)
Residents and visitors give high marks to the great, friendly staff at Brookdale High Point. This senior living facility is nestled in the heart of High Point, North Carolina. Residents and their love … (read more)

Brookdale High Point North Assisted Living

1568 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC, 27265

Brookdale High Point North is an assisted living facility nestled into High Point, NC, by the Deep River area and a stone’s throw away from Oak Hollow Lake. Visitors often note that the private room … (read more)
Brookdale High Point North is an assisted living facility nestled into High Point, NC, by the Deep River area and a stone’s throw away from Oak Hollow Lake. Visitors often note that the private room … (read more)

2015

Brookdale Skeet Club

1560 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC, 27265

Brookdale Skeet Club, located in High Point, North Carolina, is a beautiful assisted living facility with a multitude of assisted living, independent living and health care services. Residents can enj … (read more)
Brookdale Skeet Club, located in High Point, North Carolina, is a beautiful assisted living facility with a multitude of assisted living, independent living and health care services. Residents can enj … (read more)

North Pointe of Archdale

303 Aldridge Rd., Archdale, NC, 27263

The tour at North Pointe of Archdale was okay. The lady who gave us the tour wasn’t very sure of herself. She couldn’t answer some of our questions, like even the cost. We didn’t like the facility. Ev … (read more)
The tour at North Pointe of Archdale was okay. The lady who gave us the tour wasn’t very sure of herself. She couldn’t answer some of our questions, like even the cost. We didn’t like the facility. Ev … (read more)

Magnolia Manor at Sedgefield

3006 W Sedgefield Drive, Greensboro, NC, 27408



Morningview at Irving Park

3200 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, 27408

Morningview at Irving Park is located in Greensboro, North Carolina, just a short drive from shops and an assortment of restaurants. Relatives of residents remark that the facility is a friendly place … (read more)
Morningview at Irving Park is located in Greensboro, North Carolina, just a short drive from shops and an assortment of restaurants. Relatives of residents remark that the facility is a friendly place … (read more)

2014

Carriage House Senior Living Community

3896 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, 27455

Carriage House Senior Living Community is tucked away in Greensboro, NC, just south of Lake Townsend. Guests enjoy activities such as bingo games, piano concerts and, especially, holiday festivities a … (read more)
Carriage House Senior Living Community is tucked away in Greensboro, NC, just south of Lake Townsend. Guests enjoy activities such as bingo games, piano concerts and, especially, holiday festivities a … (read more)

Spring Arbor of Greensboro

5125 Michaux Road, Greensboro, NC, 27410

Spring Arbor of Greensboro is located in the Laurel Park section of Greensboro in the northern part of the city. Residents and visitors appreciate that the facility successfully blends a modern feel a … (read more)
Spring Arbor of Greensboro is located in the Laurel Park section of Greensboro in the northern part of the city. Residents and visitors appreciate that the facility successfully blends a modern feel a … (read more)

Abbotswood at Irving Park

3504 Flint St., Greensboro, NC, 27405

We toured Abbotswood at Irving Park. We toured the whole facility. So the way they explained it, even with assisted living, it was the same. It just depended on the amount of care that my mom would ne … (read more)
We toured Abbotswood at Irving Park. We toured the whole facility. So the way they explained it, even with assisted living, it was the same. It just depended on the amount of care that my mom would ne … (read more)

Providence Place

1701 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC, 27262

Providence Place was extremely nice, and the staff was very nice. I really liked it there. They were very cordial and answered all my questions. It was very clean.
Providence Place was extremely nice, and the staff was very nice. I really liked it there. They were very cordial and answered all my questions. It was very clean.

Piedmont Christian Home, Inc.

1510 Deep River Road, High Point, NC, 27265

Located in High Point, North Carolina, Piedmont Christian Home, Inc. is a faith-based facility that offers full service assisted living care with the option of semi-private or private rooms. The facil … (read more)
Located in High Point, North Carolina, Piedmont Christian Home, Inc. is a faith-based facility that offers full service assisted living care with the option of semi-private or private rooms. The facil … (read more)

Clapp’s Assisted Living – CLOSED

4558 Pleasant Garden Road, Pleasant Garden, NC, 27313

Clapp’s Assisted Living in Pleasant Garden is an older facility but it’s clean. I don’t have anything bad to say about this place and it’s a small facility.
Clapp’s Assisted Living in Pleasant Garden is an older facility but it’s clean. I don’t have anything bad to say about this place and it’s a small facility.

Guilford House

5918 Netfield Rd, Greensboro, NC, 27455

Guilford House is located in the Northern Shores neighborhood of Greensboro, about seven miles north of downtown. Residents and visitors appreciate the attention and care shown by the staff members an … (read more)
Guilford House is located in the Northern Shores neighborhood of Greensboro, about seven miles north of downtown. Residents and visitors appreciate the attention and care shown by the staff members an … (read more)

Westchester Harbour at Providence Place

630 Whittier Avenue, High Point, NC, 27262

My aunt and uncle moved into Westchester Harbour and seem to be adjusting well. She has therapy, and people come in and hold services, and sing. The staff was very helpful, and I’ve been very pleased … (read more)
My aunt and uncle moved into Westchester Harbour and seem to be adjusting well. She has therapy, and people come in and hold services, and sing. The staff was very helpful, and I’ve been very pleased … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Guilford County

Assisted living in Greensboro costs an average of $4,509 per month, according to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, so seniors across Guilford County can expect to pay a similar amount for this level of care. This monthly rate is higher than the state average of $3,800. Assisted living in Guilford County is also more expensive than the national average of $4,300 per month.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living prices elsewhere in the state vary widely. In the capital city of Raleigh, assisted living costs $4,800 per month. Costs in nearby Burlington are much lower, at $2,850. Jacksonville has the lowest assisted living prices in the state, averaging $2,645, which is $1,864 per month more affordable than what seniors pay in Guilford County. In the center of the state, costs in Fayetteville average $3,500. The rate in Greenville is much closer to the state average, at $3,900. The coastal city of Wilmington has the highest average assisted living cost in the state, at $5,877 per month, which is $1,368 higher than in Guilford County. In the state’s western corner, Asheville has a much lower average assisted living cost at $2,750 per month.

$4509

Guilford County/Greensboro

$3800

North Carolina

$4300

The United States

$2645

Jacksonville

$2750

Asheville

$2850

Burlington

$3500

Fayetteville

$3900

Greenville

$4800

Raleigh

$5877

Wilmington

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Guilford County

Financial assistance is available to eligible seniors who require help paying for an ALR. The state has three waiver programs available through Medicaid: the CAP/ DA Medicaid Waiver, the Adult Care Home Assistance and the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care option. There is also a supplemental SSI program available to North Carolina residents.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Guilford County

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 Guilford County

ResourceContact Service
Senior Resources of Guilford(336) 373-4816This Area Agency on Aging provides services that promote health and wellness in the local senior population These range from mental health support to Medicare and benefits counseling. Specialized community programs are available for refugee and LGBT seniors, and a variety of volunteer opportunities are available to help older adults stay active and social. The AAA also offers adult protective services, a transportation initiative and free assistance with filing taxes.
Greensboro Vet Center(336) 323-2660Operated by the federal Veterans Administration, the local Vet Center offers financial and medical support to service members. Veterans can apply for financial benefits through the VA that may help them pay for assisted living services, such as pensions, disability compensation and the Aid and Attendance or Housebound Allowance. Group and individual mental health services are available through the VA system, as are hospital, pharmaceutical and laboratory services.
Roy B. Culler Jr. Senior Center(336) 883-3584This senior center has a computer lab, a games room and a crafting workshop. Area seniors are welcome to take part in exercise classes, arts and crafts, cultural events and special interest clubs. Day trips and holiday celebrations offer a chance for seniors to socialize and meet new friends. Members can also access a variety of health and wellness programs and educational guest lectures.
Legal Aid of North Carolina(866) 219-5262This nonprofit law firm operates a self-help resource center where seniors can find information on consumer rights, will creation and small claims issues. Pro-bono attorneys can help seniors access government benefits and address predatory debt collection practices. A specialized veteran service project works to ensure that all eligible former service members have access to benefits and entitlement programs.
Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro(336) 378-0766The Shepherd’s Center provides a variety of programs for older adults. A senior travel club offers a chance for older adults to visit a variety of destinations. The center also has a Shepherd’s Wheels program that connects volunteers with seniors in need of transportation to errands and events. Technology classes are available at the computer center, and a lecture series covers a wide range of topics relevant to seniors.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Guilford County

Guilford County-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Guilford County