5 Assisted Living Facilities near Hampstead, NC
Also serving communities of Holly Ridge.
There are 5 Assisted Living Facilities in the Hampstead area, with 2 in Hampstead and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Hampstead is $3,331 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,595. Cheaper nearby regions include Wilmington with an average starting cost of $2,835.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Hampstead. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Hampstead 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wallace with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hampstead, NC
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hampstead
Hampstead is a small community in Pender County, North Carolina, with about 4,100 residents, 700 of whom are age 65 and older. Due to its clean air, the community may be a good option for seniors seeking assisted living options, particularly those who have conditions like COPD or heart disease. On a 100-point health index, Hampstead's air quality is rated 79, which is about 20 points higher than the national average.
In Hampstead, assisted living facilities provide seniors with housing, meals and assistance with their activities of daily living. These facilities, which are officially called assisted living residences, are licensed through the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation. Hampstead seniors have two facilities within the city to choose from, and two more in nearby Wilmington and Holly Ridge.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hampstead
- Hampstead is a relatively costly place to live, which may be a consideration for seniors with restrictive assisted living budgets. On a cost of living index based on a national average of 100, the community's overall cost of living is rated 111.7.
- Property crime is more prevalent in Hampstead than in an average U.S. city, but the community's violent crime rate is a little lower than the national median, which may provide peace of mind for seniors. On a 100-point crime index where the national average for violent crime is 22.7, and property crime is 35.4, the community's respective rates are 19.1 and 52.1.
Year-round comfort in Hampstead is rated 7.4 out of 10, indicating that this community is more comfortable than many U.S. cities. Over the course of the year, temperatures range between 31 and 90 degrees, and the area receives just an inch of snowfall. This may make it suitable for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors throughout the year.
- Seniors pay a flat state income tax rate on almost all types of retirement income, except Social Security benefits, which are exempt. This could leave more money in budget for assisted living expenses.
- The Hampstead area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hampstead Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Pas-Tran provides public transportation services for shopping, medical appointments and other errands to Hampstead residents who are 65 or older. To schedule a ride, reservations must be made 48 hours in advance.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Hampstead
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Hampstead start around $3,253 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 Hampstead 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 Hampstead
Low-income seniors in Hampstead may have their assisted living services covered by NC Medicaid.
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 Hampstead
Hampstead 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 Hampstead, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hampstead
Hampstead-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hampstead
Review of Stonebridge Assisted Living & Memory Care
I visited Stonebridge Assisted Living & Memory Care and I loved the location. The place was nice. The director, Erin, was very thorough and professional. More importantly, the place was very, v... Read more
Review of Arbor Landing at Hampstead
We went to Arbor Landing at Hampstead. I was impressed that they are going to review or talk to my friend and find out at what level she needs to be placed before we do it. It was very clean and ve... Read more
Review of Stonebridge Assisted Living & Memory Care
I had an in-person tour of Stonebridge Assisted Living & Memory Care. The staff seemed very caring, personable, and thorough. The lady who was mopping the floor and the lady who was giving the ... Read more