14 Assisted Living Facilities near Hickory, NC

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hickory, NC

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Brookdale Falling Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
910 29th Avenue North East, Hickory, NC 28601
"What I love about Brookdale Falling Creek is that they have a door through which the patients cannot get out and wander off. The staff is very friendly, and the place is very clean. The food seems..." More

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Brookdale Hickory Northeast

Provides: Assisted Living
2530 16th Street NE, Hickory, NC 28601
"I liked Hickory Manor (Brookdale Hickory Northeast). It was very nice. It was more laid back and more quiet; it was a place I thought my mama would be more comfortable in. They were doing some..." More

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Lutheran Home - Hickory

Provides: Assisted Living
1265 21 ST NE, Hickory, NC 28601

Springs of Catawba

Provides: Assisted Living
2010 29th Avenue Drive Ne, Hickory, NC 28601
"Wonderful caring community. Feels like home." More

Kingston Residence of Hickory

Provides: Assisted Living
904 Second Street NE,, Hickory, NC 28601
"Kingston is a wonderful option for senior living. The rooms are apartment style and are very nice, the staff are attentive and kind, and the residents seem genuinely happy. Their dining room area..." More

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Cambridge House

Provides: Assisted Living
114 Tenth Street NE, Hildebran, NC 28637
"Cambridge House was very nice. My mom was there for three years before she passed away, and they did an excellent job with her. It’s a lock down facility, and most of the rooms are semi-private...." More

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Catawba Valley Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4174 Shook, Conover, NC 28613
"My Father has lived there for many years. I have found it to be a wonderful experience for him as well as myself. The staff - from the housekeeper to the administrator all show genuine caring and..." More

Shaire Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1450 Shaire Center Dr, Lenoir, NC 28645
"I have frequented this facility for the last 4 weeks at all different hours and never been in any facility that was cleaner or been taken care of better than this one. The property is beautiful and..." More

Carillon Assisted Living of Newton

Provides: Assisted Living
1088 Radio Station Road, Newton, NC 28658
"Loving care by a well-trained staff, and the lovely, spotlessly clean environment make this a wonderful place to live. " More

Brockford Inn Assisted Living Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
56 N Highland Ave, Granite Falls, NC 28630
"this nursing home was very clean. The nurses were very rude, when i tried to see my grandmother they prevented me from doing so. The food i saw them feeding the residents looked gross. The overall..." More

Austin Adult Care

Provides: Assisted Living
511 Bumgarner Industrial Dr SW, Conover, NC 28613
"My friend has stayed at Austin several times and I have visited there many times. The staff is friendly and helpful. There are no foul odors and that impressed me. My friend says that the food..." More

Heritage Care Of Conover

Provides: Assisted Living
3430 Lester Street, Conover, NC 28613

Piedmont Village At Newton

Provides: Assisted Living
1345 Chapman Lane, Newton, NC 28658

The Alberta House

Provides: Assisted Living
807 4Th St. Sw, Conover, NC 28613

Assisted Living near Hickory, NC

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hickory

  • Review of Brookdale Falling Creek

    Interactions with head administration was not professional. Poor and unexceptionable response or followup on concerns for resident's care and safety. Some staff were qualified and performed duties ... Read more

    Ms. Elm
  • Review of Kingston Residence of Hickory

    Kingston is a wonderful option for senior living. The rooms are apartment style and are very nice, the staff are attentive and kind, and the residents seem genuinely happy. Their dining room area i... Read more

    KB21
  • Review of Kingston Residence of Hickory

    I looked at a lot of AL's in Hickory and this is by far the best. The first thing I noticed was how welcoming everyone was! My mother was hesitant at first, but now when she comes to stay with me... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hickory

Hickory, North Carolina, is home to the Hickory Aviation Museum, which preserves and displays artifacts from the Golden Age of aviation. In addition to history, seniors can explore the arts, shop, dine and choose from five Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) within city limits, and 21 in the surrounding area. ALFs within the state of North Carolina provide medication management, personal care services and 24-hour supervision to seniors in a group residential setting. The facilities are referred to by the state as Adult Care Homes and are licensed by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation (NCDHHS).

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hickory

  • Hickory is home to a four-season climate with mild summers that yield an average high of 88 degrees, and cold winters that average a low of 28 degrees. There is only five inches of annual snowfall, so seniors may still be active all year round.

  • Hickory’s crime rate is higher than the national average, at 43.8 out of 100 (1 being the safest), compared to the U.S. average of 31.1. The property crime is rated at 70.6, which is quite a bit higher than the U.S. average of 38.1.

  • Seniors have ample opportunity for getting around in Hickory. Access to the Greenway Public Transportation system at reduces rates allows seniors to get out and shop, dine, or go to doctor’s appointments throughout the city.

  • Seniors may find that they can more easily save up for entertainment due to the cost of living in Hickory being 12 percent lower than the U.S. average.

  • Hickory is a city full of art and history, and seniors can experience it all at the Hickory Museum of Art free of charge. Some may enjoy a visit to the Greenroom Community Theatre which hosts plays all year round and offers a discount for seniors.

  • The Hickory area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Catawba Valley Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Hickory

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$4,000.00 US
$2,760.00 Lenoir
$2,572.00 Hickory

Assisted Living costs in Hickory start around $2,572 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 Hickory 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 Hickory

North Carolina Medicaid is available for qualified low-income seniors and can assist in covering the costs of assisted living facilities. In addition to this program, the State-County Special Assistance program may be available to eligible seniors who do not have Medicaid.

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

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 Hickory

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hickory

Hickory-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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