High Point, North Carolina, is a large city in the Piedmont region near Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Seniors aged 65 or older comprise 14.7% of its 114,059 residents. High Point is an excellent spot for seniors to retire. It has a low cost of living, has many arts and entertainment venues and is considered one of the more pleasant places to live in North Carolina.

Assisted living is an excellent solution for active seniors who require help with some activities of daily living such as laundry, grooming, or preparing meals. Any senior who needs constant help with these activities and medical assistance may require nursing care, rather than assisted living. Seniors who choose assisted living in the High Point area pay a monthly average of $4,509, according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, which is significantly higher than the state average.

This guide examines the costs of assisted living in High Point and nearby communities. It looks at the benefits and the drawbacks for seniors living in the community. Finally, the guide discusses several free local resources that support seniors in several key areas.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in High Point, NC

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)

Providence Place

1701 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC, 27262

The rooms at Providence Place were very nice, they were large and very clean. The different folks there that I’ve spoken to all had positive comments about living there. The grounds were clean and nea … (read more)
The rooms at Providence Place were very nice, they were large and very clean. The different folks there that I’ve spoken to all had positive comments about living there. The grounds were clean and nea … (read more)

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)

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)

Agape Homes of High Point

211 West Lexington Avenue, #103, High Point, NC, 27262

Agape Homes of High Point is an assisted living facility located in High Point, North Carolina. The community is located close to excellent health and shopping facilities, and its assisted living prog … (read more)
Agape Homes of High Point is an assisted living facility located in High Point, North Carolina. The community is located close to excellent health and shopping facilities, and its assisted living prog … (read more)

Oakview Assisted Living Center

306 Oakview Road, High Point, NC, 27265

Oakview Assisted Living Center is situated in the beautiful hillsides of High Point, North Carolina, and offers assisted living services to seniors. This facility receives positive reviews from reside … (read more)
Oakview Assisted Living Center is situated in the beautiful hillsides of High Point, North Carolina, and offers assisted living services to seniors. This facility receives positive reviews from reside … (read more)

Elm Villa

1915 South Elm Street, High Point, NC, 27260


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)

2017, 2019

The Perryman House

902 Kenreed Dr. , Thomasville, NC, 27360

One-on-one care exemplifies the love and attention provided by the staff at The Perryman House in Thomasville, North Carolina. In addition to bright, comfortable rooms, the facility uses the services … (read more)
One-on-one care exemplifies the love and attention provided by the staff at The Perryman House in Thomasville, North Carolina. In addition to bright, comfortable rooms, the facility uses the services … (read more)

2019

The Lyman House

900 Kenreed Dr, Thomasville, NC, 27360

Lyman House provides gentle, loving, individualized care. The care giver/resident ratio far exceeds other facilities, giving much more personal quality care. The webcam is also very reassuring for f … (read more)
Lyman House provides gentle, loving, individualized care. The care giver/resident ratio far exceeds other facilities, giving much more personal quality care. The webcam is also very reassuring for f … (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


2019

The Clinard House – CLOSED

108 Kathland Avenue, Thomasville, NC, 27360

The best staff on the planet
The best staff on the planet

Piedmont Crossing

100 HEDRICK DR, Thomasville, NC, 27360


Spring Arbor of Thomasville

915 W Cooksey Drive, Thomasville, NC, 27360

My parents will be moving into Spring Arbor of Thomasville next Monday. It’s close to our home and all the other places we looked at were dirty. This one has more staff to resident ratio than a lot of … (read more)
My parents will be moving into Spring Arbor of Thomasville next Monday. It’s close to our home and all the other places we looked at were dirty. This one has more staff to resident ratio than a lot of … (read more)

Choice Connections

2108 Priya Street, Thomasville, NC, 27360

Located on 2108 Priya St, this facility is not much to look at when you first pull up but looks can be deceiving. I walked in and spoke with the receptionist and see if I could get a tour of the groun … (read more)
Located on 2108 Priya St, this facility is not much to look at when you first pull up but looks can be deceiving. I walked in and spoke with the receptionist and see if I could get a tour of the groun … (read more)

Holden Heights

1915 Boulevard Street, Greensboro, NC, 27407

Holden Heights is an assisted living and dedicated memory care community located in Greensboro, North Carolina, near the I-40 and a mix of shops and restaurants. Visitors describe the facility as havi … (read more)
Holden Heights is an assisted living and dedicated memory care community located in Greensboro, North Carolina, near the I-40 and a mix of shops and restaurants. Visitors describe the facility as havi … (read more)

Alpha Concord of Greensboro

3301 Gar Place, Greensboro, NC, 27406

I want to thank the staff for the love and care you have showed my mother for the last 8 years.
I want to thank the staff for the love and care you have showed my mother for the last 8 years.

What to Consider About Assisted Living in High Point

There are two separate categories of assisted living residences in North Carolina: assisted care homes and multi-assisted housing with services. Each type of facility must comply with the appropriate regulations. The Division of Health Services Regulation (DHSR) works under the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This body regulates assisted-living facilities in North Carolina and High Point.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in High Point

  • High Point’s cost of living is slightly more than 18 points below the national average. The cost of health care is 12 points above the national average, but the lower cost-of-living helps offset the difference in prices.
  • The state government does not tax Social Security income in North Carolina but taxes it when a senior withdraws Social Security funds. Low-income seniors and veterans may be eligible for tax exemption on their properties.
  • Seniors who can’t drive but need medical rides can contact Senior Wheels at 336-884-4816 in High Point. Rides need to be scheduled a week in advance and must occur during regular working hours working hours Monday-Friday but there is no charge. However, donations are accepted.
  • High Point receives about seven more inches of rain than the national average of 38 inches but has 12 sunny days more than the national average of 205 days. It only receives 5 inches of snow a year. It scores 7.6 on the Best Places Comfort Index, making it one of the most pleasant places to live in the state.
  • The community has excellent water quality, scoring 20 points above the national average of 55. Air quality is average, three points below the national average of 58.
  • Seniors don’t have to look hard to find a physician in High Point. The community has 222 physicians per 100,000 residents. That’s 12 physicians per 100,000 above the national average.
  • Property crime is a problem in High Point, almost 15 points above the national average of 35.4. However, the violent crime rate is only one point about the national average of 22.7.

Paying for Assisted Living in High Point

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, seniors will pay a monthly average of $4,509 for assisted living in High Point. That’s about $700 a month more than the state average of $3,800 and about $200 more than the national average of $4,300 a month.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

When looking at assisted living costs in other large cities in North Carolina, High Point compares favorably. Raleigh, the state capital, is $4,800 a month, roughly $300 extra. Charlotte, in the south of the state, is $4,649. Near North Carolina’s popular tourist area, Wilmington is $5,877 a month, approximately $1,300 extra. However, Fayetteville has a monthly average cost of $3,500, about $1,000 below High Point.

$4509

High Point

$3800

North Carolina

$4300

The United States

$4649

Charlotte

$3500

Fayetteville

$4800

Raleigh

$5877

Wilmington

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Assisted Living is not the only care option for seniors in High Point. Home care, which provides services for seniors who wish to age in place, costs $3,956 a month. Like home care but with medical services, home health care is $4,004 a month. Adult daycare is the least expensive option at $1,278 a month. Living in a semiprivate room in a nursing facility will cost $7,695 a month.

$4509

Homemaker Services

$3956

Home Health Aide

$1278

Adult Day Health Care

$4004

Assisted Living Facility

$7695

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

Note: Data for High Point was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Greensboro, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in High Point

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

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities 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 High Point

Whether residing in an assisted living facility or aging in place, many seniors live on fixed incomes. Therefore, free resources available in their communities can contribute a lot to their comfort, independence and security. Wellness programs, transportation and health care counseling are a few available resources.

RESOURCE

CONTACT

SERVICE

(919) 855-3400

Long-term care ombudsmen provide various services for seniors in assisted living facilities. They act as advocates for seniors in conflicts with the long-term care facilities. They answer seniors' questions about their long-term care options and offer guidance on selecting a long-term care facility and provide information about specific ones. Ombudsmen also advocate for seniors on long-term care issues with lawmakers.

(336) 883-3584

The center acts as a gathering place for seniors in the High Point community. It offers arts and crafts, daily congregate meals, club meetings, holiday celebrations, health screenings, movies and cultural events, to name a few. The center also works with AARP to provide free tax assistance for seniors.

(844) 624-8387

Senior veterans, their spouses or survivors who need assisted living may be eligible to reside at one of the four veterans’ homes operated by the DMVA in North Carolina. These homes provide comfort and security and stress personal choice. If no beds are available, the DMVA will help seniors find a place in other assisted living facilities.

(800) 662-7030

The department wants to help seniors live as securely and independently as possible. Financial assistance is available for low-income seniors to help pay for room and board in long-term care. The division acts as the primary coordinator for Area Agencies on Aging, which work with seniors across the state

(855) 408-1212

SHIIP counselors provide free, impartial and confidential counseling to Medicaid eligible seniors and caregivers about the various parts of Medicaid, such as selecting a Part D Prescription Drug Plan or if it's a better idea to use a Medicaid Advantage Plan. SHIIP counselors can also help seniors find resources that will assist pay for prescription drug care plans and other aspects of Medicare.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in High Point

High Point-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 North Carolina