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.