Assisted Living in Kernersville

20 Communities

Kerner Ridge Assisted Living

250 Hopkins Road, Kernersville, NC
$$$$
7 reviews
Jim114136150: "Everybody seemed friendly and nice at Kerner Ridge. The place was clean. "
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Shuler Health Care Assisted Living

250 Pitts St, Kernersville, NC
$$$$
3 reviews
Paul: "We liked Shuler Health Care. They're more for people who can pretty much do stuff on their own or those who need minimal help. They have two-person suites. The food smelled really good. The staff who showed us around was great and explained everything."
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Creekside Manor

6206 Reidsville Road, Kernersville, NC
$$$$
1 review
Tim14: "The rooms at Creekside Manor are just right for my father. The staff are friendly and the managers are helpful. I like that the facility was clean and well run. The food is also very good. "
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Bradford Village West

602 Piney Grove Road, Kernersville, NC
$$$$
3 reviews
Paul: "My father-in-law moved into Bradford Village West. It's pretty good. They got him in when I needed to get him in. The price is not too bad and is somewhat affordable. His room is not bad and they furnished a bed, a dresser, and a little entertainment center, and they provide cable. He has an adjoined bathroom which he shares with another room. The food looks alright and my father-in-law seems to like it. They try to keep them engaged with bingo and movie nights. The staff ha... (read more)
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Memory Care of the Triad

413 North Main Street, Kernersville, NC
$$$$
2 reviews
MichiganRN: "Horrible! Rate is supposed to include two meals per day plus housekeeping. Housekeeping does not show up, meals are bad. Beans and cornbread is not a meal. No meals served on Holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving. They solicit residents for cash for activities and for staff if you want extra care.. All cash of course. The manager Dawn is a disgrace showing up to functions with short shorts, cleavage and tattoos! Not acceptable for a senior care facility. Moved our moth... (read more)
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Brighton Gardens of Greensboro

1208 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC
$$$$
35 reviews
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 features that residents admire, such as kitchenettes, bathrooms and walk-in closets. Residents and visitors think highly of the facility's activities director and enjoy the range of enriching activities offered, which include live entertainment, baking, movie nights, visits from th... (read more)
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Brookdale Skeet Club

1560 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC
$$$$
10 reviews
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 enjoy private or semi-private apartments that offer amenities such as cable and in-room kitchenettes. Residents mention the delicious food prepared by their culinary chef, and they have access to a beauty and barber shop on the grounds. There are many activities including fitness pr... (read more)
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Brookdale High Point

201 W. Hartley Drive, High Point, NC
$$$$
13 reviews
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 loved ones also praise the facility for the activities available such as art classes, sing-a-longs and bingo. Residents can sit with a book in the on-site library or chat with friends on the facility's large porch for relaxation. To keep everyone looking their best, the com... (read more)
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Brookdale High Point North

1568 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC
$$$$
14 reviews
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 rooms are spacious, and the staff is always attentive and friendly. Residents enjoy the large dining hall and stepping outside for a breath of fresh air in the garden and patio area. They also appreciate the on-campus amenities which include a barber shop and common television rooms wh... (read more)
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Brookdale Northwest Greensboro

5809 Old Oak Ridge Road, Greensboro, NC
$$$$
12 reviews
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 bright atmosphere of the facility. They also appreciate the spacious rooms and tasty food served in the dining area. Residents are kept busy and active with activities such as bingo, dancing and piano playing. Some amenities include a relaxing garden and patio area, a beauty and ba... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 20 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Kernersville is $3,275 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kernersville

Kernersville is considered one of the best places to retire in Forsyth County, North Carolina. Located approximately 30 minutes east of Winston-Salem, Kernersville is a town with lovely public parks for afternoon walks and a lively business district for seniors who enjoy shopping and eating out.

For those looking for an assisted living facility for help with daily living tasks, there are 59 assisted living facilities in the area, including five in downtown Kernersville. Regulated by the North Carolina Division and Health Service Regulation, these facilities provide medication administration, help with grooming, housekeeping and meals.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kernersville

  • The Kernersville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Kernersville Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Kernersville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Shepherds Center of Kernersville, an organization that helps enrich the lives of seniors in the area as well as one senior center.
  • The Winston-Salem Transit Authority provides a fixed-route service for seniors to and from medical appointments and for errands in the area. The Kernersville Senior Shuttle also runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • The crime rate in Kernersville is 83 percent higher than the national average. Seniors have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime, which makes safety a concern for those living in the area.
  • The cost of living in Kernersville is 93.7, which is lower than the state average of 96 and the national average of 100. Seniors can save more of their money after purchasing groceries and other necessities. 
  • Kernersville experiences four very distinct seasons throughout the year, which is ideal for seniors who enjoy both the sun and a little bit of snow. Summer highs are around 88 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter lows are around 29. The city gets about five inches of snow per year.


Paying for Assisted Living in Kernersville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$6,000.00 Thomasville
$4,000.00 US
$3,895.00 King
$3,695.00 Clemmons
$3,607.00 Winston Salem
$3,275.00 Kernersville
$2,860.00 High Point
$2,790.00 Greensboro

Assisted Living costs in Kernersville start around $3,275 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 Kernersville 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 Kernersville

Although assistance is not provided for private rooms, the Medicaid State Plan wavier program offers help paying for semi-private facilities for seniors who qualify. Eligibility for the waiver is determined by an individual's income, which includes the Federal Supplemental Security Income payment. Family supplementation for a private room is permitted. 

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 Kernersville

Kernersville 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kernersville

Kernersville-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.