15 Assisted Living Facilities near Kings Mountain, NC
There are 15 Assisted Living Facilities in the Kings Mountain area, with 3 in Kings Mountain and 12 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Kings Mountain is $3,400 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Gastonia with an average starting cost of $2,946.
To help you with your search, browse the 79 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Kings Mountain. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Kings Mountain 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Arden with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Kings Mountain, NC
12 Assisted Living Facilities near Kings Mountain, NC
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kings Mountain
Kings Mountain is a small city in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Originally called White Plains, Kings Mountain changed its name in 1874 because it was the closest town to the Battle of Kings Mountain in York County. In 2014, Kings Mountain was listed as the fifth best place to retire in North Carolina, according to the real estate company Movoto. Seniors interested in this area will find three assisted living residences (ALRs) in Kings Mountain and 12 nearby. All are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Services. There are two types of ALRs in the states: adult care homes (ACHs) and multi-unit assisted housing.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kings Mountain
- The climate in Kings Mountain is hot and muggy in the summer and cold and wet in the summer. The area gets about 46 inches of rain each year, 4 inches of snow and approximately 216 sunny days. The summer high is around 89 degrees, while winter lows in January drop below freezing.
- Kings Mountain has a crime rate that is 57.5 percent higher than other U.S. cities. Violent crime was below the national average, while property crime was more than the national average.
- Kings Mountain is an inexpensive place to live, which is great for seniors on a budget. The cost of living is 16 percent lower than the national average.
- The Kings Mountain area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Carolinas HealthCare System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Kings Mountain has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Aging Program Advisory Board, an organization that works to promote and provide programs for senior adults through the Patrick Senior Center, as well as two senior centers.
- Multiple agencies are available within Kings Mountain to provide transportation for seniors, including Carolina Transportation Care.
Paying for Assisted Living in Kings Mountain
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Kings Mountain start around $3,400 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 Kings Mountain 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 Kings Mountain
Part of the cost of an ACH in North Carolina qualifies for assistance under the Medicaid State Plan. The criteria for eligibility is based on the federal Supplemental Security income payment and other additional forms of income. The State of North Carolina Special Assistance Program provides financial assistance to pay for the cost of an ALR. Adult foster care home and group homes. This program is designed specifically to help with rent and board.
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 Kings Mountain
Kings Mountain 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 Kings Mountain, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kings Mountain
Kings Mountain-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.
Other Options in Kings Mountain, NC
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Kings Mountain
Review of Summit Place of Kings Mountain
The tour we had at Summit Place of Kings Mountain was great and the community was incredible. The staff member was also super nice and friendly. It would have been great had it been in our price ra... Read more
Review of Country Time Inn
My brother is currently at Country Time Inn. I like their staff, who do a good job of keeping him clean. He seems to enjoy the food. He does not participate in any activities since he had back surg... Read more
Review of Summit Place of Kings Mountain
I was impressed with Summit Place too. I wanted my mom to stay here, but the previous place that she had been kept notes that my mother was very aggressive and combative because they couldn’t get h... Read more