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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Kings Mountain, NC for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Kings Mountain, NC below include 16 Assisted Living facilities with 291 reviews. On average in Kings Mountain, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.56 out of 5 stars.

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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

Assisted Living costs in Kings Mountain start around $3,350 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.

Cities in North Carolina

US

$4,000

Shelby

$3,870

Gastonia

$3,833

Gaffney

$3,800

Kings Mountain

$3,350

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.

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 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.

Laws and Regulations in North Carolina

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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GoodSon

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Summit Place of Kings Mountain

I consider the rooms one of the best features at this facility. Originally quite nice under the previous owners, I dealt with them during a transition to the present owners (Phoenix Senior Living...

Provider response

Goodson, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. Please reach out to us so we may assist in moving forward towards a resolution.

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Carlene

I visited this facility

Review of Summit Place of Kings Mountain

Summit Place of Kings Mountain was very nice. It was warm. Everybody seemed to know each other. They had nurses on duty there and they just had a lot of amenities. The staff was very friendly to us...

Provider response

Carlene, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us!

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Lester

I visited this facility

Review of Summit Place of Kings Mountain

We toured Summit Place of Kings Mountain, but the rooms were unfurnished. The place was very presentable and very nice. We saw the dining area and the common areas. They were very nice. They had a...

Provider response

Lester, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Summit Place of Kings Mountain! If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're...

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