8 Assisted Living Facilities near Monroe, NC

6 Assisted Living Facilities in Monroe, NC

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Union Park

Provides: Assisted Living
1316 Patterson Street, Monroe, NC 28112
"I visited Brookdale for my mother. The dining area was immaculate. It was great. It looked like you went into a really high-class restaurant. Their rooms were in great shape and had all the..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Monroe Square

Provides: Assisted Living
918 Fitzgerald Street, Monroe, NC 28112
"We visited Monroe Square and it seemed to be right for my dad. It looked like a very nice place to live; the people that lived there were very active and seemed to enjoy living there. The staff..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Woodridge

Provides: Assisted Living
2515 Fowler Secrest Road, Monroe, NC 28110
"This is one of the best facilities I've ever seen. The staff is truly caring. My husband is in the Memory Care side & they are really trained well to handle residents with Alzheimers/dementia...." More

Caring Star 2016

Carillon Assisted Living at Indian Trail

Provides: Assisted Living
5306 Secrest Short Cut Road, Monroe, NC 28110
"We visited Carillon Assisted Living. The staff was very nice. The rooms/apartments were beautiful. It was really an attractive place. The dining room was beautiful. It was very cheerful. It had..." More

Monroe Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 Baucom Road, Monroe, NC 28110
"We went to Monroe Manor, and I didn't like it at all. Even though they claim to have good service there, it was just the environment gave me the creeps. I didn't like it, and I could tell when I..." More

Elizabethan Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
1812 New Town Road, Monroe, NC 28110
"The woman who took me around Elizabethan Gardens was very pleasant. It was an adequate facility. I liked that they had some private rooms. " More

2 Assisted Living Facilities near Monroe, NC

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The Haven at Wingate

Provides: Assisted Living
111 Maye Street, Wingate, NC 28174
"The Haven at Wingate lives up to its name - a haven. If you truly want loving, caring care for you or for your loved one, you will choose The Haven at Wingate! Each room is "theme-decorated" and..." More

Olive Branch Family Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
502 N Elm Street, Marshville, NC 28103
"This is a great home, All of the ladies are like one big family. They look forward to the daily activities they do together everyday, also they have an outing every month. They have a family TV,..." More

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Monroe

  • Review of Carillon Assisted Living at Indian Trail

    When my father first moved to Carillon at Indian Trail location, the staff, marketing person and management and food was great. After about 6 months and a big turnover in staff and management, the... Read more

    Marie001
  • Review of Elizabethan Gardens

    Elizabethan Gardens was very institutionalized. I felt the feel of the place was very creepy. The building was older and it was very dark and dreary as well as the rooms. The furniture was very old... Read more

    Kelly
  • Review of Carillon Assisted Living at Indian Trail

    I liked Carillon Assisted Living at Indian Trail a lot. It's very homey. The staff seemed good and attentive. The dining area is nice and they have several different areas where they can eat. They ... Read more

    Kelly
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Monroe

Monroe, North Carolina is a small town to the southeast of Charlotte. For seniors, there are a variety of vineyards with beautiful views, including the Hilton Vineyard and bargain shops such as the Sweet Union flea market. Seniors looking for assisted living facilities in Monroe will find six within the city limits and four nearby. Assisted facilities are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation. In Monroe and other parts of the states, assisted living residences is a term that covers adult care homes that have seven or more individuals over the age of 55 and multiunit assisted housing which is not a licensed facility. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Monroe

  • The cost of living index is based on the U.S. average of 100. In Monroe, the cost of living is 92 which is lower than the state’s average of 95. This makes the city an excellent place for seniors looking for an affordable city to live.

  • Summers in Monroe are hot and humid with the average July high around 90 degrees. Winters are mild with the average low around 30 which is ideal for seniors looking to escape the cold. The area does get around three inches of snow per year and approximately 45 inches of rain.

  • When crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), Monroe is rated 51.4 in regard to violent crime and 64.7 for property crime. This is higher than the nation's violent crime average of 31.1 and property crime average of 38.1. 

  • Transportation for seniors in Monroe is available through the Department of Health and Human Services. For seniors who are Medicaid eligible, Medicaid will cover rides to and from doctor’s visits and community centers.

  • The Monroe area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Union Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Monroe has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Council on Aging in Union County, an organization that provides a variety of classes for seniors as well as at least one senior center.


Paying for Assisted Living in Monroe

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$4,103.00 Charlotte
$4,000.00 US
$3,633.00 Huntersville
$3,620.00 Monroe
$3,368.00 Rock Hill
$3,172.00 Concord
$3,000.00 Heath Springs

Assisted Living costs in Monroe start around $3,620 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 Monroe 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 Monroe

The North Carolina Medicaid State Plan offers assistance to individuals living in assisted living residences in Monroe. This payment is a supplemental benefit standard that is based on the federal Supplemental Security Income payment. The assistance does not include payment for a private room; however, family supplementation is permitted when a private room is requested.

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

Monroe 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 Monroe, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Monroe

Monroe-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.

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