7 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Airy, NC

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Airy, NC

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RidgeCrest

Provides: Assisted Living
1000 RidgeCrest Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030
"All my needs are met. " More

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Twelve Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
1297 Galax Trail, Mount Airy, NC 27030
"This week I had the pleasure of visiting a family member living at the facility when i visited for two days this week. I am a physician specializing in internal medicine and geriatrics and this..." More

Central Care, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
139 Apex Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030

Colonial Care Home Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
340 Snowhill Drive, Mount Airy, NC 27030

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Airy, NC

Cana Adult Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2004 Wards Gap Road, Cana, VA 24317

Riverwood Assisted Living Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
711 W Atkins St, Dobson, NC 27017

Dunmore Plantation

Provides: Assisted Living
515 W. Kapp Street, Dobson, NC 27017

Assisted Living near Mount Airy, NC

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mount Airy

  • Review of Twelve Oaks

    I visited Twelve Oaks and I got a good overall impression. The amenities are average to slightly average. The rooms were basic and everything was clean, but they didn't have any kitchen facilities,... Read more

    Amanda
  • Review of Twelve Oaks

    This week I had the pleasure of visiting a family member living at the facility when i visited for two days this week. I am a physician specializing in internal medicine and geriatrics and this wa... Read more

    Dr. Steven Atwood
  • Review of Twelve Oaks

    My mother-in-law is in Twelve Oaks. It is a very high-quality facility, beautiful, very clean, and nestled in the woods. The staff is very attentive and very caring. The place is very nice and well... Read more

    Cindy001435
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Airy

A town that is known as the inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry on the Andy Griffith Show, Mount Airy, North Carolina, is a quiet place along Interstate 74 for seniors who seek beautiful views of the Ararat River and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Main Street shops are easy to navigate on foot for seniors without transportation, and the town is just a short 40-minute drive to Winston Salem for visiting families looking for something to do.

For retirees, Mount Airy has four assisted living facilities in the city limits and six nearby. They are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation, and they are most commonly referred to as adult care homes (ACHs).

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Airy

  • Mount Airy is an affordable city. It's cost of living is rated 84, which is lower than the national average of 100. It is also rated lower than the state average of 95.

  • Warm summers are ideal for senior citizens who have an intolerance to  cold. In Mount Airy, July highs are around 87 degrees and January lows are around 27.

  • Based on a crime rate from one (low) to 100 (high), Mount Airy has a violent crime rate of 43 and a property crime rate of 67. The national violent crime rate is 31.1 and the property crime rate is 38.1, which are both less than the city’s average. The buddy system is a good idea for seniors venturing out into the city for errands and sight-seeing. 

  • The Mount Airy area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Northern Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Mount Airy has an array of community resources for seniors, including the L.H. Jones Family Resource Center, an organization that provides meals on wheels, legal assistance and a program that matches seniors with volunteer positions in the community, as well as at least one senior center.

  • Yadkin Valley Public Transportation (YVEDDI) offers rides to seniors at a discount for trips to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips and outings.


Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Airy

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$4,020.00 Mount Airy
$4,000.00 US
$3,895.00 King
$3,695.00 Clemmons
$3,607.00 Winston Salem
$3,275.00 Kernersville

Assisted Living costs in Mount Airy start around $4,020 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 Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy

The Medicaid State Plan helps pay for adult care homes for eligible seniors. This assistance is a supplement benefit that is based on the federal Supplemental Security income payment and any additional sources of income a senior may have. It does not cover private rooms and apartments. However, families may subsidize the benefit in order to receive a private room for their loved one.

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 Mount Airy

Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mount Airy

Mount Airy-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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