2 Assisted Living Facilities near Tabor City, NC

1 Assisted Living Facility in Tabor City, NC

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Tabor Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
703 Elizabeth St., Tabor City, NC 28463
"We went to look at Tabor Commons. We were impressed because everybody there knew the people there personally. They call them by name. They were very attentive. The facility was very clean and..." More

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Oaks of Loris

Provides: Assisted Living
260 Watson Heritage Road, Loris, SC 29569
"My mom moved into the Oaks of Loris Assisted Living yesterday. It was excellent. It was clean. It had no smells. The personnel there were professional. They were caring. They gave her the attention..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Tabor City

    Tabor City is located along the southeast corner of North Carolina along the Atlantic Coast. Beautiful beaches, locally-owned restaurants and a family-friendly atmosphere make the city ideal for those looking for a place to retire. There are two assisted living facilities in Tabor City that offer help with daily living, including meals, grooming and limited nursing help. Governed by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation, assisted living facilities in Tabor City fall under the category of adult care homes with seven or more individuals or multi-unit assisted housing with facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Tabor City

    • Tabor City has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Loris.
    • Tabor City has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Columbus County Department of Aging, an organization that seeks to improve the lives of seniors in the area, as well as one senior center.
    • Seniors in Tabor City have a one in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. The overall crime rate in Tabor City is 34 percent higher than the national average. Seniors who enjoy exploring the city on their own should take care and consider going with a partner or in a group.
    • Columbus County Transportation provides discount fares to seniors who need a ride to medical appointments and other errands in Tabor City. Rides may also be given to out-of-county human service agencies.
    • The cost of living in Tabor is 81.8, which is much lower than the national average of 100 and lower than the state’s average of 96. Seniors can hold on to more of their money when purchasing groceries, medications and other necessities.
    • The climate in Tabor City offers hot and humid summers with highs around 90 degrees. Winters are cold with lows around 33. The city only gets around two inches of snow per year, which is ideal for seniors who want to escape the frozen precipitation. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in Tabor City

    Average Monthly Costs

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    $4,200.00 Little River
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    $3,678.00 Conway
    $3,443.00 Murrells Inlet
    $3,296.00 Lumberton
    $1,800.00 Tabor City

    Assisted Living costs in Tabor City start around $1,800 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 Tabor City 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 Tabor City

    Seniors in adult care homes or multi-unit assisted housing may apply for financial assistance for a semi-private room with the Medicaid state plan. To determine eligibility, the plan analyzes the amount of an individual's Federal Supplemental Security income payment and any additional forms of income. If a senior in Tabor City or the state of North Carolina prefers a private room, family supplementation is permitted.

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

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    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 Tabor City

    Tabor City 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 Tabor City, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Tabor City

    Tabor City-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Tabor City

    • Review of Tabor Commons

      The Tabor Commons is reasonably close and they take Medicaid. Those are the two big reasons that we chose it for my relative. She's going to move in around May. It was clean and the staff seemed ve... Read more

      Matthew
    • Review of Tabor Commons

      We went to look at Tabor Commons. We were impressed because everybody there knew the people there personally. They call them by name. They were very attentive. The facility was very clean and smell... Read more

      Kathy
    • Review of Tabor Commons

      I did a tour of Tabor Commons. I guess it was OK. The only thing is that they weren't allowed visitation at the moment due to COVID. They had to go into the common area. But at the moment I think t... Read more

      Susan
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