Located to the south of Winston Salem and Greensboro, Thomasville is a city in North Carolina with approximately 27,000 people, around 17% of whom are aged 65 and older. A low cost of living, low crime rate and excellent air quality make the city an attractive location for seniors to retire. The climate in Thomasville also makes it possible to enjoy the many parks and attractions located throughout the region.

Assisted living facilities are residential long-term care facilities that provide seniors help with daily living tasks, such as housekeeping, grooming, meals, transportation and personal care. This type of care is ideal for seniors who need varying levels of care but don’t require the 24-hour attention offered by a nursing home. In Thomasville, seniors pay around $4,500 per month for an assisted living community.

This guide covers the cost of assisted living in Thomasville and throughout other cities in the state. The guide also covers the benefits and drawbacks of retiring in Thomasville and a list of local programs and services that support seniors in the area.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Thomasville, NC

2017, 2019

The Perryman House

902 Kenreed Dr. , Thomasville, NC, 27360

One-on-one care exemplifies the love and attention provided by the staff at The Perryman House in Thomasville, North Carolina. In addition to bright, comfortable rooms, the facility uses the services … (read more)
One-on-one care exemplifies the love and attention provided by the staff at The Perryman House in Thomasville, North Carolina. In addition to bright, comfortable rooms, the facility uses the services … (read more)

2019

The Lyman House

900 Kenreed Dr, Thomasville, NC, 27360

Lyman House provides gentle, loving, individualized care. The care giver/resident ratio far exceeds other facilities, giving much more personal quality care. The webcam is also very reassuring for f … (read more)
Lyman House provides gentle, loving, individualized care. The care giver/resident ratio far exceeds other facilities, giving much more personal quality care. The webcam is also very reassuring for f … (read more)

2019

The Clinard House – CLOSED

108 Kathland Avenue, Thomasville, NC, 27360

The best staff on the planet
The best staff on the planet

Piedmont Crossing

100 HEDRICK DR, Thomasville, NC, 27360


Spring Arbor of Thomasville

915 W Cooksey Drive, Thomasville, NC, 27360

My parents will be moving into Spring Arbor of Thomasville next Monday. It’s close to our home and all the other places we looked at were dirty. This one has more staff to resident ratio than a lot of … (read more)
My parents will be moving into Spring Arbor of Thomasville next Monday. It’s close to our home and all the other places we looked at were dirty. This one has more staff to resident ratio than a lot of … (read more)

Choice Connections

2108 Priya Street, Thomasville, NC, 27360

Located on 2108 Priya St, this facility is not much to look at when you first pull up but looks can be deceiving. I walked in and spoke with the receptionist and see if I could get a tour of the groun … (read more)
Located on 2108 Priya St, this facility is not much to look at when you first pull up but looks can be deceiving. I walked in and spoke with the receptionist and see if I could get a tour of the groun … (read more)

Brookdale High Point

201 W. Hartley Drive, High Point, NC, 27265

Residents and visitors give high marks to the great, friendly staff at Brookdale High Point. This senior living facility is nestled in the heart of High Point, North Carolina. Residents and their love … (read more)
Residents and visitors give high marks to the great, friendly staff at Brookdale High Point. This senior living facility is nestled in the heart of High Point, North Carolina. Residents and their love … (read more)

North Pointe of Archdale

303 Aldridge Rd., Archdale, NC, 27263

The tour at North Pointe of Archdale was okay. The lady who gave us the tour wasn’t very sure of herself. She couldn’t answer some of our questions, like even the cost. We didn’t like the facility. Ev … (read more)
The tour at North Pointe of Archdale was okay. The lady who gave us the tour wasn’t very sure of herself. She couldn’t answer some of our questions, like even the cost. We didn’t like the facility. Ev … (read more)

Brookdale Lexington

161 Young Drive, Lexington, NC, 27292

Brookdale Lexington is situated in Lexington, North Carolina, a few minutes from Sapona Ridge Country Club, Wake Forest Baptist Health Center and Fox Avenue Park. Relatives are impressed with the rang … (read more)
Brookdale Lexington is situated in Lexington, North Carolina, a few minutes from Sapona Ridge Country Club, Wake Forest Baptist Health Center and Fox Avenue Park. Relatives are impressed with the rang … (read more)

Providence Place

1701 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC, 27262

The rooms at Providence Place were very nice, they were large and very clean. The different folks there that I’ve spoken to all had positive comments about living there. The grounds were clean and nea … (read more)
The rooms at Providence Place were very nice, they were large and very clean. The different folks there that I’ve spoken to all had positive comments about living there. The grounds were clean and nea … (read more)

Piedmont Christian Home, Inc.

1510 Deep River Road, High Point, NC, 27265

Located in High Point, North Carolina, Piedmont Christian Home, Inc. is a faith-based facility that offers full service assisted living care with the option of semi-private or private rooms. The facil … (read more)
Located in High Point, North Carolina, Piedmont Christian Home, Inc. is a faith-based facility that offers full service assisted living care with the option of semi-private or private rooms. The facil … (read more)

Westchester Harbour at Providence Place

630 Whittier Avenue, High Point, NC, 27262

My aunt and uncle moved into Westchester Harbour and seem to be adjusting well. She has therapy, and people come in and hold services, and sing. The staff was very helpful, and I’ve been very pleased … (read more)
My aunt and uncle moved into Westchester Harbour and seem to be adjusting well. She has therapy, and people come in and hold services, and sing. The staff was very helpful, and I’ve been very pleased … (read more)

Agape Homes of High Point

211 West Lexington Avenue, #103, High Point, NC, 27262

Agape Homes of High Point is an assisted living facility located in High Point, North Carolina. The community is located close to excellent health and shopping facilities, and its assisted living prog … (read more)
Agape Homes of High Point is an assisted living facility located in High Point, North Carolina. The community is located close to excellent health and shopping facilities, and its assisted living prog … (read more)

Oakview Assisted Living Center

306 Oakview Road, High Point, NC, 27265

Oakview Assisted Living Center is situated in the beautiful hillsides of High Point, North Carolina, and offers assisted living services to seniors. This facility receives positive reviews from reside … (read more)
Oakview Assisted Living Center is situated in the beautiful hillsides of High Point, North Carolina, and offers assisted living services to seniors. This facility receives positive reviews from reside … (read more)

What to Consider About Assisted Living in Thomasville

The Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Service Regulation regulates all long-term care facilities throughout North Carolina. The regulations cover staffing, health and safety, room size, occupancy and all aspects of personal care.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Thomasville

  • Thomasville gets approximately 215 sunny days per year, which provides seniors with plenty of days to explore the outdoors. July highs are around 89 degrees F and winter lows are around 30 degrees F.
  • Violent crime in Thomasville is lower than the national average, which makes the area relatively safe for seniors. Long-term care facilities also provide increased security with systems in place.
  • Thomasville is an affordable city for seniors on a budget. The average cost of living is lower than both the state and national average, and seniors can expect to pay less than usual for groceries and transportation.
  • According to the annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index, the air quality in Thomasville is close to the national average. Seniors with respiratory problems may experience less occurrences of illness.
  • There are several excellent hospitals in Thomasville for seniors who have illnesses or injuries. These communities include the High Point Medical Center, the Carolina Regional Heart Center and the Thomasville Medical Center.

Paying for Assisted Living in Thomasville

According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost of assisted living in Thomasville is $4,500. This is more than the state average of $3,800 and more than the national average of $4,300.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

At $4,500 per month, assisted living in Thomasville is slightly more than the average city in North Carolina. Asheville is one of the more budget-friendly cities in the state at $2,750 per month. Charlotte residents pay around $4,649 per month, and Raleigh seniors pay approximately $4,800. Wilmington is one of the more expensive cities at $5,877.

$4500

Thomasville

$3800

North Carolina

$4300

The United States

$2750

Asheville

$4649

Charlotte

$4800

Raleigh

$5877

Wilmington

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors and their loved ones considering long-term care have access to several choices aside from assisted living. Homemaker services or a home health aide, at $3,909 per month, allow seniors to stay in their homes for as long as possible. Adult day health is the least expensive option, at $1,452 per month. An assisted living community in Thomasville is $4,500 per month, and a nursing home is the most expensive option, with a semiprivate room costing $7,787 and a private room $8,182 per month.

$3909

Homemaker Services

$3909

Home Health Aide

$1452

Adult Day Health Care

$4500

Assisted Living Facility

$7787

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8182

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for Thomasville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Winston, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Thomasville

To help low-income seniors in Thomasville pay for room and board costs associated with adult care homes, North Carolina provides the State/County Special Assistance Program (For Adult Care Home Residents).

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

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities 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 Thomasville

Seniors in Thomasville have access to many programs and services for those who live in long-term care or for those planning a move. These resources include services from nonprofit organizations and government agencies on a variety of topics, including transportation, insurance counseling, nutrition and social activities.

Resource

Contact

Service

(336) 242-2944

Davidson County Senior Services is the local Area Agency on Aging for Davidson County and Thomasville, NC. The agency provides vital services to older adults, including connections to community resources, free legal services, health insurance counseling, card groups, table tennis, horseshoes, line dancing, fitness classes, Meals on Wheels, special events and socials.

(336) 474-2754

The Thomasville Senior Center provides a safe place for seniors aged 60 and older to take part in numerous activities, congregate meals and scheduled outings. The center is open five days a week for arts and crafts, nutrition classes, health and fitness, games, projects and socialization.

(877) 506-2226

The NCBAM helps seniors 65 and older maintain their independence and improve their quality of life. The group provides companionship, transportation assistance and wheelchair ramp construction.

(336) 242-2947

General and medical transportation is available in Davidson County for seniors aged 60 and older. Scheduled rides are available when planned at least 24-hours in advance for congregate nutrition sites, medical and dental appointments, senior centers and for general transportation to groceries, pharmacies and sightseeing.

(800) 662-7030

The long-term care ombudsman assists seniors who reside in long-term care facilities. The ombudsman explains long-term care options, provides advice on selecting the best long-term care facility, helps explain senior rights and provides guidance on available Medicare appointments.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Thomasville

Thomasville-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Carolina