9 Assisted Living Facilities in Wilson, NC

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Parkwood Village & Landing

1730 Parkwood Boulevard, Wilson, NC
Thanks to its convenient location, Parkwood Village & Landing is minutes from the Wilson Medical Center, North Carolina Baseball Museum, a movie theater and several shopping centers. The facility includes an expansive main building with res... (read more)
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Spring Arbor of Wilson

2045 Ward Boulevard, Nw, Wilson, NC
Spring Arbor of Wilson is located in Wilson, North Carolina, not far from Wilson Medical Center and NC Baseball Museum. Visitors to this facility say that something is always going on, such as an aerobics class in the exercise room or a bri... (read more)
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Shepherd Grove Family Care Center

2817 Tilghman Rd N, Wilson, NC
Shepherd Grove Family Care Center is an assisted living facility for women in Wilson, North Carolina. It's near I-95 and many attractions, such as the Wilson Botanical Gardens, Historic Downtown Wilson and various shopping venues and restau... (read more)
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Trinity Retirement Villas #1

2906 Flowers Drive, Wilson, NC
KC: "My mother moved into Trinity Retirement Villas #1. I'm totally satisfied with their services. That's the highest recommendation I could give. There's continuous staff, and nurses are there, and also hospice is involved in taking care of my... (read more)
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Wellman's Retirement Center

410 Garner St W, Wilson, NC
Wellman's Retirement Center is located in Wilson, North Carolina, just off US Route 301, close to the North Carolina Baseball Museum and less than two miles from the Wilson Medical Center. Visitors note that residents can pick the level of ... (read more)
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Wilson Assisted Living

PO Box 188, Wilson, NC
Wilson Assisted Living is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Wilson, North Carolina, a short drive from Interstates 95 and 795 and attractions, such as the NC Baseball Museum and The Wilson Rose Garden. Visitors praise the atten... (read more)
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Wilson House

1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC
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Elm City Assisted Living

416 North Parker Street, Elm City, NC
About Us We are a small business facility. Our owners are husband and wife, and together with their daughters, ensure the care of your loved is met at the NC standard and meets or exceeds their personal standards! With the great help fro... (read more)
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Fremont Rest Center

300 S Vance St, Fremont, NC
Cowboy2561: "I have never in my life seen a place so degusting ,the resindents dont have any ice water!!! CNAs setting in residents rooms!! Some one needs yo do something!!!! The rooms and restrooms didn't get cleaned all weekend!!! there was BM on 0... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 9 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Wilson is $3,890 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wilson

Wilson is considered one of North Carolina’s most beautiful cities and is also referred to as the “City of Trees”. This quaint town has seven assisted living facilities (ALFs) for seniors to choose from, and another 11 in the surrounding neighborhood. Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Wilson and throughout North Carolina are known as Adult Care Homes (ACHs) and are defined as congregate living facilities that provide 24-hour supervision and health services, including assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). The policies and regulations of these facilities are governed by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wilson

  • Seniors living in Wilson enjoy a cost of living that is 12 percent lower than the national average. This allows them to more easily afford daily living costs. 

  • Violent crime in Wilson is at 48 out of 100 (1 being the safest), which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is at a high 55.3, compared to the national average of 38.1. Seniors may feel unsafe in this area.

  • Seniors who enjoy all four seasons may enjoy Wilson’s temperatures, with a high average of 90 degrees in July, and a low average of 30 degrees in January. With 26 inches of annual snowfall, some seniors may have difficulty with mobility in the winter.

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

  • Seniors have access to Wilson’s amenities and entertainment through the Wilson Transit System. They can either use regular bus stops along the route or call ahead for special pick up locations.

  • Wilson has a rich landscape and history for residents to enjoy. Seniors can get out and experience the Wilson Botanical Gardens, or celebrate an American past-time with a visit to the North Carolina Baseball Museum.

Paying for Assisted Living in Wilson

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$6,200.00 Clayton
$4,280.00 Smithfield
$4,000.00 US
$3,890.00 Wilson
$3,300.00 Tarboro
$3,180.00 Goldsboro
$2,915.00 Rocky Mount

Assisted Living costs in Wilson start around $3,890 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 Wilson 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 Wilson

Seniors who are looking for financial aid for assisted living costs have access to aid through North Carolina Medicaid's Personal Care Services Program. Seniors may be eligible for a Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver or the Special Assistance (SA) Program, a non-Medicaid plan that provides assisted living coverage for eligible seniors.

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

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 Wilson

Wilson 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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wilson

Wilson-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.