16 Assisted Living Facilities near Winston-Salem, NC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Winston-Salem, NC

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Caring Star 2015

Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem

Provides: Assisted Living
2601 Reynolds Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"I really liked Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem. I liked the staff, and the breakfast was really tasty. The dining area was wonderful and spacious, and they've got very friendly people in there. I..." More
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Caring Star 2016

Homestead Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
3250 Homestead Club Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"My wife moved into Homestead Hills. It is excellent, and there's absolutely no problem. It's very well taken care of. The staff is good, the nursing staff is sufficient, and the food is good, too...." More

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Heritage Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
3812 Forrestgate Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"I love the huge fireplaces at Heritage Woods. The room was nice. The person during the visit was very nice, answered all my questions and very friendly. There was an exercise class going on while I..." More

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Brookdale Reynolda Road

Provides: Assisted Living
2980 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"My tour experience at Brookdale Reynolda Road was great; I just couldn't afford it. The staff is good. The facility is very nice. It's a very top-notch, good quality, and beautiful facility. The..." More

Caring Star 2012

Arbor Acres

Provides: Assisted Living
1240 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
"I have a friend who lived at Arbor Acres. They’re clean, attentive, provide three levels of care, and do what they say. I followed my friend from her home to her apartment to her hospital room, and..." More

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Forest Heights Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
2500 Polo Ridge Court, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"We were impressed with Forest Heights and it is in the running. We just haven't made a decision yet. Everything there felt good, we also ate there, and the food was good. We liked the feel of the..." More

Magnolia Creek Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2560 Willard Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27107
"The staff is so loving and kind to my 91 year old mother! They go the extra mile for her and she knows they really care about her.! It makes me cry with joy when I see how they kiss her and tell..." More

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Caring Star 2012


Provides: Assisted Living
1345 Jonestown Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"My mother lives at South Fork assisted living and she really likes it. She gets excellent care including dressing and bathing. Her laundry and travel services are also provided to her at no extra..." More

Salem Terrace of Winston Salem

Provides: Assisted Living
2609 Old Salisbury Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127
"A fantastic facility!" More

Forsyth Village Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5100 Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
"This facility is only minutes away from a golf course... I noticed this while driving past it on the way to visit the facility so I know that this must be one of the amenities on the list of the..." More

Somerset Court At University Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1635 East 5Th Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
"The rooms are large and facility is clean and well kept. They do the residents laundry and the staff are well prepared and professional and friendly! My sister is actually loved and well cared..." More

A New Outlook of Taylorsville

Provides: Assisted Living
360 Wood Road,, Winston-Salem, NC 28681

C.R.T. - Golden Lamb Rest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1515 Golden Lamb Court, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

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Clemmons Village II

Provides: Assisted Living
6441 Holder Road, Clemmons, NC 27012
"I cannot express how happy I have been with the staff at Clemmons Village II. They have taken such great care of my Uncle. He has been there several years now and feels right at home. He feels..." More

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Kerner Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
250 Hopkins Road, Kernersville, NC 27284
"Kerner Ridge is a very lovely facility and convenient to a lot of different things in the area. It is very clean and very organized. They have a good staff, and the rooms were very spacious, very..." More

The Crest of Clemmons

Provides: Assisted Living
6010 Meadowbrook Mall Court, Clemmons, NC 27012

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Winston Salem

    Winston-Salem is one of the largest cities in the state of North Carolina. It was ranked as the sixth best place to retire by CNN Money and one of the top 24 best places to live in the south. Seniors who need assistance with daily living and who want to retire in Winston-Salem will find 14 assisted living facilities in the city and 33 in nearby locations like Clemmons, Walnut Cove and Kernersville. These facilities are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation. There are two different types of assisted living facilities, including adult care homes and multi-unit assisted housing. Adult care home provides personal care services for two to six people, while multi-unit housing is not licensed, but they must register with the health service.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Winston Salem

    • The Winston-Salem area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Novant Health Medical Park Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Seniors who need transportation to and from medical appointments or for errands can take advantage of the Winston-Salem Transit Authority Trans-Aid ParaTransit.

    • Winston-Salem has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Services, Inc, an organization which helps match seniors with a variety of sources throughout the city and county, as well as at least three senior centers.

    • Seniors can enjoy the outdoors from spring to early winter with July highs around 88 and winter lows around 28. The city gets approximately six inches of snow per year and around 44 inches of rain.

    • Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Winston-Salem, violent crime is ranked 57.9 as compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 68.3 compared to a national average of 38.1. 

    • Seniors on a budget will find Winston-Salem an excellent place to save money. Based on the national average of 100, the cost of living in Winston-Salem is 86.6. This is also lower than the state's average of 96.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Winston Salem

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in North Carolina

    $6,000.00 Thomasville
    $4,337.00 Winston Salem
    $4,250.00 King
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,582.00 High Point
    $3,547.00 Clemmons
    $3,412.00 Kernersville

    Assisted Living costs in Winston-Salem start around $4,337 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 Winston-Salem 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 Winston Salem

    Winston-Salem and the state of North Carolina offer assistance paying for an assisted living facility through the state’s Medicaid Plan. Eligibility is based on the federal Supplemental Security income payment and additional sources of income. The plan does not pay for a private room; however, family supplementation is accepted. 

    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 Winston Salem

    Winston Salem 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 Winston Salem, please visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Winston Salem

    Winston Salem-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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    Assisted Living near Winston-Salem, NC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Winston-Salem

    • Review of Somerset Court At University Place

      Staff rude. They refuse patients their medications. When administering meds it is not done correct. The staff does not answer call bell in timely manner. Most of time not answering at all. His/... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Reynolda Road

      My tour experience at Brookdale Reynolda Road was great; I just couldn't afford it. The staff is good. The facility is very nice. It's a very top-notch, good quality, and beautiful facility. The la... Read more

    • Review of Magnolia Creek Assisted Living

      My sister will be moving into Magnolia Creek. She has a unique situation, and she needs a little more extra care and Magnolia Creek offers that. The residents are very active and that's what I was ... Read more

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