18 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
"My mom is a resident of Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem. I would say that I like that they have tight Covid restrictions. I like that all of their staff is fully vaccinated, and if they're not..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Homestead Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
3250 Homestead Club Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"I toured Homestead Hills. It's lovely, there are lots of people there that you can talk to and become friends with. They have a staff that's well equipped to handle their patients. My mother got..." More

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Heritage Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
3812 Forrestgate Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"Recently my mom joined Heritage Woods Assisted Living facility. She is not easy to be pleased, but she just loves her new apartment, food and care that is provided. Rooms are very clean,..." More

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Brookdale Reynolda Road

Provides: Assisted Living
2980 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"A loved one moved into Brookdale Reynolda Road, and we are very well pleased. The staff is fine, and they seem to be very friendly. I've dealt with quite a few of them, the ones in the..." More

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Harmony at Brookberry Farm

Provides: Assisted Living
5416 Hundley Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"Comfort. Easy elegance. Irresistible cuisine. Friends and family. These are the elements that make a person feel at home, and they are the very essence of everyday senior living at Harmony at..." 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

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Caring Star 2012

Southfork

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

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

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 27103
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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
"My sister will move into Kerner Ridge Assisted Living. The staff seemed knowledgeable, friendly, and caring. Her friends had their parents there, and they said the food was delicious." More

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Peace Haven Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
178 S. Peace Haven Road, Winston Salem, NC 27104
"Beautifully appointed 5 Bed residential assisted living community with care and services tailored to what you need most. Short-term stay, seasonal accommodations, or year-round home. We’re here!..." More
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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
    $4,323.00 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 $4,323 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 Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem

      My mom is a resident of Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem. I would say that I like that they have tight Covid restrictions. I like that all of their staff is fully vaccinated, and if they're not va... Read more

      Dawn
    • Review of Forest Heights Senior Living Community

      My mother moved into Forest Heights Senior Living Community. Our experience is not good. They do not have help, they don't have enough people to run the place. They do not have qualified med techs,... Read more

      Reviewer#AT0829
    • Review of Homestead Hills

      I toured Homestead Hills. It's lovely, there are lots of people there that you can talk to and become friends with. They have a staff that's well equipped to handle their patients. My mother got th... Read more

      Reviewer#AT0829
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