5 Memory Care Facilities in Alamance County, NC
The average cost of memory care in Alamance County is $5,736 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Randolph County with an average starting cost of $5,692.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Alamance County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Alamance County 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Orange County with an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Alamance County, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Alamance County
The Alzheimer's Association estimates that there are 170,000 people with Alzheimer's disease living in North Carolina. By 2025, this number is expected to increase by 23.5 percent to 210,000. Seniors aged 65 and older are most at risk for developing this disease, and in Alamance County, NC, located in the central-northern part of the state, 16.8 percent, or 27,281 people, are over 65 years of age.
To accommodate seniors who require memory care, Alamance County has five memory care facilities. Four are located in Burlington and one is in Mebane. Memory care facilities are officially referred to by the state as Special Care Units (SCUs).
- The climate in Alamance County is rather pleasant — the July high is around 90 degrees in the summer, and winters are free of snow for the most part, as the area only averages about 2 inches annually.
- The cost of living in Alamance County is very low, making it an affordable place for seniors and their families to live. On Sperling's cost of living index, which takes into account the cost of housing, food, utilities and other expenses, Alamance County is 89.7, lower than the North Carolina state average of 96 and the national average of 100.
- Taxes in North Carolina are relatively low when it comes to property tax, and sales taxes are about at the national average. For retirees in North Carolina, Social Security income is tax exempt, but other retirement income sources, such as 401ks, IRAs and pension funds are taxed at the state income tax rate of 5.499 percent.
- Alamance County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Cone Health Alamance Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Alamance County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Alamance County start around $4,927 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,293 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Alamance County 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 Memory Care in Alamance County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Alamance County
Alamance County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Alamance County, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Alamance County
Alamance County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in North Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Alamance County
Review of Mebane Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care
Mebane Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care was nice. I like the place and the people. They were doing some painting, which was fine, but we still were able to tour. Everything was very clean, t... Read more
Review of Brookdale Burlington Memory Care
We chose Brookdale Burlington, and my friend has only been there for two months. She started off in assisted living. She fell and broke her hip, and they took her to the hospital immediately. She w... Read more
Review of Warren Care Services
I went to Warren Care Services and I didn't like it. It was a house where they had rooms set up for five different residents. When I got there that morning, they had forgotten that they're supposed... Read more