5 Memory Care Facilities near Burlington, NC
Also serving communities of Mebane.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Burlington area, with 4 in Burlington and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Burlington is $4,427 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Danville with an average starting cost of $4,204.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Burlington. On average, consumers rate memory care in Burlington 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Durham with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Burlington, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Burlington, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Burlington
Burlington, North Carolina straddles the counties of Alamance and Guilford and has a total population of 53,077, 16.9 percent of whom are seniors. This town has four memory care facilities for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. There are 17 other facilities in the neighboring communities of Mebane, Greensboro, Reidsville, Chapel Hill, Siler City and Durham.
North Carolina offers two types of memory care facilities, and both provide hospice and home health care services directly or through third-party providers. The Division of Health Service Regulation licenses these residential care settings based on occupancy: facilities that serve two to six residents are called family care homes, and facilities that serve seven or more residents are called adult care homes.
- Burlington has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Out of 187 other metropolitan areas, Guilford county holds 69th place for annual particle pollution levels and was given a passing grade from the American Lung Association. This suggests that air quality in Burlington is likely safe for seniors with cardiovascular conditions.
- Burlington crime rates are relatively high, so it is a good idea to ask about the security plan at the memory care facilities you like. For example, the violent crime rate is twice as high as the national average, and the property crime rate is 1.5 times higher than the national average.
- In North Carolina, Social Security retirement benefits are not taxed, and other types of retirement income are taxed at a flat rate of 5.499 percent. Burlington also enjoys a relatively low cost of living. For seniors with a limited budget, these are important things to consider.
Paying for Memory Care in Burlington
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Burlington start around $3,761 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Burlington 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 Burlington
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 Burlington
Burlington 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 Burlington, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Burlington
Burlington-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.
Other Options in Burlington, NC
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Burlington
Review of Alamance House
My mom was a resident for just over a year. Her room was quite nice and a good size, just having to share the bath with one roommate was really good. Mom loved the large window looking out to the t... Read more
Review of Brookdale Burlington
I went to see the memory care unit of Brookdale Burlington. The welcoming by the staff was great. They offered me a pamphlet of information on the cost and the application on the process. They gave... Read more
Review of Brookdale Burlington
Brookdale Burlington was a great place, it was clean, and all the residents looked happy. We went during dinnertime and the food smelled wonderful. Everything was wonderful, even the lady that gree... Read more