5 Memory Care Facilities in Cabarrus County, NC

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Cabarrus County, NC

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Brookdale Concord Parkway

Provides: Memory Care
2452 Rock Hill Church Road, Concord, NC 28027
"My parents live in Brookdale Concord Parkway. It's been great so far. It's a clean, nice facility. People seem to care about them. I'm not 100% sure of their activities, but I know they do stuff..." More

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TerraBella Harrisburg

Provides: Memory Care
6200 Roberta Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075
"We were very pleased. However, we didn't see any activities going on at the moment when we took the tour. It was right at lunch time, so I assume that they were busy eating lunch. We saw the rooms..." More

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Concord Place

Provides: Memory Care
1501 Zion Church Road East, Concord, NC 28025
"My father is doing good at Concord Place. I give them a very high rating. They're very good. I like the staff and it's very clean. The staff is topnotch. They're always there when you need them...." More

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Kannapolis Family Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
2216 Kannapolis Highway, Concord, NC 28027
"At Senior Care Carolinas, we provide our seniors with a more intimate approach to daily living and care. Our comfortable, well-maintained homes provide the enjoyment of a back yard, the scent of a..." More

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Morningside of Concord

Provides: Memory Care
500 Penny Lane NE, Concord, NC 28025
"We're really happy with Morningside of Concord, and we are actually trying to get my mother-in-law in there. They were only able to take us to so many parts because of Covid, but it was very nice...." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Cabarrus County

    Cabarrus County, NC, is located in the south-central part of the state. The population of Cabarrus County as of July 2017 was 206,872 people, 13 percent of whom are 65 or over, or about 26,893 seniors. Some of these people live with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Association, out of North Carolina's some 10.2 million residents, there are 170,000 people with Alzheimer's disease. This number is expected to increase by 23.5 percent to 210,000 by 2025.

    Three memory care facilities are in Concord, NC, to accommodate those residents who require memory care. North Carolina officially refers to memory care facilities as Special Care Units (SCUs). 

    • The cost of living in Cabarrus County is quite affordable and about on par with the state average. On Sperling's cost of living index, which takes into account the cost of housing, food, utilities and other expenses, Cabarrus County scores a 100, equal to the national average and slightly below the number for North Carolina's average, which is 96.
    • The climate in Cabarrus County tends to be rather comfortable, especially in the spring and summer. The average July high is on the hot side at 91 degrees, but seniors can escape the heat in facilities with plenty of air conditioning. The area also receives an average of 214 sunny days a year.
    • Cabarrus County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in Concord, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC statistical area, which includes Cabarrus County, recently tied for first place in the American Lung Association's rankings for being the cleanest metropolitan area in the country for 24-hour particle pollution.

    Paying for Memory Care in Cabarrus County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in North Carolina

    $5,500.00 Mecklenburg County
    $5,448.00 Davidson County
    $5,398.00 Cabarrus County
    $5,361.00 US
    $5,007.00 Iredell County
    $4,645.00 Gaston County
    $4,335.00 Montgomery County
    $3,800.00 Catawba County

    Memory Care costs in Cabarrus County start around $5,398 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Cabarrus 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 Cabarrus 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 Cabarrus County

    Cabarrus 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 Cabarrus County, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.

    Directory of Winners in the Cabarrus County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cabarrus County

    Cabarrus 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Cabarrus County

    • Review of Concord Place

      I chose Concord Place for my husband because I like the facility. I like that they had a good memory care space. And I got a phone call that said that they were in total compliance with all state r... Read more

    • Review of Concord Place

      My father is doing good at Concord Place. I give them a very high rating. They're very good. I like the staff and it's very clean. The staff is topnotch. They're always there when you need them. He... Read more

    • Review of TerraBella Harrisburg

      TerraBella Harrisburg was a very nice facility. We met with just the director who gave us the tour and information on it. They had such a long waiting list. She said she thought that pretty soon th... Read more

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