5 Memory Care Facilities near Concord, NC
Also serving communities of Salisbury.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Concord area, with 3 in Concord and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Concord is $4,648 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Concord. On average, consumers rate memory care in Concord 3.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Charlotte with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Concord, NC
2 Memory Care Facilities near Concord, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Concord
Concord is located in the northeastern part of the Charlotte-Concord metropolitan area, a rapidly growing area in North Carolina, a state where approximately 160,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease. The population of Concord is about 92,000, and seniors make up about 11.4 percent of this. North Carolina’s Division of Health Service Regulation regulates the licensing of memory care facilities in that state. The Concord area has five of these facilities, with three in the city itself and two more in surrounding areas such as Charlotte.
- Concord scores 62 on the Sperling Comfort Index, as compared to the national average of 54. This rating means that senior citizens will find Concord significantly more comfortable than most other cities in the U.S. The average low temperatures in January average 29 degrees, while the average high in July is about 90 degrees. Concord receives an average of three inches of snow and 44 inches of rain each year, compared to the national average of 26 inches of snowfall and 39 inches of rain.
- Concord presents minimal concerns for residents in memory care with respect to its overall cost of living. This figure is less than one percent below the U.S. average, with the highest relative expense being health care at 14 percent above the average. The cost of groceries is about seven percent below average, and all other essential living expenses are within four percent of the national average.
- The rate of violent crime is low in Concord, requiring no special precautions for memory care residents. The violent crime rate is 12.3 on a scale of one to 100, with one indicating the lowest rate. The rate for the Charlotte-Concord metropolitan area is 40.6 by comparison, with the state average being 28.9. The rate of property crimes is relatively high in Concord at 49.4, compared to 44.9 for the metropolitan area.
- Senior citizens will find the air quality in Concord good compared to other metropolitan areas in the U.S. This area is tied for first place out of 187 metropolitan areas with respect to 24-hour particle pollution. The annual particle pollution level for Concord is 69th out of 187 metropolitan areas. The decrease in the number of high ozone days over the past two decades has been particularly dramatic in Concord. This number peaked at about 92 in 1997 and dropped to three by 2014.
Paying for Memory Care in Concord
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in North Carolina
Memory Care costs in Concord start around $4,648 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Concord 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 Concord
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 Concord
Concord 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 Concord, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Concord
Concord-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 Concord, NC
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Concord
Review of Brookdale Concord Parkway
My mother was living in Brookdale Concord Parkway. They bent over backwards to make her comfortable, although she wasn't happy that I put her there. The family went to see her several times a week.... Read more
Review of Brookdale Concord Parkway
I was not as impressed with Brookdale Concord Parkway as I was with the other community I saw. It was very clean, but in the dementia unit, I don't think they would get as much attention. The patie... Read more