12 Memory Care Facilities in Forsyth County, NC

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Forsyth County, NC

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Caring Star 2015

Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem

Provides: Memory Care
2601 Reynolds Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"My dad is at Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem. He's in their memory care and he's been here for almost 5 years now. He was in assisted living at first and he's recently moved to memory care. It's..." More
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Caring Star 2016

Homestead Hills

Provides: Memory Care
3250 Homestead Club Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"Winston-Salem’s Premier Continuing Care Retirement Community Experience luxury senior living at Homestead Hills of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Members of our community enjoy premier..." More

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Clemmons Village I

Provides: Memory Care
6401 Holder Road, Clemmons, NC 27012
"I came and looked at Clemmons Village with my dad, and I like it. It is clean, and they seemed like very caring people. My dad is going to move into a private room, which also looked nice and..." More

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Harmony at Brookberry Farm

Provides: Memory Care
5416 Hundley Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"I like the atmosphere at Harmony at Brookberry Farm. The place was clean, the staff was friendly, and they had some activities, though not much. They don't have much going on in memory care, I've..." More

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Brookdale Winston-Salem

Provides: Memory Care
275 South Peace Haven Road, Winston-Salem, NC 2...
"Brookdale Winston-Salem was really nice. The rooms were nice and good sized. I saw a single room and a double room. They had a dining hall, a TV/family room, and an additional family room type..." More

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Mallard Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
9420 N. NC Hwy 150, Clemmons, NC 27012
"We like Ridge Assisted Living. The staff and the nurses are very good with dad. He's in the memory care section now, but he used to be in the assisted living. He likes the food, and it seemed to be..." More

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Danby House

Provides: Memory Care
3150 Burke Mill Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"Danby House was very clean and very caring. The facility is being remodeled at the moment. It looks as if it's going to have a fresh look and I am looking forward to sending my loved one there. The..." More

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Kerner Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
250 Hopkins Road, Kernersville, NC 27284
"Kerner Ridge Assisted Living, located in Kernersville, North Carolina, is in the heart of the triad. While nestled in this quaint and quiet community, city activities in Greensboro or Winston-Salem..." More

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Forest Heights Senior Living Community

Provides: Memory Care
2500 Polo Ridge Court, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
"Everything was great at Forest Heights. The staff was very informative. The dining area looked nice to me. They told me the things that they do and they showed me different areas. They had a..." More

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Caring Star 2012

Southfork

Provides: Memory Care
1345 Jonestown Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
"Our community offers the comforts of home, a commitment to enhancing quality of life, and personal care services in a supportive environment that promotes independence. We add a personal touch to..." More

Cadence at Clemmons

Provides: Memory Care
1165 S Peace Haven Road, Clemmons, NC 27012
"My aunt is now in Cadence at Clemmons. They were very well staffed, everything was very organized, it was very clean, and she's very happy there. The staff helped with the entire transition, since..." More

Salem Terrace of Winston Salem

Provides: Memory Care
2609 Old Salisbury Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127
"Salem Terrace of Winston Salem is a senior living provider in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that offers residents Assisted Living and Memory Care. Contact Salem Terrace of Winston Salem for more..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Forsyth County

    In North Carolina, there are 170,000 people with Alzheimer's disease out of the state's 10.3 million residents. Forsyth County, North Carolina, has a population of 379,099, and approximately 15.6 percent of these individuals are 65 or over. To accommodate any of these 59,139 residents who may require memory care, there are six memory care facilities — four in Winston-Salem, one in Clemmons and another in Kernersville.

    Memory care communities in North Carolina are classified as Special Care Units. SCUs are classified within Adult Care Homes (ACHs), a type of assisted living residence.

    • The overall climate in Forsyth County is comfortable, as it scores a 64/100 on Sperling's Comfort Index. The area averages 216 sunny days each year and only 7 inches of snow in the winter, so there's plenty of opportunities for seniors to spend time outdoors at their memory care communities.
    • North Carolina is a moderately tax-friendly state for seniors. The state does not tax Social Security, but it does tax income from pension funds, public and private, and it taxes withdrawals from retirement accounts at the NC income tax rate of 5.5%.
    • As in many portions of North Carolina, the cost of living in Forsyth County is very affordable. On a cost of living index that takes into account costs of housing, utilities, groceries and transportation, Forsyth County scores an 89, which is below the state average of 96 and the national average of 100.
    • Crime in Forsyth County, NC, is a bit higher than state averages, so families of seniors interested in memory care services here may want to ask individual communities about their security measures. On a scale of 1 to 100, where 1 is low crime and 100 indicates high crime, Forsyth County scores a 27.5 for violent crime, slightly above the state average of 21.4. Property crime is more frequent in Forsyth County at 68.5, well above the state average of 37.7. 

    Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Memory Care in Forsyth County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in North Carolina

    $5,986.00 Davidson County
    $5,619.00 Forsyth County
    $5,547.00 Stokes County
    $5,363.00 Rockingham County
    $5,312.00 Guilford County
    $5,062.00 US
    $4,807.00 Alamance County
    $4,672.00 Randolph County

    Memory Care costs in Forsyth County start around $5,619 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Forsyth County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Forsyth County

    Forsyth 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 Forsyth County

    • Review of Danby House

      Danby House was very clean and very caring. The facility is being remodeled at the moment. It looks as if it's going to have a fresh look and I am looking forward to sending my loved one there. The... Read more

      Legrand
    • Review of Harmony at Brookberry Farm

      I like the atmosphere at Harmony at Brookberry Farm. The place was clean, the staff was friendly, and they had some activities, though not much. They don't have much going on in memory care, I've b... Read more

      Stacey
    • Review of Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem

      My dad is at Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem. He's in their memory care and he's been here for almost 5 years now. He was in assisted living at first and he's recently moved to memory care. It's... Read more

      Christine
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