4 Memory Care Facilities near Gastonia, NC
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There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Gastonia area, with 1 in Gastonia and 3 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gastonia. Better rated regions include Charlotte with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Gastonia, NC
3 Memory Care Facilities near Gastonia, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gastonia
Gastonia, the largest city in Gaston County, has a population of close to 77,000 with 15 percent aged 65 and older. Gastonia is located in the state of North Carolina, which is home to 170,000 people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. To help those who live in Gastonia, there are 25 memory care facilities in the city and the surrounding area.
The North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation licenses memory care facilities in Gastonia. Referred to as Adult Care Homes (ACHs) with specialized care units (SCUs) for those with cognitive impairments, these facilities provide around-the-clock nursing care, room and board and daily therapeutic activities. At least one staff member trained in memory care must be on call for every eight residents with Alzheimer's or dementia.
- The city of Gastonia is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as CareMont Health, in the event of medical emergencies and illness.
- Crime in Gastonia is 105 percent higher than the national average, which may be a concern for families visiting seniors in memory care facilities in the area. An individual has a one in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime in the city. To address crime issues, memory care units must have special locking devices on all doors or a system of security monitoring.
- The cost of living in Gastonia is 90.9, which is lower than the state average of 96 and the national average of 100. This may make it easier for families to pay for seniors in memory care within the city.
- Those who enjoy warmer temperatures may feel at home due to the hot and humid summers in Gastonia. July highs are around 89 degrees, while January lows are around 30. The city gets around two inches of snow per year.
Paying for Memory Care in Gastonia
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gastonia start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gastonia 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 Gastonia
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 Gastonia
Gastonia 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 Gastonia, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gastonia
Gastonia-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.