6 Memory Care Facilities in Guilford County, NC

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Brighton Gardens of Greensboro

Provides: Memory Care
1208 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
"Discover our beautifully landscaped courtyard and gardens, enjoy our fine cuisine or join in an activity or social group. At Brighton Gardens, we have an abundance of ways to make your life here..." More

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Morningview at Irving Park

Provides: Memory Care
3200 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27408
"I'm very pleased with Morningview at Irving Park. It's very warm and very welcoming. The staff is wonderful. Everyone is very nice. My father loves the food. He doesn't participate much, but they..." More

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Carriage House Senior Living Community

Provides: Memory Care
3896 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27455
"My father is at the Carriage House. It's good all the way around. The staff is very caring. The food is well set up and well prepared. There's singing, word games, and other stimulating activities." More

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Brookdale High Point North

Provides: Memory Care
1564 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC 27265
"Brookdale High Point North was more upscale than where my mother is. The one in charge of sales took us through and she was very professional and knew what she's talking about. Everybody seemed to..." More

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Brookdale Lawndale Park

Provides: Memory Care
4400 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
"Brookdale Lawndale Park provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's..." More

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Richland Place

Provides: Memory Care
3823 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro, NC 27455
"We chose Brookdale Lawndale Drive, and our overall experience was great. The administration worked so hard in a very timely manner. The rooms were comfortable. The staff was cordial and really..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Guilford County

    North Carolina is home to 10.3 million residents, and of this group, the Alzheimer's Association estimates that 170,000 have Alzheimer's disease. Guilford County, North Carolina, which is the third-most populous county in the state, has a population of 533,670 people, 14.8 percent of whom are 65 or over, which works out to about 78,983 individuals, many of whom may have Alzheimer's disease and require memory care.

    There are six memory care facilities in Guilford County, five of which are located in Greensboro, the county's largest city, and one situated in High Point. Memory care communities are classified as Special Care Units (SCUs) in North Carolina within Adult Care Homes (ACHs). 

    • The climate in Guilford County is quite comfortable. It ranks 65/100 on Sperling's Comfort Index scale. The area has pleasant summer and spring seasons, although it does get quite hot in the summer — the average high in July is around 89 degrees. Guilford County doesn't typically get much snow in the winter, either, only around 5 inches each year.
    • The cost of living in Guilford County is a big benefit, as it's quite affordable for seniors and their families. On a cost of living index where the national average is 100, Guilford County is 89.1, which is below the state average of 96. This index factors in housing, utilities, groceries and other expenses necessary for living.
    • Another great financial benefit to living in Guilford County is the tax rates. North Carolina is considered to be a moderately tax-friendly state for retirees, thanks to Social Security being fully tax exempt. Other retirement funds, such as public and private pensions and withdrawals from 401ks and IRAs are taxed at the state rate of 5.5%.
    • Guilford County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Neurology Department at Cone Health Medical Group in Greensboro, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

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


    Paying for Memory Care in Guilford County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in North Carolina

    $5,748.00 Davidson County
    $5,415.00 Orange County
    $5,322.00 Stokes County
    $5,032.00 Forsyth County
    $4,864.00 US
    $4,594.00 Guilford County
    $4,388.00 Rockingham County
    $4,033.00 Alamance County

    Memory Care costs in Guilford County start around $4,594 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Guilford County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Guilford County

    Guilford 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 Guilford County

    • Review of Morningview at Irving Park

      I'm very pleased with Morningview at Irving Park. It's very warm and very welcoming. The staff is wonderful. Everyone is very nice. My father loves the food. He doesn't participate much, but they h... Read more

      ReviewerJune23
    • Review of Richland Place

      My dad was at Richland Place for well over a year. They were good to him, but he needed a little more care than they could provide. You have to ring a bell to get in and that part was hard. It's no... Read more

      ReviewerJune23
    • Review of Carriage House Senior Living Community

      My father is at the Carriage House. It's good all the way around. The staff is very caring. The food is well set up and well prepared. There's singing, word games, and other stimulating activities. Read more

      Lisa
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