3 Memory Care Facilities near Hampstead, NC
Also serving communities of Burgaw, Wallace.
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Hampstead area, with 2 in Hampstead and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Hampstead is $5,180 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Wilmington with an average starting cost of $4,207.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hampstead. Better rated regions include Wilmington with an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Hampstead, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hampstead
The coastal community of Hampstead, North Carolina, has a large population of senior citizens, with adults 65 and older representing one in five residents. Despite the area's demographics, Alzheimer's disease affects fewer families in Pender County than in other parts of North Carolina. Statewide, more than 170,000 adults are affected by this common form of dementia. To meet the needs of this population, Hampstead is home to several adult care homes that are qualified to operate special care units according to regulations set by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
- Hampstead is a safe community based on the low number of violent crimes and thefts. The area's crime scores are substantially lower than other parts of the Wilmington metropolitan area. Hampstead has a violent crime score of 29.2 and a property crime score of 33.1. Additionally, memory care facilities typically have security controls in place to protect residents at all times.
- For fixed-income seniors, Hampstead is an attractive location thanks to the reasonable cost of living. Housing costs are 39 percent higher than the median for the U.S., which makes it one of the most expensive items. Also, healthcare is eight percent higher than the national average, but Hampstead residents still pay less than folks in other parts of the state.
- As part of the Wilmington metropolitan area, Hampstead residents enjoy excellent year-round air quality. It was tied for first place for its low ozone levels and minimal particle pollution. These conditions may benefit older adults who are susceptible to pollution in general as well as individuals who have asthma and breathing difficulties.
- Seniors in Hampstead are also affected by the weather. The area has a Sperling's Comfort Index of 71 out of 100 based on its rainy climate, balmy summers and mixed winter weather. Families who are visiting memory care facilities may wish to determine which safety measures the property has to protect residents from storms and extreme temperatures.
Paying for Memory Care in Hampstead
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hampstead start around $5,180 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hampstead 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 Hampstead
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 Hampstead
Hampstead 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 Hampstead, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Hampstead Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hampstead
Hampstead-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.