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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in High Point, NC for 2024

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What to Consider About Memory Care in High Point

Memory care communities in High Point are governed by the NC Department of Health and Human Services. This government body conducts regular audits and inspections of the state’s long-term care homes. It also runs the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, which provides advocacy to seniors in residential care. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in High Point

  • The cost of living in High Point is 19.5 points lower than the national benchmark of 100. It’s also 10.5 points lower than the North Carolina median of 91. Grocery, housing, health care and transportation costs are lower in the city than in much of the rest of the country. 
  • In High Point, there are 222 physicians per 100,000 people, which is higher than the national average of 210 per 100,000. The local High Point Medical Center has a neuroscience center, stroke center and the Piedmont joint replacement center. 
  • The air quality in High Point is 3 points lower than the nationwide average of 58. However, the city’s water quality is 20 points above the nation’s norm of 55. 
  • High Point gets 12 more sunny days per year than the U.S. median of 205. The city gets only 5 inches of snow in the winter, compared to the countrywide average of 28. 
  • The city has a specialized senior transportation program that offers paratransit and on-demand services within the city limits for those who cannot access fixed-route transportation. Eligibility is required.
  • The violent crime rate in High Point is 1.1 points above the national norm of 22.7. The property crime rate is also higher, at 52.4 compared to 35.4. Fortunately, seniors in long-term care homes are protected by advanced security measures such as alarms and video surveillance. 

Paying for Memory Care in High Point

Note: Residential memory care is usually offered in assisted living facilities, and in general, memory care rates tend to be 20-30% higher than assisted living rates. No national database currently tracks memory care costs in the United States, so we’ve estimated the monthly memory care costs listed below by adding 25% to the rates listed in Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey.

In High Point, memory care costs around $4,750 per month, although actual costs vary by location. 

The Cost of Memory Care in Nearby Cities

Memory care in High Point is more affordable than the state average of $5,013. It’s also cheaper than the national median of $5,625. Compared to nearby Winston, seniors in High Point pay $1,404 less per month. Raleigh has some of the state’s highest memory care costs, averaging $6,735. In Burlington, the same type of care costs $4,156. The most affordable memory care costs in North Carolina can be found in Goldsboro, where seniors save $1,375 per month compared to those in High Point.

High Point

$4,750

North Carolina

$5,013

The United States

$5,625

Raleigh

$6,735

Goldsboro

$3,375

Burlington

$4,156

Winston

$6,154

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

At $4,750, memory care is one of the most expensive types of long-term care in High Point. In-home care and home health care are more affordable, at $4,195 per month. Assisted living costs $950 per month less than memory care. Adult day health care is the most affordable option, at $1,053. Nursing homes offer the most intensive care at the highest price; for a semiprivate room, seniors pay $7,574 per month. 

Memory Care

$4,750

In-Home Care

$4,195

Home Health Care

$4,195

Adult Day Health Care

$1,053

Assisted Living Facility

$3,800

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$7,574

Note: Data for High Point was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Greensboro, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in High Point

In High Point there are options for seniors who need financial assistance paying for Memory Care. For more information about other options, who qualifies, and how to apply, visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.

More ways to pay for memory care in NC

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 & Low-Cost Memory Care Resources in High Point

In High Point, there is a variety of resources available to people experiencing memory loss. They can help people preserve their neurological health, get engaged with others and plan for the future. 

ResourceContactService
Piedmont Triad Area Agency on Aging(336) 904-0300Older adults in High Point can turn to this organization for age-related resources such as legal aid and medical transportation. Seniors can learn how to manage chronic conditions and maintain their wellness through this agency's healthy aging courses. A support program is available for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter

(800) 272-3900Through this organization, people experiencing memory loss can get help assessing their symptoms and staying up-to-date with the latest Alzheimer's-related discoveries. This body maintains a vast collection of education about the progression of Alzheimer's and how affected individuals can manage their conditions.
Long Term Care Ombudsman(800) 662-7030Ombudsmen with this organization can help older adults understand their long-term care options. They also work to protect the rights and welfare of care home residents.
Legal Aid of North Carolina(800) 951-2257A Senior Law Project offered by this law firm provides assistance to people 60 and over. Attorneys can provide assistance with the creation of wills and powers of attorney, financial matters and public benefits access.
Dementia Alliance of North Carolina(919) 832-3732Here, people with Alzheimer's and dementia can access the NC Registry for Brain Health, through which they can participate in the latest clinical trials and research studies about neurological health. Additionally, experts with this charity can connect people in need with trusted local dementia resources.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in High Point

High Point Memory Care Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Memory Care Facilities in North Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page for more information about these laws.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Bamako

I visited this facility

Review of Piedmont Christian Home, Inc.

Whenever I first did a tour of the place I thought God has answered my prayers!! My mom would be close to us and it would be great fit. Well, the day my mom moved in the facility it smelled just...

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kai

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Piedmont Christian Home, Inc.

management defensive, over medicate, items go missing, grooming and haircuts not getting done

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Reviewer#DT0428

I visited this facility

Review of Brookdale High Point North Memory Care

Brookdale High Point North Memory Care was well-kept. It was newer, maintained, and a very pleasant facility. The person who gave me the tour was very informative and very helpful. She gave a good...

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