3 Memory Care Facilities in Iredell County, NC

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Atria Lake Norman

Provides: Memory Care
140 Carriage Club Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117
"Located just west of downtown Mooresville, Atria Lake Norman is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater..." More

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Brookdale Peachtree (MC)

Provides: Memory Care
2814 Peachtree Road, Statesville, NC 28625
"My mother was a resident there in the Alzheimer's unit when it was called Southern Assisted Living. The place was wonderful. We have many happy memories from her stay there. Very clean, well..." More
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Summit Place of Mooresville

Provides: Memory Care
128 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117
"Summit Place of Mooresville offers compassionate senior care in Mooresville, NC. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Iredell County

    About 170,000 people in North Carolina have Alzheimer's disease out of the state's 10.3 million residents. In Iredell County, North Carolina, the population is 178,435 as of the July 2018 census. Of these residents, approximately 15.5% are aged 65 or over, which is about 27,657 residents, many of whom may require memory care. In Iredell County, there are three memory care facilities, two in Moresville and one in Statesville.

    In North Carolina, memory care communities are known as Special Care Units  (SCUs) situated within Adult Care Homes (ACHs), which is considered a type of assisted living residence (ALR) according to the state. 

    • The climate in Iredell County is pleasant. There are an average of 214 sunny days a year, and the area receives about 5 inches of snow in the winter. The average high in the summer is 88 degrees, and the average winter low in January is 25.
    • The cost of living in Iredell County is about on par with the state average. On a cost of living index where the national average is 100 and includes factors such as housing, groceries and utilities, Iredell County scores a 102, compared to North Carolina's overall average of 96.
    • North Carolina is moderately tax-friendly for seniors, as the state does not tax Social Security, but does tax other forms of retirement income at the state rate of 5.5%. This includes withdrawals from retirement accounts and public and private pension funds.
    • Property crime rates in Iredell County may be a concern for seniors and their families looking into memory care options, as property crime is 54.6 on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime). This is above the state average of 37.7. Violent crime rates are lower at 20.6, which is right around the state average of 21.4. 

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

    Paying for Memory Care in Iredell County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in North Carolina

    $6,100.00 Catawba County
    $6,000.00 Gaston County
    $5,748.00 Davidson County
    $5,310.00 Forsyth County
    $5,036.00 Cabarrus County
    $4,939.00 US
    $4,897.00 Mecklenburg County
    $4,450.00 Iredell County

    Memory Care costs in Iredell County start around $4,450 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Iredell County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Iredell County

    Iredell 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 Iredell County

    • Review of Brookdale Peachtree (MC)

      My parents have been staying at Brookdale Peachtree for about two weeks now. The place is very nice and homey. We got a very good welcome when we arrived. They're looking for CNA help which affecte... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Peachtree (MC)

      We liked Brookdale Peachtree a lot. One of the things I was most impressed about them was the Rane which is a bathing system which is on a pedestal that tilts, so my mother-in-law can be easily bat... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Peachtree (MC)

      My mother was a resident there in the Alzheimer's unit when it was called Southern Assisted Living. The place was wonderful. We have many happy memories from her stay there. Very clean, well sta... Read more

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