1 Memory Care Facility in Jacksonville, NC

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The A.R.C - The Alzheimer's Related C...

Provides: Memory Care
1241 Onslow Pines Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
"I toured the A.R.C. They gave me the 50-cent walk-in tour. I saw some of the rooms, the common areas, and witnessed the residents and hired hands in there. They answered any questions that I had,..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Jacksonville

    Jacksonville is home to close to 43,000 people, over 19 percent aged 65 and older. Located in North Carolina where approximately 170,000 people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, Jacksonville has one memory care facility to help provide a stable environment and specialized care for people with cognitive impairments. Also called Adult Care Homes (ACHs), these types of facilities are regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation and must follow special provisions for serving seniors with dementia. 

    • The city of Jacksonville is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as the Onslow Memorial Hospital and the Brynn Marr Hospital, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
    • The cost of living index in Jacksonville is 89.1, which is lower than the state average of 96 and the national average of 100. This makes Jacksonville an affordable option for families paying for memory care for their loved ones in the city.
    • Summers in Jacksonville and hot and humid with average July highs around 89 degrees. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 33. The city only gets around an inch of snow per year, which makes the area ideal for seniors who prefer warmer temperatures.
    • Crime in Jacksonville is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Jacksonville, violent crime is ranked 19, which is lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 57.4, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Families with seniors in memory care in the area should make sure the memory care facility has adequate security measures in place.


    Paying for Memory Care in Jacksonville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in North Carolina

    $9,000.00 Greenville
    $5,372.00 Morehead City
    $5,200.00 Wilson
    $5,195.00 Hampstead
    $4,869.00 US
    $4,303.00 New Bern
    $3,800.00 Jacksonville
    $3,692.00 Wilmington

    Memory Care costs in Jacksonville start around $3,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville

    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 Jacksonville

    Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.

    Directory of Winners in the Jacksonville Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jacksonville

    Jacksonville-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.

    Memory Care near Jacksonville, NC

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Jacksonville

    • Review of The A.R.C - The Alzheimer's Related Care Community

      We visited The Alzheimer's Related Care. The staff was very helpful, very accommodating, and very friendly. She showed us what she had available at the time. The place was older but well run and cl... Read more

      Kathy
    • Review of The A.R.C - The Alzheimer's Related Care Community

      I toured the A.R.C. They gave me the 50-cent walk-in tour. I saw some of the rooms, the common areas, and witnessed the residents and hired hands in there. They answered any questions that I had, t... Read more

      Ken
    • Review of The A.R.C - The Alzheimer's Related Care Community

      My friend went to The A.R.C. It's nice and it's clean. They have activities every day. They have nail painting, the ability to go out to Burger King or Dairy Queen, they have service dogs come in, ... Read more

      Wendy
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