35 Memory Care Facilities in Mecklenburg County, NC

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Mecklenburg County, NC

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

Provides: Memory Care
5804 Old Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
"My wife has been in Brookdale Carriage Club Providence for a month now, and it's been great. She is in the memory care, and her room is very nice. We like it a lot. They have a very good and caring..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale South Charlotte

Provides: Memory Care
5515 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
"Brookdale South Charlotte was a very nice facility. The staff was very friendly. The residents in the memory care unit itself seemed very happy. It's very clean in appearance. The rooms were nice,..." More

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Sunrise on Providence

Provides: Memory Care
5114 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
"Sunrise on Providence was the other one that I went to visit that had a hoyer lift, but we cannot afford them. It's beautiful and they were nice, but all the bells and whistles that they had were..." More
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Brighton Gardens of Charlotte

Provides: Memory Care
6000 Park South Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210
"My mother has lived at Brighton Gardens for 5 years. Initially she lived in assisted living and then transferred to the dementia unit where she has been for the last 18 months. There is high..." More
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CoHomes Boutique Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
11308 Harrowfield Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
"CoHomes is a (six-bed) boutique-style senior living home for seniors that prefer a small family-like environment, completely furnished housing, housekeeping, home-cooked meals based on their..." More

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The Post at Providence

Provides: Memory Care
4416 Esherwood Lane, Charlotte, NC 28270
"This place is fantastic. Very homey with an excellent staff. My father spent his last few months of life at The Post and we could not have been happier with his care and comfort there. Music..." More

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Caring Star 2012

The Pines on Carmel

Provides: Memory Care
5820 Carmel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
"I went over to Charlotte Square, but they're not doing tours over there. I didn't know that until I was there. The lady came out and spoke with me. She said they're not doing any tours due to..." More

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Preston House

Provides: Memory Care
4910 Harris Woods Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28269
"Preston House is clean and professional. The staff was very caring and very professional. We know that our parents will be in good hands. The rooms were functional, clean, and up to date. It's an..." More

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Revived Senior living

Provides: Memory Care
7020 Wilson Grove Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227
"Revived Senior Living is a family care home licensed in the state of North Carolina for 6 non-ambulatory and ambulatory residents. We provide an alternative to large facilities for the placement of..." More

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The Post at Mint Hill

Provides: Memory Care
10215 Connello Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227
"There is a reason this beautiful location is in a residential area and feels like home to the residents. The managers and staff take pride in it inside and out AND take pride in their care of the..." More

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Senior Retreat at Park Crossing

Provides: Memory Care
10408 Avondale Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28210
"Senior Retreat at Park Crossing is located in South Charlotte in the Prestigious Park Crossing Neighborhood. This ranch house is located on a Cul-De-Sac street and is within one mile of CMC..." More

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Senior Retreat At Stonehaven

Provides: Memory Care
6400 Burlwood Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
"Senior Retreat at Stonehaven is located in Charlotte, NC. Seniors can enjoy a beautiful, green setting with McAlpine Creek Park and Boyce Park close by. The Sardis Presbyterian Church, Central..." More

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Blissful Living Senior Care

Provides: Memory Care
8901 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28215
"It is a difficult decision we face when it is time to place your loved one under someone else’s care. My family had the good fortune of my mom living under the care of Angela, Martin, Felicia and..." More

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TerraBella Little Avenue

Provides: Memory Care
7745 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226
"Elmcroft of Little Avenue is nestled in a small, quiet neighborhood community in south Charlotte, North Carolina is known for its home-like atmosphere. Nearby Pineville, a thriving town of 3,500..." More

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Brookdale South Park

Provides: Memory Care
5326 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
"My mother just moved into Brookdale South Park. What made me move there was its close proximity to where mom was. She's in memory care and they were very helpful in getting us what we needed to..." More

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Charter Senior Living of Charlotte

Provides: Memory Care
3610 Randolph Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
"Charter Senior Living of Charlotte was spacious, so it could accommodate seniors with wheelchairs (like my mom). It would be easy for her to be there. We saw the memory care and I liked it. They..." More

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Shepparton Family Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
9434 Shepparton Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
"At Senior Care Carolinas, we provide our seniors with a more intimate approach to daily living and care. Our comfortable, well-maintained homes provide the enjoyment of a backyard, the scent of a..." More

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Unlimited Possibilities

Provides: Memory Care
7245 City View Dr, Charlotte, NC 28211
"At Unlimited Possibilities, despite failing bodies and minds, we understand that people with dementia still need a home that is safe and comfortable. At Unlimited Possibilities, we feature home..." More

Lakeside Place, Inc.

Provides: Memory Care
7725 Linda Lake Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
"Lakeside Place, Inc. is a senior care facility in a beautiful quiet neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer room and board for seniors while also providing them with personal care..." More

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Peninsula Family Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
18240 John Connor Road, Cornelius, NC 28031
"At Senior Care Carolinas, we provide our seniors with a more intimate approach to daily living and care. Our comfortable, well-maintained homes provide the enjoyment of a back yard, the scent of a..." More

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The Haven & The Laurels in the Villag...

Provides: Memory Care
13150 Dorman Road, Pineville, NC 28134
"My husband will move into The Haven & The Laurels in the Village at Carolina Place. The residents seemed happy, and it was very clean. It did not have long hallways, and the common areas were..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Joyful Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
16627 Ranger Trail, Huntersville, NC 28078
"Joyful Senior Living has been a blessing to our family beyond measure. We could not ask for more attentive and caring people to watch over my mother. After previous experiences in both home..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Summit Place of Southpark

Provides: Memory Care
2101 Runnymede Ln, Charlotte, NC 28209
"My mother-in-law was a resident of Summit Place of South Park. She has passed on now, but she stayed there. She started out in assisted living, and went all the way through to hospice. She was in..." More

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Aldersgate

Provides: Memory Care
3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
"Aldersgate is a 62+ non-profit Life Plan Community that has been an integral part of Charlotte, North Carolina for more than 70 years. Aldersgate is actively involved in redefining and shaping the..." More

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The Laurels & The Haven in Highland C...

Provides: Memory Care
6101 Clarke Creek Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28269
"From the first few days, another resident followed him everywhere, called him by her husband's name and demanded that he belonged to her. She put her hands on him, she tried to drag him from his..." More

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Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

Provides: Memory Care
11230 Ballantyne Trace Court, Charlotte, NC 28277
"Legacy Heights Senior Living Community is excellent. The staff has been there a long time, and they're very helpful. We're pleased with them. My mother-in-law's room is very nice. She has dementia..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Wickshire Steele Creek

Provides: Memory Care
13600 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28278

Caring Star 2016

Waltonwood Providence

Provides: Memory Care
11945 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28277
"Waltonwood Providence was very family-oriented. It's a 20-bed facility so it has a very small number of residents. Their staff is certified in the things that they say and it would just be an ideal..." More

Cadence Senior Living Mint Hill

Provides: Memory Care
5601 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC 28105
"I could not be more pleased with Carillon Assisted Living Mint Hill. It has a homey atmosphere, it's not like a skilled nursing facility. Everybody seems like they care, and they eat together as a..." More

Arbor Ridge at Huntersville

Provides: Memory Care
10200 Hamptons Park Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
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Northlake House

Provides: Memory Care
9108 Reames Road, Charlotte, NC 28216
"Northlake House was really nice, clean, and bright. The staff is very loving, caring, and friendly. Camilla gave the tour, and she did a great job of following up on everything. It's the one we..." More

Mint Hill Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
10830 Lawyers Glen Drive, Mint Hill, NC 28227
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The Charlotte Assisted Living & Memor...

Provides: Memory Care
9120 Willow Ridge Rd., Charlotte, NC 28210
"Charlotte's Premier Assisted Living and Memory Care Community Experience luxury senior living at The Charlotte Assisted Living & Memory Care. Members of our community enjoy premier..." More

Willow Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
2040 Milton Road, Charlotte, NC 28215
"Willow Ridge was horrible. I did not make an appointment to go. I just walked in, and it had a person sitting upfront who told me that she doesn't give tours, but because the person who gives the..." More

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Unlimited Possibilities Family Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
13931 Thompson Rd, Charlotte, NC 28227
"Unlimited Possibilities has quickly established itself as a leader among Charlotte-area residential care providers. Its new community, The Village at Mint Hill, is thoughtfully designed to serve..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Mecklenburg County

    Mecklenburg County in North Carolina, which includes the city of Charlotte, is the most populous county in the state with 1,076,837 residents. Of this number, 10.9 percent of them are 65 or over, which is about 117,375 seniors —some of whom have dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Approximately 170,000 people have Alzheimer's disease in North Carolina, according to the Alzheimer's Association, and this number is expected to rise to 210,000 by 2025.

    To support those residents in Mecklenburg County who require memory care, there are 14 memory care facilities in the area with 13 of them located in Charlotte and one in Matthews, NC. In the state, memory care facilities are officially known as Special Care Units (SCUs) within assisted living residences    (ALRs). 

    • Weather in Mecklenburg County, NC, is relatively comfortable throughout the year. Winters tend to be mild, which is good news for seniors who may find cold weather challenging. The area averages only 3 inches of snow each winter, and summers tend to be warm, as the average July high is 89 degrees.
    • The cost of living in Mecklenburg County is quite affordable. It's a bit higher than the state average, but not by much. On a cost of living index where the national average is 100 and takes into account costs of housing, food, utilities and other expenses, Mecklenburg County scores a 111, only slightly higher than North Carolina's average of 96.
    • The Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC statistical area, which includes Mecklenburg County, tied for first place as the cleanest metropolitan area in the country for 24-hour particle pollution, according to the American Lung Association
    • Mecklenburg County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Mecklenburg County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in North Carolina

    $6,275.00 Lancaster County
    $5,500.00 Mecklenburg County
    $5,398.00 Cabarrus County
    $5,361.00 US
    $5,183.00 York County
    $5,007.00 Iredell County
    $4,645.00 Gaston County
    $3,800.00 Catawba County

    Memory Care costs in Mecklenburg County start around $5,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Mecklenburg County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mecklenburg County

    Mecklenburg 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 Mecklenburg County

    • Review of The Post at Mint Hill

      There is a reason this beautiful location is in a residential area and feels like home to the residents. The managers and staff take pride in it inside and out AND take pride in their care of the r... Read more

      All Me
    • Review of Charter Senior Living of Charlotte

      Charter Senior Living of Charlotte was spacious, so it could accommodate seniors with wheelchairs (like my mom). It would be easy for her to be there. We saw the memory care and I liked it. They we... Read more

      Karen
    • Review of Waltonwood Providence

      Waltonwood Providence was very family-oriented. It's a 20-bed facility so it has a very small number of residents. Their staff is certified in the things that they say and it would just be an ideal... Read more

      Melanie
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