14 Memory Care Facilities in Mecklenburg County, NC

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale South Charlotte

Provides: Memory Care
5515 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
"Brookdale South Charlotte provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing..." More

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Brookdale Cotswold

Provides: Memory Care
3610 Randolph Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Summit Place of Southpark

Provides: Memory Care
2102 Runnymede Lane, Charlotte, NC 28209
"Summit Place of Southpark offers compassionate senior care in Charlotte, NC. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

Provides: Memory Care
5800 Old Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC 28226
"Brookdale Carriage Club Providence provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are..." 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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Elmcroft of 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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Sunrise on Providence

Provides: Memory Care
5114 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
"Located just minutes from South Park Mall, Arboretum Shopping Center and a wide variety of restaurants, Sunrise on Providence sits on 12 acres of hardwoods and enjoys the view of a beautiful lake..." More

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Brighton Gardens of Charlotte

Provides: Memory Care
6000 Park South Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210
"Discover our beautifully landscaped courtyard and gardens, enjoy our fine cuisine or join in an activity or social group. At Brighton Gardens, we have an abundance of ways to make your life here..." More

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Preston House

Provides: Memory Care
4910 Harris Woods Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28269
"Hidden gem! I went to visit my friends grandmother with her at Preston House and was very impressed. All staff I encountered were smiling, warm, friendly and so attentive to the residents. The..." More

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Caring Star 2012

Charlotte Square

Provides: Memory Care
5820 Carmel Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
"Bank on having the time of your life at Charlotte Square, where a full calendar of activities and social programs, in addition to apartments with thoughtful amenities and services, offers a..." More

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Brookdale South Park

Provides: Memory Care
5326 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
"Mom has been at Brookdale South Charlotte in the memory care unit for about two months now. The care giving team has been wonderful to my mom even though she can often be a challenge. They give..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Crossings at Steele Creek

Provides: Memory Care
13600 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28278
"Our team of dedicated, experienced professionals provides the highest level of support in an atmosphere that is appreciated by both residents and their families. Specialized programs and services..." More

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The Laurels & The Haven in Highland C...

Provides: Memory Care
6101 Clarke Creek Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28269
"We've thought of everything at The Laurels in Highland Creek! The assisted living community is designed around individual neighborhoods, each with it's own personality fostering closeness within..." More

Carillon Assisted 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

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mecklenburg County

  • Review of Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    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 ... Read more

    Anthony
  • Review of Preston House

    Hidden gem! I went to visit my friends grandmother with her at Preston House and was very impressed. All staff I encountered were smiling, warm, friendly and so attentive to the residents. The comm... Read more

    Jian2
  • Review of Carillon Assisted Living - Mint Hill

    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 ... Read more

    Susan
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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

$5,748.00 Davidson County
$4,799.00 US
$4,765.00 Mecklenburg County
$4,648.00 Cabarrus County
$4,643.00 York County
$4,450.00 Iredell County
$4,249.00 Lancaster County

Memory Care costs in Mecklenburg County start around $4,765 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 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. Financial Assistance in North Carolina Financial Assistance in North Carolina

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 an assisted living 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 Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

Memory Care Facilities in Mecklenburg County

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in North Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page for more information about these laws.

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