3 Memory Care Facilities in Moore County, NC
The average cost of memory care in Moore County is $4,461 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Moore County
Moore County, North Carolina, is located in the central part of the state, close to the Raleigh/Durham area. Its population in July 2017 was 97,264 – of this figure, 23,148 are seniors age 65 or over, or about 23.8 percent of the county's total population. To support those seniors in Moore County who require memory care, there are three memory care facilities. Two are located in Pinehurst and one is located in Southern Pines. In North Carolina, memory care facilities are officially known as Special Care Units (SCUs).
- Moore County has a relatively comfortable year-round climate. Summers tend to be warm, with the average July high around 89 degrees. There are an average of 217 sunny days a year in Moore County, which is good news for memory care seniors and their families who may enjoy spending time outside.
- Seniors can feel safe living in Moore County, as crime is relatively low here. On a scale of one (low crime) to 100 (high crime), Moore County scores a 37.4 for property crime and 37.7 for violent crime. Both of these are slightly lower than the Pinehurst-Southern Pines metro area averages of 41.2 and 40.5 for property and violent crime.
- Moore County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Taxes for seniors who collect retirement income are relatively moderate in North Carolina. Social Security benefits are tax exempt, but other forms of retirement income, including 401ks, IRAs and pensions are taxed at the state income tax rate of 5.499 percent.
Paying for Memory Care in Moore County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Moore County start around $4,381 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 Moore 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 Moore 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 Moore County
Moore 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 Moore County, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Moore County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Moore County
Moore 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.