2 Memory Care Facilities in Mooresville, NC
Also serving communities of Statesville.
The average cost of memory care in Mooresville is $6,752 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Concord with an average starting cost of $4,348.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Mooresville
Approximately 170,000 people in North Carolina have Alzheimer's out of the state's 10,273,419 residents. The Alzheimer's Association projects this number to grow to 23.5 percent by the year 2025, putting the total number of residents with Alzheimer's at 210,000 people.
In Mooresville, NC, there are 37,820 residents, 10.8 percent of whom are 65 or over. There are two memory care facilities in Mooresville to accommodate the population of seniors with memory-related conditions.
In North Carolina, memory care facilities are officially recognized as Special Care Units (SCUs) within an Adult Care Home (ACH), which is a type of assisted living residence (ALR).
- Mooresville has a very comfortable year-round climate. There are an average of 216 sunny days a year and the average high in July is around 88 degrees. Since it's located further south in the United States, the area does not receive much snow in the winter, averaging around 4 inches. This is good news for seniors who may find winters challenging.
- The cost of living in Mooresville is relatively affordable. On a cost of living index where the national average is 100, Mooresville falls at 116, slightly above the state average of 96. Housing is the biggest factor affecting cost of living differences.
- Mooresville is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- North Carolina is moderately tax-friendly for retirees. It does not tax Social Security income benefits, but other forms of retirement income, including 401ks and IRAs, are taxed at the state's flat income tax rate of 5.499 percent.
Paying for Memory Care in Mooresville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mooresville start around $5,225 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 Mooresville 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 Mooresville
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 Mooresville
Mooresville 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 Mooresville, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Mooresville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mooresville
Mooresville-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.