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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Pinehurst, NC for 2024

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Pinehurst

The Adult Care Licensure office of the North Carolina Division of Health Services regulates the state’s memory care communities. This oversight, which includes inspections and enforcement of standards, ensures that seniors receive the high-quality care they deserve from well-trained staff in clean, comfortable communities. Seniors and families can access an online database to view ratings and information about particular communities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Pinehurst

 

  • The cost of living in Pinehurst is just slightly higher than the national norm, rating 100.3 compared to the U.S. average of 100. Some expense categories are a little higher than average while others, such as utilities and transportation, are less costly, which can make budgeting easier. Additionally, North Carolina’s Aging and Adult Services works with older adults to provide financial guidance and support.
  • Pinehurst’s climate is mixed. Summers are hot with July highs averaging 90 degrees Fahrenheit while winters are milder with little snow and January lows dipping down to 30 degrees Fahrenheit. On average, the city experiences more sunny days than other locations, 213 compared to the national average of 205. Memory care communities can help seniors avoid weather concerns, for they offer a controlled climate and many essential services right on-site.
  • Pinehurst is a relatively safe city with low crime rates. On a 100-point scale, local violent crime comes in at 8.3 compared to the national average of 22.7, and property crime comes in at 15.4 compared to 35.4. Memory care offers an added layer of security for peace of mind for seniors and their families.
  • Seniors in Pinehurst may benefit from the city’s above-average air and water quality ratings. Water quality stands at 67 on a 100-point scale compared to the U.S. average of 55, and air quality is 63 compared to a national average of 58. Good air and water quality may decrease the risk of certain illnesses.
  • For health care, residents of Pinehurst can turn to FirstHeath Moore Regional Hospital. This major medical center provides emergency and primary care along with numerous specialties and over 280 physicians. 

 

Paying for Memory Care in Pinehurst

Note: Residential memory care is usually offered in assisted living facilities, and in general, memory care rates tend to be 20-30% higher than assisted living rates. No national database currently tracks memory care costs in the United States, so we've estimated the monthly memory care costs listed below by adding 25% to the rates listed in Genworth's 2021 Cost of Care Survey.

Pinehurst’s seniors can expect to pay an average of $3,750 monthly for memory care, but these rates can vary with the accommodations and care packages selected.

The Cost of Memory Care in Nearby Cities

Averaging $3,750 per month, Pinehurst’s memory care rates are on the low end of the cost spectrum, coming in 33.3% below the national average and 25.2% below the North Carolina state norm. Other North Carolina cities show significantly higher memory care prices than Pinehurst. Costs in Raleigh average $6,735 per month, while prices in Wilmington stand at $6,568. Asheville’s rates are also higher, coming in at $2,498 more expensive than Pinehurst’s, and Charlotte’s costs are $1,750 more.

Pinehurst

$3,750

North Carolina

$5,013

United States

$5,625

Asheville

$6,248

Charlotte

$5,500

Raleigh

$6,735

Wilmington

$6,568

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors in Pinehurst have many choices when it comes to senior care, but some options cost more than others. Adult day health care, for instance, is the least expensive at $867 per month, but it may not be appropriate for seniors with memory loss. Assisted living costs more than adult day programs but still costs $750 lower than memory care. In-home care or home health care run about $4,004 and may be good options for seniors who can still remain safely at home. Those who need more comprehensive care may choose a nursing home at $6,722.

Memory Care

$3,750

In-Home Care

$4,004

Home Health Care

$4,004

Adult Day Health Care

$867

Assisted Living Facility

$3,000

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$6,722

Note: Data for Pinehurst was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Fayetteville, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Pinehurst

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in North Carolina page.

Financial Assistance for Memory Care 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 Pinehurst

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

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pinehurst

 

Pinehurst Memory Care Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Memory Care Facilities in North Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page for more information about these laws.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in North Carolina

Reviews of Communities Nearby

Memory Care

Carol

I visited this facility

Review of Brookdale Pinehurst

Brookdale Pinehurst was very nice. I would put my brother in there. It was near the hospital. They have a combination of different residents, like people that just live there because they can't...

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Memory Care

Lauren

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Brookdale Pinehurst

I'm very, very happy with Brookdale Pinehurst. They've been amazing to work with, and my grandmother seems seem to be adjusting very, very well. She's been there for probably weeks now, and my...

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