24 Memory Care Facilities near Raleigh, NC
Also serving communities of Clayton, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Youngsville, Smithfield.
There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Raleigh area, with 14 in Raleigh and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Raleigh is $5,003 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,855.
To help you with your search, browse the 22 reviews below for memory care facilities in Raleigh. On average, consumers rate memory care in Raleigh 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cary with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Raleigh find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Raleigh, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Raleigh, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina, has a population of 464,758 seniors, of which 44,000 are seniors. The city is at the center of groundbreaking dementia research. The Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Duke University is known for its research on the genetic component of Alzheimer’s disease and the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina.
To support its senior population, Raleigh offers 12 memory care facilities, and there are an additional 11 spread throughout the neighboring towns of Cary, Clayton, Rolesville, and Apex. Two types of memory care facilities in North Carolina serve seniors with dementia, and both are licensed by the Division of Health Service Regulation. Family Care Homes serve two to six residents and Adult Care Homes serve seven or more residents. Both may provide hospice and home health care services directly or through third-party providers.
- Raleigh is the second-largest city in North Carolina and enjoys relatively low crime rates. For example, Raleigh’s population is 1.6 times as large as neighboring Greensboro yet its violent crime and property crime rates are each about 25 percent lower. Seniors who live here can benefit from access to big-city amenities, while their loved ones can enjoy peace of mind regarding their safety.
- Raleigh has earned a passing grade from the American Lung Association for its annual particle pollution, but its short-term particle pollution has a “C” grade. Raleigh’s air quality could impact the health of seniors, especially those with cardiovascular conditions.
- The Sperling Comfort Index gives Raleigh a rating of 63 out of 100 compared to the national average of 54, suggesting a milder climate. Summers in this city tend to be hot and humid, so it's a good idea to ask your chosen memory care facility how they keep their residents safe in extreme weather.
Paying for Memory Care in Raleigh
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Raleigh start around $4,661 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,964 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Raleigh 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 Raleigh
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 Raleigh
Raleigh 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 Raleigh, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Raleigh
Raleigh-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.
Other Options in Raleigh, NC
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Raleigh
Review of Waltonwood Lake Boone
We just moved my relative into Waltonwood Lake Boone. I really liked the staff at this facility. The facility itself is new, light, and bright. There's a lot of natural light, and even in the memor... Read more
Review of Elmcroft of Northridge
We chose Elmcroft of Northridge for Mom because of the location, services, and affordability. We like the number of services to residents, the activities, the food services, and the accommodations.... Read more
Review of Carillon Assisted Living
I like Carillon a lot. It was very nice. The room was a 2-bedroom with just enough space. The staff was great. Everybody was great. I don't know about amenities or activities, but I know they have ... Read more