2 Memory Care Facilities in Rockingham County, NC
The average cost of memory care in Rockingham County is $4,388 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Danville City with an average starting cost of $3,665.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Rockingham County
Rockingham County is located in northern North Carolina along the Virginia border, and is known as “North Carolina's North Star”. Its population is estimated to be 90,949 residents, 19.9 percent of whom are age 65 or over. To support residents who require memory care, there are two memory care facilities in Rockingham County, one located in Mayodan and the other in Reidsville.
In North Carolina, memory care facilities are officially known as Special Care Units (SCUs).
- The climate in Rockingham County, NC, is quite comfortable for seniors. Spring and summers tend to be warm, as the average high in July is around 88 degrees. Winters, while somewhat cold, don't feature a lot of snow, as the area only receives about 5 inches on average each year. This is good news for seniors who may find winters challenging.
- The cost of living in Rockingham County is a huge benefit to living here. It falls well below national and state averages on cost of living indices. For instance, on a cost of living scale where the national average is 100, Rockingham County falls at 78 and North Carolina as a whole is 96.
- Rockingham County, NC is home to world-class medical facilities, including UNC Rockingham, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- North Carolina is considered to be moderately tax-friendly for retirees. The state has low property taxes, and does not tax Social Security income. However, other forms of retirement income, including 401k funds and IRA accounts are fully taxed at North Carolina's income tax rate of 5.499 percent.
Paying for Memory Care in Rockingham County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rockingham County start around $4,388 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rockingham 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 Rockingham 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 Rockingham County
Rockingham 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 Rockingham County, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Rockingham County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rockingham County
Rockingham 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.