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The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Stokes County, NC for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Stokes County is $6,072 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include ...

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Stokes County

Approximately 170,000 people have Alzheimer's in North Carolina, out of the state's some 10.2 million residents. The Alzheimer's Association predicts this number to rise to 210,000 by 2025, an increase of 23.5 percent.

Stokes County, North Carolina, is located along the Virginia border and has an estimated population of 45,717 people, 20.6 percent of whom are 65 or over. To accommodate those seniors who have dementia or Alzheimer's, there are two memory care facilities, one located in King and the other in Walnut Cove.

In North Carolina, memory care facilities are officially known as Special Care Units (SCUs) within Adult Care Homes (ADHs). The state classifies ADHs as a type of assisted living residence, or ALR.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • Climate in Stokes County is relatively comfortable during most of the year. The average high in July is around 87 degrees, and there are 216 sunny days per year, on average, in Stokes County. Winters tend to be a bit cold, but the area doesn't receive much snow — only 11 inches a year on average.
  • The cost of living in Stokes County is quite affordable. Its cost of living score comes in well below the national average of 100. Stokes County's cost of living is 91 on this index, which is also below the state average of 96. A lower cost of living may mean more room in a memory care living budget.
  • North Carolina is considered to be moderately tax-friendly to retirees. The state does not tax Social Security retirement benefits and sales tax is quite near the national average. Other forms of retirement income, including 401ks and IRAs are taxed at the state's income tax rate of 5.499 percent.
  • Stokes County is home to world-class medical facilities, including LifeBrite Community Hospital of Stokes, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Memory Care in Stokes County

Memory Care costs in Stokes County start around $6,072 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Stokes 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.

Counties in North Carolina

Guilford County

$6,250

Randolph County

$6,201

Stokes County

$6,072

Rockingham County

$5,891

Forsyth County

$5,840

US

$5,694

Davidson County

$5,330

Danville City

$3,876

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Stokes 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 Stokes County

Stokes 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 Stokes County, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stokes County

Stokes 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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Lisa

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Review of Priddy Manor

I am leaning towards Priddy Manor for my father. The price was right, and the facility was well-kept. The staff who assisted me during the tour was great. They had activities for the residents and...

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Susan

I visited this facility

Review of Walnut Ridge Assisted Living

We did a tour of Walnut Ridge Assisted Living. We went in, and they notified the lady we were supposed to talk to. She came and had a folder with all their information in it. She sat down with us...

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Karen

I visited this facility

Review of Rose Tara

Everything about Rose Tara was OK. It's older, but money-wise, it's something that we can afford for the years to come. The rooms were very nice. They were large and it's got private bathrooms. Of...

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