4 Memory Care Facilities near Thomasville, NC
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There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Thomasville area, with 3 in Thomasville and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Thomasville is $6,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include High Point with an average starting cost of $3,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Thomasville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Thomasville 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Thomasville, NC
1 Memory Care Facility near Thomasville, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Thomasville
The Thomasville area has a total of 19 memory care facilities, including three in the city itself and another 16 in nearby cities like Winston-Salem. The residents in these facilities typically have cognitive conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, so they require additional care over that provided by standard adult care facilities. The Division of Health Service Regulation regulates the licensing and administration of memory care facilities in North Carolina. Thomasville is located inside the Piedmont Triad in north-central North Carolina and has a particularly high concentration of historic landmarks. This city has a population of about 27,000, of whom 16.2 percent are senior citizens.
- Memory care residents in Thomasville will find the climate in this city to be slightly more comfortable than the U.S. average. Its rating on the Sperling Comfort Index is 59, whereas the national average is 54. This index rates climate on a relative scale of one to 100, with a higher scale indicating a more comfortable climate. Thomasville receives an average of only four inches of snow each year, compared to the national average of 26 inches. The average low temperature during January is 29 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 89 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The cost of living in Thomasville is relatively low at 15 percent below the U.S. average, making this city more affordable for senior citizens on a tight budget. Health care is the only essential expense that’s relatively high, at 11 percent above the national average. Groceries are about seven percent below the national average, and utilities are about four percent below average.
- Thomasville has a relatively high crime rate, especially for property crimes. Most memory care facilities are equipped with security equipment such as alarms and surveillance cameras, but it's a good idea to ask about security precautions. The relative rate of property crimes in Thomasville is 55 on a scale of one to 100, compared to 43.8 for the state and 38.1 for the country.
- The air quality in Thomasville is slightly lower than average, which could be a particular concern to senior citizens with pre-existing respiratory conditions. This city has a score of 51 on the National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA), which measures the risk of respiratory illnesses and lung cancer on a scale of one to 100, with a higher score indicating lower risk. The state average for the NATA is 62, while the national average is 58.
Paying for Memory Care in Thomasville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Thomasville start around $6,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Thomasville 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 Thomasville
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 Thomasville
Thomasville 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 Thomasville, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Thomasville
Thomasville-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Thomasville
Review of The Perryman House
The staff is attentive and loving to residents and visitors Read more
Review of The Perryman House
I think The Almost Home Group is a wonderful place. It’s very small. It’s a house, and there are only six patients in there. I think the level of care is excellent. They seem to be taking really go... Read more
Review of The Perryman House
I can't say enough about The Perryman House. My wife Tammy and is a resident there for almost a year now. It has a nice at home sitting and very helpful staff. I would highly recommend this place t... Read more