2 Memory Care Facilities in Wilson, NC
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Wilson, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wilson
Located approximately 40 miles east of the state capital of Raleigh, Wilson, North Carolina, is a city in Wilson County with approximately 14,800 seniors. North Carolina has 92,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. To accommodate these seniors, there are two memory care facilities in the area. Regulated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation, memory care facilities are adult care homes with dementia care units.
- To ensure the safety of their loved ones in memory care in Wilson, it’s important to find out about the security measures in place. The city itself has an overall crime rate that is 31 percent higher than the national average. People have a one in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime when visiting or living in the area.
- The city of Wilson is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Wilson Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Winters in Wilson are short and cold with average January lows around 30. The city only gets around 2 inches of snow per year, which is ideal for those who are trying to escape the snowy cities up north. Summers are hot and humid with July highs around 90 degrees. The city also gets around 47 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
- The cost of living index in Wilson is 86.2, which is lower than the national average of 100. This is also lower than the state average of 96, which might make it easier for families with loved ones in memory care in the city to stay within a budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Wilson
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in North Carolina
Memory Care costs in Wilson start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wilson 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 Wilson
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 Wilson
Wilson 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 Wilson, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Wilson Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wilson
Wilson-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.