6 Memory Care Facilities near Winston-Salem, NC
Also serving communities of Clemmons, Kernersville, King, Walnut Cove, Mount Airy.
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Winston-Salem area, with 5 in Winston-Salem and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Winston-Salem is $5,294 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include High Point with an average starting cost of $5,230.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Winston-Salem. On average, consumers rate memory care in Winston-Salem 3.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include High Point with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Winston-Salem find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Winston-Salem, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Winston-Salem, NC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Winston Salem
The Forsyth county town of Winston-Salem boasts 344 physicians per 100,000 people, which is 1.5 times more than the national average. Winston-Salem residents have access to excellent health care programs like the geriatrics-focused health care offered by the Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention at the Wake Forest Baptist Health Center. To further support residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, there are four memory care facilities in Winston-Salem itself as well as 10 others in nearby Clemmons, High Point, Walnut Cove, Kernersville, Greensboro, Thomasville, Lexington and King.
In Winston-Salem, as in the rest of North Carolina, the Division of Health Service Regulation licenses two types of memory care facilities based on size: facilities that serve two to six residents are called family care homes, and facilities that serve seven or more residents are called adult care homes. Both serve seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia and may provide hospice and home health care services directly or through third-party providers.
- Forsyth County has earned a passing grade from the American Lung Association for its low levels of particle pollution. Senior residents with respiratory illnesses would not have to worry about their condition worsening due to poor air quality.
- The Sperling Comfort Index gives Winston-Salem a rating of 66 out of 100 for its mild climate, compared to the national average of 54. This city receives 75 percent less snowfall and 28 percent less precipitation than the national average, so seniors with dementia are less likely to be endangered by extreme weather.
- Crime rates in Winston-Salem are significantly higher than the national average. Seniors and their loved ones may want to inquire about the security procedures in place at their chosen memory care facility. On a scale of one to 100, with 100 being the least safe, this city’s violent crime rating is 57.9, almost twice the national average, and its property crime rating is 68.3, 1.8 times the national average.
- North Carolina does not tax Social Security retirement benefits, and other types of retirement income are taxed at a moderate rate of 5.499%. This may make memory care services more affordable.
Paying for Memory Care in Winston Salem
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Winston-Salem start around $5,369 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Winston-Salem 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 Winston Salem
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 Winston Salem
Winston Salem 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 Winston Salem, please visit our Memory Care in North Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Winston Salem
Winston Salem-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 Winston-Salem
Review of Brookdale Winston-Salem
We liked Brookdale Winston-Salem. It was homey, but all they had was memory care, and the residents move around under their own power. They had rooms where they all gather, talk, and do activities.... Read more
Review of Forest Heights Senior Living Community
Everything was great at Forest Heights. The staff was very informative. The dining area looked nice to me. They told me the things that they do and they showed me different areas. They had a calend... Read more
Review of Brookdale Winston-Salem
My dad is at Brookdale Winston-Salem. I’m impressed with the care that’s available there, with the medical people on staff, with the doctors coming in, with the 24/7 CNAs, and with the cost. They o... Read more