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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Residential care homes in Jacksonville may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Jacksonville care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Jacksonville, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

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Pen-Du Rest Home

685 Nc Highway 50, Wallace, NC 28466

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Judge Family Home Care

400 Judges Road, Wilmington, NC 28405

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Judge Family Home Care Judge Family Home Care is a senior care home located in the stunning Wilmington, North Carolina, located in Hanover County. Our community is strategically positioned in a location that is accessible and ideal for seniors' living. It will take anyone a few minutes to get to...

Fannie Norwood Memorial Home

501 S 15th St, Wilmington, NC 28401

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Cost of care homes in Jacksonville, NC

The average cost of senior living in North Carolina is $5,013 per month as compared to $3,795 in the United States.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Services for seniors in Jacksonville, North Carolina

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In Jacksonville, North Carolina, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Jacksonville, North Carolina, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Jacksonville, North Carolina, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Jacksonville include bus routes. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Jacksonville has a somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not walkable.

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Health care

Jacksonville offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has a few hospitals, including Onslow Memorial Hospital and NMC Camp Lejeune.

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Senior activities

Jacksonville, North Carolina, is a quaint town that offers amenities like parks, veterans memorials, and distilleries as its main attractions. Seniors can sip on some freshly distilled liquor at Walton’s Distillery, pay their respects at the Veterans Memorial, and walk through the memorial gardens. Lynwood Park Zoo is another great place for seniors to stroll around and get up close and personal with a variety of wildlife.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina

Care Homes

Residential care homes provide seniors with an intimate sense of community minus the commotion of other types of facilities. Amenities offered may include three meals a day, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. North Carolina maintains specific rules related to this kind of facility.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. The median home value in Jacksonville is around $152,378 and the median cost for rent is $1,071 per month a month. The rent burden for Jacksonville is around 20.8% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Jacksonville, 20.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 38.1% are female and 61.9% are male. The median age of Jacksonville is 23 years old. Demographically, Jacksonville is 68.0% white, 7.0% mixed race, 3.0% Asian, 2.7% other or not specified, 0.8% Native American, 18.2% black, 15.7% Hispanic, and 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Jacksonville 22.7% have a college degree, 7.6% have a graduate degree, and 26.1% have a high-school diploma. In Jacksonville, 14.0% live in poverty, 2.7% are widowed, 15.2% have some form of disability, and 7.8% do not have health insurance. Jacksonville has a population density of 576 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, North Carolina has a cost of living index rating of 94, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 83. Overall, North Carolina ranks 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 North Carolina residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in North Carolina are Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In North Carolina, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,737 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 46% of North Carolina residents voted Democrat and 50% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

On average, North Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 45.3 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for North Carolina is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 62F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 9.06 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow poplar, Atlantic white cedar, bitternut hickory, and dragon’s mouth orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the groundhog, the gray bats, the nine-banded armadillo, or the amberjack. The state animal of North Carolina is the squirrel.

Frequently asked questions about Care Homes in North Carolina

Pen-Du Rest Home, Judge Family Home Care and Fannie Norwood Memorial Home are the top rated care homes near Jacksonville, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

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