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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Kinston nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Kinston, NC may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Kinston or another care type is right for you. Browse 18 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Kinston.

Nursing Homes near Kinston, North Carolina

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Spring Arbor of Kinston

3207 Carey Road, Kinston, NC 28504

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Truewood by Merrill, New Bern

2701 Amhurst Dr, New Bern, NC 28562

3.7
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Living at Truewood by Merrill, New Bern means being a part of an active, vibrant community. Enjoy delicious all-inclusive dining, a wealth of social activities and the freedom to explore your interests. There are countless opportunities to connect, grow and live up to your full potential.If...

Brookdale Smithfield

830 Berkshire Road, Smithfield, NC 27577

4.2
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Life feels easy at our verdant community in Smithfield, North Carolina. Take a stroll along our lushly landscaped walking paths, or rock gently in one of the traditionally-styled chairs that line our front porch. We’ve designed our Brookdale Smithfield campus to be comfortable and yet have...

Brookdale Dickinson Avenue

2715 Dickinson Avenue, Greenville, NC 27834

3.6
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our senior living community, in Greenville, N.C., offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care in an environment of beauty and sophisticated Southern living. As an assisted living resident, you can stay independent and active while receiving the daily personal assistance you need....

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Brookdale New Bern

1336 South Glenburnie Road, New Bern, NC 28562

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

You’ll find other seniors to bond with over mutual interests and common experiences, such as career fields, college days or time in the service when you join our assisted living community in the historic river town of New Bern, N.C. You can stay wonderfully independent and active while receiving...

Brookdale Country Day Road

380 Country Day Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530

4.0
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community, set on 3 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet residential area of Goldsboro, N.C.,  offers premium assisted living services for seniors.We offer a holistic approach to care that provides a true sense of purpose as we meet emotional, mental, physical and intellectual...

Brookdale W. Arlington Boulevard

2105 West Arlington Boulevard, Greenville, NC 27834

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Leave the laundry, housekeeping and yard work behind and spend your well-earned retirement doing exactly what you want. Rekindle an old hobby or start a new one. Catch up on your reading. At our assisted living community in Greenville, N.C., we want you to get back to the things you’ve always...

Brookdale Berkeley Boulevard

1800 North Berkeley Boulevard, Goldsboro, NC 27534

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At our assisted living community, located just a short drive from downtown Goldsboro, N.C., we believe social relationships and friendships are integral to aging well and living well. Whether you’re gathering in the group family room to watch a movie, joining in an arts & crafts project or...

Spring Arbor of Greenville

2097 W Arlington Blvd, Greenville, NC 27834

4.8
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Arbor of Greenville features spacious apartments and a highly dedicated and experienced staff certified in assisted senior living and Alzheimer's & dementia care.Spring Arbor of Greenville is located in the major industrial and economic center for Eastern North Carolina. It is...

Lighthouse Village

182 Village Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28546

3.8
(7 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Lighthouse Village assisted living community can be found in the beautiful city of Jacksonville, North Carolina. Here you will find numerous restaurants, shopping, museums, and aquariums to explore. If you love the outdoors, then you will have the opportunity to fish on the quiet lakes, golf,...

Cottages of Swansboro

103 Pelican Circle, Swansboro, NC 28584

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

The Cottages of Swansboro is a licensed Assisted Living community nestled in the quaint, coastal town of Swansboro, North Carolina.Here at the Cottages of Swansboro residents will enjoy receiving the care they need in a intimate environment with all the comforts of home.Services & AmenitiesLARGE...

Meadowview

250 Highway 210 West, Smithfield, NC 27577

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Meadowview assisted living community can be found in, Smithfield, North Carolina, a tiny town counting approximately 13,000 inhabitants. Small as the town might be, there's no shortage of cultural places. Smithfield is home to Johnston Health, the Ava Gardner Museum, part of the UNC System and a...

Spring Arbor of Rocky Mount

1251 S Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27803

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Arbor of Wilson

2045 Ward Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Fremont Rest Center

300 South Vance Street, Fremont, NC 27830

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Fremont Rest Center is an assisted living community located in the beautiful and quiet town of Fremont, North Carolina. Fremont is a peaceful town with a wonderful sense of community. Although it is small, it is an active town with many different things to do and see. There is a library, several...

Heritage Care of Richlands

148 Cox Avenue, Richlands, NC 28574

3.8
(3 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Care of Richlands is an assisted living community located in Richlands, NC. The city of Richlands is located in Onslow County and is home to about 1,500 people. Yadkinville is a small town where residents can take walks to visit the local museum and nearby library, or relax in the...

Heritage of Rocky Mount

1650 Cokey Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27801

3.1
(4 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Care of Rocky Mount is an assisted living community located in Rocky Mount, NC. The city of Rocky Mount is located in Nash and Edgecombe Counties in the coastal plain, and is home to about 57,500 people. About 45-minutes from Raleigh, Rocky Mount is a bustling city where residents can...

Wayne County Rest Villa

305 Vance St, Fremont, NC 27830

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Kinston, North Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility offers residence to at least two seniors who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its residents with care by registered nurses. These nurses offer personal care, maintenance and other health related services for seniors who cannot adequately take care of their needs due to their aging.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable living choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently take in individuals 55 and older which is unusual for other senior care types.There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include flowers and plants, specially prepared food, and cosmetic and grooming items. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, be free from discrimination, be free from restraints, and be treated with respect. The most frequent mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their memory recall, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and decision making capacities. A large number of occupants tend to be bachelors or widows who have smaller social support groups, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Many occupants of nursing homes are persons with behavioral difficulties, which can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting care.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which care choice meets the needs of you or your loved one’s needs. Per month, the median rent in Kinston is about $802 and the median price of a house in Kinston is $100,077. The rent burden for Kinston is around 19.7% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Kinston, 30.0% live in poverty, 53.4% participate in the labor force, 28.4% have some form of disability, and 12.5% do not have health insurance. In Kinston, 8.5% of the citizens are veterans. Kinston has a population density of 430 people per square mile. Based on gender, 46.5% are male and 53.5% are female. The median age of Kinston is 44 years old. Racially, the population of Kinston is 64.9% black, 2.2% mixed race, 0.7% Asian, 31.1% white, 0.7% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.9% Hispanic, and 0.4% other or not specified. Of the population of Kinston 6.8% have a graduate degree, 33.3% have a high-school diploma, and 16.4% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

Overall, North Carolina ranks 18th out of all states in quality of life and 30th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, North Carolina ranks 36th in the nation. 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. In terms of resources, North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 83.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

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. The state of North Carolina ranks 20th in the country for diversity. In North Carolina, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,737 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for North Carolina is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 45.3 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.20 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 62F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. 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 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, winged elm, and dragon’s mouth orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bobcat, the nine-banded armadillo, the groundhog, or the gray and red foxes. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in North Carolina

Spring Arbor of Wilson, Cottages of Swansboro and Spring Arbor of Greenville are the top rated nursing homes near Kinston, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

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