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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Morehead City 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 Morehead City, 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 Morehead City or another care type is right for you. Browse 7 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Morehead City.

Nursing Homes near Morehead City, North Carolina

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Carteret Landing Assisted Living and Memory Care

221 Friendly Rd, Morehead City, NC 28557

4.7
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Morehead City

107 Bryan Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

4.1
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community, in the scenic coastal town of Morehead City, N.C., just a short drive from North Carolina’s famed beaches and Cape Lookout National Seashore, provides provide both assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care.As an assisted living resident, you have the time and opportunity to...

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 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...

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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...

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...

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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

Morehead City, North Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility offers lodging to two or more persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for people who cannot properly take care of themselves.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfortable care alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly allow access to individuals 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types.A significant number of nursing home residents are individuals who experience difficulty seeing and hearing, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, have incontinence issues, or have mental or physical disabilities. 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, form or participate in resident groups, and make complaints. Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, pharmaceutical services, emergency dental services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with interpersonal social issues, which can encompass verbal lash-outs, resisting support, or experiencing a desire to wander. A large number of occupants tend to be bachelors or widows who have less social support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is determined by the community in which it is located. The median home value in Morehead City is $205,225 and the median price for rent is $961 a month. The rent burden for Morehead City is about 20.0% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.2% are male and 50.8% are female. The median age of Morehead City is 0 years old. In Morehead City, 8.9% are widowed, 15.6% do not have health insurance, 61.8% participate in the labor force, and 20.1% have some form of disability. Morehead City has a population density of 507 people per square mile. In Morehead City, 11.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Morehead City is 0.1% Native American, 0.9% other or not specified, 83.0% white, 8.3% Hispanic, 2.9% mixed race, 10.7% black, 2.3% Asian, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of education, 24.2% have a high-school diploma, 10.6% have a graduate degree, and 30.0% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

The quality of life enjoyed by the average North Carolina citizen is ranked 18th nation-wide. Additionally, North Carolina is ranked 30th by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, North Carolina ranks 36th in the nation. There are 123 hospitals and 236 health centers that service a population of 10,497,679. Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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

In the last presidential election 46% of North Carolina residents voted Democrat and 50% voted Republican. In North Carolina, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. Thirty-nine percent of North Carolina residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. On average, North Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 45.3 AQI. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in 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 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 trout lily, dwarf crested iris, yellow poplar, and dragon’s mouth orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray bats, the bobcat, the gray and red foxes, or the red wolf. 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

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