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Nursing Homes near West Jefferson, North Carolina

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Forest Ridge

151 Village Park Drive, West Jefferson, NC 28694

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Forest Ridge is an assisted living community for people suffering from dementia in West Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina. The picturesque home is at the foot of Mount Jefferson and provides the best views of the awesome physical features in Ashe County. The center is conveniently located...

Brookdale Hickory Northeast

2530 16th Street Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601

3.9
(19 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Great Setting for a Great LifeYou deserve a great backdrop for living a great life, and that’s what we offer our residents. We are a premiere assisted living community in Hickory, North Carolina where you can trade the stress and hassles of life at home for a life lived well. You’ll be...

Brookdale Falling Creek

910 29th Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601

4.4
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savor the Golden YearsWhen you decide to move into our assisted living community in Hickory, North Carolina, you’re doing more than relocating to a new home. You’re embarking on a brand new adventure riddled with warm and friendly neighbors, a wonderfully diverse activity calendar and...

Dominion Senior Living Bristol

425 Shelby Lane, Bristol, TN 37620

4.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee conveniently off Volunteer Parkway and is easily accessible to counties in Tennessee and North Carolina, alike. Though we are simple to locate, our campus maintains the feel of being nestled away...

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Brookdale Bristol

1 Liberty Place, Bristol, VA 24201

4.1
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Customized Care PlansMoving into an independent and assisted living community may not be a simple decision, but when you meet our friendly team here in Bristol, Virginia, you may find yourself quickly falling in love with the idea. Nestled on a scenic hill overlooking the city, you can admire...

Deerfield Ridge

287 Bamboo Rd, Boone, NC 28607

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated in the hills of Boone, North Caroline, lies our beautiful home, Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living. Our senior living facility is only two miles from Watauga Medical Center and many primary care physicians. Your loved ones can enjoy exquisite mountain views while living stress free in our...

Brookdale Lenoir

1145 Powell Road Northeast, Lenoir, NC 28645

3.9
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Magnificent Care in the Blue Ridge MountainsTucked into a quiet corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a community where you can trade the hassles and chores that come along with life at home for a resort-style life full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. We are a...

The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Gardens

2105 E Lakeview Dr, Johnson City, TN 37601

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Courtyards at Johnson City Lakeview 1 offer senior living at its very best. Located in picturesque Johnson City Tennessee, The Courtyards is a great place to call home when your loved one can no longer live on his or her own. You can rest assured that your loved one is well cared for in...

Elmcroft of Bristol

826 Meadowview Rd, Bristol, TN 37620

2.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Princeton Transitional Care and Assisted Living

401 Princeton Rd., Johnson City, TN 37601

2.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Princeton Transitional Care provides a new home for skilled-nursing care and adds 60 assisted living apartments, 47 short-term skilled-nursing and rehab private suites. This state-of-the-art community features a streetscape with a chapel and theatre, library and media center, Blue Ridge market,...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Hillsville

100 Kyle Drive, Hillsville, VA 24343

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Making sure that your elderly family member moves to a place where he/she is properly cared for mentally and physically is likely of the utmost importance to you. Commonwealth Senior Living at Hillsville helps to encourage an active lifestyle for the elderly. The activities that the facility...

The Heritage of Sugar Mountain

264 Sugar Mtn. #2 Road, Newland, NC 28657

5.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Heritage of Sugar Mountain is an assisted living community situated in the beautiful mountains of Newland, North Carolina. Not only do we provide our residents with a warm, caring environment, but we also have spectacular views of Sugar Mountain. Our safe, caring and nurturing environment is...

Yadkin Valley Senior Living

500 Johnson Ridge Rd, Elkin, NC 28621

2.3
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Victorian Senior Care provides services for senior adults at Elkin Assisted Living located at 500 Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin. Elkin Assisted Living offers quality assisted living in attractive surroundings close to home. Our assisted living care provides services to fit the lifestyles of...

Burke Long Term Care

125 Camellia Garden Street, Morganton, NC 28655

2.7
(5 reviews)

Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Burke Long Term Care is an assisted living community located on 40 beautiful acres close to downtown Morganton, North Carolina. We are always available to help our residents since we have staff that is awake and ready to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer activities to help our...

Heritage Care of Conover

3430 Lester Street, Conover, NC 28613

1.1
(4 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Care of Conover is a quiet, comfortable assisted living community located in picturesque Conover, NC. Nestled in the rural foothills of western North Carolina, residents craving a quiet, simple way of life will love what Conover has to offer. A perfect atmosphere for peace and...

Jonas Ridge Assisted Living

9051 Highway 181, Jonas Ridge, NC 28641

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Carrington Place at Wytheville

990 Holston Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Meadows

2109 Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Tennessee, The Courtyards at Johnson City Lakeside 2 is that retirement home in the mountains that lots of people have waited for their whole life. This assisted living community offers safety and security in a mountain setting. A place where peace and...

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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

West Jefferson, North Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two seniors who have no family relation to the administrator. This type of residence provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide specialized care for those who are unable to adequately care for their needs.

This type of facility is a convenient and easy care alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will individuals 55 and greater infrequentlyheard of in senior care regarding other care types.The most frequent mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, decision making capacities, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. Nursing homes are required to provide a professionallly directed program of activities, routine personal hygiene items, emergency dental services, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Examples of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes might include social and recreational activities, adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, and skilled nursing or medical care. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper medical care, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, spend time with visitors, and be free from restraints. Many residents are bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a facility is based will have a huge effect on the total cost. Cost of living can be a motivating factor in determining which facility is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for West Jefferson is about 16.0% of the average person’s monthly income. West Jefferson has a median home value of around $153,474 and the median cost of rent is $748 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 47.2% are male and 52.8% are female. The median age of West Jefferson is 47 years old. West Jefferson has a population density of 229 people per square mile. The current population of West Jefferson consists of 1,290 people. In West Jefferson, 10.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of West Jefferson, 25.6% have some form of disability, 24.8% live in poverty, 54.8% participate in the labor force, and 9.0% are widows. Of the population of West Jefferson 7.9% have a graduate degree, 19.1% have a college degree, and 28.2% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of West Jefferson is 90.1% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 4.3% black, 4.9% Hispanic, 2.9% other or not specified, 2.6% mixed race, and 0.0% Asian.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.6 and a housing index rating of 83.1. Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. In total, North Carolina has 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 citizens. 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. North Carolina is ranked 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 50% of North Carolina residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 77%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 9.06 inches. 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. 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 sassafras, redbud, yellow trout lily, and Atlantic white cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray bats, the bobcat, the red wolf, or the groundhog. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in North Carolina

The Heritage of Sugar Mountain, Dogwood Crossing and Brookdale Peachtree MC are the top rated nursing homes near West Jefferson, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

There are 18 nursing homes near West Jefferson, North Carolina. See the full list.

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