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Assisted Living in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is located along the western side of the state of North Carolina. It is home to the Biltmore Estate, the Basilica of St. Lawrence and the Buncombe County Civil War Memorial. The city is home to close to 93,000 individuals with 18% aged 65 and older. Seniors who enjoy the snow will appreciate the 10 inches of snow that the city averages each year. Winters are cold with January lows around 25 degrees Fahrenheit, while summers are hot with average highs around 84 degrees. Compared to the national average, the cost of living within the city is slightly lower than the national average but higher than the state’s average.

To accommodate the seniors who need help with daily living, there are 16 assisted living communities within the city limits. They cost around $3,325 per month. 

12 Assisted Living communities in Asheville, NC | 2 nearby communities

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1. Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC, 28804

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Brookdale Asheville Overlook

308 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC, 28803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Arbor Terrace of Asheville

3199 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC, 28803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community, Asheville, NC

4. Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community

1617 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC, 28803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Western NC Baptist Home, Asheville, NC

5. Western NC Baptist Home

213 RICHMOND HILL DRIVE, Asheville, NC, 28806

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Chunns Cove, Asheville, NC

6. Chunns Cove

67 Mountainbrook Road,, Asheville, NC, 28805

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Asheville Alzheimer'S Care Center, Asheville, NC

7. Asheville Alzheimer’S Care Center

Po Box # 67, Asheville, NC, 28802

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Stroupe's Rest Home, Asheville, NC

8. Stroupe’s Rest Home

52 Grassy Branch Road, Asheville, NC, 28805

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Hillside Street Retirement Ctr, Asheville, NC

9. Hillside Street Retirement Ctr

141 Hillside St, Asheville, NC, 28801

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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The Village Inn, Asheville, NC

10. The Village Inn

14 All Souls Crescent PO Box 15073, Asheville, NC, 28803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Knob Hill Family Care Home, Asheville, NC

11. Knob Hill Family Care Home

90 Knob Hill Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Asheville Home Health

417 Biltmore Ave , Asheville, NC, 28801

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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2 matching communities nearby Asheville

1. Fleshers Fairview Health Care

3016 Cane Creek Road, Fairview, NC, 28730

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Hominy Valley Retirement Center, Candler, NC

2. Hominy Valley Retirement Center

2189 Smokey Park Highway, Candler, NC, 28715

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Asheville, North Carolina

The Cost of Assisted Living in Asheville

According to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the monthly cost of assisted living in Asheville is $3,325. This average is $675 less than the state average and $726 less than the national average. Comparing surrounding states, assisted living in Asheville costs less than South Carolina ($3,500), Tennessee ($3,900) and Virginia ($4,800). The closest in average costs is the state of Georgia, which is around $3,335 per month. 




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Seniors looking for assisted living communities throughout North Carolina will find varied costs per month depending on the services offered, where the facility is located and the number of amenities. Asheville costs around $3,325 per month. Two cities that cost less are Burlington at $2,600 and Fayetteville at $3,193. Communities in the Hickory Area have monthly average costs of $4,250 and Greenville has $3,750. The two most expensive cities are Raleigh and Wilmington, which cost $5,325 and $5,408 respectively.




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Asheville Assisted Living Financial Assistance

The CAP/Choice waiver is North Carolina’s Homes and Community Based Medicaid waiver that provides help to low income seniors for paying for programs and services in assisted living. The waiver covers items like mobility aids, meal preparation, assistive technology and case management. 

Learn more about the CAP/Choice waiver, the eligibility requirements and how to apply at our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

Asheville Assisted Living Resources

Council on Aging of Buncombe County (828) 277-8288 The Council on Aging of Buncombe County provides support and personal assistance to seniors through connections with programs and services in the area. The agency helps with meals, and elder justice and offers advice on health insurance, caregiver support and transportation. 
Buncombe County Veterans Service Office(828) 250-5726The Buncombe County VA helps current and prior military and their families sign up and receive the benefits they deserve. It also helps provide medical services and provides information on education, employment and national cemeteries. 
Senior Opportunity Center(828) 350-2062Established for individuals aged 50 and older in Asheville, the senior center provides a safe place to stay active with others the same age. The center offers educational seminars on various topics of interest, educational classes, arts and crafts, games, social gatherings, parties and trips to local attractions. Seniors may also enjoy meals and fitness classes throughout the day. 
Harvest House(828) 350-2051The Harvest House is located in east Asheville. It offers dance and fitness classes, including Tai Chi. The center has a loaning library, a computer room and a large multipurpose room for parties and lectures. Seniors can sign up for weaving and ceramics and there are shuffleboards outdoors for those who want some fresh air.
Senior Companion Program(828) 251-6622The Senior Companion Program (SCP) matches seniors aged 55 and older with volunteers that provide extra assistance whether they remain in their homes or live in long-term care.  Along with providing companionship, the volunteers offer transportation, help with light chores and can assist with recreational activities. 

Asheville Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted living communities in Asheville are regulated by the Division of Health Service Regulation. Licensing services involve technical assistance, compliance issues, complaint investigation and routine monitoring. For more information on these laws and regulations check out our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.