Assisted Living in Concord, North Carolina
Concord is a city located approximately 30 minutes northeast of Charlotte with a senior population of close to 12,000. It is home to the Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Charlotte-Concord Aquarium and the Frank Liske Park. Seniors who appreciate racing and the history of motor vehicles may enjoy the Backing Up Classics Auto Museum and the Mustang Owner’s Museum. The city has four distinct seasons with January lows of around 29 degrees and around four inches of snow and summer highs of 90 degrees.
There are five assisted living communities in Concord. These facilities have an average monthly cost of around $4,583, but the monthly rates may vary widely depending on level of care, amenities and the location.
Note: Data for Concord was unavailable so data for the nearest city, Charlotte, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Concord, North Carolina
The Cost of Assisted Living in Concord
Monthly assisted living costs vary depending on location. In Concord, that average cost is $4,583, according to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. This is higher than the state average of $4,250 and the national average of $4,051. Compared to surrounding states, Concord is less expensive than Virginia, which has average costs of around $4,800, but it is more expensive than South Carolina ($3,500), Tennessee ($3,900) and Georgia ($3,335).
Along with different states, different cities have different average costs. In North Carolina, Concord is more expensive than Asheville ($3,325), Fayetteville ($3,193), the Winston area ($4,473) and Rocky Mount ($4,173). In the north-central part of the state, the Durham area averages $983 more, and to the south, Wilmington has a monthly average of $5,408.
Concord Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Seniors in Concord who need assistance paying for services in long-term care may apply for the CAP/Choice waiver. This is the state’s Home and Community Based Medicaid waiver. It pays for items including housekeeping, assistive technologies, meals and mobility aids.
Learn more about the CAP/Choice waiver, including how to apply and the requirements needed for acceptance at our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.
Concord Assisted Living Resources
|Centralina Area Agency on Aging||(704) 372-2416||The Centralina Area Agency on Aging exists to advocate for the right of seniors and disabled adults and their families in the community. The agency also plans, develops and coordinates a variety of services and connects seniors to support systems, including health and insurance counseling and family caregiver support. |
|Cabarrus County Adult and Aging Services||(704) 920-2020||The Adult and Aging services program connects seniors with resources and support services in Cabarrus County. The agency helps seniors locate transportation and home and community-based services, including meals on wheels, housekeeping and financial counseling. |
|Concord Senior Center||(704) 920-3484||The Concord Senior Center helps seniors stay healthy and active and provides plenty of social activities. The center hosts classes, programs and events, including parties, games, dancing, exercise and live music. The center also offers transportation to and from outings, medical appointments and daily errands and provides meals to seniors in the center and at home.|
|Veterans Services Cabarrus County||(704) 920-2869||The Veterans Service Department provides professional guidance and counseling to veterans and their families. It also provides a variety of free services, including ensuring all prior military receive eligible benefits and just compensation. The organization helps family members sign up for survivor benefits, and it connects service members with health care, home loans, education and transportation. It can also help prior military locate jobs and other resources. |
|Cabarrus County Aging Strategic Plan||(704) 920-2100||Started in 2013 by the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, the Aging Strategic Plan works to understand and meet the needs of the seniors in the area. The plan helps identify and implement a variety of services and programs, including health and wellness, housing and home improvement and employment. |
Concord Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
All assisted living communities in Concord must abide by the rules and regulations set by the Division of Health Service Regulation. Items included in licensing are routine monitoring and staffing. For more information on these regulations and laws check out our assisted living in North Carolina page.