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Asheville Assisted Living

There are 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Asheville, NC.

Assisted Living Facilities in Asheville, NC



10 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Asheville, North Carolina or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Asheville, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 10 facilities in Asheville can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Asheville Need Assistance?

Seniors in Asheville will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of North Carolina senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Asheville

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Asheville can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Asheville are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by North Carolina’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Asheville.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Asheville care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Asheville Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Asheville will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by North Carolina’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Asheville or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Asheville these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Asheville can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Costs in Asheville

The average cost of Assisted Living in Asheville is $ 2900 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 1182 and can go as high as $ 6748 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care in Asheville

Paying for Assisted Living in Asheville can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Asheville. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


North Carolina Licensing

The 10  Facilities in Asheville are licensed, inspected and regulated by North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services, Adult Care Licensure Section. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Asheville to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Asheville, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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