In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Charlotte area, our team of researchers sorted through 154 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 17 hours researching assisted living communities in Charlotte
  • Interviewed 8 facility staff members
  • Read more than 88 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 11 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Charlotte is $3,803, which is slightly higher than the state average of $3,693 and slightly lower than the national average of $4,000.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Donna is Dean of Online Enrollment & Continuing Education at AU Online at Aurora University in Illinois. For over twenty years, Donna has worked in both private and for-profit institutions, developing and teaching online courses.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Charlotte, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 154 communities in the Charlotte area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Charlotte area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Rock Hill
90
Studio, 1BR/2BR
Assisted Living, Memory Care
$2,790
Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Rock Hill is an assisted living and memory care community in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Conveniently located off Celanese Road near downtown Rock Hill, this facility is great for seniors who may need a little extra help with activities of daily living. Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Rock Hill offers a life enrichment program with many activities and local outings that give residents a sense of purpose every day. Daily spiritual, social, physical, and intellectual activities help residents live fully. Care services at Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Rock Hill are unique to the needs of each resident. Care staff are available 24 hours a day and include a licensed nurse and certified nursing assistants. Personal care assistance is provided daily, along with medication assistance, mobility assistance, and meal preparation. Residents also enjoy the added benefit of on-site visits from specialists who provide ancillary care services.
What Residents are Saying:
Customers appreciate the caring staff at Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Rock Hill. One family member says, "Carolina Gardens is really good. It is really clean and everything. They have all kinds of activities. They have bingo, backgammon, and cornhole games. Someone comes in to do nails once a week. My mother tells us the food is really good, and she likes it."
3.5
(24) Reviews
1785 Lexington Commons Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29732
Charlotte Square
Elmcroft of Little Avenue
Lake Wylie Retirement and Assisted Living
MerryWood on Park
Sunrise on Providence
The Crossings at Steele Creek
The Cypress of Charlotte
The Little Flower
Waltonwood Providence
Wilora Lake Health Care Center

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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