AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Wilson, NC. Memory care communities offer housing and care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, comfortable and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about memory care in Wilson, NC and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will recommend a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's individual priorities for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.Memory Care Costs in Wilson, NC
Costs for a single bedroom room in Wilson run around $4,950 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Wilson
The official website for the city of Wilson is http://www.wilsonnc.org.
Wilson is a city in and the county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, United States. Situated in the heart of eastern North Carolina, around 40 miles east of the capital city of Raleigh, it lies at the interchange of Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 264 in the state's Coastal Plain region. Wilson had a population of 49,610 in 2012, according to the Census Bureau.Wilson is now ranked 18th in size among North Carolina's 500-plus municipalities. The city has added more than 40 percent in population since 1990, primarily due to a construction of new subdivisions and an influx of new residents. This has attracted new retail and shopping construction, primarily in the northwestern parts of the city.Wilson is a diverse community with African-Americans making up 48% of the population and White 43%; the remaining 9% includes many nationalities, including Latinos, Vietnamese, Chinese and other groups. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that nearly 5,000 county residents (7.5 percent) were foreign-born. Of those, nearly 3,000 people, or 62 percent, had entered the U.S. since 2000.Once widely known as "The World's Greatest Tobacco Market", Wilson enjoys a diverse economy today, with a healthy mix of agriculture, manufacturing, commercial, and service businesses. Wilson has recently become known for it's growing crime rate; eventually being proclaimed "The most dangerous small town in America".Wilson is the birthplace of Branch Banking and Trust Corporation (BB&T), which is among the nation's top financial-holding companies with $182 billion in assets, as of spring 2014. Although headquartered now in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T remains among Wilson County's top employers with around 2,000 people working in various financial services.Bridgestone Americas operates a plant in Wilson that employs more than 1,800 people who make radial tires for cars and light trucks. Bridgestone recently completed a 6-year, $250 million renovation of the plant, which was retooled to make run-flat passenger car tires that are sold in both the USA and Japan. It recently marked 1 million man-hours without a losttime accident.Other large employers include Wilson County Schools; Wilson Medical Center; Smithfield Packing Co., pork products; UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Kidde Aerospace and Defense before UTC's acquisition), aircraft fire protection systems; Sandoz, generic prescription drugs; Merck Manufacturing Division, pharmaceutical drugs; and Ardagh Group, glass containers.