About Assisted Living in Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, the seat of Mecklenburg county, is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. This southern city is a popular location for assisted living both because it enjoys wonderful weather most of the year and because it is the living embodiment of southern charm. Friendly people greet both strangers and neighbors alike as they enjoy the historic landmarks, wide range of sporting events, and amazing southern dining options.
What to Expect
Most assisted living communities in Charlotte offer the following amenities:
- Delicious home cooked meals
- Laundry and housekeeping services
- Convenient access to public transportation
- Daily activities and trips
- Pet friendly housing
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC
With one of the most varied, modern, and extensive mass transit systems in the country, Charlotte is ideal for seniors that don't have a vehicle. Light rail, trolleys, shuttles, and buses all criss-cross the city in an intricate web that is easy to navigate. The city is also home to over half a dozen major hospitals, ensuring that seniors always feel their health needs are protected.
The neighborhood of Myers Park is a garden suburb that is quiet and family friendly. Dining in the area is almost entirely provided by small, out of the way cafes that serve fresh food every day and shopping consists primarily of eclectic locales like antique shops. It is the perfect place to walk around and simply window shop, while listening to the music of a live band coming from the porch of Nolan's Kitchen.
This neighborhood, built around North Davidson Street, was once a mill community. This means that many houses are small older, charming, single family residences that have attracted a bohemian arts crowd to the area. You can enjoy the ever present art community at a variety of local galleries or at The Evening Muse.
The ethnically and socially diverse neighborhood of Plaza-Midwood is one of the few places in the city where you can still purchase LPs of your favorite old music. Active seniors will love the vibrant lifestyle of the area where they can purchase a meal and play ping pong at an old post office turned bar.
Activities for Seniors in Charlotte, NC
The city of Charlotte is home to both high culture and exciting sports events.
For lovers of NASCAR, there arguably isn't a better city in the county. The city hosts two different Sprint Cups and the NASCAR All-Star Race as well.
Fans of other sports are also treated well here. The Charlotte Hornets and Carolina Panthers are both located in the city.
In terms of culture, the city has over a dozen museums, over a dozen performing arts locations, and is host to the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival where you can enjoy historical reproductions of a much earlier time.
Finding Assisted Living in Charlotte, NC
Charlotte is a truly ideal location for assisted living. Having decided to live here, contact our Senior Living Advisors to help you narrow down your options to the best assisted living for your needs and budget.