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Senior housing types near Boone, NC

  • Deerfield Ridge

    Deerfield Ridge

    287 Bamboo Rd, Boone, NC 28607
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    Situated in the hills of Boone, North Caroline, lies our beautiful home, Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living. Our senior living facility is only two miles from Watauga Medical Center and many primary care physicians. Your loved ones can enjoy exquisite mountain views while living stress free in our home...

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  • Forest Ridge

    Forest Ridge

    151 Village Park Drive, West Jefferson, NC 28694
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    Forest Ridge is an assisted living community for people suffering from dementia in West Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina. The picturesque home is at the foot of Mount Jefferson and provides the best views of the awesome physical features in Ashe County. The center is conveniently located close...

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  • The Memory Care at Bristol

    The Memory Care at Bristol

    109 Village Circle, Bristol, VA 24201
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    Advanced Memory Care, Right in Your Neighborhood Welcome to memory care at Bristol, located in the town best known for being the birthplace of country music. Our brand new community was built to serve the needs of individuals with Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and various other forms of memory loss...

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  • Dominion Senior Living Bristol

    Dominion Senior Living Bristol

    425 Shelby Lane, Bristol, TN 37620
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    Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee conveniently off Volunteer Parkway and is easily accessible to counties in Tennessee and North Carolina, alike. Though we are simple to locate, our campus maintains the feel of being nestled away...

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  • The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Gardens

    The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Gardens

    2105 E Lakeview Dr, Johnson City, TN 37601
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    The Courtyards at Johnson City Lakeview 1 offer senior living at its very best. Located in picturesque Johnson City Tennessee, The Courtyards is a great place to call home when your loved one can no longer live on his or her own. You can rest assured that your loved one is well cared for in either a...

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  • Brookdale Johnson City

    Brookdale Johnson City

    2003 Waters Edge Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604
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    Home Comfort, Community Convenience Whether are you just beginning to look for a community or you’ve already visited several, we think you will find that our charming assisted living and memory care community in Johnson City, Tennessee stands out from the rest. As soon as you set foot through the...

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  • Elmcroft of Bristol

    Elmcroft of Bristol

    826 Meadowview Rd, Bristol, TN 37620
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Elmcroft of Johnson City

    Elmcroft of Johnson City

    406 E Mountain View Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City

    Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City

    2412 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, TN 37604
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    Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community that is located in Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee. Here you can sit outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery and views of the mountains. Dominion Senior Living is committed in helping our seniors with their spiritual, emotional, and...

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  • Elmcroft of Newton

    Elmcroft of Newton

    1088 Radio Station Rd, Newton, NC 28658
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Brookdale Colonial Heights

    Brookdale Colonial Heights

    400 Professional Park Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663
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    Do you want to redefine what it means to be independent? When you move into our assisted living and memory care community in Kingsport, Tennessee, you can experience just that. Because we take care of all the cooking, cleaning, laundry and other household chores, you suddenly get a whole lot of...

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  • Family Ministries John M Reed Center, LLC

    Family Ministries John M Reed Center, LLC

    124 John M Reed Rd, Limestone, TN 37681
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    Family Ministries John M. Reed Center is a beautiful, newly-renovated community giving you a fresher, cleaner atmosphere in which to thrive. Beautifully designed accommodations set the bar high for distinctive senior living at The Reed Center in Limestone, Tennessee, but it’s our services and...

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  • Elmcroft of Kingsport

    Elmcroft of Kingsport

    901 Teasel Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Brookdale Peachtree MC

    Brookdale Peachtree MC

    2814 Peachtree Road, Statesville, NC 28625
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    You Need a Specialist Many communities offer memory care services, but they’re not all created equal. That’s why we’re proud to be one of the area’s specialist in providing exceptional care to exceptional seniors that are living with dementia or any stage of Alzheimer’s. You’ll find us in...

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  • Brookdale Greeneville

    Brookdale Greeneville

    155 Serral Drive, Greeneville, TN 37745
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    A Life Worth Living No one should force you to choose between quality care and independence, especially when you can savor both here at our assisted living and memory care community. As soon as you walk through the front doors, you will notice there’s something different about this place. Maybe it’s...

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  • Brookdale Forest City

    Brookdale Forest City

    493 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City, NC 28043
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    Quality Care You Can Count On You deserve quality care you can count on, but you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your freedom to have it. Here at our beautiful assisted living and memory care community, you can enjoy custom care plans, a fun-filled community calendar and a warm and welcoming environment...

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  • Atria Lake Norman

    Atria Lake Norman

    140 Carriage Club Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117
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    Located just west of downtown Mooresville, Atria Lake Norman is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, most with a full...

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  • Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804
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    Nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, The Crossings at Reynolds Mountain has 172 units, with 90 Independent Living apartments, 58 Assisted Living apartments and 24 Secured Assisted apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well...

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  • Sweet Caroline Living

    Sweet Caroline Living

    110 Greene Dr, Shelby, NC 28150
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    Assisted Homestyle Living In North Carolina Where The Residents Are Part Of The Family Sweet Caroline Assisted Home | Assisted Living, located in Shelby North Carolina, is a family care home that offers southern hospitality with gracious living. Our staff provides excellent care and individual...

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  • Summit Place of Mooresville

    Summit Place of Mooresville

    128 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117
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    At Summit Place we have only 40 residents in our Assisted Living community. Adjacent to our Assisted Living we also have Memory Care right on our campus with only 20 residents in that portion of the community. Our community is small and intimate. This allows us to have more hands on time with our...

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  • Elmcroft of Shelby

    Elmcroft of Shelby

    1550 Charles Rd, Shelby, NC 28152
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Brookdale Asheville Walden Ridge

    Brookdale Asheville Walden Ridge

    4 Walden Ridge Drive, Asheville, NC 28803
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    Every senior deserves an exceptional retirement experience no matter where they are on life’s journey. Here at our memory care community in Asheville, North Carolina, your loved one can enjoy a rich and fulfilling life surrounded by a compassionate care team that works day and night to make sure...

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  • Arbor Terrace of Asheville

    Arbor Terrace of Asheville

    3199 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
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    Arbor Terrace of Asheville provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Asheville, North Carolina area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized...

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  • Summit Place of Kings Mountain

    Summit Place of Kings Mountain

    1001 Phifer Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
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    Summit Place of Kings Mountain Summit Place of Kings Mountain is an assisted living community located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina of Cleveland County. With its ideal location near many restaurants, shopping centers, public parks, museums and galleries, the city of Kings Mountain offers the...

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  • Cadence at Huntersville

    Cadence at Huntersville

    250 Commerce Center Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
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    Cadence Huntersville has been in the town of Huntersville for 5 successful years. Cadence houses both residents needing assisted living and a specialized secured setting for those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A strength of our community is the ability to age in place and transition care...

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  • Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

    Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

    3851 Howard Gap Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Priddy Manor Assisted Living

    Priddy Manor Assisted Living

    1294 Priddy Road, King, NC 27021
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    Priddy Manor Assisted Living is located in the city of King, Stokes County, North Carolina. Our beautiful, scenic community is set among the rolling hills of Western Stoke County. King is a lovely, scenic place to call home, and to invite family members to visit. Priddy Manor is committed to the...

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  • LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    1064 West Mills St., Columbus, NC 28722
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    Experience lodge-like living while soaking up gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains at LaurelHurst. From thoughtfully designed one- and two-bedroom floor plans to the world-class services and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills. Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills, the #1 retirement living community in Hendersonville. Our senior living community offers a full spectrum of independent living and memory care services administered by a specifically trained, caring...

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  • Morningside of Gastonia

    Morningside of Gastonia

    2755 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
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    Morningside of Gastonia is the only Assisted Living Community with 24-hour licensed nursing staff. It provides a full complement of assisted living services combined with a comprehensive Check Point Program that enhances and protects quality of life through coordinated and integrated service...

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  • Brookdale Winston-Salem

    Brookdale Winston-Salem

    275 South Peace Haven Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
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    As you and your family consider care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, we can help. Memory care residents thrive in an environment that feels comfortable and familiar, so our community in Winston-Salem, N.C., features peaceful surroundings and a cozy setting to...

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  • Elmcroft of Salisbury

    Elmcroft of Salisbury

    1915 Mooresville Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

    Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

    1820 Pisgah Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791
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    Why opt for nursing home care when your needs can be met at our beautiful assisted living community in Western North Carolina? At Carolina Reserve, we accept a higher level of care than most realize – and our residents age in place without the need to move to a skilled nursing facility in the...

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  • Elmcroft of Cramerton

    Elmcroft of Cramerton

    500 Cramer Mountain Road , Cramerton, NC 28032
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • The Haven in Highland Creek

    The Haven in Highland Creek

    5920 McChesney Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269
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    The Haven in Highland Creek is an Alzheimer's and dementia care residence nestled in the heart of the master-planned community Highland Creek, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Haven is designed, programmed and staffed for individuals with early, middle and late stages of Alzheimer's and dementia....

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  • Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem

    Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem

    2601 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related disorders...

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  • Forest Heights Senior Living Community

    Forest Heights Senior Living Community

    2500 Polo Ridge Court, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
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    Welcome Home to Forest Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care of Winston-Salem! This community is devoted to a higher standard of living for seniors who need assisted living or the security and structure of memory care services. We have raised the bar in the assisted living industry by providing...

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  • Preston House Memory Care

    Preston House Memory Care

    4910 Harris Woods Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28269
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    Lots of senior living communities love to showcase their elegantly appointed dining rooms with designer furniture and soaring ceilings. Those spaces are beautiful, no doubt. But impressive as they may be, they don’t feel at all like the warm, cozy spaces your loved one is used to calling home. The...

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  • Mallard Ridge

    Mallard Ridge

    9420 North NC Highway 150, Clemmons, NC 27012
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    Mallard Ridge Assisted Living is a wonderful assisted living community to come home to. We are conveniently located in northern Davidson County of North Carolina and can easily be reached by way of Lexington and Winston-Salem. Our beautiful site offers a calm, serene setting, while also being near a...

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  • Morningside of Concord

    Morningside of Concord

    500 Penny Lane Northeast, Concord, NC 28025
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    Morningside of Concord is located just off Interstate 85; within a quaint community of families and neighbors.  Just minutes to the hospital and medical offices in one direction and the history of a downtown area flourishing with charm and history in another, Morningside is proud to offer...

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  • Brookdale Concord Parkway

    Brookdale Concord Parkway

    2452 Rock Hill Church Road, Concord, NC 28027
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    Imagine being able to live by your own design, every single day. That means pursuing your passions, forging new friendships and fostering old connections—and living a truly vibrant life. That’s how life is at our community, which is conveniently located just 30 minutes outside Charlotte, North...

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  • Elmcroft of Harrisburg NC

    Elmcroft of Harrisburg NC

    6200 Roberta Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • The Landmark Center

    The Landmark Center

    227 Landmark Dr, Stuart, VA 24171
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    The Landmark Center The Landmark Center is an Assisted Living & Memory Care community located in Stuart, VA in Patrick County and home to just over 1,400 people. Unique to The Landmark Center is that we share a campus with Blue Ridge Therapy Connection which is a 190-bed Skilled Nursing Center. ...

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  • Brookdale Lexington

    Brookdale Lexington

    161 Young Drive, Lexington, NC 27292
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    Our assisted living and memory care community in Lexington, N.C., believes in making life as engaging, enjoyable and seamless as possible. That’s why we offer a continuum of care services so that residents can stay in our community even if their care needs change. We are an active community,...

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  • Summit Hills

    Summit Hills

    100 Summit Hills Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307
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    Summit Hills is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Located on 50 acres and just minutes from downtown Spartanburg, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care Services,...

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  • Walnut Ridge

    Walnut Ridge

    411 Windmill St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052
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    Placed smack-dab in the tiny community of Walnut Cove in North Carolina, Walnut Ridge Assisted Living, with the appeal of a small town, is the place to be for the elderly who require and want independent living but yet cannot for whatever reason live alone anymore. We offer customized care with our...

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  • Wellington Manor Assisted Living

    Wellington Manor Assisted Living

    375 Hedrick Dr, Newport, TN 37821
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    Wellington Manor Assisted Living is an exceptional memory care and assisted living community in Newport Tennessee. Nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee on the Pigeon River, Newport is a vibrant city with stunning scenic views, a historic downtown area and an abundance of opportunities for...

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  • The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    104 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
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    Live in the hub of local activity while enjoying the intimacy of The Waterford at Dillon Pointe. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Spartanburg, SC, offers personalized services and thoughtful amenities that generate excitement and pride among residents and their guests. The caring and...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    1705 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn, an award-winning full-service luxury senior apartment community located in beautiful Spartanburg, SC. Our senior apartments and well-landscaped neighborhood offer luxurious care, peace of mind, and maximum comfort tailored to the needs of each resident. We...

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  • The Social at Cotswold

    The Social at Cotswold

    3610 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
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    Come To Live Here. Just when you thought life in the Carolinas couldn’t get any better, The Social at Cotswold has raised the bar. Great scenery is just the start. We’ve also instilled a new philosophy on senior living, as fresh as the morning breeze while rocking on our wrap-around porch. See, to...

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Boone, North Carolina

Memory Care

Memory care administers intensive medical care to persons who are stricken with severe dementia and health conditions in a supervised community. Staff are required to receive memory-care specific training and staff are required to be available for assistance 24 hours-a-day. Dementia living homes maintain supervised areas to prevent roaming ; a typical symptom of Dementia. Typically, residents in memory care need support with eating, grooming, and personal care . Basic services offered in memory care may include: 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, daily meals, exercise and physical therapy programs, and housekeeping and laundry service. The annual median cost for a private room is around $148,190 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $139,357 . The state of North Carolina maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of community.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a big influence when selecting which care option works for you or your loved one's needs. The median monthly cost for rent in Boone is $1,031 and the median home value for Boone is about $268,359. The rent burden for Boone is around 15.2% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Boone, 3.1% are widowed, 8.2% have some form of disability, 58.4% live in poverty, and 6.0% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 51.0% are male and 49.0% are female. The median age of Boone is 21 years old. Of the population of Boone 11.8% have a high-school diploma, 20.6% have a graduate degree, and 50.8% have a college degree. Demographically, Boone is 0.4% Native American, 93.0% white, 2.4% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.9% Asian, 4.2% Hispanic, 1.1% other or not specified, and 2.1% mixed race. Boone has a population density of 1,175 people per square mile. In Boone, 1.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

Overall, North Carolina ranks 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 North Carolina residents. Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, North Carolina ranks 36th in the nation. In terms of resources, North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 83.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 39% of North Carolina residents attend religious services among the 15,737 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 50% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

North Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 62F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 45.3 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 9.06 inches. On average, the state receives 4.20 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow passionflower, Atlantic white cedar, redbud, and yellow poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the nine-banded armadillo, the gray bats, the the American black bear, or the groundhog. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.