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Senior housing types near Forest City, NC

  • Brookdale Forest City

    Brookdale Forest City

    493 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City, NC 28043
    (8)
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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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  • Henderson Care Center

    125 Henderson Circle, Forest City, NC 28043
    (5)
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    Henderson Care Center is an assisted living community located in the quaint little town of Forest City, NC. We like to consider our community to be a bit different from others because we have a full schedule of activities that keep residents vibrant and healthy. Forest City is the ideal location for...

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  • Elmcroft of Shelby

    Elmcroft of Shelby

    1550 Charles Rd, Shelby, NC 28152
    (3)
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    Situated in beautiful Shelby, known as “the City of Pleasant Living,” our warm, relaxing assisted living single-story community is known for down-home cooking, family get-togethers and lots of fellowship. Senior residents enjoy Elmcroft of Shelby’s welcoming environment; engaged and friendly staff;...

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  • LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    1064 West Mills St., Columbus, NC 28722
    (8)
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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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  • Brookdale Shelby

    Brookdale Shelby

    1425 East Marion Street, Shelby, NC 28150
    (3)
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    Quality Care You Can Count On If you’re ready to move into an exceptionally warm and welcoming assisted living community in Shelby, North Carolina where you can enjoy spacious and comfortable accommodations, wonderful company and personalized care plans that provide you with quality care you can...

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  • Summit Hills

    Summit Hills

    100 Summit Hills Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (12)
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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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  • The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    104 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (16)
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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
    (85)
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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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  • Summit Place of Kings Mountain

    Summit Place of Kings Mountain

    1001 Phifer Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (8)
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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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  • Ashlan Village

    Ashlan Village

    415 Brenda Way, Lyman, SC 29365
    (15)
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    Ashlan Village is a continuing care community, where your choices matter. Through community services and programs, Ashlan Village provides for the social, spiritual, nutritional, residential, wellness and health care needs of older people at reasonable cost. We have a variety of spacious floor plans...

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  • Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

    Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

    3851 Howard Gap Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792
    (4)
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    Just 30 minutes from Asheville, in the footprint of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Elmcroft of Hendersonville, North Carolina offers residents a warm, relaxing living environment near beautiful views, historic sites, shopping, dining and medical services. Senior residents enjoy our assisted...

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  • Manning Place

    Manning Place

    10 Companion Court, Greer, SC 29651
    (26)
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    At Manning Place, our senior living community, you'll find a smaller, homelike community and a compassionate, caring staff. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination...

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  • Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

    Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

    1820 Pisgah Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (6)
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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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  • Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park

    Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park

    1825 Pisgah Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (4)
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    Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park is located at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains and was incorporated on October 2004. This Navion Senior Solutions facility offers both Independent and Assisted living, Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park offers the wonderful services that have made us the...

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  • The Retreat at Greer

    The Retreat at Greer

    715 S Buncombe Rd, Greer, SC 29650
    (28)
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    At The Retreat at Greer, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking...

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  • Brookdale Brushy Creek

    Brookdale Brushy Creek

    2010 Brushy Creek Road, Greer, SC 29650
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    Live Your Adventure Here in Greer, South Carolina, we’re more than assisted living community. We’re a family.  It won’t take you long to understand what we mean.  From the moment you walk through the front door, you’ll feel the warmth of our kind and compassionate care team and see the deep and...

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  • Arbor Terrace of Asheville

    Arbor Terrace of Asheville

    3199 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
    (4)
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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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  • Oakleaf Village of Greenville

    Oakleaf Village of Greenville

    1560 Thornblade Blvd, Greer, SC 29650
    (18)
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    Picture Yourself living the lifestyle you've earned.......... Whether you'd just like a little assistance or need more comprehensive attention, we have a program for you. Life at Oakleaf Village offers all of the comforts of home without the challenges, problems and responsibilities of home...

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  • Brookdale Asheville Overlook

    Brookdale Asheville Overlook

    308 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803
    (16)
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    A Nature Lover’s Dream Tucked amidst the natural beauty of Asheville, North Carolina, it’s no surprise the new neighbors at your assisted living community are eager to adventure in the great outdoors.  You’ll feel right at home as you soak up the sunshine and scenic views on the expansive...

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  • Brookdale Union

    Brookdale Union

    1717 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (6)
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    Explore a Redefined Independence Senior living shouldn’t mean a life full of the stress and isolation that often comes from living at home. It shouldn’t be filled with worry about health issues, or whether you’re going to get the help you need each day. Our residents enjoy a premier assisted living...

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  • Morningside of Gastonia

    Morningside of Gastonia

    2755 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (20)
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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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  • Greenville Place

    Greenville Place

    2006 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (47)
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    Live the high life in Greenville Place, where thoughtfully designed floor plans and myriad recreational and social opportunities await. Residents will feel the Southern charm of our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Greenville, South Carolina, with wrap-around porches and plenty of...

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  • Windsor House Greenville

    Windsor House Greenville

    1931 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC 29615
    (7)
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    Windsor House Greenville is a 50-bed community conveniently located on Pelham Road on Greenville's eastside. We are 1.5 miles from I-85 and 2.5 miles from Haywood Mall/Road. The facility is 9 years old, single story, and beautiful inside and out. The brick Georgian architecture with large white...

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  • Rolling Green Village

    Rolling Green Village

    1 Hoke Smith Blvd, Greenville, SC 29615
    (1)
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    Rolling Green Village is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Brockford Inn Assisted Living

    Brockford Inn Assisted Living

    56 N Highland Ave, Granite Falls, NC 28630
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    Brockford Inn has been providing elder care to our local community for over 40 years. Our staff has an equal amount of experience working with the geriatric population suffering from dementia, mental challenges, and being homeless. We are a family owned company, located in Granite Falls, NC. Our...

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  • Brookdale Robinwood

    Brookdale Robinwood

    1750 Robinwood Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (12)
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    It’s time to upgrade your senior living lifestyle. Choose us for your next home sweet home and you’ll enjoy an assisted living community in Gastonia, North Carolina. Ideally situated just 20 minutes north of Charlotte, we are one of the premier senior communities in the region. Our residents enjoy...

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  • Brookdale Greenville

    Brookdale Greenville

    1306 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (23)
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    Home Sweet Home Serving seniors in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation, our community provides you with a warm and welcoming environment where you can experience newfound freedom and independence. We handle all the cooking, cleaning and household chores so you can do...

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  • Brookdale New Hope

    Brookdale New Hope

    1680 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (14)
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    Find a Life of Redefined Independence Remember the senior living lifestyle you used to image? It’s still possible. Our premium assisted living services give you the ability to trade the stress and busyness that comes with life at home for a life spent exploring passions, creative pursuits and social...

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  • Spring Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Spring Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

    925 N. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
    (3)
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    Spring Park is an Atlas Senior Living Community with a separate secure memory care wing. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally stimulating. We encourage our residents to celebrate the joys of life every...

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  • The Legacy at Hawthorne Park

    The Legacy at Hawthorne Park

    20 Hawthorne Park Court, Greenville, SC 29615
    (33)
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    A Rich and Full Life Are you ready to exchange the mundane tasks of everyday life for a senior living experience rich in genuine friendships, quality care and freedom to do more of the things you love? If that sounds like an absolute yes, look no further than our assisted living community, The...

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  • Elmcroft of Newton

    Elmcroft of Newton

    1088 Radio Station Rd, Newton, NC 28658
    (9)
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    Close to vibrant Hickory and situated on beautiful grounds, Elmcroft of Newton is a warm, homelike assisted living single-story community that offers residents a relaxing living environment and easy access to shopping, dining and medical services. Senior residents enjoy Elmcroft of Newton’s...

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  • Harmony at Five Forks

    Harmony at Five Forks

    345 Five Forks Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29681
    (6)
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    Situated in Simpsonville, South Carolina, Harmony at Five Forks has 176 units, with 100 Independent Living apartments, 48 Assisted Living apartments and 28 Memory Care apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well landscaped campus. The community is...

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  • The Legacy at Southpointe Drive

    The Legacy at Southpointe Drive

    23 Southpointe Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
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    The Legacy at Southpointe Drive is an assisted living community in Greenville, South Carolina. Our community offers personalized care services in a home-like community just minutes from downtown Greenville. Our community is ideally located near Interstate I-85 and 385, offering convenient access to...

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  • Brookdale Falling Creek

    Brookdale Falling Creek

    910 29th Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
    (11)
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    Savor the Golden Years When you decide to move into our assisted living community in Hickory, North Carolina, you’re doing more than relocating to a new home. You’re embarking on a brand new adventure riddled with warm and friendly neighbors, a wonderfully diverse activity calendar and personalized...

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  • Pendleton Manor

    Pendleton Manor

    414 Summit Dr, Greenville, SC 29609
    (32)
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    Pendleton Manor is located in the downtown area of Greenville, SC and is owned and operated by Schonberg and Associates.  It is the oldest, most established Assisted Living in Greenville.  Along with the 35 bed assisted living, Pendleton Manor also has a 30 bed secured memory care unit for...

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  • Brookdale Hickory Northeast

    Brookdale Hickory Northeast

    2530 16th Street Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
    (12)
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    A Great Setting for a Great Life You deserve a great backdrop for living a great life, and that’s what we offer our residents. We are a premiere assisted living community in Hickory, North Carolina where you can trade the stress and hassles of life at home for a life lived well. You’ll be surrounded...

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  • Carolina Gardens at York

    Carolina Gardens at York

    1020 North Congress Street, York, SC 29745
    (7)
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    Carolina Gardens at York is an assisted living and memory care community located in York, South Carolina. York is a thriving city located near the larger metro areas of Charlotte and Rock Hill. Our historic city exudes southern charm and a rich history while also offering residents a strong sense of...

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  • Cascades Verdae

    Cascades Verdae

    10 Fountainview Terrace, Greenville, SC 29607
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    Cascades Verdae is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Greenville, South Carolina. Located on 40 acres and just minutes from downtown Greenville, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care Services...

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  • The Parker

    The Parker

    12 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601
    (18)
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    A Wonderful Retirement Tucked away in the heart of historic Greenville, our assisted living and memory care community often feels more like a family reunion than a traditional senior living experience. This is the place where you can enjoy everything you need for a wonderful retirement. From a...

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  • Elmcroft of Cramerton

    Elmcroft of Cramerton

    500 Cramer Mountain Road , Cramerton, NC 28032
    (1)
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    Situated in beautiful Cramerton, our vibrant assisted living single-story community offers picturesque views from atop Cramer Mountain and is conveniently close to both Charlotte and Gastonia. Elmcroft of Cramerton offers residents a warm, relaxing living environment and easy access to shopping,...

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  • Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804
    (12)
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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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  • Brookdale Lenoir

    Brookdale Lenoir

    1145 Powell Road Northeast, Lenoir, NC 28645
    (6)
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    Magnificent Care in the Blue Ridge Mountains Tucked into a quiet corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a community where you can trade the hassles and chores that come along with life at home for a resort-style life full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. We are a...

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  • Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

    Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

    709 Quillen Ave, Fountain Inn, SC 29644
    (9)
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    Located in Fountain Inn, Greenville County, South Carolina, Quillen Manor is an assisted living community for seniors that also provides memory care for residents with memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease. The community is nestled in a quiet, rural area, surrounded by trees that help...

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  • Lake Wylie Retirement and Assisted Living

    Lake Wylie Retirement and Assisted Living

    4877 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC 29710
    (16)
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    Situated near the Catawba River in York County, minutes from the city of Charlotte, Lake Wylie Retirement and Assisted Living Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With Lake Wylie nearby, a small town resort-like atmosphere and old-fashioned Southern charm make this peaceful and...

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  • Fairview Park

    Fairview Park

    544 Harrison Bridge Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29680
    (4)
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    Our assisted living services include: Three chef-inspired meals plus snacks daily Fitness and wellness activities Constant socials and events for family involvement Programs designed around our residents’ interests Brain fitness and memory enhancement programming Family encouragement Medication...

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  • Wesley Court

    916 Wesley Court, Boiling Springs, SC 29316
    (6)
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    Wesley Court is a beautiful assisted living community that is available to seniors in Boiling Springs, SC. This assisted living community aims to please all its residents and to offer them a great place to live. The city of Boiling Springs is a great place for family to visit, as everyone will want...

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  • Burke Long Term Care

    125 Camellia Garden Street, Morganton, NC 28655
    (5)
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    Burke Long Term Care is an assisted living community located on 40 beautiful acres close to downtown Morganton, North Carolina. We are always available to help our residents since we have staff that is awake and ready to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer activities to help our residents...

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  • Quaker Meadow

    125 Camellia Garden Street, Morganton, NC 28655
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    Quaker Meadow Family Care Home is located in Morganton, North Carolina. Nestled only 35 minutes from the base of the Blue Ridge Parkway, we enjoy clean air, beautiful scenery, and a small but caring community. We are conveniently located near 1-40, off exit 100, only 5-7 minutes away from the area...

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  • Heritage Care of Conover

    3430 Lester Street, Conover, NC 28613
    (2)
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    Heritage Care of Conover is a quiet, comfortable assisted living community located in picturesque Conover, NC. Nestled in the rural foothills of western North Carolina, residents craving a quiet, simple way of life will love what Conover has to offer. A perfect atmosphere for peace and relaxation,...

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  • The Springs at Simpsonville

    214 East Curtis Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681
    (3)
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    The Springs at Simpsonville is an assisted-living facility located in Simpsonville, S.C. The locally-owned senior center provides a personalized level of care to each resident in a comfortable home-like environment. Located within walking distance of downtown Simpsonville, the facility offers...

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Forest City, North Carolina

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide social events, healthcare, and supervision to people who are on average 65 years of age or older. Services provided often involve aid with ADLs. Residents may be kept under supervision and assessment. In select instances, facilities may offer dementia care, hospice, or nursing. In North Carolina, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $66,000 . North Carolina has specific standards related to this kind of facility.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Forest City, 49.5% participate in the labor force, 12.1% do not have health insurance, 24.3% have some form of disability, and 9.8% are widowed. Of the population of Forest City 14.6% have a college degree, 32.8% have a high-school diploma, and 6.9% have a graduate degree. In Forest City, 5.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Forest City is 28.0% black, 13.3% Hispanic, 63.2% white, 7.7% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Asian, and 0.7% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 55.4% are female and 44.6% are male. The median age of Forest City is 35 years old. Forest City has a population density of 324 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a big influence when choosing which destination is best for your loved one. The rent burden for Forest City is about 20.6% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Forest City is around $656 per month and the median home value in Forest City is about $91,723.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

In total, North Carolina has 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital. 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. The natural beauty of North Carolina is ranked 36th in the nation. Overall, North Carolina ranks 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare compared to other US states.

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. The state of North Carolina ranks 20th in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 46% of North Carolina residents voted Democrat and 50% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 45.3 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 9.06 inches. North Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 77%. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 62°F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53°F in the month of June. 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 Poplar, Yellow Passionflower, Dragon's Mouth Orchid, and Sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Amberjack, the Gray Bats, the Groundhog, or the Bobcat. The state animal of North Carolina is the The Squirrel.